Éverton dos Santos Lopes (born August 8, 1988 in Salvador, Bahia) is a Brazilian professional boxer best known for his sensational 2011 World title win when he was still an amateur. Lopes is also a two-time Olympian, two-time Pan American Games medalist (silver in 2007 and bronze in 2011) and 2013 World Amateur Boxing Championships bronze medalist.
At the 2006 South American Games the 18-year-old Lopes lost the final to Darley Perez. He won the Pan American Junior Championships but lost the quarterfinal at the World Junior Championships 2006 to eventual winner Roniel Iglesias, 24:39. In the final of the 2007 Senior Pan American Games he lost to Cuban world champion Yordenis Ugás.
In 2007, he had two professional MMA fights in Brazil, losing to Alexandre Aranha by Submission and defeating Edmilson Domingos.
He won the 2008 Dominican tournament "Copa Independencia" vs. local Jonathan Batista who had beaten him in the final the year before. At the first Olympic qualifier he lost again to Ugas, at the second he beat fighters like Francisco Vargas to qualify for Beijing. There, fighting at lightweight, he was upset by little-known Asylbek Talasbaev 7:9.
After this he moved up to light welterweight.
At his 2011 World Amateur Boxing Championships win he beat Ukrainian Denys Berinchyk in the final by a score of 26 - 23.
At the 2012 Olympics he ran right into Cuban Roniel Iglesias and lost 15:18.
Lopes has also competed in the sport of MMA, going 1-1.
Professional boxing record
|6 Wins (2 knockouts, 4 decisions), 0 Losses, 0 Draws|
|Win||6–0||Eduardo Rafael Reyes||SD||6||2017-09-30||House of Blues, Boston, Massachusetts|
|Win||5–0||Daniel Bastien||KO||2 (4), 1:04||2017-09-01||Belasco Theater, Los Angeles, California|
|Win||4–0||Omar Tienda||MD||8||2015-09-04||Belasco Theater, Los Angeles, California|
|Win||3–0||Marcelo Ezequiel Mesa||UD||6||2015-06-06||Arena Santos, Santos, São Paulo|
|Win||2–0||Robert Alexander Seyam||KO||1 (6), 1:35||2015-04-02||Belasco Theater, Los Angeles, California||Professional boxing debut at Super Lightweight.|
|Win||1–0||Evan Woolsey||UD||6||2015-02-27||Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, Indio, California||Professional boxing debut at Lightweight.|