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Manuel Torres thrilled to place on a program in front of home fans at UFC Mexico

February 22, 2024 6:50 pm ET

MEXICO CITY– Manuel Torres promises to place on a program in front of his home fans.

Mexico’s Torres (14-2 MMA, 2-0 UFC) satisfies Chris Duncan (11-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) in a light-weight bout which opens Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 237 (ESPN+) primary card at Mexico City Arena.

Torres will seek to continue riding the momentum from his viral elbow knockout of Nikolas Motta this previous June.

“I’m truly pleased with myself, due to the fact that of the effort, I’m here defending the UFC,” Torres informed MMA Junkie and other press reporters through an interpreter at Wednesday’s media day. “Again, it’s in Mexico with my individuals, so obviously I’m ecstatic, and I’m going to make a magnificent battle.”

See Torres’ complete media day interview in the video above.

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