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Juan Antonio Lopez boxer

Juan Antonio Lopez image
Status inactive
Age 52
Division super bantamweight
Reach 68″/173cm
Debut 1971-10-01
Born 1952-06-15
Death 2004-06-29
Nationality Mexico
Residence Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico
bouts
83
won
65
lost
18
draw
0
bouts
83
won
65
lost
18
draw
0
Status inactive
Age 52
Division super bantamweight
Reach 68″/173cm
Debut 1971-10-01
Born 1952-06-15
Death 2004-06-29
Nationality Mexico
Residence Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico

López was best known for fighting Wilfredo Gómez twice for the WBC Super Bantamweight title, losing by a knockout in seven rounds the first time, and by a knockout in ten rounds the second time. Most importantly, he is credited with introducing Julio César Chávez to the sport. He retired in 1992 with a 66-19 record (46 KO’s), and trained other fighters from his native Culiacán.In January 2003, it was learned that López had leukemia. He died on June 29, 2004.

López was best known for fighting Wilfredo Gómez twice for the WBC Super Bantamweight title, losing by a knockout in seven rounds the first time, and by a knockout in ten rounds the second time. Most importantly, he is credited with introducing Julio César Chávez to the sport. He retired in 1992 with a 66-19 record (46 KO’s), and trained other fighters from his native Culiacán.In January 2003, it was learned that López had leukemia. He died on June 29, 2004.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
July 4, 1992 Josefino Suarez LLWWWL LOSS
KO
Dec. 28, 1991 Marcelo Rodriguez LWLWWW WIN
Points
April 17, 1986 Jorge Ramirez WWLWWW Hermosillo LOSS
Points
March 21, 1986 Sergio Zambrano WWWWWW Hermosillo LOSS
Points
Feb. 25, 1986 Hector Lopez WWWWWW Forum, Inglewood LOSS
Unanimous decision
Dec. 19, 1985 Angel Hernandez LWWLLL Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles LOSS
Majority decision
July 7, 1985 Dana Roston WLWWWW Riviera Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
April 19, 1985 Manuel Hernandez WWDLLW Forum, Inglewood LOSS
Majority decision
April 27, 1984 Antonio Becerra LWWWLW Mazatlan WIN
Technical knockout
March 3, 1984 Manuel Vazquez WLLLWL Mazatlan WIN
Points
Jan. 30, 1984 Rafael Toledo WWD Navojoa WIN
Points
Dec. 30, 1983 Manuel Lara WLLL Mazatlan WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 22, 1983 Manuel Torres WL Caborca WIN
KO
Aug. 12, 1983 Carlos Mendoza LLWLDW Ciudad Obregon LOSS
Technical knockout
Feb. 7, 1983 Francisco Marquez LDLLLL Culiacan WIN
KO
Oct. 30, 1982 Felipe Orozco WWWWWW Barranquilla LOSS
Points
Oct. 1, 1982 Alfonso Frazer Hermosillo WIN
KO
July 30, 1982 Hector Medina DWLLWL Ciudad Obregon LOSS
Points
June 11, 1982 Wilfredo Gomez WWLWWW Caesars Palace, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas World Boxing Council World Super Bantamweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
May 28, 1982 Jesus Pitalua Cruz de Lota World Boxing Council World Super Bantamweight

WIN
KO
May 16, 1982 Abel Torres LLL Cruz de Lota World Boxing Council World Super Bantamweight

WIN
KO
April 30, 1982 Tony Villegas L Mazatlan World Boxing Council World Super Bantamweight

WIN
KO
Oct. 31, 1981 Chuy Rodriguez DLLLDL La Paz World Boxing Council World Super Bantamweight

WIN
KO
May 29, 1981 Francisco Rodriguez LLLLLL Mazatlan World Boxing Council World Super Bantamweight

WIN
KO
May 15, 1981 Manuel Lara Meza L Guamuchil World Boxing Council World Super Bantamweight

WIN
KO
Oct. 1, 1980 Jesus Cuate Lara LLLLL Navojoa WIN
KO
July 25, 1980 Javier Amarillas Los Mochis WIN
KO
Nov. 26, 1979 Miguel Angel Hernandez LLWWW Arena Tijuana 72, Tijuana WIN
Technical knockout
June 5, 1979 Shuzo Yoshida LWLWWW Bunka Gym, Yokohama WIN
KO
April 27, 1979 Ben Gonzalez Hermosillo WIN
KO
Dec. 2, 1978 Francisco Rodriguez LLLWLL Culiacan WIN
KO
Oct. 20, 1978 Roberto Torres LWW Auditorio Municipal, Tijuana WIN
Unanimous decision
Sept. 23, 1978 Ramiro Borboa LL Navojoa WIN
KO
June 30, 1978 Indian Perez Culiacan WIN
KO
April 8, 1978 Wilfredo Gomez WWWWWW Estadio Juan Ramon Loubriel, Bayamon World Boxing Council World Super Bantamweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Feb. 24, 1978 Ramiro Borboa L Culiacan World Boxing Council World Super Bantamweight

