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Wednesday, January 7, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon
1. Chief Kit Fox drew Ike Eakins (15:00)
2. Ralph “Wild Red” Berry drew Jackie Nichols (20:00)
3. Salvador “Gory” Guerrero beat Ted Christy via dq (7:30)
4. Mr. Moto beat Billy Varga (12:32)
5. NWA World Heavyweight Champion Lou Thesz beat Cyclone Anaya
i. Thesz > Anaya (12:15)
ii. Anaya > Thesz (8:30)
iii. Thesz > Anaya (7:10)

Wednesday, January 14, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon
1. Alo Leilani beat Marvin Jones (11:05)
2. Chief Kit Fox beat Ted Christy (10:55)
3. Leo “The Lion” Newman beat Ralph “Wild Red” Berry
4. Billy Varga beat Mr. Moto
i. Varga > Moto (7:00)
ii. Moto was disqualified (7:03)
5. NWA World Light Heavyweight Champion Gypsy Joe drew Salvador “Gory” Guerrero (60:00)
i. Gypsy Joe > Guerrero
ii. Guerrero > Gypsy Joe (15:40)
iii. The time limit expired

Wednesday, January 21, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon
1. Ted Christy drew Jack O’Reilly (15:00)
2. Scotty Williams drew Jackie Nichols (20:00)
3. Cyclone Anaya beat Bull Curry via dq (12:35) (referee: John Sadoski)
4. Billy Varga & Alo Leilani beat Gypsy Joe & Leo “The Lion” Newman
i. Leilani > Gypsy Joe (11:15)
ii. Gypsy Joe > Varga (12:30)
iii. Varga > Newman (5:15)

Wednesday, January 28, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon (2,184)
1. Scotty Williams beat Leo “The Lion” Newman (8:55)
2. Bull Curry beat John Sadoski (0:52)
3. Alo Leilani beat Howard Cantonwine (8:05)
4. Cyclone Anaya drew Jackie Nichols (20:00)
5. Gorgeous George beat Billy Varga (referee: Leo Voss)
i. George > Varga (11:00)
ii. Varga > George (5:00)
iii. Varga was counted out (8:37)

Wednesday, February 4, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon
1. Jackie Nichols beat Leo “The Lion” Newman (10:50) (referee: Leo Voss)
2. Al Costello beat Ike Eakins (12:20)
3. Cyclone Anaya & Scotty Williams beat Bull Curry & Jack O’Reilly (19:07)
4. Alo Leilani beat Mr. Moto
i. Moto > Leilani (10:35)
ii. Leilani > Moto (7:45)
iii. Leilani > Moto (6:07)

Wednesday, February 11, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon
1. Cyclone Anaya beat Jackie Nichols (22:30)
2. Leo “The Lion” Newman drew Al Costello (15:00) (referee: John Sadoski)
3. Humphrey Pennyworth beat Mr. Moto via dq (10:25)
4. Carol Cook beat Ruth Boatcallie (9:55)
5. Alo Leilani beat Bull Curry
i. Curry > Leilani (0:40)
ii. Leilani > Curry (8:35)
iii. Curry was disqualified (5:00)

Wednesday, February 18, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon
1. Ray “Thunder” Stern drew Jackie Nichols (15:00)
2. Cyclone Anaya beat Leo “The Lion” Newman (7:20) (referee: John Sadoski)
3. Billy Varga nc Alo Leilani (20:20)
4. Danny McShain drew Bull Curry (referee: Leo Voss)
i. Curry > McShain (5:25)
ii. McShain > Curry (5:00)
iii. Both wrestlers were disqualified (5:27)

Wednesday, February 25, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon
1. Lou Palacio drew John Sadoski (15:00)
2. Tony Morelli beat Scotty Williams (16:50)
3. Ray “Thunder” Stern beat Cyclone Anaya via co (14:30) (referee: Otto Kuss)
4. Handicap Match – Hair vs. Beard: Leo Voss beat Leo “The Lion” Newman (had to win 3 falls in 10 minutes)
i. Newman > Voss (2:00)
ii. Newman was counted out (3:18)
5. Bull Curry beat Billy Varga
i. Curry > Varga (8:00)
ii. Varga > Curry (8:30)
iii. Curry > Varga (4:40)

Wednesday, March 4, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon
1. Humphrey Pennyworth beat Leo “The Lion” Newman (9:23)
2. Ricki Starr beat Tony Morelli via dq (14:27)
3. Ivan Kalmikoff drew Alo Leilani (20:00)
4. Bull Curry beat Otto Kuss
i. Curry > Kuss (11:00)
ii. Curry > Kuss (7:35)
5. Danny McShain drew Ray “Thunder” Stern (60:00)
i. McShain > Stern (24:30)
ii. Stern > McShain (24:30)
iii. The time limit expired

Wednesday, March 11, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon
1. Impromptu match: Lord Leslie Carlton beat Art Nelson
i. Nelson > Carlton (14:00)
ii. Carlton > Nelson (1:55)
iii. Nelson was counted out (0:37)
2. Ricki Starr drew Bobby Lane (15:00)
3. Alo Leilani beat Art Nelson via dq (2:47) (referee: John Sadoski)
4. Lord Leslie Carlton beat Ray “Thunder” Stern (18:15)
5. Rito Romero beat Bull Curry
i. Romero > Curry (4:22)
ii. Curry > Romero (3:00)
iii. Curry was disqualified (3:52)

Wednesday, March 18, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon
1. Ricki Starr beat Leo “The Lion” Newman (12:50)
2. Rito Romero beat Mr. Moto (22:04)
3. Alo Leilani beat Lord Leslie Carlton via dq (17:10) (referee: John Sadoski)
4. Miguel Guzman beat Bull Curry (referee: Otto Kuss)
i. Curry was disqualified (10:00)
ii. Guzman > Curry (7:18)

