- Name: Jose Torres
- Pro MMA Record: 8-1-0 (Win-Loss-Draw)
- Nickname: Shorty
- Current Streak: 1 Loss
- Age: 26 | Date of Birth: 1992.08.02
- Last Fight: August 04, 2018 in UFC
- Weight Class: Flyweight | Last Weigh-In: 125.0 lbs
- Affiliation: Combat-Do
- Height: 5'4" (163cm) | Reach: 66.0" (168cm)
- Career Disclosed Earnings: $14,000 USD
- Born: United States
- Fighting out of: Chicago, Illinois
- College: N/A
- Foundation Style: Karate
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Torres began karate when he was four years old and started wrestling at the age of 14.
Torres and his mother would travel the country in their younger years for the national karate competitions,
and at age 16 he met his trainer, Master Bob Schirmer, as he is still with today.
Jose Torres (25-1 amateur MMA) is a two-time IMMAF Bantamweight gold medalist (2014-2015).
Torres was defeated in his amateur debut, it went to a split-decision with a last minute opponent who boasted an experienced record. Jose then continued his amateur career with 25 straight wins.
Jose chose college and a wrestling scholarship to Division II McKendree University over getting paid to fight.
He graduated in May 2016 with a degree in leadership and sports and exercise science with a 3.8 grade-point average.
International Kickboxing Federation (IKF) Champion (135lbs)
2x Gold Medalist in Pan-American Kickboxing Championships (125lbs)
Thai Boxing Association (TBA) Champion (125lbs)
Shorty faced Travis Taylor (7-5 amateur, 0-0 pro) in his pro debut and made the process fast, when he was just after the first minute gets a takedown and sinks in a guillotine 2:09 in R1.