Éverton Lopes

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Éverton Lopes
Personal information
Born August 8, 1988 (1988-08-08) (age 30)
Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

Éverton dos Santos Lopes (born August 8, 1988 in Salvador, Bahia) is a Brazilian professional boxer best known for his sensational 2011 World title win when he was still an amateur. Lopes is also a two-time Olympian, two-time Pan American Games medalist (silver in 2007 and bronze in 2011) and 2013 World Amateur Boxing Championships bronze medalist.

Career[edit]

At the 2006 South American Games the 18-year-old Lopes lost the final to Darley Perez. He won the Pan American Junior Championships but lost the quarterfinal at the World Junior Championships 2006 to eventual winner Roniel Iglesias, 24:39.[1] In the final of the 2007 Senior Pan American Games he lost to Cuban world champion Yordenis Ugás.[2]

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.[3] At the first Olympic qualifier he lost again to Ugas, at the second he beat fighters like Francisco Vargas to qualify for Beijing. There, fighting at lightweight, he was upset by little-known Asylbek Talasbaev 7:9.[4]

After this he moved up to light welterweight.

At his 2011 World Amateur Boxing Championships win he beat Ukrainian Denys Berinchyk in the final by a score of 26 - 23.

At the 2012 Olympics he ran right into Cuban Roniel Iglesias and lost 15:18.

Lopes has also competed in the sport of MMA, going 1-1.[5]

Professional boxing record[edit]

6 Wins (2 knockouts, 4 decisions), 0 Losses, 0 Draws[6]
Res. Record Opponent Type Rd., Time Date Location Notes
Win 6–0 Mexico Eduardo Rafael Reyes SD 6 2017-09-30 United States House of Blues, Boston, Massachusetts
Win 5–0 Mexico Daniel Bastien KO 2 (4), 1:04 2017-09-01 United States Belasco Theater, Los Angeles, California
Win 4–0 Mexico Omar Tienda MD 8 2015-09-04 United States Belasco Theater, Los Angeles, California
Win 3–0 Argentina Marcelo Ezequiel Mesa UD 6 2015-06-06 Brazil Arena Santos, Santos, São Paulo
Win 2–0 United States Robert Alexander Seyam KO 1 (6), 1:35 2015-04-02 United States Belasco Theater, Los Angeles, California Professional boxing debut at Super Lightweight.
Win 1–0 United States Evan Woolsey UD 6 2015-02-27 United States Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, Indio, California Professional boxing debut at Lightweight.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PanamericanJuniorChampionships2006". amateur-boxing.strefa.pl. Retrieved 2017-08-31. 
  2. ^ "Panamerican Games 2007". amateur-boxing.strefa.pl. Retrieved 2017-08-31. 
  3. ^ "IndependenceCup2008". www.amateur-boxing.strefa.pl. Retrieved 2017-08-31. 
  4. ^ "Éverton Lopes Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved 2017-08-31. 
  5. ^ Sherdog.com. "Everton Lopes MMA Stats, Pictures, News, Videos, Biography - Sherdog.com". Sherdog. Retrieved 2017-08-31. 
  6. ^ Everton Lopes. Boxrec.com. Retrieved on 2017-11-04.