Willman Rodriguez Gomez
Name: Willman Rodriguez Gomez
Birth Name: Willman, Felix, Rodriguez Gomez
Died: 2012-05-04 (Age:29)
Nationality: New Zealander
Hometown: Auckland, New Zealand
Boxing Record: click
Report - Otago Daily Times (May 7, 2012)
Kiwi boxer dies in Tahiti
A New Zealander has died in a Tahiti hospital a short time after being knocked out in his first professional boxing fight.
Peruvian-born Willman Rodriguez Gomez, an experienced kickboxer, was knocked out in the early stages of the bout at a boxing event Saturday night. (Friday - Tahiti time)
The 29-year-old went to Papeete hospital a short time afterwards, and died about an hour after being admitted.
A spokeswoman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade said it was aware of the death of a New Zealand citizen in Tahiti.
The New Zealand Consulate-General in New Caledonia is liaising with the honorary consul in Tahiti to help the family get information on repatriation arrangements.