Stephen Blea

WBC Ambassador

My Background Started as a Boxer age 10, State & Regional Champion, and a Participant of Team USA Boxing Team in 1982. Final Armature record 49-6. Became a Coach and a Boxing International Official, now currently a WBC Professional Boxing Referee & Judge and State of Colorado R/J.

Pro Boxing Experience - 20 years with Commission & 10 more without a Commission 30 + years.
2019 Inductee in Women's International Boxing Hall of Fame
Over 62 World Title Fights as Referee & Judge
Over 700 Fights as Referee
Over 200 bouts as a Judge
Over 100 MMA Bouts Referee and Judged
Worked in over 15 Countries as R/J for the WBC (World Boxing Council )
ABC (Association of Boxing Commissions) Certified since 2004 to present
Started Pro Boxing as a Referee & Judge in 1988 No Boxing Commission at that time until we started one in Oct 1999, Commission Bill was signed in 6/ 2000 by Governor Owens.

Amateur Boxing Official- 20+ years
2015- Golden Gloves Hall of Fame
1999 A.I.B.A - R/J (International Amateur Boxing Association)
Referee/ Judge Clinician for USA Boxing Officials 1995-2005
Worked over 40 National Amateur Boxing Tournaments
USA Olympic Trials 2000, and 2004
USA Boxing Outstanding Official 92, 96, 98, 2000, 2002, 2004.
National Golden Gloves 1991
Started as Certified Amateur Boxing Official with Golden Gloves in 1985
Served as a State & Regional Jr. Olympics Coordinator from 1988 -1991
Served a Silver Gloves State & Regional Coordinator from 1987-1991

Amateur Boxing Coach- 31 years
Level 4 USA Boxing Certified Coach
Team USA 2010 USA vs. Italy Coach
Team USA 2008 Youth International Coach
National Golden Gloves Head Coach 2010, 2011
National Golden Gloves Coach 3rd place Team 2011
Golden Gloves Coach of the Year 1985, 88, 2011, 2012
Coached 28 National Champions on Junior & Senior Levels
USA Boxing Coach Clinician 1996-2001
Over 20 Years as a Volunteer Head Coach for Denver Police Youth Boxing Team
Started Coaching in 1984 till 2015

International Humanitarian Awards & State
N.A.B.F 2005, 2006, 2010, 2015 Humanitarian of the Year
World Boxing Council 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015 Humanitarian of the Year
World Boxing Council Ambassador 2005- Current
2013- Culture Heritage Award- For Commitment to Community
and Youth Education From Metro State University.
Christmas Drives for Underprivileged Youth 1999-Current
Orchestrated Fundraising Events for Children and Adults with cancer. 1999-Current.

Stephen Blea