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 Posted: Tue Apr 2nd, 2013 03:01 am
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2/21/55 Orlando, FL @ American Legion Arena
NWA Champion Lou Thesz beat Baron Michele Leone 2/3
1 Thesz pinned Leone with a "flying body scissors" aka Thesz press
2 Leone pinned Thesz after a reverse neckbreaker
3 Thesz beat Leone with a "flying wing lock"
Carl Engstrom beat Jack Vansky (sub Eddie Gossett) 2/3
Ace Freeman beat Steve Novak with a "double arm scissors"
Att: 2,064 paid fans"

2/22/55 Lake Worth, FL @ American Legion Arena
No Time Limit, Referee Hop Wood
NWA Champion Lou Thesz beat El Toro on a 3rd fall dq
1 Thesz pinned Toro in 14:00 with a "flying body scissors" aka Thesz press
2 Toro pinned Thesz
3 Toro was dq'ed in 3:00 for failure to release a choke hold
Wild Red Berry beat Jack Vansky 2-0, 1st fall by dq
Carl Engstrom beat Ace Freeman via pin in 28:00

2/24/55 Fort Lauderdale, FL @ War Memorial Auditorium
Referee Doc Kowarski
NWA Champion Lou Thesz beat Gino Garibaldi 2/3
1 Thesz beat Garibaldi in 23:00
2 Garibaldi pinned Thesz
3 Thesz pinned Garibaldi in 4:00 after a "rolling body block"
El Toro beat Jack Wentworth 2/3
Eddie Gossett beat Bobby Ford (sub Carl Engstrom)
Att: "nearly 1,100 fans"

The vast majority of this Florida stuff was researched by bunkhouse.



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