The McGuirk/Watts Wrestling Almanac - Chapter 27 (1966 Q2)

Welcome to Chapter 27 of The McGuirk/Watts Wrestling Almanac, an in-depth data-driven look at the wrestling territory run by Leroy McGuirk (and later, Bill Watts).

Each chapter covers a three-month period of time and will list our exclusive statistics:
1) Rankings. A look at the top acts in the territory during the quarter based on their average position on the cards and how many weeks they were here
2) SPOT (Statistical Position Over Time) Ratings, which measure a wrestlers average position on the cards
3) The top feuds based on FLW (Feud Length in Weeks) Score, which takes into account how many times a specific matchup occurs and where on the card those matches take place, scaled to represent an approximate length of time that the feud lasted in the territory

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, little persons, 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)
Chapter 10 (Q1 1962)
Chapter 11 (Q2 1962)
Chapter 12 (Q3 1962)
Chapter 13 (Q4 1962)
Chapter 14 (Q1 1963)
Chapter 15 (Q2 1963)
Chapter 16 (Q3 1963)
Chapter 17 (Q4 1963)
Chapter 18 (Q1 1964)
Chapter 19 (Q2 1964)
Chapter 20 (Q3 1964)
Chapter 21 (Q4 1964)
Chapter 22 (Q1 1965)
Chapter 23 (Q2 1965)
Chapter 24 (Q3 1965)
Chapter 25 (Q4 1965)
Chapter 26 (Q1 1966)

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THE McGUIRK/WATTS WRESTLING ALMANAC
CHAPTER 27 (1966 Q2)


Here is the roster for the quarter:


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

BATTLESHIP JOHNSON – Not much is known about Battleship. His entire wrestling career seems to consist of a several-month run here, followed by a handful of bookings in West Texas, then a few weeks working for Gulas in 1967 and that’s all we know. It is always possible he wrestled under another name, but he had a unique enough look being billed as 6’5” and having numerous tattoos that if he had used another name, someone should have made the connection by now. In various clippings from newspapers, Battleship was said to be a former Navy sailor who had been stationed in Japan for four years, where he learned not only karate, but also a “special type of defense” taught to him by Buddhist monks. He was able to break bricks and cement blocks with his hands and would sometimes demonstrate this prior to his matches. It was also said that one of his hands was twice the size of the other due to built-up callouses from all the fighting and brick-breaking he did.

FREDDIE BARON – Baron, who sometimes was billed as “Fred” and sometimes as “Freddie”, wrestled from 1960 to 1976. He spent most of his career wrestling out of the Vancouver and Portland offices, but also wrestled in Arizona and southern California as well as a five-month stint here.

KRUSHER KOWALSKI – Bertram Roland Smith wrestled under a variety of names, most notably The Big K and Stan Kowalski. He came here in the spring and teamed with the Great Matsuda. When Matsuda left for a tour of Japan, Kowalski stuck around a couple more weeks, then went to Amarillo briefly before returning to the AWA, which was generally his home base. He wouldn’t return here until 1973, when he again was teamed up with a Japanese wrestler (Kim Duk aka Tiger Chung Lee).

THE MEDICS – This version of the Medics consisted of Tony Gonzales and … well, this is where things get interesting. The current ‘wrestling historical record’, such as it is, lists Donald Lortie as Tony’s partner here. However, Lortie appears to be wrestling in Gulf Coast (using the name Pierre DeGlane) at the same time the Medics are here. Further, when the Medics finish up their run here, they are unmasked and identified as Gonzales and someone named Dan Ellis (with one exception: it appears Gonzales was either injured or left the territory before the team was supposed to have finished up; on a show in Joplin the Medics were Ellis & Roberto Pico). He then worked a couple of matches unmasked and billed as Dan Ellis. There is no other information on a wrestler using the ring name of Dan Ellis.

PEPI GOMEZ – I believe this was the wrestler who primarily used the spelling “Pepe Gomez” during his career in the 60s and early 70s. He had been wrestling in East Texas before coming here in May. He wrestled mostly in various southern territories stretching from Florida to Arizona.

ROBERTO PICO – Roberto had been wrestling since at least the mid-40s, using the ring names of Bobby Lane, Pancho Villa, and Roberto Pico in various territories. He held titles in Gulf Coast, Florida, Stampede, and Central States. He was married to woman wrestler Ann Laverne; the two had a son who wrestled as Bobby Pico and Bobby Lane Jr from the late 60s through the early 70s.

