Tag Archives: Cardiff Giant

Nagurski Wins Over Joe Savoldi

Washington Post – November 11, 1938
By Lewis F. Atchison

Coming events did a little shadow-casting before, perhaps, last night in the brightly lighted battlepit at Turner’s Arena where Minnesota tossed Notre Dame for a goal in the feature wrestling bout. What with the Gophers and Irish meeting on the gridiron tomorrow, last night’s finish may have been an omen. Continue reading

Marshall, Detton Failed To Reach Decision

Los Angeles Times – November 7, 1940

Everett Marshall and Dean Detton got exactly nowhere in their match which topped the first round of last night’s elimination wrestling card at the Olympic Auditorium. Continue reading

Meeker and Grant Tag Team Winners

Spokane Daily Chronicle – February 17, 1950

An assist, Jerry Meeker to the Cardiff Giant, provided the pair with a victory in the tag team wrestling match at the Masonic temple last night.

Meeker slugged Stu Hart, then rolled him to the Giant, who pinned him for the last fall.  Hart and Suni War Cloud had won one fall to be even with their opponents at the time.

Hart continued to battle both of his foes after the fall had been called, declaring it had been illegal.

Newcomer Bill Stack took the preliminary from Frank Hickey, two falls to one.