Tag Archives: Rudy Dusek

Becker At Camden

The Philadelphia Inquirer – November 27, 1944

George Becker swings into heavyweight wrestling action against the undefeated Black Terror at Camden Convention Hall tonight.  They are scheduled to go 90 minutes, two out of three falls.  Murray Rothenberg and Fred Grubmier meets Jim Austeri and Pat Welsh in a team match, while Rudy Dusek tackles Dutch Rohde and Matros Kirilenko clashes with Joe Myers in single bouts.

Becker, Russell To Battle In Passaic

The Bergen Evening Record – March 15, 1945

The Armory in Passaic will open its doors to wrestling tonight with an all-star show arranged by promoter Jimmy Austeri.  The card is headed by a bout between Gorgeous Georgie Becker, the Newark defense worker, and Rebel Bob Russell, a roughneck from Texas.  The match is slated for two out of three falls with a time limit of an hour.

As a wrestler Becker has no peers, but he is not a roughneck, while Russell can slug it out with the best of them.  The match is expected to provide plenty of excitement, especially if Russell doesn’t behave.

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Garibaldi Beats Becker As Fans Stage Near-Riot

Courier-Post – January 9, 1945
By Henry Quinton

Spectators Go Berserk as Referee Gehman Gives Deciding Fall to Gino

The blood of Camden wrestling fans is still boiling today over last night’s decision by Referee Doc Gehman which gave Gino Garibaldi, belligerent New Yorker, a dubious victory over George Becker, dapper Chicagoan.

The pair of grunt and groan artists met in the feature wrestling bout at the Convention Hall, before a crowd of 2400 howling fans, and Garibaldi won the first and third falls of a scheduled 90-minute time-limit match, Becker copping the second.

Garibaldi won the first fall in 16 minutes, two seconds with a rolling headlock and body press.  Becker evened things up by copping the middle fall in seven minutes, 40 seconds, forcing his opponent to quit under pressure of a head scissors, and Garibaldi snared the third and deciding fall in 14 minutes, 52 seconds with a body press.

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Broadway Mat Card

Brooklyn Eagle – September 25, 1948

Don Evans and Tony Martinelli will meet tonight in the finish bout on the weekly wrestling bill at the Broadway Arena.  The other bouts will bring together Steve Gob with Rudy Dusek, Lew Laird with Rollo Columbo, Phil Gaver with Arnold Skaaland and Jim Wallis with Murray Rothenberg.

Martinelli And Becker Grapple At Broadway

Brooklyn Eagle – January 6, 1945

Tony Martinelli and George Becker will wrestle to a finish in tonight’s feature at the Broadway Arena.  In other bouts, Promoter Max Joss offers Pat Welsh with Murray Rothenberg, Rudy Dusek with Sam Curry, Fred Grubmeier with Jim Austeri and Frank Bruce with Joe Meyer.

Dusek And Lenihan Top Arena Mat Show

Brooklyn Eagle – December 30, 1944

Rudy Dusek and George Lenihan will hold the spotlight in tonight’s feature bout to a finish on the Broadway Arena wrestling card.  Lenihan, unbeaten in the club this season, will seek his fourth victory.

In the other bouts, Promoter Max Joss has Tony Martinelli pitted against Murray Rothenberg, Sam Curry paired with Abe Yourist, Pat Welsh matched with Jim Austeri, Fritz Ziegfried with Frank Bruce.

Lenihan And Martinelli Head Wrestling Show

Brooklyn Eagle – December 16, 1944

George Lenihan and Tony Martinelli will wrestle in a return finish feature on tonight’s weekly mat program at the Broadway Arena.

In the supporting matches arranged by Promoter Max Joss, Sam Curry will grapple Abe Yourist; Murray Rothenberg will take on Rudy Dusek; Frank Bruce will combat Charley Allen and Jim Austeri will mingle with Joe Meyer.

Lenihan Grapples Becker

Brooklyn Eagle – November 28, 1944

George Lenihan meets Georgie Becker in the finish wrestling bout at the Ridgewood Grove tonight.  The semi-final pairs Jimmy Austeri with Pat Welsh.  In supporting bouts Rudy Dusek faces Frank Bruce, Tony Martinelli opposes Murray Rothenberg and Abe Yourist clashes with Jack Steele.

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.