Miguel Torres UFC 126Former WEC bantamweight champion Miguel Torres has been released from the UFC.

According to a post on his personal website, Torres revealed that he was released following his last fight in May, a knockout defeat to Michael McDonald at UFC 145.

Torres’ UFC career lasted for only four fights in total. He went 2-2 in the Octagon.

The former WEC champion was initially released in late 2011 after he made an ill-advised joke about rape on his personal Twitter account. A few weeks later, UFC president Dana White decided to give Torres another chance in. That chance happened at UFC 145, but unfortunately things did not go his way and now he moves on to a new promotion.

Beyond his release, Torres also announced that he has signed on with Titan Fighting Championships and will make his debut for his new promotion on Nov. 2 in Hammond, Ind.

“I am excited to continue fighting, to regain my focus, and to get back to what made me a champion,” Torres wrote.

No opponent has been named for his Titan Fighting debut.

For more news and rumors make sure to ‘like’ MMAWeekly.com on Facebook

view original article >>
Report here if this news is invalid.
From Around the Web

Related News

UFC Krakow medical suspensions: Gonzaga, Calderwood and Manuwa potentially out for six months

  • 17 days ago
  • 4 views

The UFC has released the UFC Krakow medical suspensions, which can be viewed below: Following the UFC's debut event in Poland, several notable fighters find themselves facing a potential six-month sp read news >>

UFC Fight Night 64 Medical Suspensions: Six Fighters Potentially Out for Six Months

  • 18 days ago
  • 7 views

The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Tuesday released the medical suspensions stemming from UFC Fight Night 64, which took place in Krakow, Poland on April 11. read news >>

Tax Day Surprise! Bellator Signs Top 10 UFC Light Heavyweight Phil Davis

  • 18 days ago
  • 192 views

Bellator MMA dropped a Tax Day surprise on Wednesday, announcing that it had signed Top-10-ranked UFC light heavyweight Phil Davis to a multi-fight contract. read news >>

Bellator Signs Top Featherweight Prospect Gleristone Santos

  • 19 days ago
  • 4 views

Gleristone Santos, quite possibly the best MMA prospect in all of Brazil, has signed a contract with the Bellator promotion. The report came Tuesday from Guilherme Cruz of MMAFighting.com. The 26-yea read news >>

Titan FC signs prospect Hawes, veteran Cavalcante for Montreal debut

  • 19 days ago
  • 0 views

Upstart Titan FC has added a highly-regarded prospect and a fan-favorite veteran to its growing roster. According to CEO Jeff Aronson, the promotion recently inked Philip Hawes (3-0) and JZ Cavalcant read news >>

Bellator signs Brazilian prospect 'Toninho Furia' to a multi-fight deal

  • 19 days ago
  • 0 views

Bellator has added another promising featherweight to its roster. Gleristone Santos, one of the best 145-pound prospects out of Brazil, has inked a multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA, sources close t read news >>

UFC Fight Night 62 drug test results released

  • 25 days ago
  • 40 views

Brazilian MMA Athletic Commission (CABMMA) today released the drug test results for UFC Fight Night 62 on FOX Sports 1, which took place inside Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on S read news >>

UFC Fight Night 63 Salaries: Clay Guida Highest Paid on the Fight Card

  • 27 days ago
  • 16 views

The Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation released the fighter salaries from UFC Fight Night 63: Mendes vs. Lamas on Monday. read news >>

Full Video: Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao new official commercial released

  • 27 days ago
  • 17 views

A new commercial has been released for the upcoming Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao bout. With less than a month to go, the promotional material to the long awaited boxing match between Manny Pac read news >>