Sunday Herald – June 1, 1958
The New Haven Arena will offer another of its star-studded wrestling programs next Saturday, headed by a tag team match sending famed Antonino Rocca and Ricki Starr against the Australian pair of Don Heffernan and Al Costello, called “the Kangaroos” after the famous animals of their homeland. Continue reading
Posted in 1958
Tagged Al Costello, Antonino Rocca, Dr. Jerry Graham, Eddie Graham, Fabulous Kangaroos, Harry Lewis, Luis Martinez, Mark Lewin, Marvin Mercer, Miguel Perez, Ricki Starr, Roy Heffernan, Steve Stanley
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
Newark Star-Ledger – March 28, 1954
The Antonino Rocca-Raphael Halpern match was declared a draw by referee Art Generous after one hour of wrestling last night at Newark Armory before a crowd of 4,459, largest of the season. The gross gate was $11,301. The feature bout, originally scheduled for one fall to a finish, was changed at ringtime to one fall with a one-hour time limit. Continue reading
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.
Posted in 1954
Tagged Antonino Rocca, Bob Orton, Dave Jons, Don Clauss, Gypsy Joe, Hans Hermann, Harry Lewis, Jerry Woods, Jon Arjon, Juan Hernandez, Milt Olsen, Sheik of Araby, Tarzan Hewitt, Tommy Martindale