United Press International – August 29, 1964
ST. LOUIS – The men who promoted the sport of grunts and groans convened Saturday and designated Lou Thesz as the world’s heavyweight wrestling champion.
It was pointed out that Thesz won back the title for the sixth time in Toronto in 1963. Continue reading
The Age – December 21, 1964
Extra police were set to Festival Hall on Saturday night to control a crowd of about 2000 trying to force their way in to see the wrestling.
The building was already filled to capacity with 8000 spectators, and the doors were closed before 8 p.m.
With the overflow crowd becoming restive, Festival Hall authorities called extra police. Continue reading
The Age – December 3, 1964
Tex McKenzie may be the dominant figure in an international teams tag match heading the wrestling programme at Festival Hall on Saturday night.
Last week, McKenzie, 6 ft. 6 and 21 stone, was matched with former world heavyweight champion “Killer” Kowalski (U.S.A.), and up to the half-distance showed remarkable strength, skill, speed and versatility.
Posted in 1964
Tagged Al Woods, Bruce Wyatt, Buddy Austin, Dale Lewis, Denis Hall, Dominic DeNucci, Emil Dupre, George Manousos, Killer Kowalski, Larry O’Dea, Mongolian Stomper, Tex McKenzie
Warsaw Times-Union – April 3, 1964
A tag team championship wrestling match sponsored by the North Webster Lions club is scheduled to be held Friday evening, April 10 at 8 p.m. in the school gymnasium. Continue reading