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Jose Luis Torres
Birth: May 3, 1936
Playa de Ponce
Ponce Municipality
Puerto Rico, USA
Death: Jan. 19, 2009
Ponce
Ponce Municipality
Puerto Rico, USA

Professional Boxer. He was the former Light Heavyweight World Champion, winning the title in 1965 by knocking out Willie Pastrano. Prior to turning professional, Torres was a Silver Medal winner for the United States in the light middleweight division at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics. He defended his championship four times before losing a close decision to Dick Tiger in 1966. He fought three more times before retiring in 1969 with a record of 41-3-1 with 29 knockouts. Torres was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1997. (bio by: Ron Moody) 
 
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Originally Created by: Ron Moody
Record added: Jan 20, 2009
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Jose Luis Torres
Added by: Ron Moody
 
Jose Luis Torres
Added by: Ron Moody
 
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