Tony Lopez (boxer)

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Tony Lopez
Weight(s) Super featherweight
Height5 ft 2 in (157 cm)
Reach62 in (157 cm)
NationalityMexican American
Born (1963-02-24) 24 February 1963 (age 58)
Sacramento, U.S.
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights59
Wins by KO34

Tony "The Tiger" Lopez (born February 24, 1963) is a former professional boxer from Sacramento. He became the IBF Super Featherweight Champion in 1988, after defeating Rocky Lockridge for the title. He fought against Julio César Chávez in 1994 in Monterrey, losing by TKO in ten rounds. He also won two fights in his trilogy with Puerto Rican boxer John John Molina. Lopez is now retired from boxing and runs a bail bond agency in Sacramento. [1]

Preceded by
Rocky Lockridge
IBF Super Featherweight Champion
July 23, 1988 – October 7, 1989
Succeeded by
John John Molina
Preceded by
John John Molina
IBF Super Featherweight Champion
May 20, 1990 – September 12, 1991
Succeeded by
Brian Mitchell
Preceded by
Joey Gamache
WBA Lightweight Champion
October 24, 1992 – June 26, 1993
Succeeded by
Dingaan Thobela
Regional titles
Title last held by
Héctor López
NABO Light Welterweight Champion
September 26, 1998 – February 20, 1999
Succeeded by
Hector Quiroz
Preceded by
Sugar Ray Leonard W12
Marvelous Marvin Hagler
The Ring Fight of the year [2]
1988 (W12 Rocky Lockridge)
Succeeded by
Roberto Durán W12 Iran Barkley
Preceded by
Roberto Durán
The Ring Magazine Comeback of the Year
Succeeded by
Vinny Paz

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