The McGuirk/Watts Wrestling Almanac - Chapter 10 (Q1 1962)

Welcome to Chapter 10 of The McGuirk/Watts Wrestling Almanac, an in-depth data-driven look at the wrestling territory run by Leroy McGuirk (and later, Bill Watts). The territory is most commonly known as Tri-State Wrestling and/or Mid-South Wrestling, though neither of those names were actually used until September 1979 when Watts split from McGuirk.

Each chapter covers a three-month period of time and will list our exclusive statistics:
1) SPOT (Statistical Position Over Time) Ratings, which measure a wrestlers average position on the cards
2) FEUD (Frequent Encounters Using Data) Scores, which measure the frequency and breadth of a series of matches between the same wrestlers (or teams)
In addition, we list the advertised lineups for all known house shows in the territory during the time period, an index of newcomers and other wrestlers (special attractions, women, midgets, etc) that passed through the territory, and a match-by-match, town-by-town recap of at least one feud during the quarter.

Previous chapters:
Chapter 1 (Q4 1959)
Chapter 2 (Q1 1960)
Chapter 3 (Q2 1960)
Chapter 4 (Q3 1960)
Chapter 5 (Q4 1960)
Chapter 6 (Q1 1961)
Chapter 7 (Q2 1961)
Chapter 8 (Q3 1961)
Chapter 9 (Q4 1961)

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THE McGUIRK/WATTS WRESTLING ALMANAC
CHAPTER 10 (Q1 1962)


NEW TO THE TERRITORY THIS QUARTER
(wrestlers either making their first-ever appearance as a regular in this territory, their first appearance since Oct 1959, or appearing in a radically different role/gimmick than when they were here previously)

FRANKIE CAIN – After spending several years wrestling as Frankie Cain, he teamed up with Rocky Smith in 1966 to form the masked tag team the Infernos. Rocky’s brother Curtis replaced Cain in that team after a few years and Cain went on to work as the Great Mephisto.

GREAT MATSUDA – Yasuhiro Kojima, better known to wrestling fans as Hiro Matsuda, was billed as “Great Matsuda” here early in his career, though in other territories he was billed as Hiro Matsuda. After breaking in with the JWA under Rikidozan, a disagreement led to Matsuda quitting and emigrating to Peru, with the hopes of eventually being able to wrestle in the United States. A stint in Mexico in 1960 was the first step towards that, and his earliest matches on U.S. soil were in East Texas in 1961. Matsuda became the first Japanese wrestler to win the NWA World Junior Heavyweight title when he defeated Danny Hodge in 1964.

JACKIE NICHOLS – Nichols had been a professional wrestler dating back to the mid-30s. While he did wrestle in this area a few times over the course of his career, this was his first stint in the territory since 1950. Nichols appears to have retired from the ring in October ’62. Later in the decade he purchased the Steakhouse Inn in Wiscasset, Maine and renamed it Forrest Inn. However, many locals (including Jackie’s wife) referred to it as “the Bloody Bucket”, as it was said to attract a rough crowd and was host to boxing matches (allegedly both official and unofficial).

JAN MADRID – Jan wrestled full-time in various territories for a little over a decade in the 50s and 60s and had a few stints on the west coast and Canada in the early 70s. He promoted in West Virginia later in the decade; a notable incident there saw his entire crew go on strike right before a live TV taping; Madrid ended up wrestling an impromptu match against one of the police officers who was there to work as security. Madrid was joined by a “brother” around this time, Gene Madrid (aka Gypsy Joe aka Gilberto Melendez).

JESSE JAMES – Born in Houston in 1917, Demitros Stephanos Tztizikas (sounds like a villain on Days of our Lives!) turned pro at the age of 16 or 17. He first used the ring name Jimmy James in East Texas but used the name Jesse James in other territories. His career appears to have lasted until the early 70s. There is a noticeable gap in his career in the early 1940s, which may indicate that he served in the military during World War II.

JOE TOMASSO – Best known as Tiger Joe Tomasso, the Canadian-born Tomasso spent the bulk of his career in the great white north. This was his only stint in the McGuirk territory. He also wrestled as “The Bat” in some places.

KIT FOX – Billed from Anadarko, OK, "Indian Chief" Kit Fox had numerous stints here dating back to 1952. He was involved in an auto accident in Oklahoma City in July 1966, filing a $154,000 lawsuit against the other driver the following month (results of that suit are unknown). An article about the lawsuit quotes Fox as saying he suffered “nervous shock, whiplash and neck injury and that the accident damaged his ability to earn $10,000 to $15,000 a year as a wrestler.” That equates to between $80K-$120K today (perhaps it should be taken with a grain of salt).

