Tag Archives: Cal Roberts

‘Little’ Guy Off Mat Bill

Tacoma News Tribune – October 1, 1958

If the right “little man” came along, promoter Cliff (Swede) Olson wouldn’t mind presenting wrestlers of lightheavyweight or even middleweight poundage on his weekly professional mat cards at the Tacoma Armory. Continue reading

Lou Thesz Wins In Coliseum Test

The Spokesman-Review – May 11, 1956

Lou Thesz, former heavyweight wrestling champion of the world, took two out of three falls to win his match with Adrian Baillargeon last night at the Coliseum. Continue reading

Donovan Takes Win In ‘Wrestle To Finish’

The Spokesman-Review – April 6, 1956
By Danny May

More than 2000 wrestling fans warmed up last night at the Interstate Fairgrounds arena for next week’s Coliseum headliner between Primo Carnera and equally huge Adrien Baillargeon. Continue reading

Battle Royal Wrestling Bill At Trianon

Seattle Times – April 24, 1955

Eight wrestlers will take part in a “battle royal” program tomorrow night at the Trianon Ballroom. The opening match will start at 8:30 o’clock. Continue reading