Tag Archives: Louise Green

Joe Louis To Referee 2 Bouts On Uline Card

The Washington Afro-American – January 24, 1956



A rematch of the Buddy Rogers and Cowboy Rocky Hi-Lee bout which ended on a riotous note at a recent show is on tap for the Uline Arena wrestling card Friday night.

Promoter Ray Fabiani has lined up Joe Louis former world heavyweight champion, to referee this match. Continue reading

Wrestling Cards To Help In Polio Drive In Girardeau

The Southeast Missourian – January 16, 1956

The march of Dimes Polio Fund will receive a financial lift Friday night at the Arena when the Odd Fellows turn over their share of gate receipts of the wrestling matches to this worthy cause.  Leonard Thomas, local wrestling promoter said that this polio benefit card has the greatest array of wrestling talent that he has ever been able to assemble for a single night’s wrestling. Continue reading

Cowboy Helps Ricki Starr Win

The Victoria Advocate – December 3, 1953
By John Lyons, Advocate Sports Editor

With Cowboy Carlson riding to the rescue to provide a thrilling finish, Bobby Socks Favorite Ricki Starr won the main event of Wednesday night’s wrestling program.

The decision came over the infuriated Stu Gibson and was awarded by groggy Marvin Jones, the referee with no expression. Continue reading