Friday, May 27, 2016

ALREADY 50 YEARS AGO

JANUARY 31, 1966
LEXINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA
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50 Years Ago


A brief Christmas hiatus from wrestling ends tonight when four matches, including a SIX MAN TAG TEAM contest, helps ring in 1967 at the LEXINGTON YMCA.
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Popular KLONDIKE BILL and young BOBBY SHANE will be joined by big and rough IKE EAKINS for six man action against rugged opponents ALDO BOGNI, BRONCHO LUBICH and "COLONEL" HOMER O'DELL, who will be making an infrequent appearance as a wrestler. These two threesomes will battle it out for the best two falls out of three, with a one hour time limit.
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Three singles contests compliment the big main event.
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JESSE JAMES battles tough PEDRO ZAPATA.
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Rough operator BIG BOY BLONDELL clashes with fellow meany PEDRO GODOY.
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TINKER TODD and EL GAUCHO kick things off at 8:15.

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