Alfonso López III

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Alfonso López III
Real name Alfonso López III
Nickname(s) El Tigre
Rated at Light Heavyweight
Super Middleweight
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Reach 76 in (193 cm)
Nationality American
Born (1982-05-16) May 16, 1982 (age 32)
Corpus Christi, Texas
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 22
Wins 21
Wins by KO 16
Losses 1
Draws 0
No contests 0

Alfonso López III (born May 16, 1982, in Corpus Christi, Texas), is a Mexican American boxer in the Super Middleweight division and is the current WBC Continental Americas Super Middleweight Champion.[1] He is trained by former title contender Roy Harris and Félix Ramírez.[2]

Amateur career[edit]

Alfonso was an all-district football player at Corpus Christi Moody and went on to play at Sam Houston State University before ever boxing in the amateurs. He was a two-time Texas Golden Gloves Champion and won a silver medal at the 2005 U.S. National Championships in the Light Heavyweight division.[3]

Professional career[edit]

In April 2010, in Corpus Christi, Texas, Alfonso won a six round unanimous decision victory over Gabriel Holguin.[4]

On May 7, 2011 López lost to former world champion Kelly Pavlik. This bout was on Showtime's televised portion of the Pacquiao vs. Mosley undercard.[5][6]

Professional Record[edit]

21 Wins (16 knockouts), 1 Losses, 0 Draws
Res. Record Opponent Type Rd., Time Date Location Notes
Loss 21-1-0 United States Kelly Pavlik MD 10 (10) 2011-05-07 Nevada MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada


  1. ^ "Alfonso Lopez (Corpus Christi, TX) - Boxrec Boxing Encyclopaedia". 2007-03-19. Retrieved 2013-09-28. 
  2. ^ "Lopez and Pavlik – One Nice Guy Will Finish First - Boxing News". 2011-05-05. Retrieved 2013-09-28. 
  3. ^ "Leave it in the Ring Radio — Boxing is not just a Sport to us ... It's a LifeStyle !". Retrieved 2013-09-28. 
  4. ^ [1][dead link]
  5. ^ "Youngstown News, Pavlik looks as good as ever in prep for May 7". 2011-04-08. Retrieved 2013-09-28. 
  6. ^ "Home". Max Boxing. Retrieved 2013-09-28. 

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