|Weight(s)|| Super featherweight |
|Height||5 ft 2 in (157 cm)|
|Reach||62 in (157 cm)|
|Born||24 February 1963|
|Wins by KO||34|
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.
| IBF Super Featherweight Champion |
July 23, 1988 – October 7, 1989
John John Molina
John John Molina
| IBF Super Featherweight Champion |
May 20, 1990 – September 12, 1991
| WBA Lightweight Champion |
October 24, 1992 – June 26, 1993
Title last held byHéctor López
| NABO Light Welterweight Champion |
September 26, 1998 – February 20, 1999
Sugar Ray Leonard W12
Marvelous Marvin Hagler
| The Ring Fight of the year |
1988 (W12 Rocky Lockridge)
Roberto Durán W12 Iran Barkley
| The Ring Magazine Comeback of the Year |
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