Teofimo Lopez is a popular American professional boxer and former unified lightweight world champion. Teofimo Lopez is famous in the country for his amazing boxing skills. He held the IBF title from 2019 to November 2021. Teofimo was also featured in The Ring magazine as the unified lightweight world champion from October 2020 to November 2021. At the start of his career, he represented the Republic of Honduras at the 2016 Summer Olympics. In June 2022, Teofimo was ranked as the world’s 3rd Best Active Lightweight by Ring Magazine. Check all the details below about Teofimo Lopez Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Wife, Parents, Net Worth, Biography & More.
Teofimo Lopez Wiki/Biography
Teofimo Lopez was born on 30th July 1997 (Age: 25 years; As of 2022) in Brooklyn, New York, United States. His real name is Teófimo Andrés López Rivera. His nicknames are The Takeover, Adrian Broner and El Brooklyn. His nationality is American and his zodiac sign is Leo. His ethnicity is mixed and follows Christianity (religion). His playing style of boxing is Orthodox. Teofimo played in the lightweight and light welterweight categories.
Teofimo Lopez Educational Qualification
He doesn’t disclose his educational details. He started his boxing career at the very young age of 6 and give many boxing trials and compete in many competitions. According to an estimation, he completed his schooling as a homeschool.
Teofimo Lopez Physical Stats
- Height: 5′ 7.5″ inches
- Weight: 65 kg
- Eye Colour: Black
- Hair Colour: Black
- Body Measurements: 41-29-14 inches
Teofimo Lopez Family & Parents
Teofimo was born into a middle-class family of Honduran immigrants. His father’s name is Teofimo Lopez Sr. (boxing coach) and his mother’s name is Jenny Lopez (housewife).
Teofimo’s father migrated to Brooklyn with his mother when he was at the age of 5. He has no siblings in the family. He grew up in Brooklyn, New York. Teofimo shared some photos with her father and mother on social media handles.
Teofimo Lopez’s Girlfriend & Wife
He is a famous professional lightweight boxer and former unified lightweight world champion. He is married to his girlfriend Cynthia Lopez (a former flight attendant). His relationship status is committed and his marital status is married.
Teofimo and Cynthia first met on a Delta Air Lines flight and after this, they started dating. After some months of dating each other, they got wedded on 23rd April 2019.
His wife Cynthia is originally from Nicaragua (The largest country in the Central American Isthmus). After marriage, they spent their honeymoon vacation in Greece. He has two children one daughter and one son with his wife Jenny Lopez.
Teofimo Lopez Career & Profession
He started his career at a very young age and practiced boxing at the age of 6 and was trained by his father. After this, he moved to Florida with his parents. He won the US Olympic trials boxing. He qualifies for all the trials at his best but is an alternate for Balderas (who lost the Olympic quarterfinals). He was able to qualify for boxing trials for the Honduran team and go to the finals of the Olympic tournament for America to win the boxing matches. In 2013, he won the bronze medal in boxing in the lightweight category.
In 2015, he won the gold medal in the National Golden Gloves championship. After this, he competed in the 2016 Summer Olympics and represented Honduras, and defeated Sofiane Oumiha (silver medalist) in the men’s lightweight event. In 2016, he started his professional career and signed a contract with Top Rank (a boxing promotional company). He won many boxing matches and was ranked by the WBA, WBC, and WBO. His main motive in the boxing style is to knock out the opponent player.
In 2019, Teofimo also played in the IBF Lightweight championship and won many boxing matches. He was also ranked number 4 by the IBF at that time. Teofimo’s main opponent players in the IBF championship are Nakatani and Commey.
After this, he also played boxing for Unified Lightweight Championship and won many boxing matches. Teofimo’s main opponent players in the Unified Lightweight championship are Lomachenko and Kambosos Jr. In his whole career, he played professionally a total of 18 fights, including 13 knockouts, winning 17 and losing 1.
Teofimo Lopez’s Favourite Things
- Sport: Boxing
- Actress: Selena Gomez
- Boxers: Mike Tyson, Muhammad Ali
- Colour: White
- Hobbies: Travelling, Boxing
Teofimo Lopez’s Net Worth & Income
Teofimo Lopez’s net worth is estimated at approx. $3-5 million dollars. He is a famous American professional boxer and former unified lightweight world champion. Teofimo earns a good income from her boxing profession. His salary is $500k dollars (As of December 2022). He earns extra income from endorsing famous brands via social media handles and commercials. He lives joyfully in his luxurious house with his family and partner.
Teofimo Lopez Social Handles
Teofimo Lopez Amazing Facts
- Teofimo’s native language is English but he also understands and speaks in Spanish language.
- He is featured in the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board (No. 3rd), BoxRec (No. 4th), and ESPN (No. 5) as the world’s best active lightweight boxer.
- In 2013, he won the Bronze medal in US Youth National Championships in Reno in the lightweight category.
- In 2015, he won the gold medal in the National Golden Gloves competition in Las Vegas in the lightweight category.
- He speak up about injustice and stand in support of the victims of racial violence, issuing a message in support of Asian communities in the light of the Lunar New Year on 12th February 2021.
- Teofimo’s paternal grandfather was born in 1916 and migrated to Honduras after the 2nd World War.
- He test COVID-19 positive, which led to the postponed boxing fight with George Kambosos Jr. on 15th June 2021.
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