Boxer Profile

ernie lopez

"indian red"

48

Wins

13

Losses

1

Draws

38.7%

KO %
  • Stance: Orthodox
  • Age: 75
  • Date Of Birth: 23 Sep 1945
  • Height: 5.68 ft (1.73 m)
  • Reach: Unknown
  • Country: United States
  • Universal ID : 65393
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Career Highlights

With a career lasting 24 years, southpaw Ernie Lopez started off his career at age 17 on June 1963, last fighting in 12 and building a record of 48-13-1. Lopez in his 62 fights. Between June 1963 and August 1966, Lopez had his longest winning streak of 10 fights. In his 62 fights, his longest KO streak is 4 fights long.


June 1963 - June 1967

Early Career

A calm Lopez made the statement he was hoping for in a 4 round fight against John Coopride. Claiming the only stoppage defeat of Coopride's career in round 2 of the fight via KO. Lopez continued his mostly successful career with numerous fights following his debut against boxers including Johnny Brooks, Tito Marshall and Jose Stable. Fights included fighting once in 1963, 11 times in 1964 and 19 times through 1965, 1966 and 1967.


July 4th, 1964

Ernie Lopez Vs Jesse Armenta

Unfortunately, the first defeat of Lopez's career came against Jesse Armenta on July 4th, 1964 in Lopez's 9th professional fight. Lopez was beaten by Jesse Armenta in the 9th round. The win came via KO in the 9th round. Lopez's win streak of 8 rose to 27 following 19 wins against boxers such as Johnny Brooks, Jose Stable, Tito Marshall and 16 others.


August 8th, 1967

Ernie Lopez Vs Musashi Nakano

Lopez entered his next fight with a mostly successful record of 27-4-1 and took this to 28 wins with a win against Musashi Nakano on August 8th, 1967 via KO. Nakano proved to be no match for Lopez, and Lopez became the first person to stop Nakano via KO during round 3. Lopez continued his success in the next 5 fights taking his record to 32 wins, 5 losses and 1 draws.


July 18th, 1968

Ernie Lopez Vs Hedgemon Lewis

Hedgemon Lewis was the next fight for Lopez on July 18th, 1968 and also his next career win. Lewis was a worthy challenger but Lopez was too much and became the first person to stop Lewis via TKO during round 9. Lopez then went on to win a further 6 fights taking his record to 38 wins, 6 losses and 1 draw.


February 14th, 1970

Ernie Lopez Vs Jose Napoles

Lopez lost to Jose Napoles in his next fight. Taking place on February 14th, 1970, Lopez's career record after this fight stood at 38-7-1. Lopez was beaten by Jose Napoles in the 15th round. Lopez had only ever been stopped 2 times previously in his career. Lopez continued his success in the next 14 fights taking his record to 48 wins, 11 losses and 1 draws.


October 29th, 1974

Ernie Lopez Vs John h. Stracey

On October 29th, 1974, Lopez took on and was defeated by John h. Stracey meaning his career tally went to 48-12-1. Lopez fought John h. Stracey and was defeated via TKO in the 10 round bout. This was Lopez's 5th stoppage defeat in his career which came in the 7th round.


Latest Fight

Lopez's next defeat of his career came against Kenny Louis on July 7th, 1987. This proved to be one fight too many for Lopez's career, Louis was the victor becoming only the 6th person to stop Lopez. KO in the 1st. Lopez decided to call it a day after this fight.

ernie lopez opponents

KO

Kenny Louis (8-2-0)

Tue, 7 Jul - 1987
round 1 of 6
Unknown
-1.0 lbs ring rust
TKO

John H. Stracey (39-3-1)

Tue, 29 Oct - 1974
round 7 of 10
Unknown
-2.3 lbs ring rust
RTD

Armando Muniz (28-4-1)

Thu, 26 Jul - 1973
round 7 of 10
Unknown
-0.5 lbs
KO

Jose Napoles (75-5-0)

Wed, 28 Feb - 1973
round 7 of 15
Unknown
same weight
KO

Jose Luis Baltazar (17-17-0)

Fri, 10 Nov - 1972
round 5 of 10
Unknown
-5.0 lbs
RTD

Manuel Gonzalez (59-26-6)

Thu, 12 Oct - 1972
round 5 of 10
Unknown
UD

Emile Griffith (74-12-0)

Thu, 30 Mar - 1972
round 10 of 10
Unknown
+0.5 lbs
TKO

Sal Martinez (28-5-1)

Thu, 20 Jan - 1972
round 3 of 10
Unknown
+2.0 lbs
UD

Oscar Albarado (38-5-1)

Thu, 28 Oct - 1971
round 10 of 10
Unknown
-1.2 lbs
UD

Manuel Fierro (16-3-0)

Thu, 16 Sep - 1971
round 10 of 10
Unknown
same weight

ernie lopez KNOCKOUTS AND POWER

38.7%
KNOCKOUT %
61%
EST. POWER
74%
EST. CHIN/BODY

ernie lopez results


KO (27.4%)
PTS (24.2%)
UD (22.6%)
TKO (17.7%)
RTD (3.2%)
MD (3.2%)
SD (1.6%)

ernie lopez stats

5.16%

Round KO Percentage

465

Rounds boxed

6

Been Stopped

24

Opponents Stopped

9.68%

Been KO'd Percentage

1.29%

Been KO'd Round Percentage

7.1

Average Winning Round

9.1

Average Losing Round

Opponent Stats

2152

Total Fight Count

56.7%

est. Power Average

60.2%

est. Punch Resistance

Best Wins

Hardest Hitting Opponents

Toughest Opponents

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