Ricardo López Record & Stats

Ricardo López Record & Stats

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In a career spanning 16 years and 8 months, Ricardo López fought 52 times with 51 wins, no losses, and 1 draw. By his last professional fight on September 29, 2001, López' boxing record stood at 51-0-1 (38 KO wins).

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Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
“El Finito”
Born
Jul 25, 1966
Age
56
Debut
Jan 18, 1985
Record
51-0-1
Rounds
338
KOs
38 (73.1%)
Height
165 cm
Reach
165 cm
Ape Index
0 cm
Stance
Orthodox
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Ricardo López' record and stats
Ricardo López' Record

      Ricardo López (El Finito) is a retired Mexican professional boxer. He was born in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico on July 25, 1966. López made his professional boxing debut at the age of 18 on January 18, 1985. He is a former 2-weight-class world champion. He is 56 years old, and will be turning 57 in 5 months and 24 days. López is a Hall of Famer.

      Boxing Record

      Total Fights52
      Wins51
      Losses0
      Draws1
      No-Contests0
      KO Wins38
      Total Title Wins4
      Title Defenses23
      Title-Fight KO Wins19
      Losses via KO0
      #DateAgeOpponentResultVia
      52Sep 29, 200135 Zolani Petelo WinKO8
      51Dec 2, 200034 Ratanapol Sor Vorapin WinTKO3
      50Oct 2, 199933Will Grigsby WinUD
      49Nov 13, 199832 Rosendo Álvarez WinSD
      48Mar 7, 199831 Rosendo Álvarez DrawTD
      47Aug 23, 199731Alex Sánchez WinTKO5
      46Mar 29, 199730Mongkol Charoen WinUD
      45Dec 7, 199630Myung-Sup Park WinTKO1
      44Nov 9, 199630Morgan Ndumo WinTKO6
      43Jun 29, 199629Kitichai Preecha WinTKO3
      42Mar 16, 199629Edito “Ala” Villamor WinTKO8
      41Apr 1, 199528Andy Tabanas WinTKO12
      40Dec 10, 199428Yamil Caraballo WinTKO1
      39Nov 12, 199428Javier Varguez WinTKO8
      38Sep 17, 199428Surachai Saengmorakot WinTKO1
      37May 7, 199427Kermin Guardia WinUD
      36Dec 18, 199327Manny Melchor WinKO11
      35Sep 19, 199327Toto Pongsawang WinTKO11
      34Jul 3, 199326Saman Sorjaturong WinTKO2
      33Jan 31, 199326Kwang-Soo Oh WinTKO9
      32Oct 11, 199226Rocky Lin WinTKO2
      31Aug 22, 199226Singprasert Kittikasem WinTKO5
      30Mar 16, 199225Pretty Boy Lucas WinUD
      29Dec 21, 199125Kyung-Yun Lee WinUD
      28May 19, 199124Kimio Hirano WinTKO8
      27Oct 25, 199024Hideyuki Ohashi WinTKO5
      26Jun 29, 199023Francisco MontielWinUD
      25Mar 15, 199023Jorge RiveraWinKO8
      24Nov 7, 198923Rey HernandezWinKO12
      23Aug 26, 198923Jose Luis ZepedaWinTKO7
      22Aug 4, 198923Raymundo Ricardo MendozaWinKO5
      21Jul 8, 198922Abel AndresWinKO2
      20May 30, 198922Jorge TorresWinKO8
      19May 6, 198922Javier JuarezWinUD
      18Jan 27, 198922Ubaldo GonzalezWinTKO6
      17Nov 12, 198822Ismael BenitezWinUD
      16Aug 27, 198822Evaristo MoralesWinKO5
      15Jul 30, 198822Fermin RiveraWinKO3
      14Aug 18, 198721Javier AlonsoWinUD
      13Jul 31, 198721Alex MolladoWinKO1
      12Apr 18, 198720Eduardo RamirezWinUD
      11Dec 8, 198620Herminio RamirezWinUD
      10Oct 6, 198620Jorge FloresWinKO2
      9Jul 28, 198620Herminio RamirezWinUD
      8May 1, 198619Santiago HuizarWinKO2
      7Mar 24, 198619Reyes MendezWinKO1
      6Aug 2, 198519Narciso PanchiWinKO5
      5Jun 27, 198518Manuel MartinezWinKO2
      4Mar 8, 198518Javier DominguezWinKO3
      3Feb 18, 198518Sebastian ReyesWinKO2
      2Feb 6, 198518Antonio ArciniegaWinKO2
      1Jan 18, 198518Rogelio HernandezWinKO3

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      Statistics

      Ricardo López is 165 cm tall (5' 4.96") with a reach of 165 cm (5' 4.96"). He fights out of the orthodox stance and presents an ape-index of 0. López has a 73.1% KO rate.

