The McGuirk/Watts Wrestling Almanac - Chapter 25 (Q4 1965)

Welcome to Chapter 25 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) Frequent Partners & Frequent Opponents, which let you see who a wrestler was teaming up with on a regular basis (if any) and who they were regularly wrestling against in meaningful matches high up on the cards
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)
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)

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THE McGUIRK/WATTS WRESTLING ALMANAC
CHAPTER 25 (Q4 1965)

Here is the roster for the quarter. Wrestlers are listed in descending order by their average SPOT Rating during the quarter. Directly below their week-by-week SPOT Ratings is a list of their Frequent Partners and Frequent Opponents (if applicable):
 

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)

BLACK PANTHER – This masked wrestler competed on a part-time basis, occasionally teaming up with Great Bolo (Al Lovelock). He is believed to be Jerry Usher. Usher is probably best known as being a referee in later years, but he did wrestle on-and-off from 1965 to 1975.

EL MEDICO – Another masked wrestler appeared in the territory during the quarter, billed as El Medico. Before he finished up his run here in early 1966, he was unmasked in at least one town and revealed to be Indio Pampero. He had a previous run here (as Indio Pampero) in early 1964. His real name was Alberto Antonio Amessa, and he used several ring names over the course of his career, including Indio Joe, Pedro Amessa, Tony Lazzari, El Furioso, and Tony Romano.

RETURNING TO THE TERRITORY THIS QUARTER

Bill Watts, Chuck Karbo, Danny Hodge, Don Fargo, Great Bolo, Jim Fargo (Jim Baugus/Dalton), Kurt Steiger, Lorenzo Parente, and Sputnik Monroe

OTHER WRESTLERS NOT LISTED IN THE SPOT RATINGS

NATIONALLY KNOWN STARS
Buddy Fuller, Lou Thesz, and Tiny Smith

PART-TIMERS OR JUST PASSING THROUGH
Ken Cooper, Ken Hill, Mighty Bolo (this may have been Jerry Usher, though it could have been almost anybody), Roberto Pico, and The Scufflin’ Hillbillies (Cousin Alfred & Rip Collins)

WOMEN WRESTLERS
Betty Boucher, Betty Niccoli, and Jean Antone
Their average SPOT Rating here was a .33

MALE MIDGET WRESTLERS
Chico Santana, Dandy Varon, Little Boy Blue, and Pee Wee Lopez
Their average SPOT Rating here was a .53

WOMEN MIDGET WRESTLERS
Darling Dagmar and Diamond Lil
Their average SPOT Rating here was a .60

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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
Danny Hodge returned to the territory on a full-time basis in November, bringing the title back to the area. Some title history sources list Lorenzo Parente as having won the title from Hodge on November 23, 1965, in Little Rock. My thorough research of newspaper clippings throughout the territory raises some serious questions about the validity of this title change. For more information, read my blog post Q: When is a title change NOT a title change? A: When it's a title change. (Unless it isn't)

US TAG TEAM TITLES
After not having a tag team title recognized in the territory for about a year, Don Fargo & Jim Dalton come to the area billed as the US Tag Team champions at the beginning of the quarter. Initially, they were advertised as Jack & Jim Dalton in newspaper ads, but after a week they changed their ring names to Don & Jim Fargo. Fans didn’t have much time to get used to the new names though; Don & Jim left the territory (apparently taking the titles with them) after less than four weeks because, according to Don, “promoters (and some of the wresters) didn’t like their antics”. These antics included nailing the midget wrestlers’ clothes and shoes to the ceiling while the midgets were in the ring.

MISSOURI JUNIOR HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE
Don Kent was the champion at the beginning of the quarter. On October 16th, Jack Brisco defeated him to apparently win the title in Joplin, Missouri. The following week, however, it was stated that the NWA declared the title vacant until a rematch could be booked between the two. This was the result of Kent lodging a protest after the loss, claiming that Brisco had won illegally. The rematch was held on November 13th and was won by Brisco.

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ANATOMY OF A FEUD

Here’s a look at the feud between “Bulldog” Don Kent and Antone “Ripper” Leone, looking at all 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.

Kent & Leone had been a semi-regular tag team over the summer, but their partnership came to an end when “Bulldog Don bashed the Ripper on the head with a chair” in a TV angle. It is worth noting that Kent (the heel in this feud) won most of their matches; I have speculated previously that Kent was either the booker or at least had some “stroke” during this run for McGuirk. The fact that he won 9 of the 11 matches we have results for (there is one match where no results are available) is probably evidence to support that theory.

