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Detailed results with some additional cards:

Friday, January 6, 1950
St. Louis, Missouri – Kiel Auditorium (8:30 p.m.)
Promoter: Sam Muchnick
1. Enrique Torres (230; Sonora, Mexico) drew Ernie Dusek (245; Omaha, Nebraska) (30:00) (referee: Walter McMillan)
2. Gypsy Joe (205; Romania) & Al Williams (200; Chicago, Illinois) beat Fred Blassie (225; St. Louis, Missouri) & George Drake (205; Catalina Island, California) (referee: Henry Costa)
i. Joe > Drake (24:02)
ii. Joe was disqualified (0:49)
iii. Williams > Blassie (11:29)
3. Cyclone Anaya (214; Venezuela) beat Rudy Kay (235; Chicago, Illinois) (15:14)
4. NWA World Heavyweight Champion Lou Thesz (235; St. Louis, Missouri) beat Wladek Kowalski (265; Hamtramck, Michigan) (17:15)
NOTE: The main event was originally scheduled to be Lou Thesz defending the title against Orville Brown. Thesz had been ordered by the NWA to defend the title against Brown as soon as Brown recovered from the injury which caused him to relinquish the title. With Brown still unable to wrestle, Brown was to be present Thesz with the title belt on this night. The night before this card, Brown contacted promoter Sam Muchnick to inform him that doctors had forbidden him from travelling to St. Louis. Thesz was promoted as being recognised by both the National Wrestling Alliance and the National Wrestling Association as world heavyweight champion.

Friday, January 13, 1950
St. Louis, Missouri – Kiel Auditorium (8:30 p.m.) (4,962)
Promoter: Mississippi Valley Sports Club
1. Eric Pedersen (214; Santa Ana, California) beat Rene Adoree (225; Paris, France) via dq (6:37) (referee: George Groner)
2. Ray Villmer (218; St. Louis, Missouri) beat Bobby Nelson (222; Columbus, Ohio) (9:20)
3. Kay Bell (230; Olean, New York) beat Tiger Jack Moore (225; Hamilton, Ontario) (12:05)
4. Zivko “Lucky” Simunovich (225; Honolulu, Hawaii) drew Al Lovelock (235; Houston, Texas) (30:00)
5. Wild Bill Longson (235; Salt Lake City, Utah) beat Bobby Managoff (230; Chicago, Illinois) via dq (15:48) (referee: Fred Voepel)
NOTE: A free-for-all occurred after the main event, ten people were arrested, including Bill Longson and referee Fred Voepel. All charges were dropped the next week.

Friday, January 20, 1950
St. Louis, Missouri – Kiel Auditorium (8:30 p.m.) (9,797)
Promoter: Sam Muchnick
1. Ovila “Mr. Quebec” Asselin (204; Montreal, Quebec) & Otto Kuss (240; Pine City, Minnesota) beat Irish Jack Conley (225; Cambridge, Massachusetts) & Finis Hall (220; East St. Louis, Illinois)
i. Conley > Asselin (16:29)
ii. Kuss > Conley (4:25)
iii. Asselin > Hall (6:58)
2. Argan Singh (250; Calcutta, India) beat Larry Moquin (232; Montreal, Quebec) (7:07)
3. Whipper Billy Watson (235; Toronto, Ontario) beat Ernie Dusek (245; Omaha, Nebraska) (19:02)
4. NWA World Heavyweight Champion Lou Thesz (235; St. Louis, Missouri) beat Wladek Kowalski (268; Hamtramck, Michigan) via dq (6:05) (referee: Jack Dempsey)
NOTE: The advertised main event of Lou Thesz vs. Billy Watson was called off by promoter Sam Muchnick when he discovered that they had wrestled the previous night in Toronto.

Friday, January 27, 1950
St. Louis, Missouri – Kiel Auditorium (8:30 p.m.)
Promoter: Mississippi Valley Sports Club
1. Ernie “Dutch” Hefner (240; Sherman, Texas) & Yukon Eric Holmbach (265; Alaska) beat Zivko “Lucky” Simunovich (225; Honolulu, Hawaii) & Ray Villmer (223; St. Louis, Missouri)
i. Hefner > Villmer (8:33)
ii. Villmer > Hefner (4:06)
iii. Holmback > Simunovich (3:45)
2. LeRoy McGuirk (205; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) beat Angelo Savoldi (220; Venice, Italy) via dq (9:30) (referee: Fred Voepel)
3. Enrique Torres (230; Sonora, Mexico) drew Ski Hi Lee (290; El Paso, Texas) (30:00)
4. Wild Bill Longson (235; Salt Lake City, Utah) beat Frankie Talaber (218; Chicago, Illinois) (22:38)

