Bearcat Wright Grapples Firpo At Sunnyside

Long Island Star-Journal – May 10, 1960

Bearcat Wright, giant Negro mat favorite, meets Pampero Firpo, bewhiskered South American Wildman, in the non-TV highlight of tonight’s professional wrestling card at Sunnyside Garden.

Promoter Manny Heicklen has scheduled the Wright-Firpo bout as the 8:30 opener of an all-star show which also includes a pair of tag team matches.

Prince Maiava and Johnny Walker will oppose Chet Wallick and Jack Vansky, and Miguel Perez will team with Eugene Marin against Al Smith and Johnny Kace.  Donn Lewin tests Miguel Torres and Chief Suni War Cloud faces Iron Mike DiBiase.

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