Tag Archives: Juan Humberto

Cox Downs Lewis In Wrestling Match

Sacramento Union – February 4, 1947

The veteran Ed (Strangler) Lewis lost in the main wrestling event here last night to Ted Cox, the Lodi rough rider. Cox won a first fall and Lewis took the second. The Lodian scored the final down in a brief but rough session. Zefko Simunovich won the special event over Hans Buesing in straight falls. Juan Humberto and Otto Kuss did a draw in the curtain raiser.

Strangler Lewis Will Meet King Kong Cox

Sacramento Union – February 3, 1947

Ed (Strangler) Lewis, former world’s heavyweight wrestling champion, and Ted (King Kong) Cox of Lodi will clash in the Memorial Auditorium tonight in a best two out of three falls main mat match. The bout will be over the one-hour time limit. Continue reading

Wrestling Results

Elmira Star-Gazette – July 23, 1937

New York – Ernie Dusek, 228, Omaha, Neb., threw Abe Coleman, 205, Los Angeles, 32:41. Continue reading

Thesz Wins Over Ben Sharpe In Match Here

Humboldt Standard – November 9, 1954

Lou Thesz, heavyweight champion of the world, showed terrific speed and wrestling know-how last night in winning from Big Ben Sharpe before $4221 worth of fans at Eureka’s Municipal Auditorium. Continue reading

Three Matches Scheduled For Lions’ Show

Humboldt Standard – November 3, 1954

Enrique Torres will wrestle in the semi-windup and Mike Sharpe gets a preliminary bout on the Lou Thesz-Ben Sharpe heavyweight mat championship go in Eureka’s Municipal Auditorium next Monday night. Continue reading

Lopez, Anaya Beat Sharpes

San Jose Mercury News – November 24, 1955

Vincent Lopez and Cyclone Anaya took turns registering falls as they defeated Mike and Ben Sharpe in a one-hour tag match in the main event of last night’s wrestling card at the Civic Auditorium. Continue reading

Great Togo To Meet Gosset At Coliseum

Miami Daily News – January 25, 1953

The Great Togo, stocky heavyweight from Japan, headlines Major W. H. Peeples wrestling card Wednesday at the Coliseum when he tangles with Eddie Gossett of Chattanooga, in the main event a two out of three falls with a one hour time limit. 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.

Terror Trims Taylor; Whipper Watson Draws

Globe & Mail – November 8, 1940
By Ed Fitkin

The reign of Golden Terrorism that has engulfed Toronto’s wrestling realm since Bob Weatherly hove in sight caught Frankie Taylor, the Hollywood mat-inee idol, in its tentacles last night at Maple Leaf Gardens. The handsome people’s choice fell victim to a hammerlock and slam after giving his 303-pound combination of Charles Laughton and Billy Bunter a merry old melee for forty minutes. Continue reading

Leo Nomellini, Anderson In Wrestling Draw

San Francisco Chronicle – February 26, 1958

Leo Nomellini and Paul Anderson wrestled to a one-hour draw with Hans Hermann and Art Neilson, claimants to the world’s tag team, in last night’s wrestling program at the Civic Auditorium. Continue reading