January 21, 2021
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Misael Lopez (11-0) delivered to Dibella roster

Misael Lopez (eleven-0) introduced to Dibella roster

through Francisco Salazar

Unbeaten junior lightweight prospect Misael Lopez has signed a promotional deal with DiBella enjoyment, it became introduced Tuesday night.

“I first noticed Misael combat on one of my ShoBox undercards and was very impressed with how he dealt with the force because the underdog to come out successful,” noted Lou DiBella, president of DiBella leisure. “i’m friendly with his managers, Jerry Casarez and world champion Jamel Herring, who got here to me with this possibility, and that i am satisfied to work with them and Lyle green (of Sheer activities). Lopez is a very good young skill with a brilliant future…and he’s willing to settle for real fights to prove it.”

The battle DiBella is regarding took region in September 2018, when the eleven-0 Lopez defeated James Wilkins in a conflict of unbeaten fighters at 130 pounds. Lopez would go on to in his next two bouts.

In his final bout on October 4 of remaining year, Lopez originally received a one-sided decision over journeyman Nestor Robledo in Houston, Texas, but the outcome of the fight turned into overturned by means of the Texas commission to a No decision two weeks later after Lopez verified for traces of marijuana.

“Misael suffered a career setback when his final win was changed to a ‘No Contest’ after he verified fantastic for weed,” spoke of DiBella. “I feel he’s learned his lesson, but I’m no longer going to blackball somebody because he smoked a joint.”

Lopez opened lots of eyes when he bested then 5-0 James Wilkins on ShoBox in 2018.

Lopez, who is initially from Agua Prieto, Mexico and now resides in Denver, Colorado, started going to the gymnasium as a boy after his father took him to learn how to battle after being bullied. all over junior high and excessive college, Lopez excelled in each boxing and soccer.

As a boxer, Lopez compiled an beginner listing of fifty-5, winning gold medals at the 2008 Ringside World Championships, the 2010 Colorado State Silver Gloves tournament, the Colorado State Golden Gloves event in 2009 and 2015, and the 2015 Gene Lewis Invitational event.

nonetheless trained with the aid of his father out of apartment of pain Boxing fitness center in Aurora, Colorado, Lopez became skilled in might also 2016, and is now co-managed by way of First To fight management and Sheer sports.

“(WBO junior lightweight titleholder) Jamel Herring and that i are delighted to have our fighter signal with Lou DiBella,” observed Jerry Casarez of First to fight administration. “Lou is a hall-of-reputation promoter, who has labored with the biggest names in the game, so i know the longer term is awfully promising for Misael Lopez.”

At age 24, Lopez believes he is simply starting to scratch the surface of what could be a promising profession and is grateful for the opportunity supplied to him through DiBella.

“I’m very blessed for this opportunity,” noted Lopez. “I’m excited to work with a great promoter like Lou DiBella and am able for what’s coming forward.”

Francisco A. Salazar has written for The Ring due to the fact October of 2013 and has covered boxing in Southern California and overseas due to the fact that 2000. Francisco additionally covers boxing for the Ventura County (Calif.) famous person newspaper. He can be reached by means of email at [email protected] or on Twitter at FSalazarBoxing