Former WEC Champion Miguel Torres Meets Antonio Banuelos At UFC 126

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Former WEC Champion Miguel Torres Meets Antonio Banuelos At UFC 126

Heavy.com is reporting that former WEC champion Miguel Torres will make his UFC debut at UFC 126 in February against Antonio Banuelos. Both men are coming to the UFC in the coming merger between the world's largest MMA promotion and it's "little brother" promotion, the WEC. UFC 126 is to be main evented by a middleweight title fight between Vitor Belfort and long-time champion Anderson Silva.

Torres recently rebounded from back-to-back losses with a dominant win over Charlie Valencia. Prior to that he had lost his title to Brian Bowles and then lost the follow-up fight to Joseph Benavidez. Similarly, Banuelos recently reversed his fortunes as he followed up a loss to Scott Jorgensen with a win over Chad George on the same WEC 51 card where Torres found himself back on the winning track.

Both men are known as action fighters and both are more than capable of delivering fight of the night type stuff every time they enter the cage. This fight is a perfect example of how the UFC will use the lighter weight fighters to flesh out their cards. This card is filled with UFC stars but also will benefit from the excitement of the WEC fighters. The days of seeing bad fights between fledgling low-tier fighters make broadcasts are likely a thing of the past.

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