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Tommy Gomez

W L D
75 9 2
65 KOs 5 KOs
last 6


bouts 87
rounds 385
KOs 75%
 
global ID 13621
aliasTampa Tommy
born 1919-12-25
death date2006-04-27 / age 86
debut1939-11-03 / age 19
divisionheavyweight
stanceorthodox
height5′ 10½″   /   179cm
residence
Tampa, Florida, USA
birth place
Port Tampa, Florida, USA

Career Record

date lbs opponent lbs
record 
location
result 
rounds
1950-03-22
182Bob Satterfield17823 9 2
Chicago Stadium, Chicago, Illinois, USA
LUD10/10
 L 
UD
10/10
  
Gomez sustained a fractured rib in the first round but refused to give up the fight. He was down a total of four times and Satterfield "was the recipient of several lethal clouts." Gomez was practically out on his feet at the end of the seventh and ninth rounds.
1950-02-14
182Artie Donato1968 9 0
Tampa, Florida, USA
W TKO1/10
 W  
TKO
1/10
  
1950-01-30
180Ralph Moran198debut
Orlando, Florida, USA
NNC2/10
 N 
NC
2/10
  
Reported to have been called "no contest" in The Ring, April 1950, page 36.
1949-12-29
182Bill Petersen21050 32 8
Fort Homer Hesterly Armory, Tampa, Florida, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
Gomez was down for a nine count in the first round.
1949-12-14
182Hal Moore2292 10 0
Dinner Key Auditorium, Miami, Florida, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
1949-12-06
Whitey Berlier10 11 3
Tampa, Florida, USA
W KO7/10
 W  
KO
7/10
  
1949-09-20
182Bill Petersen20249 30 8
Fort Homer Hesterly Armory, Tampa, Florida, USA
W TKO8/10
 W  
TKO
8/10
  
Petersen was floored twice by low blows and given a rest in each case.
1949-08-24
180Tommy DiGiorgio1829 7 0
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
time: 2:34
1949-06-16
182Vern Mitchell19244 5 1
Fort Homer Hesterly Armory, Tampa, Florida, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
Mitchell was knocked down twice.
1949-05-06
182Alberto Marchione1893 3 0
Tampa, Florida, USA
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
referee: Young Raymond
1949-02-22
Natie Brown40 29 10
Jacksonville, Florida, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1949-02-09
178Ted Walters2007 7 1
Causeway Arena, Miami, Florida, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
time: 0:40   referee: Frank Pettit
1949-01-28
182Joe Dominic20412 4 0
Fort Homer Hesterly Armory, Tampa, Florida, USA
W KO6/10
 W  
KO
6/10
  
Main event was a 4 round exhb. bout between Joe Louis and Nino Valdez. The Ring, April 1949.
1948-12-14
191Natie Brown23340 29 8
Jacksonville, Florida, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1948-11-29
182Lee Oma19549 26 3
Fort Homer Hesterly Armory, Tampa, Florida, USA
LKO1/10
 L 
KO
1/10
  
time: 2:35
1948-11-10
174¼Fidel Arciniega174¾20 21 2
Causeway Arena, Miami, Florida, USA
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
time: 1:55   referee: Eddie Coachman
1948-10-05
182Tony Gangemi18720 16 2
Fort Homer Hesterly Armory, Tampa, Florida, USA
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
referee: Eddie Coachman
1948-04-27
185Alfredo Lagay18529 6 10
Fort Homer Hesterly Armory, Tampa, Florida, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
Gomez shook Lagay in round one but the Argentinian took charge in the third round and outboxed Tommy in every round from then on.
1948-02-05
185Joe Matisi19519 6 2
Fort Homer Hesterly Armory, Tampa, Florida, USA
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
1948-01-15
185Angel Sotillo20334 17 9
Fort Homer Hesterly Armory, Tampa, Florida, USA
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
Sotillo was ahead after four rounds but Gomez took charge in the fifth.
1948-01-02
182½Fidel Arciniega185¼20 14 2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
time: 0:47   referee: Jack Appell
1947-10-21
189Johnny Flynn20930 24 2
Fort Homer Hesterly Armory, Tampa, Florida, USA
W KO10/10
 W  
KO
10/10
  
