Tag Archives: Gypsy Joe

Starr, Gypsy Joe Wrestle Jan. 10

The Milwaukee Journal – December 28, 1958

Ricki Starr, a wrestler who prefers ballet slippers to sneakers, will meet Gypsy Joe in the feature match at the Auditorium Saturday night, Jan. 10.  In other matches Don and Jackie Fargo will meet Boris and Nicoli Volkoff in a tag team scuffle, Kurt Steinke will face Hans Schmidt and Gino Angelo will take on Carl Engstrom.

Gypsy Joe, Starr Duel

Milwaukee Sentinel – January 10, 1959

Ricki Starr, that dancing hit-and-run master, tries his befuddling routine against that well-known traveler, Gypsy Joe, in Saturday night’s main wrestling offering at the Auditorium. Continue reading

Rocca, Great Togo Both Disqualified

The Gazette, Montreal – June 20, 1957

Argentina Rocca’s return to local matdom was spoiled last night when The Great Togo’s insistence to mix it up on the ring apron instead of inside the ropes brought a disqualification for both wrestlers. Continue reading

Foreign Gals Cop Mat Win

Deseret News And Telegram – November 26, 1954

Senioritas Olga Zepada and Ida Mae Martinez triumphed  in the all-girl tag team match Thursday night at the Fairgrounds Coliseum before  the largest crowd of the indoor season.

The attractive Mexican girls downed Misses Mary Jane Mull and Bonnie Watson in a modern mat thriller.

Bill Melby defeated rugged Tony Borne in the co-feature.  A near riot developed during the closing moments as “Treach” Phillips was losing to Earl Lacy via disqualification.

Promoter Dave Reynolds announced that next week’s main attraction will be the tag team of Melby and George Strickland against Gypsy Joe and Big Ted Christy.

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Milwaukee Journal – November 6, 1952

Gypsy Joe won the national wrestling alliance heavyweight title Wednesday night at Des Moines, Iowa, by defeating Johnny Balbo in three falls.

Rocca Defeats Hewitt In Straight Falls

Chicago Tribune – July 18, 1954

Argentina Rocca beat Tarzan Hewitt in two straight falls in the main wrestling event before 1,383 last night in Marigold Arena. Juan Hernandez whipped Hans Hermann on a disqualification in 10:15 of the semi-windup. Other results:

Bob Orton beat Harry Lewis, Sheik of Araby and Gypsy Joe beat Jon Arjon and Tommy Martindale (tag match), Dave Jons beat Don Clauss and Milt Olsen drew Jerry Woods.