San Francisco Examiner – June 19, 1935
Because Strangler Lewis stepped outside of the ring and refused to continue during the third fall, referee Joe Gardenfield awarded Jim Browning the decision in their match last night at Dreamland. Continue reading
Washington Post – June 26, 1936
By Bill McComick
Mike Romano, veteran wrestler, died on the mat before 5,000 people at Griffith Stadium last night.
The 40-year-old native of Trieste, Italy, was being counted out by referee Cyclone Burns after 13 – minutes of a match with Jack Donovan, of Boston, when he became unconscious. Continue reading
Posted in 1936
Tagged Cyclone Burns, Emil Dusek, Ernie Dusek, George Koverly, Hank Barber, Ivan Managoff, Jack Donovan, Joe Cox, Joe Dusek, Mike Romano, Rudy Dusek
San Francisco Chronicle – February 2, 1937
Nearing 50, Ed (Strangler) Lewis remains one of the foremost performers among the grapplers, five times world’s heavyweight champion.
When most athletes would be long through, Lewis says he is headed for the top the sixth time and will start again by defeating Sandor Szabo, Pacific Coast heavyweight titlist, in their two-hour rematch tonight at the Dreamland Auditorium, best two in three falls. Continue reading
Posted in 1937
Tagged Bill Hansen, Casey Kazanjian, Ed "Strangler" Lewis, Frank Foschle, Gino Vagnone, Ivan Managoff, John Spellman, Larry Carlson, Pete Managoff, Red Phantom, Sandor Szabo, Tommy Marvin