Tag Archives: The Patriot

Wrestle Royals

St. Louis Post-Dispatch – October 4, 1997

That Which We Call A Rose …

Here’s a real bunch of sweethearts, the guys who will be slammin’ it out at Badd Blood, this Sunday at the Kiel Center. Continue reading

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Rhodes Dusts Off Stomper

The Miami News – January 1, 1975

Dusty Rhodes defeated the Mongolian Stomper in the feature wrestling match at the Miami Beach Auditorium last night.  Joe LeDuc won by disqualification over Cowboy Bill Watts for the Florida Heavyweight Championship.

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Dick Slater Whips Roop

The Palm Beach Post – March 11, 1975

Dick Slater won by disqualification over Bob Roop in professional wrestling at the West Palm Beach Auditorium, but Slater did not win Roop’s Florida Heavyweight title.

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Mat Fans

The Evening Independent – March 28, 1975
Jon Wilson

Alike Only In That They Dig The Wrestling

Two women stood outside Tampa’s Sportatorium, the operations base of area professional wrestling, and spoke of a match one week old.  In that one, a favorite had fallen on evil times.  He was victimized by dirty tactics, the women said. Continue reading

Mat Men

The Evening Independent – March 27, 1975
Jon Wilson
Staff Writer

They Wrestle, Bleed, And Walk To The Bank

The Patriot never smiles under his red-white-and-blue mask.  He is so mean that one time he trounced on Bob Armstrong’s ears during a wrestling match. Continue reading