Tag Archives: Ralph Garibaldi

Steele Tops Card

New York Post – December 20, 1935

Ray Steele, California heavyweight, wrestles Ralph Garibaldi of Italy tonight in the main bout at the Jamaica Arena.  Rusty Wescoatt and Herbie Freeman meet in the semifinal.

Eagle Meets Longson On Mat Tonight

Chicago Tribune – October 15, 1954

A triple feature wrestling show will be presented in Rainbo Arena tonight with six outstanding performers as principals. These are Chief Don Eagle, Ruffy Silverstein, Bill Miller, The Great Karpozilos, Sonny Myers, and Wild Bill Longson. Continue reading

Lou Thesz Grapples To Draw But Bronko Still Champ

St. Paul Pioneer Press – March 22, 1941

Bronko Nagurski is still the National Wrestling Association champion. In the defense of his title against Lou Thesz of St. Louis, at the St. Paul Auditorium theater, Friday night, he wrestled to a one-hour draw. Only a defeat could have stripped him of his championship. Continue reading

Nagurski Risks Crown In Aid Fund Bout

St. Paul Pioneer Press – March 21, 1941

Who will benefit most from the Dispatch-Pioneer Press’ fourth annual Amateur Aid Fund wrestling show in the theater section of the St. Paul Auditorium tonight?

Certainly, deserving amateur athletes will come in for a big share since all proceeds after expenses go into the Aid Fund “kitty.” Continue reading

Krauser Pins Garibaldi In Match At White City

Chicago Tribune – November 5, 1940

Karol Krauser tossed Ralph Garibaldi with a series of flying tackles in 27 minutes and 9 seconds in the White City arena last night. Tarzan White, Cardinal football player, threw Dizzy Davis. Other results: Continue reading