LOUIE TILLET – Considered as one of the top tier bookers in all of pro wrestling, holding the book at times in Georgia, Florida, Southern California and Southeastern to name a few. This was his first of two stints for McGuirk. Held tag team titles in numerous areas with a wide variety of partners including Jackie Fargo, Al Costello, Butcher Vachon, Tarzan Tyler and Dennis Stamp.

PRINCE OMAR – Wrestled primarily as Prince Omar over the course of a 30-year career, but also used the names Omar Kahn, Omar Khayam/Khyam/Kiyam and the Green Ghost.

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OTHER WRESTLERS NOT LISTED IN THE SPOT RATINGS

NATIONALLY KNOWN STARS/TOURING ATTRACTIONS
Great Bolo

PART-TIMERS
Mighty Bolo
Paddy Osborn
Ray Gordon

WOMEN WRESTLERS
Ann Casey
Dorothy Carter
Fran Gravette
Judy Glover
Judy Grable
Millie Stafford
(their overall SPOT Rating was a .63 this quarter)

MALE MIDGET WRESTLERS
Cowboy Bradley
Farmer McGruder
Frenchie Semard
Pee Wee Lopez
Tiny Bell
Tiny Roe
(their overall SPOT Rating was a .63 this quarter)

WOMEN MIDGET WRESTLERS
Baby Cheryl
Darling Dagmar
(their overall SPOT Rating was a .64 this quarter)

ANIMALS
Victor the Wrestling Bear. This appears to have been Tuffy Truesdale’s bear. Victor had a .58 SPOT


ANATOMY OF A FEUD

Here’s a look at the feud between Mike Clancy and Waldo Von Erich, looking at all of the known matches between them with stipulations noted where available. The matches are arranged chronologically by city, so you can easily see which cities had multiple matches between them.

Keep in mind that some newspapers didn't list details, so just because a match isn't specified as a title match, we don't necessarily know for a fact that it was non-title and the same can apply for stipulation bouts.

TULSA
10/23/61 Waldo Von Erich defeated Mike Clancy
11/13/61 Waldo Von Erich defeated Mike Clancy (stoppage for blood)
11/20/61 Mike Clancy wrestled Waldo Von Erich to a no-contest in a match with two referees
11/27/61 Waldo Von Erich defeated Mike Clancy in a Texas rules match
1/29/62 Waldo Von Erich defeated Mike Clancy in a steel fence match

LITTLE ROCK
10/31/61 Mike Clancy defeated Waldo Von Erich by disqualification
11/21/61 Waldo Von Erich defeated Mike Clancy
11/28/61 Mike Clancy wrestled Waldo Von Erich to a no-contest
12/5/61 Waldo Von Erich defeated Mike Clancy in a Texas rules match

SPRINGFIELD
11/1/61 Mike Clancy defeated Waldo Von Erich by reverse decision
12/20/61 Mike Clancy defeated Waldo Von Erich by disqualification

OKLAHOMA CITY
11/24/61 Waldo Von Erich defeated Mike Clancy

SHAWNEE
12/28/61 Waldo Von Erich defeated Mike Clancy
1/4/62 Mike Clancy vs Waldo Von Erich in a 10-round boxing match

SHREVEPORT
1/8/62 Mike Clancy wrestled Waldo Von Erich to a double disqualification
1/15/62 Mike Clancy wrestled Waldo Von Erich to a no-contest
1/22/62 Mike Clancy vs Waldo Von Erich in a Texas rules match (card cancelled due to weather)

FORT SMITH
1/10/62 Mike Clancy vs Waldo Von Erich
1/24/62 Mike Clancy wrestled Waldo Von Erich to a no-contest
1/31/62 Waldo Von Erich defeated Mike Clancy in a loser leaves town, winner take all match

MUSKOGEE
1/25/62 Mike Clancy vs Waldo Von Erich

JOPLIN
2/3/62 Mike Clancy beat Waldo Von Erich by forfeit (injury); Waldo twisted his knee during the third fall and was unable to continue

Here’s where things get interesting. Clancy was finishing up (he lost to Waldo in a loser leave town match AND a cage match earlier in the week) to go work for Gulas. You would think Waldo would win the Joplin match, which is Clancy’s last date in the territory. This makes me think Waldo’s knee injury here was legitimate; indeed, he does not appear on three shows he was advertised for the following week. But the really interesting part is this … he shows up in East Texas on February 12th and starts there full-time. So whatever they got out of putting Waldo over one of their top guys was all for naught as Waldo ends up leaving as well.