TOR KAMATA – Born in 1937 in Hawaii, McRonald Kamaka joined the Air Force and was stationed in Turkey in 1959. Kamaka had wrestled in high school and while in Turkey he got an opportunity to train further with some Turkish wrestlers. When he returned to Hawaii, Ed Francis convinced him to turn pro. He used his real name when wrestling in Hawaii and used the ring name of Dr. Moto in the upper Midwest. As Tor Kamata, he wrestled throughout the U.S. and Canada. In Canada, he was a 3-time North American champion for Stampede. He also won titles in Japan and New Zealand later in his career

RETURNING TO THE TERRITORY THIS QUARTER

Don Kent, George Harris, and the Great Matsuda (Hiro Matsuda)

OTHER WRESTLERS NOT LISTED IN THE SPOT RATINGS

PART-TIMERS OR JUST PASSING THROUGH
Bob Brown, Chuck Bowman, Doug Gilbert, Gene Darval (Gene DuBuque aka Magnificent Maurice), Ken Hill, Paul Vachon, Prof. Igor Druk (Steve Druk), Treach Phillips, and the Viking (Bob Morse)

WOMEN WRESTLERS
Betty Bouche, Betty Niccoli, Cora Combs, Donna Christantello, Jean Antone, Kathy O’Brien, Linda Carroll, Peggy Gray, Princess Little Cloud, and Toni Rose
Their average SPOT Rating here was a .66

FEMALE LITTLE PERSONS
Darling Dagmar and Diamond Lil
Their average SPOT Rating here was a .70

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CHAMPIONS & KNOWN TITLE CHANGES

NOTE: Title histories are sometimes not “linear”; title changes can be acknowledged in one market but not others, or perhaps acknowledged in others at a later date. Also, the concept of titles being “held up” can sometimes refer to a town-specific angle to build to a rematch and may not be acknowledged in other markets. This represents my best effort to accurately portray title histories using the tools now available. While I do try to put these histories together on my own, I often refer to wrestling-titles.com and wrestlingdata.com

NWA WORLD JUNIOR HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE
Joe McCarthy was the champion at the beginning of the quarter. Danny Hodge beat McCarthy on 5/3/66 in Little Rock, AR to win the title. The newspaper article recapping the matches stated that this “marked the first time that a championship belt changed hands at [sic] Little Rock”. This is worth noting because it could be considered further evidence disputing the claim that Lorenzo Parente “won” the title in Little Rock the previous year (see http://www.chartingtheterritories.com/2021/01/q-when-is-title-change-not-title-change.html for more information).

U.S. TAG TEAM TITLES
The last time these titles had been acknowledged in the territory was the previous fall when Don & Jim Fargo were recognized as champions. Tournaments were held in several cities in May, with the Assassins winning them (each town had its own “final” match, with the Assassins “winning” the titles on May 6th in Oklahoma City, May 9th in Tulsa, May 10th in Little Rock, May 11th in Springfield, and May 12th in Wichita Falls).

MISSOURI JUNIOR HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE
Lorenzo Parente was the champion at the beginning of the quarter. The only mention of the title during the second quarter was on 4/23 in Joplin, when Parente defended the title against Ramon Torres. While results from the card are currently unavailable, wrestling-titles.com lists Torres as having won the title on the show. Torres left the territory at the end of May, and I don’t believe this title was ever mentioned again.

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Here are the top feuds in the territory for the quarter:


ANATOMY OF A FEUD

Here’s a look at the feud between Danny Hodge and Joe McCarthy, 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.

After recovering from his car accident and returning to the ring in mid-March, Danny Hodge was put into a tag team feud against with Tiny Smith (replacing Big Boy Brown, who had been “injured” as he was leaving the territory) against the Assassins. From there, he resumed his feud with Joe McCarthy. McCarthy had turned heel at the end of 1965 (possibly during a televised tag team match where he was teaming with Hodge) and had a few matches against Hodge before the car accident. By the time Hodge returned, McCarthy had won the NWA World Junior Heavyweight title from Lorenzo Parente, so when the Hodge-McCarthy feud resumed it now had even bigger stakes. After losing the title to Hodge, McCarthy wrestled the following night in Fort Smith, AR and then seems to have retired (save for a couple of matches he may have worked in Kentucky in 1970 for Nick Gulas).

