Alberto Torres

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Title History

  • NWA Texas Tag Team titles w/Enrique Torres defeating Casey and Danny McShain (Febuary 27, 1958);
  • NWA (San Francisco) World Tag Team titles w/Ron Etchison defeating Mike and Ben Sharpe (December ??, 1959);
  • WWA (Los Angeles) International Television Tag Team titles w/Ramon Torres defeating Zebra Kid and Mike Sharpe (June 21, 1961);
  • Stampede International Tag Team titles w/Ramon Torres defeating Jack Daniels and Tiny Mills (December 8, 1961);
  • NWA (Florida) World Tag Team titles w/Ramon Torres defeating Karl and Kurt Von Brauner (April ??, 1963);
  • WWA (Los Angeles) World Tag Team titles w/Ramon Torres defeating Roy Heffernan and Al Costello (April 28, 1964);
  • NWA Hawaii Tag Team titles w/Enrique Torres defeating Mr. Fujiwara and Curtis Iaukea (May 28, 1965);
  • WWA (Los Angeles) World Tag Team titles w/Thunderbolt Patterson defeating El Mongol and Gorilla Monsoon (Febuary 9, 1966);
  • NWA (Georgia) Southern Tag Team titles w/Enrique Torres defeating Medics [Tournament] (May 6, 1966);
  • NWA (Georgia) World Tag Team titles w/Enrique Torres defeating Infernos (June 17, 1966);
  • NWA (Georgia) World Tag Team titles w/Enrique Torres defeating Infernos (August 19, 1966);
  • NWA (Georgia) World Tag Team titles w/Ramon Torres defeating Stan and Butcher Vachon (August 21, 1967);
  • NWA (Georgia) Southern Tag Team titles w/Enrique Torres defeating Stan and Butcher Vachon (September 5, 1967);
  • NWA (Georgia) Southern Tag Team titles w/Enrique Torres defeating Stan and Butcher Vachon (January 5, 1968);
  • NWA (Georgia) Southern Tag Team titles w/Enrique Torres defeating El Mongol and Tarzan Tyler for vacant titles (March 8, 1968);
  • NWA (Georgia) Southern Tag Team titles w/Enrique Torres defeating El Mongol and Hans Schmidt (May 31, 1968);
  • NWA Georgia Tag Team titles w/Ramon Torres defeating El Mongol and Tarzan Tyler [Tournament] (July 5, 1968);
  • NWA Georgia Tag Team titles w/Ramon Torres defeating Stan and Butcher Vachon (September 20, 1968);
  • NWA (Georgia) Southern Tag Team titles w/Ramon Torres defeating Stan and Butcher Vachon (November 11, 1968);
  • NWA Georgia Tag Team titles w/Ramon Torres defeating Stan and Butcher Vachon (December 25, 1968);
  • NWA (Tri State) United States Tag Team titles w/Ramon Torres defeating Medics (????, 1969);
  • NWA Georgia Tag Team titles w/Ramon Torres defeating Assassins (January ??, 1969);
  • NWA (Tri State) United States Tag Team titles w/Ramon Torres defeating Trench Phillips and Karl Von Stroheim (May 6, 1969);
  • NWA Macon Tag Team titles w/Bill Dromo defeating Karl Von Stroheim and Buddy Colt (August 18, 1970);
  • AWA Midwest Tag Team titles w/Bob Ellis defeating Ox Baker and Rock Rogowski (May ??, 1971);

 

Career Highlights

In The Beginning:

