‘WEC 51: Aldo vs Gamburyan’ preview and predictions

World Extreme Cagefighting invades the 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, Colorado tomorrow night for “WEC 51: Aldo vs. Gamburyan.” Weigh-ins took place today at the same venue for the stacked fight card.

WEC 51 is headlined by a featherweight title bout between champion and one of the sports pound-for-pound best fighters, Jose Aldo, and Manny Gamburyan. In the night’s co-main event, a long-awaited rematch between Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Jamie Varner. Also on the card is former bantamweight champ Miguel Angel Torres and the heavy-hitters Chan Sung Jung — “The Korean Zombie” — and Leonard Garcia. The two battled in an epic war at WEC 48. Each fighter was rewarded with a fight on the televised card which airs on Versus.

Here are the WEC 51 predictions:


  • Champ Jose Aldo vs. Manny Gamburyan (for featherweight title)

PREDICTION: Jose Aldo def. Manny Gamburyan via third-round TKO

  • Donald Cerrone vs. Jamie Varner

PREDICTION: Jamie Varner def. Donald Cerrone via unanimous decision

  • Miguel Torres vs. Charlie Valencia

PREDICTION: Miguel Torres def. Charlie Valencia via second-round submission

  • Chan Sung Jung vs. George Roop

PREDICTION: Chan Sung Jung def. George Roop via unanimous decision

  • Leonard Garcia vs. Mark Hominick


Leonard Garcia def. Mark Hominick via second-round TKOL

Topics: Cowboys Cerrone, Featherweight Title, Jamie Varner, Jose Aldo, Leonard Garcia, Manny Gamburyan, Miguel Torres, MMA, The Korean Zombie, WEC, WEC 51

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