Pete Podgorski

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[[File:Referee Midwest USA.jpg|thumb|right|Referee, Pete Podgorski]]
 
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*'''[[:Category:Pete Podgorski Gallery|Pete Podgorski Photo Gallery]]'''
 
*'''[[:Category:Pete Podgorski Gallery|Pete Podgorski Photo Gallery]]'''
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==Amateur Career Record==
 
==Amateur Career Record==
  
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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]].
  
==Professional - Regional and Minor Titles==
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== Professional Titles ==
'''United States Mid-West Regional Light Middleweight Title'''
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*United States Mid-West Regional Light Middleweight Title [http://boxrec.com/title_search.php?title=USAMIDW&division=Light+Middleweight&SUBMIT=Go Title history]
  
'''[http://www.boxrec.com/media/index.php/American_Mid-West_Boxing_Champions Midwest Tilte history]'''<br>
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== Officiating Record ==
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As of  June 2013, Podgorski has officiated 100+ total title bouts and eliminators.
  
==Officiating Record==
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World Title bouts, (60) 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.
As of  November 2011, Podgorski has officiated 100+ total title bouts and eliminators.<br>
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World Title bouts, (55) as a professional boxing official traveling to Amsterdam, Australia, Denmark, Canada, Columbia, 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  [[Officiating_History_-_Title_Bouts:_Pete_Podgorski_Referee-Judge|history]]
  
==Notable Fights Refereed==
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== Notable Fights Refereed ==
 
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* [[Lucian Bute vs. Brian Magee]] (2011-03-19) [[IBF]]
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*[[Jesus Soto Karass]] vs. [[Gabriel Martinez]] (2010-05-29)
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* [[Carl Froch vs. Mikkel Kessler  (2nd meeting)]] (2013-5-25) [[IBF]] & [[WBA]]  * [[HBO]]
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* [[Adrian Granados vs. Kermit Cintron]]  ( 2013-3-22) * [[ESPN]]
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* [[Jose Luis Castillo vs. Ivan Popoca]] (2012-07-13) * [[ESPN]]
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* [[Thomas Oosthuizen vs William Gare]] (2011 06 04) [[IBO]]
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* [[Lucian Bute vs. Brian Magee]] (2011-03-19) [[IBF]] * [[Showtime]]
 
*[[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]]
 
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* [[Mariusz Wach]]    vs.    [[Eric Boose]] ( 2008-07-11 ) Heavyweights * [[ESPN]]
*[[Ismayl Sillakh]]  vs.  [[Dewayne Warren]]  (2008-11-07)
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*[[Francisco Palacios]] vs. [[Luis Andres Pineda]] (2008-09-18) [[WBA]] Fedlatin
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* [[Mariusz Wach]]    vs.    [[Eric Boose]]           ( 2008-07-11 )
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*[[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 * [[Solo Boxeo]]
*[[Orlando Salido vs. Hector Julio Avila]] (2007-12-14) [[IBF]] Eliminator
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*[[John Ruiz]]  vs.  [[Otis Tisdale]]    (2007-10-13)  Heavyweights   
 
*[[John Ruiz]]  vs.  [[Otis Tisdale]]    (2007-10-13)  Heavyweights   
 
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*[[Arthur Abraham  vs. Khoren Gevor]]    (2007-08-18)  [[IBF]]  
*[[Arthur Abraham  vs. Khoren Gevor]]    (2007-08-18)  [[IBF]]
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* [[Tomasz Bonin vs. Fernely Feliz]]   (2005-11-26) [[IBC]] Heavyweight Title
*[[Nate Campbell]] vs. [[Matt Zegan]] (2006 10-07) Elim. [[IBF]]
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*[[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]]
 
* [[David Diaz]]  vs.  [[Emanuel Augustus]]  (2004-01-30)
 
* [[David Diaz]]  vs.  [[Emanuel Augustus]]  (2004-01-30)
 
 
*[[Sven Ottke  vs.  Mads Larsen]]  (2003-09-06)  [[IBF]] & [[WBA]]  
 
*[[Sven Ottke  vs.  Mads Larsen]]  (2003-09-06)  [[IBF]] & [[WBA]]  
 
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*[[Ben Tackie  vs.  Teddy Reid]]  (2002-01-25) [[NABF]] & [[IBF]] Eliminator * [[ESPN]]
*[[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
*[[Tue Bjorn Thomsen]] vs. [[Rob Calloway]] (2001-09-21) [[International Boxing Council|IBC]]
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*[[Greg Page]] vs.  [[Terrence Lewis]] (2000-02-09) Heavyweights
*[[Brian Nielsen  vs.  Jeremy Williams]]  (2000-04-28)  [[International Boxing Council|IBC]]
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*[[Paul Spadafora]]   vs.   [[Rocky Martinez]] (1999-01-22) * [[ESPN]]
*[[Greg Page]] vs.  [[Terrence Lewis]] (2000-02-09)
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*[[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]]
 
