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Brian Stann vs. Steve Cantwell for the WEC light heavyweight signed for August 3

wec-logo1.jpgWEC light heavyweight champion Brian Stann was a guest on the Howard Stern show today and revealed that his next fight will be taking place on a WEC card on August 3.

According to Stann, he will defend his title against Steve Cantwell.

The fight will actually serve as a rematch, as Stann and Cantwell fought at WEC 26 in March of 2007. Stann, 6-0, TKO’d Cantwell at 41 seconds of round 1.

Since losing to Stann, Cantwell has gone 2-0 with wins over Justin McElfresh at WEC 29 last August and against Tim McKenzie at WEC 33 this past March.

Cantwell has five wins on his pro record with the only loss of his career coming against Stann.

Stann won the title from Doug Marshall at WEC 33 on March 26. His fight vs. Cantwell will be his first-ever title defense.

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