SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO- The World Boxing Organization (WBO) honored today former three time world champion and International Boxing Hall of Famer, Wilfredo “Bazooka” Gomez, in the 37th anniversary of the first world title he won in his career.
October 28, 1978 – In one of the most anticipated fights in history – two legendary Latino warriors battle in San Juan. Wilfredo Gomez of Puerto rico stops Carlos Zarate of Mexico.
Wilfredo Gomez, one of the greatest of all Puerto Rican boxers, will be ringside Saturday evening, Aug. 10, cheering for fellow-countrymen Gamalier Rodriguez and Felix Verdejo in their scheduled fights at the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem.
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. […]