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Jose Torres

Born: May 3, 1936

Death: Jan 19, 2009

Birthplace: Ponce

Profession: Actor

Nationality: United States

Jose Torres

Date of Birth : May 3, 1936
Date of Death : Jan 19, 2009
Birth Place : Ponce

Jose Torres, was a Puerto Rican professional boxer. As an amateur boxer, he won a silver medal in the junior middleweight at the 1956 Olympic Games in Melbourne. In 1965, he defeated Willie Pastrano to win the WBC and WBA light heavyweight championships. Torres trained with the legendary boxing trainer Cus D'Amato. In 1997, he was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame.


  • Actor
  • Writer
  • Professional Boxer

Also known as

  • José María Torres
  • José Torres Medina
  • Chegüi
  • José ("Chegüi") Torres
  • José M. Torres
  • José Torrès
  • José ''Chegui'' Torres
  • Jose ''Chegui'' Torres
  • Chegui
  • José Torres
  • Jose Luis Torres


  • Ramonita Ortiz


  • Mariana Torres
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