Top ranked bantamweight
"I fight Dec. 3. I don't know who I'm going to fight yet, but I'm going to fight whoever they bring to me,"
While he will fight whomever the WEC lines up, he has his sights set on Tapia. "Like I said, I'm down to fight whoever they have in my weight class. I think Manny Tapia will be an exciting fight because he'll want to bang the whole time.
"They have a long list of guys for me to fight, but I think the guy next in line is going to be Manny Tapia. I think him first and then after that, whoever."
Defending his title and the opening of his new gym are Torres' main focus these days, but the Chicago resident thinks a super fight with WEC featherweight titleholder
"I'd love to do that fight, man. I know it's going to have to happen eventually," commented the 135-pound fighter. "He's the champion in his weight class. I'm the champion in mine. It's a super fight. It's going to have to happen."
Torres has a 34-1-0 professional mixed martial arts record and became the WEC bantamweight champion on Feb. 13 when he defeated