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1/1/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
Ray Eckert beat Fred Blassie 2-0
Angelo Savoldi beat Wild Red Berry 2/3
Sonny Myers beat Purple Flash 2/3 and unmasked him as Red Vagnone
Billy Raburn beat Tommy Martindale  

1/8/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
Women's Champion Mildred Burke beat June Byers 2/3
Ray Eckert beat Wladek Kowalski on a 3rd fall dq when Kowalski tossed referee Jack Gott out of the ring
Sonny Myers beat Pete Managoff 2/3
Tommy Martindale beat Jimmy Lott

1/15/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
Wladek Kowalski beat Ray Eckert 2/3
Frank Taylor & Angelo Savoldi beat Sonny Myers & Tommy Martindale 2/3
Ray Gunkel beat Balk Estes 2/3

1/22/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
Wladek Kowalski beat Wild Bill Longson 2/3 to earn a title shot against NWA Champion Lou Thesz on a future card
Sonny Myers & Tommy Martindale beat Frank Taylor & Angelo Savoldi dq
Karol Krauser beat Ray Gunkel
Note: No wrestling next week due to the Ice Show.

2/5/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
NWA Champion Lou Thesz beat Wladek Kowalski 2/3
Sonny Myers & Karol Krauser beat Frank Taylor & Angelo Savoldi
Great Balbo beat Angelo Poffo via pin
Note: No wrestling next week due to Shrine Circus.

2/19/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
Karl Krauser beat Ivan Rasputin
Angelo Savoldi beat Wayne Martin (sub Sonny Myers)
Ali Pasha beat Angelo Poffo
Ted Tourtas beat Whitey Whittler dq

2/26/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
Gorgeous George beat Sonny Myers 2-0
Great Balbo beat Angelo Savoldi dq
Dutch Hefner drew Karol Karauser 45:00
Angelo Poffo beat Ted Tourtas via pin

3/5/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
Sonny Myers beat Angelo Savoldi
Johnny "The Great" Balbo beat Ali Pasha dq
Earl McCready beat Karol Krauser
Ralph Garibaldi beat Angelo Poffo via pin

3/12/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
Sonny Myers & Great Balbo beat Angelo Savoldi & Ali Pasha 2/3
Karol Krauser beat Frank Taylor
Jim Dobie beat Big Ben Morgan 2-0
Note: No wrestling next week due to Eastern Star Convention

3/26/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
Angelo Savoldi beat Sonny Myers 2/3
Wladek Kowalski beat Ray Eckert dq when Eckert refused to break a hold
Johnny "The Great" Balbo beat Al Galento dq
Ali Pasha beat Tommy Martindale with a "cobra hold"

4/2/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
Angelo Savoldi beat Sonny Myers 2/3
Ali Pasha beat Karol Krauser to win Rassle Royal
Dutch Hefner beat Frank Taylor
Wayne Martin beat George Drake
Ali Pasha & Karol Krauser were the last two men remaining in the Rassle Royal and wrestled in the semi main event.
Order of elimination from first to last: George Drake, Wayne Martin, Dutch Hefner, Frank Taylor.
Note: Tommy Martindale no showed the card and was replaced by George Drake.

4/9/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
Angelo Savoldi beat Ali Pasha on a 2nd fall dq
Ray Eckert & Frank Taylor beat Wild Bill Longson & Dutch Hefner 2/3
Wayne Martin beat Jimmy Lott

4/16/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
Johnny "The Great" Balbo beat Angelo Savoldi dq
Wild Bill Longson & Ali Pasha beat Ray Eckert & Frank Taylor 2/3
Wayne Martin beat Tuffy Truesdale

4/23/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
NWA Champion Lou Thesz beat Ray Eckert 2/3
Johnny "The Great" Balbo beat Ali Pasha 2/3, 2nd fall by dq
Frank Taylor drew Ronnie Etchison when the 60 minute time limit expired in the 3rd fall
George Drake beat Angelo Poffo

4/30/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
Wild Bill Longson beat Frank Taylor 2/3
Angelo Savoldi beat Johnny "The Great" Balbo 2/3
Ivan Rasputin drew Dutch Hefner 45:00
Kenny Ackles beat George Drake via pin in 21:00 after an airplane spin

5/7/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
NWA Champion Lou Thesz beat Ray Eckert 2/3
June Byers beat Gloria Barratini 2/3
Anhelo Savoldi beat Wayne Martin 2/3
Frank Taylor beat Jim Dobie

5/14/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
NWA Junior Heavyweight Champion Verne Gagne beat Angelo Savoldi 2/3
Wayne Martin beat Kenny Ackles 2-0
Ronnie Etchison beat Frank Taylor 2-0
Fred Blassie beat Finis Hall

5/21/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
Verne Gagne & Ronnie Etchison beat Al Galento & Angelo Savoldi 2/3
Ray Eckert beat Jerry Meeker 2-0
Ali Pasha beat Wayne Martin 2/3