Friday, February 3, 1950
St. Louis, Missouri – Kiel Auditorium (8:30 p.m.)
Promoter: Sam Muchnick
1. Ernie Dusek (245; Omaha, Nebraska) & Irish Jack Conley (225; Cambridge, Massachusetts) beat Ben Sharpe (250; Hamilton, Ontario) & Fred Blassie (225; St. Louis, Missouri)
i. Dusek was disqualified (6:44)
ii. Conley > Blassie (6:09)
iii. Dusek > Sharpe (9:35)
2. Ovila “Mr. Quebec” Asselin (220; Montreal, Quebec) beat Gypsy Joe (205; Romania) (14:03)
3. Wladek Kowalski (268; Hamtramck, Michigan) beat Otto Kuss (240; Pine City, Minnesota) (9:18)
4. Whipper Billy Watson (235; Toronto, Ontario) beat Ski Hi Lee (290; El Paso, Texas) (25:53)

Friday, February 10, 1950
St. Louis, Missouri – Kiel Auditorium (8:30 p.m.) (6,484)
Promoter: Mississippi Valley Sports Club
1. Carlos Rodriguez (230; St. Louis, Missouri) & Finis Hall (225; East St. Louis, Illinois) beat Fred Blassie (225; St. Louis, Missouri) & Eric Pedersen (214; Santa Ana, California) (referee: Walter McMillan)
i. Hall was disqualified (6:53)
ii. Rodriquez > Pedersen (8:53)
iii. Pedersen was disqualified (7:38)
2. Pete Peterson (230; San Francisco, California) drew Ray Villmer (223; St. Louis, Missouri) (20:00)
3. Vic Christy (235; Van Nuys, California) beat Tiger Jack Moore (238; Hamilton, Ontario) (11:59)
4. George “K.O.” Koverly (245; St. Louis, Missouri) beat Ernie “Dutch” Hefner (250; Sherman, Texas) (12:02)
5. Wild Bill Longson (240; Salt Lake City, Utah) beat Enrique Torres (230; Sonora, Mexico) (27:13)

Thursday, February 16, 1950
St. Louis, Missouri – Kiel Auditorium (8:30 p.m.) (5,898)
Promoter: Sam Muchnick
1. Ray Gunkel (235; Indianapolis, Indiana) & Otto Kuss (240; Pine City, Minnesota) beat Joe Dusek (240; Omaha, Nebraska) & Irish Jack Conley (225; Cambridge, Massachusetts)
i. Dusek > Gunkel (13:51)
ii. Gunkel > Dusek (0:18)
iii. Kuss > Conley (11:17)
2. Ernie “Dutch” Hefner (240; Sherman, Texas) beat Ovila “Mr. Quebec” Asselin (204; Montreal, Quebec) (14:33)
3. Vic Holbrook (240; Hollywood, California) beat Ben Sharpe (250; Hamilton, Ontario) (21:55)
4. Wladek Kowalski (272; Hamtramck, Michigan) beat Ski Hi Lee (290; El Paso, Texas) (15:07)

Wednesday, March 1, 1950
St. Louis, Missouri – Kiel Auditorium (8:30 p.m.) (7,305)
Promoter: Sam Muchnick
1. Pete Peterson (230; San Francisco, California) & Ray Gunkel (240; Indianapolis, Indiana) beat Ellis Bashara (250; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) & Tiger Jack Moore (238; Hamilton, Ontario)
i. Gunkel > Bashara (9:38)
ii. Peterson > Moore (4:38)
2. Vic Christy (235; Van Nuys, California) beat Big Ben Morgan (300; Liberty, Texas) (14:06)
3. Ernie “Dutch” Hefner (250; Sherman, Texas) drew Vic Holbrook (240; Hollywood, California) (30:00)
4. Handicap Match: Wild Bill Longson (240; Salt Lake City, Utah) & Enrique Torres (230; Sonora, Mexico) beat Wladek Kowalski (272; Hamtramck, Michigan) [Kowalski to beat both men in one hour]
i. Longson > Kowalski (14:07)
ii. Torres did not have to wrestle

