Name: Art Binkowski
Alias: The Polish Warrior
Birth Name: Artur Binkowski
Born: 1975-02-19 (Age:38)
Birthplace: Bielawa, Poland
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Height: 6′ 2″ / 188cm
Reach: 76″ / 193cm
Boxing Record: click
Art was the Ontario amateur heavyweight champion for 6 years. He came to Canada from Poland at the age of 13. He started boxing at age 15. He initially enrolled in martial arts as a teenager to deal with problems with other students in school. He started boxing after he and a friend bought some gloves at Canadian Tire and sparred for fun in Binkowski's basement. Binkowski's father was able to enroll his son in a boxing club soon afterwards. He made studies in psychology at the University of Waterloo.
Art represented Canada in the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, Australia.
August 11th, 1992 - Ontario Champion over Joel Gagne held in London, Ontario.
April 29th, 1994 - Defeats K.C Maloney in Spennymoor, England.
October 18th, 1995 - Defeats D. Wilson of Great Britain in Kitchener, Ontario.
November 11th, 1995 - Ontario Champion over Chris Kentebe in Sarnia Ontario.
December 1st, 1996 - Ontario Champion over R. Olubowale in London Ontario.
August 7th, 1997 - Made it to semi-finals by defeating Andre Townsand, Ohio State Fair.
November 20th, 1997 - Defeats F. McLaurin of the United States in Waterloo, Ontario.
November 23rd, 1997 - Ontario Champion over Terry Dummitt in Windsor Ontario.
February 5th, 1999 - Defeats Terry Dummitt in the Finals of the Brampton Cup.
April 15th, 1999 - Defeats M. Angiolella of Italy in Toronto, Ontario.
May 30th, 1999 - Ontario Champion Finals over Steve Gallanger held in Windsor Ontario.
July 2nd, 1999 - Defeats C.Fox, United States at the Freedom Festival, Windsor, Ontario.
October 29th, 1999 - Defeats David Cadieux in Montreal, Quebec.
December 4th, 1999 - Defeats Sheldon Hinton at the Nationals held in British Columbia.
February, 2000 - Defeats Sheldon Hinton at the Olympic Trials in Halifax.
March, 2000 -Quarter Finals over E. Azar of ARG,First Olympic Qualifier, Tampa Florida.
March, 2000 - Semi-final over H. Gonzalez of CRC,First Olympic Qualifier,Tampa Florida
March, 2000 -Lost to Calvin Brock,United States Finals,First Olympic Qualifier,Tampa Florida .
April, 2000 -Semi-final victory over Claudio Silva,Brazil,Second Olympic Qualifier, Mexico.
April, 2000 - Defeats Rubin Riviera of PUR, Second Olympic Qualifier held in Mexico.
September 23rd, 2000 - Defeats Michal Macaque of Mauritius 21-14 at the Sydney Olympics.
September 27th, 2000 - Stopped in the 2nd round by Rustam Saidov of Uzbekistan, Quarter-finals, Sydney Olympics.