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Efren Torres boxer

Efren Torres image
Status inactive
Age 66
Division flyweight
Height 5′ 3″/160cm
Debut 1959-02-28
Born 1943-11-29
Death 2010-02-25
Nationality Mexico
Residence Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
bouts
74
won
64
lost
9
draw
1
bouts
74
won
64
lost
9
draw
1
Status inactive
Age 66
Division flyweight
Height 5′ 3″/160cm
Debut 1959-02-28
Born 1943-11-29
Death 2010-02-25
Nationality Mexico
Residence Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

Torres was born in La Palma, Michoacán.Known as "El Alacrán" (the Scorpion), Torres turned pro in 1961 and in 1969 after two unsuccessful bids at a major title, he defeated WBC and Lineal Champion Chartchai Chionoi of Thailand by decision to become the flyweight world champion. He lost the title in his second defense to Chartchai Chionoi by decision in 1970. He retired in 1972.

Torres was born in La Palma, Michoacán.Known as "El Alacrán" (the Scorpion), Torres turned pro in 1961 and in 1969 after two unsuccessful bids at a major title, he defeated WBC and Lineal Champion Chartchai Chionoi of Thailand by decision to become the flyweight world champion. He lost the title in his second defense to Chartchai Chionoi by decision in 1970. He retired in 1972.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
April 21, 1972 Issac Isao Kimura WLLLDL Arena Coliseo, Guadalajara WIN
KO
July 10, 1971 Ruben Olivares WLWWWW Auditorio del Estado, Guadalajara LOSS
Technical knockout
Feb. 2, 1971 Julio Guerrero WWLWWW Auditorio Municipal, Tijuana LOSS
Split-decision
Oct. 31, 1970 Jose Medel WLDWWW Arena Coliseo, Guadalajara WIN
KO
June 28, 1970 Rocky Garcia WWWLLW Plaza de Toros Monumental, Monterrey WIN
Split-decision
March 20, 1970 Chartchai Chionoi LWLLWW National Stadium Gymnasium, Bangkok World Boxing Council World Flyweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Nov. 28, 1969 Susumu Hanagata WWWWWW Plaza de Toros Nuevo Progreso, Guadalajara World Boxing Council World Flyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 30, 1969 Heleno Ferreira DWDDWD Auditorio del Estado, Guadalajara World Boxing Council World Flyweight

WIN
Points
June 19, 1969 Susumu Hanagata WWWWWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles LOSS
Unanimous decision
Feb. 23, 1969 Chartchai Chionoi WWWWLW El Toreo de Cuatro Caminos, Mexico City World Boxing Council World Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 19, 1968 Apolonio Salinas LWLLLL Freeman Coliseum, San Antonio WIN
KO
Nov. 8, 1968 Daniel Gutierrez WWWWWL Reynosa WIN
Points
Sept. 15, 1968 Eduardo Mojica WWWWWW Mexico City WIN
Points
Aug. 16, 1968 Santos Sandoval WDWWWL Nuevo Laredo WIN
KO
May 28, 1968 Pedro Cordero LWLWLL Puerto Vallarta WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 28, 1968 Chartchai Chionoi WWWWWW El Toreo de Cuatro Caminos, Mexico City World Boxing Council World Flyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Oct. 7, 1967 Jose Medel WWWWLL Arena Coliseo, Guadalajara World Boxing Council World Flyweight

WIN
Points
Sept. 16, 1967 Jupiter Mansilla LLLLLD Arena Coliseo, Guadalajara WIN
Technical knockout
July 10, 1967 Pornchai Poprai-ngam WLLWLW Plaza de Toros, Tijuana WIN
Points
April 29, 1967 Octavio Gomez WWWWWW Arena Mexico, Mexico City Mexico Flyweight

WIN
KO
Dec. 10, 1966 Horacio Accavallo WWWWWW Estadio Luna Park, Buenos Aires World Boxing Association World Flyweight

LOSS
Unanimous decision
Aug. 7, 1966 Luis Gonzalez WWWWWW El Toreo de Cuatro Caminos, Mexico City Mexico Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
July 2, 1966 Ramiro Nides LWLLLW Hermosillo Mexico Flyweight

WIN
KO
May 14, 1966 Fermin Gomez WDWWWW Arena Coliseo, Guadalajara Mexico Flyweight

DRAW
Points
April 3, 1966 Jose Lopez WWWDWL Gimnasio de Mexicali, Mexicali Mexico Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
March 12, 1966 Manuel Tarazon WLLDWW Culiacan Mexico Flyweight

WIN
KO
Dec. 11, 1965 Bob Allotey WWWDLL El Toreo de Cuatro Caminos, Mexico City Mexico Flyweight

