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Last Night’s Mat Results At The Olympic

Los Angeles Times –  January 12, 1933

Ray Steele won over George Zaharias in the main event of Lou Daro’s wrestling match last night at the Olympic by gaining the “rubber” fall with a full nelson in 16m. and 50s. A istic fight between the gladiators followed, but Daro separated them before any bodily harm was done. Continue reading

Londos Beats Vic Christy in Straight Falls

San Francisco Chronicle – February 17, 1933

Whatever wrestling championship it was that Jimmy Londos held when he came here, he still holds for he easily defeated Vic Christy in two straight falls last night at the Civic Auditorium before a crowd of about 6,500. The crowd was keen for Christy but Londos was entirely too strong, clever and experienced for the young fellow and when he got ready to take a fall he took it in decisive fashion. Continue reading

Keneston Wins Over Dude Chick

Los Angeles Times – October 11, 1938

Dude Chick’s attempt to win back his wrestling title from Bob Keneston last night at the Hollywood Legion Stadium met with failure as Keneston gained the final fall to keep his mat laurels. Continue reading

Ed Lewis Throws Shikina At Coliseum AC

San Diego Union – May 10, 1933
By Ted Steinmann

Ed (Strangler) Lewis, veteran of many years on the mat, needed only a little more than 33 minutes last night to win two out of three falls and the match from Oki Shikina, Japanese, at the Coliseum Athletic Club. Lewis won the first and third falls with Shikina surprising to take the second with one of his special joint pressure holds which aided him recently in scoring a string of four victories here. Continue reading

Jim Browning Tosses Charley Santen

Los Angeles Times – July 27, 1933
By Bill Potts

With much the same ease and motion one would use in winding an alarm clock, Jim Browning last night applied his famous turnover scissors to the well-padded grill of Charley Santen and rendered that chunky young man hors de combat in two speedy falls. Continue reading

Koloff Plans Mat Campaign

Los Angeles Times – November 21, 1930

Dan Koloff’s devastating headlocks and front head slams, two holds in which the Balkan mat lion specializes, are expected to play havoc with Don George’s chances of repeating his victory over the powerful 225-pounder when they meet in the finish feature event of Lou Daro’s wrestling show at the Olympic Wednesday night (Nov. 26). Continue reading

Marshall Victor Over Stasiak In Two Falls

Los Angeles Times – January 24, 1930

Everett Marshall, the blond young collegian who is making wrestling history in Los Angeles, advanced another step toward the heavyweight mat title by defeating Stanley Stasiak, the Polish man-mountain, in two straight falls last night at the Olympic Auditorium. Continue reading