Vic Drakulich

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== Notable Bouts ==
 
== Notable Bouts ==
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'''2012'''
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*[[Brandon Rios vs. Richar Abril]] for the WBA World Lightweight Title - ''Rios won by a largely unpopular decision.''
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'''2011'''
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*[[Timothy Bradley vs. Joel Casamayor]] for the WBO Light Welterweight Title - ''It was the final fight of Casamyor's professional career.''
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*[[Edison Miranda vs. Yordanis Despaigne]] - ''Miranda was disqualified by Drakulich after a series of low blows''
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*[[Amir Khan vs. Zab Judah]] for the IBF and WBA Super World Light Welterweight Titles
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'''2010'''
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*[[Victor Ortiz vs. Lamont Peterson]]
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*[[Devon Alexander vs. Andriy Kotelnik]] for the IBF and WBC Light Welterweight Titles.
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*[[Juan Manuel Marquez vs. Juan Diaz (2nd meeting)]] for the WBO and WBA Super World Lightweight Titles.
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*[[Rodel Mayol vs. Omar Nino Romero (1st meeting)]] for the WBC Light Flyweight Title. - ''In round three, Nino hit Mayol with a clear low blow and while Mayol was waiting for Drakulich to step in, Nino threw a left hook that knocked Mayol out cold.''
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'''2009'''
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*[[Z Gorres vs. Luis Melendez]] - ''Gorres was placed in a medically-induced after collapsing in his corner following the bout. Doctors found a subdural hematoma to his brain, and Gorres underwent emergency surgery to relieve swelling. He remained in critical condition for a week, and although he did not box again, he was able to make a full recovery.''
 
'''2008'''
 
'''2008'''
 
*[[Sergio Mora vs. Vernon Forrest (2nd meeting)]] for the WBC Light Middleweight Title - ''It was the final fight of Forrest's professional career.''
 
*[[Sergio Mora vs. Vernon Forrest (2nd meeting)]] for the WBC Light Middleweight Title - ''It was the final fight of Forrest's professional career.''

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Name: Vic Drakulich
Nationality: US American
Residence: Nevada, USA
Officiating Record: Referee


Vic Drakulich is one of nine children born to a Serbian father, Duke Drakulich, who coached high school football, and an Italian mother. Drakulich excelled in high school and was named to the all-state honorable mention team as a defensive end for his football team. He is a 1979 graduate from the Pacific McGeorge School of Law and, outside of boxing, is a personal injury and insurance attorney.

Drakulich came to boxing in the the early 1980s, when he began working corners for amateur fights. He was later asked if he would like to judge. Judging turned into refereeing and in 1985, Drakulich was contacted by the Nevada Athletic Commission to enter the professional ranks. He primarily works bouts in the state of Nevada, but has also referred in Panama, Thailand, Mexico, Germany, Japan, and Costa Rica. [1] [2]

In 2010, he was named Referee of the Year by the WBC.


Notable Bouts

2012

2011

2010

2009

  • Z Gorres vs. Luis Melendez - Gorres was placed in a medically-induced after collapsing in his corner following the bout. Doctors found a subdural hematoma to his brain, and Gorres underwent emergency surgery to relieve swelling. He remained in critical condition for a week, and although he did not box again, he was able to make a full recovery.

2008

2007

2006

2005

2004

2003

2002

2001

2000

1999

1996

1994

  • Julio Cesar Green vs. Lonnie Beasley - In the final round, Beasley had been rocked and was attempting to clinch to hold himself up. When Drakulich separated the fighters, Beasley fell backward and down to the canvas. When Beasley struggled to get to his feet, Drakulich waved an end to the bout. He reportedly later said, "If they're not able to remain standing when you break them up, they shouldn't be allowed to fight."

1993

1992

1991

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