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Teofimo Lopez Rivera is a professional boxer from the United States who has a net worth of $2.5 million. He was the former lightweight world champion, reigning from 2019 to 2021.
Teofimo Lopez Wiki
|Name||Teófimo Andrés López|
|Birthdate http://Teófimo Andrés López||30 July 1997|
|Age (as of 2021)||24 years|
|Place of Birth||Brooklyn, New York, United States|
|Spouse/Partner||Cynthia Lopez (m. 2019)|
After his historic defeat to George Kambosos Jr. in November 2021, he garnered headlines. As of October 2021, he is ranked as the world’s fifth-best active boxer, pound for pound, by ESPN and the Boxing Writers Association of America, seventh by The Ring, and tenth by the TBRB.
Teofimo Lopez Family, Parents
López was born to Honduran immigrants on July 30, 1997 in Brooklyn, New York. His father and trainer, Teófimo López Sr., started training him at the age of 6.
Teofimo Lopez Wife, Children
On April 23, 2019, López married his wife Cynthia López, who is originally from Nicaragua. They first met on a Delta Airlines flight from New York City to Las Vegas shortly after López’s victorious 9th pro fight against Vitor Jones Freitas, on which Cynthia was an air hostess. Shortly after marrying, they spent their honeymoon vacation in Greece.
Teofimo Lopez Net Worth
Teofimo Andres Lopez Rivera is a professional boxer has an estimated Net Worth around $2.5 Million in 2021.His primary sources of earning are through his boxing career.
Teofimo Lopez’s Net Worth and Career Earnings
Lopez was originally scheduled to earn $3,911,700, which was 65% of Triller’s bid, per ESPN’s Mike Coppinger. He will now earn $3,178,000, which includes $900,000 from Triller’s deposit.
|Income Source||Professional Fighter|
Teofimo Lopez signed with Top Rank in October 2016,and made his debut on the undercard of the Manny Pacquiao vs. Jessie Vargas fight in November of the same year. After compiling a perfect 10–0 record, he announced himself to the world stage in December 2018 by beating veteran Mason Menard with a knockout of the year candidate.
In his next fight, Teofimo Lopez, already ranked #9 by the WBA, #11 by the WBC and #10 by the WBO, faced another boxing veteran in Diego Magdaleno, which ended in another brutal knockout win for Teofimo Lopez. He attracted some controversy after his exuberant celebration with Magdaleno still down on the canvas.
Teofimo Lopez’s winning streak continued, improving to 13–0 with a fifth-round knockout victory against former world title challenger Edis Tatli on April 20, 2019 on the undercard of Terence Crawford vs. Amir Khan at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
On July 19, 2019, Teofimo Lopez who was ranked #4 by the IBF at the time, faced undefeated Masayoshi Nakatani, who was ranked #3, in a final eliminator for the IBF world lightweight title.In the fourth round, Teofimo Lopez knocked Nakatani down with his right hand, but the referee ruled it a slip.
The fight marked the first time Teofimo Lopez had gone 12 rounds in his career, and he was awarded a unanimous decision victory with scores of 118–110, 118–110, 119–109, setting up a clash with IBF champion Richard Commey.
In September 2020, Teofimo Lopez agreed to fight unified WBA (Super), WBO, and The Ring champion, Vasiliy Lomachenko, on October 17 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. It was the first major fight since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
With no live audience, Teofimo Lopez defied the odds with a stunning upset victory as he beat the highly-regarded Ukrainian by unanimous decision to unify the lightweight division and maintain his unbeaten record, with the judges’ scorecards reading 116–112, 117–111 and 119–109.
The first seven rounds saw Teofimo Lopez staying behind his jab and going to the body, with his opponent offering very little in response. In the second half, Lomachenko started coming out more offensively, landing more punches. However, in the final round, Teofimo Lopez landed 50 of 98 punches thrown (51%), the most an opponent has landed on Lomachenko in a round. According to CompuBox stats, Lomachenko landed 141 of 321 thrown (44%), while Teofimo Lopez landed 183 of 659 thrown (28%).
Teofimo Lopez’s first defense of his unified lightweight championship had been scheduled for June 5, 2021 against undefeated contender George Kambosos Jr, before being delayed multiple times due to complications involving Teofimo Lopez testing positive for COVID-19,and disputes over the venue of the fight.
The fight had gone to purse bids which was won by Triller with a winning bid of over US$6 million, leading to a fallout between Teofimo Lopez and Bob Arum, head promoter at Top Rank.