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UFC 139 Results: Miguel Torres Outclasses Nick Pace After Three Tepid Rounds

The third bout of the night and airing on Facebook at UFC 139 is Miguel Torres vs. Nick Pace. This is a bantamweight fight, meaning 135 pounds. The referee in charge of the action is Josh Rosenthal.

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ROUND 1 - Short left hand from Pace to start the round. Both fighters standing orthodox. Torres with a few short outside leg kicks, none particularly hard. Right hook from Torres lands flush. Pace responds with an inside leg kick. Torres misses a right hand, but lands an inside left leg kick. Pace lands two hard knees to Torres' body and is now pressing him into the fence. Torres locks up a double wrist lock standing and as Pace rolls Torres to the floor he's reversed with the kimura. Both fighters stand. Right hand lands for Torres now.

MMA Nation scores this round 10-9 Torres.

ROUND 2 - Switch kick from Torres to start. Now an outside leg kick and Torres already showing a lot more movement plus trying to get off first. Several hard outside leg kicks now from Torres. Pace nicely times a double and he's on top in Torres' full butterfly guard. Pace manages to pass to side, but Torres gets base down and now presses Pace into the fence after they stand. Torres spends more than a full minute pot-shotting Pace against the cage with short punches and knees to the body and legs of Pace.

MMA Nation scores this round 10-9 Torres.

ROUND 3 - Torres already active to start the third frame. Pace chases down Torres with jabs, but Torres lands a nice right straight in response. In a clinch break, Page lands a nice knee as the separate. Outside leg kick from Torres. Torres again lands some minor strikes along the cage as he presses Pace there. Pace again jabs (but misses) Torres into the fence and lands a nice knee at the end of the effort, but is reversed and now Torres goes on the attack. Torres misses with several punches and even a rolling axe kick.

MMA Nation scores this round 10-9 Torres and the fight 30-27 Torres.

UFC 139 results: Miguel Torres defeats Nick Pace by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).