Name: Paul Hartnek
Alias: Pulverizing Paul
Birth Name: Paul R. Hartnek
Birthplace: Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA
Died: 1971-03-14 (Age:55)
Hometown: Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Height: 6′ 1″ / 185cm
Boxing Record: click
Manager: Harry Fine
After he hung up his gloves he continued in the sport as a referee
Hartnek's parents immigrated from Czechloslovakia to Wisconsin, where Hartnek starred on his high school football team. He then went to college at Creighton in Nebraska. He was still in school when he turned professional.
Lived in Casper, Wyoming from 1946 to the end of his life.
Posthumously elected to Midwest Boxing Hall of Fame in Feb. 1976
Partial Amateur Record compiled by Mike@cyberboxingzone.com 1934 Apr 2 Al Sadowski Milwaukee, WI L 3 1935 Jan 28 Clark Kindler Lincoln, NE KO 1 Feb Opponent Omaha, NE Win Final (Midwest Golden Gloves AAU) Chicago Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions Feb 27 Tom Kennealy Chicago, IL W 3 Mar Lorenzo Pack Chicago, IL LK 1936 Chicago Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions Feb 26 Harold Ulmer Chicago, IL W 3 Mar Bruno Dooley Chicago, IL W 3 Mar 6 Tyrus Smith Chicago, IL W 3 Semi Mar 6 John Washington Chicago, IL W 3 Final Intercity Golden Gloves Tournament Mar 23 Jim Howell New York, NY L 3 1937 Jan 11 Larry Pfieffer Lincoln, NE KO 1 Final (CYO Midwest Championships) Midwest Golden Gloves AAU Feb 8 L.M. Proski Omaha, NE KO 1 Feb 16 Carl Vinciquerra Omaha, NE L 3 Final Chicago Golden Gloves Tournament of Champions Feb 23 James Clanton Chicago, IL W 3 Feb 23 Herman Smith Chicago, IL W 3 Feb 24 John Washington Chicago, IL W 3 Feb 24 Don Van Chicago, IL W 3 Mar 5 Lem Franklin Chicago, IL W 3 Final Intercity Golden Gloves Tournament Mar 24 Joe Matisi Chicago, IL L 3 Other bouts Apr 22 Charley Narvis Hastings, NE W 3 Aug 24 George "Schnozzle" Jensen Kenosha, WI Sch 3
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