Hosman was expected to meet David Smith at the event. However, WEC officials confirmed that Smith was forced off the card due to an injury he suffered prior to bout agreements being signed. The Los Angeles-based George, who's riding a five-fight win streak after competing in organizations across the country, got the bout instead.
On Saturday, December 19, 2009 from Las Vegas, Nevada, Watch Live Cerrone vs. Ratcliff as the world may know who is next in line for a crack at the WEC lightweight champion. WEC 45 this Saturday can also watch stream online on Versus Tv.
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The official list of WEC 45 Fight Card:
Donald Cerrone vs. Ed Ratcliff
Chris Horodecki vs. Anthony Njokuani
Joseph Benavidez vs. Rani Yahya
Scott Jorgensen vs. Takeya Mizugaki
Bart Palaszewski vs. Anthony Pettis
Muhsin Corbbrey vs. Zach Micklewright
Chad George vs. John Hosman
Tyler Toner vs. Brandon Visher
Kyle Dietz vs. Brad Pickett
Erik Koch vs. Jameel Massouh
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