Coos Bay Times – December 21, 1946
By Jane Irvine
Wrestler Frankie Hart’s threats to give Sammy Kohen a good going over resulted in lots of thrilling action last night at the North Bend Community Hall. The 185-pound Windsor, Ont., boy took 178-pound Kohen, who hails from New Jersey, in a bout that gave spectators plenty to scream about. Continue reading
Coos Bay Times – November 30, 1946
After holding the edge throughout, Billy Fox knocked himself out by diving through the ropes and thereby lost to Pete Belcastro in their match at the Armory Friday night for the Pacific Coast junior heavyweight wrestling belt.
Fox had won the first fall with a series of shoulder butts and a body press. He had Belcastro groggy in the second fall with the same treatment. However, on an attempted shoulder butt, Belcastro ducked and Fox went sailing through the ropes and onto the Armory floor. He suffered a severe muscle injury in his shoulder and had to be helped from the floor to the dressing room. Continue reading
The Baltimore Afro-American – December 31, 1946
The first of a series of wrestling matches with non-white participants will be launched here at the Baltimore Gardens, Fayette St. near Paca, on Jan. 9.
Full cards are to be held weekly, under sponsorship of the Globe Athletic Association with Manuel Hoffman as promoter. Continue reading
Davenport Democrat & Leader – November 27, 1946
Tiger Joe Marsh, who practically exterminated Nick Waynes of Detroit on last week’s wrestling show, will run up against a much tougher foe in his headline bout Thursday night at the Labor Temple, 2100 Third Avenue, Rock Island. Continue reading
Santa Fe New Mexican – November 15, 1946
The fair-haired boys backed into a decision last night in their favor at the St. Michael’s gym, but it took a judges’ disqualification to win for Dory Funk and Milt Olsen over Al Williams and Joe Dorsetti. The antics of Old Al and Black Joe at times bordered on the disgusting, and twice had promoter Johnny Valdes in the ring to stop the proceedings. Continue reading
The Palm Beach Post – December 30, 1946
LAKE WORTH – Matchmaker Pat Malone, the “Santa Claus” of wrestling programs, is giving a “stocking full” of bouts tonight, four in all, at the Legion Arena. Continue reading
Daytona Beach Morning Journal – September 24, 1946
Two lady bonecrushers will head the card at tonight’s Armory program: Juanita Coffman and Helen Hild. The winner of the one-hour time limit, one-fall bout is scheduled to meet Mildred Burke, who is billed as “World’s Woman Champion,” at a later date.
Sponsored jointly by the American Legion and the Florida State Guard, the program will also include a semi-final between Lou Laird and Ali Pasha (sometimes known as the Terrible Turk), an opening bout between W. T. Hill and Swede Olson, a four-round boxing match and 10 pairs of nylons to be given away.
San Francisco Chronicle – February 17, 1946
AUSTIN, Tex., Feb. 16 (UP) — Don Evans, heavyweight wrestler from New York, was placed on 30-day probation today by State Wrestling Commissioner Leonard Carlton for trading punches with a spectator at a bout in San Antonio February 13.
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