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Miguel Torres vs. Brian Bowles at WEC 42

The WEC bantamweight title bout between Miguel Torres and Brian Bowles will happen at WEC 42 on Aug. 9 in Las Vegas, according to the MMA section of The Northwest Indiana and Illinois Times Newspaper.

The announcement will be made Sunday, June 7 during the Versus broadcast of WEC 41 "Brown vs. Faber 2" in Sacramento.

Torres (36-1) had been booked to defend his belt against Bowles (7-0) at WEC 40, but Bowles withdrew due to a back injury. In came Takeya Mizugaki as the replacement and Torres was given the toughest test in the WEC, being pushed five rounds before coming away with the unanimous decision win.

Bowles is 4-0 in the WEC and has finished all seven of his career fights. The 28-year-old fighting out of Athens, Georgia is coming off two consecutive guillotine choke victories.