Tag Archives: John Tolos

Negro Girls Will Wrestle

The Southeast Missourian – September 22, 1955

An amateur match will open the bill Friday night when the wrestling clan gathers at the Arena, with the doors to swing open at 7:15, the matches to get underway at 8:15. Continue reading

Tolos Boys, Zuma And Starr In Mat Bouts

Sunday Herald – August 2, 1959

The rough-tough Tolos brothers, who typify wrestling villainy at its worst; the Amazing Zuma, a sensational acrobatic type; and whirling, twirling ex-ballet dancer Ricki Starr make encore appearances to feature the weekly all-star wrestling card that can be seen “live’ at the City Arena and on television via WNEW-TV, New York (Channel 5) on Wednesday. Continue reading

Wrestling Card Slated Saturday At Arena Here

The Free Lance-Star – November 19, 1959

Two of the most popular wrestlers in the game will be teamed up on the big mat show at Fredericksburg Arena Saturday night. Continue reading

Tolos Tag Team Triumphs Again

Spokane Daily Chronicle – July 15, 1967

John and Chris Tolos successfully defended their tag team title last night at the Colisum wrestling matches against Don Leo Jonathan and Rocky Johnson. Continue reading

Five Bouts On Mat Card

The Spokesman-Review – November 17, 1966

Five matches, including a world title tag team bout, highlights Friday night’s Spokane Coliseum wrestling card. Continue reading

Jonathan, Valentine Mix In Valley Ring

Los Angeles Times – April 28, 1956

Valley Gardens fans in North Hollywood get a wrestling natural tonight when Leo Jonathan, Navajo Indian from Utah, clashes in a showdown match with Rocky Valentine, roaring cowboy from Lubbock, Tex. Continue reading

Rematch Heads Pro Mat Action

Spokane Daily Chronicle – November 29, 1968

There’ll be no time limit in effect tonight when Bobby Shane and John Tolos meet in a rematch as the main event on the professional wrestling card at the Coliseum.  Shane recently scored a two-fall win. Continue reading

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

Savage Has No Time To Squander On Dean

The Vancouver Sun – February 11, 1969

Dutch Savage didn’t waste any time in proving his wrestling mastery over Dean Higuchi Monday night before a turn-away house of 3,000 fans at Exhibition Gardens. Continue reading