Versus Adds New WEC Events

Umstead, R. Thomas
September 2007
Multichannel News;9/10/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 36, p22
The article presents information on an agreement signed by Versus, the television network with the mixed martial arts organization World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC). Marc Fein, the senior vice president of programming and production of Versus has informed that according to the agreement, the television network will broadcast 20 WEC WrekCage episodes, a mix of non-televised WEC events and the best of Versus' live WEC events.


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