Tag Archives: James Hickam

Hutton Defeats Gorgeous George

The Southeast Missourian – November 19, 1955

Dick Hutton took the measure of Gorgeous George last night at the Arena, before a crowd of 1000 wrestling fans, in two straight falls. Continue reading

Gorgeous George to Feature on Wrestling Card Friday

Southeast Weekly Bulletin – November 17, 1955

Gorgeous George 11-17-55

Gorgeous George, wrestling’s greatest attraction, will meet young Dick Hutton Friday night, November 18, at the Arena in a 2 out of 3 falls, 1 hour time limit main event.  The gorgeous one will be here in all his splendor with his colorful robes, purple orchid, gold Gorgeous pins and valet to spray the ring before he wrestles.  He is a colorful wrestler and uses every conceivable way to beat his opponent.  He is well versed in the scientific field of wrestling but can and does use many of the rougher tactics to win.  The human orchid, as he is sometimes called, weighs 225 pounds and calls Hollywood his home. Continue reading