A Fire Burns Within

A Fire Burns Within

The Miraculous Journey of Wilfredo 'Bazooka' Gomez
Christian Giudice
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The story of a boxing great who fought his way to stardom from the mean streets of the Puerto Rican capital. Wilfredo 'Bazooka' Gomez discovered his love of boxing learning to fight off bullies in the streets of San Juan and went on to be a three-time world champion. A Fire Burns Within delves into a life of highs and lows, in and out of the ring.


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About the author

Christian Giudice is a boxing writer whose previous works include Hands of Stone: The Life and Legend of Roberto Duran and Beloved Warrior: The Rise and Fall of Alexis Arguello. His passion for boxing stems from watching fights in Atlantic City in the 1980s with his father, and he now writes for boxing.com and his own website christiangiudice.com. In addition to his work covering boxing in Latin America, Giudice also teaches English at Parkwood High School in Monroe.

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