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Amarillo, TX - September 16, 1965

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This card took place at the Sports Arena in Amarillo, Texas on Thursday, September 16, 1965.


  1. El Medico defeated Bronco Kelly with a shoulder claw (7:12).
  2. Alex Perez defeated K.O. Yates.
  3. Ivan Firpo defeated Jose Lothario.
    • Lothario used a crab hold to win the first fall (11:35).
    • Firpo used a bear hug to win the second fall.
    • Lothario could not return for the third fall.
  4. Ricky Romero defeated Don McClarity.
    • McClarity used a flying body press to win the first fall (10:35).
    • Romero used a cannonball to win the second fall (2:30).
    • McClarity was disqualified for kicking in the third fall (2:05).
  5. Texas Death Match: Mike DiBiase (w/ Jack Cain) defeated Klondike Bill.


  • K.O. Yates had previously wrestled as Ken Yates.
  • By winning the main event, Mike DiBiase earned a shot at World Junior Heavyweight Champion Danny Hodge on September 30. It was announced that World Heavyweight Champion Lou Thesz would take on Dory Funk, Jr. on the same card.
  • There would be no wrestling on Thursday, September 23 due to the Tr-State Fair.

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