OKLAHOMA CITY
12/17/65 No referee: Hodge won
4/15 NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Hodge won by disqualification
4/29 NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: McCarthy won

LITTLE ROCK
12/28/65 No referee: Hodge won (McCarthy won the first fall when he “disabled Hodge by using a piece of rope he had brought into the ring”, Hodge won the second fall “thanks to the help of ringsiders who provided him with a rope and a leather slapper”, and Hodge won the third fall with a flying press)
4/19 NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: McCarthy won (in the third fall, Hodge “grabbed McCarthy in an airplane spin” but McCarthy held on to the ropes and as Hodge tried to pull him loose, “they both hit the canvas with McCarthy on top”)
5/3 NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Hodge beat McCarthy to win the title

SPRINGFIELD
12/29/65 No referee: Hodge won (the first fall was won by Hodge with an Oklahoma roll, McCarthy won the second fall after using a “piece of rope … to choke Hodge into submission”, and Hodge won the third fall after taking the rope from McCarthy and using it on him) [attendance reported as “the season’s largest crowd, more than 2000 persons”]

WICHITA FALLS
12/30/65 No referee: results not available
1/13 NWA World Junior Heavyweight title, two referees: results not available (Hodge’s car accident occurred after this show as Hodge was driving back to Oklahoma)

JOPLIN
4/16 NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Hodge won by disqualification (Danny won the first fall with a “thunderous” knee lift, McCarthy evened things up after kicking Hodge in the stomach, and McCarthy was disqualified in the third fall for “kneeing Hodge in the throat”)

TULSA
1/10 McCarthy won
4/18 NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: McCarthy won

FREDERICK, OK
4/21 NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: results not available

MONROE
4/26 NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: McCarthy won

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Here is the calendar of known house shows for the quarter:


ADVERTISED LINEUPS FOR ALL KNOWN HOUSE SHOWS

3/28/66 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Joe McCarthy vs Mike Clancy
Bruce Kirk & Red McKim vs Chuck Karbo & Great Bolo
Plus 2 other bouts

3/28/66 Tulsa, OK (Civic Center)
3 out of 5 falls: Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 vs Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith
Lorenzo Parente vs Ramon Torres
Bobby Christy vs Ray Gordon
Kurt Steiger vs Torbellino Blanco

3/29/66 Little Rock, AR (Robinson Auditorium)
3 out of 5 falls: Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 vs Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith
Lorenzo Parente vs Ramon Torres
Bobby Christy vs Torbellino Blanco

3/29/66 Monroe, LA (Roll Arena)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Joe McCarthy vs Red McKim
Bruce Kirk & Mike Clancy vs Chuck Karbo & Great Bolo
Plus 2 other bouts

3/30/66 Fort Smith, AR (Sports Arena)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Joe McCarthy vs Mike Clancy
Bruce Kirk vs Kurt Steiger
Ray Gordon vs Red McKim

3/30/66 Springfield, MO (Shrine Mosque)
3 out of 5 falls, 90-minute time limit: Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 vs Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith
Chuck Karbo vs Ramon Torres
Bobby Christy vs Great Bolo

3/31/66 Joplin, MO (Memorial Hall)
Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 vs Great Bolo & Tiny Smith
Ramon Torres vs Torbellino Blanco
Bruce Kirk vs Chuck Karbo

3/31/66 Wichita Falls, TX (4-H Arena)
Joe McCarthy vs Ray Gordon
Danny Hodge vs Lorenzo Parente
Kurt Steiger vs Mike Clancy

4/1/66 Oklahoma City, OK (Stockyards Coliseum)
Falls count anywhere in arena: Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 vs Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith
Great Bolo vs Ramon Torres
Bobby Christy vs Lorenzo Parente
Ray Gordon vs Torbellino Blanco

4/4/66 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
Bobby Christy & Bruce Kirk vs Chuck Karbo & Great Bolo
Lorenzo Parente vs Torbellino Blanco
Plus 2 other bouts

4/4/66 Tulsa, OK (Civic Center)
Falls count anywhere in arena: Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 vs Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Joe McCarthy vs Ramon Torres
Cora Combs vs Kathy O'Brien
Mike Clancy vs Ray Gordon

4/5/66 Little Rock, AR (Robinson Auditorium)
Falls count anywhere in arena: Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 vs Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith
Cora Combs vs Kathy O'Brien
Kurt Steiger vs Ramon Torres

4/5/66 Monroe, LA (Roll Arena)
Bobby Christy & Bruce Kirk & Torbellino Blanco vs Chuck Karbo & Great Bolo & Lorenzo Parente
Plus 3 other bouts

4/6/66 Fort Smith, AR (Sports Arena)
Joe McCarthy vs Kurt Steiger
Bobby Christy vs Lorenzo Parente
Ray Gordon vs Torbellino Blanco

4/6/66 Springfield, MO (Shrine Mosque)
Falls count anywhere in arena: Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 vs Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith
Cora Combs vs Kathy O'Brien
Bruce Kirk vs Chuck Karbo

