Torres open to overdue fight with Faber

by Brett Okamoto | source: espn.com
 

A fight between the champs then would have been a massive event, with the winner having a legitimate claim as perhaps the best in the world. Today, things are different.

“Now, there’s only bragging rights,” Torres told ESPN.com. “He’s coming off a loss. I’m coming off a loss. He’s had four title shots since then. He lost twice to Mike Brown, to Jose Aldo and now to Dominick Cruz. I lost fights to one of his students [Joseph Benavidez] and Brian Bowles.

“All the momentum we both had, we kind of lost. That fight is still one fans want to see, but I think this fight a couple years ago would have been a lot bigger.”

It’s maybe not the fight it once would have been, but if it’s a step back toward that, Torres is in.

“It’d be a great fight for me because I never had the chance to fight him and we were on top for a long time,” he said. “What sucks is we both don’t really have as much to gain as we did two years ago, but it’s still a fight I’m looking forward to.”

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Recent Comments »

dahosse site profile image  

7/9/11 5:04 PM by dahosse

Bad fight for Miguel. Gotta admire that fighting spirit, though.

aaronlynton site profile image  

7/9/11 4:43 PM by aaronlynton

great co-main

The Sultan site profile image  

7/9/11 4:36 PM by The Sultan

 I'd definitely watch it.

Bobby Lupo site profile image  

7/9/11 2:39 PM by Bobby Lupo

 C) Jens Pulver

epwar site profile image  

7/9/11 2:27 PM by epwar

Silly Torres, doesn't he know Urijah only fights in a) easier fights and/or b) title fights.

RickRude site profile image  

7/9/11 2:24 PM by RickRude

yes

BLACK and BLUE Comic site profile image  

7/9/11 2:23 PM by BLACK and BLUE Comic

 ttt

Porkchop site profile image  

7/9/11 2:11 PM by Porkchop

This is the most exciting fight at 135 right now.

lifeaftrprison site profile image  

7/9/11 1:55 PM by lifeaftrprison

Faber will wrestle fuck Miguel. It will be a terribly boring fight IMO. Unless Miguel starts to get up from takedowns I don't see anyway it's not boring. Faber will engage to get a takedown don't think he will bang with him. Miguel I felt won against mighty mouse. , but he got wrestle fucked.

chuckles1 site profile image  

7/9/11 1:49 PM by chuckles1

I'd definitely watch this. Great fight



 

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