Tag Archives: Dominic DeNucci

Police Called to Wrestling

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

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Rhodes Dusts Off Stomper

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.

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Dick Slater Whips Roop

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.

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McKenzie In Tag Wrestle

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.

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Mat Men

The Evening Independent – March 27, 1975
Jon Wilson
Staff Writer

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