Quite a few UFC vets have made their way over to the World Series of Fighting, but they didn’t have a good night at WSOF 6. One of those fighters is former WEC Champion Miguel Torres. Torres took on Pablo Alfonso and was finished by the undefeated in the first round by technical knockout, but according to Torres it was because he was distracted by the athletic commission in Florida. Torres says the commission forced him to change out of his long shorts minutes before the fight and was told to return to the locker room to put on some regulation shorts. Torres says the whole thing through him off, and that is why he was unable to defeat Alfonso.
Torres posted on Facebook after the fight:
Was told by WSOF I could wear my spats, got my knee brace approved by commission, felt great and was on point warming up. Was in blue corner and was already in the cage about to fight then told by ref I had to leave and change into shorts. Had to sprint 100 yards there, look for shorts, then sprint back. Was not expecting that, threw my mind off and I didn’t execute in my fight. I apologize to all my training partners and students and especially my daughter. I make no excuse and take this lose personally and with full responsibility, I am better than what I showed today. Congrats to Pablo and his team, may they enjoy their night. See everyone in the gym on Monday, so sorry everyone.
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