Tony Lopez (boxer)

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Tony Lopez
Statistics
Rated at Super featherweight
Lightweight
Height 5 ft 6 in (168 cm)
Reach 72 in (183 cm)
Nationality American
Born (1963-02-24) 24 February 1963 (age 54)
Sacramento, U.S.
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 59
Wins 50
Wins by KO 34
Losses 8
Draws 1

Tony "The Tiger" Lopez (born February 24, 1963), is a former professional boxer from Sacramento. He was a 3-Time World Boxing Champion. He is remembered for his victory in the 1988 The Ring Fight of the year by decision over Rocky Lockridge. He fought against Julio César Chávez in 1994 in Monterrey. He lost by TKO. Tony Lopez is now retired from boxing and runs a bail bond agency in Sacramento.[1]

  • Nationality: US American
  • Stance: Orthodox
  • Height: 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
  • Reach: 0 ft 72 in (1.83 m)
  • Career Record: Won 50 (KOs 34) Lost 8 Drawn 1
Achievements
Preceded by
Rocky Lockridge
IBF Super Featherweight Champion
Jul 23, 1988 – October 7, 1989
Succeeded by
John John Molina
Preceded by
John John Molina
IBF Super Featherweight Champion
May 20, 1990 – September 13, 1991
Succeeded by
Brian Mitchell
Preceded by
Joey Gamache
WBA Lightweight Champion
Oct 24, 1992 – June 26, 1993
Succeeded by
Dingaan Thobela
Regional titles
Vacant
Title last held by
Héctor López
NABO Light Welterweight Champion
September 26, 1998 – February 20, 1999
Succeeded by
Hector Quiroz
Awards
Preceded by
Sugar Ray Leonard W12 Marvin Hagler
The Ring Fight of the year
1988 (W12 Rocky Lockridge)
Succeeded by
Roberto Durán W12 Iran Barkley
Preceded by
Roberto Durán
The Ring Magazine Comeback of the Year
1990
Succeeded by
Vinny Pazienza

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ License may be verified at "Individual License Details". California Department of Insurance. Retrieved September 25, 2008. 

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