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1/1/55 Daytona Beach, FL @ Beach Arena
Milo Steinborn & Dick Steinborn beat Canadian Angel & Pedro Godoy
Bobby Roberts beat Eddie Gossett
Austin Shivers draw Saul Weingeroff
Note:  Jack Rush(aka Canadian Angel), collapsed in the rooming room after the second fall, & died of a heart attack. It seems that Godoy continued the match by himself after this

1/3/55 Tampa, FL @ Fort Homer Hesterly Armory
Danny McShain beat Andre Drapp
Ethel Brown beat Carol Cook
Dick Steinborn beat Jack Vansky

1/3/55 Orlando, FL @ American Legion Arena
Don Eagle & Billy Two Rivers beat Al Smith & John Smith by DQ
Carl Engstrom beat Angelo Savoldi in a 2 of 3 falls match
Bibber McCoy draw Bobby Weaver(aka Arnold Skaaland)

1/4/55 Lake Worth, FL @ American Legion Arena
Al Smith & John Smith vs. Bobby Weaver & Frankie Talaber in a 2 of 3 falls match
Belle Starr vs. Barbara Baker
Ike Eakins vs. Pedro Godoy

1/5/55 Daytona Beach, FL @ Beach Arena
Al Smith & John Smith beat Ike Eakins & Pedro Godoy
Lana Lamar beat Carol Cook
Andre Drapp draw Jack Vansky

1/5/55 Sarasota, FL
Danny McShain beat Bobby Weaver

1/7/55 Fort Pierce, FL @ St. Lucie County Armory
Don Eagle vs. Bobby Ford in a 2 of 3 falls match
Jack Vansky draw Billy Two Rivers
Barbara Baker beat Carol Cook in a 2 of 3 falls match

1/8/55 Daytona Beach, FL @ Beach Arena
Ike Eakins beat Pedro Godoy
El Toro beat Andre Drapp
Dick Steinborn draw Jack Vansky

1/10/55 Tampa, FL @ Fort Homer Hesterly Armory
Buddy Rogers no contest with Gino Garibaldi
Danny McShain beat Jack Vansky
Eddie Gossett beat Bobby Ford

1/10/55 Orlando, FL @ American Legion Arena
Great Scott no contest with Carl Engstrom in a 2 of 3 falls match
Ethel Brown & China Mira beat Carol Cook & Lana Lamar in a 2 of 3 falls match
Bibber McCoy draw Andre Drapp(30:00)

1/11/55 Lake Worth, FL @ American Legion Arena
Buddy Rogers vs. Ike Eakins in a 2 of 3 falls match
Barbara Baker vs. Carol Cook in a 2 of 3 falls match
Bobby Weaver vs. Andre Drapp

1/11/55 Ocala, FL @ Auditorium
Bobby Ford vs. Dick Steinborn in a 2 of 3 falls match
China Mira & Ethel Brown vs. Dot Dotson & Belle Starr in a 2 of 3 falls match
Bibber McCoy vs. Pedro Godoy 

1/12/55 Daytona Beach, FL @ Beach Arena
Great Scott beat Ike Eakins by DQ in a 2 of 3 falls match
El Toro beat Andre Drapp
Angelo Savoldi draw Bobby Weaver

1/13/55 Fort Lauderdale, FL @ War Memorial Auditorium
Buddy Rogers no contest with Danny McShain in a 2 of 3 falls match
Ethel Brown beat Belle Starr in a 2 of 3 falls match
Carl Engstrom draw Bobby Weaver

1/14/55 Fort Pierce, FL @ St. Lucie County Armory
Buddy Rogers beat Andre Drapp
Barbara Baker beat Belle Starr in a 2 of 3 falls match
Carl Engstrom beat Great Scott by DQ

1/15/55 Daytona Beach, FL @ Beach Arena
Barbara Baker beat Dot Dotson
El Toro beat Jack Vansky
Carl Engstrom beat Angelo Savoldi

1/17/55 Tampa, FL @ Fort Homer Hesterly Armory
Buddy Rogers beat Gino Garibaldi
Judy Glover & Lana Lamar beat Mary Jane Mull & Ethel Brown
Eddie Gossett draw Angelo Savoldi

