Javier Torres

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Javier Torres
Statistics
Real nameJavier Torres
Nickname(s)Monstro Azteca "Aztec Monster"
Weight(s)Heavyweight
Height6 ft 3 in (192 cm)
Reach77 in (197 cm)
NationalityMexican, American
Born (1988-05-14) May 14, 1988 (age 34)
Artesia, California
StanceOrthodox
Boxing record
Total fights7
Wins6
Wins by KO3
Losses0
Draws1
No contests0
Javier Torres
Personal information
BornMay 14, 1988

Javier Torres (born May 14, 1988 in Artesia, California) is an undefeated Mexican American[1] professional boxer in the Heavyweight division.[2] Torres was the second rated U.S. amateur boxer in the Super Heavyweight division and a member of the Mexican Olympic team.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Javier's parents come from Mexico, his mother Maria is from Jalisco and his father Javier Sr., is from Zacatecas. He holds both Mexican and American citizenship, in 2008 he fought for the Mexican Olympic team and was a member of the U.S. National boxing team.[4]

Amateur career[edit]

In 2007 Torres won the Mexican National Championship in the Heavyweight division and then went on to qualify for the 2008 Mexican Olympic team.

He also won a Silver medal at the 2009 U.S. National Super Heavyweight Championships in Colorado Springs, Colorado and is a two-time Jr. Olympic National Champion.[5]

World Series Boxing[edit]

He currently fights for the Los Angeles Matadors of the WSB.[6]

Professional career[edit]

On July 7, 2012 Torres took out Francisco Díaz by K.O. in the first round. This bout was held at the Hangar in Costa Mesa, California.[7]

References[edit]

  1. http://www.maxboxing.com/news/main-lead/los-angeles-has-a-new-big-man-la-matador-javier-the-monster-torres
  2. "Javier Torres | Athletes". USA Boxing. Retrieved 2010-12-27.
  3. "US stars Martinez and Torres sign for WSB". World Series of Boxing. 2010-03-17. Archived from the original on 2011-07-18. Retrieved 2010-12-27. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  4. Tim Trower. "Olympic Dreams: Torres makes Mexico boxing team as heavyweight champion". MailTribune.com. Retrieved 2010-12-27.
  5. "Javier Torres Amateur Boxing Record". Boxing-Scoop.com. 2007-12-15. Retrieved 2010-12-27.
  6. "World Series of Boxing". Wsb-oras.ch. Archived from the original on 2012-12-17. Retrieved 2010-12-27. Unknown parameter |url-status= ignored (help)
  7. "Karass' big right stops Gonzalez". 7 July 2012.

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