Tag Archives: Jesse Ventura

Ventura Beats Savage In Pro Wrestling

Eugene Register-Guard – August 14, 1976

Jesse Ventura defeated Dutch Savage in fourth round of a mixed boxer-wrestler main event to highlight the weekly pro wrestling card at Willamette High School Friday night. Continue reading

Race Keeps Title Against Savage

Eugene Register-Guard – May 28, 1977

Harley Race defeated Dutch Savage in two of three falls Friday night to retain his world heavyweight title in the weekly pro wrestling matches at the Lane County Fairgrounds Friday night.

In the semifinal, Lonnie Mayne and Les Thornton stopped Jesse Ventura and Buddy Rose.  In the special event, Sam Bass defeated Dr. X, while in the opener Jay Youngblood whipped Gorilla Lollar.

Savage, Ventura Draw In Main Event

Eugene Register-Guard – June 12, 1976

Dutch Savage and Jesse Ventura drew in the main event of the weekly pro wrestling card at the Lane County Fairgrounds Friday night.

In a midget match, Bobo Johnson and Little Farmer stopped Tokyo Joe and Billy The Kid.  In other matches, Tami Samoa won on a disqualification over Gorilla Lawler, Dale Lewis stopped Ricky Hunter, and Francisco Flores beat Bill Francis.

Savage, Eagle Defeat Ramos, Ventura In Tag

Eugene Register-Guard – November 15, 1975

Dutch Savage and Johnny Eagle combined to whip Bull Ramos and Jesse Ventura in a tag team match Friday night in pro wrestling at Lane County Fairgrounds.  The duel went to three falls, with the clincher on a disqualification.

In other matches, Jeffrey Portz topped Fritz von Schneider in two of three falls, and Manny Cruz and Matti Suzuki went to a draw.

Savage Victor

Eugene Register-Guard – October 16, 1976

Dutch Savage defeated Bull Ramos in the “Glove Strap Match” which highlighted the weekly pro wrestling card at the Lane County Fairgrounds Friday.  In the semifinal, Jimmy Snuka and Jay Youngblood drew with Jesse Ventura and Buddy Rose in a tag team battle, while Tami Samoa stopped The Alaskan and Seargant LeBeau beat Tony Russo in openers.