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Jose Torres
Global ID23151
sexmale
birthdate 1936-05-03
death date 2009-01-19 (72)
divisionlight heavyweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 10″   /   178cm
reach74″   /   188cm
aliasChegui
country Puerto Rico
residencePonce, Puerto Rico
birth placePlaya, Ponce, Puerto Rico
won 41 (KO 29) + lost 3 (KO 1) + drawn 1 = 45
rounds boxed 300 KO% 64.44
 
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dateopponentW-L-Dlast 6location
1969-07-14Charley Green10-5-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWKO210
time: 1:31 | referee: Johnny LoBianco
Green was a substitute for Jimmy Ralston. Torres was knocked down in the 1st and 2nd, before knocking out Green.
1968-04-01Bob Dunlop28-4-0
Sydney Stadium, Sydney, New South Wales, AustraliaWTKO610
time: 2:53 | referee: Vic Patrick
1967-05-16Dick Tiger55-17-3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALSD1515
referee: Harold Valan 7-8 | judge: Johnny Dran 7-8 | judge: Joe Eppy 8-7
WBC World light heavyweight title
WBA World light heavyweight title
1966-12-16Dick Tiger53-17-3
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USALUD1515
referee: Johnny LoBianco 5-10 | judge: Tony Castellano 6-8 | judge: Frank Forbes 4-10
WBC World light heavyweight title
WBA World light heavyweight title
1966-10-15Chic Calderwood44-8-1
Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan, Puerto RicoWKO215
time: 2:06 | referee: Teddy Martin
WBC World light heavyweight title
WBA World light heavyweight title
1966-08-15Eddie Cotton52-20-2
Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, USAWUD1515
referee: Nat Torres 70-67 | judge: Mike Petrovich 68-67 | judge: Ron Amos 69-67
WBC World light heavyweight title
WBA World light heavyweight title
1966 Fight of the Year - Ring Magazine
1966-05-21Wayne Thornton37-7-1
Shea Stadium, Queens, New York, USAWUD1515
referee: Johnny LoBianco 12-2 | judge: Artie Aidala 10-4 | judge: Al Berl 10-4
WBC World light heavyweight title
WBA World light heavyweight title
Thornton was knocked down twice in the 1st round.
1965-07-31Tom McNeeley34-10-0
Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan, Puerto RicoWUD1010
referee: Ramon Fournier 96-92 | judge: Edmundo Fernandez 98-95 | judge: Rafael Zarrasquillo 100-91
1965-03-30Willie Pastrano62-12-8
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWTKO915
time: 3:00 | referee: Johnny LoBianco
WBC World light heavyweight title
WBA World light heavyweight title
Pastrano was knocked down in the 6th. Referee Johnny LoBianco stopped the bout between the 9th and 10th rounds.
1964-11-27Bobo Olson94-14-2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWKO110
time: 2:51 | referee: Johnny LoBianco
1964-09-04Gomeo Brennan59-10-5
Convention Center, Miami Beach, Florida, USAWMD1010
referee: Cy Gottfried 96-95 | judge: Barry Pearlman 96-96 | judge: Gus Jacobson 97-94
1964-07-20Walker Simmons7-4-0
Sargent Field, New Bedford, Massachusetts, USAWKO610
1964-06-22Frankie Olivera12-15-4
Sargent Field, New Bedford, Massachusetts, USAWTKO510
time: 0:50 | referee: Jimmy McCarron
1964-05-15Wilbert McClure16-2-0
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Johnny LoBianco 8-1 | judge: Tony Castellano 8-2 | judge: Frank Forbes 6-3
1964-04-21Walker Simmons6-3-0
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens, New York, USAWTKO810
time: 2:29 | referee: Arthur Mercante
1964-01-03Jose Gonzalez26-8-1
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Zach Clayton 6-3 | judge: Al Berl 6-4 | judge: Jimmy Riccio 6-4
1963-10-09Don Fullmer31-8-1
Armory, Teaneck, New Jersey, USAWPTS1010
referee: Joey Harrison 5-2
1963-05-25Florentino Fernandez33-6-0
Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan, Puerto RicoLTKO510
time: 2:07 | referee: Quique Velazquez | judge: Robert Roberts | judge: Mundo Fernandez | judge: Rafael Carrasquillo
Torres was knocked down twice.