4/7/66 Wichita Falls, TX (4-H Arena)
Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 vs Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith
Cora Combs vs Kathy O'Brien
Kurt Steiger vs Mike Clancy

4/8/66 Oklahoma City, OK (Stockyards Coliseum)
Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 & Joe McCarthy vs Big Boy Brown & Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith
Cora Combs vs Kathy O'Brien
Ramon Torres vs Ray Gordon
Bobby Christy vs Torbellino Blanco

4/11/66 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
Bobby Christy vs Chuck Karbo
Lorenzo Parente vs Ramon Torres
Bruce Kirk vs Kurt Steiger

4/11/66 Tulsa, OK (Civic Center)
Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 & Joe McCarthy vs Big Boy Brown & Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith
Great Matsuda vs Mike Clancy
Krusher Kowalski vs Ray Gordon
George Harris vs Torbellino Blanco

4/12/66 Little Rock, AR (Robinson Auditorium)
Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 & Joe McCarthy vs Big Boy Brown & Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith
Great Matsuda vs Mike Clancy
Krusher Kowalski vs Ray Gordon

4/12/66 Monroe, LA (Roll Arena)
Bruce Kirk vs Chuck Karbo
Lorenzo Parente vs Ramon Torres
Bobby Christy vs Kurt Steiger

4/13/66 Fort Smith, AR (Sports Arena)
Battle royal: Bobby Christy & Bruce Kirk & Chuck Karbo & Kurt Steiger & Lorenzo Parente & Ramon Torres
Plus 3 other bouts

4/13/66 Springfield, MO (Shrine Mosque)
Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 & Joe McCarthy vs Big Boy Brown & Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith
Great Matsuda vs Mike Clancy
Krusher Kowalski vs Ray Gordon

4/14/66 Wichita Falls, TX (4-H Arena)
Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 vs Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith
Bruce Kirk vs Great Matsuda
George Harris vs Ramon Torres

4/15/66 Oklahoma City, OK (Stockyards Coliseum)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Danny Hodge vs Joe McCarthy
Great Matsuda & Krusher Kowalski vs Ramon Torres & Torbellino Blanco
Bobby Christy vs George Harris
Chuck Karbo vs Lorenzo Parente

4/16/66 Joplin, MO (Memorial Hall)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Danny Hodge vs Joe McCarthy
George Harris & Lorenzo Parente vs Great Bolo & Tiny Smith
Bobby Christy vs Ramon Torres

4/18/66 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
Battle royal: Bobby Christy & Chuck Karbo & Freddie Baron & George Harris & Kurt Steiger & Ramon Torres & Tiny Smith
Plus 3 other bouts

4/18/66 Tulsa, OK (Civic Center)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Danny Hodge vs Joe McCarthy
Great Bolo & Lorenzo Parente vs Great Matsuda & Krusher Kowalski
Don Kent vs Torbellino Blanco
Bruce Kirk vs Mike Clancy

4/19/66 Little Rock, AR (Robinson Auditorium)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Danny Hodge vs Joe McCarthy
Great Matsuda & Krusher Kowalski vs Lorenzo Parente & Torbellino Blanco
Bobby Christy vs Don Kent

4/19/66 Monroe, LA (Roll Arena)
Chuck Karbo vs Ramon Torres
Freddie Baron & Tiny Smith vs George Harris & Kurt Steiger
Plus 1 other bout

4/20/66 Fort Smith, AR (Sports Arena)
Chuck Karbo & Kurt Steiger vs Mike Clancy & Ramon Torres
Freddie Baron vs George Harris
Plus 2 other bouts

4/21/66 Frederick, OK (High School)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Danny Hodge vs Joe McCarthy
Bruce Kirk & Ramon Torres vs Great Matsuda & Krusher Kowalski
Plus 2 other bouts

4/22/66 Huntsville, AR (Huntsville School Gymnasium)
Betty Niccoli & Joe McCarthy vs Jean Antone & Mike Clancy
Plus 2 other bouts

4/22/66 Oklahoma City, OK (Stockyards Coliseum)
US Tag Team title tournament: Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 vs Great Matsuda & Krusher Kowalski
US Tag Team title tournament: Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith vs George Harris & Great Bolo
Chuck Karbo vs Lorenzo Parente
Bruce Kirk vs Don Kent

4/23/66 Joplin, MO (Memorial Hall)
Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 vs Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith
Missouri Junior Heavyweight title: Lorenzo Parente vs Ramon Torres
Bobby Christy vs Torbellino Blanco

