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The big deal about the WEC's small success

Updated: April 29, 2010, 12:59 PM ET
By Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

Whether or not we should consider the rumored 150,000 to 200,000 purchases for Saturday's Jose Aldo-Urijah Faber bantamweight fight on pay-per-view a success might depend on what those households thought they were buying.

Stripped of all WEC identification -- everything but the compressed blue cage -- both the event and the hype leading into it took on the appearance of a major UFC broadcast. Dana White and Joe Rogan chatted about Faber's chances; the barker show was on Spike, the go-to ...

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