Friday, March 17, 1950
St. Louis, Missouri – Kiel Auditorium (8:30 p.m.) (8,484)
Promoter: Sam Muchnick
1. Otto Kuss (240; Pine City, Minnesota) & Warren Bockwinkel (250; St. Louis, Missouri) beat Tiger Jack Moore (238; Hamilton, Ontario) & Joe Dusek (245; Omaha, Nebraska)
i. Dusek > Kuss (10:46)
ii. Kuss > Dusek (5:57)
iii. Bockwinkel > Moore (2:48)
2. Tommy O’Toole (240; San Francisco, California) beat Irish Jack Conley (235; Cambridge, Massachusetts) (12:09)
3. Bobby Bruns (250; Chicago, Illinois) beat Ernie “Dutch” Hefner (250; Sherman, Texas) (18:59)
4. Handicap Match: Enrique Torres (230; Sonora, Mexico) & Wladek Kowalski (272; Hamtramck, Michigan) beat Wild Bill Longson (245; Salt Lake City, Utah) [Longson to beat both men in one hour]
i. Longson > Torres via co (34:38)
ii. Kowalski > Longson (1:47)

Friday, March 24, 1950
St. Louis, Missouri – Kiel Auditorium (8:30 p.m.) (6,137)
Promoter: Mississippi Valley Sports Club
1. Hans Schnabel (235; Milwaukee, Wisconsin) & Bobby Nelson (222; Columbus, Ohio) beat Pete Peterson (230; San Francisco, California) & Ray Villmer (223; St. Louis, Missouri) (referee: John Turner)
i. Schnabel > Villmer (10:41)
ii. Schnabel was disqualified (1:55)
iii. Schnabel > Peterson (7:37)
2. Vic Christy (230; Van Nuys, California) drew Ellis Bashara (232; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) (30:00)
3. Vic Holbrook (240; Hollywood, California) beat Lee Henning (252; Saratoga, Iowa) via dq (16:13)
4. NWA World Heavyweight Champion Lou Thesz (228; St. Louis, Missouri) beat Whipper Billy Watson (235; Toronto, Ontario) via dq (30:27) (referee: Henry Costa)

Friday, March 31, 1950
St. Louis, Missouri – Kiel Auditorium (8:30 p.m.) (7,400)
Promoter: Sam Muchnick
1. Otto Kuss (240; Pine City, Minnesota) & Jumping Joe Savoldi (230; Harbert, Michigan) beat Big Ben Morgan (300; Liberty, Texas) & Ernie “Dutch” Hefner (250; Sherman, Texas)
i. Hefner > Savoldi (11:13)
ii. Savoldi > Hefner (1:48)
iii. Hefner was disqualified (10:31)
2. Bert Rubi (215; Detroit, Michigan) beat Tiger Jack Moore (238; Hamilton, Ontario) (10:00)
3. Bobby Bruns (230; Chicago, Illinois) drew Enrique Torres (230; Sonora, Mexico) (30:00)
4. Wild Bill Longson (245; Salt Lake City, Utah) beat Wladek Kowalski (272; Hamtramck, Michigan)
i. Kowalski > Longson (9:12)
ii. Longson > Kowalski (4:48)
iii. Longson > Kowalski (4:04)

Thursday, April 6, 1950
St. Louis, Missouri – Kiel Auditorium (8:30 p.m.) (10,607)
Promoter: Mississippi Valley Sports Club
1. Jim Louis (210; Lancaster, Ohio) drew Carlos Rodriguez (225; St. Louis, Missouri) (15:00)
2. Hans Schnabel (235; Milwaukee, Wisconsin) & Tiger Tasker (225; Toronto, Ontario) beat Howard Cantonwine (240; Webster City, Iowa) & Pete Peterson (230; San Francisco, California)
i. Peterson > Tasker (6:43)
ii. Tasker > Peterson (8:59)
iii. Schnabel > Cantonwine (3:40)
3. Ray Villmer (222; St. Louis, Missouri) beat Ellis Bashara (250; Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) (16:55)
4. Lee Henning (240; Saratoga, Iowa) drew Vic Holbrook (240; Hollywood, California) (30:00)
5. Gorgeous George (225; Hollywood, California) beat Don Eagle (220; Kahnawake, Quebec) via dq (17:58) (referee: Henry Costa)

