Co-Main Event | Bantamweight · 135 lbs | MMA
Joseph Benavidez defeats Miguel Torres via Submission at 2:57 of Round 2
|11-1-0||Pro Record At Fight||37-2-0|
|Climbed to 12-1||Record After Fight||Fell to 37-3|
|+293 (Moderate Underdog)||Betting Odds||-330 (Moderate Favorite)|
|United States||Nationality||United States|
|Sacramento, California||Fighting out of||East Chicago, Indiana|
|25 years, 7 months, 3 days||Age at Fight||29 years, 1 month, 2 weeks, 2 days|
|135.0 lbs (61.2 kgs)||Weigh-In Result||134.5 lbs (61.0 kgs)|
|5'4" (163cm)||Height||5'9" (176cm)|
|65.0" (165cm)||Reach||72.0" (183cm)|
|Team Alpha Male||Gym||Torres Martial Arts Academy|
- Bout Information
- Event: WEC 47: Bowles vs Cruz
- Date: Saturday 03.06.2010
- Referee: Mark Matheny
- Venue: Nationwide Arena
- Enclosure: Cage
- Location: Columbus, Ohio, United States
- Bout Billing: Co-Main Event (fight 10 of 11)
- Pro/Am: Professional
- Weight: 135 lbs (61.2 kg)
- TV Commentary: Todd Harris, Stephan Bonnar
- Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
- Post-Fight Interviewer: Todd Harris
- Benavidez Total Disclosed Pay: $39,000
- Torres Total Disclosed Pay: $26,000
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Videos & Highlights
Interview | Torres and Benavidez Pre-Fight Interviews with WEC report dead link
The WEC gives us these pre-fight interviews with the fighters in the Torres vs Benavidez fight at WEC 47.
Benavidez vs. Torres Fighter Tweets
If fighters from this bout were talking on Twitter before or after the fight, this is where you can find it. Below are all the Tweets we've recorded near the date of the bout.
- @jfmize i dnt think they are on sale my man. they only made like 10. if i find out anything i will let u knw
- 4 days, 20 hours, and 57 minutes
- http://twitpic.com/17z5n5 - look what i found. they r all CRISPY and smell awful!!
- 4 days, 19 hours, and 4 minutes
- barely unpacking from my trip to Ohio...but i have been eating and sleeping alot!!
- 4 days, 18 hours, and 27 minutes
- @chadmendes i like alvins shirt!!!! looks fun tell everyone i say whats up.
- 4 days, 18 hours, and 19 minutes
- @mbrown145 yo. thanks for givin my mom ur seat. class act.See you in sactown lookin forward to your fight. your goin to kick butt.train hard
- 2 days, 2 hours, and 27 minutes
- Jus left my room 4 the first time 2day.. and its to get in n out burger! this i like
- 2 days, 1 hour, and 12 minutes
- or @jbufc155 has a few blogs on his twitter. but not the full effect. dnt sell yourself short get some popcorn n watch em all
- 2 days and 9 minutes
- go to justin buchholzs' page on @bjpenndotcom . he was blogging from ohio. and hes really good at it! it will be like u were there with us.
- 2 days and 5 minutes
- rewatching my fight.To the moron wit the grey hoodie in the front row. thanks 4 giving me the idea to guillotine torres..u look like a fool
- 1 day, 22 hours, and 7 minutes
- goin on @mmajunkie radio at 230pt and @mmaweeklycom radio at 6pt. we will talk bout everything you want to hear....and More!!!!!
- 1 day, 19 hours, and 51 seconds
- huge thanks to @ampenergy @warriorint (shorts were amazing) @mmainc @midtownstrength ultimate fitness @weconversus and my opponent. respect
- 1 day, 18 hours, and 51 minutes
- didnt check twitter in OH.(no laptop or cool phone).but want to thank everyone thant cheered and supported. means soo much
- 1 day, 18 hours, and 39 minutes
- We jus prank calld master thong! i havent laughd that hard in a while. confusing people is so fun!
