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Wilfredo Gomez boxer

Wilfredo Gomez image
Status inactive
Division super bantamweight
Height 5′ 5½″/166cm
Reach 66½″/169cm
Debut 1974-11-16
Born 1956-10-29
Nationality Puerto Rico
Residence Las Monjas, Puerto Rico
bouts
48
won
44
lost
3
draw
1
bouts
48
won
44
lost
3
draw
1
Status inactive
Division super bantamweight
Height 5′ 5½″/166cm
Reach 66½″/169cm
Debut 1974-11-16
Born 1956-10-29
Nationality Puerto Rico
Residence Las Monjas, Puerto Rico

His seventeen consecutive knockouts in championship defenses is a record for all boxing divisions. He was ranked number 13 on The Ring magazine's list of the "100 greatest punchers of all time". In 1995, Gómez was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame.Gómez was born in a poor area of Las Monjas in San Juan, Puerto Rico, the son of Jacobo Gomez and Julia Rivera. Gómez himself reportedly used a bicycle as means of transportation when he was young, and he sold candy to earn pocket money before becoming an amateur boxer.

His seventeen consecutive knockouts in championship defenses is a record for all boxing divisions. He was ranked number 13 on The Ring magazine's list of the "100 greatest punchers of all time". In 1995, Gómez was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame.Gómez was born in a poor area of Las Monjas in San Juan, Puerto Rico, the son of Jacobo Gomez and Julia Rivera. Gómez himself reportedly used a bicycle as means of transportation when he was young, and he sold candy to earn pocket money before becoming an amateur boxer.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
July 19, 1989 Mario Salazar LLLLLW Diplomat Hotel, Hallandale WIN
Technical knockout
July 30, 1988 Mario Gonzalez LWLWLL Convention Center, Miami Beach WIN
Technical knockout
May 24, 1986 Alfredo Layne WWWWLW Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan World Boxing Association World Super Featherweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
May 19, 1985 Rocky Lockridge WWWWWW Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan World Boxing Association World Super Featherweight

WIN
Majority decision
Dec. 8, 1984 Azumah Nelson WWWWWW Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan World Boxing Council World Featherweight

LOSS
KO
March 31, 1984 Juan Laporte WWWWWL Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan World Boxing Council World Featherweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Dec. 14, 1983 Eladio Santana LLWL Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan WIN
KO
April 23, 1983 Ivan Samuco WWLLWW Coliseo Pachin Vicens, Ponce WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 3, 1982 Lupe Pintor WWWWWW Superdome, New Orleans World Boxing Council World Super Bantamweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 18, 1982 Roberto Rubaldino WWWWWW Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan World Boxing Council World Super Bantamweight

WIN
Corner retirement
June 11, 1982 Juan Antonio Lopez WWWWWW Caesars Palace, Outdoor Arena, Las Vegas World Boxing Council World Super Bantamweight

WIN
Technical knockout
March 27, 1982 Juan Meza WWWWWW Playboy Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City World Boxing Council World Super Bantamweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 20, 1982 Jose Luis Soto LLLWLW San Juan WIN
KO
Jan. 9, 1982 Jose Gonzalez LLL San Juan WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 21, 1981 Salvador Sanchez WWWWWW Caesars Palace, Sports Pavilion, Las Vegas World Boxing Council World Featherweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
June 20, 1981 Raul Silva DLLLWL San Juan WIN
KO
Dec. 13, 1980 Jose Cervantes DWLWWW Jai Alai Fronton, Miami World Boxing Council World Super Bantamweight

WIN
KO
Aug. 22, 1980 Derrik Holmes DWWWWW Caesars Palace, Sports Pavilion, Las Vegas World Boxing Council World Super Bantamweight

WIN
Technical knockout
April 27, 1980 Eddie Ndukwu WWWWWW Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 3, 1980 Ruben Valdes WWWWWW Caesars Palace, Las Vegas World Boxing Council World Super Bantamweight

WIN
Corner retirement
Oct. 26, 1979 Nicky Perez WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York World Boxing Council World Super Bantamweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 28, 1979 Carlos Mendoza WWWWWW Caesars Palace, Las Vegas World Boxing Council World Super Bantamweight

WIN
Technical knockout
June 16, 1979 Julio Hernandez WLLLWW Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan WIN
Technical knockout
May 21, 1979 Nelson Cruz Tamariz LLWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York WIN
KO
March 9, 1979 Nestor Jimenez WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York World Boxing Council World Super Bantamweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 28, 1978 Carlos Zarate WWWWWW Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan World Boxing Council World Super Bantamweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 9, 1978 Leonardo Cruz WWLWWW Hiram Bithorn Stadium, San Juan World Boxing Council World Super Bantamweight

WIN
Technical knockout
June 2, 1978 Sakad Petchyindee WW Provincial Stadium, Nakhon Ratchasima World Boxing Council World Super Bantamweight

WIN
Technical knockout
April 8, 1978 Juan Antonio Lopez WWWLWW Estadio Juan Ramon Loubriel, Bayamon World Boxing Council World Super Bantamweight

WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 19, 1978 Royal Kobayashi WWLWWW Municipal Gymnasium, Kitakyushu World Boxing Council World Super Bantamweight

WIN
KO
July 11, 1977 Raul Tirado WWWWLW Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan World Boxing Council World Super Bantamweight

WIN
Technical knockout
May 21, 1977 Dong Kyun Yum WLWWWW Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan World Boxing Council World Super Bantamweight

WIN
KO
Feb. 12, 1977 John Meza LLWLDW Estadio Juan Ramon Loubriel, Bayamon WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 11, 1976 Jose Murillo WWWLLW San Juan WIN
KO
Aug. 16, 1976 Tony Rocha WWLLLL San Juan WIN
KO
July 19, 1976 Alberto Davila WLWWLW San Juan WIN
Technical knockout
May 8, 1976 Sak Saklaemthong LL Estadio Juan Ramon Loubriel, Bayamon WIN
Technical knockout
April 5, 1976 Ric Quijano WDWWWW Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan WIN
KO
Feb. 20, 1976 Cornell Hall WWLLWL Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 20, 1975 Andres Hernandez WWWWWW Coliseo Roberto Clemente, San Juan WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 19, 1975 Joe Guevara WWWWLL San Juan WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 2, 1975 Cleo Garcia LW Managua WIN
KO
June 21, 1975 Jacinto Fuentes WWLDWW Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City WIN
KO
May 3, 1975 Jose Jimenez WLLLDL Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City WIN
KO
March 2, 1975 Antonio da Silva Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City WIN
KO
Feb. 15, 1975 Jorge Bernal LLLLLL Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 21, 1974 Mario Hernandez WWDL Plaza de Toros, Zapote WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 16, 1974 Jacinto Fuentes WWL Gimnasio Nuevo Panama, Panama City DRAW
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