- Category : 1909-births
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 5/1 - Heretical / Investigator
- Definition : Split - Small (6,15,30,55)
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Obscuration 1
American boxer, a world flyweight boxing champion, considered one of the fastest boxers of all time. Wolgast turned pro in 1925. In 1930, he defeated Black Bill for the vacant New York State Athletic Commission world flyweight title. The Ring Magazine founder Nat Fleischer, Statistical boxing website BoxRec, and the International Boxing Research Organization all rate Wolgast as the 8th greatest flyweight of all-time. He has been elected to the International Boxing Hall of Fame and the Helms Boxing Hall of Fame.
Wolgast fought future NYSAC Bantamweight Champion Tony Marino for the first time on 6 June 1932 at the Myers Bowl in North Braddock, Pennsylvania, winning in a ten-round points decision.
Midget Wolgast died on 19 October 1955 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, aged 46.