Wednesday, March 25, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon
1. Sterling “Dizzy” Davis beat Tony Morelli (11:45)
2. Alo Leilani beat Carlos Moreno (12:05)
3. Lord Leslie Carlton beat Humphrey Pennyworth (18:15)
4. Rito Romero & Miguel Guzman beat Bull Curry & George Bollas (referee: Otto Kuss)
i. Bollas > Romero (7:00)
ii. Romero > Curry (3:48)
iii. Romero & Guzman pinned both their opponents (3:44)

Wednesday, April 1, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon
1. Bull Curry & George Bollas beat Ray Gunkel & Eddie Gossett (Bollas > Gossett) (11:06)
2. Rito Romero drew Sterling “Dizzy” Davis (20:00)
3. Duke Keomuka beat Alo Leilani (9:15)
4. Miguel Guzman beat Lord Leslie Carlton
i. Carlton > Guzman (12:00)
ii. Guzman > Carlton (0:27)
iii. Guzman > Carlton (5:43)

Wednesday, April 8, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon
1. Ray Gunkel beat Otto Kuss (sub. Lord Leslie Carlton) (12:52)
2. Duke Keomuka beat Ray “Thunder” Stern (12:32)
3. Rito Romero beat George Bollas via co (13:05)
4. Sterling “Dizzy” Davis beat Bull Curry (referee: Otto Kuss)
i. Curry > Davis (8:15)
ii. Davis > Curry (7:00)
iii. Davis > Curry (5:58)

Wednesday, April 15, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon
1. Ricki Starr beat Eddie Gossett (11:15)
2. Rito Romero drew Ivan Kalmikoff (20:00)
3. Sterling “Dizzy” Davis drew George Bollas (30:00)
4. Duke Keomuka beat Miguel Guzman (referee: Otto Kuss)
i. Keomuka > Guzman (9:45)
ii. Guzman > Keomuka (9:15)
iii. Guzman was counted out (8:30)

Wednesday, April 22, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon
1. Ivan Kalmikoff beat Eddie Gossett (12:55)
2. Ray Gunkel beat Duke Keomuka via dq (3:00) (referee: Otto Kuss)
3. Rito Romero beat Ricki Starr (16:45)
4. Sterling “Dizzy” Davis beat George Bollas (12:20)
5. Carol Carota & Terry Majors beat Ella Waldek & Betty Hawkins
i. Wladek > Carota (12:00)
ii. Carota > Wladek (12:30)
iii. Majors > Wladek (1:17)

Promoter: Bill Kline (Monday)

Monday, April 27, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Municipal Auditorium (3,165; $2,963.25)
1. Tony Steele beat Sammy Baldwin (12:10)
2. Buddy Farmer beat Al Rossi (6:43)
3. Connie O’Connor beat Kitty Fay (sub. Rose Maria Alvarez) (10:18)
4. Enrique Marba beat Johnny Dobbs (11:00)
5. Tony “Elephant Boy” Olivas beat “Nature Boy” Tommy Phelps
i. Olivas > Phelps (10:40)
ii. Phelps > Olivas (9:48)
iii. Olivas > Phelps (5:23)

Wednesday, April 29, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon (2,280; $2,933.24)
1. Sterling “Dizzy” Davis drew Aldo Bogni (15:00)
2. Bull Curry ddq George Bollas (6:33) (referee: Otto Kuss)
3. Rito Romero drew Bud Curtis (30:00)
4. Miguel Guzman beat Duke Keomuka (referee: Otto Kuss)
i. Guzman > Keomuka (10:30)
ii. Keomuka > Guzman (13:00)
iii. Guzman > Keomuka (6:45)

Monday, May 4, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Municipal Auditorium (1,839; $1,619.25)
1. Benito Matta beat Chuck Simmons (15:00)
2. Enrique Marba beat Buddy Farmer (9:40)
3. Benito Matta & Enrique Marba beat Buddy Farmer & Chuck Simmons (Matta > Simmons) (6:20) (referee: Leo Voss)
4. Impromptu match: “Mr. Mexico” Luis Martinez beat Buddy Farmer (7:30)
5. “Nature Boy” Tommy Phelps beat Jack O’Brien via dq (10:22)
6. Tony “Elephant Boy” Olivas beat Jack Kennedy
i. Olivas > Kennedy (10:30)
ii. Kennedy > Olivas (3:30)
iii. Olivas > Kennedy (9:17)

Wednesday, May 6, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon
1. Lou Palacio drew Gene Allbert (15:00)
2. Cyclone Anaya beat Bobby Lane (11:00)
3. Bud Curtis beat Aldo Bogni (12:00)
4. Miguel Guzman beat Paul Boesch (15:30)
5. Duke Keomuka beat Bull Curry
i. Curry > Keomuka (8:00)
ii. Keomuka > Curry (3:55)
iii. Keomuka > Curry (4:11)

Monday, May 11, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Municipal Auditorium (1,922; $1,772.00)
1. Benito Matta beat “Nature Boy” Tommy Phelps via dq (11:37)
2. Buddy Farmer beat Jack Kennedy (11:32)
3. Tony “Elephant Boy” Olivas drew Sammy Baldwin (20:00)
4. “Mr. Mexico” Luis Martinez beat Johnny Dobbs (15:27)
5. Sterling “Dizzy” Davis drew Jack O’Brien (referee: Leo Voss)
i. O’Brien > Davis (6:53)
ii. Davis > O’Brien (6:02)
iii. No contest

