Tag Archives: Joe Louis

Louis Gains Win In Third

Omaha World – September 28, 1954

Joe Louis, 40, Monday night returned to the ring in the City Auditorium to toss a little leather.

He was matched against rassler Art Nielsen, who also wore boxing gloves for the scheduled six-round exhibition. Continue reading

Primo Hurls Challenge At Joe Louis

Los Angeles Times – April 28, 1956

Primo Carnera, former boxing champion of the world turned wrestler, yesterday sent a telegraphic challenge to Joe Louis, another former boxing champ turned wrestler, to a wrestling match here. Continue reading