ADVERTISED LINEUPS FOR ALL KNOWN HOUSE SHOWS
Stipulations listed when known; keep in mind that some matches not specified as title matches may have actually been title bouts and the same can apply for stipulation matches. Unless stated otherwise, these lineups are from my own personal research,


1/1/62 Tulsa, OK (Cimarron Arena)
Karol Krauser vs Waldo Von Erich
Danny Hodge & Mike Clancy vs Hassan Bey & Russian Angel
Jesse James vs Johnny Heidmann
Mike Clancy vs Russian Angel

1/2/62 Little Rock, AR (Robinson Auditorium)
Danny Hodge & Jesse James & Mike Clancy vs Hassan Bey & Russian Angel & Waldo Von Erich
Jesse James vs Waldo Von Erich
Hassan Bey vs Mike Clancy
Danny Hodge vs Russian Angel

1/3/62 Fort Smith, AR (Sports Arena)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Danny Hodge vs Mike Clancy
Hassan Bey vs Johnny Heidmann

1/3/62 Springfield, MO (Shrine Mosque)
Red McKim vs Waldo Von Erich
Jesse James vs Russian Angel
Jerry London vs Silento Rodriguez

1/4/62 Shawnee, OK (Municipal Auditorium)
10 round boxing match: Mike Clancy vs Waldo Von Erich
Jesse James vs Russian Angel

1/5/62 Oklahoma City, OK (Stockyards Coliseum)
Danny Hodge & Mike Clancy vs Russian Angel & Waldo Von Erich (two referees)
Jesse James vs Johnny Heidmann
Hassan Bey vs Jerry London
Mike Clancy vs Russian Angel

1/8/62 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
Mike Clancy vs Waldo Von Erich
Great Bolo & Mighty Bolo vs Paddy Osborn & Silento Rodriguez
Great Bolo vs Silento Rodriguez

1/8/62 Tulsa, OK (Cimarron Arena)
Danny Hodge & Jesse James vs Hassan Bey & Russian Angel
Oklahoma Junior Heavyweight title: Joe McCarthy vs Red McKim
Dick Beattie vs Johnny Heidmann
Hassan Bey vs Jesse James

1/9/62 Little Rock, AR (Robinson Auditorium)
Danny Hodge vs Waldo Von Erich
Hassan Bey & Russian Angel vs Jesse James & Red McKim
Johnny Heidmann vs Paddy Osborn

1/10/62 Fort Smith, AR (Sports Arena)
Mike Clancy vs Waldo Von Erich
Joe McCarthy vs Silento Rodriguez

1/10/62 Springfield, MO
Danny Hodge & Jesse James vs Hassan Bey & Russian Angel
Jerry London vs Red McKim
Plus 2 other bouts, likely singles matches involving participants from the tag bout
NOTE: This card was cancelled due to inclement weather

1/11/62 Muskogee, OK (City Hall)
Joe McCarthy & Waldo Von Erich vs Mike Clancy & Silento Rodriguez
Mike Clancy vs Waldo Von Erich
Joe McCarthy vs Silento Rodriguez

1/11/62 Shawnee, OK (Municipal Auditorium)
Danny Hodge & Jesse James vs Hassan Bey & Russian Angel
Danny Hodge vs Russian Angel
Hassan Bey vs Jesse James

1/12/62 Oklahoma City, OK (Stockyards Coliseum)
Battle royal featuring Danny Hodge, Hassan Bey, Jerry London, Jesse James, Joe McCarthy, Louie Tillet, Mike Clancy, Russian Angel, Silento Rodriguez and Waldo Von Erich
Plus four other bouts determined by order of elimination

1/15/62 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
Mike Clancy vs Waldo Von Erich
Hassan Bey vs Red McKim
Dick Beattie vs Jerry London

1/15/62 Tulsa, OK (Cimarron Arena)
Danny Hodge vs Russian Angel
Farmer McGruder & Pee Wee Lopez vs Frenchie Semard & Tiny Bell
Louie Tillet vs Silento Rodriguez
Jesse James vs Joe McCarthy

1/16/62 Kingfisher, OK (National Guard Armory)
Danny Hodge & Mike Clancy vs Hassan Bey & Russian Angel
Danny Hodge vs Russian Angel
Hassan Bay vs Mike Clancy

1/16/62 Little Rock, AR (Robinson Auditorium)
Jesse James vs Waldo Von Erich
Farmer McGruder & Pee Wee Lopez vs Frenchie Semard & Tiny Bell
Jerry London vs Louie Tillet

1/17/62 Fort Smith, AR (Sports Arena)
Frenchie Semard & Mike Clancy & Silento Rodriguez vs Hassan Bey & Pee Wee Lopez & Waldo Von Erich
Frenchie Semard vs Pee Wee Lopez
Mike Clancy vs Waldo Von Erich
Hassan Bey vs Silento Rodriguez

