UFC 130 Results Recap: Miguel Torres vs. Demetrious Johnson

Demetrious Johnson celebrates his win over Miguel Torres. UFC 130 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 28, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Al Bello/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Demetrious Johnson and Miguel Torres put on a very entertaining and close fight in the Bantamweight division. In the end, it was "Mighty Mouse" Johnson taking him the unanimous decision win and providing fans with the requisite ammunition for more complaints about judging.

What was the high spot of this fight?

This was an all around entertaining fight with no single moment really sticking out. Lots of great scrambles on the ground, particularly in round 2, plus a heated final minute of action are probably the best moments, but again, it's hard to single anything out.

Where do these guys go from here?

The Bantamweight division is still a work in progress as the UFC sorts it all out, so it's a bit tough to say. I don't think Johnson is next in line for a shot after this win, but he's getting close. I see him meeting the winner of the UFC 132 Brian Bowles vs. Takeya Mizugaki fight, with the winner there emerging as a possible #1 contender.

Torres is in a rough spot, as the former Bantamweight champion has now lost 3 of his last 5. He remains one of the division's few name fighters, but needs to get some impressive wins.  I'd say he draws Scott Jorgensen next, provided Jorgensen gets by Ken Stone next weekend.

Watch it now, later, or never?

Great action, fast paced fight, controversial finish, with a new name emerging at Bantamweight? Watch it now.


More UFC 130 Results and Analysis from Bloody Elbow after the jump.


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UFC 130 Results: Brian Stann's Victory Over Jorge Santiago Builds Potential for Stardom - Leland Roling

UFC 130 Results: FightMetric Reports for Rampage vs. Hamill, Mir vs. Nelson - Mike Fagan

UFC 130 Results: Frank Mir's Quest for the Heavyweight Title Takes Another Step Forward at UFC 130 - Fraser Coffeen

UFC 130 Results: What's Next for Show's Winners? - Matt Bishop

UFC 130 Results: Frank Mir vs. Roy Nelson Fight Video Highlights

UFC 130 Results: Rampage Jackson's Injury Could Derail Title Shot, Miller vs. Bisping to Headline TUF 14 Finale -Anton Tabuena

UFC 130 Results: Quinton "Rampage" Jackson vs. Matt Hamill Fight Video Highlights

UFC 130 Results: Rampage Jackson vs. Matt Hamill Post-Fight Recap and Analysis - Mike Fagan

UFC 130 Results: Despite Win, Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson's Stock Declines as Potential Title Contender - Leland Roling

UFC 130 Results: Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson Couldn't Finish Matt Hamill

UFC 130 Results: Rampage vs. Hamill - Play by Play and Live Commentary

UFC 130 Results: Frank Mir Punks Roy Nelson 

UFC 130 Results: Travis Browne Shoots Down Stefan Struve

UFC 130 Results: Rick Story Out Strikes Thiago Alves

UFC 130 Results: Brian Stann Smashes Jorge Santiago

UFC 130 Post-Fight Press Conference Video

UFC 130 Results: Demetrious Johnson Defeats Miguel Torres in Brilliant Grappling Affair

UFC 130 Results: Tim Boetsch Manhandles Kendall Grove in Middleweight Debu

UFC 130 Results: Gleison Tibau Chokes Out Rafaello Oliveira

UFC 130 Results: Michael McDonald Edges Chris Cariaso by Split Decisio

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