1/17/55 Orlando, FL @ American Legion Arena
Danny McShain beat Andre Drapp in a 2 of 3 falls match
Carl Engstrom beat Great Scott by DQ in a 2 of 3 falls match
Bobby Weaver beat Jack Vansky

1/18/55 Lake Worth, FL @ American Legion Arena
Buddy Rogers vs. Eddie Gossett in a 2 of 3 falls match
Barbara Baker vs. Mary Jane Mull in a 2 of 3 falls match
Angelo Savoldi vs. Carl Engstrom

1/19/55 Daytona Beach, FL @ Beach Arena
El Toro beat Great Scott
Carl Engstrom beat Angelo Savoldi
Bobby Weaver beat Jack Vansky by DQ

1/20/55 Fort Lauderdale, FL @ War Memorial Auditorium
Buddy Rogers no contest with Danny McShain in a Texas death match
Judy Glover beat China Mira in a 2 of 3 falls match
Andre Drapp draw Carl Engstrom in a 2 of 3 falls match

1/21/55 Miami Beach, FL @ Auditorium
Buddy Rogers draw Great Scott in a 2 of 3 falls match
Judy Glover beat Mary Jane Mull in a 2 of 3 falls match
Ace Freeman beat Danny McShain in a 2 of 3 falls match

1/21/55 Fort Pierce, FL @ St. Lucie County Armory
Bobby Weaver vs. Jack Vansky
Carol Cook & Ethel Brown vs. China Mira & Lana Lamar in a 2 of 3 falls match
Andre Drapp vs. Angelo Savoldi

1/22/55 Daytona Beach, FL @ Beach Arena
El Toro no contest with Carl Engstrom in a 2 of 3 falls match
Note:  Engstrom won the first fall.  During the next fall he injured his arm falling from the ring. The Arena doctor ordered the match stopped
Barbara Baker draw Mary Jane Mull
Bobby Roberts beat Bobby Ford

1/22/55 Leesburg, FL @ National Guard Armory
Gino Garibaldi vs. Jack Vansky in a 2 of 3 falls match
Carol Cook vs. Cathy Branch in a 2 of 3 falls match
Dick Steinborn vs. Eddie Gossett in a 2 of 3 falls match

1/24/55 Orlando, FL @ American Legion Arena
Gino Garibaldi beat Danny McShain by DQ in a 2 of 3 falls match
Judy Glover beat Ethel Brown in a 2 of 3 falls match
Angelo Savoldi beat Bobby Weaver in a 2 of 3 falls match

1/24/55 Tampa, FL @ Fort Homer Hesterly Armory
Buddy Rogers draw Great Scott
Ace Freeman beat Andre Drapp
Carl Engstrom beat Bibber McCoy by DQ

1/25/55 Lake Worth, FL @ American Legion Arena
Buddy Rogers vs. Eddie Gossett in a 2 of 3 falls match
Mary Jane Mull & Lana Lamar vs. Kathy Branch & Ethel Brown
Bobby Weaver vs. Bob Ford

1/26/55 Sarasota, FL
Danny McShain beat Andre Drapp

1/26/55 Daytona Beach, FL @ Beach Arena
Carl Engstrom beat El Toro by DQ
Lana Lamar beat Mary Jane Mull by DQ
Barbara Baker beat Katherine Branch
Judy Glover draw Ethel Brown
6-girl battle royal

1/28/55 Miami Beach, FL @ Auditorium
Buddy Rogers beat Great Scott in a 2 of 3 falls match
Judy Glover & Barbara Ball beat Ethel Brown & Kathy Branch
Ace Freeman beat Angelo Savoldi

1/28/55 Fort Pierce, FL @ St. Lucie County Armory
Bobby Weaver vs. Jack Vansky in a 2 of 3 falls match with Jack Dempsey as special referee
Ike Eakins vs. El Toro in a 2 of 3 falls match
Bobby Ford vs. Dick Steinborn

1/29/55 Daytona, Beach, FL @ Beach Arena
El Toro beat Carl Engstrom in a Texas death match
Judy Glover beat Ethel Brown
Saul Weingeroff beat Sergeant Bill Jackson(former Army judo instructor)

