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Dusek And Lenihan Top Arena Mat Show

Brooklyn Eagle – December 30, 1944

Rudy Dusek and George Lenihan will hold the spotlight in tonight’s feature bout to a finish on the Broadway Arena wrestling card.  Lenihan, unbeaten in the club this season, will seek his fourth victory.

In the other bouts, Promoter Max Joss has Tony Martinelli pitted against Murray Rothenberg, Sam Curry paired with Abe Yourist, Pat Welsh matched with Jim Austeri, Fritz Ziegfried with Frank Bruce.

Lenihan And Martinelli Head Wrestling Show

Brooklyn Eagle – December 16, 1944

George Lenihan and Tony Martinelli will wrestle in a return finish feature on tonight’s weekly mat program at the Broadway Arena.

In the supporting matches arranged by Promoter Max Joss, Sam Curry will grapple Abe Yourist; Murray Rothenberg will take on Rudy Dusek; Frank Bruce will combat Charley Allen and Jim Austeri will mingle with Joe Meyer.

Leone Replaces Robert

Brooklyn Eagle – February 2, 1945

Michele Leone replaces Yvon Robert against George Lenihan in tomorrow night’s feature wrestling bout at the Broadway Arena.  Other bouts pair Abe Yourist and Bob Russell, Pat McKay and Tony Martinelli, Jim Austeri and Frank Bruce, Murray Rothenberg and Fritz Ziegfried.

La Chappelle, Linehan On No. Attleboro Card

The Pawtucket Times – April 5, 1946

NORTH ATTLEBORO — Maurice La Chappelle of Three Rivers, Quebec, and George Linehan, former St. Mary’s College grid star, will provide the competition in the semi-final bout to the Les O’Neil-Jimmy Austerio feature attraction of Jack Witschi’s pro wrestling show tonight at the North Attleboro Sports Arena. La Chappelle and Linehan will tangle in a best-of-three falls. 45-minute limit bout. The special opening bout will be between Al Mercier of Philadelphia and former coast guardsman Joe Millich of Long Island. This one-fall, 30-minute limit match will get under way at 8:30 o’clock.

Lenihan Grapples Becker

Brooklyn Eagle – November 28, 1944

George Lenihan meets Georgie Becker in the finish wrestling bout at the Ridgewood Grove tonight.  The semi-final pairs Jimmy Austeri with Pat Welsh.  In supporting bouts Rudy Dusek faces Frank Bruce, Tony Martinelli opposes Murray Rothenberg and Abe Yourist clashes with Jack Steele.

June Beyers Wins Bout

The Philadelphia Inquirer – January 18, 1949

June Beyers, Houston, Tex., won two out of three falls from Helen Hild, Omaha, Neb., last night in the women’s wrestling windup at Camden’s Convention Hall.  In other bouts: Tony Martinelli won by disqualification over Karl Davis; Nanjo Singh won from Rudy Dusek; George Lenihan defeated Arnold Skaaland and Joe Montana pinned Jim Wallis.

Girl Wrestlers Clash

The Philadelphia Inquirer – January 17, 1949

June Beyers, Houston, Tex., and Helen Hild, Omaha, Neb., will appear in the wrestling feature tonight at Camden Convention Hall.  In other bouts Karl Davis meets Tony Martinelli, Nanjo Singh opposes Rudy Dusek, George Lenihan faces Arnold Skaaland, Joe Montana meets Jim Wallis.

Szabo Meets Numa

The Philadelphia Enquirer – October 11, 1944

Sandor Szabo and Leo Numa clash in the windup of the initial wrestling show of the season at the Met, Broad and Poplar sts. tonight.  They wrestle two out of three falls.  In other bouts Herman Rohde meets Angelo Savoldi, George Linnehan takes on Leo Erickson, Hans Kampfer tussles Tony Milano and John Vanski tackles Murray Rothenberg.

Rothenberg Vs Rudy Dusek

Brooklyn Daily Eagle – December 14, 1944

Rudy Dusek opposes Murray Rothenberg in a special wrestling event on the George Lenihan-Tony Martinelli card Saturday night at the Broadway Arena.

Lenihan And Becker Set For Rematch

Long Island Daily Press – December 4, 1944

The wrestling rematch at the Ridgewood Grove tomorrow night between George Lenihan, Boston bad man, and Gorgeous Georgie Becker of Brooklyn looks like the hottest bout since the Grove reopened to wrestling under the aegis of Rudy Miller.  Lenihan pinned Becker last week and caused a riot doing it.

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