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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]].
  
'''Link to Youtube Video clips of some amateur bouts'''  <BR>
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== Professional Titles ==
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*United States Mid-West Regional Light Middleweight Title
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* [http://boxrec.com/title_search.php?title=USAMIDA&division=Light+Middleweight&SUBMIT=Go Mid American Title history]
  
[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KtyAIfIQP5s]
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* [http://boxrec.com/title_search.php?title=USAMIDW&division=Light+Middleweight&SUBMIT=Go Midwest Title history]
  
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== Officiating Record ==
 
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As of  April 2015, Podgorski has officiated 100+ total title bouts and eliminators.
==Professional - Regional and Minor Titles==
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'''United States Mid-West Regional Light Middleweight Title'''
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'''[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  December 2012, Podgorski has officiated 100+ total title bouts and eliminators.<br>
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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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==Notable Fights Refereed==
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World Title bouts, (62) as a professional boxing official traveling to Amsterdam, Argentina, Australia, Canada, Columbia, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Panama, Philippines, Poland, South Africa and several States in the U.S.A.
  
* [[Lucian Bute vs. Brian Magee]] (2011-03-19) [[IBF]]
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Title bout officiating  [[Officiating_History_-_Title_Bouts:_Pete_Podgorski_Referee-Judge|history]]
  
*[[Jesus Soto Karass]] vs. [[Gabriel Martinez]] (2010-05-29)
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== Notable Fights Refereed ==
  
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* [[Victor Emilio vs Ola Afolabi]] (2015-04-10)  [[IBF]]  ''TyC Sports Argentina TV''
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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]]
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* [[Sergey Kovalev vs Dallas Vargas]]  (2010-11-19)
 
*[[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]]
* [[Mariusz Wach]]    vs.    [[Eric Boose]]  ( 2008-07-11 )  Heavyweights
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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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* [[Takalani Ndlovu vs. Ricardo Castillo]] (2006-12-01) [[IBO]]
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*[[Nate Campbell]] vs. [[Matt Zegan]]  (2006 10-07) Elim. [[IBF]]
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* [[Tomasz Bonin vs. Fernely Feliz]]  (2005-11-26) [[IBC]] Heavyweight Title
 
* [[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]]
 
* [[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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*[[Tue Bjorn Thomsen]] vs. [[Rob Calloway]] (2001-09-21) [[International Boxing Council|IBC]]
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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
 
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*[[Paul Spadafora]]  vs.  [[Rocky Martinez]]  (1999-01-22) * [[ESPN]]
*[[Terry Ray    vs.  Samson Cohen]]  (1999-01-23)  [[World Boxing Federation|WBF]]
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*[[Paul Spadafora]]  vs.  [[Rocky Martinez]]  (1999-01-22)
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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  
 
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*[[Glen Johnson]]  vs.  [[Merqui Sosa]]   (1997-12-13)
* [[Meldrick Taylor]] vs.  [[Rafael Salas]] (1998-08-06)
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*[[Dwight Davison]]  vs.  [[Eddie White]]   (1996-11-27)    [[IBO]]
 
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*[[Henry Maske    vs.  Duran Williams]]  (1996-02-17)  [[IBF]] * [[RTL]]
*[[Glen Johnson]]  vs.  [[Merqui Sosa]]   (1997-12-13)
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*[[Dwight Davison]]  vs.  [[Eddie White]]   (1996-11-27)    [[IBO]]
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*[[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
 
*[[Montell Griffin]]  vs. [[Terrence Wright]] (1993-12-06)
 
 
 
*[[Tom Johnson vs. Stephane Haccoun]]  (1993-11-30)  [[IBF]]
 
*[[Tom Johnson vs. Stephane Haccoun]]  (1993-11-30)  [[IBF]]
 
*[[Danell Nicholson]]  vs.  [[Michael Greer]]  (1993-08-27)  Heavyweights
 
 
 
*[[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
 
 
*[[Oliver McCall]]  vs.  [[Bruce Johnson]]  (1988-10-01) Heavyweights
 
*[[Oliver McCall]]  vs.  [[Bruce Johnson]]  (1988-10-01) Heavyweights
 
*[[Mike Evans  vs.  David Jaco]]  (1988-05-21) Midwest Heavyweight title
 
 
 
* [[Buster Drayton]]  vs.  [[Leroy Jones (Arizona)]]  (1987-12-05)
 
* [[Buster Drayton]]  vs.  [[Leroy Jones (Arizona)]]  (1987-12-05)
  
 
==Notable Fights Judged==
 
==Notable Fights Judged==
  
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* [[Chris van Heerden]] vs. [[Sebastian Andres Lujan]] (06-16-2012) [[IBO]]
 
