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With the arrival of 1935, wrestling in Dyersburg returned to the arena on Cedar Street, often called the 'Sportorium' by the Weekly State Gazette. Coverage was much more sporadic than in recent years, with no matches being reported or advertised for February or September.

Dyersburg, TN: Tuesday, 1 January 1935
(Cedar Street Arena)
• Frenchy LaRue beat Jimmy Parker (2-0)
• Referees: Lorin King, Chief Little Wolf
The microfilm was too dark to read the preliminary match details. Billy Love beat someone who might have been Speedy Lawrence.

Dyersburg, TN: Tuesday, 8 January 1935
(Cedar Street Arena)
• Frenchy LaRue beat Johnny Marr (32:00, 2-1)
• Billy Love beat Wayne Barnett (2-0)
• Referee: Mike Meroney

Dyersburg, TN: Tuesday, 15 January 1935
(Cedar Street Arena)
• Bennie Bolt beat Chief Little Wolf (2-1)
• Ed Kanthe beat Farmer Mills (2-0)

Dyersburg, TN: Tuesday, 22 January 1935
(Cedar Street Arena)
• Selim Oma-Hakim beat Roy Allen (2-0)
• Bennie Bolt drew Cyclone Burns (60:00, 1-1)

Dyersburg, TN: Tuesday, 29 January 1935
(Cedar Street Arena)
• Mixed wrestling/jui jitsu match: Selim Oma-Hakim beat Roy Welch (2-1) First and third falls saw the competitors wearing jui jitsu jackets.
• Bennie Bolt beat Chief Little Wolf (2-1)
• Referee: Mike Meroney

Dyersburg, TN: Tuesday, 5 March 1935
(Cedar Street Arena)
• Roy Welch beat Max Glover (2-1)
• Bennie Bolt beat Cyclone Burns (2-1)

Dyersburg, TN: Tuesday, 12 March 1935
(Cedar Street Arena)
• Lon Chaney beat Selim Oma-Hakim (2-0)
• The Black Scorpion beat Roy Allen (2-0, 2nd fall UTC)

Dyersburg, TN: Tuesday, 19 March 1935
(Cedar Street Arena)
• Max Glover beat The Black Scorpion (2-0, 2nd fall UTC) The Black Scorpion reportedly had a bone broken when Glover applied a leg lock, and was carried from the ring.
• Buck Lawson drew Roy Welch (60:00, 1-1)
• Referee: Lorin King

Dyersburg, TN: Tuesday, 2 April 1935
(Cedar Street Arena)
• Ralph Smith drew Doc Poole (60:00, 1-1)
• Lefty Williams beat Jack Purdin (2-1, 3rd fall DQ)
• Referee: Lorin King

Dyersburg, TN: Tuesday, 9 April 1935
(Cedar Street Arena)
• Max Glover beat Lon Chaney via DQ
• Ralph Smith drew Tommy Tassos (60:00, no falls)
• Referee: Lorin King

Dyersburg, TN: Tuesday, 16 April 1935
(Cedar Street Arena)
• Joe Dillman beat Jimmie Parker (2-1)
• Jimmie "Farmer" Grove beat Doc Poole (2-1)

Dyersburg, TN: Tuesday, 30 April 1935
(Cedar Street Arena)
• Lon Chaney beat Jimmy Parker (2-1)
• Roy Welch beat Joe Dillman (2-1, 3rd fall DQ)
• Referee: Leon Pedretti
Incidentally, this is the first time Roy Welch is billed as hailing from Dyersburg. Prior to this show, he had been billed as a Canadian, and almost always as some variation of Ray Welch/Welsh or Wildcat Welch/Welsh.

Dyersburg, TN: Tuesday, 14 May 1935
(Cedar Street Arena)
• Joe Dillman beat Lon Chaney (2-1)
• Buck Lawson drew Red Byrd (60:00, 1-1)

Dyersburg, TN: Tuesday, 28 May 1935
(Cedar Street Arena)
• George Ligoski beat Lefty Williams (22:05, 2-1)
• Tommy Tassos beat Jack Fields (21:00, 2-1)
• Referee: Lorin King

Dyersburg, TN: Tuesday, 4 June 1935
(Cedar Street Arena)
• Red Byrd beat Otto Ludwig (48:00, 2-1)
• Buck Lawson beat Doc Poole (32:00, 2-1)
• Referee: Jack Fields

Dyersburg, TN: Tuesday, 18 June 1935
(Cedar Street Arena)
• George Ligosky beat Roy Welch (32:00, 2-1)
• Farmer Grove beat Ray Meyers (2-1, 3rd fall DQ)
• Referee: Lorin King

Dyersburg, TN: Tuesday, 9 July 1935
(Cedar Street Arena)
• Joe Dillman beat George Ligosky (2-1)
• Scotty Williams drew Blondy Chrane (60:00, 1-1)

Dyersburg, TN: Tuesday, 30 July 1935
(Cedar Street Arena)
• Johnny Stote beat Buck Lawson (36:00, 2-1)
• Roy Welch beat Joe Dillman (2-1, 3rd fall DQ)
• Bob Martain beat Jack Fields (8:00)

Dyersburg, TN: Tuesday, 13 August 1935
(Cedar Street Arena)
• Roy Welch beat Otto Ludwig (2-1)
• O'Shea drew Johnny Stote (60:00, 1-1)
• Referee: Lorin King

Dyersburg, TN: Tuesday, 20 August 1935
(Cedar Street Arena)
• Masked Dragon beat Buck Lipscomb (21:00, 2-1)
• George Ligoski beat Bill Jeffries (2-1)
• Referee: "Schoolboy" Knox

Dyersburg, TN: Tuesday, 1 October 1935
(Cedar Street Arena)
• Freddie Knichel drew Johnny Stote (90:00, 1-1)
• Jose Rodriguez beat Jack Carson (2-1)

Dyersburg, TN: Tuesday, 8 October 1935
(Cedar Street Arena)
• Roy Welch beat Eddie Dugan (2-1)
• "Schoolboy" Knox beat Jose Rodriguez (30:00, 1-0)

Dyersburg, TN: Tuesday, 5 November 1935
(Cedar Street Arena)
• Paul Bozelle (formerly the Masked Dragon) beat Lon Chaney (2-1, 3rd fall DQ)
• Ray Meyers beat Freddie Knichel (60:00, 1-0)
• Referee: Jose Rodriguez

Dyersburg, TN: Tuesday, 12 November 1935
(Cedar Street Arena)
• Freddie Knichel beat Johnny Stote (2-1, 3rd fall DQ)
• Charles "Titanic" Sinkey drew Roy "Wildcat" Welch (60:00, 1-1)
• Referee: Leon Pedretti

Dyersburg, TN: Tuesday, 19 November 1935
(Cedar Street Arena)
• Freddie Knichel beat Ray Meyers (26:00, 2-1)
• Count Rossi beat "Schoolboy" Knox (2-1)

Dyersburg, TN: Tuesday, 26 November 1935
(Cedar Street Arena)
• Lon Chaney beat Count Rossi (2-0)
• Johnny Stote beat Ace Freeman (2-1)

Dyersburg, TN: Tuesday, 17 December 1935
(Cedar Street Arena)
• Ray Meyers beat Count Rossi (2-1)
• Roy Welch drew Smoky Joe Woods (60:00, 1-1)
• Referee: Leon Pedretti

Last edited on Tue Aug 29th, 2017 09:10 pm by DaClyde