Utica Daily Press – September 28, 1963
Hans Schmidt and The Beast tangle in the main event of tonight’s wrestling headliner in Utica Memorial Auditorium.
Schmidt and The Beast clashed before one of the top crowds here last and met once after in Buffalo and are now on even terms. That some extra excitement can be anticipated comes in the fact that Martino Angelo, manager of The Beast, will be at ringside.
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Utica Daily Press – September 25, 1963
Hans Schmidt, victor over Billy Lyons on the opening wrestling card of the season, will return here Saturday night to tangle with The Beast in the featured match in the Utica Memorial Auditorium.
Utica Daily Press – September 26, 1963
Wrestling Promoter Pedro Martinez will present midget wrestlers in a special feature to the Hans Schmidt – The Beast clash in Utica Memorial Auditorium Saturday Night.
The pint-size matman, Lord Littlebrook, and Bull Brummelt, at 99 pounds the “heaviest” of the midgets in present day wrestling, have been signed. Continue reading
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.
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
Globe & Mail – September 24, 1965
By Steve York
They call it all-in wrestling in Britain and a look at the ending of the main bout at Maple Leaf Gardens last night showed why. There was Gene Kiniski…
What? The result? Oh, that was a draw between Whipper Watson and Kiniski. The 11 o’clock curfew halted the one-fall match for the British Empire heavyweight championship at 30:32 and referee Tiger Tasker ruled the outcome a draw. That meant Watson retained the title. Continue reading
Lakeland Ledger – October 28, 1960
There’ll be feminine pulchritude all over the National Guard Armory wrestling arena in the feature event of tomorrow’s wrestling card.
For Promoter Pat O’Hara will offer a five-girl wrestle royal to top the card with pairings for two one-fall bouts to follow being determined by the order of pinning in the royal. Continue reading
The Miami News – December 25, 1960
Haystacks (Country Boy) Calhoun, one of the biggest wrestlers in the business, tops the Miami Beach Auditorium card next Friday.
Calhoun will team with Chief Big Heart in a tag team match against Eddie Graham and Hans Schmidt. The affair will be a two of three fall one hour bout. Continue reading
The Miami News – December 24, 1960
Bonnie Watson and Chief Big Eagle won the feature wrestling match at the Miami Beach Auditorium, beating Pat Lyda and Pedro Godoy in the best of three falls. Continue reading
Kingston, N.Y., Daily Freeman – September 29, 1954
Antonino Rocca, 227, the barefoot boy from the Argentine, won two falls from Hans Schmidt, 251, the Man Man from Munich, in the professional wrestling exhibition last night at the municipal auditorium.
A large crowd saw the man with the educated feet rally for victory after Schmidt copped the first fall with a body slam and press at 13:27. Continue reading