1962-12-14Al Hauser7-17-2
Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO310
time: 2:30
1962-07-27Obdulio Nunez23-5-0
Sixto Escobar Stadium, San Juan, Puerto RicoWKO712
Puerto Rican middleweight title
1962-04-10Jimmy Watkins23-8-1
Auditorium, Utica, New York, USAWRTD710
1961-11-28Tony Montano18-7-2
Houston, Texas, USAWKO410
Montano was knocked down in the 1st, 2nd and 4th rounds.
1961-10-31George Price15-3-2
Sam Houston Coliseum, Houston, Texas, USAWKO210
time: 2:31
Price was down three times. These weights are from UPI, AP lists as 165-162 Torres.
1961-06-27Ike White13-25-3
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO310
time: 1:30 | referee: Joe Zapustas
1961-06-05Mel Collins20-17-1
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWKO710
time: 0:30
Collins was knocked down in the 6th, and for the count in the 7th.
1961-05-23Bob Young19-9-1
Arena, Boston, Massachusetts, USAWTKO510
referee: Eddie Curley
1961-04-01Bobby Barnes5-2-0
Plaza Ballroom, Paterson, New Jersey, USAWKO310
referee: Paul Cavalier
1961-02-17Gene Hamilton6-22-0
Montaner Stadium, Ponce, Puerto RicoWTKO410
time: 1:21
Hamilton was knocked down twice in the 4th round before the referee halted the bout. From San Juan newspapers (Jack Kincaid).
1960-06-11Randy Sandy23-17-2
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens, New York, USAWUD1010
referee: Teddy Martin 6-4 | judge: Fred Brunelli 6-4 | judge: Sam Irom 7-2
1960-03-15Tony Dupas40-17-0
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USAWMD1010
referee: Joe Palmer 6-3 | judge: Lou Goldstein 5-3 | judge: Richard Fay 5-5
Fay had even in points too. Buffalo Courier-Express
1960-01-30Randy Sandy23-15-2
Armory, Elizabeth, New Jersey, USAWPTS1010
referee: Paul Cavalier 7-3
1959-09-26Benny Kid Paret28-7-1
Sixto Escobar Stadium, San Juan, Puerto RicoDPTS1010
1959-06-26Al Andrews46-34-2
Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York, USAWTKO68
time: 0:42 | referee: Arthur Mercante
Andrews was knocked down once in the 1st, and twice in the 6th.
1959-04-23Joe Shaw19-19-5
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens, New York, USAWTKO510
time: 2:40 | referee: Harry Ebbets
1959-03-19Leroy Oliphant7-2-1
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens, New York, USAWTKO310
Bout was stopped after Torres drapped Oliphant over the ropes. Oliphant had been down for an eight count earlier in the round.
1959-02-26Eddie Wright5-6-1
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens, New York, USAWTKO58
time: 2:10 | referee: Mark Conn
1958-12-04Isaac Jenkins20-34-2
Sunnyside Garden, Sunnyside, Queens, New York, USAWTKO510
1958-11-03Burke Emery29-7-4
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWTKO510
time: 2:07 | referee: Harry Ebbets
1958-10-13Frankie Anselm Jr28-13-0
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWKO910
time: 2:12 | referee: Arthur Mercante
Anselm was knocked down in the 3rd and 9th rounds.
1958-09-29Otis Woodard12-16-4
St. Nicholas Arena, New York, New York, USAWTKO510
referee: Petey Della
Attendance was 3,216; which was the largest attendance at the St. Nicholas Arena in 11 years.
1958-08-18Benny Doyle3-4-0
Wrigley Field, Los Angeles, California, USAWKO16
1958-07-05Wes Lowry15-22-3
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS66
1958-06-21Joe Salvato6-8-0
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO46
time: 1:40
1958-06-07Walter Irby17-9-0
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWPTS66
1958-05-24Gene Hamilton5-10-0
Eastern Parkway Arena, Brooklyn, New York, USAWKO14

 
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