Tag Archives: John Henning

Girls Return On Mat Card

St. Petersburg Independent – April 17, 1960

ELLA WALDEK

ELLA WALDEK

A change is on tap for viewers of the grunt and groan sport this Wednesday night, as Miss Ella Waldek and Miss Bonnie Watson return to the local scene to highlight weekly wrestling action at the new Armory. Continue reading

Tag Wrestling Scheduled Here

The Miami News – December 22, 1951

An Australian tag match will be one of the features on next Friday night’s wrestling show at Miami Beach Auditorium on which Don Eagle, the sensational Indian grappler from Quebec, meets Fred Von Schacht of Milwaukee and Buddy Rogers (Nature Boy) of Camden, N. J., locks horns with Nick Roberts of Athens, Ga. In a double windup, each match to a positive finish. Continue reading

‘Nature Boy’ Slated For Wrestling Show

Miami Daily News – March 15, 1953

Buddy (Nature Boy) Rogers, Camden, N.J., will meet Jackie Nichols, Richmond, Me., in the feature wrestling match at Miami Beach Auditorium Thursday night.

Helen Hild, Miami, will meet Carol Carota of Cincinnati in a special one fall match.  Juan Humberto, Juarez, Mexico, and Billy Darnell of Philadelphia, are set for a one fall match.  Prince Omar, Persia, meets John Henning, St. Petersburg, in the opening match.

Indian Don Eagle Stand-Out Athlete

The Miami News – December 23, 1951

Taught Wrestling By Dad; Meets Von Schacht At Beach

Don Eagle, who meets Fred Von Schacht, 235 pound Milwaukean, in one of the two finish wrestling matches on the same program on which Buddy Rogers tangles with Nick Roberts at Miami Beach Auditorium Friday night, was born 25 years ago on the Caughawaga Indian reservation in Canada.

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