After yet another disappointing loss at this past weekend’s WSOF event, former WEC champ Miguel Torres has a strange excuse for why he lost.
Torres, now coming off of his third consecutive defeat, explained on his Facebook page that he lost because of his shorts.
“Was told by WSOF I could wear my spats, got my knee brace approved by commission, felt great and was on point warming up,” Torres wrote. “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.”
Torres says he’s not making any excuses, but that post sure sounds like one. In his defense though, a lot of things can throw off a fighter’s focus, and making him rush around looking for a change of clothes just minutes before his fight doesn’t sound very fair at all. It might not be the only reason Torres lost, but it does seem awfully unprofessional of the WSOF.