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WEC 42: Torres vs. Bowles Set For August 9 in Las Vegas

Miguel TorresWEC 42, which is headlined by WEC bantamweight champion Miguel Torres taking on challenger Brian Bowles, will take place on August 9 at The Joint in Las Vegas, according to

The event, which will air live on Versus, takes place just one day after UFC 101 on August 8th in Philadephia, which features UFC lightweight champion BJ Penn vs. Kenny Florian and Anderson Silva vs. Forrest Griffin.

The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino was recently revamped and can now hold over 4,000 spectators.

In addition to the Torres-Bowles headliner, bantamweight contenders Takeya Mizugaki vs. Jeff Curran are also scheduled to fight on the card.

Stay tuned to for the latest WEC news and WEC rumors.

[Pictured: Miguel Torres]

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