Wednesday, May 13, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon (2,117; $2,939.17)
1. Cyclone Anaya beat Ivan Kalmikoff (17:51)
2. Salvador “Gory” Guerrero beat Chris Tolos (w/ Count Pietro Rossi) via dq (13:02)
3. Duke Keomuka beat Miguel Guzman (6:03)
4. Bull Curry beat Rito Romero (8:40)
5. Ivan Kalmikoff & Bull Curry beat Salvador “Gory” Guerrero & Rito Romero (Curry > Guerrero) (17:35)
6. Miguel Guzman & Cyclone Anaya beat Duke Keomuka & Chris Tolos (9:37)

Monday, May 18, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Municipal Auditorium (1,689; $1,571.25)
1. Benito Matta beat Frank Murdoch via dq (10:57)
2. Sterling “Dizzy” Davis beat Buddy Farmer via co (13:48) (referee: Leo Voss)
3. Tony “Elephant Boy” Olivas drew Ray Piret (20:00)
4. Sammy Baldwin beat Wally Dusek (12:22)
5. Jack O’Brien & Buddy Farmer beat Sterling “Dizzy” Davis & “Mr. Mexico” Luis Martinez
i. O’Brien > Martinez (10:53)
ii. Davis > Farmer (1:17)
iii. Davis was disqualified (2:17)

Wednesday, May 20, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon (1,693; $2,196.16)
1. Dory Funk ddq Bud Curtis (referee: Marvin Jones)
2. Rito Romero beat Bobby Lane (15:18)
3. Cyclone Anaya drew Ray Gunkel (20:00)
4. Kathleen Wimbley beat Babs Wingo (9:23)
5. Chris Tolos (w/ Count Pietro Rossi) beat Salvador “Gory” Guerrero
i. Tolos > Guerrero (11:00)
ii. Guerrero > Tolos (7:00)
iii. Tolos > Guerrero (5:56)

Monday, May 25, 1953
San Antonio, TX – San Pedro Park (1,109; $929.75)
1. Irish Jackie beat Sonny Boy Cassidy (13:20)
2. Sterling “Dizzy” Davis beat Buddy Farmer via co (16:50)
3. 5 man battle royal: Sterling “Dizzy” Davis beat Buddy Farmer, Bill Sledge, Sammy Baldwin and Benito Matta (16:10)
4. Ray Piret beat Jack O’Brien
i. Piret > O’Brien (1:19)
ii. O’Brien was unable to return after being attacked by Sterling “Dizzy” Davis

Wednesday, May 27, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon (1,230; $1884.91)
1. Cyclone Anaya beat Marvin Jones (13:15)
2. Duke Keomuka beat Bud Curtis (7:25)
3. Dory Funk drew Rito Romero (20:00)
4. Jim Wright beat Humphrey Pennyworth (12:07)
5. Miguel Guzman beat Chris Tolos (referee: Ray Gunkel)
i. Guzman > Tolos (14:00)
ii. Guzman > Tolos (8:48)

Monday, June 1, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Municipal Auditorium (1,010; $954.00)
1. Sammy Baldwin beat Bob Gurley (sub. Bill Sledge) (11:36) (referee: Ray Piret)
2. Benito Matta beat Buddy Farmer via dq (referee: Bob Gurley)
3. Ray Piret drew “Nature Boy” Tommy Phelps (45:00) (referee: Bob Gurley)
i. Phelps > Piret (18:35)
ii. Piret > Phelps (4:27)
iii. The time limit expired
4. Jack O’Brien & Diamond Jim beat Sterling “Dizzy” Davis & Farmer Pete (sub. Sonny Boy Cassidy) (referee: Bob Gurley)
i. Davis > O’Brien (16:20)
ii. O’Brien > Davis (9:22)
iii. Davis was unable to return

Wednesday, June 3, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon (2,245; $2,862.23)
1. Cyclone Anaya beat Dory Funk (9:32)
2. Duke Keomuka beat Salvador “Gory” Guerrero (12:50)
3. Miguel Guzman beat Ivan Kalmikoff (12:10) (referee: Otto Kuss)
4. Rito Romero beat Chris Tolos (13:00)
5. Jim Wright beat Aldo Bogni (7:53)
6. Duke Keomuka & Dory Funk beat Salvador “Gory” Guerrero & Cyclone Anaya (18:12)
7. Ivan Kalmikoff, John Tolos & Jim Wright beat Aldo Bogni, Miguel Guzman & Rito Romero (13:54)

Monday, June 8, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Municipal Auditorium (1,065; $966.00)
1. Ellis Bashara beat Jack Adkisson (17:25)
2. Bill Brookshire beat Bill Steddum via dq (14:59)
3. Farmer Pete beat Diamond Jim (11:05)
4. Sterling “Dizzy” Davis beat Jack O’Brien
i. Davis > O’Brien (9:48)
ii. O’Brien > Davis
iii. Davis > O’Brien (2:20)
5. “Mr. Mexico” Luis Martinez beat “Nature Boy” Tommy Phelps
i. Phelps > Martinez (9:17)
ii. Martinez > Phelps (2:12)
iii. Martinez > Phelps (5:29)

Wednesday, June 10, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon (1,845; $2,376.46)
1. Ricki Starr beat Marvin Jones (13:13)
2. Johnny Kostas beat Aldo Bogni (12:40)
3. Rito Romero beat Ivan Kalmikoff (14:00)
4. Jack Claybourne beat Buddy Jackson (9:10)
5. Miguel Guzman beat Duke Keomuka
i. Keomuka > Guzman (13:45) (referee: Paul Boesch)
ii. Guzman > Keomuka (9:15) (referee: Marvin Jones)
iii. Guzman > Keomuka (8:08) (referee: Otto Kuss)