Friday, April 14, 1950
St. Louis, Missouri – Kiel Auditorium (8:30 p.m.) (8,697)
Promoter: Sam Muchnick
1. Fred Blassie (225; St. Louis, Missouri) drew Ernie “Dutch” Hefner (250; Sherman, Texas) (20:00)
2. Big Ben Morgan (300; Liberty, Texas) beat Otto Kuss (240; Pine City, Minnesota) (6:36)
3. Wild Bill Longson (245; Salt Lake City, Utah) & Wladek Kowalski (272; Hamtramck, Michigan) beat Bobby Bruns (230; Chicago, Illinois) & Enrique Torres (230; Sonora, Mexico)
i. Longson > Torres (9:46)
ii. Torres > Longson (6:28)
iii. Kowalski > Bruns (6:52)
4. NWA World Heavyweight Champion Lou Thesz (235; St. Louis, Missouri) beat Whipper Billy Watson (235; Toronto, Ontario) (19:48)

Friday, May 5, 1950
St. Louis, Missouri – North Side Sports Arena (8:30 p.m.) (1,457)
Promoter: Mississippi Valley Sports Club
1. George O’Brien (215; St. Louis, Missouri) & Fred Blassie (225; St. Louis, Missouri) beat Finis Hall (220; East St. Louis, Illinois) & Tiger Tasker (225; Toronto, Ontario)
i. O’Brien > Tasker (13:04)
ii. Tasker > O’Brien (10:09)
iii. Blassie > Hall (7:59)
2. Lee Henning (240; Saratoga, Iowa) beat Bill McDaniels (230; St. Louis, Missouri) (14:42)
3. Vic Holbrook (240; Hollywood, California) beat Ernie “Dutch” Hefner (250; Sherman, Texas) (26:59)
4. Enrique Torres (230; Sonora, Mexico) beat Big Ben Morgan (300; Liberty, Texas)
NOTE: The North Side Sports Arena was an outdoor arena at a baseball park.

Friday, May 12, 1950
St. Louis, Missouri – North Side Sports Arena (8:30 p.m.) (2,495)
Promoter: Sam Muchnick
1. Charles Pelan (210; St. Louis, Missouri) & Ralph Garibaldi (215; St. Louis, Missouri) beat Carlos Rodriguez (235; St. Louis, Missouri) & Pete Peterson (230; San Francisco, California)
i. Garibaldi > Rodriguez (7:38)
ii. Garibaldi > Rodriguez (7:04)
2. Juan Hernandez (215; Mexico) beat Jack Hader (235; Kansas City, Missouri) (17:15)
3. Gypsy Joe (210; Romania) drew Joe Millich (220; St. Louis, Missouri) (30:00)
4. Wladek Kowalski (272; Hamtramck, Michigan) beat Vic Holbrook (240; Hollywood, California) (25:18) (referee: Henry Costa)

Saturday, May 20, 1950
St. Louis, Missouri – North Side Sports Arena (8:30 p.m.)
Promoter: Mississippi Valley Sports Club
1. Fred Blassie (225; St. Louis, Missouri) & Bill McDaniels (238; St. Louis, Missouri) beat Tiger Jack Moore (238; Hamilton, Ontario) & Tiger Tasker (235; Toronto, Ontario)
i. Moore > McDaniels (9:14)
ii. McDaniels > Tasker (6:34)
iii. Blassie > Tasker (3:54)
2. Big Ben Morgan (300; Liberty, Texas) drew Ernie “Dutch” Hefner (250; Sherman, Texas) (30:00)
3. Enrique Torres (230; Sonora, Mexico) beat Irish Jack Conley (225; Cambridge, Massachusetts) (19:15)
4. Vic Holbrook (250; Hollywood, California) beat Lee Henning (240; Saratoga, Iowa) (15:26)
NOTE: This card was rescheduled from May 19 due to bad weather.

Saturday, May 27, 1950
St. Louis, Missouri – North Side Sports Arena (8:30 p.m.) (2,000)
Promoter: Sam Muchnick
1. Carlos Rodriguez (235; St. Louis, Missouri) beat Charles Pelan (210; St. Louis, Missouri) (6:43)
2. Bill McDaniels (230; St. Louis, Missouri) drew Juan Hernandez (215; Mexico) (20:00)
3. Sonny Meyers (220; St. Joseph, Missouri) & Ralph Garibaldi (215; St. Louis, Missouri) beat Gypsy Joe (210; Romania) & Pete Peterson (230; San Francisco, California)
i. Garibaldi > Peterson (14:43)
ii. Joe > Meyers (4:56)
iii. Meyers > Joe (6:11)
4. Abe “King Kong” Kashey (255; Compton, California) beat Vic Holbrook (250; Hollywood, California) (13:23)
NOTE: This card was rescheduled from May 26 due to bad weather.

