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Sunday, October 13, 2013

Héctor López, Mexican boxer, Olympic silver medal-winner (1984), died from a drug overdose he was 44.

Héctor López Colín [1] was a Mexican boxer who was the NABF and WBO NABO Light Welterweight Champion. He also won an Olympic Silver medal for Mexico in the Bantamweight division died from a drug overdose he was 44.

(February 1, 1967 – October 25, 2011)

Amateur career

López, who was born in Mexico City, was a Mexican National Amateur Champion. During the 1984 Summer Olympics he won the Bantamweight Silver Medal, at seventeen years old Héctor was the youngest boxer in the whole Olympics.[2]

Olympic results

Pro career

Héctor began his professional career in 1985 as a Bantamweight but later moved up to Lightweight and defeated former champion Juan LaPorte.[3] That fight would set a bout with the undefeated Mexican Miguel Ángel González for the WBC Lightweight Championship in 1993.[4] López lost a twelve round unanimous decision and decided on moving up to Light Welterweight, losing to a young Kostya Tszyu in 1994. He later challenged Sammy Fuentes and Randall Bailey for the WBO World Light Welterweight Title but lost both bouts. López retired after beating veteran Jerry Rosenberg by T.K.O. in the third round.

Personal life

Héctor López was born in Mexico City but was raised in Glendale, California, United States, and even played American football at Glendale Hoover High School. He grew up and trained with Mexican American Olympic gold medalist Paul Gonzales.[5]

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