Tony “The Tiger” Lopez, Sacramento native and former boxing champion, has announced he is entering the city’s mayoral race.
Lopez will make a formal announcement Friday afternoon at Vallejos Restaurant on O Street. A news release from his campaign specifically said the announcement would begin at 5:07 p.m.
Lopez, 52, was a professional boxer from 1983 to 1999. He now runs a bail bonds business in Sacramento.
He spoke briefly about running for mayor in August.