Top 10 Unforgettable Boxers in the history of Puerto Rico

  1. Wilfredo Gómez Rivera


Wilfredo Gómez Rivera (born October 29, 1956), sometimes referred to as Bazooka Gómez, is a Puerto Rican former professional boxer and three-time world champion. He is frequently mentioned among the best Puerto Rican boxers of all time by sports journalists and analysts, along with Félix Trinidad, Miguel Cotto, Wilfred Benítez, Esteban De Jesús, Edwin Rosario, and Carlos Ortíz.

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.

Boxing record
Total fights 48
Wins 44
Wins by KO 42
Losses 3
Draws 1


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