Josh "Pitbull" Torres (12-2-1, 5 KOs), of Albuquerque, New Mexico, will face Dusty Hernandez-Harrison (17-0, 10 KOs) for the WBC Youth Welterweight Title on Nov. 2, at New York's, Madison Square Garden. The bout is on the undercard of the Gennady Golovkin vs. Curtis Stevens main event. The event will be televised on HBO Championship Boxing.
Fighting out of the world famous Team Tapia Boxing Academy in Albuquerque, Torres has emerged as one of the best fighters in the stable, gaining the knowledge passed on to him by the late Johnny Tapia.
Torres, an exceptional fighter with speed and power, will be the first fighter out of the Team Tapia Boxing Academy to fight at the historic Madison Square Garden. He always makes for an exciting fight, wasting little time attacking his opponents from the first bell.
His ability to find his range early is what sets the tone when he fights, with good movement, Torres does a great job working combinations to the head and body. The skills he learned from training with Johnny Tapia, are skills that will propel this kid to be a champion.
For Torres, facing Hernandez-Harrison will be a good test. Hernandez-Harrison is a tough fighter and had a great amateur career, winning national titles for seven strait years.
Without a doubt, Josh "Pitbull" Torres is a fighter to keep on the boxing radar, he is a talented fighter blessed with amazing skills. In a way, Torres is one of many fighters out of the Tapia Boxing Academy who carry-on the legacy of Johnny Tapia.