Erik Morales vs. Juan Luis Torres

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1995-07-14 : Erik Morales 122 lbs beat Juan Luis Torres 120½ lbs by UD in round 12 of 12

  • Vacant NABF Super Bantamweight Title
  • Judges' Scoring: Chuck Williams (118-109), Bill Graham (119-109), Al Siciliano (120-108)


  • Morales controlled action from the outside with his jab and right hand. Torres lunged inside, occasionally getting through, but did not put on enough pressure to win.
  • Morales was cut over the left eye in round 7. Referee Mitch Halpern indicated it was caused by a punch, although replays showed it was caused by an accidental clash of heads.
  • CompuBox had Morales landing 423/723, and Torres landing 123/397.
  • The ESPN broadcast announced Torres at 12-6-0 (8), 28 years of age, fighting out of San Diego, California, and originating out of Mexico.
  • NABF title had been vacated by Jesus Salud.

Preceded by:
Salud vs. Valencia
NABF Super Bantamweight Title Fight
# 31
Succeeded by:
Morales vs. Martinez