Erik Morales vs. Pedro Javier Torres

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1996-10-12 : Erik Morales 122 lbs beat Pedro Javier Torres 122½ lbs by KO at 1:50 in round 2 of 12

  • Location: Arrowhead Pond, Anaheim, California, USA
  • Referee: Jon Schorle
  • NABF Super Bantamweight Title (5th defense of Morales)
  • Time: 1:50
  • Weights: Morales 122 lbs, Torres 122.5 lbs


  • Both fighters traded combinations on the inside, with Morales getting the upper hand by catching Torres lunging inside.
  • In round 2, a right to the body hurt Torres. A follow up barrage of punches dropped Torres to his hands and knees. The referee waved off the fight, not picking up a count.
  • Torres came in over the bantamweight limit and was therefore not eligible to win the NABF title.

Preceded by:
Morales vs. Acero-Sanchez
NABF Super Bantamweight Title Fight
# 37
Succeeded by:
Sanchez vs. Manzano