OKLAHOMA CITY
9/10 Kent beat Leone
9/17 “Nothing barred – no referee”: Kent beat Leone
9/24 Brass Knucks rules: Kent beat Leone
10/29 Kent beat Leone

TULSA
9/20 Kent beat Leone
9/27 Nothing barred – no referee: Kent beat Leone

LITTLE ROCK
9/21 Kent beat Leone; Kent won the first fall with “stomps and a press”, Leone won the second fall with “slams”, and Kent won the third fall after using “what fans claimed to be brass knuckles”
9/28 No rules, no referee: Kent beat Leone; Kent won the first fall in 9 minutes, Leone won the second fall in 5 minutes, and Kent won the third fall in 5 minutes

SPRINGFIELD
10/6 Kent beat Leone; Kent won the first fall in 9 minutes with “a right cross to the jaw”, Leone won the second fall in 15 minutes with “abdominal stomps”, and Kent won the third fall in 6 minutes with “body slams”
10/13 Nothing barred – no referee: Leone beat Kent; Kent won the first fall in 3 minutes, Leone won the second fall in 10 minutes, and Leone won the third fall in 11 minutes

WICHITA FALLS
10/14 Leone and Kent were both disqualified “for violation of rules and failure to break outside the ring”; in a newspaper article ahead of the match, Leone was quoted as saying “I’ve had it with Kent, he’s going to the hospital … He wants dirt, I’ll show the punk dirt.”
10/21 No referee: results not available

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


ADVERTISED LINEUPS FOR ALL KNOWN HOUSE SHOWS

9/27/65 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
Argentina Zuma vs Jack Donovan
Chico Santana & Pee Wee Lopez vs Dandy Varon & Little Boy Blue
Jim Osborne vs Kit Fox

9/27/65 Tulsa, OK (Cimarron Arena)
No referee: Antone Leone vs Don Kent
Jack Brisco & Mike Clancy vs Jack Dalton & Jim Dalton
Jerry Kozak vs Nikita Mulkovich
Jack Dalton vs Mike Clancy

9/28/65 Little Rock, AR (Robinson Auditorium)
No referee: Antone Leone vs Don Kent
Don Soto & Mike Clancy vs Jack Dalton & Jim Dalton
Frank Marconi vs Jack Brisco
Jim Dalton vs Mike Clancy

9/28/65 Monroe, LA (Roll Arena)
Jim Osborne vs Red McKim
Chico Santana & Pee Wee Lopez vs Dandy Varon & Little Boy Blue
Jack Donovan vs Kit Fox

9/29/65 Fort Smith, AR (Sports Arena)
Battle royal: Antone Leone & Argentina Zuma & Don Kent & Don Soto & Frank Marconi & Jim Osborne & Red McKim
Plus 3 other bouts

9/29/65 Springfield, MO (Shrine Mosque)
Mike Clancy vs Nikita Mulkovich
Jack Dalton & Jim Dalton vs Jerry Kozak & Kit Fox
Jim Dalton vs Kit Fox
Jack Dalton vs Jerry Kozak

9/30/65 Wichita Falls, TX (4-H Arena)
Jack Brisco & Kit Fox vs Jack Dalton & Jim Dalton
Don Kent & Nikita Mulkovich vs Jerry Kozak & Mike Clancy
Plus 2 other bouts

10/1/65 Oklahoma City, OK (Stockyards Coliseum)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Danny Hodge vs Don Kent
Antone Leone & Jerry Kozak vs Don Fargo & Jim Fargo
Kit Fox vs Nikita Mulkovich
Don Soto vs Frank Marconi

10/2/65 Joplin, MO (Memorial Hall)
Don Kent & Jim Osborne vs Jack Brisco & Mike Clancy
Chico Santana & Pee Wee Lopez vs Dandy Varon & Little Boy Blue
Plus 4 other bouts

10/4/65 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
Jim Osborne vs Kit Fox
Jack Brisco vs Nikita Mulkovich
Don Soto vs Sputnik Monroe

10/4/65 Tulsa, OK (Civic Center Arena)
Antone Leone & Mike Clancy vs Don Fargo & Jim Fargo
Don Kent vs Jerry Kozak
Chico Santana & Pee Wee Lopez vs Dandy Varon & Little Boy Blue
Plus 2 other bouts