Monday, June 15, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Municipal Auditorium (1,093; $979.25)
1. Roy Graham beat Bill Brookshire (8:42)
2. “Nature Boy” Tommy Phelps beat Chuck Simmons (9:22)
3. Tony “Elephant Boy” Olivas drew Bill Sledge (20:00)
4. “Mr. Mexico” Luis Martinez beat Ellis Bashara (referee: Leo Voss)
i. Bashara was disqualified (1:00)
ii. Martinez > Bashara (8:00)
5. George “Zebra Kid” Bollas beat Sterling “Dizzy” Davis
i. Bollas > Davis (10:17)
ii. Davis > Bollas (7:30)
iii. Bollas > Davis (5:38)

Wednesday, June 17, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon (1,820; $2,402.00)
1. Tournament, Round 1: Cyclone Anaya beat Ray Gunkel via coin toss (20:00)
2. Tournament, Round 1: Johnny Kostas beat Ernest “Bull” Hefner (5:57)
3. Tournament, Round 1: Duke Keomuka beat Bull Curry via decision (15:00)
4. Tournament, Round 1: Juan Humberto beat Miguel Guzman (10:20)
5. Tournament, Round 1: Rito Romero beat Aldo Bogni (3:37)
6. Tournament, Round 2: Duke Keomuka beat Johnny Kostas (9:03)
7. Tournament, Round 2: Juan Humberto beat Rito Romero via decision (20:00)
8. Tournament, Semi-Final: Cyclone Anaya beat Duke Keomuka (0:04)
9. Tournament, Final: Juan Humberto beat Cyclone Anaya (11:08)

Monday, June 22, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Municipal Auditorium (1,103; $1,094.50)
1. Jack Adkisson beat Bill Sledge (11:40)
2. Benito Matta beat Bruno Giavianni (16:00)
3. Eddie Montemayor drew Bad Boy Brown (15:00)
4. Ellis Bashara beat Farmer Jones (16:40)
5. Joyce Smith beat Belle Starr via co (12:00) (referee: Leo Voss)
6. “Mr. Mexico” Luis Martinez beat Roy Graham
i. Graham was disqualified (10:20)
ii. Martinez > Graham (5:20)

Wednesday, June 24, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon (2,231; $4,058.49)
1. Johnny Kostas beat Vincent Lopez (9:09)
2. Miguel Guzman beat Ernest “Bull” Hefner via dq (15:45)
3. Duke Keomuka beat Cyclone Anaya (14:07)
4. Wladek Kowalski beat Bull Curry via co (6:15) (referee: Otto Kuss)
5. NWA World Heavyweight Champion Lou Thesz beat Juan Humberto
i. Thesz > Humberto (15:25)
ii. Thesz > Humberto (4:40)

Monday, June 29, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Municipal Auditorium (1,072; $1,101.75)
1. Jack Adkisson beat Jack O’Brien via dq (11:20)
2. Eddie Montemayor drew Bad Boy Brown (15:00)
3. Benito Matta beat Sammy Baldwin (12:42)
4. Belle Starr beat Joyce Smith (8:30)
5. Ray Piret beat Roy Graham
i. Graham > Piret (6:00)
ii. Piret > Graham (1:00)
iii. Piret > Graham (6:00)
6. “Mr. Mexico” Luis Martinez beat Chuck Simmons
i. Martinez > Simmons (6:00)
ii. Martinez > Simmons (12:00)

Wednesday, July 1, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon (1,628; $2,139.65)
1. Rito Romero beat Vincent Lopez (11:45)
2. Miguel Guzman drew Emil Dusek (20:00)
3. Ernie Dusek beat Johnny Kostas (13:45)
4. Abdullah Bey beat Bull Curry via dq (7:10) (referee: Otto Kuss)
5. Wladek Kowalski beat Duke Keomuka (referee: Otto Kuss)
i. Kowalski > Keomuka (5:45)
ii. Keomuka > Kowalski (7:55)
iii. Kowalski > Keomuka (7:10)

Wednesday, July 8, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon (1,803; $2,273.00)
1. Al “Spider” Galento drew Rito Romero (15:00)
2. Bull Curry beat Johnny Kostas (9:35)
3. Cyclone Anaya beat Ernest “Bull” Hefner (10:15)
4. Ernie Dusek & Emil Dusek beat Miguel Guzman & Otto Kuss
i. Emil Dusek > ??? (7:00)
ii. Guzman > Emil Dusek (13:00)
iii. Ernie Dusek > Kuss (13:17)

Friday, July 10, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Municipal Auditorium
1. “Nature Boy” Tommy Phelps drew Roy Graham (20:00)
2. David Cantu beat Bad Boy Brown (12:32)
3. “Mr. Mexico” Luis Martinez beat Sammy Baldwin (12:14)
4. Mr. America beat Jack O’Brien
i. O’Brien > America (10:10)
ii. America > O’Brien (5:10)
iii. America > O’Brien (5:30)
5. World Women’s Junior Heavyweight Champion Slave Girl Moolah beat Daisy Mae
i. Moolah > Mae (8:26)
ii. Mae > Moolah (5:00)
iii. Moolah > Mae (2:00)

Wednesday, July 15, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon
1. Leo Wallick beat Dick Raines via dq (referee: Otto Kuss)
2. Juan Humberto beat Johnny Kostas (sub. Emil Dusek) (12:45)
3. World Women’s Champion Mildred Burke beat Ella Waldek (referee: Otto Kuss)
i. Waldek > Burke (12:50)
ii. Burke > Waldek (6:55)
iii. Burke > Waldek (3:20)
4. Ernie Dusek beat Cyclone Anaya
i. Dusek < Anaya (10:15)
ii. Anaya> Dusek (0:20)
iii. Dusek < Anaya (8:25)