* [[Brian Magee  vs. Hacine Cherifi]]  ( 11-22-2003 ) [[IBO]]
 
* [[Brian Magee  vs. Hacine Cherifi]]  ( 11-22-2003 ) [[IBO]]
 
* [[Cory Spinks vs. Larry Marks]]  ( 08-17-2001 )  [[USBA]]
 
* [[Cory Spinks vs. Larry Marks]]  ( 08-17-2001 )  [[USBA]]
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* [[Harold Mestre vs. Mbulelo Botile]]  ( 04-29-1995 )  [[IBF]]
 
* [[Harold Mestre vs. Mbulelo Botile]]  ( 04-29-1995 )  [[IBF]]
 
* [[Kennedy McKinney vs. Rudy Zavala]]  (07-17-1993 )  [[IBF]]
 
* [[Kennedy McKinney vs. Rudy Zavala]]  (07-17-1993 )  [[IBF]]
 
  
 
==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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{{start box}}
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{{Succession box|
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before=[[Wayne Powell]]|
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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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}}
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{{end box}}
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* Bout originally for:  '''USA Mid West Jr. Middleweight title'''<br>
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Weight class later redefined as Super Welterweight and now listed as
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* '''vacant USA Mid West super welterweight title'''
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== External Links ==
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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]
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'''Family History''' Grandparents, family names - Podgorski, La Montagne, Lynn, Legenza
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'''Listed in the publication'''
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[http://boxrec.com/media/index.php/File:Third_man_in_the_RING.jpg Third man in the Ring]
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[http://books.google.com/books?id=4Wu7jhLWM9wC&pg=PT91&lpg=PT91&dq=pete+podgorski&source=bl&ots=T0_Iou7CaO&sig=ENqNbaFP0nDldRLY4alxYdJb5yc&hl=en&sa=X&ei=fba3UvvcHsTr2QX3sIFY&ved=0CGsQ6AEwCDgK#v=onepage&q=pete%20podgorski&f=false| Third Man in the Ring: Pete Podgorski]
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'''CyberBoxingZone HOF article'''
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[http://www.cyberboxingzone.com/blog/?p=19970| CBZ]
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'''Boxing.com HOF article'''
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[http://www.boxing.com/illinois_mma_boxing_hof.html * Illinois MMA/Boxing HOF article]
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'''Link to IL MA/BOXING HOF Webpage'''
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[https://www.facebook.com/pages/Illinois-State-Martial-Arts-Boxing-Hall-of-Fame/1418582615103000 * Illinois Martial Arts/Boxing HOF Webpage]
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== '''Interview  Q & A''' ==
 
[http://www.fightnews.com/Boxing/qa-pete-podgorski-37024 .  by Ray Wheatley]<BR>
 
  
 
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'''Family History''',<br>
 
Grandparents, family names - Podgorski, La Montagne, Lynn, Legenza<br>
 
  
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[[Category:French American Boxers]]
 
[[Category:French American Boxers]]
 
[[Category:Polish American Boxers]]
 
[[Category:Polish American Boxers]]
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[[Category:Chicago Tribune Golden Gloves Sectional Champions]]
 
[[Category:Chicago Catholic Youth Organization Champions]]
 
[[Category:Chicago Catholic Youth Organization Champions]]
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[[Category:Chicago Park District Sectional Champions]]
 
[[Category:Chicago Park District Champions|Podgorski, Pete]]
 
[[Category:Chicago Park District Champions|Podgorski, Pete]]
 
[[Category:Wisconsin Golden Gloves Champions]]
 
[[Category:Wisconsin Golden Gloves Champions]]
 
[[Category:Podgorski Family]]
 
[[Category:Podgorski Family]]

Latest revision as of 04:24, 1 May 2015

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 Titles

Officiating Record

As of April 2015, Podgorski has officiated 100+ total title bouts and eliminators.

World Title bouts, (62) as a professional boxing official traveling to Amsterdam, Argentina, 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:
Wayne Powell
USA Mid West light middleweight title
1985 July 12 – 1986 July 11
Vacated
Succeeded by:
Harold Brazier


  • Bout originally for: USA Mid West Jr. Middleweight title

Weight class later redefined as Super Welterweight and now listed as

  • vacant USA Mid West super welterweight title

External Links

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


Listed in the publication

Third man in the Ring

Third Man in the Ring: Pete Podgorski


CyberBoxingZone HOF article

CBZ


Boxing.com HOF article

* Illinois MMA/Boxing HOF article


Link to IL MA/BOXING HOF Webpage

* Illinois Martial Arts/Boxing HOF Webpage