Completed MMA Bout

Miguel Torres vs. Nick Pace

Preliminary Card | Catchweight · 141 lbs | MMA

Miguel Torres defeats Nick Pace via 3 Round Decision

Miguel Torres
Nick Pace

Round 3

39-4-0   Pro Record At Fight   6-2-0
Climbed to 40-4   Record After Fight   Fell to 6-3
-400 (Heavy Favorite)   Betting Odds   +310 (Moderate Underdog)
United States   Nationality   United States
East Chicago, Indiana   Fighting out of   Staten Island, New York
30 years, 10 months, 1 day   Age at Fight   24 years, 7 months, 2 days
136.0 lbs (61.7 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   141.0 lbs (64.0 kgs)
5'9" (176cm)   Height   5'7" (171cm)
72.0" (183cm)   Reach   68.0" (173cm)
Torres Martial Arts Academy   Gym   Tiger Schulmann's Mixed Martial Arts
UFC 139
  • Bout Information
  • Event: UFC 139: Shogun vs. Henderson
  • Date: Saturday 11.19.2011 at 09:00 PM ET
  • Referee: Josh Rosenthal
  • Venue: HP Pavilion
  • Enclosure: Octagon
  • Location: San Jose, California, United States
  • Bout Billing: Preliminary Card (fight 3 of 12)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 141 lbs (64.0 kg) (re-scheduled from 135.0)
  • TV Commentary: Mike Goldberg, Joe Rogan
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Prelims
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Joe Rogan
  • Torres Total Disclosed Pay: $60,000
  • Pace Total Disclosed Pay: $4,000
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Torres vs. Pace Wiki Update Wiki

The third fight of UFC 139 featured former WEC champion Miguel Angel Torres taking on Nick Pace in a bantamweight contest. Pace failed to make weight for the fight, technically turning it into a 141 pound catchweight.

Torres opened the fight with a trio of inside low kicks. Pace came forward with an overhand right and they both unloaded in a solid flurry. Torres continued to come forward with low kicks and rights, landing several to the face of Pace. Pace landed a pair of good knees and pressed Torres against the cage working for a takedown. The pair hit the ground with Torres attempting a kimura and Pace scrambled out. A nice two-punch combination from Torres connected in the final 15 seconds from Torres.

Pace was able to successfully get the fight to the ground in the middle of the cage in round two. Torres escaped to his feet and did some nice damage in close with dirty boxing.

Torres feinted repeatedly as he came forward with strikes in the third round, leaving Pace a step behind in the exchanges. Torres again appeared to have the edge in the clinch, bloodying up Pace's nose and seemingly in control of the fight. Pace pressed forward and opened with a knee and flurry of punches, but Torres reversed, pressed Pace against the cage, and delivered more strikes in the clinch.

The judges scored the bout 30-27 unanimously in favor of the winner, Miguel Torres. Speaking with Joe Rogan in the post-fight interview, Torres commented, "A guy like Nick Pace is very dangerous, he has nothing to lose... he's real durable, I was hitting him with good shots."

Last updated 09.26.2012, 11:20 PM ET
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Torres vs. Pace Fight Predictions

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Torres vs. Pace 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.

