Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – January 7, 1936
By Havey J. Boyle
“Oh No, Mr. Referee, You Can’t Tell Me What to Do,” Says Mr. Dusek
Shortly before his title match with champion, Danno O’Mahoney, was stopped when a flock of policemen jumped into the ring, Challenger Ernie Dusek got plenty rough, or so referee Dickerhoff though. Dusek was duly warned of this but Mr. Dusek didn’t care to be warned about it, and so told Mr. Dickerhoff while applying a toe hold on the disinterested O’Mahoney. The above shows the argument in full bloom, with no sound effect. The wrestlers’ purses were held up by the boxing commission.
Jump Into Ring After O’Mahoney and Dusek Refuse To Halt When Bout Is Called Draw By Referee.
While Charley Chaplin gave up cop-chases as a part of his comedy act back as far as the old Keystone Comedy days, the gentlemen who control wrestling in the country felt all along, apparently, that Pittsburgh had never seen enough of the time-honored situation so last night a squad of Pittsburgh’s finest were inducted into the action in the sketch between Danno O’Mahoney, dubbed the wrestling champion of the world, and Ernie Dusek, a Midwesterner, in the North Side Arena. Continue reading
The Pittsburgh Press – January 7, 1936
By Claire Burcky
Riotous Wrestling Tilt Of Last Night Winds Up In Commissioner’s Office
McClelland Bars Champion and Challenger for Precipitating Trouble Which Requires Police – Fined $150, Suspended for 30 Days
If wrestling fans of Pittsburgh hold any inclination to see a “repeat act” of the riotous championship bout between Champion Danno O’Mahoney and Ernie Dusek at the North Side Arena last night, they’ll just have to forget about it. Continue reading
Posted in 1936
Tagged Bill Sledge, Charley Strack, Dan O'Mahoney, Ernie Dusek, Hans Steinke, Joe Dusek, Joe Tonti, John Swenski, Rudy Dusek, Sandor Vary, Vic Christy, Wally Dusek
Washington Post – September 11, 1937
By Bob Garrison
Buckin’ Bronko Nagurski, the 236-pound blond wizard, who earned his reputation as an All-American football player who needed no interference, had to have the way cleared for him last night as he successfully defending his world’s heavyweight wrestling championship against Joe Cox, of Kansas, at Griffith Stadium. Continue reading