Wednesday, July 22, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon (1,265; $1,618.24)
1. Juan Humberto beat Jack Carter (9:10)
2. Roger Mackay drew Rito Romero (20:00)
3. Dick Raines beat Jimmy James (12:25) (referee: Otto Kuss)
4. Miguel Guzman beat Ernie Dusek (referee: Otto Kuss)
i. Dusek> Guzman (12:20)
ii. Guzman > Dusek (9:30)
iii. Guzman > Dusek (4:13)

Wednesday, July 29, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon
1. 8 man battle royal: Duke Keomuka and Miguel Guzman beat Ernie Dusek, Roger Mackay, Ray Gunkel, Aldo Bogni, Salvador “Gory” Guerrero (sub. Rito Romero) and Juan Humberto
2. Ernie Dusek drew Roger Mackay (15:00)
3. Ray Gunkel beat Aldo Bogni (4:55)
4. Salvador “Gory” Guerrero beat Juan Humberto via dq
5. Duke Keomuka beat Miguel Guzman (15:10)
6. Jimmy James beat Dick Raines (referee: Otto Kuss)
i. James > Raines (17:15)
ii. Raines > James (3:04)
iii. James > Raines (6:30)

Promoter: Bill Lawlor; Matchmaker: Willard Brown (Friday)

Friday, July 31, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Municipal Auditorium (978; $1,176.75)
1. “Mr. Mexico” Luis Martinez drew “The Masked Terror” El Diablo (30:00)
2. Daisy Mae & Darling Dagmar beat Slave Girl Moolah & Mars Bennett
i. Bennett > Dagmar (11:00)
ii. Dagmar > Moolah (9:28)
iii. Moolah & Bennett were disqualified
3. World Heavyweight Champion Argentina Zuma beat “Nature Boy” Tommy Phelps
i. Zuma > Phelps (14:28)
ii. Zuma > Phelps (5:48)

Wednesday, August 5, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon
1. Dick Raines drew Ramon Cernados (15:00)
2. Miguel Guzman drew Roger Mackay (20:00)
3. Jimmy James drew Rito Romero (30:00)
4. Duke Keomuka beat Danny McShain (referee: Otto Kuss)
i. McShain > Keomuka (5:32)
ii. Keomuka > McShain (7:09)
iii. McShain was unable to return

Friday, August 7, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Municipal Auditorium (2,282; $2,599.25)
1. Jack O’Brien drew Johnny Shaw (sub. Baron George Grant vs. “Mr. Mexico” Luis Martinez)
2. Princess Maritza beat Mars Bennett via dq
3. Daisy Mae & Darling Dagmar beat Slave Girl Moolah & Mars Bennett (Mae > Moolah) (10:40)
4. World Women’s Junior Heavyweight Champion Slave Girl Moolah beat Princess Maritza
i. Moolah > Maritza (8:40)
ii. Maritza > Moolah (5:30)
iii. Moolah > Maritza (3:15)
5. World Heavyweight Champion Argentina Zuma beat “The Masked Terror” El Diablo (unmasked as Bozo Brown)
i. Zuma > Diablo
ii. Zuma > Diablo

Wednesday, August 12, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon (2,097; $2,702.65)
1. Ricki Starr drew Al “Spider” Galento (15:00)
2. Jimmy James beat Juan Humberto (11:00)
3. Miguel Guzman & Ramon Cernados beat Dick Raines & Jim Wright (Guzman > Wright) (17:55)
4. NWA World Junior Heavyweight Champion Danny McShain beat Duke Keomuka (referee: Paul Boesch)
i. McShain > Keomuka (5:10)
ii. Keomuka > McShain (12:52)
iii. McShain > Keomuka (14:42)

Friday, August 14, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Municipal Auditorium (1,840; $1,857.50)
1. El Diablo drew Johnny Shaw (20:00)
2. Princess Maritza beat Mars Bennett via co (11:20)
3. World Women’s Junior Heavyweight Champion Slave Girl Moolah beat Red Tigress
i. Moolah > Tigress
ii. Tigress > Moolah
iii. Tigress was disqualified
4. World Heavyweight Champion Argentina Zuma beat “Nature Boy” Tommy Phelps
i. Zuma > Phelps (18:10)
ii. Zuma > Phelps (6:07)

Wednesday, August 19, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon
1. Ray Gunkel beat Abdullah Bey
i. Gunkel > Bey (13:13)
ii. Gunkel > Bey (5:00)
2. Jimmy James beat Rito Romero via coin toss (45:00) (referee: Otto Kuss)
i. James > Romero (9:20)
ii. Romero > James (10:55)
iii. The time limit expired
3. Duke Keomuka beat Paul Boesch
i. Boesch > Keomuka (9:55)
ii. Keomuka > Boesch (10:40)
iii. Boesch was unable to return
4. Danny Savich beat Miguel Guzman
i. Savich > Guzman (13:20)
ii. Guzman > Savich (6:15)
iii. Savich > Guzman (6:05)

Friday, August 21, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Municipal Auditorium (2,219; $2,195.50)
1. Pedro Martinez beat Johnny Shaw
2. Mars Bennett beat Darling Dagmar
3. World Women’s Junior Heavyweight Champion Slave Girl Moolah beat Princess Maritza
4. Handicap match: Princess Maritza, Daisy Mae & Darling Dagmar beat Slave Girl Moolah & Mars Bennett
5. World Heavyweight Champion Argentina Zuma beat Jack O’Brien
i. Zuma > O’Brien
ii. O’Brien was disqualified

