Tag Archives: Jack Allen

Lisowskis Win Tag Team Bout At Marigold

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

Olympic Stages Special Mat Show Tonight

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

Toyonobori Wins Wrestling Title

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.

Rogers, Orton Tag Partners On Mat Show

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.

Graham Wins, Keeps World Mat Crown

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.