Miguel Torres vs. Antonio Banuelos
Round One: Torres looking to use his reach and jab at Banuelos. Banuelos trying to get inside but Torres moving away well. Torres keeps jabbing away and Banuelos coming up very short with his counters. Banuelos got a takedown off a leg kick but then let Torres up. Torres keeps jabbing and putting a straight right behind it as Banuelos struggles to amount any offense. Crowd boos as the round comes to a close. Not much action but Torres stuck to his game plan very well. 5OZ scores the round 10-9 for Torres.
Round Two: Torres kept jabbing away as Banuelos continued to struggle with the reach. Torres started firing off a right straight but never connected clean with it. They had one good exchange where both landed a good punch but otherwise it was more jabbing from Torres. Banuelos tried to move in with punches but Torres just kept moving away and avoiding. Banuelos landed a nice hook at the end of the round but that was about all he landed the entire round. Another round for Torres thanks to his reach and the jab. 5OZ scores the round 10-9 for Torres.
Round Three: Banuelos tried harder to get inside this round but Torres continued to just move away and jab. Crowd heavily booing this fight. Torres started throwing his straight right a bit more to go along with the jab. Banuelos again kept trying to counter but his punches were way short as Torres just moved away after throwing his jab. Banuelos getting very frustrated with getting hit by the jab. Big flurry by Banuelos to end the round but way too little and way too late. Another easy round for Torres and his jab. 5OZ scores the round 10-9 for Torres and the fight 30-27 for Torres.
Result: Miguel Torres def. Antonio Banuelos via Unanimous Decision
Continue following our free, live coverage of the UFC 126 PPV by the ongoing results in the links below: