Appearances on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series can be a humbling lesson for up and comers trying to make a name for themselves. In today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will be introduced to a iron-fisted enforcer of lady justice’s law seeking to carry out heavy-handed justice with one loud rap of the gavel and assert his position over the rest of the LFA bantamweight division at just 22 years young at LFA 84 on March 20 live on UFC Fight Pass from the Arizona Federal Theatre in Phoenix Arizona in the promotion’s return to the land of the devils of the sun A professional since April 2017 and representing Team Oyama, Desmond Torres owns a 7-2 record in nine professional bouts comprised of four submissions, one knockout and two decisions. Torres appeared on week nine during season three of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series in 2019 and has gone on to secure a finish in five of his seven victories. He has also competed with numerous big-league promotions including Bellator MMA and various regional promotions in his home state of California including King of the Cage.
In his MMA debut at Strike Off 9, Torres faced Steve Parsons and went on to defeat him via unanimous decision. He also defeated Ricky Furar at FCOC Rumble on the Water via TKO in the third round to pick up his first and only knockout win as a professional thus far. Torres tapped out Mike Hansen in round one via kimura. He defeated Geoffrey Villareal via unanimous decision at King of the Cage Under Seige. At CXF 15 Rage in the Cage Torres submitted Mykola Alvazian via triangle choke in the first round. For his one and only outing with Bellator MMA at Bellator 214, he tapped out Steve Ramirez via arm-triangle choke in round one.
In his Legacy Fighting Alliance debut at LFA 69, Torres submitted Jesus Urbina via arm-triangle choke in the third round to secure the fourth submission victory of his professional career. At LFA 84 on March 20 he will face Richard Palencia in a battle at bantamweight. Good luck Desmond!