10/5/65 Little Rock, AR (Robinson Auditorium)
Antone Leone & Mike Clancy vs Don Fargo & Jim Fargo
Don Kent vs Jerry Kozak
Chico Santana & Pee Wee Lopez vs Dandy Varon & Little Boy Blue
Plus 2 other bouts

10/5/65 Monroe, LA (Roll Arena)
Battle royal: Don Soto & Jack Brisco & Jim Osborne & Kit Fox & Nikita Mulkovich & Sputnik Monroe
Plus 2 other bouts

10/6/65 Fort Smith, AR (Sports Arena)
Jerry Kozak vs Sputnik Monroe
Chico Santana & Pee Wee Lopez vs Dandy Varon & Little Boy Blue
Chico Santana vs Dandy Varon
Little Boy Blue vs Pee Wee Lopez

10/6/65 Springfield, MO (Shrine Mosque)
Antone Leone vs Don Kent
US Tag Team titles: Don Fargo & Jim Fargo vs Kit Fox & Mike Clancy
Jim Fargo vs Kit Fox
Don Fargo vs Mike Clancy

10/7/65 Wichita Falls, TX (4-H Arena)
Don Fargo & Jim Fargo vs Jack Brisco & Mike Clancy
Chico Santana & Pee Wee Lopez vs Dandy Varon & Little Boy Blue
Plus 4 other bouts

10/8/65 Oklahoma City, OK (Stockyards Coliseum)
10 rounds boxing: Danny Hodge vs Don Kent
Chico Santana & Pee Wee Lopez vs Dandy Varon & Little Boy Blue
Jerry Kozak vs Sputnik Monroe
Don Fargo vs Jack Brisco

10/9/65 Joplin, MO (Memorial Hall)
Missouri Junior Heavyweight title: Don Kent vs Red McKim
Jerry Kozak vs Jim Osborne
Chico Santana vs Pee Wee Lopez
Don Soto vs Nikita Mulkovich

10/11/65 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
Mike Clancy vs Nikita Mulkovich
Antone Leone vs Kit Fox
Red McKim vs Tom Bradley

10/11/65 Tulsa, OK (Civic Center Arena)
Don Kent vs Jerry Kozak
Argentina Zuma & Jack Brisco vs Don Fargo & Jim Fargo
Don Soto vs Sputnik Monroe
Argentina Zuma vs Jim Fargo
Don Fargo vs Jack Brisco

10/12/65 Little Rock, AR (Robinson Auditorium)
Don Kent vs Jerry Kozak
Argentina Zuma & Jack Brisco vs Don Fargo & Jim Fargo
Don Soto vs Sputnik Monroe
Don Fargo vs Jack Brisco

10/12/65 Monroe, LA (Roll Arena)
Antone Leone & Nikita Mulkovich vs Mike Clancy & Red McKim
Kit Fox vs Tom Bradley
Plus 2 other bouts

10/13/65 Fort Smith, AR (Sports Arena)
Winner take all, no time limit: Jerry Kozak vs Sputnik Monroe
Argentina Zuma vs Jack Donovan
Jim Osborne vs Kit Fox

10/13/65 Springfield, MO (Shrine Mosque)
No referee: Antone Leone vs Don Kent
Don Fargo & Jim Fargo vs Jack Brisco & Mike Clancy
Jim Fargo vs Mike Clancy
Don Fargo vs Jack Brisco

10/14/65 Wichita Falls, TX (4-H Arena)
Two referees, one of which was Mike Ryckoff: Don Fargo & Jim Fargo vs Jack Brisco & Mike Clancy
Antone Leone vs Don Kent
Don Soto vs Sputnik Monroe

10/15/65 Oklahoma City, OK (Stockyards Coliseum)
Battle royal: Antone Leone & Argentina Zuma & Don Fargo & Don Kent & Jack Brisco & Jerry Kozak & Jim Fargo & Kit Fox & Mike Clancy & Nikita Mulkovich & Sputnik Monroe
Plus 5 other bouts

10/16/65 Joplin, MO (Memorial Hall)
Missouri Junior Heavyweight title: Don Kent vs Jack Brisco
Jack Donovan vs Jerry Kozak
Black Panther & Great Bolo vs Don Soto & Kit Fox

10/18/65 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
Antone Leone & Nikita Mulkovich vs Mike Clancy & Red McKim
Don Soto vs Tom Bradley
Nikita Mulkovich vs Red McKim
Antone Leone vs Mike Clancy