I can never stop, it's my job.
5 days, 1 hour, and 5 minutes
So I hear the @UFC is coming to Chicago on Jan 28th...
4 days, 9 hours, and 51 minutes
Watching Storage Wars, I gots to get in on that shit right there.
4 days, 8 hours, and 3 minutes
Kimura Sweep series up on
4 days and 17 minutes
Gonna have an old fashioned Thanksgiving, inviting all the neighbors, have a huge feast, then kill them all & take their land.
3 days, 21 hours, and 33 minutes
Wish you were here.
3 days, 7 hours, and 13 minutes
Rice and add some awesome sauce.
3 days, 7 hours, and 13 minutes
Mashed up whole beans, chorizo, and jalepenos.
3 days, 7 hours, and 3 minutes
Add fire.
3 days, 6 hours, and 47 minutes
Jalepenos, onion, tomatoes, banana peppers, cilantro, and a blender.
3 days, 6 hours, and 40 minutes
Lime, salt, onions, arracherra...
3 days, 6 hours, and 34 minutes
Fuck them putos.
3 days, 5 hours, and 44 minutes
Full length video up on straight throwing down on some tacos in Montreal w/ @ChefShawnyD.
3 days and 20 minutes
Don't forget to pick up one of my shirts for the holidays at This year give the gift of swag.
2 days, 20 hours, and 11 minutes
Miss you Tim Hortons, you are the rock to my crack pipe. My skin is itching I need a fix.
2 days, 16 hours, and 31 minutes
Wait, Jedi is a religion? I didn't know that was an option. My mom & dad are gonna be so pissed when I lead prayer for #Thanksgiving
2 days, 8 hours, and 50 minutes
Its a cute raccoon but it doesn't mean that it doesn't deserve to die cause I'm a man.
2 days, 8 hours, and 13 minutes
A bear w/ a Spider Man outfit my daughter named Penguin. #awesome
2 days, 2 hours, and 1 minute
I don't know about fighting anymore, if you hit somebody and kill them you're flying Con-Air.
2 days and 35 minutes
Sending out my Post UFC 139 thoughts, if anyone wants to receive updates subscribe to my email list on
1 day, 18 hours, and 47 minutes
Up early, time to go to the gym. No injuries, no need to rest, back on the mats to work with my students.
1 day, 16 hours, and 40 minutes
Walking Dead on tv, just got done destroying my mamas home cooking, talking about surviving zombie attacks with my dad. I'm home.
1 day, 4 hours, and 10 minutes
Also thanks to @bonyacai for being on my team as well, glad to represent you all.
23 hours and 50 minutes
My boys who helped me all week, @BJMaldonado, @Firas_Zahabi, @Tyrone_spong, @Aiemannzahabi, @tomLecuyer @ILIAS_SANOS, u guys are my family.
23 hours and 25 minutes
Want to thank @westcoastauth for all their support and sponsorship last night.
23 hours and 17 minutes
On the plane home, first order of business is to give my daughter a big hug & kiss, then some caldo de res.
21 hours and 8 minutes
Want to say thanks to all my training partners, family, friends, sponsors, & fans. I am healthy & ready to come home to my baby.
4 hours and 50 minutes
3 hours and 40 minutes
Ready to go to war!! Thank you for all the support! Watch my fight I'm the 3rd fight.. Time to shock the world!!
2 hours and 5 minutes
Here's the link to watch my fight live. Facebook prelims start at 6pmET.
45 minutes
"@roynelsonmma: @chucklesmf fight i want to see are the Tom Lawlor & Miguel Angel Torres for facebook" I will make the mullet proud. Osu.
12 hours and 23 minutes
I wanna apolgize to @danawhite @ufc and all my fans for not making weight. I was 139 and the commission wouldn't let me cut anymore weight
18 hours and 33 minutes
No worries, made 136 lbs. Nick Pace on the other hand just don't care. 6 lbs over, all I have to say is fuck you.
19 hours and 4 minutes
Everyone please wish my boys & training partners @fabiomellomma, @CosmoAlexandre, & @NordineTaleb good luck on their fights.
21 hours and 22 minutes
The Real Miguel Angel Torres thank you Botter.
1 day and 43 minutes
Thanks again to @MrAzadWatch , @HAYABUSA_MMA, @BodyKore @ko_reps for the sponsorships!
1 day, 3 hours, and 15 minutes
Cutting some weight with @wandfc
1 day, 17 hours, and 17 minutes
Cutting some weight with @wandfc
1 day, 18 hours, and 15 minutes
During an interview, had to explain what I know as swag white people know as confidence. And yes I have a lot of it.
1 day, 18 hours, and 27 minutes
Destiny is in my hands, sometimes you have to put that destiny in someones face, sometimes that persons name is Nick Pace.
2 days, 1 hour, and 5 minutes
