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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 »


(age 72) in Ponce, Puerto Rico

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 1989 Religion, Inc.
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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 1995 Tyson (TV Movie) (novel "Fire and Fear")
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 1979 Marciano (TV Movie) (fight choreographer)
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 1994 Biography (TV Series documentary) (special thanks - 1 episode)
- Mike Tyson: Fallen Champ (1994) ... (special thanks)
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 2005 Ring of Fire: The Emile Griffith Story (Documentary)
 2003 Bazooka: Las Batallas de Wilfredo Gomez (Documentary)
Himself (as José 'Chegui' Torres)
 2002 ESPN SportsCentury (TV Series documentary)
- Mike Tyson (2002) ... Himself
 1994 Biography (TV Series documentary)
- Mike Tyson: Fallen Champ (1994) ... Himself
 1989 The Big Bang (Documentary)
The Boxer
 1985 WrestleMania (TV Special)
 1965 Hozee Tooresu (Documentary)
 1965 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series)
Himself - Boxing Champion
- Episode #18.28 (1965) ... Himself - Boxing Champion
 1959 Hozee Toresu (Documentary short)
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 2008 Tyson (Documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
 1993 Fallen Champ: The Untold Story of Mike Tyson (TV Movie documentary)
 1970 A.k.a. Cassius Clay (Documentary)

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Other Works:

(book) "Sting Like a Bee: The Muhammad Ali Story". New York: Abelard-Schuman, 1971. ISBN 0200718401 See more »

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Alternate Names:

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


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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Inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1997. See more »



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