Tag Archives: Al Pereira

Referee Mason Loses To Irish Enemy

Seattle Times – January 3, 1933

As a heavyweight wrestler, Charlie Mason is an excellent referee. That was decisively proved last night in the main event of the wrestling smoker before the largest Monday night audience of the season. “Rough House” Pat Reilly, the Boston Irishman, carried too many guns for Mason, who showed flashes of his oldtime form but who couldn’t match Reilly for gameness and stamina. Reilly took two straight falls. Continue reading

Al Pereira Meets Abe Kashey On Mat Thursday

Washington Post – December 14, 1937

Al Pereira, the man mountain from Portugal who claims the European wrestling championship, will return to Turner’s Arena for his second shot Thursday night on the Christmas Fund benefit card. Continue reading