1/17/62 Springfield, MO (Shrine Mosque)
Danny Hodge vs Russian Angel
Farmer McGruder & Louie Tillet vs Jesse James & Tiny Bell
Jerry London vs Joe McCarthy

1/18/62 Muskogee, OK (City Hall)
Danny Hodge & Mike Clancy vs Louie Tillet & Waldo Von Erich
Danny Hodge vs Waldo Von Erich
Louie Tillet vs Mike Clancy

1/19/62 Oklahoma City, OK (Stockyards Coliseum)
Mike Clancy vs Russian Angel
Farmer McGruder & Louie Tillet vs Jesse James & Tiny Bell
Hassan Bey vs Silento Rodriguez
Jerry London vs Joe McCarthy

1/19/62 Woodward, OK (Convention Hall)
Danny Hodge & Frenchie Semard vs Pee Wee Lopez & Waldo Von Erich
Danny Hodge vs Waldo Von Erich
Frenchie Semard vs Pee Wee Lopez

1/20/62 Purcell, OK (High School Gym)
Danny Hodge & Mike Clancy vs Louie Tillet & Waldo Von Erich
Danny Hodge vs Waldo Von Erich
Louie Tillet vs Mike Clancy

1/22/62 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
Texas Rules: Mike Clancy vs Waldo Von Erich
Farmer McGruder & Joe McCarthy vs Frenchie Semard & Silento Rodriguez
Frenchie Semard vs Farmer McGruder
Joe McCarthy vs Silento Rodriguez

1/22/62 Tulsa, OK (Cimarron Arena)
Danny Hodge & Dick Beattie & Jesse James vs Hassan Bey & Louie Tillet & Russian Angel
Frenchie Semard vs Pee Wee Lopez
Danny Hodge vs Louie Tillet
Dick Beattie vs Hassan Bey
Jesse James vs Russian Angel

1/23/62 Ardmore, OK (Civic Auditorium)
Red McKim vs Russian Angel
Farmer McGruder & Pee Wee Lopez vs Frenchie Semard & Tiny Bell
Frenchie Semard vs Pee Wee Lopez

1/23/62 Little Rock, AR (Robinson Auditorium)
Danny Hodge vs Waldo Von Erich
Louie Tillet vs Mike Clancy
Hassan Bey vs Jesse James
Joe McCarthy vs Silento Rodriguez

1/24/62 Fort Smith, AR (Sports Arena)
Mike Clancy vs Waldo Von Erich
Louie Tillet vs Silento Rodriguez

1/24/62 Springfield, MO (Shrine Mosque)
Danny Hodge & Jesse James vs Louie Tillet & Russian Angel
Farmer McGruder & Pee Wee Lopez vs Frenchie Semard & Tiny Bell
Jesse James vs Louie Tillet
Pee Wee Lopez vs Tiny Bell

1/25/62 Arkansas City, KS (National Guard Armory)
Danny Hodge & Frenchie Semard vs Louie Tillet & Pee Wee Lopez
Danny Hodge vs Louie Tillet
Frenchie Semard vs Pee Wee Lopez

1/25/62 Muskogee, OK (City Hall)
Mike Clancy vs Waldo Von Erich
Farmer McGruder & Hassan Bey vs Frenchie Semard & Red McKim

1/26/62 Durant, OK (National Guard Armory)
Hassan Bey & Russian Angel vs Mike Clancy & Red McKim
Mike Clancy vs Russian Angel
Hassan Bey vs Red McKim

1/26/62 Oklahoma City, OK (Stockyards Coliseum)
Danny Hodge vs Waldo Von Erich
Farmer McGruder & Pee Wee Lopez vs Frenchie Semard & Tiny Bell
Jesse James vs Louie Tillet
Joe McCarthy vs Silento Rodriguez

1/27/62 Cushing, OK (Wm. D. Carr Gym)
Danny Hodge vs Mighty Bolo
Farmer McGruder & Pee Wee Lopez vs Frenchie Semard & Tiny Bell

1/29/62 Tulsa, OK (Cimarron Arena)
Ring surrounded by steel fence: Mike Clancy vs Waldo Von Erich
Joe Tomasso vs Red McKim
Jesse James vs Louie Tillet
Joe McCarthy vs Paddy Osborn

1/30/62 Ardmore, OK (Civic Auditorium)
Winner take all: Jerry London vs Russian Angel
Jesse James vs Louie Tillet

1/30/62 Little Rock, AR (Robinson Auditorium)
3 out of 5 falls: Danny Hodge vs Waldo Von Erich
Joe McCarthy vs Mike Clancy
Jerry London vs Joe Tomasso