WIN
Points
Oct. 16, 1965 Manuel Flores WWWDWL Arena Coliseo, Guadalajara Mexico Flyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
May 7, 1965 Hiroyuki Ebihara WWWWWW Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles LOSS
Technical knockout
Feb. 28, 1965 Manuel Magallanes LLWWLL Plaza de Toros Monumental, Monterrey WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 29, 1965 Ismael Gutierrez WWWWLL Ciudad Juarez WIN
KO
Nov. 14, 1964 Mauro Miranda LLLLWL El Toreo de Cuatro Caminos, Mexico City Mexico Flyweight

WIN
KO
Sept. 11, 1964 Luis Gonzalez WWWLWW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles Mexico Flyweight

WIN
KO
Aug. 15, 1964 Evaristo Salinas LWLWLW Arena Coliseo, Guadalajara Mexico Flyweight

WIN
Points
April 30, 1964 Hiroyuki Ebihara WWWWLW Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles LOSS
Split-decision
March 15, 1964 Leo Zulueta LLWLWW Arena Progreso, Guadalajara WIN
Points
Feb. 15, 1964 Jose Hernandez Culiacan WIN
KO
Feb. 2, 1964 Manuel Magallanes LLLWLL Mexicali WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 30, 1963 Fabian Esquivel WLWWWW El Toreo de Cuatro Caminos, Mexico City Mexico Flyweight

WIN
KO
Oct. 19, 1963 Pascual Perez WWLWLW Arena Progreso, Guadalajara Mexico Flyweight

WIN
KO
Sept. 28, 1963 Natalio Jimenez WWWWWW Arena Coliseo, Guadalajara Mexico Flyweight

WIN
KO
Aug. 17, 1963 Raul Veloz L Ciudad Juarez Mexico Flyweight

WIN
KO
July 6, 1963 Carlos Gomez LWWWWL Arena Mexico, Mexico City Mexico Flyweight

WIN
KO
April 21, 1963 Jose Valenzuela LLLWWD Ciudad Juarez Mexico Flyweight

WIN
KO
April 5, 1963 Pimi Amador LLLLLL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles WIN
KO
March 21, 1963 Changa Munoz WLLLD Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles WIN
KO
Feb. 16, 1963 Fidel Alfaro LLWWLW Arena Mexico, Mexico City WIN
KO
Nov. 24, 1962 Carlos Gomez DLWWWW Arena Coliseo, Guadalajara WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 13, 1962 Ernesto Barrera WLLLLW Arena Progreso, Guadalajara WIN
Points
July 29, 1962 Eduardo Mojica WWLLWW Managua LOSS
Points
June 9, 1962 Ernesto Barrera LWWWLL Arena Coliseo, Guadalajara WIN
Points
May 5, 1962 Eduardo Mojica LLLWWL Arena Coliseo, Guadalajara WIN
Points
March 3, 1962 Luis Mendez Arena Coliseo, Guadalajara WIN
Points
Feb. 1, 1962 Jose Valenzuela WWWLWL Arena Olímpico Laguna, Gomez Palacio WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 13, 1962 Chico Jasso LWWDWL Arena Coliseo, Guadalajara WIN
Points
Dec. 2, 1961 Chocolate Barrera LLLLLL Tepic WIN
KO
Nov. 11, 1961 Eduardo Mojica WWLWWL Arena Coliseo, Guadalajara WIN
Points
Oct. 7, 1961 Felix Padilla DWWLLW Arena Coliseo, Guadalajara WIN
Points
Sept. 16, 1961 Chabelo Mejia WWWLWL Arena Coliseo, Guadalajara WIN
KO
Aug. 19, 1961 Vicente Ramirez W Arena Coliseo, Guadalajara WIN
KO
July 22, 1961 Luis Lujano WLLLL Arena Coliseo, Guadalajara WIN
Corner retirement
April 25, 1961 Kid Celaya Leon WIN
Points
March 4, 1961 Polo Ruiz WLWLW Tepic WIN
KO
Oct. 22, 1960 Vicente Rios LL Arena Coliseo, Guadalajara WIN
Points
July 23, 1960 Javier Paz LW Arena Coliseo, Guadalajara WIN
KO
July 2, 1960 Polo Ruiz W Arena Coliseo, Guadalajara WIN
Points
March 26, 1960 Javier Paz Arena Coliseo, Guadalajara WIN
KO
Feb. 27, 1960 Servando Hernandez LD Arena Colima, Colima WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 20, 1959 Jose Tinoco LLLLL Tepic WIN
KO
Nov. 14, 1959 Chiquilin Ramirez Arena Colima, Colima WIN
KO
Oct. 24, 1959 Vicente Rios Arena Coliseo, Guadalajara WIN
Points
Sept. 19, 1959 Ratoncito Garcia Arena Colima, Colima WIN
KO
May 16, 1959 Zurdo Padilla Arena Colima, Colima WIN
Points
Feb. 28, 1959 Jose Sanchez Tavio Arena Colima, Colima WIN
Points