WEC 48: Aldo vs. Faber Postfight Press Conference

Joshua CareySenior Analyst IApril 25, 2010

WEC 48: Aldo vs. Faber live on pay-per-view is now completed and we are live from the postfight press conference.

The championship double header provided lots of fireworks and many post-event discussions.

Attendance for the event came in at 14,144 which comes in around a million dollar gate.

Both champions left Arco Arena keeping their titles and did so in impressive fashion.

Jose Aldo took away the legs of Urijah Faber and dominated their fight enroute to a Unanimous Decision victory.

Ben Henderson's championship defense took much less time as he submitted Donald Cerrone via guillotine in the first round of their fight.


Fight Night Bonuses:

Fight of the night: Leonard Garcia and Chan Sung Jung

Submission of the night: Ben Henderson

Knockout of the night: Manny Gamburyan


Post-Fight Press Conference Quotes from Arco Arena:

Dana White: "Find out Monday about the pay-per-view numbers. It was a great night and I can put Abu Dhabi behind me now."

Dana White: "No doubt he (Jose Aldo) should definitely be on the pound-for-pound list."

Dana White: "You couldn't of picked a better fight (Garcia vs. Sung Jung) to lead into the pay-per-view."

Dana White: "I don't think Urijah's going anywhere. He's still one of the best."

Jose Aldo: "The only strike that kept landing was that low kick so I kept throwing it."

Manny Gamburyan: "He's (Jose Aldo) a true champion, a phenom." I'd like to fight him, I'm ready."

Ben Henderson: "All I wanted to do was finish this fight."

Leonard Garcia: "He's (Sung Jung) one of the only guys who's said he's going to stand and trade with me and he did. I respect him a lot for that."

Chan Sung Jung: "I think Leonard Garcia is a great athlete."

Scott Jorgensen: "I was happy with the way it ended. I have to credit my coach Kit Cope. We've been working my stand up a lot." I want the title shot (Bantamweight)."

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