1/29/55 Leesburg, FL @ National Guard Armory
Gino Garibaldi vs. Eddie Gossett in a 2 of 3 falls match
Pattie Neff(sub for Mary Jane Mull) beat Lana Lamar in a 2 of 3 falls match
Dick Steinborn vs. Ace Freeman in a 2 of 3 falls match

1/31/55 Orlando, FL @ American Legion Arena
Gino Garibaldi no contest with Danny McShain in a 2 of 3 falls match
Judy Glover beat Kathy Branch in a 2 of 3 falls match
Angelo Savoldi draw Carl Engstrom(45:00)

1/31/55 Tampa, FL @ Fort Homer Hesterly Armory
Buddy Rogers beat Great Scott in a 2 of 3 falls match with Jack Dempsey as special referee
Wild Red Berry beat Ace Freeman
Jack Vansky beat Bibber McCoy by DQ

2/1/55 Lake Worth, FL @ American Legion Arena
Bobby Weaver vs. Eddie Gossett in a 2 of 3 falls match
6-girl battle royal including Barbara Baker, Ethel Brown, Lana Lamar, Judy Glover, Kathy Branch and Millie Stafford
Plus 3 other matches

2/2/55 Daytona Beach, FL @ Beach Arena
Danny McShain beat Bobby Weaver
El Toro beat Ace Freeman
Ike Eakins no contest with Angelo Savoldi

2/4/55 Miami Beach, FL @ Auditorium
Gino Garibaldi beat Jack Vansky in a 2 of 3 falls match
Ethel Brown draw Judy Glover(20:00) in battle royal final
Danny McShain beat Ace Freeman(26:43)

2/5/55 Miami, FL
Antonino Rocca beat Hans Schmidt

2/5/55 Daytona Beach, FL @ Beach Arena
El Toro vs. Eddie Gossett
Bobby Roberts vs. Angelo Savoldi
Austin Shivers vs. Ted Rozankowski

2/5/55 Leesburg, FL @ National Guard Armory
Gino Garibaldi vs. Ike Eakins
Danny McShain vs. Ace Freeman
Ethel Brown vs. Pattie Neff

2/7/55 Orlando, FL @ American Legion Arena
Gino Garibaldi & Carl Engstrom beat Danny McShain & Angelo Savoldi in a 2 of 3 falls match
Bobby Weaver beat Wild Red Berry by DQ in a 2 of 3 falls match
Jim Austeri draw Jack Vansky(30:00)

2/7/55 Tampa, FL @ Fort Homer Hesterly Armory
No wrestling due to the Florida State Fair

2/8/55 Lake Worth, FL @ American Legion Arena
Eddie Gossett vs. Gino Garibaldi in a 2 of 3 falls match
China Mira vs. Judy Glover
El Toro vs. Bobby Weaver

2/9/55 Daytona Beach, FL @ Beach Arena
Antonino Rocca beat El Toro by DQ in a 2 of 3 falls match
Danny McShain beat Carl Engstrom
Steve Novak beat Harry Lewis

2/11/55 Miami Beach, FL @ Auditorium
Antonino Rocca beat Hans Schmidt in a 2 of 3 falls match
Judy Glover beat Gloria Adams in a 2 of 3 falls match
Danny McShain beat Wild Red Berry in a 2 of 3 falls match

2/11/55 Fort Pierce, FL @ St. Lucie County Armory
El Toro vs. Bobby Weaver in a 2 of 3 falls match
5-girl battle royal including Barbara Baker, Ethel Brown, Lana Lamar, China Mira and Kathy Branch
Plus 2 other matches

2/12/55 Daytona Beach, FL @ Beach Arena
El Toro vs. Danny McShain
Barbara Baker vs. Katherine Branch
Angelo Savoldi vs. Steve Novak

2/12/55 Leesburg, FL @ National Guard Armory

2/14/55 Tampa, FL @ Fort Homer Hesterly Armory(2nd annual Gasparilla show)
NWA World Champion Lou Thesz beat Antonino Rocca in a 2 of 3 falls match
Gino Garibaldi beat Danny McShain in a 2 of 3 falls match
Wild Red Berry beat Eddie Gossett in a 2 of 3 falls match