1/31/62 Fort Smith, AR (Sports Arena)
Loser leave town, winner take all, no referee: Mike Clancy vs Waldo Von Erich
Red McKim vs Russian Angel

1/31/62 Springfield, MO (Shrine Mosque)
Danny Hodge & Jesse James vs Joe McCarthy & Louie Tillet
Joe Tomasso vs Silento Rodriguez
Danny Hodge vs Joe McCarthy
Jesse James vs Louie Tillet

2/1/62 Muskogee, OK (City Hall)
Danny Hodge vs Waldo Von Erich
Louie Tillet vs Red McKim

2/2/62 Oklahoma City, OK (Stockyards Coliseum)
3 out of 5 falls: Danny Hodge vs Waldo Von Erich
Louie Tillet vs Mike Clancy
Jesse James & Tiny Smith vs Joe McCarthy & Russian Angel
Jerry London vs Silento Rodriguez

2/3/62 Joplin, MO (Memorial Hall)
Danny Hodge vs Russian Angel
Mike Clancy vs Waldo Von Erich
Jerry London vs Jesse James

2/5/62 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
Danny Hodge vs Waldo Von Erich
Dick Beattie vs Joe Tomasso
Jerry London vs Mighty Bolo

2/5/62 Tulsa, OK (Cimarron Arena)
Jesse James & Tiny Smith vs Joe McCarthy & Russian Angel
Oklahoma Junior Heavyweight title: Red McKim vs Silento Rodriguez
Louie Tillet vs Victor the Wrestling Bear
Jesse James vs Joe McCarthy

2/6/62 Little Rock, AR (Robinson Auditorium)
10 round boxing match: Danny Hodge vs Waldo Von Erich
Baby Cheryl vs Darling Dagmar
Jesse James & Tiny Smith vs Joe Tomasso & Louie Tillet
Jesse James vs Joe Tomasso

2/7/62 Fort Smith, AR (Sports Arena)
Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith vs Paddy Osborn & Russian Angel
Baby Cheryl vs Darling Dagmar
Paddy Osborn vs Tiny Smith

2/7/62 Springfield, MO (Shrine Mosque)
Jesse James vs Louie Tillet
Joe McCarthy vs Victor the Wrestling Bear
Jerry London vs Joe Tomasso

2/8/62 Kingston, OK (Kingston High School Gym)
Danny Hodge & Silento Rodriguez vs Mighty Bolo & Waldo Von Erich
Plus two other bouts, likely singles matches involving participants from the tag bout

2/8/62 Muskogee, OK (City Hall)
Oklahoma Junior Heavyweight title: Louie Tillet vs Red McKim
Jerry London vs Russian Angel

2/9/62 Oklahoma City, OK (Stockyards Coliseum)
Danny Hodge vs Louie Tillet
Joe McCarthy vs Victor the Wrestling Bear
Jesse James & Tiny Smith vs Joe Tomasso & Russian Angel
Dick Beattie vs Red McKim
Jesse James vs Joe Tomasso

2/10/62 Joplin, MO (Memorial Hall)
Joe Tomasso & Russian Angel vs Silento Rodriguez & Tiny Smith
Jerry London vs Red McKim
Plus two other bouts, likely singles matches involving participants from the tag bout

2/12/62 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith vs Joe Tomasso & Russian Angel
Dick Beattie vs Silento Rodriguez
Danny Hodge vs Joe Tomasso
Russian Angel vs Tiny Smith

2/12/62 Tulsa, OK (Cimarron Arena)
Jesse James vs Joe McCarthy
Ann Casey & Fran Gravette vs Dorothy Carter & Judy Grable
Louie Tillet vs Red McKim
Jerry London vs Paddy Osborn

2/13/62 Hot Springs, AR (Boys Club Gym)
Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith vs Joe McCarthy & Russian Angel
Dick Beattie vs Silento Rodriguez
Danny Hodge vs Joe McCarthy
Russian Angel vs Tiny Smith

2/13/62 Little Rock, AR (Robinson Auditorium)
Jesse James vs Louie Tillet
Ann Casey & Fran Gravette vs Dorothy Carter & Judy Grable
Joe Tomasso vs Red McKim

2/14/62 Fort Smith, AR (Sports Arena)
Danny Hodge vs Russian Angel
Dorothy Carter & Silento Rodriguez vs Fran Gravette & Louie Tillet
Dorothy Carter vs Fran Gravette
Louie Tillet vs SIlento Rodriguez

2/14/62 Springfield, MO (Shrine Mosque)
Jesse James & Tiny Smith vs Joe McCarthy & Joe Tomasso
Ann Casey vs Judy Grable
Joe Tomasso vs Tiny Smith
Jesse James vs Joe McCarthy

