Tag Archives: Ramon Torres

Torres, Warren Keep Tag Team Crown, Prone

Fresno Bee – May 25, 1958

Ramon Torres and Nick Warren still are the National Wrestling Alliance tag team champions but the latter is a little worse for wear following a technical draw with grid stars Leo Nomellini and Don Manoukian in the Memorial Auditorium last night.

The match was deadlocked at one fall each when Nomellini, the San Francisco Forty Niners star tackle, and Warren collided head-on in the center of the ring after each missed a flying tackle.

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Set Six-Man Tag Team Wrestling Match Tuesday

Santa Cruz Sentinel – November 23, 1958

Australian six man tag wrestling, popular throughout the Pacific coast, will be introduced to Santa Cruz wrestling fans Tuesday night in the civic auditorium.

Matchmaker Bob Barkhimer of the Santa Cruz Wrestling club announced today that two powerful teams will meet in the one hour, best of three falls engagement.

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Lord Blears Mat Winner

Sacramento Union – January 18, 1955

Lord James Blears and Jesus Ortega rallied last night in Memorial Auditorium to win an Australian tag team match against young Johnny Barend and Enrique Torres. Continue reading

Girl Accuses Mat Star

Sacramento Union – January 17, 1955

Ramon Torres, 22-year-old Oakland heavyweight wrestler, was named the defendant in a paternity suit filed by a 19-year-old Sacramento girl in Alameda County Superior Court. Continue reading

British Lord To Wrestle

Sacramento Union – January 17, 1955

Lord James Blears, monocle and all, will be in the main event tonight at the Memorial Auditorium wrestling matches. Continue reading

Torres Brothers Win Wild Match At Auditorium

Humboldt Standard – November 30, 1954

The Torres brothers, Enrique and Ramon, defeated Big Ben Sharpe and Smiling Bud Curtis in one of the wildest wrestling matches seen here this year last night at Municipal Auditorium.

With the fans standing up and screaming at the fast action, the wrestlers kept the auditorium in an almost continuous uproar as they grappled in and out of the ring and chased each other down the aisles. Continue reading

Blassie Takes Wrestling Title Before 13,200

Los Angeles Times – June 13, 1961
By John De La Vega

Blond Freddie Blassie won the world’s wrestling title (honest!) at the Sports Arena Monday night by putting France’s Edouard Carpentier out of commission, and the howling mob of 13,200 wanted to crown him personally. Continue reading

Sellout Expected For Wrestling Bout

Los Angeles Times – June 12, 1961
By John De La Vega

This is it, he-man fans and little old ladies. For the world’s rassling champeenship, Edouard Carpentier of France against Freddie Blassie, the Georgia peach. Continue reading

Mat Title Match May Set Record

Los Angeles Times – June 11, 1961

A gate record for an indoor wrestling show is a cinch to be set Monday night at the Sports Arena when France’s Edouard Carpentier defends his world heavyweight mat crown against Freddie Blassie. Continue reading

Brazil And Schnable Will Meet In Uptown Arena Mat Event

The Modesto Bee – February 20, 1957

Bobo Brazil, the head butting wrestler, will meet veteran villain Hans Schnable on the Uptown Arena’s televised (KOVR) show tomorrow night. Continue reading