Category Archives: 1973

Savage, Claw Vie At Marist

Eugene Register-Guard – July 19, 1973

Dutch Savage will defend his newly won Oregon heavyweight championship against The Claw in the main event on Friday night’s professional wrestling card at Marist High School. Continue reading

Dutch Savage Decisions Ramos

Eugene Register-Guard – May 12, 1973

Dutch Savage belted out a ten-round boxing decision over Bull Ramos in the main event on the weekly professional wrestling card at the Lane County Fairgrounds Friday night. Continue reading

Yankees Meet Marlin, Gilbert

Florence Times – Tri-Cities Daily – October 3, 1973

The Yankees, with manager George Harris, will take on the team of Eddie Marlin and Tommy Gilbert Thursday night in pro wrestling’s main event at the Florence National Guard Armory. Continue reading

Gilbert Wins ‘Boot Match’

Florence Times – Tri-Cities Daily – March 24, 1973

Tommy Gilbert finally managed to remove both boots from opponent Jimmy Kent to win the ‘Cowboy Boot Match’ Thursday night in wrestling at the Florence National Guard Armory. Continue reading

Kangaroos Return to Local Mats

Florence Times–Tri-Cities Daily – April 11, 1973

The Kangaroos, with their manager George (Cry Baby) Cannon, return to the Florence National Guard Armory Thursday night, again as the main event for wrestling. Continue reading

World’s Largest Twins Wrestle For A Living

The Free Lance-Star – June 14, 1973

ORILLA, Ont. (AP) – What weighs more than 1,400 pounds, has four legs, four wheels and attracts stares?

The McGuire twins on their motorcycles. Continue reading

Kirby, Hayes Meet McGuire Twins

St. Joseph Gazette – October 19, 1973

Natureboy Kirby and Lord Alfred Hayes will be at the defense of their National Wrestling Alliance world tag team championship again tonight in the Auditorium ring. Continue reading

McGuire Twins Featured Tonight

Florence Times — Tri-Cities Daily – December 6, 1973

The McGuire Twins, featuring a combined weight of 1,350 pounds, highlight tonight’s wrestling card at the Florence National Guard Armory.  The world famous grapplers will meet the Internes with manager Dr. Ramey. Continue reading

McGuire Twins Return; Meet Garvin Trio

Florence Times — Tri-Cities Daily – August 29, 1973

Billy and Bennie McGuire, the world’s largest twin wrestlers at 1,350 pounds combined weight, will return to Florence Thursday night to wrestle at the National Guard Armory. Continue reading

McGuire Twins Defeat Garvins

Florence Times — Tri-Cities Daily – August 31, 1973

The McGuire twins, weighing a total of 1,350 pounds, won over the Garvin brothers in professional wrestling at the Florence National Guard Armory Thursday night. Continue reading