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José Torres (III) (1936–2009)

Jose Torres was a member of the 1956 US Olmpic Boxing Team. As an amateur boxer he won the 1958 Inter-City Golden Glives Boxing Championship. Turned professional on May 24, 1958 knocking out Sgt. Gene Hamilton in one round in Broojlyn, New York. Was undefeated until 1963. With a record of 26-0-1 with 21 knockouts, he was knocked out for the only ... See full bio »

Died:

(age 72) in Ponce, Puerto Rico

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Known For

The Last Fight Ex-Champ
(1983)
A Fool and His Money Jose Torres
(1989)
Tyson Writer
(1995)

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 1989 A Fool and His Money
Jose Torres (as Jose Torres)
 1983 The Last Fight
Ex-Champ (as José 'Chegui' Torres)
 1968 Un largo viaje hacia la muerte (as José 'Chegui' Torres)
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Other Works:

(book) "Fire & Fear: The Inside Story of Mike Tyson". New York: Warner Books, 1990. ISBN 0445210427 See more »

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Alternate Names:

Jose 'Chegui' Torres | Jose Torres | José 'Chegui' Torres

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Biography (with complete boxing record) in: "The Boxing Register: International Boxing Hall of Fame Official Record Book". 4th edition. Pages 646-649. Ithaca, NY: McBooks Press, 2006. See more »

Nickname:

Chegui

Star Sign:

Taurus

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