DENVER (January 27, 2020) – Boxers come in all types, but it’s the desire to learn and the desire to win that makes world-class professionals. Mexico has always produced world-class champions, as well as all Spanish speaking countries (Puerto Rico included), have been a force in the sport. With this being said, we’d like to invite the boxing fans to follow the career of this young, hungry and talented athlete, Sergio Javier Lopez.
Lopez born in Hidalgo del Parral, Chihuahua México and now resides in Denver, Colorado. Lopez’ had a total of 56 amateur contests, ending with a record of 49 wins and 7 losses. 15 of Lopez’ amateur bouts were contested in the USA, 13 wins to only 2 losses. His amateur career included an Olympic national contest in Acapulco Mexico, a Golden Gloves championship in Chihuahua Mexico and a Golden Gloves championship in Denver, Colorado USA. Lopez has the full support of his parents, Francisco Lopez and, Mariela Villa Diaz, sister, Itzel Lopez and brother Alberto Lopez.
Lopez’ trainer in Mexico was renowned Sergio Payan Martinez. Coach Payan has a degree in physical education. He started at the GYM in March 2008 and is part of the Boxing team at the Autonomous University of Chihuahua. Martinez was also a National Referee for 3 years before making the decision to coach.
First and foremost, I want to thank the Lord Jesus Christ for giving me this opportunity and ask that he guide my career and keep us in good health. Secondly, I will strive and do my best to make my countrymen and fans very proud of me. – Sergio Lopez [translated from Spanish]
Lopez turned professional on Mexican Independence Day, 2018 losing his professional debut but never losing his confidence nor desire in the sport. Staying active, Lopez has won three straight contests since his debut.
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