Friday, June 2, 1950
St. Louis, Missouri – North Side Sports Arena (8:30 p.m.)
Promoter: Mississippi Valley Sports Club
1. Mayes McLain (240; Prior, Oklahoma) vs. Killer Karl Davis (240; Columbus, Ohio)
2. Ernie “Dutch” Hefner (250; Sherman, Texas) vs. Pete Peterson (230; San Francisco, California)
3. Emil Dusek (240; Omaha, Nebraska) & Joe Dusek (240; Omaha, Nebraska) vs. Fred Blassie (225; St. Louis, Missouri) & Bill McDaniels (230; St. Louis, Missouri)
4. Bobby Bruns (230; Chicago, Illinois) vs. Ernie Dusek (245; Omaha, Nebraska)
NOTE: This card was rescheduled to June 3 and then cancelled due to bad weather.

Saturday, June 9, 1950
St. Louis, Missouri – North Side Sports Arena (8:30 p.m.) (1,700)
Promoter: Sam Muchnick
1. Cherry Vallina (220; East St. Louis, Illinois) beat Juan Hernandez (215; Mexico) (4:15)
2. Killer Karl Davis (245; Columbus, Ohio) beat Pete Peterson (230; San Francisco, California) (10:41)
3. Fred Blassie (225; St. Louis, Missouri) & Ralph Garibaldi (215; St. Louis, Missouri) beat Carlos Rodriguez (225; St. Louis, Missouri) & Jack Hader (245; Kansas City, Missouri)
i. Rodriguez > Blassie (14:33)
ii. Blassie > Rodriguez (1:01)
iii. Garibaldi > Hader (15:39)
4. Wladek Kowalski (272; Hamtramck, Michigan) beat Abe “King Kong” Kashey (225; Compton, California) (22:36)

Friday, June 16, 1950
St. Louis, Missouri – North Side Sports Arena (8:30 p.m.) (1,257)
Promoter: Mississippi Valley Sports Club
1. Jack Hader (245; Kansas City, Missouri) drew Finis Hall (225; East St. Louis, Illinois) (20:00)
2. Fred Blassie (225; St. Louis, Missouri) beat Killer Karl Davis (245; Columbus, Ohio) via dq (13:00)
3. Herb Welch (210; Dyersburg, Tennessee) & Bob Clay (215; Dallas, Texas) beat Wild Red Berry (210; Pittsburg, Kansas) & Balk Estes (212; Elk City, Oklahoma)
i. Clay > Berry (4:00)
ii. Estes > Welch (12:00)
iii. Berry & Clay were disqualified (7:00)
4. Ernie Dusek (245; Omaha, Nebraska) beat Bobby Bruns (230; Chicago, Illinois) (20:00)

Friday, June 23, 1950
St. Louis, Missouri – North Side Sports Arena (8:30 p.m.)
Promoter: Sam Muchnick
1. Carlos Rodriguez (225; St. Louis, Missouri) & Killer Karl Davis (240; Columbus, Ohio) beat Cherry Vallina (220; East St. Louis, Illinois) & George O’Brien (215; St. Louis, Missouri)
i. Davis > O’Brien (9:40)
ii. Davis > O’Brien (8:08)
2. Leo Newman (205; St. Louis, Missouri) drew Bob Geigel (210; Algona, Iowa) (20:00)
3. Fred Blassie (230; St. Louis, Missouri) beat Benito Gardini (215; Italy) (11:22)
4. Wild Bill Longson (245; Salt Lake City, Utah) beat Ralph Garibaldi (215; St. Louis, Missouri) (19:40)

Friday, June 30, 1950
St. Louis, Missouri – North Side Sports Arena (8:30 p.m.) (2,428)
Promoter: Mississippi Valley Sports Club
1. Fred Blassie (225; St. Louis, Missouri) beat Johnny Randa (205; St. Louis, Missouri) (9:14)
2. Killer Karl Davis (240; Columbus, Ohio) beat Jack Hader (235; Kansas City, Missouri) (11:49)
3. Joe Dusek (240; Omaha, Nebraska) & Emil Dusek (240; Omaha, Nebraska) drew Chris Zaharias (220; Pueblo, Colorado) & Babe Zaharias (240; Pueblo, Colorado) (45:00)
i. Joe Dusek > Babe Zaharias (21:25)
ii. Babe Zaharias > Joe Dusek (8:08)
iii. The time limit expired
4. Bobby Bruns (230; Chicago, Illinois) beat Ernie Dusek (245; Omaha, Nebraska) (21:49)



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