4/25/66 Tulsa, OK (Cimarron Arena)
US Tag Team title tournament: Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 vs Great Matsuda & Krusher Kowalski
US Tag Team title tournament: Chuck Karbo & George Harris vs Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith
Don Kent vs Torbellino Blanco
Bobby Christy vs Freddie Baron

4/26/66 Little Rock, AR (Robinson Auditorium)
US Tag Team title tournament: Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 vs Great Matsuda & Krusher Kowalski
US Tag Team title tournament: Chuck Karbo & Don Kent vs Mike Clancy & Ramon Torres
Freddie Baron vs Ray Gordon

4/26/66 Monroe, LA (Roll Arena)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Danny Hodge vs Joe McCarthy
Bobby Christy & Tiny Smith vs George Harris & Great Bolo

4/27/66 Fort Smith, AR (Sports Arena)
Bobby Christy & Ramon Torres vs George Harris & Joe McCarthy
Chuck Karbo vs Mike Clancy
Plus 2 other bouts

4/27/66 Springfield, MO (Shrine Mosque)
US Tag Team title tournament: Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 vs Great Matsuda & Krusher Kowalski
US Tag Team title tournament: Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith vs Don Kent & Great Bolo
Freddie Baron vs Ray Gordon

4/28/66 Wichita Falls, TX (4-H Arena)
Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 vs Great Matsuda & Krusher Kowalski
Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith vs Don Kent & Great Bolo
Plus 2 other bouts

4/29/66 Oklahoma City, OK (Stockyards Coliseum)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Danny Hodge vs Joe McCarthy
US Tag Team title tournament, two referees: Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 vs Great Matsuda & Krusher Kowalski
George Harris vs Ramon Torres
Bobby Christy vs Freddie Baron

4/30/66 Miami, OK (Civic Center)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Great Matsuda vs Joe McCarthy
George Harris & Krusher Kowalski vs Mike Clancy & Ramon Torres
Chuck Karbo vs Freddie Baron

5/2/66 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
George Harris & Joe McCarthy vs Mike Clancy & Tiny Smith
Freddie Baron vs Great Bolo
Plus 2 other bouts

5/2/66 Tulsa, OK (Civic Center)
US Tag Team title tournament: Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 vs Great Matsuda & Krusher Kowalski
Chuck Karbo vs Danny Hodge
Bobby Christy vs Don Kent
Ramon Torres vs Red McKim

5/3/66 Little Rock, AR (Robinson Auditorium)
US Tag Team title tournament, no disqualification: Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 vs Great Matsuda & Krusher Kowalski
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Danny Hodge vs Joe McCarthy
Bobby Christy vs Don Kent

5/3/66 Monroe, LA (Roll Arena)
George Harris & Great Bolo vs Mike Clancy & Tiny Smith
Chuck Bowman vs Freddie Baron
George Harris vs Tiny Smith
Great Bolo vs Mike Clancy

5/4/66 Fort Smith, AR (Sports Arena)
George Harris & Joe McCarthy vs Mike Clancy & Tiny Smith
Great Bolo vs Ramon Torres
Plus 2 other bouts

5/4/66 Springfield, MO (Shrine Mosque)
US Tag Team title tournament, no disqualification, no stopping for blood, two referees: Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 vs Great Matsuda & Krusher Kowalski
Danny Hodge vs Don Kent
Chuck Karbo vs Freddie Baron

5/5/66 Wichita Falls, TX (4-H Arena)
US Tag Team title tournament, no disqualification, special referee Great Bolo: Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 vs Great Matsuda & Krusher Kowalski
Bobby Christy vs Don Kent
Chuck Karbo vs Ramon Torres

5/6/66 Oklahoma City, OK (Stockyards Coliseum)
US Tag Team title tournament, round-robin: Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 vs Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith vs Great Matsuda & Krusher Kowalski
Chuck Karbo vs Ramon Torres
Freddie Baron vs George Harris
Bobby Christy vs Ray Gordon

5/7/66 Joplin, MO (Memorial Hall)
No disqualification: Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 vs Don Kent & Krusher Kowalski
Bobby Christy vs George Harris
Freddie Baron vs Ray Gordon

5/8/66 Monroe, LA (American Legion Stadium)
Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 vs Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith
US Women's title: Cora Combs vs Linda Carroll
Chuck Karbo vs Freddie Baron

5/9/66 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
George Harris vs Mike Clancy
Chuck Karbo & Cora Combs vs Freddie Baron & Peggy Gray
Plus 2 other bouts

