Joseph Benavidez vs. Rani Yahya set for WEC 45 in December (Updated)

A bantamweight bout between contenders Joseph Benavidez (10-1 MMA, 2-1 WEC) and Rani Yahya (15-4 MMA, 4-1 WEC) is set for next month’s WEC 45 event.

A source close to the event today told MMAjunkie.com the fight has been signed, and the WEC has since confirmed that bout and others for “WEC 45: Cerrone
vs. Ratcliff,” which officially takes place Dec. 19 at The Pearl at the
Palms Casino Resort.

However, a proposed matchup between Takeya Mizugaki (12-3-2 MMA, 1-1 WEC) and Damacio Page (12-4 MMA, 3-1 WEC) has fallen through.


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