5/28/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
Ray Eckert & Al Galento beat Wild Bill Longson & Ronnie Etchison 2/3
Lee Grable beat Whitey Whittler
Billy Raburn beat Woddy Palmer (sub Ali Pasha)

6/4/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
Ray Eckert beat Ronnie Etchison 2/3
Lee Grable & Billy Raburn beat Al Galento & Whitey Whittler on a 3rd fall dq
Jerry Meeker beat Ralph Garibaldi 2/3

6/11/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
Farmer Jones beat Jimmy Lott 2/3
Whitey Whittler & Al Galento beat Billy Raburn & Lee Grable
Ray Eckert beat Don Evans 2-0

6/18/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
Farmer Jones beat Whitey Whittler 2-0, 1st fall by reverse decision
Al Galento beat Dr Lee Grable 2/3
Karol Krauser beat Jerry Meeker 1-0 45:00
1 Krauser beat Meeker in 31:00 with a Polish backbreaker
2 The 45 minute time limit expired before either man could score another fall
Fred Blassie beat Finis Hall with a "cobra twist"

6/25/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
Al Galento beat Dr Lee Grable 2/3
Ray Eckert beat Al Lovelock 2-0
Farmer Jones beat Ray Duran 2/3
Billy Raborn beat Jack Steele in 15:00

7/2/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
Lou Thesz & Verne Gagne beat Al Galento & Ray Eckert 2/3
Billy Raburn beat Dr. Lee Grable 2/3
Fred Blassie beat Jack Steele 2-0

7/9/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
Farmer Jones beat Al Galento 2-0
Dizzy Davis beat Billy Brooks 2-0 to win Rassle Royal
Billy Raburn beat Flash Clifford
Ray Eckert beat Fred Blassie
Dizzy Davis & Billy Brooks were the last two men remaining in the 5 man Rassle Royal
Order of elimination from first to last: Ray Eckert, Billy Raburn, Flash Clifford
Note: Blassie's plane was late so Fred missed the scheduled 6 man Rassle Royal. Fred did arrive in time to wrestle Eckert.

7/16/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
Al Galento & Jimmy Lott beat Farmer Jones & Dizzy Davis 2/3
Handicap Match, Eckert must beat both men one at a time in 60:00
Ray Eckert beat Fred Blassie but lost to Karol Krauser
Ralph Garibaldi beat Lee Grable 2/3

7/23/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
Ray Eckert & Masked Big Red beat Lou Thesz & Karol Krauser 2/3
NWA Junior Heavyweight Champion Verne Gagne beat Al Galento 2/3
Billy Raburn beat Ivan Kalmikoff on a 3rd fall dq

7/30/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
Ray Eckert beat Karol Krauser 2/3
Jimmy Lott beat Lee Grable to win Rassle Royal
Ivan Kalmikoff beat Ralph Garibaldi via pin
Tiger Jack Moore beat Masked Big Red
Lee Grable & Jimmy Lott were the last two men remaining in the Rassle Royal
Order of elimination from first to last: Masked Big Red, Tiger Jack Moore, Ralph Garibaldi, Ivan Kalmikoff

8/6/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
Ray Eckert beat Karol Krauser 2/3
Dizzy Davis & Billy Raburn beat Jimmy Lott & Ivan Kalmikoff 2-0
Fred Blassie beat Tiger Jack Moore 2-0

8/13/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
Ray Eckert beat Wild Bill Longson on a 2nd fall dq whwn LOngson slugged referee Sid Markus
Dizzy Davis beat Karol Krauser 2/3
Fred Blassie beat Carlos Rodriguez 2-0
Jimmy Lott beat Billy Brooks

8/20/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
Referee Jack League
Wild Bill Longson beat Ray Eckert 2-0
Dizzy Davis beat Jimmy Lott 2/3
Referee Sid Markus
Fred Blassie beat Jack Steele 2-0
Ralph Garibaldi beat Flash Clifford
Note: Jimmy Lott knocked referee Jack League out of the ring during the semi main event. League suffered a sprained ankle and was replaced by referee Sid Markus.

