Torres Martial Arts Academy

About Miguel Torres


  • World Extreme Cagefighting
  • WEC Bantamweight Championship
    • Three successful title defenses
    • Fight of the Night (2 x champion)
    • Submission of the Night
  • Sherdog
    • Breakthrough Fighter of the Year (2008)
  • Professional MMA Record 44 Wins (25 Submissions, 9 by Knockout)


Notable Organizations Miguel has fought for

  • Ultimate Fighting Championship
  • World Extreme Cagefighting
  • World Series of Fighting
  • Titan Fighting Championship
  • United Combat League

Miguel has trained under some of the greatest teams in the mixed martial arts world and even earned a black belt under one of the greatest pioneers and legends of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and vale tudo: Carlson Gracie Sr.

Teaching and mentoring his students for the last 18 years, Torres has been able to maintain his impressive mixed martial arts career while maintaining one of the most experienced and victorious martial arts academies in the Northwest Indiana/Chicagoland areas. Torres, who is now retired from competing in mixed martial arts, has his eyes focused and heart set on making his academy a beacon of hope and strength for those who want to be a part of something special, feeling like a second family. He now dedicates his time to training his students and helping them accomplish their personal goals.

Our Academy

Torres Martial Arts Academy is the premier training academy of Northwest Indiana led by world renowned instructor and Mixed Martial Arts Champion Miguel Torres. Classes are available for every level, every day. We look forward to seeing you.

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Our Instructors


Miguel Torres

Owner/ Lead Instructor


Marjorie Torres

Women’s BJJ Instuctor


Damon Dawson

Kickboxing/BJJ Instructor


Josiah Ray

Kickboxing Instructor


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Classes are available for every level, every day. We look forward to seeing you.

8560 E Ridge Rd, 
Hobart, IN 46342

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Open 7 Days a Week

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