The Houston Post – July 15 1973
Harley Race, heavyweight champion of the pro-wrestling world, meets the nation’s No.1 challenger when he faces Oklahoma’s Jack Brisco in the final event of a power packed bill at the Sam Houston Coliseum Friday night.
Brisco, ready to unleash all the frustration of six months of waiting for a promised crack at the title, is primed for an all-out effort. In his climb toward Friday’s important tilt he has beaten Johnny Valentine, Wahoo McDaniel, Fritz Yon Erich, The Missouri Mauler and turned in a sensational one hour draw with ex- champion Dory Funk. Continue reading
Posted in 1973
Tagged Billy Red Lyons, Blackie Gordman, Blackjack Mulligan, El Gran Goliat, Gary Hart, George Scott, Harley Race, Ivan Putski, Jack Brisco, Johnny Fargo, Jose Lothario, Missouri Mauler, Nikolai Volkoff, Pantera Negro, Raul Mata, The Viking, Tom Jones
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
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
Charleston Post and Courier – May 24, 1998
By Mike Mooneyham
Downtown Charleston may be filled with the sights and sounds of Spoleto, but next weekend at 1000 King Street, professional wrestling will be the order of the day.
The King Street Palace, site of the former County Hall, will be the stage for the biggest pro wrestling reunion ever held in this area. “The Night the Legends Return: A Tribute to Henry Marcus” will be a long-overdue tip of the hat to one of the sport’s great promoters, along with a recognition of the past stars of the Mid-Atlantic area. Continue reading
Posted in 1998
Tagged Burrhead Jones, Charles Robinson, George Scott, Henry Marcus, Johnny Valentine, Mark Curtis, Rip Hawk, Ron West, Sandy Scott, Swede Hanson, Tommy Young, Wahoo McDaniel