Birth Name: Miguel Angel Torres
Birth Date: January 18, 1981
Born in: East Chicago, Indiana
Miguel Torres is the former WEC Bantamweight champion and considered by many to be the top bantamweight fighter in the world. He also held the bantamweight title for the US Shooto organization, as well as for the Ironheart Crown. Torres received his black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu from Carlson Gracie, Jr. in September 2008.