Tag Archives: Great Fuji

Large Crowd Sees Mayne Beat Savage

Eugene Register-Guard – November 14, 1970

Lonnie Mayne defeated Dutch Savage two out of three falls in a wild main event to highlight the professional wrestling card at the Eugene Cow Palace Friday night. Continue reading

Mayne Meets Dutch Savage

Eugene Register-Guard – September 24, 1970

Lonnie Mayne and Big Dutch Savage will meet in the feature match on Friday night’s professional wrestling card at the Eugene Cow Palace.  The winner is expected to get a shot at Northwest champion The Great Fugi. Continue reading

Gilbert Wins ‘Boot Match’

Florence Times – Tri-Cities Daily – March 24, 1973

Tommy Gilbert finally managed to remove both boots from opponent Jimmy Kent to win the ‘Cowboy Boot Match’ Thursday night in wrestling at the Florence National Guard Armory. Continue reading

Giant Will Wrestle Tonight

The Modesto Bee – February 4, 1977

Andre the Giant will wrestle in Modesto tonight in a five-man tag match in the Uptown Arena, starting at 8:30 o’clock.

Andre, who is 7-foot-5 and weighs 485 pounds, will team with Pepper Gomez to meet the team of the Great Fuji and brothers Johnny and Jimmy Valiant.  The match will be over on hour, two-out-of-three falls.

In other bouts, Alberto Madril will face Mad Dog Vachon and Alexis Smirnoff will meet Rock Riddle.

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