2003 in WEC

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2003 in WEC
A poster or logo for 2003 in WEC.
Information
First dateMarch 27, 2003
Last dateOctober 17, 2003
Events
Total events3
Fights
Total fights40
Title fights5
Chronology
2002 in WEC 2003 in WEC 2004 in WEC

The year 2003 is the 3rd year in the history of World Extreme Cagefighting, a mixed martial arts promotion based in the United States. In 2003 WEC held 3 events beginning with, WEC 6: Return of a Legend.

Title fights[edit]

Title fights in 2003
Weight class Method Round Time Event Notes
Light Heavyweight Frank Shamrock def. Bryan Pardoe Submission (Armbar) 1 1:46 WEC 6: Return of a Legend [a]
Welterweight Nick Diaz def. Joe Hurley Submission (Kimura) 1 1:55 WEC 6: Return of a Legend [b]
Super Heavyweight Ron Waterman def. James Nevarez TKO (Punches) 3 2:31 WEC 7: This Time It's Personal [c]
Welterweight Shonie Carter def. Dax Bruce Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 2:28 WEC 7: This Time It's Personal [d]
Featherweight Cole Escovedo (c) def. Anthony Hamlett TKO (Punches) 2 1:30 WEC 8: Halloween Fury 2 [e]

Events list[edit]

No. Event Date Venue Location Attendance
8 WEC 8: Halloween Fury 2 October 17, 2003 Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino Lemoore, California
7 WEC 7: This Time It's Personal August 9, 2003 Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino Lemoore, California
6 WEC 6: Return of a Legend March 27, 2003 Tachi Palace Hotel & Casino Lemoore, California

WEC 6: Return of a Legend[edit]

WEC 6: Return of a Legend
Information
PromotionWorld Extreme Cagefighting
DateMarch 27, 2003
VenueTachi Palace
CityLemoore, California
Event chronology
WEC 5: Halloween Havoc WEC 6: Return of a Legend WEC 7: This Time It's Personal

WEC 6: Return of a Legend[1] was an event held on March 27, 2003 at the Tachi Palace in Lemoore, California, United States.

Results[edit]

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Light Heavyweight Frank Shamrock def. Bryan Pardoe Submission (Armbar) 1 1:46 [a]
Gil Castillo def. Chris Williams TKO (Corner Stoppage) 1 5:00
Jeremy Jackson def. Shonie Carter Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
Brian Stromberg def. Levi Thornbrue TKO (Submission to Punches) 1 1:43
Welterweight Nick Diaz def. Joe Hurley Submission (Kimura) 1 1:55 [b]
Gilbert Melendez def. Jeff Hougland TKO (Punches) 2 2:05
Mike Swick def. Kengo Ura KO (Knee) 3 0:31
Bret Bergmark def. Brodie Farber TKO (Punches) 1 3:57
Brandon Wolff def. Hannibal Adofo Decision (Split) 3 5:00
Tim McKenzie def. John Appleby TKO (Punches) 1 1:03
Ed Wedding def. Doug Evans Submission (Armbar) 1 4:37
Chris Sanford def. Jack Cardenas Submission (Armbar) 1 2:45
Poppies Martinez def. Erick Husbands KO (Punches) 1 0:10
Carlos Cordero def. Steve Cutler Submission (Armbar) 1 2:31


WEC 7: This Time It's Personal[edit]

WEC 7: This Time It's Personal[2] was an event held on August 9, 2003 at the Tachi Palace in Lemoore, California, United States.

Results[edit]

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Super Heavyweight Ron Waterman def. James Nevarez TKO (Punches) 3 2:31 [a]
Welterweight Tony Alanis def. Don Rugebreght Submission (Punches) 1 1:54
Wander Braga def. Nick Ertl Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
Welterweight Shonie Carter def. Dax Bruce Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 2:28 [b]
Light Heavyweight Boyd Ballard vs. Abraham Baxter Draw 3 5:00
Lightweight Olaf Alfonso def. Randy Spence TKO (Punches) 2 4:34
Welterweight J.T. Taylor def. Ryan Schultz KO (Punches) 2 1:56
Welterweight Jason Von Flue def. Nick Gilardi Technical Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) 1 2:46
Heavyweight Anthony Arria def. Levi Thornbrue TKO (Punches) 1 1:29
Middleweight Poppies Martinez def. Johnny Fadella TKO (Knees) 1 0:51
Featherweight Jorge Evangelista def. Gary Quan TKO (Shoulder Injury) 1 4:26
Lightweight Gabe Ruediger def. Carlos Cordero TKO (Punches) 1 2:57
Middleweight Michael Brown def. John Letters Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 0:54


WEC 8: Halloween Fury 2[edit]

WEC 8: Halloween Fury 2[3] was an event held on October 17, 2003 at the Tachi Palace in Lemoore, California, United States.

Results[edit]

Main Card
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Featherweight Cole Escovedo (c) def. Anthony Hamlett TKO (Punches) 2 1:30 [a]
Heavyweight Mike Kyle def. Jerry Vrbanovic KO (Punches) 1 0:12
Welterweight Shonie Carter def. J.T. Taylor Decision (Unanimous) 3 5:00
Heavyweight Doug Marshall def. Anthony Fuller Submission (Punches) 1 0:32
Welterweight Tom Owens def. Tony Alanis Submission (Triangle Armbar) 1 1:49
Middleweight Chris Leben def. Brian Sleeman Submission (Armbar) 1 3:15
Lightweight Poppies Martinez def. AJ Wieman Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 2:01
Fernando Gonzalez def. Mike Castillo TKO (Punches) 1 1:27
Sean Liddell def. Chris Saunders TKO (Corner Stoppage) 1 5:00
Welterweight Ryan Schultz def. Hannibal Adofo KO (Punch) 1 0:25
Lightweight Olaf Alfonso def. Randy Bowers Submission (Armbar) 1 3:05
Welterweight Jason Von Flue def. Chris Irvine Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) 1 2:04
Light Heavyweight Richard Montoya def. Travis Stuart Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 1 0:38


See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "WEC 6: Return of a Legend". Sherdog. Archived from the original on September 4, 2014.
  2. ^ "WEC 7: This Time It's Personal". Sherdog. Archived from the original on September 4, 2014.
  3. ^ "WEC 8: Halloween Fury 2". Sherdog. Archived from the original on September 4, 2014.