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Miguel Angel Torres to be honored by hometown

World Extreme Cagefighting® bantamweight star Miguel Angel Torres will be recognized by his hometown of East Chicago, Ind. on Friday, June 4. East Chicago city officials announced today that June 4, 2010 will serve as “Miguel Angel Torres Day” in the city, with the former 135-pound champion set to take part in various activities throughout the day.

WEC® BANTAMWEIGHT STAR MIGUEL ANGEL TORRES TO BE HONORED BY HOMETOWN OF EAST CHICAGO, IND.

Former Champion Recognized with ‘Miguel Angel Torres Day’ on Friday, June 4

Las Vegas, NV (USA) – World Extreme Cagefighting® bantamweight star Miguel Angel Torres will be recognized by his hometown of East Chicago, Ind. on Friday, June 4. East Chicago city officials announced today that June 4, 2010 will serve as “Miguel Angel Torres Day” in the city, with the former 135-pound champion set to take part in various activities throughout the day.

The 29-year-old Torres, a staple in the East Chicago community thanks to his work with the city’s youth, was blown away by the city’s declaration.

“East Chicago is my home and to be recognized in this capacity means a lot,” Torres said. “The city is full of hardworking people and I have done my best to represent East Chicago in a positive way.”

WHO:     Miguel Angel Torres, WEC bantamweight star
       
WHAT:    Honored by the city of East Chicago, Ind. on Friday, June 4 with “Miguel Torres Day”

WHERE:     4527 Indianapolis Blvd
East Chicago, IN 46312

WHEN:     Friday, June 4, 2010
Proclamation from 11am-12pm CT               

HOW:    For a full listing of activities open to press, please contact East Chicago, Ind. Public Relations Manager Damian Rico

 

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