Cicero honors Mixed Martial Arts Champion Jose Torres
Mixed Martial Arts Champion Jose “Shorty” Torres and Combat-Do founder Master Bob Schirmer displayed the championship belts that Torres has won in international and national competitions at a recent meeting of the Town of Cicero Board.
Torres, who is from Cicero, and told the board he is honored by the support he has received from the community.
“I want other young people to know that Cicero is very supportive of our educations and careers and I am honored by the support I have received from the town and proud to tell people I am from the Town of Cicero,” Torres said.
Schirmer added, “Jose ‘Shorty’ Torres will never give up. He is tenacious. No matter how tough the competition, he will never quit. He is determined, dedicated and has great desire to be the best he can be. He is a hero and a heck of a great role model.”
Torres recently won the Titan Fighting Championship in Florida, and has a 6 win and No Loss record in Mixed Martial Arts competitions. At age 25, Torres has 19 straight wins, a phenomenal championship record that has brought much honor to the Town of Cicero and its residents.
Town President Larry Dominick thanked Torres and Schirmer for bringing distinction and honor to the Town of Cicero and its residents.
“You have done a great job Bob in helping our youth rise up and compete at the international and national level and giving them something positive to look forward too,” Dominick said. “We are really proud of all that you do and the amazing honors that Jose ‘Shorty’ Torres has achieved and brought back to our town.”
THIS POST HAS BEEN READ 6508 TIMES SO FAR. THANK YOU!
Hanania also writes about Middle East issues for the Arab News, and The Arab Daily News criticizing government policies in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
A critic of mainstream news media bias, Hanania advocates for peace & justice for Israel & Palestine, & the empowerment of Arabs in America.
"I write about three topics, the Middle East, politics and life in general. I often take my life experiences and offer them in an entertaining way to readers, and I take on the toughest topics like the Israel-Palestine conflict and don't pull any punches about what I feel is fair. But, my priority is always about writing the good story."
Click Here to LISTEN to Hanania's live radio show on 2nd Friday every month 7 AM CST. Click here to listen to Ray's Podcasts.
His columns are archived here. Hanania was named "Best Ethnic American Columnist" by the New America Media in November 2007, and is the 2009 recipient of the SPJ National Sigma Delta Chi Award for column writing.
Email Ray Hanania at email@example.com.
Latest posts by Ray Hanania (see all)
- High school senior says writing book will improve student grades - October 17, 2018
- No justice in fight against crime in Van Dyke conviction - October 12, 2018
- Social Security to increase slightly over 2018 - October 11, 2018