Name: Bert Colima
Alias: Whittier Bearcat
Birth Name: Ephram Romero
Birthplace: Whittier, California, USA
Died: 1979-10-24 (Age:77)
Hometown: Whittier, California, USA
Height: 5′ 8″ / 173cm
Reach: 71″ / 180cm
Boxing Record: click
Managers: Dutch Meyers, Earl Mohan, Joe Woodman, George Lawrence
Bert Colima Photo Gallery
Ephram Romero took the name Bert Colima as a tribute to his mother, who was born in Colima, Mexico.
Per the August 3, 1920 Los Angeles Times, Colima enjoyed visiting the zoo as a child. And, per the July 26, 1921 edition, he was known as the "Whittier Bearcat."
- 'Hacienda Heights man pens biography on famous boxer Bert "The Whittier Flash" Colima': 
Most of Colima's Fight Record is courtesy of Chuck Johnston, IBRO, with credit to Bob Soderman. It is considered complete, although additional bouts continue to surface.