MMA fighter blames loss on last-minute shorts change

Money, it’s gotta be the shorts! The shorts! The shorts! Miguel Torres (pictured) is from Chicago, so he should understand that Michael Jordan reference. However, what Torres doesn’t understand is why he was forced to change his shorts when he was already in the cage about to fight Pablo Alfonso at “World Series of Fighting 6.” According to Torres, referee Troy Waugh told...
Via 5thRound.com
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Miguel Torres Looking to “Get Back on Top” at WSOF 6

Once hailed as the top bantamweight competitor on the planet, Miguel Torres is currently on a two fight losing streak and fighting not just for a pay cheque, but for relevance in the MMA world he once ruled. The Mexican-American is 2-3 since debuting in the UFC in 2011 but is currently riding a two fight losing streak, including his WSOF debut, where Torres lost a close split decision...
Via The Flying Knee MMA
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Colombian middleweight Jose Miguel Torres signs with Sampson Boxing, looks to Martinez fight

Sampson Lewkowicz of Sampson Boxing is proud to announce that Colombian middleweight power puncher Jose Miguel "Mochuelito" Torres (26-5, 23 KOs) has signed an exclusive multiyear promotional agreement with Sampson Boxing LLC. 33-year-old Torres is probably best known for his NABO and NABF title-winning KO 6 over previously undefeated Patrick Majewski last November...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
November 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Miguel Torres’ Rapid Fall From Grace

Not too many moons ago, Miguel Torres (Pictured) was undeniably the baddest bantamweight in bare feet. He appeared to be untouchable, having rattled off 17 consecutive victories en route to capturing the WEC crown. Furthermore, the man donning MMA’s meanest mullet started out his professional career having lost only one of his first 38 fights – a torrid run that began at the...
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November 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Miguel Torres and Anthony Johnson Land Opponents for ‘World Series of Fighting 1′

Former UFC stars Miguel Torres (Pictured) and Anthony Johnson have secured opponents for World Series of Fighting’s inaugural event. Torres co-headlines the November 3rd festivities against bantamweight Marlon Moraes, while Johnson battles D.J. Linderman in a light heavyweight affair. Torres and “Rumble” both inked exclusive, multi-fight agreements with WSOF. “With the...
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October 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Arianny And Miguel Torres Backstage At ‘The Burn’

If you haven’t seen the burn, it’s like watching Jeffery Ross do his roast jokes over and over and over.  I’m not saying it’s not funny, it’s just a little much.  Looks like the UFCer’s had some fun at the Comedy Central studios. Arianny ‘Sneaks On A Plane’ Torres Goes Zombie Apocalypse
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September 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Miguel Torres Signs with World Series of Fighting

On second thought, Miguel Torres (Pictured) will now make his post-UFC debut with World Series of Fighting. The upstart promotion announced their latest acquisition Sunday night via Twitter. The former WEC bantamweight champion initially announced he would be competing for Titan Fighting Championship, but MMAFighting is reporting Torres has decided to ink a three-fight deal with...
Via 5thRound.com
September 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Miguel Torres Fired From UFC Following Offensive Tweet, Later Apologizes

Miguel Torres was trying to be funny, it ended up costing his job. The MMA star was having a conversation with a fan on Twitter and tweeted a reference to FX's It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. UFC president Dana White found the tweet to be offensive and cut Torres from the UFC roster, according to MMAFighting.com. Torres' tweet, which as been removed, said, "If...
Via NESN.com
December 11, 2011  |  Discuss

MMA: You Can Call Miguel Torres A Political Pawn

  If now former UFC bantamweight Miguel Torres insists on blaming someone other than himself for getting to be one of the 390,000 or so Americans who will file an initial claim for jobless benefits in the coming week, he can look no further than George Pataki.George Pataki?For it was Pataki, then the governor of New York State, who in 1997 gleefully signed into law a bill prohibiting...
Via Race Review Online
December 10, 2011  |  Discuss

Miguel Torres Released From UFC Following Rape Tweet

 The former WEC bantamweight champion Miguel Torres has been released from the UFC.  Torres is known for tweeting pretty regularly and sent out this tweet that didn't make Dana White to happy.  "If a rape van was called a surprise van, more women wouldn't mind going for rides in them," Torres wrote. "Everyone likes surprises."  Dana White...
Via Backyard Sports Blog
December 09, 2011  |  Discuss

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