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Stanlee Meets McCoy

The Philadelphia Inquirer – August 17, 1949

Gene Stanlee, known on the mat as Mr. America, will meet Bibber McCoy in the 45-minute semi-windup of the wrestling card at Toppi Stadium, Broad and Packer sts., tomorrow night.  Nell Steward will oppose Helen Hild in the one-fall-to-a-finish windup.  In earlier bouts Martin Karadagian meets Steve Karras, Felix Miquett takes on Tony Martinelli, and Hal Keane tackles Ivan Komoroff.

Robert, Moquin To Tug

Brooklyn Eagle – October 3, 1945

Yvon Robert and Larry Moquin will wrestle in an unlimited time bout at the Ridgewood Grove tomorrow night.  Georgie Becker and Chuck Ross clash in the semi-final.  In other bouts, Tony Martinelli opposes Charley Straak, Bibber McCoy faces Jimmy Austeri and Billy Klein tackles Murray Rothenberg.

Mr. America In Mat Bout

The Philadelphia Inquirer – August 18, 1949

Mr. America, who is Gene Stanlee, is slated to meet Bibber McCoy in the semi windup bout which preceeds the windup wrestling match which pits Nell Stewart against Helen Hild in a one fall to a finish affair at Toppi Stadium.  Broad and Packer sts. tonight.  Stanlee and McCoy tussle in a 45-minute setto.  Martin Karadagian meets Steve Karras, Felix Miquett tackles Tony Martinelli and Hal Keane opposes Ivan Komoroff in early matches.

Masked Man and Mahoney To Team For Tag Match

The Augusta Chronicle – March 1, 1950

Another in the long series of masked wrestlers will invade Augusta next Monday night to team up with Promoter Tom Mahoney in a tag team match as the final event on the wrestling card at Municipal auditorium.

Billed as the Red Terror, the masked man will be making his initial appearance in an Augusta ring and will draw a rough assignment first off.  The opposition for Mahoney and the Terror consists of Nick Carter and Don McIntyre, two of the most popular grapplers ever to display their torsos in these parts.

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Sonnenberg Takes Two Out Of Three Falls From McCoy

Nashua Telegraph – June 27, 1930

Has Easy Time With Boston Man

Holy Cross Star Takes First Fall

BOSTON, June 27, (AP) – Gus Sonnenberg, claimant of the world’s heavyweight wrestling championship, won two out of three falls from Bob “Bibber” McCoy, former Holy Cross athlete from Cambridge in a battle of flying tackles here tonight.  McCoy won the first fall in 33 minutes and Sonny the next two in 16 and 6 minutes respectively.

McCoy apparently shot his bolt during the 33 minutes of torrid wrestling for the first fall.  This came when Sonnenberg backed “Bibber” into a neutral corner to maneuver for flying tackle.  Before he could launch his butt, McCoy spilled him with a front headlock and banged his shoulders to the mat with a tackle and butt.

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Russell At Camden

The Philadelphia Inquirer – January 29, 1945

Rebel Russell opposes Gino Garibaldi in a 90-minutes’ wrestling bout at Camden Convention Hall tonight.  Michele Leone tackles George Becker.  Don Evans faces Dutch Rohde.  Bibber McCoy meets Pat Welsh.  Rudy Dusek clashes with Jim Austeri with early bouts.

George Picked In Mat Go

Los Angeles Times – October 12, 1930

Don George, former University of Michigan mat star, and twice winner of the national amateur grappling title, is being picked to beat Bob (Bibber) McCoy, flying tackle exponent, when they clash at the Olympic Wednesday night in the finish feature event of “Carnation” Lou Daro’s all-star wrestling show. Continue reading

Meske Wins Mat Event Over Dusek

Washington Post – October 28, 1938
By Lewis F. Atchison

Ernie Dusek, the gentleman with the inflated biceps, got a toe caught in Ed Meske’s ribs last night in the feature match at the Arena, and forthwith was disqualified. Referee Cyclone Burns, the man with the perfect “figger,” declared Meske the victor after 34 minutes of strenuous calesthenics. Continue reading

Ed Meske Wins From Garibaldi

Washington Post – November 11, 1938

Ed Meske, tall, blond and bruising mat star, pulled one of the season’s biggest surprises last night at Turner’s Arena where he pinned Gino Garibaldi in 36 – minutes to win the feature match. Continue reading

Bull Martin Added To Portland Program With Richard Stahl

The Lewiston Daily Sun – December 15, 1933

Portland, Dec. 14 – Bull Martin, that rough and ready grappler from Trenton, N. J. will appear on the mat at the Exposition Building, Monday night, in a preliminary to the Bob (Bibber) McCoy-Al Mercier feature bout, Promoter Chick Hales announced today. Continue reading