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Wilfredo Gomez WBC Championship Belt Signed – COA Fighter LOA
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Wilfredo Gomez 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.
Presented is one of the highest honors a boxer can win. This one was earned by Wilfredo Gomez. It is a green leather (43″), with a massive 8″ gold-colored medal medallion centrally with text reading “World Champion / W.B.C.” . Below it are small lab created diamonds and rubies clustered on a crown and on the W.B.C.. A small blue medallion with World Boxing Counsel is on one side and the other features a boxer posing in red. It was autographed on the back by Gomez in black felt tip for added measure. A personal letter signed by Gomez attends for provenance that it belonged to him.
The letter indicates it was won after the 1977 Superbantamweight World Title on May 5, 1977 at Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan Puerto Rico.
Authentication: Wilfredo Gomez Letter.