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Albuquerque, NM - January 4, 1965

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This card took place at the Civic Auditorium in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Monday, January 4, 1965.


  1. Pepe Garcia fought Joe Turko to a draw.
  2. Gory Guerrero defeated Gypsy Biviano.
  3. The Mongol defeated Frank Saiz.
  4. Dory Funk, Sr. defeated The Red Raider with the spinning toe hold (24:00).
  5. NWA World Heavyweight Champion Lou Thesz defeated Dory Funk, Jr. to win the WWA World Heavyweight Title.
    • Thesz used a flying scissors to win the first fall (15:43).
    • Funk used the spinning toe hold to win the second fall (10:47).
    • Thesz pinned Funk with a body press to win the third fall (3:00).


  • The attendance was listed as nearly 1,700.
  • The referee for the main event was Ed Sharpe.

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