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*[[Nonito Donaire  vs.  Raul Martinez]]  (2009-04-19)    [[IBF]] & [[IBO]]
 
*[[Francisco Palacios]] vs. [[Luis Andres Pineda]] (2008-09-18) [[WBA]] Fedlatin
 
  
 
* [[Mariusz Wach]]    vs.    [[Eric Boose]]  ( 2008-07-11 )  Heavyweights
 
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*[[Brian Nielsen  vs.  Jeremy Williams]]  (2000-04-28)  [[International Boxing Council|IBC]] Heavyweight title
 
*[[Brian Nielsen  vs.  Jeremy Williams]]  (2000-04-28)  [[International Boxing Council|IBC]] Heavyweight title
 
*[[Greg Page]] vs.  [[Terrence Lewis]] (2000-02-09) Heavyweights
 
*[[Greg Page]] vs.  [[Terrence Lewis]] (2000-02-09) Heavyweights
*[[Zolile Mbityi]]  vs.  [[Dimitar Alipiev]] (1999-10-22)  [[IBO]]
 
  
 
*[[Terry Ray    vs.  Samson Cohen]]  (1999-01-23)  [[World Boxing Federation|WBF]]
 
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*[[Dwight Davison]]  vs.  [[Eddie White]]  (1996-11-27)    [[IBO]]
 
*[[Dwight Davison]]  vs.  [[Eddie White]]  (1996-11-27)    [[IBO]]

Revision as of 06:41, 25 October 2012

Referee, Pete Podgorski

Name: Pete Podgorski
Birth Name: Peter Podgorski
Born: 1953-12-31
Hometown: Illinois, USA
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 5′ 8″   /   173cm
Boxing Record: click
Judging Record: click
Refereeing Record: click



Amateur Career Record

  • Amateur record: 45-12, 20 Knockouts (RSC)
  • 1972, Chicago, C.Y.O. 147 lb. Champion
  • 1973, Wisconsin, Fox Valley - Golden Gloves 147 lb. Champion
  • 1973, April, September, Fought as a member of U.S.A. Boxing Teams at Welterweight and Jr. Middleweight.
  • 1977, March - Chicago Park District, 156 lb. Open Division Champion

Podgorski's amateur record includes wins over several tournament champions, many of whom turned professional: Allen Muleman Alexander, Robert Hughes, Harold Scully Jr., Johnny Lira, Willie LaBoy, Warren Thunder, Lewis Velez, Frank Mc Govern, Stan Cooper, Enrique Maldonado, Rick Wilson, Jose Mendoza, and Billy 'Shane' Page.

Professional - Regional and Minor Titles

United States Mid-West Regional Light Middleweight Title

Midwest Tilte history

Officiating Record

As of September 2012, Podgorski has officiated 100+ total title bouts and eliminators.

World Title bouts, (57) as a professional boxing official traveling to Amsterdam, Australia, Canada, Columbia, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Panama, Philippines, Poland, South Africa and several States in the U.S.A.

Notable Fights Refereed

Notable Fights Judged

Family Boxing History

Pete is the son of Ray Podgorski a retired electrician (local 134) who had one amateur contest. Working the corner for Ray in his bout was NFL Pro football legend Red Grange. Podgorski's opponent received his instructions from NBA star George Mikan.

Brother of professionals, Stan and Leo Podgorski. Pete is the father of former amateur boxers, Mike Podgorski (11-0) and Matthew Podgorski, a professional Judge and Referee, who as an amateur compiled a record of 27-6 winning the Chicago Golden Gloves and Park District Tournaments in 1997.

Interview Q & A

. by Ray Wheatley

Education
Schools -Sports
Saint Hyacinth Catholic Grade School
Carl Schurz High School - Wrestling, Track & Baseball (1969 Illinois State High School Baseball Champions)
Wilbur Wright Junior College
Chicago State University

Family History,
Grandparents, family names - Podgorski, La Montagne, Lynn, Legenza