Our mission in Wisconsin is to positively impact aspiring athletes both male and female by providing them with guidance to achieve a higher performance while developing personal discipline, a sense of community pride and involvement and strength of character through the sport of amateur boxing.
Name: Elias Lopez Jr.
Hometown: Milwaukee, WI
Month you were born: September
Height: 4 ft 9 in
Weight: 105 lbs
Coach's Name: Elias Lopez Sr.
Gym Name: Milwaukee Christian Center
Boxing Style: Defensive
School: St. Martinis
Titles Won: 2008, 2009, 2010 JO State and Silver Gloves State
Music Group: Eminem
Song: 'I'm Not Afraid'
Drink: Grape Gatorade
Place to go: Gatorland in Orlando, Florida and Mt. Olympus in WI Dells
Getting to know Elias Lopez Jr
How did you get involved with boxing?
Through my dad, I tried it and I liked it.
How old were you when you began boxing?
6 years old
What do you love most about boxing?
It is a one on one sport.
What is your strength in the ring?
Speed and power
What are your goals in and out of the ring?
To become a pro boxer and an artist
What are your hobbies outside of boxing?
Drawing and video games
Do you play any other sports?
Soccer and baseball
Who is your greatest influence and why?
My mom, she teaches me right from wrong and my dad because he keeps me off the streets and away from gangs and also my uncles, my dad's brothers
What is something interesting about you that most people don't know?
That I work very well with my hands, can draw well, and put things together well. He likes building birdhouses.
How many brothers and sisters do you have?
2 sisters and 1 brother, I am the 3rd oldest
Does any one else in the family box?
My younger brother Jose who is 6 is going to box.
Who are your mentors?
My parents and my teacher, Ms. Parker
What do you like about our LBC?
I get to know people from all over Wisconsin
What do you think is a quote to live by?
The Golden Rule-treat others the way you would like to be treated. One day at a time and learn from each mistake.
What is your happiest moment in boxing?
When I beat Scooter Jesse Leopold from UCC, no on thought I could win and I beat him 3 times.
If you had the chance, who would you like to meet?
Oscar DeLaHoya and Floyd Mayweather
How could you describe your life in three words?
Fun Loving Happy or Happy Go Lucky