Tag Archives: Billy Darnell

Mile O’Dimes Benefit Mat Show Listed At Middletown

Sunday Herald – January 19, 1958

ON BENEFIT CARD... Dr. Jerry Graham, often featured in Connecticut, will appear in tag team bout topping wrestling program for the benefit of the Mile O'Dimes drive, to be held next Saturday at the Wesleyan University fieldhouse in Middletown.

ON BENEFIT CARD… Dr. Jerry Graham, often featured in Connecticut, will appear in tag team bout topping wrestling program for the benefit of the Mile O’Dimes drive, to be held next Saturday at the Wesleyan University fieldhouse in Middletown.

“Name” wrestlers who have been rousing state fans will appear in Middletown next Saturday on an all-star program to be staged at the Wesleyan University fieldhouse for the benefit of the Mile O’Dimes drive. Continue reading

Great Togo In Saturday Final At Notre Dame Hall

The News And Eastern Townships Advocate – November 6, 1952

The Great Togo

The Great Togo

The Great Togo, national champion of Japan, will visit St. Johns for the first time on Saturday evening, with his valet, to wrestle in the Notre Dame Hall, under the sponsorship of Promoters Sylvio Samson and Gerald Rock.  It will be recalled that during last summer another Japanese named Moto created quite a sensation with his valet at the Sport Centre, but it is indicated that Togo is even more spectacular and insists on more observation of Oriental rites.  He also has a style which arouses the anger of the crowds. Continue reading

‘Nature Boy’ Slated For Wrestling Show

Miami Daily News – March 15, 1953

Buddy (Nature Boy) Rogers, Camden, N.J., will meet Jackie Nichols, Richmond, Me., in the feature wrestling match at Miami Beach Auditorium Thursday night.

Helen Hild, Miami, will meet Carol Carota of Cincinnati in a special one fall match.  Juan Humberto, Juarez, Mexico, and Billy Darnell of Philadelphia, are set for a one fall match.  Prince Omar, Persia, meets John Henning, St. Petersburg, in the opening match.

Lane, LaVerne Team For Win On Armory Bill

St. Petersburg Times – February 14, 1952

Bobby Lane and Ann LaVerne out-maneuvered Billy Darnell and Helen Hild at the Armory last night in Pat O’Hara’s feature mixed Australian tag match. Continue reading

Lane Beats Hernandez In Wrestling Feature

St. Petersburg Times – January 17, 1952

Rugged Bobby Lane won the feature event of last night’s National Guard wrestling show at the N. Worth Gable Armory by taking two of three falls from Juan Hernandez. Continue reading

Lane-Hernandez Match Headlines Wrestling Card

St. Petersburg Times – January 13, 1952

Bobby Lane, the villain of the local mat, tackles Juan Hernandez in the feature bout on Wednesday night’s wrestling card at the N. Worth Gable Armory Promoter Pat O’Hara announced last night.

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