Greenpoint Weekly Star – July 29, 1960
Promoter Walter Johnston has arranged another outstanding wrestling card for Madison Square Garden Saturday, Aug. 6, featuring unbeaten Antonino Rocca and Ricki Starr against Mike and “Doc” Gallagher, Irish roughnecks in a tag-team battle to a finish.
Bruno Sammartino, Abruzzi strongboy is teamed with Ilio Di Paolo, Up-State Italian, against Pampero Firpo and Dr. Jerry Graham in the semi-final event while an added attraction brings together the Canadian Greek brothers Chris and John Tolos, against the Bavarian Boys.
Times-Union – September 23, 1960
NEW YORK- Madison Square Garden’s first wrestling program of the fall season will he presented Saturday night, Oct. 1. with Antonio Rocca and Miguel Perez heading the card.
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Tagged Antonino Rocca, Bruno Sammartino, Don Stevens, Dr. Jerry Graham, Ilio DiPaolo, Jack Fargo, Jack McArthur, Jose Romero, Larry Hamilton, Larry Hanson, Miguel Perez, Mr. America, Pampero Firpo, Pat Kelly, Red Terror, Ricki Starr, The Rebel, Tony Marino
Long Island Star-Journal – August 26, 1960
The Tolas brothers, Chris and John, Giant Greek youngsters from Montreal, Canada, wrestle Antonino Rocca and Bruno Sammartino, unbeaten Latin combo, at Madison Square Garden tomorrow night. Continue reading
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Tagged Antonino Rocca, Bavarian Boys, Bruno Sammartino, Charley Robinson, Chet Wallick, Chris Tolos, Doc Gallagher, Dr. Jerry Graham, Great Antonio, Harry Wencl, Ilio DiPaolo, Jackie Fargo, John Tolos, Jose Romero, Miguel Perez, Mike Gallagher, Pampero Firpo, Pat Kelly, Rene Bardot, Ricki Starr, Rudy Staurski, Sonny Fargo, Tony Marino, Tony Martinelli, Waldo Von Erich
Fresno Bee – December 7, 1957
What happened to the top strand of the ring rope in the Fresno Memorial Auditorium is almost as big a puzzler to DAV Club wrestling matchmaker as what happened to the usual steady crowd of mat fans last night. There were few to see the show.
When five big bruisers got into the ring last night in what was scheduled to be a singles “grudge” match between Mike Sharpe and Ilio DiPaolo, the “unbreakable” strand finally gave way under their combined weights. Continue reading
Long Island Star-Journal – July 12, 1960
Bruno Sammartino and Ilio DiPaolo, two of the best matmen to ever come from Italy, will wrestle at Sunnyside Garden tonight in two of the six action-packed bouts on promoter Manny Heicklen’s allstar program. Continue reading
Posted in 1960
Tagged Bavarian Boys, Bruno Sammartino, Bud Cody, Chris Tolos, Dr. Jerry Graham, Gregory Jarque, Ilio DiPaolo, John Tolos, Miguel Perez, Miguel Torres, Pampero Firpo, Ray Albano, Tony Martinelli
Long Island Star-Journal – July 13, 1960
Bruno Sammartino, giant Italian grappler, kept his undefeated wrestling record intact by defeating Antonio the Great in four minutes and 25 seconds at Sunnyside Garden last night. Continue reading
Posted in 1960
Tagged Antonio the Great, Bavarian Boys, Bruno Sammartino, Bud Cody, Chris Tolos, Dr. Jerry Graham, Gregory Jarque, Ilio DiPaolo, John Tolos, Miguel Perez, Miguel Torres, Pampero Firpo, Pat Kelly, Ray Albano, Tony Martinelli
The Lancaster/Depew Bee – September 7, 2000
“The Franchise” Shane Douglas
will be one of the many WCW wrestlers on hand at the HSBC Arena for Sunday, Sept. 17’s pay per view event, “Fall Brawl.”
World Championship Wrestling is bringing one of its major events of the year “Fall Brawl,” to the HSBC Arena on Sunday, Sept. 17, and two local charities will benefit from the nationally televised pay per view event. Continue reading
San Francisco Chronicle – February 26, 1958
Leo Nomellini and Paul Anderson wrestled to a one-hour draw with Hans Hermann and Art Neilson, claimants to the world’s tag team, in last night’s wrestling program at the Civic Auditorium. Continue reading
San Francisco Chronicle – February 25, 1958
Leo Nomellini, 49er football star, teams up with Paul Anderson to headline tonight’s wrestling program against Hans Hermann and Art Neilson, at the Civic Auditorium. First match at 8:30. Continue reading
Toledo Blade – December 10, 1959
Bobo Brazil and Lord Layton won the final two falls in their tag team match to defeat Fritz and Waldo Von Erich in the headliner on the professional wrestling card last night before about 1,800 fans in the Sports Arena.
In other bouts, Mike Valentino defeated Lee Henning in 14 minutes, Don Lewin and Roughhouse Haggerty battled to a 20 minutes draw and Ilio DiPalo bested Chief Cheweke in 16 minutes.