10/18/65 Tulsa, OK (Civic Center Arena)
Don Kent vs Jack Brisco
Argentina Zuma & Jerry Kozak vs Great Bolo & Jack Donovan
Kit Fox vs Sputnik Monroe
Great Bolo vs Jerry Kozak
Argentina Zuma vs Jack Donovan

10/19/65 Little Rock, AR (Robinson Auditorium)
Don Kent vs Jack Brisco
Argentina Zuma & Jerry Kozak vs Don Fargo & Jim Fargo
Kit Fox vs Sputnik Monroe
Jerry Kozak vs Jim Fargo

10/19/65 Monroe, LA (Roll Arena)
Mike Clancy vs Nikita Mulkovich
Antone Leone vs Red McKim
Don Soto vs Tom Bradley

10/20/65 Fort Smith, AR (Sports Arena)
10 rounds boxing: Jerry Kozak vs Sputnik Monroe
Argentina Zuma & Red McKim vs Don Kent & Tom Bradley
Red McKim vs Tom Bradley

10/20/65 Springfield, MO (Shrine Mosque)
Antone Leone & Jack Brisco & Mike Clancy vs Great Bolo & Jack Donovan & Nikita Mulkovich
Antone Leone vs Jack Donovan
Jack Brisco vs Nikita Mulkovich
Great Bolo vs Mike Clancy

10/21/65 Wichita Falls, TX (4-H Arena)
No referee: Antone Leone vs Don Kent
Black Panther & Great Bolo vs Jerry Kozak & Mike Clancy
Plus 2 other bouts

10/22/65 Oklahoma City, OK (Stockyards Coliseum)
Don Kent vs Jack Brisco
Mike Clancy vs Sputnik Monroe
Argentina Zuma vs Nikita Mulkovich
Don Soto vs Jerry Kozak
Kit Fox vs Tom Bradley

10/23/65 Joplin, MO (Memorial Hall)
Great Bolo vs Mike Clancy
Argentina Zuma vs Don Kent
Black Panther vs Jerry Kozak

10/25/65 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
Antone Leone vs Nikita Mulkovich
El Medico vs Mike Clancy
Ken Cooper vs Tom Bradley

10/25/65 Tulsa, OK (Civic Center Arena)
Don Kent vs Jack Brisco
Jerry Kozak vs Sputnik Monroe
Argentina Zuma & Don Soto vs Black Panther & Great Bolo
Black Panther vs Don Soto
Argentina Zuma vs Great Bolo

10/26/65 Little Rock, AR (Robinson Auditorium)
Don Kent vs Jack Brisco
Jerry Kozak vs Sputnik Monroe
Argentina Zuma vs El Medico

10/26/65 Monroe, LA (Roll Arena)
Special referee Tom Bradley, Mulkovich "will not be allowed to wear his boots": Mike Clancy vs Nikita Mulkovich
Antone Leone vs Ken Cooper

10/27/65 Fort Smith, AR (Sports Arena)
Argentina Zuma & Jerry Kozak vs Don Kent & Sputnik Monroe
Don Soto vs El Medico
Don Kent vs Jerry Kozak

10/27/65 Springfield, MO (Shrine Mosque)
Antone Leone & Jack Brisco & Mike Clancy vs Great Bolo & Lorenzo Parente & Nikita Mulkovich
Jack Brisco vs Nikita Mulkovich
Lorenzo Parente vs Mike Clancy
Antone Leone vs Great Bolo

10/28/65 Wichita Falls, TX (4-H Arena)
Antone Leone & Jerry Kozak & Mike Clancy vs El Medico & Lorenzo Parente & Sputnik Monroe
Jerry Kozak vs Sputnik Monroe
El Medico vs Mike Clancy
Antone Leone vs Lorenzo Parente

10/29/65 Oklahoma City, OK (Stockyards Coliseum)
Mike Clancy vs Sputnik Monroe
Jack Brisco vs Nikita Mulkovich
Antone Leone vs Don Kent
Argentina Zuma vs El Medico
Kit Fox vs Lorenzo Parente

10/30/65 Joplin, MO (Memorial Hall)
No referee, winner take all: Great Bolo vs Mike Clancy
Battle royal: Antone Leone & Black Panther & Jack Brisco & Nikita Mulkovich & Red McKim
Plus 2 other bouts

