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Who Is Teofimo Lopez?
The famous boxer was born Teofimo Andres Lopez Rivera Jr. on July 30, 1997, in New York. His father, Teofimo Lopez Sr., was a boxing trainer who wanted his son to become a famous boxer someday. He trained his son when he was only six years old.
Before Lopez became a professional boxer, he played in the amateur division for six years. He also represented his parents’ country of birth, Honduras, in the Rio Olympic Games in 2016. Prior to that, he won the National Golden Gloves in 2015.
After his Olympic stint, he decided to become a professional boxer and signed up with Top Rank. Lopez was only 19 years old then. After 16 fights, he became the lightweight world champion as of 2022. It was after he beat Vasyl Lomachenko on the ring.
Lopez is now the bearer of WBO, IBF, RING magazine, and WBA (super) titles. In addition, he is also the reigning WBC titleholder. He has beaten some of the most formidable opponents, such as Diego Magdaleno, Masayoshi Nakatani, and many others. His first significant win was against Mason Menard.
Lopez has a professional record of 16 wins with 12 knockouts and 1 loss. His first loss was in November 2021 during the fight against George Kambosos Jr.
Teofimo Lopez has a net worth of $2.5 million for 2022. His boxing profession is the major source of his earnings. One of his most considerable prize money was in his fight with Vasiliy Lomachenko, where he won $1.4 million.
In addition, the boxer also earns from his product endorsements and sponsors. At present, his New York dream house is still under construction. The house is expected to be huge and luxurious.
Teofimo Lopez has been married to his wife, Cynthia Lopez, Since 2019. Kids
Teofimo Lopez is married to Cynthia Lopez. Lopez’s wife is a native of Nicaragua. They met aboard a Delta Airlines flight where Cynthia was a flight stewardess.
Lopez was flying home to New York after his fight with Vitor Jones Freitas in Las Vegas. On April 23, 2019, Teofimo made Cynthia Lopez, his wife. Lopez was 22 years of age, and his wife was five years older than him. His family disagreed with him getting married so young. The couple now has a son, born in November 2021.
Parents and Siblings
Teofimo Lopez Sr. and Jenny Lopez are the parents of Teofimo. He was the youngest and the only boy among three siblings. Both of his parents are US immigrants from Honduras. His father used to play a little boxing in his youth, but he was never good at it.
However, when he saw that his son had potential in boxing, he decided to become his trainer. Lopez Sr. learned to be a trainer through videos and books.