Live chat with @migueltorresmma starting in ten minutes:
2 days, 2 hours, and 25 minutes
Here's the URL for my live chat with @migueltorresmma. Starts tomorrow morning at 1:30 p.m. ET....
2 days, 17 hours, and 57 minutes
If it hurts when you pee, then urine trouble.
3 days, 5 hours, and 23 minutes
Well there channels suck so I resorted back to good 'ol @EpicMealTime #AlmostSatisfied
3 days, 14 hours, and 11 minutes
Watching Glee... Wtf Marriott this is what I have to resort to instead of the food network. @LouGaudinotUFC @ufc
3 days, 15 hours, and 59 minutes
Miguel Torres Mexican Heritage Tee for UFC 139 - Now Available -
3 days, 17 hours, and 3 minutes
3 days, 17 hours, and 27 minutes
Went food shopping with @chrisweidmanufc @LouGaudinotUFC All stocked up on water,food and more water.
3 days, 19 hours, and 27 minutes
In San Jose safe and sound, all checked in chillen with @Aiemannzahabi, @Tyrone_spong, Tom Lecuyer, and @Firas_Zahabi.
3 days, 20 hours, and 40 minutes
So it begins...
4 days, 17 hours, and 4 minutes
Last training session at Tristar Gym, leaving Montreal in the morning and headed to San Jose. All the hard work is done.
4 days, 18 hours, and 35 minutes
I'm craving food like a pregnant woman! #FOOD
4 days, 20 hours, and 25 minutes
About to reunite with @arielhelwani on the phone, I suspect he can still smell me all the way in Montreal with his superhuman nose.
5 days, 1 hour, and 22 minutes
Writing a new blog, should be out in 30 mins. To get updates on my training register your email on
5 days, 15 hours, and 32 minutes
Just a thought...
5 days, 15 hours, and 35 minutes
Wrote some things that were on my mind and about how I feel at the moment on my facebook page for my gym Torres...
5 days, 20 hours, and 40 minutes
6 days, 1 hour, and 30 minutes
For some strange reason the Food Network is my favorite channel when I cut weight.
6 days, 1 hour, and 33 minutes
I don't know what's worse, Manny knowing he lost the fight when it was over or the lie he is trying to believe now.
6 days, 14 hours, and 37 minutes
Never witnessed a worst robbery in all my life & Bob Arum you can suck my brown cock. Tonight boxing died for me.
6 days, 15 hours, and 14 seconds
Omg Becky look at her butt... Tunechi!!! #weezy
1 week and 41 minutes
8 days till my fight, international shipping available on all Miguel Torres custom t-shirts. Thank you guys for all the support.
1 week, 1 day, and 41 minutes
Going to be on mma junkie radio at 1pm eastern time.
1 week, 1 day, 3 hours, and 8 minutes
Submission of the week is up on and international shipping on t-shirts is now available for my international fans.
1 week, 1 day, 4 hours, and 37 minutes
Hellraiser 4: Revelations is not a good movie to fall asleep to, almost as horrible as Circle of Pain.
1 week, 1 day, 12 hours, and 26 minutes
Sarcasm for the win, goodnite. LOL...
1 week, 1 day, 12 hours, and 36 minutes
People who wright "lol" after all of their texts or posts need to stop, everything you say is not funny.
1 week, 1 day, 12 hours, and 53 minutes
If there is one thing I hate in this world, it is an unlocked foot locker.
1 week, 1 day, 13 hours, and 45 minutes
All new submission of the week is up
1 week, 1 day, 15 hours, and 11 minutes
International shipping now available on all custom Miguel Torres MMA t-shirts available on
1 week, 1 day, 15 hours, and 38 minutes
Just did an interview with my boy @Shomanart & @Crooklynmma for Tapout Radio, I think I cussed a little.
1 week, 1 day, 16 hours, and 34 minutes
Thank you guys @TAPOUTRADIO n @CrooklynMMA for having me on the show!
1 week, 1 day, 17 hours, and 43 minutes
Last chance, get your questions in, filming an interview for my youtube channel tonight. You got questions I got unique answers.
1 week, 1 day, 22 hours, and 55 minutes
My chainsaw is so thirsty.
1 week, 2 days, and 29 minutes
Everyone wants to go to heaven but nobody wants to die.
1 week, 2 days, 12 hours, and 13 minutes
Great questions so far, keep them coming. Think I will have to have a couple segments like this.
1 week, 2 days, 17 hours, and 45 minutes
Submit questions on any topic, will be filming an interview for my youtube channel tomorrow. You got questions I got answers.
1 week, 2 days, 18 hours, and 33 minutes
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