      Career Summary

      Ricardo López' professional boxing career spanned more than 16 years — from 1985 to 2001.

      López made his debut against Rogelio Hernandez at the age of 18 on January 18, 1985, defeating Hernandez via 3rd round KO. He went on to win 46 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 35 wins via stoppage.

      López had his first world title fight at the age of 24 on October 25, 1990 after 26 professional fights, against Hideyuki Ohashi for the strawweight WBC title. He defeated Ohashi via 5th round TKO to become the strawweight champion of the world.

      He was a two-time unified strawweight world champion, and has won four world titles at 2 weight classes. For all the details about López' world title wins and defenses refer to "Ricardo López World Titles".

      Some of López' best fights and notable victories include wins over Ratanapol Sor Vorapin, Rosendo Álvarez, Alex Sánchez, Myung-Sup Park, Kitichai Preecha, Yamil Caraballo, and Surachai Saengmorakot.

      Ricardo López has never lost a fight in his professional boxing career.

      His last professional fight was a light-flyweight title defense bout against South African boxer Zolani Petelo on September 29, 2001. López won the fight via 8th round KO and defended his IBF title. It's been 21 years, 4 months, and 3 days since this fight.

      López retired from professional boxing with an undefeated record of 51-0-1, which included 38 knockout wins, and 4 title wins. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) in 2007.

      Career Highlights

      Ricardo López fought a total of 52 times during his professional career. He put on some incredible fights and is a highly under-rated boxer. These 10 fights are the highlight of his career.

      • Ricardo López vs. Hideyuki Ohashi

        A 24-year old Ricardo López (26-0, 19 KO) had his first world title fight against Hideyuki Ohashi for Ohashi's WBC strawweight belt.

        López defeated Ohashi via 5th round TKO to win the WBC strawweight title.

      • Ricardo López vs. Saman Sorjaturong

        A 26-year old Ricardo López (33-0, 24 KO) faced Saman Sorjaturong in a strawweight title defense fight.

        López defeated Sorjaturong via 2nd round TKO to retain the WBC strawweight title.

      • Ricardo López vs. Surachai Saengmorakot

        A 28-year old Ricardo López (37-0, 27 KO) faced Surachai Saengmorakot in a strawweight title defense fight.

        López defeated Saengmorakot via 1st round TKO to retain the WBC strawweight title.

      • Ricardo López vs. Yamil Caraballo

        A 28-year old Ricardo López (39-0, 29 KO) faced Yamil Caraballo in a strawweight title defense fight.

        López defeated Caraballo via 1st round TKO to retain the WBC strawweight title.

      • Ricardo López vs. Kitichai Preecha

        A 29-year old Ricardo López (42-0, 32 KO) faced Kitichai Preecha in a strawweight title defense fight.

        López defeated Preecha via 3rd round TKO to retain the WBC strawweight title.

      • Ricardo López vs. Myung-Sup Park

        A 30-year old Ricardo López (44-0, 34 KO) faced Myung-Sup Park in a strawweight title defense fight.

        López defeated Park via 1st round TKO to retain the WBC strawweight title.

      • Ricardo López vs. Alex Sánchez

        A 31-year old Ricardo López (46-0, 35 KO) faced Alex Sánchez in a strawweight unification fight.

        López defeated Sánchez via 5th round TKO to win the WBO strawweight title and retain the WBC strawweight title.

      • Ricardo López vs. Rosendo Alvarez II

        In an immediate rematch, a 32-year old Ricardo López (47-0-1, 36 KO) faced an undefeated Rosendo Álvarez, who was now 28 years old with a record of 24-0-1 in a strawweight unification fight. Their last fight had ended in a draw. Both the boxers were of the same height and same reach.

        López defeated Alvarez via 12 round split-decision to win the vacant WBA strawweight title and retain the WBC strawweight title. He handed Alvarez the first loss of his career.

      • Ricardo López vs. Ratanapol Sor Vorapin

        A 34-year old Ricardo López (49-0-1, 36 KO) faced Ratanapol Sor Vorapin, who was 26 years old with a record of 38-5-1 in a light-flyweight title defense fight. Vorapin was on a one-fight losing streak. López was the taller of the two by 3 cms and also had a 3 cm reach advantage.

        López defeated Vorapin via 3rd round TKO to retain the IBF light-flyweight title.

      • Ricardo López vs. Zolani Petelo

        A 35-year old Ricardo López (50-0-1, 37 KO) faced Zolani Petelo, who was 26 years old with a record of 17-2-2 in a light-flyweight title defense fight. Petelo was on a eight-fight win streak with 9 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 3 cms and also had a 8 cm reach advantage over López.

        López defeated Petelo via 8th round KO to retain the IBF light-flyweight title.

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