Wilfredo Gómez Record & Stats

Wilfredo Gómez Record & Stats

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In a career spanning 14 years and 8 months, Wilfredo Gómez fought 48 times with 44 wins, 3 losses, and 1 draw. By his last professional fight on July 19, 1989, Gómez' boxing record stood at 44-3-1 (42 KO wins, 3 KO losses).

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
“Bazooka”
Born
Oct 29, 1956
Age
66
Debut
Nov 16, 1974
Record
44-3-1
Rounds
264
KOs
42 (87.5%)
Height
166 cm
Reach
166 cm
Ape Index
0 cm
Stance
Orthodox
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Wilfredo Gómez' record and stats
Wilfredo Gómez' Record

      Wilfredo Gómez (Bazooka) is a retired Puerto Rican professional boxer. He was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico on October 29, 1956. Gómez made his professional boxing debut at the age of 18 on November 16, 1974. He is a former 3-weight-class world champion. He is 66 years old, and will be turning 67 in 8 months and 28 days. Gómez is a Hall of Famer.

      Boxing Record

      Total Fights48
      Wins44
      Losses3
      Draws1
      No-Contests0
      KO Wins42
      Total Title Wins4
      Title Defenses17
      Title-Fight KO Wins18
      Losses via KO3
      #DateAgeOpponentResultVia
      48Jul 19, 198932Mario SalazarWinKO2
      47Jul 30, 198831Mario GonzálezWinTKO6
      46May 24, 198629Alfredo Layne LossTKO9
      45May 19, 198528 Rocky Lockridge WinMD
      44Dec 8, 198428 Azumah Nelson LossKO11
      43Mar 31, 198427 Juan Laporte WinUD
      42Dec 14, 198327Eladio SantanaWinKO2
      41Apr 23, 198326Iván SamucoWinTKO3
      40Dec 3, 198226 Lupe Pintor WinTKO14
      39Aug 18, 198225Roberto Rubaldino WinRTD7
      38Jun 11, 198225Juan Antonio López WinTKO10
      37Mar 27, 198225Juan Meza WinTKO6
      36Feb 20, 198225José Luis SotoWinKO2
      35Jan 9, 198225José GonzálezWinTKO7
      34Aug 21, 198124 Salvador Sánchez LossTKO8
      33Jun 20, 198124Raúl SilvaWinKO3
      32Dec 13, 198024José Cervantes WinKO3
      31Aug 22, 198023Derrik Holmes WinTKO5
      30Apr 27, 198023Eddie NdukwuWinTKO4
      29Feb 3, 198023Rubén Valdéz WinRTD6
      28Oct 26, 197922Nicky Pérez WinTKO5
      27Sep 28, 197922Carlos Mendoza WinTKO10
      26Jun 16, 197922Julio Hernández WinTKO5
      25May 21, 197922Nelson Cruz TamarizWinKO2
      24Mar 9, 197922Néstor Carlos Jiménez WinKO5
      23Oct 28, 197821 Carlos Zárate WinTKO5
      22Sep 9, 197821Leonardo Cruz WinTKO13
      21Jun 2, 197821Sakad Petchyindee WinTKO3
      20Apr 8, 197821Juan Antonio López WinTKO7
      19Jan 19, 197821Royal Kobayashi WinKO3
      18Jul 11, 197720Raúl Tirado WinTKO5
      17May 21, 197720Dong-Kyun Yum WinKO12
      16Feb 12, 197720John MezaWinKO2
      15Oct 11, 197619José Murillo MedelWinKO4
      14Aug 16, 197619Tony RochaWinKO2
      13Jul 19, 197619Alberto DávilaWinTKO9
      12May 8, 197619Sak LempthongWinTKO3
      11Apr 4, 197619Ric QuijanoWinKO1
      10Feb 20, 197619Cornell HallWinKO3
      9Dec 20, 197519Andres HernándezWinTKO8
      8Sep 19, 197518Joe GuevaraWinKO6
      7Aug 2, 197518Cleo GarcíaWinKO3
      6Jun 21, 197518Jacinto FuentesWinKO2
      5May 3, 197518Jose JiménezWinKO1
      4Mar 2, 197518Antonio Da SilvaWinKO2
      3Feb 15, 197518Jorge BernalWinTKO1
      2Dec 21, 197418Mario HernándezWinTKO1
      1Nov 16, 197418Jacinto FuentesDrawMD

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      Statistics

      Wilfredo Gómez is 166 cm tall (5' 5.35") with a reach of 166 cm (5' 5.35"). He fights out of the orthodox stance and presents an ape-index of 0. Gómez has a 87.5% KO rate.

      Career Summary

      Wilfredo Gómez' professional boxing career spanned more than 14 years — from 1974 to 1989.

      Gómez made his debut against Jacinto Fuentes at the age of 18 on November 16, 1974. The fight ended in a draw. He went on to win 32 consecutive fights after this draw, which included 32 wins via stoppage.

      Gómez had his first world title fight at the age of 20 on May 21, 1977 after 16 professional fights, against Dong-Kyun Yum for the super-bantamweight WBC title. He defeated Yum via 12th round KO to become the super-bantamweight champion of the world.

