The World light heavyweight champion, Jose Torres (Chegui), and the Ring magazine director

Justo A. Martí Photographic Collection, 1948-1985

World Light Heavyweight Champion Jose "Chegui" Torres in champion boxing belt with Ring boxing magazine director in Madison Square Garden office, New York, NY. Jose "Chegui" Torres was the first Latin American to win the Light Heavyweight title and the third Puerto Rican World Light Heavyweight Champion. Written on back of photograph: "Jose (Chegui) Torres, con la faja de Campeon; con el director de la revista Ring, en la oficina de Madison Square Garden de la 8va avenida y la calles 49 y 50, NY." ("Jose (Chegui) Torres, in champion's belt; with director of Ring magazine in the Madison Square Garden office on 8th Avenue at 49th and 50th Streets, NY.")


Creator
Justo A. Martí
Document Type
Photograph: b & w photographs
Identifier
JAMa_b96_f03_0003
Related Keywords
Community, Sports, Sports professional, Boxing
Individuals or Organizations Mentioned
Jose "Chegui" Torres, Madison Square Garden
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Justo A. Martí Photographic Collection, 1948-1985. The World light heavyweight champion, Jose Torres (Chegui), and the Ring magazine director: JAMa_b96_f03_0003. Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives, Hunter College, CUNY. Web. 19 Aug 2019.
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