Long Island Star-Journal – October 31, 1960
Antonino Rocca and Miguel Perez won two of three falls to defeat The Rebel Brothers in the feature of Saturday night’s pro wrestling card at Sunnyside Garden.
The Bavarian Boys and the team of Jerry Graham – Pampero Firpo grappled to a draw, while Ricki Starr defeated Red Grupe when the latter was disqualified. Rocca faces Grupe in tomorrow’s feature.
Bruno Sammartino scored over Pat Kelly, Pao Yon Chon beat Miguel Torres, Luther Lindsey whipped Al Smith and Tony Martino won from Jose Romero.
Posted in 1960
Tagged Al Smith, Antonino Rocca, Bavarian Boys, Bruno Sammartino, Dr. Jerry Graham, Jose Romero, Luther Lindsey, Miguel Perez, Miguel Torres, Pampero Firpo, Pat Kelly, Rebel Brothers, Red Grupe, Ricki Starr, Tony Martino
Smithtown Star – October 26, 1960
The greatest line-up of pro wrestling talent ever assembled in one ring on Long Island will be at the Long Island Arena in Commack on Wednesday night.
Promoters Larry Mendelson and Manny Heicklen have arranged a sensational seven-bout program for their first card at the spacious arena located at Veterans Highway and Jericho Turnpike.
The great Antonino Rocca, unbeaten South American, clashes with Red Grupe, former heavyweight boxing champion of Europe, in the main event.
Posted in 1960
Tagged Antonino Rocca, Bavarian Boys, Bruno Sammartino, Haystack Muldoon, Jose Romero, Luther Lindsey, Pampero Firpo, Pao Yon Chong, Pat Kelly, Rebel Brothers, Red Grupe, Tony Cosenza, Tony Marino
Tacoma News-Tribune – October 10, 1953
Luther Lindsey won over Bronko Nagurski in Friday’s wrestling main event at the Armory when, with honors even at one fall each, the former Minnesota and Chicago Bears football star was disqualified for refusal to break a shoulder butt hold.
Nagurski won the first fall at 12:33 with a series of flying tackles and a full body press, while Lindsey squared accounts at 3:28 with a neck-breaker to which Bronko conceded.
The Oregonian – October 16, 1953
One of the greatest football players in collegiate grid history, Bronko Nagurski, will take the spotlight in the top attraction of the Portland Wrestling Club’s mat show at the armory Friday night. Continue reading
Honolulu Star-Bulletin – March 3, 1966
Former world champion Lou Thesz and Luther Lindsey wrestled to a draw in one of the triple main events last night on the Civic Auditorium mat card.
Thesz took the first fall with a body scissors, but Lindsey was awarded the second with a flying arm lock. Time ran out before either grappler could gain the deciding three-second count. Continue reading
Honolulu Star-Bulletin – January 6, 1966
Ron Reed of Baltimore captured the Hawaiian heavyweight wrestling championship at the Civic Auditorium last night when Luther Lindsey was unable to continue after a head butt. Continue reading
Tacoma News-Tribune – October 9, 1953
Completion of this Friday night’s Bronko Nagurski-Luther Lindsey wrestling card, which also features a meeting between Frank Stojack and the Masked Marvel, was announced Thursday by promoter Paavo Ketonen. Continue reading
Tacoma News-Tribune – October 4, 1953
Bronko Nagurski, one of the nation’s all-time football greats and likewise a standout heavyweight wrestler through the years, will be making two Tacoma appearances during the coming week. Continue reading
Associated Press – October 7, 1953
This, friends, could be slaughter. Or sheer slapstick.
The rasslers have organized a football team and will bang heads with the Seattle Ramblers at Tacoma Oct. 11 in the “Muscle Bowl.” And heaven help the Ramblers if they don’t know the holts. Continue reading
Tacoma News-Tribune – October 12, 1953
By Ed Honeywell
By reason of their advantage in youth, speed, better organization and more recent acquaintanceship with the game of football, 1953 version, the Seattle Ramblers prevailed over the Wrestlers in Sunday’s “Muscle Bowl” game at Lincoln Bowl. Continue reading