|Born||August 8, 1988 (age 25)
Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Éverton dos Santos Lopes (born August 8, 1988 in Salvador, Bahia) is a Brazilian amateur boxer best known to win the lightweight silver medal at the 2007 Pan American Games and for his sensational 2011 World title win.
At the South American Games 2006 the 18-year old lost the final to Darley Perez. He won the PanAm junior Championships but lost the quarterfinal at the World Junior Championships 2006 to eventual winner Roniel Iglesias 24:39. In the final of the PanAms (seniors) 2007 he lost to Cuban world champ Yordenis Ugás.
In 2007, he had two professional MMA fights in Brazil, losing to Alexandre Aranha by Submission and defeating Edmilson Domingos.
He won the 2008 Dominican tournament "Copa Independencia" vs. local Jonathan Batista who had beaten him in the final the year before. At the first Olympic qualifier he lost again to Ugas, at the second he beat fighters like Francisco Vargas to qualify for Beijing. There he was upset by little-known Asylbek Talasbaev 7:9.
Lopes has also competed in the sport of MMA, going 1-1. <http://www.sherdog.com/fighter/Everton-Lopes-57734>