Tag Archives: Jon Arjon

McCune Meets Thesz Tonight On Rainbo Mat

Chicago Tribune – July 7, 1954

Bob McCune of Des Moines will meet Lou Thesz, world champion, in one of six bouts comprising Leonard Schwartz’ wrestling program tonight in Rainbo Arena, 4836 N. Clark St. Continue reading

Thesz Defeats Rainbo Foe In 1-Fall Match

Chicago Tribune – July 8, 1954

Lou Thesz defeated Bob McCune of Des Moines, Ia., in one fall in the main wrestling bout before 1,800 in Rainbo Arena last night. Thesz won the first fall in 19:47. McCune, due to a neck injury, was unable to answer the bell for the second fall. Continue reading

Rocca Defeats Hewitt In Straight Falls

Chicago Tribune – July 18, 1954

Argentina Rocca beat Tarzan Hewitt in two straight falls in the main wrestling event before 1,383 last night in Marigold Arena. Juan Hernandez whipped Hans Hermann on a disqualification in 10:15 of the semi-windup. Other results:

Bob Orton beat Harry Lewis, Sheik of Araby and Gypsy Joe beat Jon Arjon and Tommy Martindale (tag match), Dave Jons beat Don Clauss and Milt Olsen drew Jerry Woods.