Tag Archives: Hard-boiled Haggerty

Thesz Keeps Mat Title Versus Haggerty

Sacramento Union – September 10, 1951

Lou Thesz defended his world’s wrestling championship last night in Memorial Auditorium by throwing Hard Boiled Haggerty with a flying scissors after taking the first fall on a foul. Continue reading

Wrestling Bill Is Completed

The Milwaukee Journal – December 27, 1967

Two more acts, added Tuesday, complete the professional wrestling card to be staged Saturday night at the Auditorium.  Reg Parks and Doug Gilbert will meet Black Bart and Barron Von Roschke in a tag match and Eddie Sharkey will pair off with Johnny Kace in the curtain raiser.  In other exhibitions, Harley Race will meet Igor Vodik in what is billed as the main event and Hard Boiled Haggerty will appear with Rene Goulet in the semifinal.

Hardboiled Haggerty Stops El Pulpo In Mat Massacre

Los Angeles Times – October 27, 1938
By Jack Singer

W.P.A. crews, working in shifts, last night were removing the broken body of El Pulpo, the Mexican Octopus Man, in sections and transporting said torso the glue factory where, attendants report, there is a 50-50 chance that it will be patched up again as good as new, give or take an arm. Continue reading