Tag Archives: Eddie Sharkey

Mat Referee Loses In Bout With Sharkey

Winona Daily News – May 20, 1963

Due to an injury to one of the members of a midget tag team match, Winona wrestling fans got an extra treat as unpopular referee Joe Schneider climbed into the ring in wrestling togs.

Schneider and Eddie Sharkey fought a one fall match with Sharkey getting the pin.

Continue reading

Kent Whips Arnold In Mat Feature

The Arizona Republic – April 18, 1964

Don (Bulldog) Kent last night defeated Don Arnold in the wrestling exhibition feature at Phoenix’ Madison Square Garden.

In other exhibitions: The Mongol defeated Eddie Sharkey, Tito Montez downed Carl Gray, Omar Atlas won over The Green Dragon and Fidel Grimo derailed Gus Guzman.

Hillbillies In Mat Feature At Garden

The Arizona Republic – March 23, 1964

A tag-team wrestling match is the featured wrestling exhibition slated on tonight’s card at Madison Square Garden.  Willie and Slim, the Scufflin’ Hillbillies will tangle with Fidel Grimo and Koko Toko.

Other matches, Don Arnold vs. Jose Quintero, Tito Montez vs. Wild Man Shane, Omar Atlas vs. Eddie Sharkey, and Al Velasco vs. Tony Bernardi.

Iron Mike Wins Feature Garden Bout

Tucson Daily Citizen – August 16, 1962

Iron Mike DiBiase won the main event on last night’s professional wrestling card at Tucson Garden, taking the second and third falls from Silento Rodriguez.

Rocky Columbo copped the semi-main by winning two falls from Ken Lucas.  Big Jim Wright took the single fall City of Tucson elimination bout from Frankie Cain.

Continue reading

Tag-Teamer To Top Mat Card Monday

The Shreveport Times – November 24, 1963

A four-man tag-team match will be the feature attraction on the pre-Thanksgiving wrestling card at Municipal Auditorium Monday night.

Promoter Oni Wiki Wiki has signed Mike Clancy, the hard-hitting Irishman from Boston, and Eddie Sharkey, of Minnesota, to team against the notorious Karol Krauser and Mister Sasaki, the sneering Japanese grappler.  Krauser and Sasaki have no regard for the “rules” of the ring and are not concerned with the manner in which they secure their victories.

Continue reading

Kalmikoffs Face Scientific Foes Friday Night

Winona Daily News – April 24, 1963

The world’s heavyweight wrestling champion, Verne Gagne, will hold the Winona sports spotlight Friday when he meets Karol Kalmikoff in the main event at the Catholic Recreation Center.

Supporting the main will be two other matches featuring Ivan Kalmikoff vs. Doug Gilbert in the semifinal and Eddie Sharkey vs. Guy Taylor in the 8:30 p.m. opener.

Continue reading

Good vs. Bad In Local Pro Wrestling

Winona Daily News – April 23, 1963

Like a thundering herd, the pro wrestlers invade the Catholic Recreation center in Winona Friday with a championship match between Vern Gagne and Karol Kalmikoff to headline the card.

Gagne, the champion, is rated as one of the most skilled and scientific grapplers in the business, while his opponent is considerd to be one of the meanest in the game.

Continue reading

Cain, DiBiase Win Matches

Tucson Daily Citizen – August 2, 1962

Iron Mike DiBiase defeated Rocky Columbo and Frankie Cain took a disqualification win from Rocket Monroe in the twin headliners on last night’s Tucson Garden wrestling card.

Continue reading

Gagne, Crusher Meet In Benefit

The Minneapolis Star – August 29, 1964

Amateur athletes and teams in the Twin City area will benefit from proceeds of tonight’s professional wrestling card matching Vern Gagne against The Crusher in St. Paul’s Midway Stadium. Continue reading

Royal Wins, Then Ref Says ‘Tie’

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal – April 26, 1962

Sir Nelson Royal won over Ricky Romero in the big main event here Wednesday night only to see the decision withdrawn.  As it turned out, the third fall was fought over and ended in a draw.

In the semifinal match, the tag team of Dory Funk and Eric Rommel won in two straight falls over The Viking and Crybaby Cannon. Continue reading