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posted on April 20, 2012
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Miguel Torres
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Name
Miguel Torres
Nick Name
Record
40 - 5 - 0 (Win - Loss - Draw)
Wins
9 KO/TKO (23%) 23 Submissions (58%) 8 Decisions (20%)
Losses
2 KO/TKO (40%) 1 Submissions (20%) 2 Decisions (40%)
Height
5'9
Weight
136lbs (62 kg)
Style
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
Birth Date
1981-01-18
City
East Chicago, Indiana
Country
United States
Biography / Career Highlights
Miguel Angel Torres (born January 18, 1981) is an American mixed martial artist. He is a former WEC Bantamweight champion. Prior to fighting with the WEC, Torres also held the bantamweight title for the US Shooto organization, as well as for the Ironheart Crown. Torres specializes primarily in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and also possesses a potent Muay Thai striking arsenal. Torres received his black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu from Carlson Gracie, Jr in September 2008.

As of March 2012, Torres is ranked the #6 bantamweight fighter in the world by Sherdog.
Fight STATS
Result Opponent Method Fight Title Date RouND Time
Win Larry Pulliam TKO (Punches) FFCC - Finke's Full Contact Challenge Mar / 27 / 2000 1 0:10
Win Dan Caesar Submission (Guillotine Choke) FFCC - Finke's Full Contact Challenge Apr / 24 / 2000 1 4:09
Win Michael Reyna Submission (Punches) FFCC - Finke's Full Contact Challenge May / 22 / 2000 1 1:22
Win Khris Cramer Submission (Triangle Choke) FFCC - Finke's Full Contact Challenge Jul / 28 / 2000 1 3:00
Win Dan Caesar Submission (Punches) FFCC - Finke's Full Contact Challenge Aug / 28 / 2000 1 4:30
Win Cory Merriman Submission (Punches) ES - Extreme Shootfighting Sep / 30 / 2000 1 1:27
Win Ricky Olson Decision (Unanimous) ES - Extreme Shootfighting Sep / 30 / 2000 1 15:00
Win Chad Bratton Decision (Unanimous) ES - Extreme Shootfighting Sep / 30 / 2000 1 15:00
Win Jesse Gudenschwagger TKO (Doctor Stoppage) MMA - Invitational 4 Nov / 18 / 2000 2 5:00
Win Danny Alexander Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) FFCC - Finke's Full Contact Challenge Jan / 29 / 2001 1 0:58
Win David Odle Submission (Punches) FFCC - Finke's Full Contact Challenge Feb / 26 / 2001 1 2:05
Win Mark Jaromillo Submission (Armbar) FFCC - Finke's Full Contact Challenge Mar / 26 / 2001 2 2:40
Win Josh Mason Submission (Punches) CR 2 - Cage Rage 2 Apr / 14 / 2001 2 N/A
Win Patrick Rodriguez Submission FFCC - Finke's Full Contact Challenge Apr / 30 / 2001 2 1:41
Win Danny Long KO (Punches) TCC - Total Combat Challenge Sep / 29 / 2001 1 N/A
Win Nick Mitchell Decision (Unanimous) IHC 3 - Exodus Nov / 10 / 2001 2 5:00
Win Steve Reyna TKO (Doctor Stoppage) IHC 3 - Exodus Nov / 10 / 2001 1 5:00
Win Craig Williamson Submission (Triangle Choke) TCC - Battle of the Badges Apr / 13 / 2002 1 2:45
Win Brian Szohr Submission (Triangle Choke) TCC - Battle of the Badges Apr / 13 / 2002 1 3:36
Win Lindsey Durlacher Decision (Unanimous) IHC 4 - Armageddon May / 18 / 2002 3 5:00
Loss Ryan Ackerman Decision (Unanimous) IHC 6 - Inferno Nov / 22 / 2003 3 5:00
Win Mustafa Hussaini TKO (Punches) IHC 7 - The Crucible Jun / 5 / 2004 3 1:24
Win Alex Khanbabian Submission (Armbar) IHC 8 - Ethereal Nov / 20 / 2004 1 1:01
Win Jim Bruketta Submission (Triangle Choke) TFC 2 - Total Fight Challenge 2 Feb / 19 / 2005 2 2:08
Win Mike French Submission (Triangle Choke) SB 40 - SuperBrawl 40 Apr / 30 / 2005 2 2:44
Win Dan Swift Decision (Unanimous) TFC 3 - Total Fight Challenge 3 May / 21 / 2005 3 5:00
Win Ryan Ackerman Submission (Armbar) IHC 9 - Purgatory Nov / 19 / 2005 1 4:45
Win Joe Pearson Submission (Triangle Choke) TFC 5 - Total Fight Challenge 5 Feb / 18 / 2006 1 0:28
Win Richard Nancoo TKO (Punches) IHC 10 - Tempest Apr / 29 / 2006 2 N/A
Win Derek Collins TKO (Punches) TFC 6 - Total Fight Challenge 6 Sep / 9 / 2006 1 2:32
Win Derek Collins TKO (Punches) TFC 6 - Total Fight Challenge 6 Sep / 9 / 2006 1 2:32
Win Bobby Gamboa Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) AFC - Absolute Fighting Championships 19 Oct / 21 / 2006 1 2:52
Win Charles Wilson Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) TFC 7 - Total Fight Challenge 7 Feb / 10 / 2007 3 1:29
Win Darius Turcinskas Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) IMMAC 2 - Attack Apr / 21 / 2007 2 0:57
Win Jeff Bedard Submission (Triangle Choke) WEC 30 - Las Vegas Sep / 5 / 2007 1 2:30
Win Chase Beebe Submission (Guillotine Choke) WEC 32 - Albuquerque Feb / 13 / 2008 1 3:59
Win Yoshiro Maeda TKO (Doctor Stoppage) WEC 34 - Sacramento Jun / 1 / 2008 3 5:00
Win Manny Tapia TKO (Punches and Elbows) WEC 37 - Torres vs. Tapia Dec / 3 / 2008 2 3:04
Win Takeya Mizugaki Decision (Unanimous) WEC 40 - Torres vs. Mizugaki Apr / 5 / 2009 5 5:00
Loss Brian Bowles KO (Punches) WEC 42 - Torres vs. Bowles Aug / 9 / 2009 1 3:57
Loss Joseph Benavidez Submission (Guillotine Choke) WEC 47 - Bowles vs. Cruz Mar / 6 / 2010 2 2:57
Win Charlie Valencia Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) WEC 51 - Aldo vs. Gamburyan Sep / 30 / 2010 2 2:25
Win Antonio Banuelos Decision (Unanimous) UFC 126 - Silva vs. Belfort Feb / 5 / 2011 3 5:00
Loss Demetrious Johnson Decision (Unanimous) UFC 130 - Rampage vs. Hamill May / 28 / 2011 3 5:00
Win Nick Pace Decision (Unanimous) UFC 139 - Shogun vs. Hendo Nov / 19 / 2011 3 5:00
Win Michael McDonald KO (Punches) UFC 145 - Jones vs. Evans Apr / 21 / 2012 1 3:18
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