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Sep 26, 2014 9:18 am

Miguel Torres Set To Fight On Legacy FC’s Debut Kickboxing Event

Legacy FC’s innaugural kickboxing event on January 16th is shaping up, and has picked up another former UFC fighter. Miguel Torres, former WEC champion has signed on to compete at the event against 6-3 Angel Huerta. Torres was originally scheduled to compete for GLORY WS in May, but pulled out of the bout. MMAJunkie confirmed...

Aug 2, 2014 10:07 am

Miguel Torres Won A Fight Last Night

“Tonight I fought for Rebel FC in Singapore against a well prepared opponent, it was a war and got the victory. Want to thank all of my students, training partners, everyone who helped teach for me while I was training, my family for all the support, and Rebel FC for the opportunity. Felt great to...

May 8, 2014 6:29 pm

Miguel Torres Signs with GLORY, June Debut Set

Miguel Torres is throwing his hat into the kickboxing ring. Torres has signed a one-night contract with GLORY, according to MMA Fighting. Torres is scheduled to make his debut at GLORY 17 Los Angeles on June 21. Torres’ fight will be on the GLORY 17 Spike TV undercard. The main card will be the promotion’s...

Feb 17, 2014 10:21 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Miguel Torres Picked Up First Win In Over 2-Years Last Weekend

Over the weekend former WEC Champ, Miguel Torres, notched a much-needed win under his belt. After a string of poor performances, the man once considered the pound for pound king, was able to successfully out-point Giovanni Moljo at “United Combat League: Havoc in Hammond” in Indiana. The victory gives Torres his first win since UFC...

Oct 28, 2013 11:01 am

Miguel Torres Says Ref Changes Threw Him Off At WSOF 6

“Was told by WSOF I could wear my spats, got my knee brace approved by commission, felt great and was on point warming up. Was in blue corner and was already in the cage about to fight then told by ref I had to leave and change into shorts. Had to sprint 100 yards there,...

Oct 26, 2013 5:20 pm

WSOF 6 RESULTS: Pablo Alfonso Chokes Miguel Torres in First Round

Another UFC vet and former WEC champion, Miguel Torres also fought on the stacked World Series of Fighting 6 preliminary card. He took on Pablo Alfonso in a pivotal bout. The action was dictated early by Alfonso as he lunged in to create range on the lanky Torres. Alfonso pushed Torres back, as Torres waited...

Sep 28, 2013 1:06 pm

QUICK TWITT | Miguel Torres Searching For Man Who Robbed His Father At Gunpoint

Former WEC bantamweight champion, Miguel ‘Angel’ Torres, has had to deal with his fare share of adversity outside of the cage. The current WSOF hopeful has now taken another blow to his personal life, due to a recent event in which his father was held up at gunpoint. Torres took to his personal facebook account...

May 7, 2013 9:19 am

VIDEO | Miguel Torres Completely Loses Memory After KO Loss

THIS VIDEO HAS BEEN REMOVED In his last UFC appearance Miguel Torres got knocked out by Michael McDonald. From the outside looking it, it appeared to be just another KO loss, but with this newly released footage it was much more than that.

Oct 11, 2012 6:39 am

Exclusive: Part Two of Our Interview with Miguel Torres

  To read part one of our exclusive interview with Miguel Torres click here.   Provided he gets by Moraes in November he may already have an opponent in place. Recent World Series of Fighting signee Tyson Nam is training as we speak and will be a part of the second card the organization puts...

Oct 11, 2012 6:36 am

Exclusive: Miguel Torres Talks About the WSOF and Showing He’s Still a Top Fighter

  The name Miguel Torres still carries a lot of weight, especially considering he fights at 135lbs. After ruling the WEC bantamweight division for nearly two years, Torres ran into some tough fighters and lost two of his last three bouts for the organization before being swallowed up by the UFC. The excitement surrounding the...

Oct 3, 2012 6:03 am

#9 BJPENN.COM RADIO:Ralek Gracie, Lorenz Larkin & Miguel Torres

  BJPenn.Com Radio returns on Sunday night at 6:30pm eastern with a trio of great guests who are sure to entertain the masses. Joining hosts Mitch Ciccarelli and Bryan Levick first will be Ralek Gracie the son of legendary Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu professor Rorion Gracie. Ralek is also the nephew of former UFC Champion Royce Gracie...

