(Updated) Miguel Torres disoriented after 2011 knockout loss to Michael McDonald at UFC 145

Former WEC bantamweight champion Miguel Torres suffered memory loss following his KO defeat to Michael McDonald at UFC 145.

UPDATE: Like clockwork, the UFC removed the video. Below are some rough quotes and paraphrasing from the video.

UPDATE 2: The video has been re-uploaded, so watch while you still can.

It's been a shade over a full year since former WEC bantamweight champion and former UFC bantamweight Miguel Torres lost to Michael McDonald by first round KO. It was Miguel's last fight in the UFC before he was released from the promotion. He has since moved to World Series of Fighting, where he lost his debut to Marlon Moraes by split decision.

What you see in the video above is some truly scary footage of Miguel's loss to McDonald at UFC 145. It certainly wasn't broadcast on television, so I would think that this came from the UFC's online PPV stream, as they offer different camera angles and audio feeds. After Torres "wakes up" from the knockout it is clear he has suffered some frightening memory loss; his corner had to tell him how Michael won, what weight class he was in, and the fact that he was fighting McDonald and not Mark Hominick.

The video is gone, so here are some of the quotes and paraphrasing from Miguel and Firas Zahabi -- these quotes are not in chronological order -- as he's being helped onto his stool:

Firas: "You're in the stadium, you just fought Michael McDonald."

Torres: "Yeah with him on top of me. What happened?"

Torres: "So I lost by knockout?"

Firas Zahabi: "Yeah he caught you with an uppercut."

Torres: “I’m I at 135 or 145?”

Firas: “Yeah you fought McDonald at 135, you both weighed in at 135 yesterday.”

Torres: "Really?"

Torres: "Was that Mark Hominick?"

Firas: "No that was Michael McDonald."


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