Wednesday, August 26, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon
1. Ricki Starr beat Bull Curry via dq (12:00) (referee: Otto Kuss)
2. Danny Savich drew Roger Mackay (20:00)
3. Rito Romero beat Juan Humberto (9:21)
4. Andre Drapp beat Jimmy James
i. Drapp > James (18:26)
ii. Drapp > James (14:12)

Thursday, August 27, 1953
San Antonio, TX – San Pedro Park (679; $594.50)
1. Baron George Grant drew “Nature Boy” Tommy Phelps (15:00)
2. Mars Bennett drew Princess Maritza (15:00)
3. World Women’s Junior Heavyweight Champion Slave Girl Moolah beat Daisy Mae
4. Handicap match: Slave Girl Moolah & Mars Bennett beat Princess Maritza, Daisy Mae & Darling Dagmar (Bennett > Tigress)
5. World Heavyweight Champion Argentina Zuma beat Pedro Martinez
i. Zuma > Martinez
ii. Martinez > Zuma
iii. Martinez was counted out

Wednesday, September 2, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon
1. Kurt Von Poppenheim drew Roger Mackay (20:00)
2. Bull Curry ddq Kay Bell
3. Chief Kit Fox nc Duke Keomuka (6:15)
4. Rito Romero drew Andre Drapp (60:00) (referee: Otto Kuss)
i. Drapp > Romero (25:15)
ii. Romero > Drapp (10:05)
iii. The time limit expired

Friday, September 4, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Municipal Auditorium (1,750)
1. Jack O’Brien drew Baron George Grant (15:00)
2. Pedro Martinez beat Giant Goliath via dq (14:00)
3. “Nature Boy” Tommy Phelps beat Bill Powell (14:10)
4. Argentina Zuma beat Leopard Boy
i. Leopard Boy > Zuma (14:03)
ii. Zuma > Leopard Boy (12:01)
iii. Zuma > Leopard Boy (12:04)
5. Argentina Zuma & Pedro Martinez beat “Nature Boy” Tommy Phelps & Jack O’Brien
i. Phelps > Zuma
ii. Phelps & O’Brien were disqualified
iii. Zuma > Phelps (12:05)

Wednesday, September 9, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon
1. Roger Mackay drew Andre Drapp (20:00)
2. Kurt Von Poppenheim beat Rito Romero via dq (11:40)
3. Gloria Barattini beat Mae Young (7:40)
4. Chief Kit Fox & Kay Bell beat Bull Curry & Duke Keomuka (Fox > Keomuka)
5. Duke Keomuka beat Chief Kit Fox (7:03)
6. Bull Curry beat Kay Bell (10:50) (referees: Otto Kuss & John Sadoski)

Friday, September 11, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Municipal Auditorium
1. Black Snake drew Giant Goliath (20:00)
2. Pedro Martinez beat Leopard Boy via dq (14:25)
3. Argentina Zuma beat Baron George Grant (15:30)
4. Slave Girl Moolah beat Darling Dagmar
i. Moolah > Dagmar
ii. Dagmar > Moolah
iii. Moolah > Dagmar
5. Argentina Zuma & Pedro Martinez beat Leopard Boy & Black Snake
i. Zuma & Martinez won
ii. Leopard Boy & Black Snake won
iii. Martinez > ??? (8:40)

Wednesday, September 16, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon
1. Stu Gibson beat Chief Kit Fox (12:57)
2. Roger Mackay beat Abdullah Bey via co
3. Andre Drapp drew Ace Freeman (20:00)
4. Rito Romero nc Kurt Von Poppenhaim (14:00)
5. Duke Keomuka drew Bull Curry (referee: Otto Kuss)
i. Curry > Keomuka (5:55)
ii. Keomuka > Curry (6:31)
iii. No contest

Thursday, September 17, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Municipal Auditorium (1,463, $1,305.50)
1. Baron George Grant drew Chief Blue Eagle (30:00)
2. Pedro Martinez beat “Nature Boy” Tommy Phelps
i. Martinez > Phelps
ii. Phelps > Martinez
iii. Martinez > Phelps
3. Lady Angel beat Darling Dagmar (6:00)
4. Argentina Zuma beat Leopard Boy
i. Leopard Boy > Zuma (18:00)
ii. Zuma > Leopard Boy
iii. Leopard Boy was disqualified

Wednesday, September 23, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon
1. Andre Drapp drew Stu Gibson (15:00)
2. Roger Mackay drew Dory Funk (20:00)
3. Duke Keomuka beat Ace Freeman (16:12)
4. Rito Romero & Pablo Romero beat Kurt Von Poppenheim & Dory Funk (sub. Bull Curry)
i. Pablo Romero > Von Poppenheim (10:09)
ii. Funk > Pablo Romero (5:21)
iii. Rito Romero > Funk (9:08)

Friday, September 25, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Municipal Auditorium
1. Chief Blue Eagle vs. Giant Goliath
2. Pedro Martinez vs. Leopard Boy
3. Mr. America vs. Jack O’Brien
4. Lady Angel beat World Women’s Junior Heavyweight Champion Slave Girl Moolah
i. –
ii. –
iii. Moolah was disqualified

Wednesday, September 30, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon (2,130; $2,807.98)
1. Ricki Starr beat Dory Funk
2. Kurt Von Poppenheim drew Raul “Chico” Casasola (20:00)
3. Pablo Romero beat Jimmy James (13:47)
4. Rito Romero drew Ace Freeman (20:00)
5. Duke Keomuka beat Bull Curry
i. Curry > Keomuka (7:35)
ii. Keomuka > Curry (8:25)
iii. Curry was counted out

