Tag Archives: Bill Francis

Savage Captures Pro Mat ‘Fight’

Eugene Register-Guard – August 7, 1976

Dutch Savage kayoed Jesse Ventura in the fifth round as the professional wrestlers turned boxers Friday night at Willamette High. Continue reading

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Savage Meets Boyd

Eugene Register-Guard – May 1, 1975

Dutch Savage and Lord Jonathon Boyd will mix it up Friday night at Lane County Fairgrounds in the weekly pro wrestling headliner.  In the preliminaries, Bill Francis will meet the Masked Mauler, Jimmy Snuka will take on Bruiser Bob Remus and Benny Ramirez will face Norman Charles III.  Fans may reserve seats for the 8 p.m. card by calling 345-9717.

Boyd Tangling With Savage

Eugene Register-Guard – November 11, 1971

Dutch Savage will tangle with Johnny Boyd, Northwest heavyweight champion, in a nontitle main event on Friday night’s wrestling card at the Lane County Fairgrounds. Continue reading

Pro Wrestlers To Put On Show

The Bulletin – March 23, 1990

MADRAS – Professional wrestlers from throughout the Northwest will demonstrate their skills Monday at Madras High School.

The evening of wrestling, sponsored by the Jefferson County Fire District No. 1; starts at 8 p.m. in the high school gymnasium. Continue reading

Savage, Ventura Draw In Main Event

Eugene Register-Guard – June 12, 1976

Dutch Savage and Jesse Ventura drew in the main event of the weekly pro wrestling card at the Lane County Fairgrounds Friday night.

In a midget match, Bobo Johnson and Little Farmer stopped Tokyo Joe and Billy The Kid.  In other matches, Tami Samoa won on a disqualification over Gorilla Lawler, Dale Lewis stopped Ricky Hunter, and Francisco Flores beat Bill Francis.