Born in Warsaw, 5 January 1968. Sports career began fighting in the colors of Legia Warsaw.In 1986? 1990 by winning three championship title Polish: Boxing as a heavyweight to 91 kg. Played at the Olympic Games in Seoul, where he won a bronze medal (in the semifinals affected injury) fleeing to the United States by the Polish justice (he was accused of robbery) began boxing career there. Very often fought in the dirty way (head-blows below the belt), which gained a reputation as a boxer happy undulant. However, in the USA also podpadł other one to justice, prosecuted gończym letter calling for the court in connection with alleged impersonation of policeman. Four times approached to fight for the Heavyweight belt of any of the fights are not won. After a long break in professional boxing Andrew Golota returned to the ring 9 June 2007, in Katowice, he defeated American Jeremy´ego Bates´a.