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Wilfredo Gómez Record

Total Fights48
Title Wins4
Title Defenses17
Title-Fight KOs18
KO Wins42
KO Losses3
Wilfredo Gómez Record & Stats
San Juan, Puerto Rico
Oct 29, 1956
Nov 16, 1974
Title Fights
42 (87.5%)
166 cm
166 cm
Ape Index
0 cm
Last Fight
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Wilfredo Gómez' Record
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      What is Wilfredo Gómez' boxing record?

      In a professional boxing career spanning 14 years and eight months, Wilfredo Gómez fought 48 times with 44 wins, 3 losses, and 1 draw.

      Gómez retired from professional boxing with a record of 44-3-1, which included one world-championship elevation, four world-title wins, and 17 successful title defense fights at the super-bantamweight weight division. He had a 87.5% knockouts-to-fights ratio with 42 of his total 48 fights being knockout wins, 18 of which were in title fights. Gómez lost three times via knockout, all three of them in title fights.

      His last fight was a 2nd round KO victory over Mario Salazar on July 19, 1989.

      Some of Gómez' best fights and notable victories include wins over two Hall-of-Famers (Lupe Pintor and Carlos Zárate), Rocky Lockridge, Néstor Carlos Jiménez, Julio Hernández, Nicky Pérez, Rubén Valdéz, and Derrik Holmes.

      48Jul 19, 198932Mario SalazarWinKO2
      47Jul 30, 198831Mario GonzálezWinTKO6
      46May 24, 198629Alfredo LayneLoss *TKO9
      45May 19, 198528Rocky LockridgeWin *MD
      44Dec 8, 198428Azumah NelsonLoss *KO11
      43Mar 31, 198427Juan LaporteWin *UD
      42Dec 14, 198327Eladio SantanaWinKO2
      41Apr 23, 198326Iván SamucoWinTKO3
      40Dec 3, 198226Lupe PintorWin *TKO14
      39Aug 18, 198225Roberto RubaldinoWin *RTD7
      38Jun 11, 198225Juan Antonio LópezWin *TKO10
      37Mar 27, 198225Juan MezaWin *TKO6
      36Feb 20, 198225José Luis SotoWinKO2
      35Jan 9, 198225José GonzálezWinTKO7
      34Aug 21, 198124Salvador SánchezLoss *TKO8
      33Jun 20, 198124Raúl SilvaWinKO3
      32Dec 13, 198024José CervantesWin *KO3
      31Aug 22, 198023Derrik HolmesWin *TKO5
      30Apr 27, 198023Eddie NdukwuWinTKO4
      29Feb 3, 198023Rubén ValdézWin *RTD6
      28Oct 26, 197922Nicky PérezWin *TKO5
      27Sep 28, 197922Carlos MendozaWin *TKO10
      26Jun 16, 197922Julio HernándezWin *TKO5
      25May 21, 197922Nelson Cruz TamarizWinKO2
      24Mar 9, 197922Néstor Carlos JiménezWin *KO5
      23Oct 28, 197821Carlos ZárateWin *TKO5
      22Sep 9, 197821Leonardo CruzWin *TKO13
      21Jun 2, 197821Sakad PetchyindeeWin *TKO3
      20Apr 8, 197821Juan Antonio LópezWin *TKO7
      19Jan 19, 197821Royal KobayashiWin *KO3
      18Jul 11, 197720Raúl TiradoWin *TKO5
      17May 21, 197720Dong-Kyun YumWin *KO12
      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

      * World-title fight

      Boxing career

      Wilfredo Gómez (Bazooka) is a 67-year old retired Puerto Rican professional boxer. He was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico on October 29, 1956. He is a former three-weight-class world champion. Gómez was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) in 1995. His professional boxing career spanned more than 14 years — from 1974 to 1989.

      Gómez made his professional boxing 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.

      He 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 three weight classes. He was elevated as world champion once. For all the details about Gómez' world title wins and defenses refer to the "Championships" section below.

      Gómez had a total of three losses in his professional boxing career.

      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 34 years, 7 months, and 13 days since this fight.


      Gómez had a total of 23 world-title fights, which includes winning four world titles and 17 successful title defenses. He won 20 of these fights and lost three.