- 3 days, 3 hours, and 22 minutes
- Chillin in ohio. jus went grocery shopin. i eat. then prefight interviews! feelin good tho!so are my boys. alphamale trifecta saturday nite!
- 3 days, 7 hours, and 29 minutes
- Off to ohio frm dallas goin 2 read up bout how new mexico has emergd as one of the most sought after locations to film movies n tv! im proud
- 4 days, 6 hours, and 26 minutes
- Jus got to dallas and am goin up the longest steepest escalator i have ever seen!
- 4 days, 7 hours, and 19 minutes
- http://twitpic.com/167y33 - The 3 foreigners showed up also!!
- 4 days, 11 hours, and 2 minutes
- http://twitpic.com/165ic9 - Always fun @carmichaeldave show!
- 4 days, 22 hours, and 18 minutes
- @DamonMartin listening 2 it as we speak..how can you jus leave me standing alone in a world thats so cold! masterpiece!! Nugent is safe tho
- 5 days, 3 hours, and 7 minutes
- @damonmartin o and heads up.version i told u bout was dismissed from youtube.(copyright stuff) but its worth checkin out if u like the song
- 5 days, 3 hours, and 20 minutes
- @damonmartin thanks 2 you i cant stop listenin to prince today.i like his version. then got carried away wit all the other good stuff.thanks
- 5 days, 3 hours, and 22 minutes
- last day in sacramento.cant wait to be in ohio..minus the snow!Tune in 2 @carmichaeldave 2nite at 730! me @lastcall155 @chadmendes in studio
- 5 days, 4 hours, and 38 seconds
- @tfunkbfragn I do enjoy boys2men.ecspecialy their videos n outfits. Didint grow up in bay..new Mexico. Y you ask?
- 5 days, 5 hours, and 6 minutes
- @blevick76 its a long list bud.the music alone would suprise people. and i wouldnt say closet fan.i ll say it loud n proud I LOVE THAT SONG!
- 6 days, 20 hours, and 32 minutes
- @dsholler22 i think your on to something.. im also expecting big things from that fight..i got a hunch benavidez is goin to get the win!!!
- 6 days, 20 hours, and 40 minutes
- @DamonMartin i knw he wrote it.. but havent heard him sing it. im on it though!!...theres a grt version of it by Stereophonics also.check it
- 6 days, 20 hours, and 50 minutes
- Sinead o conner- nothin compares 2 u is playin and only adding to the magic! what a song... wow
- 6 days, 22 hours, and 31 minutes
- bout to have a feast wit @chadmendes and his family! they always make magic happen. i like i take
- 6 days, 22 hours, and 34 minutes
- headin to the pac 10 wrestling finals wit @chadmendes ! should be fun
- 1 week, 2 hours, and 55 minutes
- http://twitpic.com/15k7ha - Flawless victory! this kid is on the way to the top.. id hate to be in his way!
- 1 week, 23 hours, and 2 minutes
- At sum am.fights to corner our young stud @bopojoseph .this kid is a beast! i have seen him beat up grown/married men!
- 1 week, 1 day, and 16 minutes
- http://twitpic.com/15htrq - Now eatin wit @ortegatime.... @urijahfaber is here too!
- 1 week, 1 day, 5 hours, and 40 minutes
- Did my last hard mma spar and I feel ready to rock!! Can't wait!
- 1 week, 1 day, 5 hours, and 48 minutes
- @BRiSbY35 @blevick76 Goin real ol school Wit Dumbo!! WHY VHS?? u can find any disney movie on VHS u wish at the goodwill for 1$!!! magic!!
- 1 week, 1 day, 21 hours, and 9 minutes
- George foreman is a very decent man! his grill has brought me so much joy!
- 1 week, 1 day, 22 hours, and 53 minutes
- @sxjohnson thanks for the kind words! and i dont NEED a stalker...would jus be kinda gratifying!
- 1 week, 1 day, 23 hours, and 45 minutes
- @DamonMartin u knw it brotha.. cant wait. see ya there
- 1 week, 1 day, 23 hours, and 50 minutes