Lucky Gattellari, of Chipping Norton, a former Australian featherweight champion, was on Wednesday refused bail after being charged with soliciting the murder and being an accessary after the fact. Rocco "Rocky" Gattellari (born 6 September 1941) is an Australian former boxer, Olympian, political candidate and businessman. Gattellari complained to the media that he had nothing to do with the killing of McGurk and just because he was a friend of Medich's the media spotlight had turned upon him. Not “in a million years” did ex-boxer Lucky Gattellari think his best friend, the man he organised a murder for, would turn his back on him. Former boxing champion Lucky Gattellari being led away from court after being sentenced over his role in the 2009 murder of Michael McGurk.Credit:Brendan Esposito. Gattellari was selected in the Australian team for the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. Proudly supported by PerthNow, © West Australian Newspapers Limited 2020.  On 11 December 1967 Gattellari fought Lionel Rose for the Australian bantamweight title, losing by a knockout in the 13th round. He lost by a TKO in the 3rd round. “Well, I felt that if I could entice (Medich) into doing something stupid, offering him to not give evidence for a large of sum of money, and I actually got him to do that. Alleged mastermind: Ron Medich.Credit:Ben Rushton. He defeated Abdelkader Belghiti from Morocco before losing to eventual gold medalist Gyula Török from Hungary. Gattellari's driver Senad Kaminic, 45, was sentenced to a minimum 2½ years in jail and a maximum of 4½. Defeated Abdelkader Belghiti (Morocco) 5-0; Lost to Gyula Torok (Hungary) 2-3 Rocky Gattellari (left) and his brother Lucky Gattellari. "It's not going to be a bail application but an application to adjourn the matter,'' Mr Bellanto told the court on behalf of the pair. The commission has already made corrupt findings against the property millionaire over allegations that Medich offered bribes to members of an Aboriginal land council.
Gattellari was selected in the Australian team for the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome, Italy. Gattellari is on trial over two extortion plots, in which he is accused of offering to give favourable evidence at Medich’s trial over Mr McGurk’s murder in return for millions of dollars. Proudly supported by PerthNow, © West Australian Newspapers Limited 2020, Lucky Gattellari plot to extort $50m from Ron Medich, Gattellari fails in bid for secure parole for Medich role, Why Lucky Gattellari testified against Ron Medich. A testimonial was held today Sydney Stadium for well known forever boxer and boxing trainer Snowy Robbins. Both men had their matters adjourned to Sydney's Central Local Court on October 28. Gattellari retired with a professional record of 21 wins (12 by knockout), three losses (all knockouts) and one draw. His ensuing arrest and that of his then confidant, Ron Medich, set in train plots by Gattellari to demand millions of dollars from the wealthy property tycoon. Gattellari was a "good talker" and gave the impression he wanted to be seen as a "tough guy" and "gangster", he said. 1960 (as a flyweight) . , Gattellari made his professional debut on 18 September 1961.
Rocco "Rocky" Gattellari (born 6 September 1941) is an Australian former boxer, Olympian, political candidate and businessman. Lucky Gattellari, of Chipping Norton, a former Australian featherweight champion, was on Wednesday refused bail after being charged with soliciting the murder and being an accessary after the fact. 'Why isn't this f---ing guy gone? Medich and McGurk had previously been business partners who had a bitter falling out and were each suing the other in various court actions. Liverpool Local Court Magistrate Beverley Schurr on Thursday briefly mentioned the charges against Gattellari and another man, Senad Kaminic, 42. Gattellari told police, “I was extremely bitter, upset and I hated his (Medich’s) guts”. The Attorney-General Greg Smith offered Kaminic an indemnity against the more serious charge of being accessory before the fact of murder in return to agreeing to give evidence for the Crown against Medich. Behind bars: Lucky Gattellari, pictured here while being arrested in 2010Credit:Wolter Peeters. He was defeated by Labor incumbent Reba Meagher. Former boxing champion Lucky Gattellari, 63, faces a minimum 7½ years behind bars after being sentenced over his role in the 2009 murder of Cremorne wheeler-dealer Michael McGurk. Former boxing champion Lucky Gattellari being led away from court after being sentenced over his role in the 2009 murder of Michael McGurk. Sydney Morning Herald Former boxing champion Lucky Gattellari, 63, faces a minimum 7½ years behind bars after being sentenced over his role in the 2009 murder of Cremorne wheeler-dealer Michael McGurk. Rocky was the 2010 Inductee for the Australian National Boxing Hall of Fame Veterans category. Gattellari made a comeback in 1979, fighting Paul Ferreri for the Australian featherweight title. Fortunato "Lucky" Gattellari (60), a former Australian featherweight boxing champion and brother of Rocky Gattellari – charged with soliciting the murder of McGurk and being an accessory after the fact Senad Kaminic (42), a former Bosnian soldier and business associate of Gattellari – charged with being an accessory before and after the fact Gattellari's information also prompted two Independent Commission Against Corruption inquiries involving Medich. He will be eligible for parole in November 2017. Find out more about cookies Celebrating the LGBTQI+ community. “I was going to enlist the help of the police at all times, and if they could catch him in the act of paying me the money, well, there would be no more delays in court … and we would all get along with our lives once and for all.”, Originally published as Why Lucky Gattellari testified against Ron Medich.