1977-09-13 Danny Lopez w rtd 7 (15) Jose Torres, Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA - WBC
1977-09-13 Danny Lopez w rtd 7 (15) Jose Torres, Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, California, USA - WBC. Referee: Larry Rozadilla. Making a good start the champion was shocked in the second round when he was countered by a straight right over the top and decked by Torres (126), who was close to being overwhelmed at the time. Back in action, Lopez (125) put Torres down once in the third and twice in the fourth, but each time the latter bravely came back and Lopez looked almost punched out in the fifth, having expended so much energy. At this point Torres had some success with solid left-right combinations, but as Lopez came back into it Torres was given such a battering in the seventh that his corner decided to retire him at the end of the round.