Five things you did not know about Teofimo Lopez 

Teofimo Lopez is widely regarded as one of the brightest talents in boxing at the moment. Ahead of his upcoming fight, we share a few things you might know about the young superstar. 

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Early Start

Lopez started boxing at the age of 6 under the tutelage of his father Teofimo Lopez Sr. 

Amateur Career 

Lopez had an extremely successful amateur career, winning the 2015 national golden gloves and a bronze medal at the 2013 US  youth national championship. 

First Title 

By stopping Silva in round 6 of their July 2018 bout, Lopez became the WBC continental Americas lightweight champion. 

Superstardom

Lopez's October 2020 win over Vasyl Lomachenko where he won the WBA (super), WBO, and The Ring lightweight titles elevated his status to superstardom. 

Married Life

On April 23rd 2019, Lopez tied the not with his long time girlfriend Cynthia. 

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