  • Alberto Torres was part of the famous Torres Brothers (along with Enrique and Ramon)..
  • Late 50s: Alberto Torres was a star at the old Phoenix Madison Square Garden in the Arizona territory.
  • ~~~Several wrestlers who appeared in this arena died in the ring elsewhere or from heart attacks later in the locker room.
  • ~~~~~including Torres, Luther Lindsay, Ike Eakins, Jim Wright (died in Phoenix MSG), Mike Debiase, Ali Pasha and others.
  • 1963: Ramon and Alberto Torres were the top babyface team in Florida, feuding with the Von Brauners and Keomuka and Matsuda.Match History:
  • October 20, 1958 – NWA Capital: Ed Miller defeated Alberto Torres.
  • November 17, 1958 – NWA Capital: Bill Miller defeated Alberto Torres.
  • May 13, 1959 – NWA Capital: Alberto Torres defeated Jack Vansky.
  • May 23, 1959 – NWA Capital: Alberto Torres defeated Pepe Chicharro.
  • June 10, 1959 – NWA Capital: Eddie and Jerry Graham defeated Alberto Torres and Greg Jarque.
  • June 20, 1959 – NWA Capital: Alberto Torres defeated Chris Averoff.
  • November 24, 1965 – Alberto Torres defeated Yoshino Sato in Osaka, Japan.
  • May 3, 1966 – Georgia Championship Wrestling: Alberto Torres defeated Chin Lee.
  • May 6, 1966 – GCW: Alberto and Ramon Torres defeated Swede Karlson and Jack Vansky.
  • May 20, 1966 – GCW: Alberto and Enrique Torres defeated Mysterious Medics by DQ.
  • June 8, 1966 – GCW: Alberto and Enrique Torres defeated Mysterious Medics.
  • June 24, 1966 – GCW: Alberto and Enrique Torres defeated Wildman Wehba and Evil Eye Valentine.
  • June 29, 1966 – GCW: Alberto and Enrique Torres defeated Pancho Rosario and Ken Yates.
  • July 1, 1966 – GCW: Alberto and Enrique Torres defeated Rube Wright and George Harris.
  • July 26, 1966 – GCW: Alberto and Enrique Torres defeated The Infernos.
  • August 31, 1966 – GCW: Alberto and Enrique Torres defeated Golden Terror and Butcher Vachon.
  • September 2, 1966 – GCW: Alberto and Enrique Torres defeated Chico Cortez and Johnny Heidman.
  • September 21, 1966 – GCW: Alberto and Enrique Torres defeated The Red Raiders.
  • September 28, 1966 – GCW: Alberto, Enrique and Ramon Torres defeated The Red Raiders and Golden Terror.
  • July 22, 1967 – GCW: Alberto and Ramon Torres defeated Louie Tillet and Alex Perez.
  • July 28, 1967 – GCW: Alberto Torres defeated Mad Dog Vachon.
  • August 18, 1967 – GCW: El Mongol and Stan Vachon defeated Alberto and Ramon Torres.
  • August 25, 1967 – GCW: Alberto Torres, Ramon Torres and Mr. Wrestling defeated El Mongol, Stan and Butcher Vachon.
  • September 12, 1967 – GCW: Alberto Torres defeated Butcher Vachon.
  • September 15, 1967 – GCW: Swede Hanson and Rip Hawk defeated Alberto Torres and Mr. Wrestling.
  • September 22, 1967 – GCW: Alberto and Enrique Torres defeated Ike Eakins and Alex Perez.
  • October 13, 1967 – GCW: Alberto and Enrique Torres defeated Swede Hanson and Rip Hawk.
  • October 27, 1967 – GCW: Alberto and Enrique Torres defeated El Mongol and Oki Yama.
  • November 4, 1967 – GCW: Alberto Torres defeated Kenny Mack.
  • November 17, 1967 – GCW: Alberto and Enrique Torres defeated El Lobo and El Mongol.
  • December 15, 1967 – GCW: Alberto, Ramon and Enrique Torres defeated Oki Shikina, Louie Tillet and Karl von Stroheim.
  • December 29, 1967 – GCW: Alberto, Ramon and Enrique Torres defeated Louie Tillet, Butcher and Stan Vachon.
