Buffalo Evening News – October 9, 1957
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Oct. 9 (UP) polished off four other grapplers in a “rassle royal” Monday night and then went out on a date with singer Elvis Presley, a ringside admirer.
The Milwaukee Journal – January 19, 1957
Ready and waiting for Yukon Eric is Angelo Poffo. Poffo will wrestle Eric in a penalty belt match at the Auditorium Saturday night in the preliminary to the tag match between the Volkoff brothers and Verne Gagne and Argentine Rocca.
Lawrence Daily Journal-World – April 26, 1957
The heated rivalry existing between Joe Dusek and Black-Jack Dillon, stemming from their tag team wrestling partnership here April 9, will probably produce one of the roughest showdowns of the spring season Saturday. Continue reading
The Progress-Index – August 23, 1957
An extra 500 seats will help take care of an expected capacity gathering tonight at the State Fair Grounds for promoter Bill Lewis’ professional wrestling program which features a pair of Negro girl wrestlers in a Texas-rules match. Continue reading
The Baltimore Afro-American – October 15, 1957
One of the most exciting wrestling shows ever staged on the local scene is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 17, at the Coliseum, at 8:30 p.m.
Under the sponsorship of the Baltimore Chapter of the Frontiers of America, the show will offer six bouts and will feature four of the top women wrestlers in the country. Continue reading
Sunday Herald – February 17, 1957
Hartford’s own “Bull” Curry returned briefly to his home town from his mid-West haunts, to stage a roaring exhibition of wrestling for the benefit of his former police buddies’ VFW post. Continue reading
Deseret News – March 25, 1957
By Les Goates
“EVERYBODY’S FRIEND” was Ira Dern. He was known from coast to coast. His name was on the sports pages all over the land for a quarter of a century. He was champion in his chosen field and generously endowed with natural ability in many other forms of athletics. When Ira was called out by the Great Referee, a grand old trooper was retired from this realm of human endeavor. Continue reading
The Washington Afro-American – June 8, 1957
Fourteen of the world’s greatest wrestling stars, including four outstanding girl athletes, will see action on the big outdoor show which features undefeated Ricki Starr and the amazing Antonino Rocca at Griffith Stadium Monday night. Continue reading
Sunday Herald – November 3, 1957
B’nai B’rith Show
Waterbury’s B’nai B’rith, whose venture into wrestling promotion several months ago drew a shiny $4,600 gate, hope to top that at their next mat project on Monday, Nov. 18. Continue reading
Reading Eagle – February 25, 1957
Ricki Starr, former ballet dancer and professional boxer and physically a ringer for Jimmy Londos, will be featured performer on Promoter Ray Fabiani’s semi-monthly wrestling card next Saturday night at the Armory. Continue reading