11/1/65 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
El Medico vs Red McKim
Nikita Mulkovich vs Tom Bradley
Antone Leone vs Argentina Zuma

11/1/65 Tulsa, OK (Cimarron Arena)
Mike Clancy vs Sputnik Monroe
Darling Dagmar vs Diamond Lil
Great Bolo vs Jerry Kozak
Jack Brisco vs Lorenzo Parente

11/2/65 Little Rock, AR (Robinson Auditorium)
Jerry Kozak vs Sputnik Monroe
Great Bolo vs Mike Clancy
Darling Dagmar vs Diamond Lil
Don Soto vs Lorenzo Parente

11/2/65 Monroe, LA (Roll Arena)
Nikita Mulkovich vs Tom Bradley
Antone Leone & El Medico vs Argentina Zuma & Red McKim
Plus 2 other bouts

11/3/65 Fort Smith, AR (Sports Arena)
El Medico vs Jerry Kozak
Nikita Mulkovich vs Red McKim
Argentina Zuma vs Tom Bradley
Plus a battle royal

11/3/65 Springfield, MO (Shrine Mosque)
Antone Leone vs Great Bolo
Mike Clancy vs Sputnik Monroe
Darling Dagmar vs Diamond Lil
Jack Brisco vs Lorenzo Parente

11/4/65 Wichita Falls, TX (4-H Arena)
One-night tournament semifinal match: Jerry Kozak vs Lorenzo Parente
One-night tournament semifinal match: Mike Clancy vs Sputnik Monroe
Darling Dagmar vs Diamond Lil
Argentina Zuma vs El Medico

11/5/65 Oklahoma City, OK (Stockyards Coliseum)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Danny Hodge vs Sputnik Monroe
Darling Dagmar vs Diamond Lil
Argentina Zuma & Jerry Kozak vs Don Kent & Lorenzo Parente
El Medico vs Jack Brisco

11/6/65 Joplin, MO (Memorial Hall)
Great Bolo vs Nikita Mulkovich
Darling Dagmar vs Diamond Lil
El Medico vs Jerry Kozak

11/6/65 Lebanon, MO (High School Gym) (source: wrestlingdata.com)
Antone Leone & Betty Niccoli & Mighty Bolo vs Argentina Zuma & Jean Antone & Mike Clancy
Argentina Zuma vs Mighty Bolo
Betty Niccoli vs Jean Antone
Antone Leone vs Mike Clancy

11/8/65 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
Argentina Zuma vs Don Kent
Darling Dagmar vs Diamond Lil
El Medico vs Tom Bradley

11/8/65 Tulsa, OK (Civic Center Arena)
NWA World Heavyweight title: Lou Thesz vs Sputnik Monroe
Jerry Kozak vs Lorenzo Parente
Mike Clancy vs Nikita Mulkovich
Don Soto vs Jack Brisco

11/9/65 Little Rock, AR (Robinson Auditorium)
NWA World Heavyweight title: Lou Thesz vs Sputnik Monroe
Lorenzo Parente vs Mike Clancy
Jack Brisco vs Nikita Mulkovich

11/9/65 Monroe, LA (Roll Arena)
Argentina Zuma vs El Medico
Darling Dagmar vs Diamond Lil
Don Kent vs Tom Bradley

11/10/65 Fort Smith, AR (Sports Arena)
Last week's battle royal purse also at stake: El Medico vs Jerry Kozak
Argentina Zuma & Darling Dagmar vs Diamond Lil & Don Kent
Darling Dagmar vs Diamond Lil
Argentina Zuma vs Don Kent

11/10/65 Springfield, MO (Shrine Mosque)
NWA World Heavyweight title: Lou Thesz vs Mike Clancy
Jack Brisco vs Sputnik Monroe
Antone Leone vs Lorenzo Parente

11/11/65 Wichita Falls, TX (4-H Arena)
NWA World Heavyweight title: Lou Thesz vs Mike Clancy
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Danny Hodge vs Jerry Kozak
Argentina Zuma vs Lorenzo Parente

11/12/65 Oklahoma City, OK (Stockyards Coliseum)
NWA World Heavyweight title: Danny Hodge vs Lou Thesz
Don Kent & Lorenzo Parente vs Jack Brisco & Jerry Kozak
Bill Watts vs Nikita Mulkovich
Argentina Zuma vs Sputnik Monroe