2/15/62 Blackwell, OK (Stock Pavilion)
Ann Casey & Joe McCarthy vs Judy Grable & Red McKim
Ann Casey vs Judy Grable
Joe McCarthy vs Red McKin

2/15/62 Muskogee, OK
Oklahoma Junior Heavyweight title: Louie Tillet vs Red McKim
Jesse James vs Mighty Bolo

2/15/62 Wichita Falls, TX (4-H Arena)
Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith vs Joe Tomasso & Russian Angel
Dorothy Carter vs Fran Gravette
Danny Hodge vs Joe Tomasso
Russian Angel vs Tiny Smith

2/16/62 Oklahoma City, OK (Stockyards Coliseum)
Danny Hodge vs Joe McCarthy
Ann Casey & Fran Gravette vs Dorothy Carter & Judy Grable
Jesse James vs Russian Angel
Joe Tomasso vs Red McKim

2/17/62 Joplin, MO (Memorial Hall)
Jesse James & Tiny Smith vs Joe Tomasso & Russian Angel
Ann Casey vs Judy Grable
Joe Tomasso vs Tiny Smith
Jesse James vs Russian Angel

2/19/62 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
Joe Tomasso vs Tiny Smith
Ann Casey & Fran Gravette vs Dorothy Carter & Judy Grable
Jesse James vs Louie Tillet

2/19/62 Tulsa, OK (Cimarron Arena)
Joe McCarthy vs Red McKim
Great Matsuda vs Jackie Nichols
Jack Humberto vs Ray Gordon
Frankie Cain vs Russian Angel

2/20/62 Hot Springs, AR (Boys Club Gym)
Joe Tomasso vs Oni Wiki Wiki
Ann Casey & Russian Angel vs Judy Grable & Tiny Smith
Ann Casey vs Judy Grable

2/20/62 Konawa, OK (Konawa High School Gymnasium)
Danny Hodge, Dorothy Carter, Fran Gravette & Russian Angel on card
The card presumably consisted of a mixed tag and two singles bouts (with Hodge & Carter and Angel & Gravette being the most likely combination)

2/20/62 Little Rock, AR (Robinson Auditorium)
Jesse James vs Louie Tillet
Joe McCarthy vs Red McKim
Frankie Cain vs Great Matsuda

2/21/62 Fort Smith, AR (Sports Arena)
Louie Tillet vs Red McKim
Great Matsuda vs Jackie Nichols

2/21/62 Springfield, MO (Shrine Mosque)
Joe Tomasso vs Tiny Smith
Dorothy Carter & Frankie Cain vs Fran Gravette & Joe McCarthy
Dorothy Carter vs Fran Gravette
Frankie Cain vs Joe McCarthy

2/21/62 Woodward, OK (Convention Hall)
Ann Casey & Russian Angel vs Danny Hodge & Judy Grable
Plus 2 other bouts, likely singles matches involving participants from the tag bout

2/22/62 Muskogee, OK (City Hall)
Dorothy Carter & Red McKim vs Fran Gravette & Louie Tilet
Dorothy Carter vs Fran Gravette
Louie Tillet vs Red McKim

2/22/62 Wichita Falls, TX (4-H Arena)
Danny Hodge & Frankie Cain vs Great Matsuda & Joe Tomasso
Jesse James vs Joe McCarthy
Plus 2 other bouts, likely singles matches involving participants from the tag bout

2/23/62 Arkansas City, KS (National Guard Armory)
Dorothy Carter & Tiny Smith vs Fran Gravette & Mighty Bolo
Plus 2 other bouts, likely singles matches involving participants from the tag bout

2/23/62 Elk City, OK (High School Gymnasium)
Ann Casey & Russian Angel vs Danny Hodge & Judy Grable
Danny Hodge vs Russian Angel
Ann Casey vs Judy Grable

2/23/62 Oklahoma City, OK (Stockyards Coliseum)
Jesse James vs Joe McCarthy
Frankie Cain vs Great Matsuda
Louie Tillet vs Red McKim
Jackie Nichols vs Joe Tomasso

2/24/62 Joplin, MO (Memorial Hall)
Jesse James vs Russian Angel
Baby Cheryl vs Darling Dagmar
Joe Tomasso vs Oni Wiki Wiki
Jackie Nichols vs Prince Omar

2/26/62 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
Joe Tomasso & Louie Tillet vs Oni Wiki Wiki & Tiny Smith
Prince Omar vs Red McKim
Louie Tillet vs Tiny Smith
Joe Tomasso vs Oni Wiki Wiki

