Stanley Poreda

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Stanley Poreda
Real name Stanley Poreda
Nickname(s) Polish Giant
Rated at Heavyweight
Nationality United States American
Born (1909-01-30)January 30, 1909
Jersey City, New Jersey
Died November 30, 1983(1983-11-30) (aged 74)
Stance Orthodox
Boxing record
Total fights 39
Wins 28
Wins by KO 12
Losses 11
Draws 0
No contests 0

Stanley Poreda (January 30, 1909 - November, 1983) was a Jersey City boxer considered a top heavyweight contender in the early 1930s.

Born on January 30, 1909, in Jersey City, New Jersey, Poreda was managed by Bill Reppenhagen, and trained by Joe Jennette. He was known alternately as the Jersey City Pole or the Polish Giant. He achieved 24 wins, with 11 knockouts and ten losses. Standing at 6'2", and weighing 210 pounds, he was considered the top contender for heavyweight champion in 1932. He fought and sparred with many great heavyweights of the 1930s including Joe Louis, Primo Carnera, Max Baer, Max Schmeling, Tommy Loughran and Ernie Schaaf. He retired from fighting in 1935 and became a Jersey City police officer and is a member of the New Jersey Boxing Hall of Fame.

External links[edit]