Tag Archives: Enrique Torres

Leo Retains Mat Laurels With Sharpe

Sacramento Union – March 29, 1955
By Bob McCarty

The National Wrestling Alliance may not recognize Leo Nomellini as heavyweight wrestling champion of the world. Leo has no challengers in Sacramento County after the way he manhandled Ben Sharpe in Memorial Auditorium last night. Continue reading

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Lord Blears Mat Winner

Sacramento Union – January 18, 1955

Lord James Blears and Jesus Ortega rallied last night in Memorial Auditorium to win an Australian tag team match against young Johnny Barend and Enrique Torres. Continue reading

British Lord To Wrestle

Sacramento Union – January 17, 1955

Lord James Blears, monocle and all, will be in the main event tonight at the Memorial Auditorium wrestling matches. Continue reading

Lou Thesz Held To Draw Before Record Gate

Sacramento Union – February 24, 1953

Lou Thesz, wrestling champion of the world, was held to a one-hour draw last night in Memorial Auditorium by Enrique Torres, who holds the Pacific Coast championship. A sellout crowd, largest mat turnout in 15 years, contributed to a record gross of $4,776.05. Continue reading

Thesz Stakes Title Tonight With Torres

Sacramento Union, February 23, 1953

Sacramento gets its first world championship wrestling match in years tonight when Lou Thesz will defend his title against Enrique Torres, Pacific Coast champion. Continue reading

Torres Brothers Win Wild Match At Auditorium

Humboldt Standard – November 30, 1954

The Torres brothers, Enrique and Ramon, defeated Big Ben Sharpe and Smiling Bud Curtis in one of the wildest wrestling matches seen here this year last night at Municipal Auditorium.

With the fans standing up and screaming at the fast action, the wrestlers kept the auditorium in an almost continuous uproar as they grappled in and out of the ring and chased each other down the aisles. Continue reading

Thesz Wins Over Ben Sharpe In Match Here

Humboldt Standard – November 9, 1954

Lou Thesz, heavyweight champion of the world, showed terrific speed and wrestling know-how last night in winning from Big Ben Sharpe before $4221 worth of fans at Eureka’s Municipal Auditorium. Continue reading

Three Matches Scheduled For Lions’ Show

Humboldt Standard – November 3, 1954

Enrique Torres will wrestle in the semi-windup and Mike Sharpe gets a preliminary bout on the Lou Thesz-Ben Sharpe heavyweight mat championship go in Eureka’s Municipal Auditorium next Monday night. Continue reading

Thesz, Nomellini In Rubber Mat Match Tomorrow

San Francisco Chronicle – May 20, 1957

Lou Thesz arrives here today for his match with Leo Nomellini tomorrow night at Winterland. Continue reading

Sharpes Are To Meet Torres And Brazil

The Modesto Bee – July 25, 1957

STOCKTON – Enrique Torres and Bobo Brazil will meet the Sharpe brothers in the main event of tonight’s wrestling show in the Civic Auditorium. Continue reading