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Completed MMA Bout

Miguel Torres vs. Brian Bowles

Main Event | WEC Bantamweight Championship | 135 lbs

Mmaweekly large Brian Bowles
Mmaweekly large Miguel Torres

Bowles
KO/TKO
Round 1

7-0-0   Pro Record At Fight   37-1-0
Climbed to 8-0   Record After Fight   Fell to 37-2
+278 (Moderate Underdog)   Betting Odds   -384 (Moderate Favorite)
Challenger   Title   Champion
Us United States   Nationality   Us United States
Athens, Georgia   Fighting out of   East Chicago, Indiana
29 years, 1 month, 4 days   Age at Fight   28 years, 6 months, 1 day
134.0 lbs (60.8 kgs)   Weigh-In Result   134.0 lbs (60.8 kgs)
5'7" (171cm)   Height   5'9" (176cm)
70.5" (179cm)   Reach   72.0" (183cm)
Hardcore Gym   Gym   Torres Martial Arts Academy
WEC 42
  • Bout Information
  • Event: WEC 42: Torres vs. Bowles
  • Date: Sunday 08.09.2009
  • Referee: Josh Rosenthal
  • Venue: The Joint at the Hard Rock
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Bout Billing: Main Event (fight 11 of 11)
  • Pro/Am: Professional
  • Weight: 135 lbs (61.2 kg)
  • TV Commentary: Todd Harris, Frank Mir
  • Broadcast: Aired Live on Main Card
  • Post-Fight Interviewer: Craig Hummer
  • Torres Total Disclosed Pay: $26,000
  • Bowles Total Disclosed Pay: $28,000
  • Title on Line: WEC Bantamweight Championship
  • Belt Status Before Fight: Held by Torres
  • Event Links:

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Videos & Highlights

    Highlight  |  Miguel Torres HL Video by WEC report dead link

    World Extreme Cagefighting produced this highlight video of Bantamweight Champion Miguel Torres before his title defense against Brian Bowles.

  • Highlight  |  Why Brian Bowles is the Number One Bantamweight Contender HL Vid report dead link

    The WEC previews the Torres vs. Bowles title fight by looking at highlights from contender Brian Bowles.

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