11/13/65 Joplin, MO (Memorial Hall)
NWA World Heavyweight title: Lou Thesz vs Nikita Mulkovich
Missouri Junior Heavyweight title: Don Kent vs Jack Brisco
Betty Boucher & Darling Dagmar vs Betty Niccoli & Diamond Lil

11/15/65 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
3 out of 5 falls: Argentina Zuma vs El Medico
Don Kent & Tom Bradley vs Jack Brisco & Red McKim
Jack Brisco vs Tom Bradley
Don Kent vs Red McKim

11/15/65 Tulsa, OK (Cimarron Arena)
Jerry Kozak vs Lorenzo Parente
Danny Hodge & Mike Clancy vs Nikita Mulkovich & Sputnik Monroe
Antone Leone vs Roberto Pico
Danny Hodge vs Sputnik Monroe
Mike Clancy vs Nikita Mulkovich

11/16/65 Little Rock, AR (Robinson Auditorium)
3 out of 5 falls: Lorenzo Parente vs Mike Clancy
Danny Hodge & Jerry Kozak vs Nikita Mulkovich & Sputnik Monroe
Danny Hodge vs Sputnik Monroe
Jerry Kozak vs Nikita Mulkovich

11/16/65 Monroe, LA (Roll Arena)
Argentina Zuma vs Tom Bradley
Don Kent & El Medico vs Jack Brisco & Red McKim
Plus 2 other bouts

11/17/65 Fort Smith, AR (Sports Arena)
El Medico vs Mike Clancy
Argentina Zuma vs Nikita Mulkovich
Red McKim vs Tom Bradley

11/17/65 Springfield, MO (Shrine Mosque)
3 out of 5 falls: Antone Leone vs Lorenzo Parente
Don Kent & Sputnik Monroe vs Jack Brisco & Jerry Kozak
Jack Brisco vs Sputnik Monroe
Don Kent vs Jerry Kozak

11/18/65 Wichita Falls, TX (4-H Arena)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Danny Hodge vs Don Kent
Argentina Zuma & Jerry Kozak vs El Medico & Lorenzo Parente
Plus 2 other bouts

11/19/65 Oklahoma City, OK (Stockyards Coliseum)
Danny Hodge & Jack Brisco vs Don Kent & Lorenzo Parente
Jerry Kozak vs Sputnik Monroe
El Medico vs Mike Clancy
Antone Leone vs Argentina Zuma

11/20/65 Joplin, MO (Memorial Hall)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Danny Hodge vs Jerry Kozak
Missouri Junior Heavyweight title: Jack Brisco vs Red McKim
Cousin Alfred & Rip Collins vs El Medico & Sputnik Monroe

11/22/65 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
Argentina Zuma vs Don Kent
Cousin Alfred & Rip Collins vs Kurt Steiger & Tom Bradley
Rip Collins vs Tom Bradley
Cousin Alfred vs Kurt Steiger

11/22/65 Tulsa, OK (Cimarron Arena)
Danny Hodge & Mike Clancy vs Lorenzo Parente & Sputnik Monroe
Bill Watts vs Nikita Mulkovich
Antone Leone vs El Medico

11/23/65 Little Rock, AR (Robinson Auditorium)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Danny Hodge vs Lorenzo Parente
Antone Leone & Jerry Kozak vs Nikita Mulkovich & Sputnik Monroe
Chuck Karbo vs Jack Brisco

11/23/65 Monroe, LA (Roll Arena)
Argentina Zuma vs Tom Bradley
Cousin Alfred & Rip Collins vs Don Kent & Kurt Steiger
Plus 2 other bouts

11/24/65 Fort Smith, AR (Sports Arena)
El Medico vs Mike Clancy
Argentina Zuma & Jack Brisco vs Kurt Steiger & Nikita Mulkovich
Jack Brisco vs Nikita Mulkovich
Argentina Zuma vs Kurt Steiger

11/24/65 Springfield, MO (Shrine Mosque)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Danny Hodge vs Lorenzo Parente
Don Kent vs Joe McCarthy
Jerry Kozak vs Sputnik Monroe

11/25/65 Wichita Falls, TX (4-H Arena)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Danny Hodge vs Jerry Kozak
El Medico & Lorenzo Parente vs Joe McCarthy & Mike Clancy
Don Kent vs Jack Brisco

11/26/65 Oklahoma City, OK (Stockyards Coliseum)
Bill Watts & Danny Hodge vs Don Kent & Lorenzo Parente
Joe McCarthy vs Nikita Mulkovich
El Medico vs Jerry Kozak
Argentina Zuma vs Chuck Karbo