2/14/55 Orlando, FL @ American Legion Arena
Baron Michele Leone draw Don Eagle(60:00) in a 2 of 3 falls match
Ike Eakins beat Bobby Weaver in a 2 of 3 falls match
Carl Engstrom draw Ace Freeman(30:00)
Note:  Leone meets Lou Thesz next week thanks to a coin flip

2/15/55 Lake Worth, FL @ American Legion Arena
Antonino Rocca vs. Gino Garibaldi in a 2 of 3 falls, no time limit match
Jim Austeri vs. Carl Engstrom in a 2 of 3 falls match
El Toro vs. Tony Martinelli

2/16/55 Daytona Beach, FL @ Beach Arena
Baron Michele Leone draw Danny McShain
El Toro beat Wild Red Berry
Bobby Weaver beat Angelo Savoldi(subs for Steve Novak vs. Jim Austeri)

2/16/55 Sarasota, FL
Antonino Rocca beat Gino Garibaldi

2/17/55 Jacksonville, FL
Danny McShain beat Steve Novak

2/18/55 Miami Beach, FL @ Auditorium
NWA World Champion Lou Thesz beat Antonino Rocca in 2 of 3 falls match
Danny McShain beat Red Berry in a 2 of 3 falls match
Carl Engstrom draw Ace Freeman(30:00)

2/18/55 Fort Pierce, FL @ St. Lucie County Armory
Don Eagle vs. El Toro in a 2 of 3 falls match
Vicki Lynn vs. Patty Neff in a 2 of 3 falls match
Billy Two Rivers vs. Steve Novak

2/19/55 Daytona Beach, FL @ Beach Arena
Danny McShain vs. Wild Red Berry
El Toro vs. Bobby Roberts
Bobby Weaver vs. Eddie Gossett

2/19/55 Leesburg, FL @ National Guard Armory
Don Eagle vs. Ace Freeman in a 2 of 3 falls match
Billy Two Rivers draw Jack Vansky in a 2 of 3 falls match
Ike Eakins vs. Steve Novak

2/21/55 Orlando, FL @ American Legion Arena
NWA World Champion Lou Thesz beat Baron Michele Leone in a 2 of 3 falls match
Carl Engstrom beat Jack Vansky(sub for Eddie Gossett) in a 2 of 3 falls match
Ace Freeman beat Steve Novak

2/21/55 Tampa, FL @ Fort Homer Hesterly Armory
Chief Don Eagle beat Danny McShain
Wild Red Berry beat Bobby Weaver
Gino Garibaldi beat Jim Austeri

2/22/55 Lake Worth, FL @ American Legion Arena
NWA World Champion Lou Thesz beat El Toro by DQ in a 2 of 3 falls match
Wild Red Berry beat Jack Vansky in a 2 of 3 falls match
Carl Engstrom beat Ace Freeman(28:00) via pinfall

2/23/55 Daytona Beach, FL @ Beach Arena
Wild Red Berry & Danny McShain beat El Toro & Ike Eakins
Barbara Lynn beat Patty Neff
Saul Weingeroff no contest with Bobby Roberts

2/24/55 Fort Lauderdale, FL @ War Memorial Auditorium
NWA World Champion Lou Thesz beat Gino Garibaldi via pinfall in a 2 of 3 falls match
El Toro beat Jack Wentworth in a 2 of 3 falls match
Eddie Gossett beat Bobby Ford(sub for Carl Engstrom)

2/25/55 Miami, Beach, FL @ Auditorium
NWA World Champion Lou Thesz beat Baron Michele Leone in a 2 of 3 falls match
Gino Garibaldi beat Bob Langevin in a 2 of 3 falls match
Ace Freeman beat El Toro(19:13) by DQ

2/26/55 Daytona Beach, FL @ Beach Arena
El Toro vs. Ike Eakins

2/26/55 Leesburg, FL @ National Guard Armory
Don Eagle draw Gino Garibaldi in a 2 of 3 falls match
Eddie Gossett beat Billy Two Rivers

2/26/55 Fort Pierce, FL @ St. Lucie County Armory
NWA World Junior Champion Baron Michele Leone vs. ??
Girls match
Plus 1 other match

2/28/55 Orlando, FL @ American Legion Arena
Don Eagle beat Danny McShain in a 2 of 3 falls match
Bibber McCoy draw Angelo Martinelli(sub for Carl Engstrom) in a 2 of 3 falls match
Billy Two Rivers beat Jim Austeri

