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Amarillo, TX - August 13, 1959

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This card took place at the Sports Arena in Amarillo, Texas on Thursday, August 13, 1959.


  1. Art Nelson defeated Bob Geigel.
  2. Joe Hamilton fought Doug Donovan to a draw.
  3. Cowboy Carlson defeated Taro Miyaki.
  4. Bob geigel & Sonny Myers & Joe Hamilton & Gordo Chihuahua defeated Art Nelson & Doug Donovan & Nick Roberts & Tony Morelli in three falls.
  5. Ripper Leone defeated Dory Funk, Sr. via disqualification to win the North American Heavyweight Title.


  • The referee was Danny Savich.
  • Ripper Leone had won the first fall of the main event, and the second fall had ended in a double-disqualification, giving Leone a 2-1 lead. The rules stated that the champion could not lose his title by disqualification in the third fall, but since the double-disqualification happened in the second fall, the title was able to change hands.

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