Tag Archives: Dutch Savage

The Giant’s Team Beats Up Taylor’s

Eugene Register-Guard – April 30, 1977

Kris Taylor Sam Bass Jesse Ventura 4-30-77

Andre the Giant was here… leaving in his wake an astounded Kris Taylor outside the ropes, a pained Sam Bass on the ropes and a flattened Jesse Ventura on the mat
Staff photos by Brian Lanker

Crowd 4-30-77

Part of a record crowd at the matches crowds up to the ring for a closer look, or a chance to add their two cents to the proceedings

A record crowd of some 1,500 turned out at the Lane County Fairgrounds to watch big Killer Kris Taylor take on Andre the Giant in the feature match of the weekly pro wrestling card Friday night. Continue reading

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Eagle Beats Ramos, Green, Kaye Draw

Eugene Register-Guard – September 27, 1975

Johnny Eagle was awarded the third fall in the main event of the professional wrestling card over Bull Ramos at the Lane County Fairgrounds Friday night, while Susan Green and Paula Kaye battled to a draw in a special women’s match. Continue reading

Dutch Savage Wins Coal Miner Match

Eugene Register-Guard – December 31, 1977

Dutch Savage defeated Kangaroo Johnny Boyd in a special Coal Miner’s Glove match, while Jimmy Snuka won on a disqualification over Ed Wiskowki in a semifinal bout, to highlight a rugged wrestling card Friday night at the Lane County Fairgrounds. Continue reading

Savage, Dr. X Paired For Miner’s Glove

Eugene Register-Guard – July 28, 1977

Dutch Savage will face Dr. X in a coal miner’s glove match in the featured event on the professional wrestling card starting at 8:30 p.m.  Friday at the Lane County Fairgrounds. Continue reading

Savage Captures Pro Mat ‘Fight’

Eugene Register-Guard – August 7, 1976

Dutch Savage kayoed Jesse Ventura in the fifth round as the professional wrestlers turned boxers Friday night at Willamette High. Continue reading

Ramos, Savage Meet In Mat Headliner

Eugene Register-Guard – January 22, 1976

Bull Ramos and Dutch Savage will clash in a Texas Death Match Friday night in the pro wrestling feature at Lane County Fairgrounds. Continue reading

Savage Meets Boyd

Eugene Register-Guard – May 1, 1975

Dutch Savage and Lord Jonathon Boyd will mix it up Friday night at Lane County Fairgrounds in the weekly pro wrestling headliner.  In the preliminaries, Bill Francis will meet the Masked Mauler, Jimmy Snuka will take on Bruiser Bob Remus and Benny Ramirez will face Norman Charles III.  Fans may reserve seats for the 8 p.m. card by calling 345-9717.

Bad News Brooks Dumps Dutch Savage

Eugene Register-Guard – February 10, 1979

Bad News Brooks tuned up for his match next week with Jesse Ventura by dumping Dutch Savage two out of three falls in pro wrestling action Friday night at the Lane County Fairgrounds. Continue reading

Savage, Collins Vie In Main Mat Bout

Eugene Register-Guard – April 12, 1974

Dutch Savage, offering to shave his beard off right after the match if he loses, goes against Ripper Collins in the feature bout of the pro wrestling card at the Lane County Fairgrounds Arena Friday night. Continue reading

Savage, Claw Vie At Marist

Eugene Register-Guard – July 19, 1973

Dutch Savage will defend his newly won Oregon heavyweight championship against The Claw in the main event on Friday night’s professional wrestling card at Marist High School. Continue reading