2/26/62 Tulsa, OK (Cimarron Arena)
Danny Hodge vs Joe McCarthy
Frankie Cain vs Great Matsuda
Jesse James vs Russian Angel
Antone Leone vs Jackie Nichols

2/27/62 Hot Springs, AR (Boys Club Gym)
Danny Hodge & Frankie Cain & Red McKim vs Louie Tillet & Prince Omar & Russian Angel
Danny Hodge vs Russian Angel
Louie Tillet vs Red McKim
Frankie Cain vs Prince Omar

2/27/62 Little Rock, AR (Robinson Auditorium)
Jesse James vs Joe McCarthy
Great Matsuda & Joe Tomasso vs Jackie Nichols & Tiny Smith
Joe Tomasso vs Tiny Smith
Great Matsuda vs Jackie Nichols

2/28/62 Fort Smith, AR (Sports Arena)
Ring encircled with chicken wire: Louie Tillet vs Red McKim
Jesse James vs Joe Tomasso

2/28/62 Springfield, MO (Shrine Mosque)
Frankie Cain & Tiny Smith vs Great Matsuda & Joe McCarthy
Antone Leone vs Jackie Nichols
Joe McCarthy vs Tiny Smith
Frankie Cain vs Great Matsuda

3/1/62 Wichita Falls, TX (4-H Arena)
Battle royal featuring Antone Leone, Great Matsuda, Jackie Nichols, Jesse James, Joe Tomasso, Louie Tillet, Prince Omar and Tiny Smith
Plus four other bouts determined by order of elimination

3/2/62 Oklahoma City, OK (Stockyards Coliseum)
Joe McCarthy vs Red McKim
Great Matsuda & Russian Angel vs Jackie Nichols & Tiny Smith
Antone Leone vs Frankie Cain
Great Matsuda vs Jackie Nichols

3/3/62 Joplin, MO (Memorial Hall)
Battle royal featuring Danny Hodge, Joe McCarthy, Joe Tomasso, Oni Wiki Wiki, Red McKim, Russian Angel and Tiny Smith
Plus three other bouts determined by order of elimination

3/5/62 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
Joe Tomasso & Louie Tillet vs Oni Wiki Wiki & Tiny Smith (two referees)
Jackie Nichols vs Russian Angel
Joe Tomasso vs Tiny Smith
Louie Tillet vs Oni Wiki Wiki

3/5/62 Tulsa, OK (Cimarron Arena)
Danny Hodge & Red McKim vs Great Matsuda & Joe McCarthy
Antone Leone vs Jesse James
Frankie Cain vs Prince Omar
Joe McCarthy vs Red McKim

3/6/62 Hot Springs, AR (Boys Club Gym)
Russian Angel vs Tiny Smith
Jackie Nichols & Red McKim vs Joe Tomasso & Prince Omar
Joe Tomasso vs Red McKim
Jackie Nichols vs Prince Omar

3/6/62 Little Rock, AR (Robinson Auditorium)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Danny Hodge vs Joe McCarthy
Great Matsuda vs Louie Tillet
Antone Leone vs Frankie Cain

3/7/62 Fort Smith, AR (Sports Arena)
Texas Rules: Louie Tillet vs Red McKim
Jesse James vs Prince Omar
Jackie Nichols vs Joe Tomasso

3/8/62 Muskogee, OK (City Hall)
Oklahoma Junior Heavyweight title: Louie Tillet vs Red McKim
Frankie Cain vs Prince Omar

3/8/62 Wichita Falls, TX (4-H Arena)
Antone Leone & Great Matsuda & Joe McCarthy vs Danny Hodge & Jackie Nichols & Jesse James
Plus three other bouts, likely singles matches involving participants from the six-man

3/9/62 Oklahoma City, OK (Stockyards Coliseum)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Danny Hodge vs Joe McCarthy
Great Matsuda vs Louie Tillet
Jackie Nichols & Jesse James vs Joe Tomasso & Prince Omar
Jackie Nichols vs Joe Tomasso

3/10/62 Joplin, MO (Memorial Hall)
Danny Hodge vs Russian Angel
Frankie Cain vs Joe McCarthy
Great Matsuda vs Jackie Nichols

3/12/62 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
Russian Angel vs Tiny Smith
Joe McCarthy vs Red McKim
Jan Madrid vs Prince Omar

3/12/62 Tulsa, OK (Fairgrounds Pavilion)
Danny Hodge vs Joe Tomasso
Cowboy Bradley & Judy Glover vs Millie Stafford & Tiny Roe
Great Matsuda vs Jesse James
Jackie Nichols vs Louie Tillet
Antone Leone vs Frankie Cain