2/28/55 Tampa, FL @ Fort Homer Hesterly Armory
Baron Michele Leone beat Wild Red Berry
Gino Garibaldi beat Jack Wentworth
Jack Vansky draw Johnny Rougeau

3/1/55 Lake Worth, FL @ American Legion Arena
Baron Michele Leone vs. Carl Engstrom in a 2 of 3 falls, no time limit match
El Toro vs. Gino Garibaldi in a 2 of 3 falls match
Jack Vansky vs. Johnny Rougeau

3/2/55 Daytona Beach, FL @ Beach Arena
El Toro no contest with Baron Michele Leone
Angelo Martinelli beat Eddie Gossett by DQ
Johnny Rougeau draw Jim Austeri

3/4/55 Fort Pierce, FL @ St. Lucie County Armory
Steve Novak vs. Frank Taylor in a 2 of 3 falls match
Ace Freeman vs. El Toro
Wild Red Berry vs. Angelo Martinelli

3/4/55 Miami Beach, FL @ Auditorium
Don Eagle vs. Gino Garibaldi in a 2 of 3 falls match
Johnny Rougeau vs. Ike Eakins in a 2 of 3 falls match
Girls tag match

3/5/55 Daytona Beach, FL @ Beach Arena
El Toro beat Ike Eakins in a Texas death match
Frank Taylor beat Jim Austeri
Jack Wentworth draw Angelo Martinelli(sub for Ace Freeman)

3/5/55 Leesburg, FL @ National Guard Armory
Don Eagle vs. Gino Garibaldi in a 2 of 3 falls match
Jack Vansky vs. Billy Two Rivers
Bobby Ford vs. Eddie Gossett

3/7/55 Orlando, FL @ American Legion Arena
Don Eagle beat Wild Red Berry in a 2 of 3 falls match
Angelo Martinelli beat Ace Freeman in a 2 of 3 falls match
Billy Two Rivers draw Jack Wentworth(30:00)

3/7/55 Tampa, FL @ Fort Homer Hesterly
Baron Michele Leone draw Gino Garibaldi
Gloria Barattini beat Mae Young
Johnny Rougeau beat Frank Taylor by reverse decision

3/8/55 Lake Worth, FL @ American Legion Arena
Don Eagle vs. Baron Michele Leone in a 2 of 3 falls match
El Toro vs. Johnny Rougeau in a 2 of 3 falls match
Frank Taylor vs. Ike Eakins

3/9/55 Daytona Beach, FL @ Beach Arena
Johnny Rougeau beat Jack Wentworth to win battle royal
Angelo Martinelli beat Saul Weingeroff
El Toro eliminated first in 5-man battle royal
Mae Young beat Patty Neff(sub for Judy Glover)

3/11/55 Fort Pierce, FL @ St. Lucie County Armory
Bobby Ford vs. Johnny Rougeau in a 2 of 3 falls match
Judy Glover vs. Mae Young in a 2 of 3 falls match
Angelo Martinelli vs. Jack Wentworth

3/11/55 Miami Beach, FL @ Auditorium
Ike Eakins beat Don Eagle by DQ in a 2 of 3 falls match
Yvon Robert vs. Frank Taylor
Johnny Rougeau vs. El Toro

3/12/55 Daytona Beach, FL @ Beach Arena
Saul Weingeroff beat Billy Kilgore(1:32) in a wrestler vs. boxer match
El Toro beat Ike Eakins
Johnny Rougeau beat Frank Taylor by DQ
Bobby Roberts draw Angelo Martinelli

3/12/55 Leesburg, FL @ National Guard Armory
Don Eagle & Billy Two Rivers vs. Eddie Gossett & Jack Wentworth in a 2 of 3 falls match
Bobby Ford vs. Billy Raborn

3/14/55 Orlando, FL @ American Legion Arena
Gino Garibaldi beat Angelo Martinelli, but turned down win when Martinelli was injured
Gloria Barattini & Pattie Neff beat Millie Stafford & Mae Young by DQ in a 2 of 3 falls match
Johnny Rougeau draw Bibber McCoy(30:00)

3/14/55 Tampa, FL @ Fort Homer Hesterly Armory
Chief Don Eagle beat Frank Taylor
Eddie Gossett beat Billy Two Rivers
Billy Raborn beat Bob Langevin