5/9/66 Tulsa, OK (Civic Center)
US Tag Team title tournament, round-robin: Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 vs Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith vs Great Matsuda & Krusher Kowalski
Don Kent vs Ramon Torres
Jack Brisco vs Ray Gordon

5/10/66 Little Rock, AR (Robinson Auditorium)
US Tag Team title tournament, round-robin: Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 vs Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith vs Great Matsuda & Krusher Kowalski
Darling Dagmar vs Diamond Lil
George Harris vs Mike Clancy

5/11/66 Fort Smith, AR (Sports Arena)
Chuck Karbo & Diamond Lil vs Darling Dagmar & Mike Clancy
Freddie Baron vs George Harris
Plus 2 other bouts

5/11/66 Springfield, MO (Shrine Mosque)
US Tag Team title tournament, round-robin: Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 vs Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith vs Great Matsuda & Krusher Kowalski
Ramon Torres vs Ray Gordon
Don Kent vs Jack Brisco

5/12/66 Wichita Falls, TX (4-H Arena)
US Tag Team title tournament, round-robin: Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 vs Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith vs Great Matsuda & Krusher Kowalski
Don Kent vs Ray Gordon

5/13/66 Oklahoma City, OK (Stockyards Coliseum)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Danny Hodge vs Great Matsuda
Krusher Kowalski vs Tiny Smith
Don Kent vs Ramon Torres
Chuck Karbo vs Freddie Baron
Jack Brisco vs Ray Gordon

5/15/66 Enid, OK (source: wrestlingdata.com)
Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith vs Don Kent & Krusher Kowalski
Chuck Karbo vs Jack Brisco
Darling Dagmar vs Diamond Lil
Danny Hodge vs Don Kent

5/16/66 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
George Harris & Krusher Kowalski vs Great Bolo & Mike Clancy
Freddie Baron vs Ramon Torres
George Harris vs Great Bolo
Mike Clancy vs Krusher Kowalski

5/16/66 Tulsa, OK (Civic Center)
US Tag Team titles: Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 vs Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith
Darling Dagmar vs Diamond Lil
Don Kent vs Pepi Gomez
Chuck Karbo vs Jack Brisco

5/17/66 Little Rock, AR (Robinson Auditorium)
US Tag Team titles: Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 vs Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith
Don Kent vs Jack Brisco
Chuck Karbo vs Pepi Gomez

5/17/66 Monroe, LA (Roll Arena)
George Harris vs Mike Clancy
Freddie Baron & Ramon Torres vs Great Bolo & Krusher Kowalski

5/18/66 Fort Smith, AR (Sports Arena)
Chuck Karbo & George Harris & Krusher Kowalski vs Freddie Baron & Mike Clancy & Ramon Torres
Plus 3 other bouts

5/18/66 Springfield, MO (Shrine Mosque)
US Tag Team titles: Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 vs Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith
Darling Dagmar vs Diamond Lil
Don Kent vs Pepi Gomez

5/19/66 Wichita Falls, TX (4-H Arena)
US Tag Team titles: Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 vs Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith
Darling Dagmar vs Diamond Lil
Jack Brisco vs Krusher Kowalski

5/20/66 Oklahoma City, OK (Stockyards Coliseum)
No disqualification, no time limit, ring enclosed by steel fence: Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 vs Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith
Darling Dagmar vs Diamond Lil
Chuck Karbo vs Pepi Gomez
Jack Brisco vs Ramon Torres
Don Kent vs Freddie Baron

5/22/66 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
Ring enclosed by steel fence, battle to the finish: Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 vs Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith
Betty Bouche & Toni Rose vs Donna Christantello & Princess Little Cloud
Freddie Baron vs George Harris
Princess Little Cloud vs Betty Bouche

5/23/66 Tulsa, OK (Civic Center)
Ring enclosed by steel fence: Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 vs Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith
Don Kent vs Mike Clancy
Ramon Torres vs Tor Kamata
Jack Brisco vs Krusher Kowalski
Doug Gilbert vs Pepi Gomez

5/24/66 Little Rock, AR (Robinson Auditorium)
No disqualification, no time limit, ring enclosed by steel fence: Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 vs Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith
Ramon Torres vs Tor Kamata
Don Kent vs Mike Clancy
Jack Brisco vs Krusher Kowalski

5/24/66 Monroe, LA (Roll Arena)
Freddie Baron vs George Harris
Betty Bouche & Toni Rose vs Donna Christantello & Princess Little Cloud

5/25/66 Fort Smith, AR (Sports Arena)
Betty Bouche & Toni Rose vs Donna Christantello & Princess Little Cloud
George Harris vs Great Bolo
Jack Brisco vs Krusher Kowalski
Plus 2 other bouts

