Tag Archives: Prince Maiava

Bearcat Wright Grapples Firpo At Sunnyside

Long Island Star-Journal – May 10, 1960

Bearcat Wright, giant Negro mat favorite, meets Pampero Firpo, bewhiskered South American Wildman, in the non-TV highlight of tonight’s professional wrestling card at Sunnyside Garden. Continue reading

Champion Tag Team Collects Wrestling Win

Times-News – September 17, 1958

Penny Banner and Loraine Johnson came up with two straight falls Tuesday night to retain their-claim to the women’s world tag team championship. The bout was part of the VFW’s weekly wrestling card. Continue reading

Mat Show Set Tonight

Utica Daily Press – October 5, 1957

Fritz Von Erich 10-5-1957


Clinton – Promoters of tonight’s wrestling card at the Clinton Arena are billing it as a triple-threat attraction.  Action starts at 8:30. Continue reading

Bonnie Wrestles Sylvia Torres

Sarasota Herald-Tribune – January 19, 1960

Bonnie Watson proved to be the champion of the girl wrestlers Monday night at the American Legion Coliseum.  She and Sylvia Torres were the last two eliminated in a wrestle royal. Continue reading

Jack Pesek Meets Prince

Saskatoon Star-Phoenix – October 25, 1955

Jack Pesek of Lincoln, Nebraska, tackles the job of snapping Prince Maiava’s winning streak in one of the featured bouts on the pro wrestling card at the Exhibition Stadium Wednesday night. Continue reading

Bastiens Grapple To Draw

New York Post – May 1, 1960

Red and Lou Bastien retained their U.S. tag team title during Saturday night’s professional wrestling show at the Island Garden when the 11 p.m. curfew imposed by the New York State Athletic Commission halted the most grueling main event ever staged at the West Hempstead arena. Continue reading