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Wrestling Tonight

Brooklyn Daily Eagle – November 26, 1949

Lord Carlton and Done Evans wrestle tonight at the Broadway Arena in a return feature bout.  In supporting bouts, Antone Leone faces Mickey Cortelano, Sammy Berg battles Red Kirkatrick, Jack Steele meets Fritz Ziegfried and Karl Van Worden tackles Fritz Wallick.

Yukon Beaten By Dick Hutton

Niagara Falls Gazette – July 31, 1956

For the second week in a row Yukon Eric missed out on winning the $1,000 offered by Dick Hutton for a fall in the first 20 minutes of their bout.  Hutton also failed to collect the same amount offered by Yukon on the same basis in their feature clash in the Niagara Falls, Ont., Arena wrestling ring last night. Continue reading

Kowalski Drives Primo To Defeat As 13,000 Watch

The Globe and Mail, Toronto – February 27, 1953
By Al Nickleson

Killer Kowalski, as a mat butcher, fully realizes the high price of beef. Last night, he attempted to rustle a month’s supply by galloping off with Primo Carnera’s leg. (This is a leg?) He didn’t succeed, but he did force the Italian strongman into conceding the main maul at Maple Leaf Gardens. Continue reading