Teófimo López
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American boxer, Teófimo López, is the current unified lightweight world champion. Read the full article to know his net worth, wife, salary, and height.

Teófimo started his boxing journey when he was a 6-year-old child. He learned the art of boxing from his father. López vs. Nakatani IBF lightweight championship fight was also a thriller that also took place in the year 2019. At that time Lopez was ranked number five by the IBF, opposite him was the undefeated Masayoshi Nakatani who was the #3 during the fight.

Both were fighting hard for the final eliminator and Lopez was able to knock out Nakatani in the fourth round. He has held the IBF title since 2019. Since the year 2020, when he defeated his opponent Vasiliy Lomachenko, he holds the WBA, WBO, and The Ring magazine titles.

In October 2021 he was awarded the rank of the world’s fifth-best active boxer by ESPN. His professional record is remarkable in which he has fought a total of 16 fights and won all of them, 12 wins came by knockout, and 4 of them were by decision. He has not earned even a single loss which is ample to you how consistent and committed he is in the game.

Lopez is an active social media user and is often seen raising his voice against social issues like racism and injustice. He often sends messages in support of victims of racial violence.

Teófimo López’s details

Full NameTeófimo Andrés López Rivera Jr.
Nickname The Takeover

El Brooklyn

BornJuly 30, 1997 

Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

Height173 cm
Weight61 kg
BirthplaceBrooklyn, New York, U.S.
Net Worth$2.59 million
Marital StatusMarried
Father nameTeófimo López Sr.
Mother nameJenny López
Salary$1 million
Twitter Handle @TeofimoLopez
Instagram Handle@teofimolopez

His Age

Lopez is a 24-year-old boxer with some exceptional boxing skills. The way things are going for him professionally there is a prospect of him going a long way in the game.

Teofimo Lopez’s Net worth and Salary

As of 2020, his net worth is approximately $2.59 million. His salary is about $1 million and most of his earnings come from his boxing career.

His Wife

He got married to Cynthia Lopez in the year 2019. They both met each other on a flight which Cynthia was attending as an air hostess. Teofimo was going from New York City to Las Vegas right after winning the 9th pro fight consecutively. 

The Brooklyn native says that he feels happy in the presence of his wife because his worries disappear when she is around.

Teófimo López with his wife
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His Height

The 24-year-old has an ideally-toned body. He has also got a decent height of 173 cm that suits his game well.

Recent News about Teófimo López

Lopez will soon be seen defending his titles against George Kambosos. The fight is scheduled soon. The other two fighters who are going to lock horns are Haney and Joseph Diaz Jr. Both fights are scheduled close to each other.

Hearn said to Lopez during a meetup,

“This is what’s gonna happen. You’ve got to beat Kambosos and then what I’m gonna do is I’m gonna go to Bob (Arum) and I’m gonna go ‘Bob, I want to make this fight, alright’, if he doesn’t want to pay for it, I’ll pay for it. There you go.”

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