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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 [[William Page|Billy 'Shane' Page]].
 
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 [[William Page|Billy 'Shane' Page]].
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'''Link to Youtube Video clips of some amateur bouts'''  <BR>
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[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KtyAIfIQP5s]
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==Professional - Regional and Minor Titles==
 
==Professional - Regional and Minor Titles==
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==Officiating Record==
 
==Officiating Record==
As of  July 2010 Podgorski has officiated 100+ total title bouts and eliminators.<br>
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As of  December 2012, Podgorski has officiated 100+ total title bouts and eliminators.<br>
  
World Title bouts, (52) as a professional boxing official traveling to Amsterdam, Australia, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Panama, Philippines, Poland, South Africa and several States in the U.S.A.
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World Title bouts, (58) 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.
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'''Title bout officiating history''': [http://boxrec.com/media/index.php/Officiating_History_-_Title_Bouts:_Pete_Podgorski_Referee-Judge]
  
 
==Notable Fights Refereed==
 
==Notable Fights Refereed==
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* [[Lucian Bute vs. Brian Magee]] (2011-03-19) [[IBF]]
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*[[Fres Oquendo  vs.  Bruce Seldon]]  (2009-7-24)    [[NABA]]
 
*[[Fres Oquendo  vs.  Bruce Seldon]]  (2009-7-24)    [[NABA]]
  
 
*[[Nonito Donaire  vs.  Raul Martinez]]  (2009-04-19)    [[IBF]] & [[IBO]]
 
*[[Nonito Donaire  vs.  Raul Martinez]]  (2009-04-19)    [[IBF]] & [[IBO]]
  
*[[Francisco Palacios]] vs. [[Luis Andres Pineda]] (2008-09-18) [[WBA]] Fedlatin
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* [[Mariusz Wach]]     vs.     [[Eric Boose]] ( 2008-07-11 ) Heavyweights
  
 
*[[Tavoris Cloud  vs.  Mike Wood]]    (2008-03-28) [[USBA]], [[NABA]] &  [[NABO]]
 
*[[Tavoris Cloud  vs.  Mike Wood]]    (2008-03-28) [[USBA]], [[NABA]] &  [[NABO]]
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*[[Orlando Salido vs. Hector Julio Avila]] (2007-12-14) [[IBF]] Eliminator
  
 
*[[John Ruiz]]  vs.  [[Otis Tisdale]]    (2007-10-13)  Heavyweights   
 
*[[John Ruiz]]  vs.  [[Otis Tisdale]]    (2007-10-13)  Heavyweights   
  
*[[Arthur Abraham  vs. Khoren Gevor]]    (2007-08-18)  [[IBF]]
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*[[Arthur Abraham  vs. Khoren Gevor]]    (2007-08-18)  [[IBF]]  
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* [[Tomasz Bonin vs. Fernely Feliz]]  (2005-11-26) [[IBC]] Heavyweight Title
  
 
*[[Alejandro Garcia]]  vs.  [[Luca Messi]]    (2005-08-13)  [[WBA]]
 
*[[Alejandro Garcia]]  vs.  [[Luca Messi]]    (2005-08-13)  [[WBA]]
  
 
*[[Vic Darchinyan  vs.  Mzukisi Sikali]]  (2005-03-27)  [[IBF]], [[IBO]]
 
*[[Vic Darchinyan  vs.  Mzukisi Sikali]]  (2005-03-27)  [[IBF]], [[IBO]]
   
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* [[David Diaz]]  vs. [[Emanuel Augustus]]  (2004-01-30)
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*[[Sven Ottke  vs.  Mads Larsen]]  (2003-09-06)  [[IBF]] & [[WBA]]  
 
*[[Sven Ottke  vs.  Mads Larsen]]  (2003-09-06)  [[IBF]] & [[WBA]]  
  
 
*[[Ben Tackie  vs.  Teddy Reid]]  (2002-01-25) [[NABF]] & [[IBF]] Eliminator  
 
*[[Ben Tackie  vs.  Teddy Reid]]  (2002-01-25) [[NABF]] & [[IBF]] Eliminator  
 
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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]]
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*[[Greg Page]] vs.  [[Terrence Lewis]] (2000-02-09) Heavyweights
 
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*[[Paul Spadafora]]   vs.  [[Rocky Martinez]] (1999-01-22)
*[[Zolile Mbityi]] vs.  [[Dimitar Alipiev]] (1999-10-22) [[IBO]]
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*[[Terry Ray    vs.  Samson Cohen]]   (1999-01-23) [[World Boxing Federation|WBF]]
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*[[Thulani Malinga]]  vs.  [[Peter H Madsen]]  (1998-11-27)  [[World Boxing Federation|WBF]]
 
