On This Day: Carlos Ortiz Defended His World Title Against Battling Torres

February 4th, 1960

Carlos Ortiz, from Puerto Rico KO’d Mexican challenger, Battling Torres, successfully defending his super lightweight championship. The bout took place at the Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles. It was a George Parnassus promotion. The Referee was former Champion Mushy Callahan. The Judges were Lee Grossman and Frankie Van.

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