5/25/66 Springfield, MO (Shrine Mosque)
US Tag Team titles, battle to a finish, no disqualification, ring enclosed by steel fence: Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 vs Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith
Don Kent vs Freddie Baron
Ramon Torres vs Tor Kamata
Doug Gilbert vs Pepi Gomez

5/26/66 Wichita Falls, TX (4-H Arena)
US Tag Team titles, no disqualification, ring enclosed by steel fence: Assassin #1 & Assassin #2 vs Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith
Doug Gilbert vs Freddie Baron
George Harris vs Pepi Gomez

5/27/66 Oklahoma City, OK (Stockyards Coliseum)
Battle royal: Doug Gilbert & Freddie Baron & George Harris & Great Bolo & Jack Brisco & Krusher Kowalski & Mike Clancy & Pepi Gomez & Ramon Torres & Tiny Smith & Tor Kamata
Plus 5 other bouts

5/28/66 Durant, OK (Rodeo Arena)
Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith vs Don Kent & Krusher Kowalski
Donna Christantello vs Toni Rose
Danny Hodge vs Don Kent
Krusher Kowalski vs Tiny Smith

5/29/66 Ada, OK (American Legion Baseball Stadium)
Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith vs Don Kent & Krusher Kowalski
Betty Bouche vs Princess Little Cloud
Plus 2 other bouts

5/30/66 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
Battle royal: Chuck Bowman & Danny Hodge & George Harris & Great Bolo & Pepi Gomez & Ramon Torres & Tiny Smith
Plus 3 other bouts

5/30/66 Tulsa, OK (Civic Center)
Don Kent vs Mike Clancy
Battle royal: Betty Bouche & Betty Niccoli & Donna Christantello & Jean Antone & Princess Little Cloud & Toni Rose
Jack Brisco vs Tor Kamata
Doug Gilbert vs Red McKim
Plus 2 other bouts

5/31/66 Little Rock, AR (Robinson Auditorium)
Don Kent vs Mike Clancy
Betty Bouche & Toni Rose vs Donna Christantello & Princess Little Cloud
Jack Brisco vs Tor Kamata

5/31/66 Monroe, LA (Roll Arena)
Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith vs George Harris & Great Bolo
Pepi Gomez vs Ramon Torres

6/1/66 Fort Smith, AR (Sports Arena)
Danny Hodge & Jack Brisco vs Doug Gilbert & George Harris
Freddie Baron vs Pepi Gomez
Plus 2 other bouts

6/1/66 Springfield, MO (Shrine Mosque)
Mike Clancy vs Tor Kamata
Betty Bouche & Toni Rose vs Donna Christantello & Princess Little Cloud
Great Bolo vs Tiny Smith
Betty Bouche vs Princess Little Cloud

6/2/66 Wichita Falls, TX (4-H Arena)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Danny Hodge vs Mike Clancy
Betty Bouche & Princess Little Cloud vs Donna Christantello & Toni Rose
Doug Gilbert vs Freddie Baron

6/3/66 Oklahoma City, OK (Stockyards Coliseum)
Mike Clancy vs Tor Kamata
Betty Bouche & Princess Little Cloud vs Donna Christantello & Toni Rose
Don Kent vs Jack Brisco
George Harris vs Tiny Smith
Freddie Baron vs Pepi Gomez

6/5/66 Springdale, AR (source: wrestlingdata.com)
Danny Hodge & Tiny Smith vs George Harris & Great Bolo
Betty Bouche & Toni Rose vs Donna Christantello & Princess Little Cloud
Danny Hodge vs Great Bolo
George Harris vs Tiny Smith

6/6/66 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
George Harris & Tor Kamata vs Mike Clancy & Tiny Smith
Jack Brisco vs Pepi Gomez
Mike Clancy vs Tor Kamata
Tiny Smith vs George Harris

6/6/66 Tulsa, OK (Civic Center)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Danny Hodge vs Lorenzo Parente
Don Kent vs Red McKim
Argentina Zuma vs Viking
Freddie Baron vs Paul Vachon
Chuck Bowman vs Great Bolo

6/7/66 Little Rock, AR (Robinson Auditorium)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Danny Hodge vs Don Kent
Argentina Zuma vs Great Bolo
Freddie Baron vs Lorenzo Parente

6/7/66 Monroe, LA (Roll Arena)
George Harris vs Tiny Smith
Mike Clancy vs Tor Kamata
Jack Brisco vs Pepi Gomez

