Place of Birth: Charleston, WV
Brian Bowles is one of the top bantamweights in the world and is a former WEC bantamweight champion.
Bowles was riding a 7-0 record scoring all finishes when he received his first title shot at WEC bantamweight champion Miguel Torres at WEC 42: Torres vs. Bowles on August 9th, 2009. Bowles made quick work of the champion and captured the title in only 3:57 of the first round.
Bowles’ title reign would be short-lived, as he dropped the title to Dominick Cruz in his first title defense at WEC 47: Bowles vs. Cruz on March 6, 2010.
MAJOR TITLES HELD: WEC Bantamweight Championship
NOTABLE VICTORIES: Miguel Torres, Will Ribeiro, Damacio Page, Marcos Galvao, Charlie Valencia
NOTABLE LOSSES: Dominick Cruz