BRIAN BOWLES VS. MIGUEL TORRES
Round 1 – Torres takes the center of the cage, though the fighters remain at a distance. Bowles misses witha jab. Torres throws a low kick, and the pace is tentative to open. Bowles lands a right hand that wobbles Torrs, though he recovers quickly. Bowles doesn't pursue. Torres rushes in behind punches. clinching with Bowles. Bowles pushes him against the cage, and they drop to the canvas. Torres sets up in guard, and Bowles throws a right elbow. Torres looks for an arm bar. Bowles stands, eats an upkick, but falls back into Torres' guard. Torres looks for an arm lock, but Bowles backs away. On his feet, and Torres soon follows. Two minutes remain. Torres scores a jab. Torres flashes a high kick, and Bowles misses with a few punches Torres lands a few punches in a flurry, but Bowles drops him with a heavy right hand shot. Torres looks to throw his legs up for an armbar, and Bowles lands another heavy right hand. Torres is flattened, and referee Josh Rosenthal gives him every chance to recover. The onslaught continues, first with right hands, then with lefts, and Rosenthal has no chance but to step in with Torres out on the canvas. Brian Bowles def. Miguel Torres via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 3:57.