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Pepper Gomez Girds For Lou Thesz

Houston Chronicle – August 21, 1955

Pepper Gomez, one of the greatest Texas champions wrestling has had, gets a chance at the world’s heavyweight title when he meets Louis Thesz in the most important main event of the year at the City Auditorium on Friday night.

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Mr. Moto Tops Big Mat Card

St. Petersburg Times – January 22, 1958

Mr. Moto, 230 pounds, famed Japanese wrestler from Tokyo, will top the triple attraction wrestling card at the National Guard Armory tonight.  Opening event starts at 8 o’clock. Continue reading

Negro And Brutus Win

St. Petersburg Times – September 11, 1969

TAMPA – Cyclone Negro and Beautiful Brutus took the feature over the Great Malenko and Dale Lewis Tuesday night at Tampa’s Homer Hesterly Armory.  Sam Steamboat went to a draw with Hiro Matsuda.  Duke Keomuka and El Mongol defeated the Bastien Brothers.  Big Cat King smashed Eduardo Parez and Bob Roop won over the masked Red Shadow.