 
*[[Iran Barkley]]  vs.  [[Tony LaRosa]]  (1998-08-22) Heavyweights  
 
*[[Iran Barkley]]  vs.  [[Tony LaRosa]]  (1998-08-22) Heavyweights  
 
* [[Meldrick Taylor]] vs.  [[Rafael Salas]] (1998-08-06)
 
 
 
*[[Glen Johnson]]  vs.  [[Merqui Sosa]]  (1997-12-13)
 
*[[Glen Johnson]]  vs.  [[Merqui Sosa]]  (1997-12-13)
 
*[[Boris Powell  vs.  Richard Mason]]  (1997-09-12) [[NABO]]
 
 
 
*[[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]] * [[RTL]]
*[[Henry Maske    vs.  Duran Williams]]  (1996-02-17)  [[IBF]]
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*[[James Toney]]  vs.  [[Vinson Durham]]    (1994-05-18) non-title bout for [[IBF]] Champion
 
*[[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
 
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*[[Tom Johnson vs. Stephane Haccoun]]  (1993-11-30)  [[IBF]]
*[[Montell Griffin]]  vs. [[Terrence Wright]] (1993-12-06)
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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]]
 
 
*[[Michael Carbajal vs. Jose Manuel Diaz]]  (1992-10-14)  non-title bout for [[IBF]] Champion
 
*[[Michael Carbajal vs. Jose Manuel Diaz]]  (1992-10-14)  non-title bout for [[IBF]] Champion
 
 
*[[James (Bonecrusher) Smith]]  vs. [[Andre Crowder]] (1991-12-13)  Heavyweights
 
*[[James (Bonecrusher) Smith]]  vs. [[Andre Crowder]] (1991-12-13)  Heavyweights
 
 
*[[Quincy Taylor  vs.  Armando Rodriguez]]  (1990-12-13)  [[IBF]] Inter-continental
 
*[[Quincy Taylor  vs.  Armando Rodriguez]]  (1990-12-13)  [[IBF]] Inter-continental
 
*[[Paul Spadafora]]  vs.  [[Rocky Martinez]]  (1990-01-22)
 
 
 
*[[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
 
 
 
* [[Buster Drayton]]  vs.  [[Leroy Jones (Arizona)]]  (1987-12-05)
 
* [[Buster Drayton]]  vs.  [[Leroy Jones (Arizona)]]  (1987-12-05)
  
 
==Notable Fights Judged==
 
==Notable Fights Judged==
  
*[[Brian Magee]] vs.  [[Hacine Cherifi]]
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* [[Brian Magee vs. Hacine Cherifi]]   ( 11-22-2003 ) [[IBO]]
* [[Alonzo Ratliff vs. Lee Roy Murphy]]  ( 06- 26- 89 )
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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.
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==Title History==
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{{Succession box|
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before=Inaugural Champion|
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title=[[USA Mid West light middleweight title]]|
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after=[[Harold Brazier]]|
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years=1985 July 12 &ndash; 1986 July 11<br>'''Vacated'''|
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{{end box}}
  
== '''Interview  Q & A''' ==
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== External Links ==
[http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/qa-pete-podgorski-37024 . by Ray Wheatley]<BR>
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* [http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/qa-pete-podgorski-37024 Interview Q & A] by [[Ray Wheatley]]
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* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KtyAIfIQP5s Youtube clips of some amateur bouts]
'''Education'''<br>
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Schools -Sports<BR>
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Saint Hyacinth Catholic Grade School<BR>
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Carl Schurz High School -  Wrestling, Track & Baseball (1969 Illinois State High School Baseball Champions)<br>
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Wilbur Wright Junior College<BR>
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Chicago State University<BR>
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'''Family History''',<br>
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Grandparents, family names - Podgorski, La Montagne, Lynn, Legenza<br>
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'''Family History''' Grandparents, family names - Podgorski, La Montagne, Lynn, Legenza
  
 
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Revision as of 01:03, 11 June 2013

Referee, Pete Podgorski

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

Contents

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 Titles

  • United States Mid-West Regional Light Middleweight Title Title history

Officiating Record

As of June 2013, Podgorski has officiated 100+ total title bouts and eliminators.

World Title bouts, (60) 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

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.

Title History


Preceded by:
Inaugural Champion
USA Mid West light middleweight title
1985 July 12 – 1986 July 11
Vacated
Succeeded by:
Harold Brazier


External Links

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

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