Frankie Gomez Biography
Quick Facts Frankie Gomez
- NameFrankie Gomez
- Birth NameJesus Francisco Gomez
- Birth PlaceEast Los Angeles, California
- Profession Mexican-American professional boxer
- Nick Name PITBULL
Frankie Gomez is an undefeated Mexican-American professional boxer. He is an aggressive and exciting battle in the ring. He is currently signed with the company Golden Boy Promotions. The company is of Oscar De La Hoya. He has trained Freddie Roach and became the five-time trainer of the year.
Frankie was born on February 4, 1992, in East Los Angeles, California. His birth name is Jesus Francisco Gomez. His nickname is PITBULL. When he was only 8 years old, he started boxing. He had an outstanding Amateur Record of 120-8. He won his first titles in 2001 and has never looked back.
He took part and won the Junior Olympic National Championship in 2007. In the same year, he won gold at the Cadet World Championship which was held in Baku, Azerbaijan. He won the U-17 2008 Cadet World Championship in the Light Welterweight division.
When he was only 17 years old, he became the 2009 U.S.A. Amateur National Champion. He won the title by defeating the National Golden Gloves winner Jose Benavidez of Phoenix. He continued to impress as he won a silver medal at the 2009 World Amateur Boxing Championships. He was defeated by Olympic bronze medalist Roniel Iglesias.
When he turned Pro, he was considered as America’s premier amateur boxer. He signed a professional deal with Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions. He became one of two US boxers who ranked in the top 15 in the AIBA World Rankings. He defeated veteran Clayvonne Howard in his Pro Debut. He won by 3rd round TKO. It was televised on the Bernard Hopkins vs Roy Jones Jr. Pay-Per-View event. He impressed everyone in his second bout with Ricardo Malfavon. The bout took place in Las Vegas on April 30. His third TKO victim became the Nigerian Akeem Akinbode. They fought on FSN’s Fight Night Club at Club Nokia. He took him in just 46 seconds. He gave the same result in a battle against Jaime Orrantia on June 24.
On July 31 he battled against Ronnie Peterson in Las Vegas. He then battled against Ricardo Calzada on September 18. He knocked him out at 1:06 of the third round. On October 15 he battled against Ramon Montano at the Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio, California. They battled through six rounds. On January 14 he began his second year as a pro battling with Jose Alfredo Lugo. He beat the veteran Jason Davis in just 25 seconds in his fight with trainer Abel Sanchez. He won by first-round K.O. he then beat Khadaphi Proctor in July 2011. The fight was televised on TeleFutura. On May 9 he fought against Humberto Soto in Minute Maid Park.
Talking about his personal life, he has not provided any information about it to the public. He has no girlfriends, affairs, relationships, etc. However, there are many rumors about him of his relationship. He is the type of person who likes to focus on his career than involving in a relationship.