Height: 5'9" (176cm)
Weight: 135 lbs
Fighting out of: East Chicago, USA
Camp: Tristar Gym
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Miguel Torres (born January 18, 1981) is a Mexican American mixed martial artist who fights for the World Extreme Cagefighting organization. He is the current 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. As reported by UFC.com, in September 2008 Torres received his black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu from Carlson Gracie, Jr.
At WEC 42 in August of 2009 Torres lost his bantamweight title to Brian Bowles, ending a 17 fight winning streak.