  • January 12, 1968 – GCW: Alberto and Enrique Torres defeated Louie Tillet and Stan Vachon.
  • January 20, 1968 – GCW: Alberto and Enrique Torres defeated Dr. M and Karl von Stroheim.
  • March 2, 1968 – GCW: Alberto Torres defeated Tony Nero.
  • March 22, 1968 – GCW: Alberto and Enrique Torres beat El Mongol and Tarzan Tyler.
  • March 29, 1968 – GCW: Alberto Torres, Enrique Torres and Lou Thesz defeated Hans Schmidt, El Mongol and Jack Crawford.
  • April 13, 1968 – GCW: Alberto Torres, Enrique Torres and Avenger III defeated The Rising Suns and Oki Shikina.
  • May 3, 1968 – GCW: Alberto and Enrique Torres defeated Tony Nero and Tank Morgan.
  • May 21, 1968 – GCW: Alberto and Enrique Torres defeated Hans Schmidt and Tank Morgan.
  • June 14, 1968 – GCW: Alberto Torres and Bob Armstrong defeated The Rising Suns.
  • July 5, 1968 – GCW: Alberto and Ramon Torres defeated Guillotine Gordon and Tank Morgan.
  • August 3, 1968 – GCW: Brute Bernard and Tarzan Tyler defeated Alberto Torres and Bob Armstrong.
  • August 17, 1968 – GCW: Alberto and Ramon Torres defeated Oki Shikina and Joe Turco.
  • September 27, 1968 – GCW: Butcher and Stan Vachon defeated Alberto Torres and Bob Armstrong.
  • October 25, 1968 – GCW: Alberto Torres, Ramon Torres and Bob Armstrong defeated Jim Starr, Butcher and Stan Vachon.
  • November 8, 1968 – GCW: Alberto Torres, Ramon Torres and Bob Armstrong beat Stan, Butcher and Mad Dog Vachon.
  • November 29, 1968 – GCW: Alberto and Ramon Torres defeated Oki Shikina and Seiji Sakaguchi.
  • December 20, 1968 – GCW: Alberto and Ramon Torres defeated Tank Morgan and Seiji Sakaguchi.
  • January 3, 1969 – GCW: Alberto and Ramon Torres defeated Mike Burns and Joe Turco.
  • February 14, 1969 – GCW: Alberto Torres, Jim Wilson and El Mongol beat The Professional and The Assassins.
  • February 25, 1969 – GCW: Alberto Torres defeated Paul DeMarco.
  • April 21, 1969 – NWA Tri State: Matti Suzuki and Sputnik Monroe defeated Alberto and Ramon Torres.
  • November 14, 1969 – GCW: Alberto Torres, The Professional and Joe Scarpa beat El Diablo and The Assassins.
  • December 19, 1969 – GCW: Alberto and Ramon Torres defeated Don and Al Greene.
  • January 2, 1970 – GCW: Alberto and Ramon Torres defeated Buddy Colt and Paul DeMarco.
  • January 10, 1970 – GCW: Alberto and Ramon Torres defeated The Assassins.
  • January 30, 1970 – GCW: Alberto and Ramon Torres defeated Vincent Lopez and Bill Kane.
  • February 13, 1970 – GCW: Alberto Torres, Ramon Torres and Doug Gilbert beat Paul DeMarco and The Assassins.
  • March 6, 1970 – GCW: Alberto Torres defeated Assassin II.
  • April 3, 1970 – GCW: Alberto and Ramon Torres defeated Karl von Stroheim and Buddy Colt.
  • April 21, 1970 – GCW: Alberto and Ramon Torres defeated Nick Bockwinkel and Paul DeMarco.
  • May 30, 1970 – GCW: Alberto Torres defeated George Harris.
  • June 20, 1970 – GCW: Alberto Torres defeated Cisco Grimaldo.
  • July 3, 1970 – GCW: Rip Tyler and Rocket Monroe defeated Alberto Torres and Bob Armstrong.
  • July 10, 1970 – GCW: Alberto Torres and Bill Dromo defeated Rip Tyler and Rocket Monroe.
  • August 22, 1970 – GCW: Buddy Colt defeated Alberto Torres.Retirement and RIP
  • June 13, 1971: Alberto Torres died of a ruptured pancreas after a match with Ox Baker.