The Age – December 21, 1964
Extra police were set to Festival Hall on Saturday night to control a crowd of about 2000 trying to force their way in to see the wrestling.
The building was already filled to capacity with 8000 spectators, and the doors were closed before 8 p.m.
With the overflow crowd becoming restive, Festival Hall authorities called extra police. Continue reading
The Miami News – January 1, 1975
Dusty Rhodes defeated the Mongolian Stomper in the feature wrestling match at the Miami Beach Auditorium last night. Joe LeDuc won by disqualification over Cowboy Bill Watts for the Florida Heavyweight Championship.
Posted in 1975
Tagged Beauregard, Beautiful Bruce, Bill Watts, Bob Armstrong, Bob Roop, Danny Hodge, Dick Slater, Dominic DeNucci, Dusty Rhodes, Frank Hester, George Goulouvias, Jay Clay, Joe LeDuc, Mike Pappas, Mongolian Stomper, Rocky Johnson, Sonny Rogers, The Patriot, Tony Charles, Tony Parisi, Toru Tanaka
The Palm Beach Post – March 11, 1975
Dick Slater won by disqualification over Bob Roop in professional wrestling at the West Palm Beach Auditorium, but Slater did not win Roop’s Florida Heavyweight title.
Posted in 1975
Tagged Baron Scicluna, Bob Armstrong, Bob Roop, Dick Slater, Dominic DeNucci, Frank Hester, George McCreary, Greg Peterson, Jim Dillon, Johnny Weaver, Larry Sharpe, Mitsu Yoshita, Mongolian Stomper, Pat Barrett, Roger Kirby, Tarzan Tyler, The Patriot, Tony Parisi
The Age – December 3, 1964
Tex McKenzie may be the dominant figure in an international teams tag match heading the wrestling programme at Festival Hall on Saturday night.
Last week, McKenzie, 6 ft. 6 and 21 stone, was matched with former world heavyweight champion “Killer” Kowalski (U.S.A.), and up to the half-distance showed remarkable strength, skill, speed and versatility.
Posted in 1964
Tagged Al Woods, Bruce Wyatt, Buddy Austin, Dale Lewis, Denis Hall, Dominic DeNucci, Emil Dupre, George Manousos, Killer Kowalski, Larry O’Dea, Mongolian Stomper, Tex McKenzie
The Evening Independent – March 27, 1975
They Wrestle, Bleed, And Walk To The Bank
The Patriot never smiles under his red-white-and-blue mask. He is so mean that one time he trounced on Bob Armstrong’s ears during a wrestling match. Continue reading