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Savoldi To Meet Christy Tonight

The Daily Times – January 16, 1936

PITTSBURGH – Joe Savoldi and Vic Christy will battle to a finish in the headline bout of the wrestling show at the North Side Arena tonight.  In the semi-final Sergi Kalmikoff and Mike Mazurki oppose each other.  Another preliminary brings together Sam Cordovano and Dr. Freddy Meyers, Chicago.  In the 30-minute matches Sandor Vary, Hungarian, meets Pete Peterson while Joe Tonti, of Midland, Pa., battles it out with Andy Meixner, of Texas.

‘Flying Dropkick’ On Display!

The Pittsburgh Press – January 16, 1936

JOE SAVOLDI

JOE SAVOLDI

Savoldi’s Mat Weapon Vies With Christy’s Flying Scissors at North Side Arena Tonight

Jumping Joe Savoldi’s flying dropkick goes on exhibition tonight against Vic Christy’s flying head scissors in the feature spot of Promoter Elwood Rigby’s wrestling card at the North Side Arena.  Five bouts are on the program, the first at 8:30 p. m. Continue reading

Casey Loses Main Event To Ted Cox

Sacramento Union – December 15, 1942

Jim Casey, the Wild Irishman, roughhoused his way to a disqualification in the first fall of the main event between he and Ted (King Kong) Cox last night in Memorial Auditorium by slugging everyone and anyone who came within reach of his brawny arms. Continue reading

Dean Detton Tosses Strangler Lewis

Sacramento Union – January 26, 1937

It was an old-fashioned wrestling match, plenty scientific and lacking completely in the modern-day tactics of punching, gouging and kicking – and Dean Detton won over Ed (Strangler) Lewis by a toe hold. Continue reading

Casey Loses Feature Bout To Kashey In Auditorium

Sacramento Union – October 29, 1942

Grunt ‘n’ groan fans, usually expecting anything in the way of mayhem at wrestling matches in Memorial Auditorium, moved back a few rows last night when Pierre DeGlane and Bronco Valdez tumbled out of the ring and continued to grapple on the floor. Continue reading