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Oakdale's McDonald Wins Big At UFC 145
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Oakdale MMA fighter Michael McDonald knocked out Miguel Torres on Saturday in Atlanta. - photo by photo illustration by Ike Dodson

Oakdale resident and Oakdale MMA professional fighter Michael McDonald (15-1) made his first appearence on a UFC pay-per-view a good one on Saturday with a stunning first round knockout of former world champion and pound-for-pound legend, Miguel Torres (40-5).

The fight in the UFC's 135-pound bantamweight division aired live on the UFC 145 fight card in Atlanta and featured McDonald's first collision with a fighter unanimously ranked top-10 in the world.

McDonald finished the fight in just three minutes and 18 seconds after thunderous uppercuts left Torres out on his feet.

For information on McDonald and the biggest win of his bright young career, catch the April 25 print edition of the Oakdale Leader.