This day in boxing history, July 11

Posted: July 11, 2018 in Boxing
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International Boxing Hall of Fame member and lineal Super Bantamweight world champion Wilfredo “Bazooka” Gomez made the first defense of his title after stopping Raul Tirado at 2:59 of round five at the Coliseo Roberto Clemente, in San Juan, Puerto Rico on July. 11th, 1977. The 20 year old Gomez improved to 16-0-1, 16 KO’s.

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