St. Petersburg Independent – April 21, 1980
By Gene Taylor
Almost no one in the crowd of about 7,000 fans at the Bayfront Arena Saturday night was disappointed when Dusty Rhodes’ arm was raised in victory over Harley Race for the National Wrestling Alliance (NWA) World Heavyweight championship.
Some of his fans have found it hard to forgive Dusty for losing the heavyweight title to Race, only a week after winning it from him less than a year ago in the same arena.
Maybe now they feel better. Continue reading
Posted in 1980
Tagged Bad Leroy Brown, Barry Windham, Bryan St. John, Bubba Douglas, Bugsy McGraw, Don Muraco, Dusty Rhodes, Ernie Ladd, Fabulous Moolah, Gordon Nelson, Harley Race, Hector Guerrero, Jack Brisco, Jeff Portz, Jerry Brisco, Jim Garvin, Manny Fernandez, Mr. Florida, Mr. Saito, Nikolai Volkoff, Reggie Parks, Stan Lane, Steve Keirn, Super Destroyer, The Twin Devils, Wenona Little Heart
Spokane Daily Chronicle – August 2, 1957
Frank Stojack, Tacoma’s wrestling politician, took the last two falls to best Chico Bonales of Mexico, in the wrestling main event at the Interstate Fairgrounds last night. Continue reading
The Tuscaloosa News – August 10, 1957
A burly truck driver foolhardy enough to get between these playful dolls probably would have his head handed to him. Helen Hild flashes a smile as she plays bounce with Fabulous Moolah. The latter bounced back to win in the first women’s wrestling match to be held in Seattle in 11 years. And they say woman’s place is at home.
Ocala Star-Banner – August 11, 1985
By Patti Griffiths
“Wrestling’s fun. I love the money.”
Works Hard For The Money
She’s called “The Fabulous Moolah.” The way they build her up you expect to see her break the door down, teeth bared, eyes blazing, as she enters for an interview with the press. Continue reading
The Spokesman-Review – July 26, 1957
More than 3000 fans turned up at the fairgrounds last night to see Spokane’s first women’s professional wrestling match in years. Continue reading
The Vancouver Sun – September 13, 1966
Don Leo Jonathan, Don Denucci and Paul Jones defeated Dutch Savage, Don Jardine and John Tolos in the professional wrestling main event before 2,246 fans at Exhibition Gardens Monday night.
In the featured girls’ match, world champion Fabulous Moolah retained her title by beating Donna Costello two falls out of three.
In other matches, Betty Boucher and Judy Grable drew, Kinji Shibuya defeated Roy McClarty, and Duke Miller and Eric Froelich drew.
Posted in 1966
Tagged Betty Boucher, Don Denucci, Don Jardine, Don Leo Jonathan, Donna Costello, Duke Miller, Dutch Savage, Eric Froelich, Fabulous Moolah, John Tolos, Judy Grable, Kinji Shibuya, Paul Jones, Roy McClarty