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Londos Victor Over Szabo In Duel On Mat

Los Angeles Times – February 10, 1938

Jimmy Londos, self-styled international mat champion, last night defeated Sandor Szabo in straight falls in the main wrestling event at the Olympic Auditorium.

The first fall was a marathon affair and lasted one hour and three seconds. Londos finally annexed the pinning with a double leg and back breaker. Continue reading

There’s Mist In Lou Daro’s Eyes

Los Angeles Herald – February 9, 1938

Lou Daro’s eyes will be misty tonight when Dan Tobey, veteran announcer, calls the main event principals to the center of the ring.

The first star of his first wrestling show in Los Angeles returns to the fold when Jimmy Londos, the international heavyweight champion, comes to grips with Sandor Szabo, the Hungarian Adonis, who holds the California state title belt. Continue reading

One Red Shadow Tourney Winner

The Oregonian – December 24, 1936

The Pacific Coast Red Shadow used his back breaker to good advantage last night to take the final tussle of a 16-man tournament from Glen Savage.

The windup of the wild and wooly grappling program was just as wild and action-filled as the 14 preceding encounters which led up to the final. Continue reading

Count Zarynoff Here Tonight In Main Bout With Joe Kojut

The Lewiston Daily Sun – December 15, 1933

Meeting Of Al Mercier And Mr. Martin Has Spot

A wrestling program from top to bottom that could be stuck right into the Boston Arena and “pack ‘em in” has been arranged by Promoter Johnny McGee for City hall tonight and judging from the advance sale of tickets the past week, one of the biggest wrestling crowds of the season will turn out to take a peek at the assorted talent lined up. 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

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The Lewiston Daily Sun – December 15, 1933

Bull Martin 12-15-33

YEAH, BUT in a different sort of a way.  Wild Bull Martin of Trenton, N.J. pulls in the fans but they come to see him get knocked off.  He faces Al Mercier in tonight’s semi-final of an all-star card at City hall.