Sammartino Faces Firpo At Sunnyside

Long Island Star-Journal – September 3, 1960

Bruno Sammartino, giant Italian strongman, will battle Pampero Firpo, bewhiskered South American, in the non-televised opening bout of next Tuesday night’s pro wrestling show at Sunnyside Garden, promoter Manny Heicklen announced today.

The famed tag team of Antonino Rocca and Miguel Perez will face Pat Kelly, rough Atlantic City Irishman, and Chet Wallick of Hungary in a co-featured match.

Another Australian tag team scrap and three individual contests will round out the all-star presentation.  The opening match is scheduled for 8:30 P.M.

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