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WEC workouts at the Palms

Photos by Chris Cozzone

The six headliners for Wednesday night's WEC card at the Palms in Las Vegas worked out in front of the media today.

WEC Bantamweight Champion Dominick Cruz (15-1) showed his speed while title challenger Joseph Benavidez (12-1) worked on striking and kicking.

On Wednesday, the Versus-televised card will headline their rematch - Cruz is the only fighter to hold a win over Benavidez.

In the co-main event, Shane Roller (8-2) will take on Anthony Pettis (9-1) in a three-rounder at 155 pounds.

Preceding Roller-Pettis, is a three-rounder at 145, between Cub Swanson (14-3) and undefeated Chad Mendes (7-0).

Cruz vs. Benavidez will be televised nationally live on VERSUS beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT. All of the network’s live WEC events are presented in HD and Spanish language SAP where available. For more information and how to find VERSUS in your local viewing area, visit


Dominick Cruz
Joseph Benavidez
Shane Roller
Anthony Pettis
Cub Swanson
Chad Mendes



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