      Title Wins

      Wilfredo Gómez fought for world titles in four fights and won three of these fights, winning one of them via way of stoppage. In total, he won four belts across three weight classes. He was elevated as world champion once, by The Ring.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles WonMethod
      May 19, 1985Rocky LockridgeSuper-featherweightWBA, The RingMD
      Mar 31, 1984Juan LaporteFeatherweightWBCUD
      May 21, 1977Dong-Kyun YumSuper-bantamweightWBCKO

      Title Defenses

      Wilfredo Gómez had 19 world-title defense fights across three weight classes — super-bantamweight (x17), featherweight, and super-featherweight. He won 17 of them and lost two times.

      Following is the table of his successful title defense fights, the next section has the fights where he lost his titles.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles DefendedMethod
      Dec 3, 1982Lupe PintorSuper-bantamweightWBC, The RingTKO
      Aug 18, 1982Roberto RubaldinoSuper-bantamweightWBC, The RingRTD
      Jun 11, 1982Juan Antonio LópezSuper-bantamweightWBC, The RingTKO
      Mar 27, 1982Juan MezaSuper-bantamweightWBC, The RingTKO
      Dec 13, 1980José CervantesSuper-bantamweightWBC, The RingKO
      Aug 22, 1980Derrik HolmesSuper-bantamweightWBC, The RingTKO
      Feb 3, 1980Rubén ValdézSuper-bantamweightWBC, The RingRTD
      Oct 26, 1979Nicky PérezSuper-bantamweightWBC, The RingTKO
      Sep 28, 1979Carlos MendozaSuper-bantamweightWBC, The RingTKO
      Jun 16, 1979Julio HernándezSuper-bantamweightWBC, The RingTKO
      Mar 9, 1979Néstor Carlos JiménezSuper-bantamweightWBC, The RingKO
      Oct 28, 1978Carlos ZárateSuper-bantamweightWBCTKO
      Sep 9, 1978Leonardo CruzSuper-bantamweightWBCTKO
      Jun 2, 1978Sakad PetchyindeeSuper-bantamweightWBCTKO
      Apr 8, 1978Juan Antonio LópezSuper-bantamweightWBCTKO
      Jan 19, 1978Royal KobayashiSuper-bantamweightWBCKO
      Jul 11, 1977Raúl TiradoSuper-bantamweightWBCTKO

      Title Losses

      Wilfredo Gómez lost two world-title defense fights, and lost a total of three titles in these fights.

      DateOpponentDivisionTitles LostMethod
      May 24, 1986Alfredo LayneSuper-featherweightWBA, The RingTKO
      Dec 8, 1984Azumah NelsonFeatherweightWBCKO


      Gómez fought a total of 48 times during his professional career, which includes 23 world-title fights at three weight divisions. 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.

      • May 21, 1977: Gómez wins his first world title by defeating Dong-Kyun Yum via 12th round KO. He is now the WBC super-bantamweight world champion.

      • June 2, 1978: Gómez successfully defends the WBC super-bantamweight title against Sakad Petchyindee, winning the fight via 3rd round TKO.

      • October 28, 1978: Gómez successfully defends the WBC super-bantamweight title against Carlos Zárate, winning the fight via 5th round TKO.

      • March 9, 1979: Gómez successfully defends the WBC and The Ring super-bantamweight titles against Néstor Carlos Jiménez, winning the fight via 5th round KO.

      • June 16, 1979: Gómez successfully defends the WBC and The Ring super-bantamweight titles against Julio Hernández, winning the fight via 5th round TKO.

      • October 26, 1979: Gómez successfully defends the WBC and The Ring super-bantamweight titles against Nicky Pérez, winning the fight via 5th round TKO.

      • February 3, 1980: Gómez successfully defends the WBC and The Ring super-bantamweight titles against Rubén Valdéz, winning the fight via 6th round RTD.

      • August 22, 1980: Gómez successfully defends the WBC and The Ring super-bantamweight titles against Derrik Holmes, winning the fight via 5th round TKO.

      • December 13, 1980: Gómez successfully defends the WBC and The Ring super-bantamweight titles against José Cervantes, winning the fight via 3rd round KO.

      • August 18, 1982: Gómez successfully defends the WBC and The Ring super-bantamweight titles against Roberto Rubaldino, winning the fight via 7th round RTD.

      • May 19, 1985: Gómez wins the WBA and The Ring super-featherweight titles from Rocky Lockridge, by beating Lockridge via 15 round majority decision.


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