Seven Random Facts: Josesito Lopez

"The Riverside Rocky" might be well known for his fighting, but he also has some interesting tidbits that give us an even larger insight into this exciting fighter.

Josesito Lopez

Lopez throws out the first pitch at Dodgers Stadium. It was his second time having the honor.

  1. Lopez hails from Riverside, Calif.

  2. Nicknamed “Riverside Rocky” after destroying Victor Ortiz’s jaw with one punch in a 2012 bout at the Staples Center.

  3. Josesito's favorite movie is Rocky IV. 

  4. If he could choose any job outside of boxing, he’d get into real estate because of his passion for landscape design and flipping homes.

  5. He’s thrown out the first pitch at two Los Angeles Dodgers games.

  6. Started boxing at 8 years old.

  7. Was a member of a state championship cross country team in high school.

Lopez will battle Andre Berto as the co-main event as Premier Boxing Champions makes its debut on Spike TV on Friday, March 13, 2015.

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