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Amarillo, TX - September 6, 1962

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This card took place at the Sports Arena in Amarillo, Texas on Thursday, September 6, 1962.


  1. Johnny Como pinned Sputnik Monroe (6:50).
  2. Ricky Romero fought Cowboy Carlson to a draw.
  3. Bob Geigel & Joe Scarpello defeated The Viking & Nelson Royal via referee's decision (15:00).
  4. Joe Scarpello pinned Nelson Royal after an airplane spin (1:40).
  5. Killer Karl Kox defeated Nick Roberts.
    • Roberts pinned Kox after a back breaker (5:57).
    • Kox pinned Roberts after a brain buster (4:12).
    • Roberts was unable to return for the third fall.
  6. Fritz Von Erich defeated Bob Ellis.
    • Von Erich won the first fall with the iron claw (10:24).
    • Ellis won the second fall with a bulldog headlock (5:39).
    • The match was stopped due to excessive bleeding by Ellis (7:17).


  • The referee was Tommy Phelps, who was injured during the third match and replaced by Dan Miller.
  • Nick Roberts was a substitute for an injured Dory Funk, Sr.
  • The Nelson Royal vs. Joe Scarpello match was an impromptu match resulting from Royal being unsatisfied with the tag match ending with no falls.

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