11/27/65 Fairland, OK (High School Gymnasium)
Cousin Alfred & Rip Collins vs Great Bolo & Nikita Mulkovich
Cousin Alfred vs Nikita Mulkovich
Great Bolo vs Rip Collins

11/27/65 Joplin, MO (Memorial Hall)
Black Panther & El Medico vs Danny Hodge & Mike Clancy
Bill Watts vs Don Kent
Antone Leone vs Argentina Zuma

11/29/65 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Argentina Zuma vs Danny Hodge
Kurt Steiger vs Tom Bradley
Chuck Karbo vs Jack Brisco

11/29/65 Tulsa, OK (Cimarron Arena)
Bill Watts & Joe McCarthy vs Lorenzo Parente & Sputnik Monroe
El Medico vs Mike Clancy
Jerry Kozak vs Nikita Mulkovich
Bill Watts vs Lorenzo Parente
Joe McCarthy vs Sputnik Monroe

11/30/65 Little Rock, AR (Robinson Auditorium)
Bill Watts & Jerry Kozak vs Nikita Mulkovich & Sputnik Monroe
El Medico vs Joe McCarthy
Jerry Kozak vs Sputnik Monroe
Bill Watts vs Nikita Mulkovich

11/30/65 Monroe, LA (Roll Arena)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Danny Hodge vs Tom Bradley
Argentina Zuma & Jack Brisco vs Don Kent & Kurt Steiger
Plus 2 other bouts

12/1/65 Fort Smith, AR (Sports Arena)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Danny Hodge vs Mike Clancy
Argentina Zuma & Jack Brisco vs Chuck Karbo & Nikita Mulkovich
Chuck Karbo vs Jack Brisco
Argentina Zuma vs Nikita Mulkovich

12/1/65 Springfield, MO (Shrine Mosque)
Joe McCarthy vs Lorenzo Parente
Bill Watts & Jerry Kozak vs Kurt Steiger & Sputnik Monroe
Bill Watts vs Sputnik Monroe
Jerry Kozak vs Kurt Steiger

12/2/65 Wichita Falls, TX (4-H Arena)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Danny Hodge vs Sputnik Monroe
Bill Watts & Joe McCarthy & Mike Clancy vs El Medico & Lorenzo Parente & Nikita Mulkovich
Plus 1 other bout

12/3/65 Oklahoma City, OK (Stockyards Coliseum)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Danny Hodge vs Jerry Kozak
Lorenzo Parente vs Mike Clancy
Joe McCarthy vs Sputnik Monroe
Argentina Zuma vs Kurt Steiger
El Medico vs Jack Brisco

12/4/65 Cabool, MO (source: wrestlingdata.com)
Betty Niccoli & Nikita Mulkovich vs Jean Antone & Jerry Kozak
Betty Niccoli vs Jean Antone
Jerry Kozak vs Nikita Mulkovich

12/4/65 Joplin, MO (Memorial Hall)
Missouri Junior Heavyweight title: Jack Brisco vs Red McKim
Bill Watts & Mike Clancy vs Black Panther & Sputnik Monroe
Ken Hill vs Lorenzo Parente

12/6/65 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
Jerry Kozak vs Kurt Steiger
Great Bolo vs Mike Clancy
Jack Brisco vs Nikita Mulkovich

12/6/65 Tulsa, OK (Cimarron Arena)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Danny Hodge vs Lorenzo Parente
Joe McCarthy vs Sputnik Monroe
Buddy Fuller vs El Medico
Argentina Zuma vs Chuck Karbo

12/7/65 Little Rock, AR (Robinson Auditorium)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Danny Hodge vs Lorenzo Parente
Joe McCarthy vs Sputnik Monroe
Buddy Fuller vs El Medico
Argentina Zuma vs Chuck Karbo

12/7/65 Monroe, LA (Roll Arena)
Battle royal: Great Bolo & Jack Brisco & Jerry Kozak & Kurt Steiger & Mike Clancy & Nikita Mulkovich
Plus 3 other bouts

12/8/65 Fort Smith, AR (Sports Arena)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Danny Hodge vs Mike Clancy
Jerry Kozak vs Nikita Mulkovich
Jack Brisco vs Kurt Steiger

12/8/65 Springfield, MO (Shrine Mosque)
Texas rules: Joe McCarthy vs Lorenzo Parente
Buddy Fuller vs Sputnik Monroe
Argentina Zuma vs Chuck Karbo

