As everyone argues over the battle of BW GOAT between TJ and Cruz, let us remember Miguel Torres

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  1. PROlogic

    PROlogic Banned Banned

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    Before Cruz. Before Faber. There was Miguel Torres. He was the first real force at BW



    It's sad how forgotten Torres is. Under appreacited legend of BW IMO
     
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    Insert "Rape van" joke here.

    He got a raw deal in the early days of UFC guys on twitter. He went 2-2 in the UFC after his world beating WEC days.
     
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    Holyshit! I was a fan and I forgot about Torres. It's like he was erased after that rape van joke or whatever that got him fired from UFC.
     
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    LouisBolanos Popcorn tastes good

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    "If a rape van was called a surprise van more women wouldn't mind going for rides in them. Everyone likes surprises."

    -Miguel Torres

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    I remember his long ass arms and Mir having a hardon for him during the WEC era.
     
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    ScarfaceJr All praise honor & glory to the most High

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    Damn he really said that lmao

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    And getting cracked by Bowles. That was a holy fuck moment.
    Yeah Mir commentating I remember that, he was pretty good.
    Torres was a fun fighter, wasn't a fan, but liked his fights.
     
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    He got fired for it, but Evans made a joke about Penn State and nothing. He came back, but Evans and Forrest said some shit and nothin. Torres was quoting always sunny
     
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    Very well rounded. Good striking and Very slick on the ground.

    He hit a nice Kimura Sweep on Demetrious Johnson

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    He was one of the biggest reasons I tuned into WEC. Always had exciting fights. It's a shame his best days were before BW was introduced to the UFC before they got some real spotlight.
     
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    He definitely has an argument, but then again he lost the belt to Bowles. On another note, that was one of the first mma event I watched live and when they introduced Torres I remember thinking he was gonna destroy that Bowles dude then got knocked out. Lol
     
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    Started his career 37-1.

    He was pretty high on the P4P list on here before the Brian Bowles loss.
     
  17. PROlogic

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    Torres won that fight
     
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    I remember the first fight I saw him in he looked unbeatable. I believe it was him taking Chase Beebe’s WEC belt. In retrospect I think that was a function of an extremely shallow talent pool in that division at the time. He started losing a lot as soon as he started facing respectable guys in the modern era.
     
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    Frank Mirs boytoy ?
     
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