Nearly three years have passed since the final event in World Extreme Cagefighting came and went.
WEC 53 featured electric fights, including Benson Henderson vs. Anthony "Showtime" Pettis, and sent the promotion out on as high a note as possible. Then again, every WEC event seemed to deliver a level of exhilaration and intrigue not found elsewhere (or at least not found so consistently).
Nearly three years since the UFC absorbed the WEC and its roster, we look back on the fights that defined the promotion. But since one fight would not suffice in summing up the WEC's terrific run, we picked nine.
Here are the nine best fights in the history of the WEC.