      Gómez has won four world titles at 3 weight classes. He was elevated as world champion once. For all the details about Gómez' world title wins and defenses refer to "Wilfredo Gómez World Titles".

      Some of Gómez' best fights and notable victories include wins over Carlos Zárate, Rocky Lockridge, Néstor Carlos Jiménez, Julio Hernández, Nicky Pérez, Rubén Valdéz, and Derrik Holmes.

      Wilfredo Gómez had a total of three losses in his professional boxing career — all of them in title bouts. He suffered his first loss against Salvador Sánchez via 8th round TKO on August 21, 1981, which ended his 32-fight win streak. All of Gómez' losses came via stoppage. For more details about these defeats, refer to "All of Wilfredo Gómez' losses".

      His last professional fight was a non-title bout against Mario Salazar on July 19, 1989. Gómez won the fight via 2nd round KO. It's been 33 years, 6 months, and 13 days since this fight.

      Gómez retired from professional boxing with a record of 44-3-1, which included 42 knockout wins and 3 losses via knockout, and 4 title wins. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) in 1995.

      Career Highlights

      Wilfredo Gómez fought a total of 48 times during his professional career. He was among the very best of his generation and is one of the pound-for-pound best boxers of all time. These 11 fights are the highlight of his career.

      • Wilfredo Gómez vs. Dong-Kyun Yum

        A 20-year old Wilfredo Gómez (15-0-1, 15 KO) had his first world title fight against Dong-Kyun Yum for Yum's WBC super-bantamweight belt.

        Gómez defeated Yum via 12th round KO to win the WBC super-bantamweight title.

      • Wilfredo Gómez vs. Sakad Petchyindee

        A 21-year old Wilfredo Gómez (19-0-1, 19 KO) faced Sakad Petchyindee in a super-bantamweight title defense fight.

        Gómez defeated Petchyindee via 3rd round TKO to retain the WBC super-bantamweight title.

      • Wilfredo Gómez vs. Carlos Zárate

        A 21-year old Wilfredo Gómez (21-0-1, 21 KO) faced an undefeated Carlos Zárate, who was 27 years old with a record of 52-0 in a super-bantamweight title defense fight. Zárate was on a 52-fight win streak with 51 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 12 cms and also had a 17 cm reach advantage over Gómez.

        Gómez defeated Zárate via 5th round TKO to retain the WBC super-bantamweight title. He handed Zárate the first loss of his career, and put an end to Zárate's 52-fight win streak.

      • Wilfredo Gómez vs. Néstor Carlos Jiménez

        A 22-year old Wilfredo Gómez (22-0-1, 22 KO) faced Néstor Carlos Jiménez in a super-bantamweight title defense fight.

        Gómez defeated Jiménez via 5th round KO to retain the WBC and Ring Magazine super-bantamweight titles.

      • Wilfredo Gómez vs. Julio Hernández

        A 22-year old Wilfredo Gómez (24-0-1, 24 KO) faced Julio Hernández in a super-bantamweight title defense fight.

        Gómez defeated Hernández via 5th round TKO to retain the WBC and Ring Magazine super-bantamweight titles.

      • Wilfredo Gómez vs. Nicky Pérez

        A 22-year old Wilfredo Gómez (26-0-1, 26 KO) faced Nicky Pérez in a super-bantamweight title defense fight.

        Gómez defeated Pérez via 5th round TKO to retain the WBC and Ring Magazine super-bantamweight titles.

      • Wilfredo Gómez vs. Rubén Valdéz

        A 23-year old Wilfredo Gómez (27-0-1, 27 KO) faced Rubén Valdéz in a super-bantamweight title defense fight.

        Gómez defeated Valdéz via 6th round RTD to retain the WBC and Ring Magazine super-bantamweight titles.

      • Wilfredo Gómez vs. Derrik Holmes

        A 23-year old Wilfredo Gómez (29-0-1, 29 KO) faced Derrik Holmes in a super-bantamweight title defense fight.

        Gómez defeated Holmes via 5th round TKO to retain the WBC and Ring Magazine super-bantamweight titles.

      • Wilfredo Gómez vs. José Cervantes

        A 24-year old Wilfredo Gómez (30-0-1, 30 KO) faced José Cervantes in a super-bantamweight title defense fight.

        Gómez defeated Cervantes via 3rd round KO to retain the WBC and Ring Magazine super-bantamweight titles.

      • Wilfredo Gómez vs. Roberto Rubaldino

        A 25-year old Wilfredo Gómez (36-1-1, 36 KO) faced Roberto Rubaldino in a super-bantamweight title defense fight.

        Gómez defeated Rubaldino via 7th round RTD to retain the WBC and Ring Magazine super-bantamweight titles.

      • Wilfredo Gómez vs. Rick Lockridge

        A 28-year old Wilfredo Gómez (41-2-1, 40 KO) faced Rocky Lockridge, who was 26 years old with a record of 36-3. Lockridge was on a seven-fight win streak with 30 KO wins, and was the taller of the two by 3 cms and also had a 7 cm reach advantage over Gómez.

        Gómez defeated Lockridge via 15 round majority decision to win the WBA and Ring Magazine super-featherweight titles.

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