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Andrew Golota boxer

Andrew Golota image
Status inactive
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 4″/193cm
Reach 79″/201cm
Debut 1992-02-07
Born 1968-01-05
Nationality Poland
Residence Chicago, Illinois, USA
bouts
52
won
41
lost
9
draw
1
bouts
52
won
41
lost
9
draw
1
Status inactive
Division heavyweight
Height 6′ 4″/193cm
Reach 79″/201cm
Debut 1992-02-07
Born 1968-01-05
Nationality Poland
Residence Chicago, Illinois, USA

The Warsaw-born Golota had 111 wins in an amateur career that culminated in his winning a bronze medal at the 1988 Summer Olympics. Golota won other international amateur tournaments as well.In 1990, he got into a fight with Piotr Białostocki in a bar in Poland. Facing charges of assault and battery, he fled rather than risk five years in prison. Later that year, he married an American citizen of Polish descent and settled in Chicago.

The Warsaw-born Golota had 111 wins in an amateur career that culminated in his winning a bronze medal at the 1988 Summer Olympics. Golota won other international amateur tournaments as well.In 1990, he got into a fight with Piotr Białostocki in a bar in Poland. Facing charges of assault and battery, he fled rather than risk five years in prison. Later that year, he married an American citizen of Polish descent and settled in Chicago.

Date Opponent Last Opponents' Results Place Titles Result
Feb. 23, 2013 Przemyslaw Saleta WLLWLW Ergo Arena, Plac Dwóch Miast 1, 80-344 Gdańsk, Gdansk LOSS
KO
Oct. 24, 2009 Tomasz Adamek WWWWWW Atlas Arena, Lodz LOSS
Technical knockout
Nov. 7, 2008 Ray Austin DWWDLW Sichuan Gymnasium, Chengdu LOSS
Corner retirement
Jan. 19, 2008 Mike Mollo WLWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York World Boxing Association Fedelatin Heavyweight

WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 6, 2007 Kevin McBride WWWWWL Madison Square Garden, New York vacant International Boxing Federation North American Heavyweight

WIN
Technical knockout
June 9, 2007 Jeremy Bates WWLLLL Spodek, Katowice WIN
Technical knockout
May 21, 2005 Lamon Brewster WWWWWW United Center, Chicago World Boxing Organisation World Heavyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
Nov. 13, 2004 John Ruiz WDWLWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
Unanimous decision
April 17, 2004 Chris Byrd WWWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York International Boxing Federation World Heavyweight

DRAW
Points
Nov. 14, 2003 Terrence Lewis LLLWDL Turning Stone Resort & Casino, Verona WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 14, 2003 Brian Nix LWWLLW Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, Dover WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 20, 2000 Mike Tyson LLWWW The Palace, Auburn Hills
NC
June 16, 2000 Orlin Norris WLWWW Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Unanimous decision
April 22, 2000 Marcus Rhode LLLLW Tianhe Sports Complex, Guangzhou WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 20, 1999 Michael Grant WWWWWW Trump Taj Mahal, Atlantic City NABF Heavyweight

LOSS
Technical knockout
June 26, 1999 Quinn Navarre LWWWWW Hala Ludowa, Wroclaw WIN
Technical knockout
Jan. 30, 1999 Jesse Ferguson WWWLWW Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
Oct. 2, 1998 Tim Witherspoon WWLWLL Hala Ludowa, Wroclaw WIN
Unanimous decision
July 21, 1998 Corey Sanders WWWLWW Mark Etess Arena, Atlantic City WIN
Unanimous decision
May 8, 1998 Jack Basting LLLWLL Trump Marina Hotel Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
April 14, 1998 Eli Dixon WWWLWW Foxwoods Resort, Mashantucket WIN
KO
Oct. 4, 1997 Lennox Lewis WWWWWW Caesars Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City World Boxing Council World Heavyweight

LOSS
KO
Dec. 14, 1996 Riddick Bowe WWWWW Convention Center, Atlantic City LOSS
DQ
July 11, 1996 Riddick Bowe LWWWW Madison Square Garden, New York LOSS
DQ
March 15, 1996 Danell Nicholson WWWWWW Convention Center, Atlantic City WIN
Corner retirement
Jan. 30, 1996 Charles Hostetter LLLLLL Medieval Times, Lyndhurst WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 18, 1995 Jason Waller WLLLLL Convention Center, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 26, 1995 West Turner LLWLLL Convention Hall, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
May 16, 1995 Samson Po'uha WWLWWW Resorts Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
April 11, 1995 Marion Wilson DLLLLL Bismarck Pavillon, Chicago WIN
Unanimous decision
Jan. 26, 1995 Dwayne Hall LLLLLL Rosemont WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 1, 1994 Darren Hayden WWWWWW MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas WIN
Corner retirement
Aug. 13, 1994 Jeff Lampkin WLLLLW Aladdin Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
Corner retirement
June 18, 1994 Jesse Shelby LWLLLW Bismark Hotel, Chicago WIN
Technical knockout
May 6, 1994 Terry Davis WLWWWW Boardwalk Convention Center, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
March 16, 1994 Larry Davis WLLLLW Bismarck Hotel, Chicago WIN
KO
Jan. 14, 1994 Donnell Wingfield LDWLLL Carmel High School, Mundelein WIN
Technical knockout
Nov. 23, 1993 Calvin Jones WLLLWW Hyatt Regency O'Hare, Rosemont WIN
Technical knockout
Sept. 4, 1993 Andre Smith WWWLWL Aladdin Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas WIN
KO
July 10, 1993 Marion Wilson DLWLLL Fernwood Resort, Bushkill WIN
Points
June 22, 1993 Carlton West WLLWLL Taj Majal Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City WIN
Technical knockout
May 15, 1993 Kevin P Porter LDLWLL Eagles Auditorium, Milwaukee WIN
KO
March 26, 1993 Bobby Crabtree WLLWWW Union Hall, Countryside WIN
Technical knockout
Feb. 5, 1993 Andre Crowder LLLLLL Eagles Auditorium, Milwaukee WIN
Technical knockout
Dec. 5, 1992 Eddie Taylor LLLLLL Expo Center, Dolton WIN
Technical knockout
Oct. 3, 1992 Aaron Brown WLLLLL Saint Andrews Gym, Chicago WIN
Technical knockout
Aug. 28, 1992 James Holley LLLLLL Union Hall, Countryside WIN
KO
July 24, 1992 Robert Smith LLWDLW Union Hall, Countryside WIN
Points
June 20, 1992 Joey Christjohn LLWWLL St. Andrews Gym, Chicago WIN
Technical knockout
March 27, 1992 Charles Presswood LLLLL Union Hall, Countryside WIN
KO
Feb. 28, 1992 Joe Jones Union Hall, Countryside WIN
KO
Feb. 7, 1992 Roosevelt Shuler United Community Center, Milwaukee WIN
Technical knockout