The Baltimore Afro-American – February 25, 1956
Close to 600 pounds of muscle and brawn will be bruited about the Uline Arena ring tonight (Friday) when Bo Bo Brazil, perhaps the nation’s top colored wrestler, tangles with Cowboy Rocky Lee in the co-feature of an all-star mat card. Continue reading
Daytona Beach Morning Journal – August 24, 1954
Ace Freeman, a TV wrestler, has been signed for the big wrestling show this weekend, Matchmaker Saul Weingeroff announced last night. Continue reading
Daytona Beach Morning Journal – January 12, 1954
Bonnie Watson, a girl whose ambition is to win the World’s girl tag team championship once she finds the right partner, will team up with Donna Marie Dieckman against the champions at the Beach Arena tonight. Continue reading
The Deseret News – November 19, 1954
Blond Bonnie Watson of West Virginia showed as modern wrestling’s “dream girl” at the Coliseum Thursday night but her rough stuff earned the ire of the crowd as she slugged and kicked her way to victory over the Mexican star, Senorita Olga Zepada of Houston. Continue reading
The Florence Times – June 20, 1954
BONNIE WATSON, lady wrestler
Lady wrestlers will take the spotlight as one half of the twin bill grappling card Monday night at Sheffield Community Center. A four-man tag bout will complete the card of events. Continue reading
St. Petersburg Times – August 26, 1954
Bonnie Watson and Mary Jane Mull defeated Betty Hild and Ida Mae Martinez in a tag team match in the weekly wrestling feature at N. Worth Gable Armory last night before 600 fans. Continue reading
Deseret News And Telegram – November 26, 1954
Senioritas Olga Zepada and Ida Mae Martinez triumphed in the all-girl tag team match Thursday night at the Fairgrounds Coliseum before the largest crowd of the indoor season.
The attractive Mexican girls downed Misses Mary Jane Mull and Bonnie Watson in a modern mat thriller.
Bill Melby defeated rugged Tony Borne in the co-feature. A near riot developed during the closing moments as “Treach” Phillips was losing to Earl Lacy via disqualification.
Promoter Dave Reynolds announced that next week’s main attraction will be the tag team of Melby and George Strickland against Gypsy Joe and Big Ted Christy.
Posted in 1954
Tagged Bill Melby, Bonnie Watson, Earl Lacy, George Strickland, Gypsy Joe, Ida Mae Martinez, Mary Jane Mull, Olga Zepada, Ted Christy, Tony Borne, Treach Phillips