Archive: Miguel Torres

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...

Dec 3, 2013 11:09 am

Michael McDonald Has Been Abstinent For 3.5 Years, ‘Arguably’ Why He’s Dominant

Right around the corner from my hometown, Oakdale MMA’s Michael McDonald has had a meteoric rise to stardom over the last few years thanks to wins over Miguel Torres, Alex Soto and Edwin Figueroa, victories which led him to a title fight against Renan Barao at UFC on Fuel: Barao vs McDonald, a match-up in which he...

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,...

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 30, 2013 8:00 am

Nick Diaz Announces First Show for WAR MMA for June 22nd in Stockton, California

  Since Nick Diaz (26-9, 1 NC) lost to UFC welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre, back in November, he has gone off on a career tangent. Diaz first made waves as he applied for a promoters license, as a basic website was spotted online. We recently shared news of Diaz looking for a June 22nd debut...

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.

Dec 5, 2012 10:40 am

Dana White confirms Renan Barao vs. Michael McDonald title fight in 2013 | UFC News

With the news that current UFC bantamweight champ Dominick Cruz will be on the shelf for another 6-9 months due to a second ACL surgery, UFC President Dana White has confirmed that interim champ Renan Barao (29-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC) will now defend his belt against Michael McDonald (19-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) in early 2013. Barao, who won the...

Nov 4, 2012 11:05 am

NSAC Releases World Series of Fighting Payroll

  Andrei Arlovski was the big earner from last night’s inaugural World Series of Fighting event that was held in Las Vegas and broadcast on the NBC Sports Network. The Nevada State Athletic Commission released the figures for all 20 fighters this morning. Arlovski, the former UFC Heavyweight Champion took home $60K for a little...

Nov 4, 2012 6:22 am

MMA World Series of Fighting 1 Results and Highlights

  Last night from the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas the World Series of Fighting held their first show with a 10 bout card that featured one of the craziest knockouts in MMA history and the debut of kickboxing great Tyrone Spong. The four bout main card was televised on the NBC...

Nov 2, 2012 5:02 pm

MMA World Series of Fighting Weigh-In Results

  All 20 fighters who will compete in tomorrow night’s MMA World Series of Fighting inaugural event stepped on the scales tonight in Las Vegas. Here are the results: Andrei Arlovski (247) vs. Devin Cole (249) Anthony Johnson (205) vs. D.J. Linderman (205.5) Miguel Torres (135.5) vs. Marlon Moraes (135) Tyrone Spong (205) vs. Travis...

Nov 2, 2012 9:54 am

Watch the MMA World Series of Fighting Weigh-Ins Tonight

  The MMA World Series of Fighting debuts tomorrow night in Las Vegas and live on the NBC Sports Network with a stacked line-up featuring five televised fights and six undercard bouts. You can watch the weigh-ins live tonight beginning at 7pm eastern/4pm pacific by clicking here. The main event is a heavyweight tilt between...

Oct 24, 2012 4:20 pm

WSOF Adds Tyrone Spong-Travis Bartlett to Televised Portion of their November 3rd Card

  Kickboxing legend Tyrone Spong was recently a guest on BJPenn.Com Radio and told hosts Mitch Ciccarelli and myself that he was more than prepared to make his MMA debut for the World Series of Fighting on November 3rd against Travis Bartlett. Today WSOF announced that Spong’s fight will be added to the televised portion...

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 6:26 am

Anthony "Rumble" Johnson Signs with The World Series of Fighting | MMA NEWS

  According to reports, former UFC welterweight Anthony “Rumble” Johnson has signed a deal with The World Series of Fighting. Johnson will face D.J. Linderman on the main card which will be broadcast on the NBC Sports Network formerly known as The Versus Network. Johnson has been extremely busy since being released by the UFC...