Tag Archives: Waldo Von Erich

Tolas Freres At Garden

Long Island Star-Journal – August 26, 1960

The Tolas brothers, Chris and John, Giant Greek youngsters from Montreal, Canada, wrestle Antonino Rocca and Bruno Sammartino, unbeaten Latin combo, at Madison Square Garden tomorrow night. Continue reading

3 Tag Matches Top Sunnyside Card Tonight

Long Island Star-Journal – August 16, 1960

Three tag team matches highlight tonight’s pro wrestling card at Sunnyside Garden, with the non-televised opening match at 8:30 P.M., pitting Dr. Jerry Graham and Pampero Firpo against the Bavarian Boys. Continue reading

Fans Feel Iaukea Got What He Deserved

Asbury Park Evening Press – July 2, 1966
By Wes Moon

Prince Iaukea, that big 385-pound brute from Hawaii, deserved just what that nice Bruno Sammartino gave him last night in the feature wrestling match at Convention Hall, most of the fans agreed. Continue reading

Ox Baker Gets Try At Stomper

The Calgary Herald – March 8, 1968

Doug (Ox) Baker has the armament with which to defeat Archie Gouldie, the Stomper.  All he has to do is catch him.

The two meet again in the main event of tonight’s pro mat card in Victoria Pavilion; Baker promising to leave these parts if he isn’t victorious.

He’s hopeful that he will be with the help of his bear-hug.  When applied by the 295-pound Georgian, it’s exceedingly effective.  As well, he has never been pinned by Gouldie.  It could prove the most frantic bout of the season.

In the semi-wind-up.  Leo Burke will attempt to gain a measure of revenge against Waldo von Erich.  He ran afoul of some extremely unsavory von Erich tactics last week; was beaten into submission almost before the match began. He was unable to continue the match.  Von Erich used a piece of lumber during his highly illegal capers.

There are two tag matches on the card, one involving the very unpopular Cosmonauts.  The unnamed Russians will take on Dave Ruhl and Jack Pesek.  The other tag sends John Foti and Bill Marchuk against Mr. Robust, the masked man, and Gil Hayes.

Two other bouts are on the card with the action beginning at 8:30.

Brazil, Layton Win Arena Tag Team Bout

Toledo Blade – December 10, 1959

Bobo Brazil and Lord Layton won the final two falls in their tag team match to defeat Fritz and Waldo Von Erich in the headliner on the professional wrestling card last night before about 1,800 fans in the Sports Arena.

In other bouts, Mike Valentino defeated Lee Henning in 14 minutes, Don Lewin and Roughhouse Haggerty battled to a 20 minutes draw and Ilio DiPalo bested Chief Cheweke in 16 minutes.

Bruno Victor, Retains Title

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – January 12, 1974

Bruno Sammartino retained his world title by winning over Killer Kowalski, the giant Pole in 12:06 of the main wrestling match before 7,322 fans at the Civic Arena last night. Continue reading