Chicago Tribune – July 1, 1956
Reggie and Stan Lisowski beat Nick Bockwinkel and Seymour Koenig two out of three falls in last night’s tag team wrestling bout in Marigold arena. The event headlined a six-bout card. Dick the Bruiser beat Bozo Brown in two falls in the semi-windup. Other results: Continue reading
Posted in 1956
Tagged Angelo Poffo, Benito Gardini, Bozo Brown, Dave Jons, Dick the Bruiser, Don Cortez, Hans Hermann, Jack Allen, Nick Bockwinkel, Reggie Lisowski, Seymour Koenig, Sheik of Araby, Stan Lisowski, Tony Ross
Los Angeles Times – September 20, 1965
The Olympic Auditorium presents a special non-televised wrestling card tonight, featuring a world title bout between Luke Graham of New York and Japan’s Toyonobori. Continue reading
Posted in 1965
Tagged Alberto Torres, Assassin No. 1, Assassin No. 2, Chuck Carbo, Gorilla Monsoon, Jack Allen, Kentuckians, Luke Graham, Nick Bockwinkel, Pedro Morales, The Butcher, Tony Galarza, Toyonobori
Los Angeles Times – September 9, 1965
Toyonobori of Japan wrested the world’s heavyweight title from Crazy Luke Graham before a sellout crowd of 10,224 Wednesday night at the Olympic.
Graham was disqualified on the first fall and Toyonobori took the second fall to win the championship.
OTHER BOUTS – The Assassins drew with Pedro Morales and Alberto Torres, Gorilla Monsoon defeated Jack Allen, The Kentuckians defeated The Mummy and Vince Bagola, The Butcher drew with Mr. Moto, Nicky Bockwinkel drew with Red Lyons, and Yoshina Sato defeated Bambino Lopez.
Posted in 1965
Tagged Alberto Torres, Bambino Lopez, Gorilla Monsoon, Jack Allen, Luke Graham, Mr. Moto, Nick Bockwinkel, Pedro Morales, Red Lyons, The Assassins, The Butcher, The Kentuckians, The Mummy, Toyonobori, Vince Bagola, Yoshina Sato
Chicago Tribune – October 20, 1961
Buddy Rogers, claimant to the heavyweight wrestling championship, and Bob Orton will meet Johnny Valentine and Bruno Sammartino tonight in one of three Australian tag team matches on a wrestling card in the Amphitheater in the stockyards.
Featured in the preliminary bouts will be Haystacks Calhoun, a 601-pounder, who will wrestle Crusher Lisowski, and Shohei Baba, a modest 350, who will wrestle Jack Allen. Other bouts:
Mark Lewin and Don Curtis vs. Jim Hady and Luis Martinez; Billy Goelz and Johnny Gilbert vs. Mister Sato and Great Togo; Sweet Daddy Siki vs. Jack Terry.
Posted in 1961
Tagged Billy Goelz, Bob Orton, Bruno Sammartino, Buddy Rogers, Crusher Lisowski, Don Curtis, Great Togo, Haystacks Calhoun, Jack Allen, Jack Terry, Jim Hady, Johnny Gilbert, Johnny Valentine, Luis Martinez, Mark Lewin, Mister Sato, Shohei Baba, Sweet Daddy Siki
Los Angeles Times – September 21, 1965
Crazy Luke Graham retained his Olympic Auditorium version of the world’s heavyweight wrestling title Monday night by defeating Toyonobori in the main event. Attendance was 9,768.
OTHER BOUTS – Gorilla Monsoon defeated Tony Galarza, Pedro Morales drew with Assassin No. 1, Nicky Bockwinkel drew with Assassin No. 2, Alberto Torres defeated Jack Allen, and the Kentuckians defeated The Butcher and Chuck Carbo.
Posted in 1965
Tagged Alberto Torres, Assassin No. 2, Chuck Carbo, Gorilla Monsoon, Jack Allen, Kentuckians, Luke Graham, Nick Bockwinkel, The Butcher, Tony Galarza, Toyonobori