3/13/62 Hot Springs, AR (Boys Club Gym)
Ring enclosed by steel fence: Russian Angel vs Tiny Smith
Cowboy Bradley & Jesse James vs Great Matsuda & Tiny Roe
Paddy Osborn vs Prince Omar

3/13/62 Little Rock, AR (Robinson Auditorium)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Danny Hodge vs Joe McCarthy
Central States women’s title: Judy Glover vs Millie Stafford
Frankie Cain & Jackie Nichols vs Jan Madrid & Louie Tillet

3/14/62 Fort Smith, AR (Sports Arena)
Frankie Cain & Jesse James & Tiny Smith vs Joe Tomasso & Louie Tillet & Russian Angel
Joe Tomasso vs Tiny Smith
Frankie Cain vs Louie Tillet
Jesse James vs Russian Angel

3/14/62 Springfield, MO (Shrine Mosque)
Danny Hodge vs Joe McCarthy
Cowboy Bradley & Judy Glover vs Millie Stafford & Tiny Roe
Great Matsuda vs Jackie Nichols

3/15/62 Wichita Falls, TX (4-H Arena)
Danny Hodge vs Joe McCarthy
Cowboy Bradley & Jesse James vs Great Matsuda & Tiny Roe
Frankie Cain vs Joe Tomasso

3/16/62 Lawton, OK (St Mary’s High School Gym)
Joe Tomasso vs Red McKim
Cowboy Bradley & Jesse James vs Great Matsuda & Tiny Roe
Great Matsuda vs Jesse James

3/16/62 Oklahoma City, OK (Stockyards Coliseum)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title, 2 hour time limit: Danny Hodge vs Joe McCarthy
Frankie Cain & Jackie Nichols vs Jan Madrid & Louie Tillet
Antone Leone vs Kit Fox
Frankie Cain vs Jan Madris

3/17/62 Joplin, MO (Memorial Hall)
Antone Leone & Joe McCarthy vs Danny Hodge & Jackie Nichols
Cowboy Bradley & Jesse James vs Great Matsuda & Tiny Roe
Jackie Nichols vs Joe McCarthy
Great Matsuda vs Jesse James

3/17/62 Mountain Home, AR (High School Gym)
Judy Glover & Tiny Smith vs Millie Stafford & Russian Angel
Russian Angel vs Tiny Smith
Judy Glover vs Millie Stafford

3/19/62 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
Joe McCarthy vs Tiny Smith
Jesse James vs Joe Tomasso
Antone Leone vs Paddy Osborn

3/19/62 Tulsa, OK (Cimarron Arena)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Danny Hodge vs Red McKim
Central States women’s title: Judy Glover vs Millie Stafford
Frankie Cain & Jackie Nichols vs Jan Madrid & Louie Tillet
Great Matsuda vs Russian Angel

3/20/62 Hot Springs, AR (Boys Club Gym)
Danny Hodge vs Russian Angel
Antone Leone vs Kit Fox
Jesse James vs Joe McCarthy

3/20/62 Little Rock, AR (Robinson Auditorium)
Frankie Cain & Tiny Smith vs Jan Madrid & Louie Tillet
Jackie Nichols & Judy Glover vs Joe Tomasso & Millie Stafford
Frankie Cain vs Jan Madrid
Jackie Nichols vs Joe Tomasso

3/21/62 Fort Smith, AR (Sports Arena)
Danny Hodge vs Louie Tillet
Jesse James & Judy Glover vs Millie Stafford & Russian Angel
Plus two other bouts, likely singles matches involving participants from the tag bout

3/22/62 Muskogee, OK (City Hall)
Great Matsuda & Joe Tomasso vs Jackie Nichols & Red McKim
Great Matsuda vs Red McKim
Jackie Nichols vs Joe Tomasso

3/22/62 Wichita Falls, TX (4-H Arena)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Danny Hodge vs Joe McCarthy
Frankie Cain & Jesse James vs Jan Madrid & Louie Tillet
Jesse James vs Louie Tillet
Frankie Cain vs Jan Madrid

3/23/62 Mountain View, OK (High School Gym)
Judy Glover & Tiny Smith vs Millie Stafford & Russian Angel
Jud Glover vs Millie Stafford
Russian Angel vs Tiny Smith

3/23/62 Oklahoma City, OK (Stockyards Coliseum)
Frankie Cain & Red McKim vs Jan Madrid & Louie Tillet
Great Matsuda vs Jesse James
Jackie Nichols vs Joe Tomasso
Jan Madrid vs Red McKim

3/24/62 Joplin, MO (Memorial Hall)
90 minute time limit: Danny Hodge vs Joe McCarthy
Jack Humberto vs Kit Fox
Joe Tomasso vs Red McKim

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