Teofimo Andres Lopez Rivera is an American expert boxer. He is a former unified light-weight world champion, maintaining

the IBF title from 2019 to November 2021 and the WBA, WBO and The Ring Magazine titles from October 2020 to November 2021.

As of June 2022, Lopez is ranked as the 0.33 fantastic lively light-weight in the world with the aid of The Ring journal and the Transnational Boxing Ranking Board,

Lopez was once born on July 30, 1997, in Brooklyn, New York to Honduran immigrants. His grandfather, a Spaniard, was once born in 1916 and

immigrated to Honduras after World War II. His father, Tefimo Lopez Sr. moved to Brooklyn with his mom

when he used to be 5 years old. Lopez Sr. started coaching his son at age 6, quickly after shifting to Florida.

Lopez gained the US Olympic Trials however Carlos Balderas had already secured the United States' solely light-weight entry in the event as the AIBA World Series

so Lopez used to be conscious coming into the trials that at quality he may want to solely qualify as Balderas' alternate.