Friday, October 2, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Municipal Auditorium
1. Giant Goliath drew Chief Blue Eagle (30:00)
2. Mr. America beat Black Snake
i. –
ii. –
iii. America > Black Snake
3. Lady Angel beat Evelyn Monroe
4. “Nature Boy” Tommy Phelps drew Pedro Martinez
i. Martinez > Phelps
ii. Phelps > Martinez
iii. Both wrestlers were disqualified

Saturday, October 3, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon
1. Ricki Starr vs. ???
2. Raul “Chico” Casasola beat Kurt Von Poppenheim via dq (15:17)
3. Roger Mackay beat Bob Corby via dq (15:13)
4. Andre Drapp nc Abdullah Bey (15:13)
5. Gorgeous George drew Rito Romero (60:00) (referee: Otto Kuss)
i. George > Romero (15:36)
ii. Romero > George
iii. The time limit expired

Wednesday, October 7, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon
1. Roger Mackay drew Ace Freeman (15:00)
2. Leo “The Lion” Newman drew Raul “Chico” Casasola (15:00)
3. Rito Romero beat Bob Corby via dq
4. Pablo Romero beat Kurt Von Poppenheim (5:29)
5. Rito Romero, Pablo Romero & Raul “Chico” Casasola beat Kurt Von Poppenheim, Bob Corby & Leo “The Lion” Newman (Rito Romero > Von Poppenheim) (14:42)
6. NWA World Heavyweight Champion Lou Thesz beat Duke Keomuka
i. Keomuka > Thesz (11:15)
ii. Thesz > Keomuka (5:09)
iii. Thesz > Keomuka (14:52)

Friday, October 9, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Municipal Auditorium
1. Leopard Boy beat Chief Blue Eagle
2. Jack O’Brien beat Mr. America
i. –
ii. –
iii. O’Brien > America
3. World Women’s Junior Heavyweight Champion Slave Girl Moolah beat Lady Angel
i. Moolah > Lady Angel
ii. Moolah > Lady Angel
4. Pedro Martinez beat “Nature Boy” Tommy Phelps to win the World Heavyweight Title
i. Phelps > Martinez
ii. Martinez > Phelps
iii. Martinez > Phelps

Wednesday, October 14, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon
1. Ace Freeman drew Leo “The Lion” Newman (15:00)
2. Rito Romero & Raul “Chico” Casasola beat Killer Karl Davis & Bob Corby (Romero > Davis) (16:25)
3. Duke Keomuka beat Andre Drapp
i. Judo jackets worn: Keomuka > Drapp (8:35)
ii. Drapp > Keomuka
iii. Judo jackets worn: Keomuka > Drapp (12:06)
4. Bull Curry beat Roger Mackay (referee: Otto Kuss)
i. Curry > Mackay (10:55)
ii. Mackay > Curry (0:30)
iii. Curry > Mackay (7:52)

Wednesday, October 21, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon
1. Ricki Starr drew Ace Freeman (15:00)
2. Andre Drapp drew Roger Mackay (20:00)
3. Duke Keomuka beat Pablo Romero (12:00)
4. Rito Romero beat Leo “The Lion” Newman (14:32)
5. Killer Karl Davis beat Bull Curry (referee: Otto Kuss)
i. Davis > Curry (5:20)
ii. Curry > Davis (6:00)
iii. Davis > Curry (3:03)

Friday, October 23, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Municipal Auditorium (1,018; $754.75)
1. Jack O’Brien beat Roger McCune
2. Mexican Joe beat Leopard Boy
3. Lolita Lopez beat Slave Girl Moolah
i. Moolah > Lopez (4:00)
ii. Moolah was disqualified (8:00)
iii. Lopez > Moolah (5:20)
4. Pedro Martinez beat “Nature Boy” Tommy Phelps
i. Phelps > Martinez (10:00)
ii. Martinez > Phelps (5:00)
iii. Martinez > Phelps (20:00)

Wednesday, October 28, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon (1,543; $2,213.80)
1. Ricki Starr drew Raul “Chico” Casasola (15:00)
2. Cowboy Carlson beat Leo “The Lion” Newman via dq (17:30) (referee: Otto Kuss)
3. Bull Curry beat Ace Freeman (17:00)
4. Killer Karl Davis beat Miguel Guzman
i. Davis > Guzman (6:20)
ii. Guzman > Davis (10:30)
iii. Davis > Guzman (4:05)
5. Duke Keomuka drew Rito Romero (20:00)

Thursday, October 29, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Municipal Auditorium (836; $667.00)
1. Chief Blue Eagle beat Dick Shaw
2. Mexican Joe beat Jack O’Brien
i. O’Brien > Joe
ii. Joe > O’Brien
iii. Joe > O’Brien
3. Pedro Martinez beat Gorgeous George Baron
i. Martinez > Baron
ii. Baron > Martinez
iii. Baron was disqualified
4. Slave Girl Moolah beat Lolita Lopez
i. Moolah > Lopez
ii. Lopez > Moolah
iii. Moolah > Lopez

Wednesday, November 4, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon (1,890; $2,431.39)
1. Miguel Guzman beat Bob Corby (15:25)
2. Yamato beat Ricki Starr (7:00)
3. Killer Karl Davis beat Roger Mackay (12:35)
4. Nell Stewart beat Ida Mae Martinez via co (8:15)
5. Duke Keomuka beat Rito Romero
i. Romero > Keomuka (10:05)
ii. Keomuka > Romero (16:00)
iii. Keomuka > Romero (9:14)

