The sensational tag team battles are listed on the mammoth second anniversary wrestling show at the Island Garden in West Hempstead, Long Island, Saturday night.
The new combination of Skull Murphy and Pat Kelly will clash with two of the popular Lewin brothers – Don and Ted – from Buffalo, in the two-out-of-three falls, 60-minute time limit.
Featuring the special card will be a battle between Antonino Rocca and Killer Kowalski, Polish giant. Other highlights are Johnny Valentine against Gorgeous George; Argentina Zuma against Pampero Firpo, and Prince Maiava vs. Chet Wallick.
Fresh from victory before a crowd of 5,584 which paid $17,037.74 at Island Garden Saturday night, Antonino Rocca moves into North Queens tomorrow night for the first of two mat appearances at Sunnyside Garden this week.
Rocca, who pinned Argentine Zuma in the West Hempstead feature, will take on TV champion Johnny Valentine in tomorrow’s non-televised opening bout.
JERSEY JOE WOLCOTT, former heavyweight champion of the world, will referee the main bout at the Zane Trail Arena tonight between the tag teams of “Nature Boy” Buddy Rogers and Leon Graham vs. Buddy “Killer” Austin and Fritz von Goering.
Bearcat Wright, giant Negro mat favorite, meets Pampero Firpo, bewhiskered South American Wildman, in the non-TV highlight of tonight’s professional wrestling card at Sunnyside Garden. Continue reading →
ON BENEFIT CARD… Dr. Jerry Graham, often featured in Connecticut, will appear in tag team bout topping wrestling program for the benefit of the Mile O’Dimes drive, to be held next Saturday at the Wesleyan University fieldhouse in Middletown.
“Name” wrestlers who have been rousing state fans will appear in Middletown next Saturday on an all-star program to be staged at the Wesleyan University fieldhouse for the benefit of the Mile O’Dimes drive.Continue reading →
Professional wrestling’s flood tide of prosperity in Connecticut hit one of its higher waves when a benefit card sponsored by the Waterbury B’nai B’rith drew a large attendance to Buckingham Hall which paid a gross of $3,539.50. Continue reading →
Bobo Brazil and Lord Layton won the final two falls in their tag team match to defeat Fritz and Waldo Von Erich in the headliner on the professional wrestling card last night before about 1,800 fans in the Sports Arena.
In other bouts, Mike Valentino defeated Lee Henning in 14 minutes, Don Lewin and Roughhouse Haggerty battled to a 20 minutes draw and Ilio DiPalo bested Chief Cheweke in 16 minutes.