Flynn was well ahead going into the tenth and last round, but Gomez knocked him out in a furious rally. The count of ten was completed with just 15 seconds remaining in the fight.
1947-10-07
191Gunnar Barlund20756 28 1
Beach Auditorium, Jacksonville, Florida, USA
W KO5/10
 W  
KO
5/10
  
time: 0:45
1947-09-30
188Walter Hafer20116 9 1
Fort Homer Hesterly Armory, Tampa, Florida, USA
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
1947-07-18
191Buddy Scott18593 21 6
Jacksonville, Florida, USA
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
1947-06-10
Al Sinibaldi12 8 2
Jacksonville, Florida, USA
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
1947-04-08
185Johnny Aichers18014 10 1
Fort Homer Hesterly Armory, Tampa, Florida, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
1947-03-13
185Johnny Kapovich19036 20 6
Fort Homer Hesterly Armory, Tampa, Florida, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
1946-10-22
184½Joe Matisi198½14 2 1
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA
LTKO3/10
 L 
TKO
3/10
  
time: 2:54   referee: Lou Scozza
1946-08-16
182½Jersey Joe Walcott191¾40 9 2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LTKO3/10
 L 
TKO
3/10
  
1946-06-26
183½Jimmy White182½7 5 0
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA
W TKO1/10
 W  
TKO
1/10
  
time: 2:54   referee: Luke Carr
1946-06-12
181Phil Muscato182½36 11 0
Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, New York, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
1946-04-15
189½Freddie Schott21437 2 1
Phillips Field, Tampa, Florida, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
time: 2:50
1946-01-29
185Ben Moroz29521 15 1
Tampa, Florida, USA
W TKO6/10
 W  
TKO
6/10
  
1945-12-21
185Lou Thomas18728 23 4
Flamingo Park, Miami Beach, Florida, USA
W TKO4/10
 W  
TKO
4/10
  
time: 2:06   referee: Tom Heeney
1945-12-04
187Johnny Denson19739 25 4
Municipal Auditorium, Tampa, Florida, USA
W KO7/10
 W  
KO
7/10
  
1944-09-08
178½Johnny Flynn21020 20 2
Madison Square Garden, New York, New York, USA
LPTS6/6
 L 
PTS
6/6
  
1944-08-11
183Jimmy Evans1791 0 0
Municipal Auditorium, Tampa, Florida, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
time: 1:52   referee: Tony Cancela
Brooklyn's Jimmy Evans, at the time working as an aviation machinist's mate at Jacksonville Navy Base, entered this fight with a reported record of 11-0 (11). Evans tore into his opponent from the start, but Gomez weathered the storm and kayoed Evans with a right to the jaw.
1943-06-14
176Buddy Knox20599 22 6
Municipal Auditorium, Tampa, Florida, USA
W KO5/10
 W  
KO
5/10
  
referee: Tony Cancela
Reportedly Gomez's 39th KO in 51 starts.
1943-04-02
185Tony Musto19733 20 3
Municipal Auditorium, Tampa, Florida, USA
W TKO1/10
 W  
TKO
1/10
  
time: 0:49   referee: Tony Cancela
1943-02-05
182Claudio Villar20325 18 3
Municipal Auditorium, Tampa, Florida, USA
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
1942-09-21
180Tommy Tucker17957 6 3
Jacksonville, Florida, USA
LKO2/10
 L 
KO
2/10
  
1942-06-12
180Tommy Tucker18057 5 3
Jacksonville, Florida, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
referee: Nat Fleischer 6-4
Fleischer was also the sole judge. TR0842.50
1942-04-28
Joe O'Gatty7 25 3
Hartford, Connecticut, USA
W KO5/10
 W  
KO
5/10
  
1942-03-26
Billy Hood31 42 9
Orlando, Florida, USA
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
1942-03-06
184Buddy Scott18052 11 3
Phillips Field, Tampa, Florida, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1942-01-26
183Jim Robinson21231 14 1
Davis Islands Coliseum, Tampa, Florida, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
1941-12-19
180Leo Center17111 0 0
Jacksonville, Florida, USA
W KO6/10
 W  
KO
6/10
  
1941-12-08
185Bob Sikes19532 6 0
Davis Islands Coliseum, Tampa, Florida, USA
W TKO7/10
 W  
TKO
7/10
  
1941-12-01
180Freddie Griggs2000 3 0
Jacksonville, Florida, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
1941-11-24
Bill Rhinehart1 4 0
Chester, South Carolina, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
1941-10-27
185Neville Beech19016 7 3
Davis Islands Coliseum, Tampa, Florida, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
Gomez was behind going into the last two rounds but scored a knockdown in the ninth and two more in the tenth to win the decision. It was a great fight.
1941-10-20
185Jimmy DeSola2101 15 0
Davis Islands Coliseum, Tampa, Florida, USA
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
1941-07-14
185Buddy Scott18448 9 2
Benjamin Field Arena, Tampa, Florida, USA
LKO7/10
 L 
KO
7/10
  
