Alfonso López (Panamanian boxer)

Alfonso López
Statistics
Nickname(s)Piedrita
Weight(s)Flyweight
Height1.60 m (5 ft 3 in)
NationalityPanamanian
Born (1953-01-08) 8 January 1953 (age 70)
Chepigana, Panama
Boxing record
Total fights59
Wins39
Wins by KO21
Losses18
Draws2

Alfonso López (born 8 January 1953)[1] is a Panamanian former professional boxer who competed from 1971 to 1985. He held the WBA flyweight title in 1976.

Professional career

López boxed professionally from 1971 to 1985, compiling a record of 39 wins, 18 losses and 2 draws (ties), 21 wins and 8 losses coming by knockout. He had wins over Erbito Salavarria[2] twice, including winning the WBA world Flyweight title with a fifteenth-round knockout on February 27, 1976 in Manila,[3] Shoji Oguma,[4] future multiple time world champion and hall of famer Hilario Zapata[5] and Freddy Castillo in Castillo's hometown of Mérida, Yucatán, Mexico.[6]

References

  1. ^ "Las últimas del boxeo". La Estrella de Panamá (in Spanish). 8 January 2009. Retrieved 21 February 2022.
  2. ^ "BoxRec: Event". boxrec.com.
  3. ^ "Lopez Claims Flyweight Title on KO in 15th". Miami Herald. 28 February 1976. p. 178. Retrieved 20 February 2020 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "BoxRec: Event". boxrec.com.
  5. ^ "BoxRec: Event". boxrec.com.
  6. ^ "BoxRec: Event". boxrec.com.

External links

  • Boxing record for Alfonso López from BoxRec (registration required)

Succession

Achievements
Preceded by WBA Flyweight Champion
1976 Feb 27 – 1976 Oct 2
Succeeded by
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