WEC 51 | Jose Aldo vs Manvel GamburyanCategory: MMA
In the main event of WEC 51: Aldo vs Gamburyan, the best fighter fighter in the world returns to make the second defense of his WEC Bantamweight title.
Set to challenge Jose “Junior” Aldo is the second best, Manvel “The Pitbull” Gamburyan.
On September 30, 2010 at the 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Colorado, USA, the two will meet.
Brazilian Jose Aldo (17 wins, 1 loss) is currently ranked the #1 featherweight in the world and the #3 pound-for-pound fighter by Sherdog. Although he has a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, he is making his name as a striker with six of his WEC fights ending victoriously by knockout or technical knockout.
He is currently on a ten fight winning streak. He had his first successful title defense at WEC 48 against Urijah Faber.
Manvel Gamburyan (11 wins, 4 losses) is an Armenian ranked as the number 2 Featherweight mixed martial artist in the world by Sherdog.
He won his last fight against Mike Brown at WEC 48 via Knockout.
UPDATE: Aldo defeated Gamburyan via KO (punches) at 1:32 of round 2 to retain the WEC Featherweight title.
Here’s the Jose Aldo vs Manvel Gamburyan fight video:
Check out the WEC 51 results and replay.