The following excerpt from my book, The Sweet Sucker Punch, is taken from one of many inspirational stories of honor and character of my experiences with some of boxing’s elite. It is my intention that you will be entertained and inspired to purchase the book for my promotional campaign in honor of the 30th anniversary of the greatest Olympic boxing team in history. Some of the proceeds will be used to help bring tribute to … Read Article
Tonight at 9:00 p.m. on MSG Network’s “Friday Night Fights,” hosted by John Duddy and Mark Breland: Wilfredo Gomez vs. Rocky Lockridge (5/19/85).
Before Felix “Tito” Trinidad and Hector “Macho” Camacho, the pride of Puerto Rican boxing was Wilfredo Gomez. In what would be his final world title championship, the legendary Gomez defeated Rocky Lockridge at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan by unanimous decision – a controversial outcome as Lockridge appeared to have … Read Article