9 Dec 2011 06:17:41 AM
(Torres following his unanimous decision loss to social media. / Photo via ESPN)
Update: Torres has released a statement about his release. Check it out at the bottom of this post.
Miguel Torres — former undisputed WEC bantamweight champion and die-hard fan of rape jokes — has been released by the UFC. Dana White confirmed the firing yesterday evening, telling SI.com, “his career with us now is over.”
The reason for Torres’s release was a tweet that reportedly read, “If a rape van was called a surprise van, more women wouldn’t mind going for rides in them. Everyone likes surprises.” Torres later removed the tweet and replaced it with an edited version. White was informed of the tweet second-hand by Michael Landsberg and made the decision to fire Torres shortly after.Read More DIGG THIS