12/9/65 Wichita Falls, TX (4-H Arena)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Danny Hodge vs Nikita Mulkovich
Bill Watts vs Lorenzo Parente
Joe McCarthy vs Kurt Steiger

12/10/65 Oklahoma City, OK (Stockyards Coliseum)
NWA World Heavyweight title: Danny Hodge vs Lou Thesz
Argentina Zuma vs Lorenzo Parente
Kurt Steiger vs Mike Clancy
Jack Brisco vs Jerry Kozak
Buddy Fuller vs Tom Bradley
Chuck Karbo vs Joe McCarthy

12/11/65 Joplin, MO (Memorial Hall)
Bill Watts & Jack Brisco & Jerry Kozak & Mike Clancy vs El Medico & Great Bolo & Mighty Bolo & Nikita Mulkovich
Bill Watts vs Mighty Bolo
Mike Clancy vs Nikita Mulkovich
Great Bolo vs Jerry Kozak
El Medico vs Jack Brisco

12/13/65 Shreveport, LA (Municipal Auditorium)
Texas rules: Jerry Kozak vs Kurt Steiger
Chuck Karbo & El Medico vs Jack Brisco & Mike Clancy
Chuck Karbo vs Mike Clancy
El Medico vs Jack Brisco

12/13/65 Tulsa, OK (Cimarron Arena)
Texas rules: Joe McCarthy vs Sputnik Monroe
Handicap match (Hodge must beat Bradley twice in 30 minutes): Danny Hodge vs Tom Bradley
Argentina Zuma vs Lorenzo Parente
Buddy Fuller vs Nikita Mulkovich

12/14/65 Little Rock, AR (Robinson Auditorium)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title, no time limit: Danny Hodge vs Lorenzo Parente
Buddy Fuller vs Sputnik Monroe
Joe McCarthy vs Nikita Mulkovich
Argentina Zuma vs Tom Bradley

12/14/65 Monroe, LA (Roll Arena)
Kurt Steiger vs Mike Clancy
Chuck Karbo vs Jerry Kozak
El Medico vs Jack Brisco

12/15/65 Fort Smith, AR (Sports Arena)
Battle royal: Bill Watts & Chuck Karbo & El Medico & Jack Brisco & Jerry Kozak & Kurt Steiger
Plus 3 other bouts

12/15/65 Springfield, MO (Shrine Mosque)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Danny Hodge vs Lorenzo Parente
Argentina Zuma vs Sputnik Monroe
Mike Clancy vs Nikita Mulkovich

12/17/65 Oklahoma City, OK (Stockyards Coliseum)
No referee: Danny Hodge vs Joe McCarthy
Lorenzo Parente vs Mike Clancy
Bill Watts & Jack Brisco vs Kurt Steiger & Nikita Mulkovich
Chuck Karbo vs Jerry Kozak

12/18/65 Joplin, MO (Memorial Hall)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Danny Hodge vs Jerry Kozak
Kurt Steiger & Nikita Mulkovich vs Mike Clancy & Red McKim
Plus 2 other bouts

12/20/65 Tulsa, OK (Cimarron Arena)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Danny Hodge vs Lorenzo Parente
Handicap match: Argentina Zuma & Bill Watts vs Chuck Karbo & Kurt Steiger & Nikita Mulkovich
Jack Brisco vs Jerry Kozak
El Medico vs Joe McCarthy

12/21/65 Little Rock, AR (Robinson Auditorium)
Two referees: Bill Watts & Danny Hodge vs Joe McCarthy & Lorenzo Parente
Kurt Steiger vs Mike Clancy
Argentina Zuma vs Chuck Karbo
Danny Hodge vs Joe McCarthy

12/22/65 Fort Smith, AR (Sports Arena)
Handicap match: Bill Watts & Danny Hodge vs Chuck Karbo & El Medico & Kurt Steiger
Mike Clancy vs Nikita Mulkovich
Plus 1 other bout

12/25/65 Oklahoma City, OK (Stockyards Coliseum)
NWA World Junior Heavyweight title: Danny Hodge vs Mike Clancy
Handicap match: Bill Watts & Tiny Smith vs Chuck Karbo & Kurt Steiger & mystery partner
Jack Brisco vs Jerry Kozak
Argentina Zuma vs Nikita Mulkovich
NOTE: The mystery partner was an unidentified masked man

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