Tag Archives: Frederick Von Schacht

Ambling Alp Brings Gate Of $3,291

Sacramento Union – February 15, 1949

Primo Carnera, former world’s heavyweight boxing champion, proved a magnate to Sacramento’s wrestling industry last night as he attracted approximately 3,000 fans to Memorial Auditorium in a match against Dan O’Connor, Boston Irishman. Continue reading

K.O. Koverly Disqualified

Los Angeles Times – June 13, 1940
By Al Wolf

Last night’s rassle class at the Olympic quite possibly had the rare good fortune ot see a shooting match, although such things have long been considered as extinct as the dodo bird.

A stranger who gave the name “Del Rosa” plunked down five bucks for a license and examination, borrowed a set of trunks from one of the boys and attempted to win a “C” note by staying 20 minutes with Lee Wykoff, who has been making that offer to the house weekly. Continue reading

Top Wrestlers Go On Beach Program

Miami Daily News – February 16, 1951

Success of big time wrestling in Miami Beach will be put to the well known crucial test when the great names in the sport world will be on display tonight at the Auditorium. The amazing Rocca, South American marvel with a thousand tricks at his command, will be in one of the feature attractions, opposed to Count Frederick Von Schacht. Continue reading