Thursday, November 5, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Municipal Auditorium (547; $408.85)
1. “Nature Boy” Tommy Phelps drew Roger McCune (20:00)
2. Pedro Martinez beat Jack Kennedy
i. –
ii. –
iii. Martinez > Kennedy
3. Mexican Joe beat Jack O’Brien
i. Joe > O’Brien
ii. O’Brien < Joe
iii. Joe> O’Brien
4. Lolita Lopez beat Slave Girl Moolah
i. Moolah > Lopez (7:00)
ii. Lopez > Moolah
iii. Moolah was counted out

Wednesday, November 11, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon (1,656; $2,144.98)
1. Ray Stevens drew Leo “The Lion” Newman (15:00)
2. Cowboy Carlson beat Ike Eakins via dq (14:40)
3. Yamato beat Pablo Romero (2:05)
4. Rito Romero drew Bull Curry (20:00)
5. Killer Karl Davis beat Duke Keomuka (referee: Otto Kuss)
i. Keomuka > Davis (10:30)
ii. Davis > Keomuka (6:15)
iii. Keomuka was disqualified before the fall started

Thursday, November 12, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Municipal Auditorium (366; $259.25)
1. Leopard Boy beat Bob O’Brien (12:03)
2. Roger McCune beat Johnny Shaw (15:23)
3. “Nature Boy” Tommy Phelps beat Mexican Joe
4. Jack O’Brien drew Pedro Martinez (15:00)
5. Pedro Martinez & Mexican Joe beat Jack O’Brien & “Nature Boy” Tommy Phelps
i. Phelps > Martinez
ii. Martinez > O’Brien
iii. Joe > Phelps

Wednesday, November 18, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon (1,977; $3,616.98)
1. Cowboy Carlson drew Pablo Romero (15:00)
2. Yamato beat Ace Freeman (1:47)
3. Rito Romero beat Bull Curry via co (13:50) (referee: Otto Kuss)
4. Danny McShain drew Duke Keomuka (20:00)
5. NWA World Junior Heavyweight Champion Baron Michele Leone beat Andre Drapp
i. Drapp > Leone (12:00)
ii. Leone > Drapp (19:15)
iii. Leone > Drapp (9:15)

Wednesday, November 25, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon
1. Ace Freeman beat Ray Stevens (13:10)
2. Ernest “Bull” Hefner drew Pablo Romero (20:00)
3. Andre Drapp beat Killer Karl Davis via dq (13:35) (referee: Otto Kuss)
4. Danny McShain & Rito Romero drew Duke Keomuka & Yamato (60:00)
i. McShain > Yamato (29:00)
ii. Yamato > McShain (2:05)
iii. The time limit expired

Wednesday, December 2, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon
1. Raul “Chico” Casasola drew Ace Freeman (15:00)
2. Andre Drapp beat Pablo Romero (13:42)
3. Rito Romero beat Duke Keomuka via dq (13:05)
4. Killer Karl Davis drew Otto Kuss (20:00)
5. Loser leaves town: Danny McShain beat Yamato
i. Yamato > McShain (14:00)
ii. McShain > Yamato (6:05)
iii. McShain > Yamato (7:11)

Thursday, December 3, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Municipal Auditorium (327; $179.50)
1. Eddie Montemayor drew Bad Boy Brown (15:00)
2. Farmer Andrews beat Roger McCune (11:20)
3. Terry Foster drew Frank “Strangler” Marlowe (20:00)
4. Pedro Martinez beat “Nature Boy” Tommy Phelps
i. Phelps > Martinez (15:12)
ii. Martinez > Phelps
iii. Martinez > Phelps
5. Ellis Bashara beat Mexican Joe
i. Bashara > Joe
ii. Joe was unable to return

Wednesday, December 9, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon (1,380; $1,779.90)
1. Pablo Romero beat Leo “The Lion” Newman (12:23)
2. Lou Plummer beat Killer Karl Davis via dq (8:46) (referee: Ernest “Bull” Hefner)
3. Rito Romero beat Andre Drapp (22:14)
4. Ernest “Bull” Hefner beat Cowboy Carlson (10:31)
5. Loser leaves town: Danny McShain drew Duke Keomuka (referee: Otto Kuss
i. Keomuka > McShain (8:15)
ii. McShain > Keomuka (9:30)
iii. Both wrestlers were disqualified (11:00)

Wednesday, December 9, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Municipal Auditorium (253; $152.50)
1. Eddie Montemayor beat Bad Boy Brown (10:00)
2. Farmer Andrews beat Frank “Strangler” Marlowe via dq
3. Hugh McKenzie beat Leopard Boy (10:21)
4. Pedro Martinez beat Ellis Bashara
i. Bashara > Martinez (10:00)
ii. Martinez > Bashara (8:00)
iii. Martinez > Bashara (10:05)
5. Ralph Cavanaugh beat Chico Rodriguez (referee: Joe Parelli)
i. Cavanaugh > Rodriguez (5:05)
ii. Rodriguez was unable to return

Wednesday, December 16, 1953
San Antonio, TX – Wrestlethon (2,105; $2,789.32)
1. Raul “Chico” Casasola beat Ray Stevens (9:05)
2. Lou Plummer beat Andre Drapp (10:00)
3. Duke Keomuka beat Leo “The Lion” Newman (8:35)
4. Rito Romero beat Ace Freeman (16:00)
5. Danny McShain drew Dick Raines (20:00)
6. Otto Kuss beat Killer Karl Davis (referee: Marvin Jones)
i. Davis > Kuss (10:15)
ii. Kuss > Davis (8:00)
iii. Kuss > Davis (3:51)



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