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Fire Burns Within : The Miraculous Journey of Wilfredo 'Bazooka' Gomez (Paperback) (Christian Giudice)

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Wilfredo "Bazooka" Gomez discovered his love of boxing as he learned the noble art to help him fight off bullies as he walked the streets of the capital. Showing great promise in the ring, he soon rose to prominence, and in the late 1970s and early 1980s set a blistering pace that many boxers wanted to emulate—but few could equal. The three-time world title winner is best remembered for his 17 consecutive title fight defenses—but his story as a man and fighter runs much deeper. Including interviews with Gomez, those close to him, the fighters he fought, and those who watched his remarkable career unfold, A Fire Burns Within reviews one of the finest boxing careers. It details Gomez's dramatic rise to fame, but also tells the largely untold story of the struggles he faced after his fight career ended, and how his mettle was tested in a completely different way.
Number of Pages: 256.0
Genre: Biography + Autobiography, Sports + Recreation
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Trafalgar Square
Author: Christian Giudice
Language: English
Street Date: October 1, 2016
TCIN: 51644015
UPC: 9781785311154
Item Number (DPCI): 248-27-1662

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