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Wrestles Tonight

Long Island Daily Press – March 22, 1945


Vic Christy, California Adonis, meets Emil Dusek of the Omaha wrestling tribe, in the feature match at the Ridgewood Grove tonight.  They will grapple best two out of three falls.  In the semi-final, Yvon Robert, the former world’s champion, meets Arthur Le Grand.  Other 30-minute bouts pair Tony Martinelli and Nanjo Singh, Fred (Poker Face) Grubmier and Pat Welsh and Reinhold Metzker, newcomer from Glendale, and Murray Rothenberg.

June Beyers Wins Bout

The Philadelphia Inquirer – January 18, 1949

June Beyers, Houston, Tex., won two out of three falls from Helen Hild, Omaha, Neb., last night in the women’s wrestling windup at Camden’s Convention Hall.  In other bouts: Tony Martinelli won by disqualification over Karl Davis; Nanjo Singh won from Rudy Dusek; George Lenihan defeated Arnold Skaaland and Joe Montana pinned Jim Wallis.

Girl Wrestlers Clash

The Philadelphia Inquirer – January 17, 1949

June Beyers, Houston, Tex., and Helen Hild, Omaha, Neb., will appear in the wrestling feature tonight at Camden Convention Hall.  In other bouts Karl Davis meets Tony Martinelli, Nanjo Singh opposes Rudy Dusek, George Lenihan faces Arnold Skaaland, Joe Montana meets Jim Wallis.

Referee Scores One, Tosses Singh – Out

The Pittsburgh Press – May 5, 1936
By Lester Biederman

Horrid Hindu Can’t Behave So Rasputin Is Declared Winner

General Sherman, the eminent soldier, once said “War is Hell,” and today Nanjo Singh, the well-known Hindu wrestler, is going around the country, speaking of Pittsburgh in much the same tones. Continue reading

Wrestling Results

The Pittsburgh Press – May 5, 1936

MOOSE TEMPLE – Ivan Rasputin, 210, won from Nanjo Singh, 202, disqualification, 23:55; Billy Thom, 164, threw Pete Sherman, 175, 26:20; Bert Rubi, 158, drew with Leo Wallick, 178, 45 minutes; Eddie Malone, 180, threw Bad Boy Brown, 203, 13:27; Jack Conley, 187, drew with Walter Sirois, 193, 30 minutes. Continue reading

Wrestling Last Night

Oswego Palladium-Times – August 6, 1937

NEW YORK – Stan Pinto, 214, Dallas, pinned Joe Dusek, 234, Omaha, 22:15.

IRVINGTON, N. J. – Danno O’Mahoney, Ireland, threw Jim Austeri, Italy, one fall (heavyweights) 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

Angered Mat Fan Assaults Referee

Detroit Free Press – April 21, 1936

An angered fan attacked referee Ted Greis as he stepped from the Arena Gardens ring last night but the ring official, strong and youthful, quite gallantly refused to strike back because his assailant was wearing glasses. Continue reading

Nanjo Singh Vs Ali Baba Wrestling Final Tuesday Rates ‘Draw’ Verdict

The St. Maurice Valley Chronicle – October 22, 1942

Al Tucker Pins Bomba Tabu In Special Bout – Valois A Little Out Of Character In Match With Parkins – Larose Wins When Miller Is Disqualified – Double Final On Card Next Tuesday.

Write your own ticket on the Singh-Baba final Tuesday.

Officially Referee Larose claims it a ‘draw’ but he doesn’t offer any explanation.  Perhaps it’s as well.  Just ‘rasslin’ the boys say. Continue reading

Rabid Wrestling Fans Send Matman To Hospital

Associated Press – December 23, 1935

DETROIT – Infuriated customers at a wrestling show dragged Nanjo Singh, East Indian “villain” of the feature match, from the ring tonight and inflicted injuries which required hospital treatment. Continue reading