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Thesz, Nomellini In Rubber Mat Match Tomorrow

San Francisco Chronicle – May 20, 1957

Lou Thesz arrives here today for his match with Leo Nomellini tomorrow night at Winterland. Continue reading

Leo Nomellini, Lou Thesz Draw In Mat Test

San Francisco Chronicle – May 22, 1957
By Art Rosenbaum

Leo Nomellini was “saved” for the 49ers against last night at Winterland by failing to win the wrestling championship from Lou Thesz.

Thesz won the first fall and Nomellini won the second and just about then the timekeeper realized that the limit had been reached, and the match was called a draw. Continue reading