Aug 30, 2012 11:41 am

REPORT | Miguel Torres Was Released Due To Disciplinary Action Not Loss | UFC NEWS

In a recent newsletter coming out of The Wrestling Observer, the grand wizard of behind the scenes gossip, Mr. Dave Meltzer, made a shocking proclamation regarding the recent release of UFC bantamweight Miguel Torres. Here is what he had to say. [box_light]The cutting of Miguel Torres was disciplinary in nature although it was not said...

Aug 22, 2012 10:31 am

Miguel Torres Announces Departure From UFC, Signed To TITAN FC | MMA NEWS

I am writing this letter to inform you that as a result of my last loss, I was cut from the UFC. My next fight will be in Hammond, Indiana for Titan Fighting Championship on November the 2nd. I am excited to continue fighting, to regain my focus and to get back to what made...

Apr 18, 2012 1:07 pm

Miguel Torres Favors Brawling Like Leonard Garcia But Needs To Win

“That’s the hardest part of how I train, because if it was up to me I’d make every fight a brawl. I would go out there and I would Leonard Garcia every fight. But I’ve learned from my past losses that you can’t do that. Eventually someone’s going to figure you out and they’re going...

Apr 4, 2012 8:00 am

Miguel Torres Blog | I Believe I Will Be Champion Again

By Miguel Torres: When I first started fighting, the primary aim was to make money and pay for my college. I also wanted to make my father and family proud of me. By 2012, the aims have shifted somewhat, as I am established in the sport, have won a world title and now have my...

Apr 2, 2012 5:13 pm

VIDEO | UFC Cribs with Miguel Torres Part 1

Miguel Torres gives a tour of where he is staying for the first part of his training camp in Deerfield Beech, Florida for his fight versus Michael McDonald in Atlanta, Georgia at UFC 145.

Mar 26, 2012 7:29 am

Miguel Torres Loves Training In Montreal But Misses Taco’s

“I love Montreal. It’s an awesome place. The only thing that gets me down from time to time is the cold. That’s one thing I could do without while staying here. Still, I’ve traveled to a lot of countries during my 14-year mixed martial arts career, and I can safely say Montreal boasts some of...

Dec 28, 2011 2:16 pm

UFC NEWS – Miguel Torres Back In The UFC

According to UFC president Dana White, bantamweight fighter, Miguel Torres has been allowed back into the UFC following a dismissal from the promotion earlier this month. White announced the news following today’s UFC 141 pre-fight press conference. Torres, the former WEC bantamweight champion, received his walking papers from the promotion following a controversial posting on...

Dec 9, 2011 9:20 am

UFC NEWS – Dana White Comments On Miguel Torres Termination

“It wasn’t that I thought this was offensive. I thought it was absolutely ridiculous and offensive. And yeah, I’m sure, offensive to many people. There’s been cases here where things have happened where some people have been offended by things that the fighters have said. You know, we have the Forrest Griffin incident, we’ve got...

Dec 8, 2011 7:43 pm

UFC NEWS: Miguel Torres Cut From The UFC Due To Twitter Remarks

“This morning I’m on [Michael] Landsberg’s show, up here in Canada, and he hits me with the quote of what he tweeted. Now there’s no explanation for that. There’s absolutely nothing I could say to make any sense of that. And the fact that he even thinks that’s funny or that’s a joke, it disturbs...

Nov 28, 2011 6:16 pm

UC NEWS – Miguel Torres Thinks He Has The Tools To Beat Cruz

“I think I pose the biggest threat to him as far as anybody at 135. … I don’t know who he’s fought with good leg kicks, that kick to the leg a lot, but I know a lot of the guys that I train with, that move like him, you hit them in the leg...

Nov 15, 2011 8:25 am

UFC NEWS – Miguel Torres Sacrificing It All To Return To Glory At UFC 139

“To my family, friends, and true students, I miss you guys and am coming home in a week. The choices I have to make to become a world champion again comes at an extremely high expense. I know what must be done to take care of my family, students, business, and employees. When I was...