WIN
KO
Feb. 17, 1978 Robito Gonzales Navolato World Boxing Council World Super Bantamweight

WIN
KO
Nov. 10, 1977 Sakad Petchyindee Bangkok World Boxing Council World Super Bantamweight

LOSS
Points
Sept. 3, 1977 Lalo Flores L Nogales World Boxing Council World Super Bantamweight

WIN
KO
Aug. 26, 1977 Joel Pulga Torres Huatabampo WIN
KO
June 15, 1977 Ric Quijano LWWDWW Manila WIN
Technical knockout
May 8, 1977 Dorn Sornsakdisith Bangkok WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 12, 1977 Abel Torres Ciudad Constitucion WIN
KO
Nov. 19, 1976 Alejandro Lopez WWLWWW Guaymas WIN
KO
Nov. 5, 1976 Roberto Mendoza L Guaymas WIN
KO
Aug. 13, 1976 Eder Jofre WWWWWW Ginásio Estadual do Ibirapuera, Sao Paulo LOSS
Unanimous decision
June 27, 1976 Julio Hernandez LLLWLW Culiacan WIN
Points
March 12, 1976 Romeo Anaya WLLWLW Culiacan WIN
Points
Oct. 1, 1975 Octavio Guintero Guasave WIN
KO
Aug. 22, 1975 Manny Garcia LW Culiacan WIN
KO
April 19, 1975 Magallo Lozada LLLLWL Culiacan WIN
Points
March 2, 1975 Tarcisio Gomez WWWWLW Culiacan WIN
KO
July 16, 1974 Martin Lopez WWLWLW Arena Tijuana 72, Tijuana LOSS
Technical knockout
June 5, 1974 A Hernandez Culiacan WIN
Points
June 4, 1974 Nacho Lomeli LLWWLW Arena Tijuana 72, Tijuana WIN
Points
April 2, 1974 Valente Vera WWWLWL Arena Tijuana 72, Tijuana LOSS
Unanimous decision
Feb. 19, 1974 Paco Sanchez LWWLWW Arena Tijuana 72, Tijuana WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 5, 1974 Manuel Abedoy LWWLW Arena Tijuana 72, Tijuana WIN
Points
Dec. 21, 1973 Jorge Valenzuela WLWLWL Hermosillo WIN
Points
Oct. 30, 1973 Javier Castillon LL Ciudad Obregon WIN
KO
Oct. 10, 1973 Jose Nemesio Ciudad Obregon WIN
Points
Aug. 15, 1973 Alberto Torres Ciudad Obregon WIN
Points
July 20, 1973 Carlos Vazquez WWWWWW Arena Coliseo, Guadalajara WIN
Points
July 11, 1973 Solomon Tapia Guasave WIN
KO
May 11, 1973 Enzio Hernandez Culiacan WIN
KO
April 27, 1973 Ramon Perez L Culiacan WIN
KO
March 23, 1973 Manuel Abedoy Culiacan WIN
KO
March 2, 1973 Gustavo Rocha LW Culiacan WIN
KO
Dec. 7, 1972 Tono Robles Nogales WIN
KO
Nov. 17, 1972 Mario Servin L Nogales WIN
Points
Oct. 23, 1972 Roberto Guzman L Guamuchil WIN
Points
Sept. 20, 1972 Carlos Vazquez LLLWW Culiacan LOSS
KO
Aug. 16, 1972 Antonio Enriquez LWL Culiacan WIN
KO
July 12, 1972 Chamaco Castaneda Culiacan WIN
KO
June 21, 1972 Monito Barraza Culiacan WIN
KO
May 24, 1972 Juan Cisneros Culiacan WIN
KO
May 10, 1972 Javier Ledesma Culiacan WIN
KO
April 19, 1972 Victor Castillo Culiacan WIN
KO
March 26, 1972 Filiberto Castro WWDLWL Gimnasio de Mexicali, Mexicali LOSS
Unanimous decision
Dec. 5, 1971 Antonio Fuentes WLWWLW Los Mochis LOSS
Points
Nov. 12, 1971 Lupe Valenzuela L Guamuchil WIN
Points
Oct. 11, 1971 Chatito Ortega Mazatlan WIN
Points
Oct. 1, 1971 Lupe Valenzuela Guamuchil WIN
KO