1941-07-02
182½Mickey Dugan196½22 18 3
Biscayne Fronton, Miami, Florida, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
time: 2:56
1941-06-16
180Teddy Yarosz170105 15 3
Benjamin Field Arena, Tampa, Florida, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
"Teddy Yarosz..dished out a fancy fistic trimming to..Tommy Gomez." By some accounts Yarosz won every round, only to be the victim of a hometown decision of the worst sort. The audience protested the decision long after it was announced. (see The Ring, September 1941, page 54)
1941-05-30
Jim Bowden4 9 2
Jacksonville, Florida, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
1941-05-23
Lou Thomas24 20 4
Benjamin Field Arena, Tampa, Florida, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
1941-04-18
184Art Sykes19814 22 1
Benjamin Field Arena, Tampa, Florida, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
1941-03-25
182Ernie Petretti1850 11 1
Benjamin Field Arena, Tampa, Florida, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
1941-01-22
180Marty Clark15 2 1
Benjamin Field Arena, Tampa, Florida, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
time: 2:37
1941-01-06
178Pietro Georgi17657 44 9
Legion Coliseum, Sarasota, Florida, USA
W KO4/10
 W  
KO
4/10
  
referee: Cliff Greenwood
Georgi was knocked down five times.
1940-12-13
174Lee Silvers1761 1 0
Benjamin Field Arena, Tampa, Florida, USA
W KO1/10
 W  
KO
1/10
  
time: 2:28
1940-11-29
173Young Allen1807 10 2
Benjamin Field Arena, Tampa, Florida, USA
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
1940-11-14
177Hardrock Harden18859 18 7
Benjamin Field Arena, Tampa, Florida, USA
W KO7/10
 W  
KO
7/10
  
1940-11-07
177Young Allen1797 9 2
Benjamin Field Arena, Tampa, Florida, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1940-10-24
175Maynard Daniels18519 4 3
Benjamin Field Arena, Tampa, Florida, USA
W UD10/10
 W  
UD
10/10
  
"Gomez handed Daniels, a good fighter, a most unmerciful lacing. Daniels fought back inch for inch and it was about the best scrap seen here in many months." (The Ring, January 1941, page 56.)
1940-10-11
Texas Joe Dundee47 34 13
Fort Myers, Florida, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
1940-10-03
174Buddy Rose16020 13 1
Benjamin Field Arena, Tampa, Florida, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
1940-09-20
170Billy Colbert16413 1 2
Benjamin Field Arena, Tampa, Florida, USA
W TKO3/10
 W  
TKO
3/10
  
1940-09-13
Leon Foucart5 6 2
Benjamin Field Arena, Tampa, Florida, USA
W TKO2/10
 W  
TKO
2/10
  
1940-07-26
Woody Jones11 3 5
Benjamin Field Arena, Tampa, Florida, USA
W KO9/10
 W  
KO
9/10
  
1940-07-19
166Woody Jones16511 3 4
Benjamin Field Arena, Tampa, Florida, USA
DPTS10/10
 D 
PTS
10/10
  
1940-07-12
165Texas Joe Dundee16647 33 13
Benjamin Field Arena, Tampa, Florida, USA
W KO3/10
 W  
KO
3/10
  
1940-06-14
168Jimmy DeWitt1602 4 1
Benjamin Field Arena, Tampa, Florida, USA
W KO2/10
 W  
KO
2/10
  
1940-06-07
165Buddy Rose15 13 1
Benjamin Field Arena, Tampa, Florida, USA
LPTS10/10
 L 
PTS
10/10
  
1940-04-26
168Leon Foucart1645 4 1
Benjamin Field Arena, Tampa, Florida, USA
W SD10/10
 W  
SD
10/10
  
1940-04-14
Delmos Long6 7 1
Tampa, Florida, USA
W PTS10/10
 W  
PTS
10/10
  
1940-04-08
168Bill Parrimore164debut
Legion Coliseum, Sarasota, Florida, USA
W KO1/6
 W  
KO
1/6
  
1940-04-05
Leo Bailey4 13 1
Benjamin Field Arena, Tampa, Florida, USA
W KO3/8
 W  
KO
3/8
  
1940-03-22
Bob Monin2 10 1
Benjamin Field Arena, Tampa, Florida, USA
W KO5/8
 W  
KO
5/8
  
1940-03-11
Jackie Raleighdebut
Auditorium, Clearwater, Florida, USA
W KO2/8
 W  
KO
2/8
  
1940-03-05
Bob Monin2 9 1
Tampa, Florida, USA
W KO6/0
 W  
KO
6/0
  
1940-01-15
165Bill Lewis162debut
Legion Coliseum, Sarasota, Florida, USA
W KO3/6
 W  
KO
3/6
  
1940-01-12
Sammy Freeto0 1 0
Benjamin Field Arena, Tampa, Florida, USA
W KO3/0
 W  
KO
3/0
  
1939-11-24
Young Powell1 1 0
Benjamin Field Arena, Tampa, Florida, USA
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
1939-11-03
Jack Wallacedebut
Tampa, Florida, USA
W KO2/0
 W  
KO
2/0
  
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Win
L
Loss
D
Draw
N
No Contest
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