8/27/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
Texas Death Match
Wild Bill Longson beat Ray Eckert when Eckert could not answer the bell for the 3rd fall
Fred Blassie beat Jimmy Lott 2-0
Dizzy Davis beat Lee Grable 2-0
Doug Henderson beat Tiger Jack Moore via pin
Att: "near-capacity crowd of 5,000"

9/3/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
Jimmy Lott beat Dizzy Davis on a 3rd fall COR
Fuzzy Cupid beat Pee Wee Hames in 21:00
Farmer Jones beat Carlos Rodriguez 2/3
Fabulous Texan Frank Murdoch beat Billy Raburn when Raburn was unable to answer the bell for the 3rd fall

9/10/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
Jimmy Lott & Fabulous Texan Frank Murdoch beat Dizzy Davis & Fred Blassie when Fabulous Texan pinned Blassie in the 3rd fall
Farmer Jones beat Flash Clifford 2-0
Jimmy Little beat Fuzzy Cupid 2/3
Att: "about 3,200 fans"

9/17/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
Farmer Jones beat Jimmy Lott on a 2nd fall dq when Lott squared off with referee Jack League
Fabulous Texan Frank Murdoch beat Dizzy Davis 2-0
Ella Waldek beat Carol Cook 2-0
Fred Blassie beat Carlos Rodriguez via pin in 16:00
Note No wrestling until October 8, 1951

10/8/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
NWA Champion Lou Thesz beat Sammy Berg 2/3
Ella Waldek beat Lillie Bitters 2/3
Farmer Jones beat Ace Abbott 2-0
Billy Raburn beat Charlie Laye via pin
Att: "More than 4,500 fans"

10/15/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
Fabulous Texan Frank Murdoch & Jimmy Lott beat Verne Gagne & Fred Blassie when Lott pinned Blassie in the 3rd fall
Sammy Berg beat Ralph Garibaldi 2-0
Warren Bockwinkel beat Tiger Jack Moore 2-0
Referee Sid Markus

10/22/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
Billy Raburn & Fred Blassie beat Jimmy Lott & Fabulous Texan Frank Murdoch when Blassie pinned Fabulous Texan in the 3rd fall after a drop kick
Wild Bill Longson beat Sammy Berg 2/3
Farmer Jones beat Ivan Kalmikoff on a 2nd fall dq when Kalmikoff attacked referee Sid Markus

10/29/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
Danny McShain beat Fred Blassie 2-0
Jimmy Lott beat Billy Raburn 2/3
Ivan Rasputin beat Pete Managoff 2-0
Timy Roe beat Pancho The Bull via pin in 11:00
Doug Henson beat Carlos Rodrigues in 12:00
Referees Sid Markus & Larry Chene

11/5/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
Danny McShain beat Gorgeous George 2/3
Frank Taylor beat Farmer Jones 2/3
Jimmy Lott beat Bill Sledge 2-0
Ivan Rasputin beat Howard Cantowine in 17:00 with a bear hug

11/12/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
NWA Junior Heavyweight Champion Verne Gagne beat Danny McShain on a 3rd fall COR
Jimmy Lott beat Doug Henson 2/3
Ivan Rasputin beat Chief Big Heart when Big Heart was unable to answer the bell for the 3rd fall
Jack Kennedy beat Flash Clifford in 14:00

11/19/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
Danny McShain beat Verne Gagne 2/3 to win the NWA JUnior Heavyweight Title
Ivan Pasputin vs Whitey Whittler 2/3 60:00
Fabulous Texan Frank Murdock vs Jack Kennedy 2/3 60:00
Referees Sid Markus & George Gott

11/26/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
Ivan Rasputin beat Wild Bill Longson 2/3
Jimmy Lott beat Jack Kennedy 2/3
Chief Big Heart beat Ace Abbott 2-0
Billy Raburn beat Billy Sledge in 16:00

12/3/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
NWA Junior Heavyweight Champion Danny McShain beat Jimmy Lott when Lott could not answer the bell for the 3rd fall
Chief Big Heart beat Carlos Rodriguez 2-0 to win Rassle Royal
Dutch Hefner beat Pat Fraley dq in 7:00
Ivan Rasputin beat Ray Gunkel utc in 10:00
Chief Big Heart & Carlos Rodriguez were the last two men remaining in the 6 Man Rassle Royal and wrestled in the semi main event

12/10/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
Jimmy Lott beat Karol Krauser 2/3
Nell Stewart beat Cora Combs 2/3
Ivan Rsasputin beat Pat Fraley utc
1 Rasputin beat Fraley in 11:00 with a bear hug
2 Fraley could not answer the bell for the 2nd fall
Chief Big Heart beat Pete Managoff
Att: 5,150
Note: This card was a benefit show for The Press-Scimitar Goodfellows Christmas Fund and The Commercial Appeal-American Legion Basket Fund.

12/17/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
Jimmy Lott & Ivan Rasputin beat Wild Bill Longson & Karol Krauser 2/3
1 Rasputin was dq'ed
2 Rasputin beat Longson with a bear hug
3 Lott pinned Krauser
Frank Taylor beat Chief Big Heart 2/3
Billy Raburn beat George Bruckman 2-0
Note: No wrestling next week. Next card December 31, 1951.

12/31/51 Memphis, TN @ Ellis Auditorium
Frank Taylor beat Chief Big Heart 2/3
Karol Krauser beat Jimmy Lott 2/3
Farmer Jones beat Tiger Jack Moore
Billy Raburn beat Antone Leone



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