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WEC to UFC: 10 Most Successful Transitions

The 10 most successful transitions from the WEC to the UFC
By: Jared Jones, FOX Sports
"Since being absorbed by the UFC in 2010, the fighters of the WEC (World Extreme Cagefighting) have seen their fair share of crossover success. In fact, it would be hard to claim that the stars of the WEC have done anything less than dominate the landscape of the UFC’s lighter weight divisions. The WEC is, after all, the organization that helped mold two current UFC champs, two former UFC champs, an interim champ, and four title challengers among other notable fighters.

"Last week, it was announced that Fox Sports 1 would be launching “The Best of WEC,” a six-part series that hihglights some of the greatest fights in the organization’s history, starting on March 19th. So to celebrate this occasion, we decided to pay tribute to some of the WEC’s finest fighters via a list that you will likely disagree with. YAY INTERNET!"

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