3/15/55 Lake Worth, FL @ American Legion Arena
5-girl battle royal including Mae Young, Millie Stafford, Patti Neff, Judy Glover and Gloria Barrantini
El Toro vs. Frank Taylor
Billy Raborn vs. Angelo Martinelli

3/16/55 Daytona Beach, FL @ Beach Arena
El Toro & Frank Taylor beat Angelo Martinelli & Steve Novak
Gloria Barattini beat Mae Young to win Florida Woman’s Title
Note:  Betty Hawkins’ state ladies title was vacated as she didn’t defend it for more than six months.

3/18/55 Fort Pierce, FL @ St. Lucie County Armory
6-man battle royal including Jack Wentworth, Doran O’Hara, Bobby Ford, Frank Taylor, Steve Novak and Billy Raborn
Judy Glover vs. Millie Stafford
Plus 2 other matches

3/18/55 Miami Beach, FL @ Auditorium
Don Eagle vs. Ike Eakins in a 2 of 3 falls match
Gloria Barattini vs. Mae Young
El Toro vs. Yvon Robert

3/19/55 Daytona Beach, FL @ Beach Arena
El Toro beat Gino Garibaldi in a 2 of 3 falls match
Billy Raborn beat Bob Langevin by DQ
Jack Wentworth beat Saul Weingeroff(sub for Ted Rozankowski)

3/19/55 Leesburg, FL @ National Guard Armory
No wrestling due to fair week dance

3/21/55 Tampa, FL @ Fort Homer Hesterly Armory
Don Eagle & Billy Two Rivers beat Frank Taylor & Eddie Gossett
Billy Raborn draw Angelo Martinelli
Austin Shiver beat Bill Kyle

3/21/55 Orlando, FL @ American Legion Arena
Gino Garibaldi & Johnny Rougeau beat Bibber McCoy & Jack Wentworth in a 2 of 3 falls match
Gloria Barattini beat Mae Young in a 2 of 3 falls match
Ike Eakins beat Bobby Roberts

3/22/55 Lake Worth, FL @ American Legion Arena
Don Eagle vs. El Toro in a 2 of 3 falls match
Angelo Martinelli vs. Bob Langevin
Johnny Rougeau vs. Billy Two Rivers

3/23/55 Daytona Beach, FL @ Beach Arena
El Toro beat Gino Garibaldi
Doran O’Hara beat Angelo Martinelli
Johnny Rougeau beat Jack Wentworth by DQ

3/25/55 Fort Pierce, FL @ St. Lucie County Armory
No wrestling

3/25/55 Miami Beach, FL @ Auditorium
Gino Garibaldi beat El Toro in a 2 of 3 falls match
Barbara Baker won a girls battle royal

3/26/55 Daytona Beach, FL @ Beach Arena
Don Eagle beat El Toro by DQ
Eddie Gossett no contest with Billy Two Rivers
Bobby Roberts beat Frank Taylor

3/26/55 Leesburg, FL @ National Guard Armory
5-woman battle royal featuring Millie Stafford, Judy Glover, Betty Hawkins, Ethel Brown and Barbara Baker
Ike Eakins vs. Jack Wentworth
Johnny Rougeau vs. Bobby Ford
Plus 2 other matches

3/28/55 Orlando, FL @ American Legion Arena
Don Eagle beat Gino Garibaldi by countout in a 2 of 3 falls match
Bibber McCoy beat Bob Langevin in a 2 of 3 falls match
Angelo Martinelli draw Billy Two Rivers(30:00)

3/28/55 Tampa, FL @ Plant Field(Cancelled due to cold weather
Buddy Rogers vs. Primo Carnera

3/29/55 Lake Worth, FL @ American Legion Arena
Betty Hawkins vs. Judy Glover
Primo Carnera vs. Frank Taylor
Buddy Rogers vs. El Toro

3/30/55 Daytona Beach, FL @ Beach Arena
Don Eagle & Billy Two Rivers beat El Toro & Eddie Gossett by countout
Angelo Martinelli vs. Bob Langevin
plus 1 other match

Last edited on Mon Mar 19th, 2018 02:19 am by dbaker3179



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