Wilfredo Gomez, also known as “Bazooka”, is a Puerto Rican former professional boxer who was a three-time world champion who competed in super bantamweight, featherweight, and super featherweight divisions. Gomez was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and as an amateur boxer, he competed in the World Amateur Championships where he won gold, as well as in the Central American and Caribbean Games. During his amateur career, he also competed in the Olympic Games where he was eliminated. Gomez went on to make his professional debut in a draw with Jacinto Fuentes. Over the course of his professional career, Gomez competed in a total of 48 fights, won 44 of them, won 42 by KO, and lost 3. Some of his most notable fights were against opponents such as Dong-Kyun Yum, Royal Kobayashi, Juan Antonio Lopez, Leonardo Cruz, Carlos Zarate, Jose Cervantes, Salvador Sanchez, and more. Gomez has won the WBC and lineal super bantamweight title, has won the WBC featherweight title, and the WBA and lineal super featherweight title. Since retiring, Gomez has been inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame, has had a biography published about him, “A Fire Burns Within”, and a biographical film, “Bazooka: The Battles of Wilfredo Gomez”..
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Wilfredo Gomez's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of booking Wilfredo Gomez for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate with the price range to book Wilfredo Gomez, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing Wilfredo Gomez. After we consult with them, we can circle back with you to provide a personal and accurate quote that includes: final costs, availability, and actual interest in being hired for your specific event or party.
CTI can give you the accurate Wilfredo Gomez booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book Wilfredo Gomez for an event?" is a frequent question we get, but the final Wilfredo Gomez booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we may show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will Wilfredo Gomez charge for an event. One example fee to book Wilfredo Gomez is in the starting range of $25,000-$39,999. Also, their speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price too. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
There is low probability to book Wilfredo Gomez for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the Wilfredo Gomez agent on your behalf, but if your funding is not in place then it will more difficult to book Wilfredo Gomez, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the Wilfredo Gomez booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for Wilfredo Gomez, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
Sports & Athlete
Boxing, Male, Age Group-18-30's