6/8/66 Fort Smith, AR (Sports Arena)
Danny Hodge vs Don Kent
Freddie Baron vs Jack Brisco
Argentina Zuma vs Great Bolo

6/8/66 Springfield, MO (Shrine Mosque)
3 out of 5 falls, Clancy to forfeit his share of the purse if he is beaten: Mike Clancy vs Tor Kamata
George Harris vs Tiny Smith
Lorenzo Parente vs Pepi Gomez

6/9/66 Wichita Falls, TX (4-H Arena)
Danny Hodge & Jack Brisco vs Don Kent & Tor Kamata
George Harris vs Mike Clancy
Argentina Zuma vs Pepi Gomez

6/10/66 Oklahoma City, OK (Stockyards Coliseum)
Danny Hodge vs Tor Kamata
Don Kent vs Jack Brisco
Argentina Zuma vs Great Bolo
Freddie Baron vs Pepi Gomez
George Harris vs Red McKim

6/13/66 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
Battleship Johnson & George Harris vs Mike Clancy & Tiny Smith
Jack Brisco vs Roberto Pico
Mike Clancy vs George Harris
Battleship Johnson vs Tiny Smith

6/13/66 Tulsa, OK (Civic Center)
Danny Hodge & Red McKim vs Don Kent & Tor Kamata
Argentina Zuma vs Gene Darval
Freddie Baron vs Prof Igor Druk
Ken Hill vs Pepi Gomez
Plus 1 other bout

6/14/66 Little Rock, AR (Robinson Auditorium)
Argentina Zuma & Danny Hodge vs Don Kent & Tor Kamata
Pepi Gomez vs Prof Igor Druk
Danny Hodge vs Tor Kamata
Argentina Zuma vs Don Kent

6/14/66 Monroe, LA (Roll Arena)
Battleship Johnson & George Harris vs Mike Clancy & Tiny Smith
Jack Brisco vs Roberto Pico
Plus 2 other bouts

6/15/66 Fort Smith, AR (Sports Arena)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Danny Hodge vs Don Kent
George Harris vs Jack Brisco
Argentina Zuma vs Roberto Pico

6/15/66 Springfield, MO (Shrine Mosque)
Bob Brown & Tor Kamata vs Mike Clancy & Tiny Smith
Freddie Baron vs Prof Igor Druk
Tor Kamata vs Mike Clancy
Bob Brown vs Tiny Smith

6/16/66 Wichita Falls, TX (4-H Arena)
Danny Hodge vs Tor Kamata
Don Kent vs Jack Brisco
Freddie Baron vs Prof Igor Druk

6/17/66 Oklahoma City, OK (Stockyards Coliseum)
Danny Hodge & Jack Brisco vs Don Kent & Tor Kamata
Argentina Zuma vs George Harris
Freddie Baron vs Prof Igor Druk
Pepi Gomez vs Roberto Pico
Plus 1 other bout

6/20/66 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
Battleship Johnson & Roberto Pico vs Mike Clancy & Tiny Smith
Freddie Baron vs Prof Igor Druk
Roberto Pico vs Mike Clancy

6/20/66 Tulsa, OK (Civic Center)
Danny Hodge vs Tor Kamata
Argentina Zuma vs Don Kent
Medic I & Medic II vs Pepi Gomez & Red McKim
George Harris vs Jack Brisco

6/21/66 Little Rock, AR (Robinson Auditorium)
Danny Hodge vs Tor Kamata
Argentina Zuma & Pepi Gomez vs Medic I & Medic II
George Harris vs Jack Brisco

6/21/66 Monroe, LA (Roll Arena)
Battleship Johnson & Roberto Pico vs Mike Clancy & Tiny Smith
Freddie Baron vs Prof Igor Druk

6/22/66 Fort Smith, AR (Sports Arena)
Battleship Johnson & Tiny Smith vs George Harris & Great Bolo
Argentina Zuma vs Prof Igor Druk
Plus 2 other bouts

6/22/66 Springfield, MO (Shrine Mosque)
Danny Hodge vs Tor Kamata
Don Kent vs Jack Brisco
Freddie Baron vs Roberto Pico

6/23/66 Wichita Falls, TX (4-H Arena)
Battleship Johnson & Jack Brisco vs Don Kent & Tor Kamata
Argentina Zuma & Freddie Baron vs Medic I & Medic II
Plus 2 other bouts

6/24/66 Oklahoma City, OK (Stockyards Coliseum)
Battleship Johnson & Jack Brisco vs Don Kent & Tor Kamata
Mike Clancy vs Roberto Pico
Argentina Zuma vs George Harris
Pepi Gomez vs Treach Phillips

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