*[[Thulani Malinga]]  vs.  [[Peter H Madsen]]  (1998-11-27)  [[World Boxing Federation|WBF]]
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*[[Iran Barkley]]  vs.  [[Tony LaRosa]]  (1998-08-22) Heavyweights  
 
*[[Iran Barkley]]  vs.  [[Tony LaRosa]]  (1998-08-22) Heavyweights  
  
*[[Merqui Sosa]] vs. [[Glen Johnson]]   (1997-12-13)
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*[[Glen Johnson]]  vs.  [[Merqui Sosa]]  (1997-12-13)
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*[[Boris Powell   vs.  Richard Mason]]  (1997-09-12) [[NABO]]
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*[[Dwight Davison]]  vs.  [[Eddie White]]  (1996-11-27)    [[IBO]]
 
*[[Dwight Davison]]  vs.  [[Eddie White]]  (1996-11-27)    [[IBO]]
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*[[Henry Maske    vs.  Duran Williams]]  (1996-02-17)  [[IBF]]
 
*[[Henry Maske    vs.  Duran Williams]]  (1996-02-17)  [[IBF]]
  
*[[James Toney]]  vs.  [[Vinson Durham]]    (1994-05-18) non-title bout or [[IBF]] Champion
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*[[James Toney]]  vs.  [[Vinson Durham]]    (1994-05-18) non-title bout for [[IBF]] Champion
  
 
*[[Andrew Golota]]  vs.  [[Donnell Wingfield]]    (1994-01-14) Heavyweights
 
*[[Andrew Golota]]  vs.  [[Donnell Wingfield]]    (1994-01-14) Heavyweights
  
*[[Montell Griffin]]  vs. [[Terrence Wright]] (1993-12-06)
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*[[Tom Johnson vs. Stephane Haccoun]]  (1993-11-30)  [[IBF]]
 
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*[[Tom (Boom Boom) Johnson|Tom Johnson]]  vs.   [[Stephane Haccoun]]  (1993-11-30)  [[IBF]]
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*[[Danell Nicholson]]  vs.  [[Michael Greer]]  (1993-08-27)  Heavyweights
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*[[Lenny LaPaglia    vs.  Darryl Fromm]]  (1993-08-20)  [[IBO]]
 
*[[Lenny LaPaglia    vs.  Darryl Fromm]]  (1993-08-20)  [[IBO]]
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*[[Oliver McCall]]  vs.  [[Bruce Johnson]]  (1988-10-01) Heavyweights
 
*[[Oliver McCall]]  vs.  [[Bruce Johnson]]  (1988-10-01) Heavyweights
  
*[[David Jaco vs.  Mike Evans]]  (1988-05-21) Midwest Heavyweight
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* [[Buster Drayton]] vs.  [[Leroy Jones (Arizona)]]  (1987-12-05)
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==Notable Fights Judged==
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* [[Brian Magee  vs. Hacine Cherifi]]  ( 11-22-2003 ) [[IBO]]
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* [[Cory Spinks vs. Larry Marks]]  ( 08-17-2001 )  [[USBA]]
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* [[Johnny Bredahl vs. Alexandre Da Silva]]  ( 12-01-2000 ) [[IBC]] & WBA Int'Cont.
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* [[Shane Mosley vs. Golden Johnson]]    ( 01-09-1999 )  [[IBF]]
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*  [[Jesper Jensen vs. Vuyani Nene]]  ( 06-05-1998 ) [[IBC]]
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* [[Brian Nielsen vs. Larry Holmes]]  ( 01-24-1997 )  [[IBO]] Heavyweight title
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* [[Kostya Tszyu vs. Jan Piet Bergman]]  ( 09-14-1996 )  [[IBF]]
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* [[Harold Mestre vs. Mbulelo Botile]]  ( 04-29-1995 )  [[IBF]]
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* [[Kennedy McKinney vs. Rudy Zavala]]  (07-17-1993 )  [[IBF]]
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==Family Boxing History==
 
==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.
 
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.<br>
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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.<br>
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== '''Interview  Q & A''' ==
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[http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/qa-pete-podgorski-37024 .  by Ray Wheatley]<BR>
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'''Family History''',<br>
 
'''Family History''',<br>
 
Grandparents, family names - Podgorski, La Montagne, Lynn, Legenza<br>
 
Grandparents, family names - Podgorski, La Montagne, Lynn, Legenza<br>
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Revision as of 20:03, 27 February 2013

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.

Link to Youtube Video clips of some amateur bouts

[1]


Professional - Regional and Minor Titles

United States Mid-West Regional Light Middleweight Title

Midwest Tilte history

Officiating Record

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

World Title bouts, (58) 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.

Title bout officiating history: [2]

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


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