by Daniel Johnson Sonny Myers vs. Baron Arena “The Missouri Meteor” Sonny Myers was involved in the wrestling industry in one way or another fo six decades before he passed away in the 2007. Myers began his career in the… Read More ›
by Daniel Johnson Verne Gagne vs. Red Bastien Verne Gagne at 218 lbs outweighed his opponent, Red Bastien by more than 30 lbs in this performance preserved by Chicago Film Archives through the Russ and Sylvia Davis Collection, 1932-1970. Whereas… Read More ›
by Daniel Johnson Jim Graham vs. Bozo Brown Bozo Brown had his hands full with a young Jim Graham in this match preserved by Chicago Film Archives through the Russ and Sylvia Davis Collection, 1932-1970.
by Daniel Johnson Ivan Rasputin vs. Dick Afflis If you’re into vintage beefy and tough wrestlers, but don’t have a lot of time then this clip preserved by Chicago Film Archives through the Russ and Sylvia Davis Collection, 1932-1970 is… Read More ›
by Daniel Johnson Angelo Poffo vs. Jerry Christie Angelo Poffo played a brilliant heel during his time in Fred Kohler’s NWA territory running out of Chicago, Illinois. He would dress fancifully like Gorgeous George (the old school wrestler not the… Read More ›
by Daniel Johnson Ricki Starr vs. Hans Hermann I logged onto the Freakin’ Awesome Network (FAN) message board on September 30 and was disappointed to see that Ricki Starr had passed away at the age of 83. WWE made a… Read More ›
by Daniel Johnson Brandon Parker vs. Joey Ryan Brandon Parker has had a quiet couple of years since last performing for NWA Hollywood, the promotion that would break off from the NWA and become Championship Wrestling from Hollywood (CWFH). By… Read More ›