Manuel Torres, aka EL Loco, is an emerging mixed martial artist who currently competes in Lightweight Division at UFC. Find out more about the skilled fighter below.
The Mexican fighter turned pro in 2014. But he has been training since he was 19 years old. The MMA fighter’s upcoming fight with Nikolas Motta is one of the most anticipated matches. The two skilled fighters are set to fight on Saturday, 17 June, at UFC Vegas 75.
Motta recently said that his fight against Manuel would be a banger for as long as it lasts. Torres said nothing about his upcoming fight.
The professional mixed martial artist holds the 145-pound Triple RRR Championship and 145-pound Beat Down Championship titles.
UFC Manuel Torres Wikipedia And Age
Manuel “EL Loco” Torres is a Mexican professional Mixed Martial Artist who turned pro in 2014.
The skilled fighter was born on 25 March 1995. Thus, as of 2024, he is 28 years old.
Torres has an MMA record of 13-2-0 (win-loss-draw). He won six of the matches by knockout and six by submission. Likewise, Manuel finished two of his matches in the first round. The 28-year-old is 5’10” (178 cm) tall & has a reach of 73.0″ (185cm).
The professional MMA fighter has reportedly earned a shot in the UFC through Dana White’s Contender Series in 2021 with a first-round knockout.
In his promotional debut in May 2022, Torres knocked out Frank Camacho in the first round.
Manuel Torres Turned Pro In 2014
Torres’ first professional fight was with Ever Alvarado on 24 May 2014, which he won by knockout in the first round.
As of this writing, Torres has experienced two losses. He lost a fight against Carlos Calvo Calvo in November 2019 and Mahatma Garcia Avalos in October 2018.
Throughout his professional fighting career thus far, Manuel has experienced victories over talented fighters, including Frank Camacho, Kolton Englund, Donny Matos, Orlando Macias, Andres Baca, and many others.
The Chihuahua-born fighter has been training since he turned 19. The 145-pound Beat Down Champion disclosed that the renowned fighter Nick Diaz motivates him.
When asked what it would mean for him to fight in the UFC, the Mexican fighter said he would be living his dream and would have achieved one more goal in his life.
The MMA fighter’s favorite grappling technique is double-leg takedown, and his favorite striking technique is the spinning kick.
Talking about his education, the talented athlete was pursuing a bachelor’s degree in law. However, it is unclear whether or not he has completed it.
Manuel Torres Family: Meet His Parents And Siblings
Manuel Torres was born in Chihuahua, Mexico, to his parents, whose name and identity have not been made public. He has one brother, Carlos Torres, whom he refers to as Cato.
There is not much information about the Mexican mixed martial artist’s family. But his mom and dad have certainly been supporting his career since day one.
Manuel Torres’ parents must be incredibly proud of his accomplishments. Let’s hope the young fighter will continue to make his parents prouder and live his dream life.
Manuel Torres Net Worth And Career Earning
Manuel Torres has been fighting professionally since 2014. His career so far has been glorious. Besides enormous fame, he must have accumulated a significant fortune.
As reported by Tapology, Maneul Torres’ total (disclosed) career earnings are $50,000.
With his unique fighting skills, the young fighter has garnered insane fame and a huge fanbase. Manuel has 26.2 K Instagram followers.
Thus, he must have gotten lucrative endorsement deals from famous brands, which has benefited his net worth considerably.