Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Moose Dies

Moose Morowski has passed away after a long illness.

Moose appeared in Arizona in  the early 1970s in a feud with long time rival Ricky Romero. This was during hsi run as a hated heel.

He later came back to Arizona briefly under the promotions of Larry Hennig. There, he was a baby feuding with Bobby Jaggers.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Give Iron Mike A Visit

Mike DiBiase is a legendary wrestler who is the adopted father of legendary wrestler "Million Dollar Man" Ted DiBiase. He is also known as "Iron" Mike DiBiase. He is a former NWA champion and a former AWA champ ion. He died in the wrestling ring from a heart attack when he wrestled against Man Mountain Mike.   

Iron Mike rests in the Sunset Cemetery in Willcox, Arizona. 

Mike was the father of Ted Diviase.


Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Two Bob Crumby Books Coming

Longtime wrestling fan net  writer, Bob Crumby,m plans two books with a wrestling theme for Lulu in the winter.

First will be a book on woman wrestlers and second will be a book titled Once Upon A Time In Hell, The Fiction Horror Of Dale Pierce

Crumby has always been a major wrestling fan and as he pouts it "a mark for both Dale Pierce/The Time Traveler and for lady great The Fabulous Moolah. Moolah and many of her trainees will play a big part in the female wrestling book, which places more emphasis on the Indy women today and greats form the past.

Crumby claims to have one of the most inclusive wrestling autograph collections in the ISA. Henc a possible thrid  book.

he makes his home in Douglas Arizona.

Give Moolah A Visit

Fabulous Moolah, perhaps the msot well knwon and respected female wretsler of all time, rests within the Memorial Park Cemetery in Columbia, South Carolina.

Monday, September 12, 2016

Western Old Timer Reunion

On September 11, 2016, the annual Western States Old Timer Reunion resumed in Seattle, held at dean Silverstone's Golden Oldies store.

Attendees included Jimmy Flame, Michelle Starr, The Time Traveler, Rainbow, Scott teal, Ken Hamlin, writer Vrian Wescott and others.

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Alfonso Dantes

Dantes started wrestling at 17-years-old in 1960 in Morelia using the name of Edmundo Dantes after going through rigorous training from his maestro Diablo Velasco. Alfonso came from great stock as his father Al Amezcua (Golden Terror) was a great wrestler and his brother Vick Amezcua would go on to fame as Septiembre Negro. Alfonso took the hair of many wrestlers with the best known being El Faraon & El Halcon who was his main rival throughout their careers. Alfonso also held many titles as he was an Occidental Middleweight champion, which started his legendary run in his home of Guadalajara, 3-time Mexican National Lt. Heavyweight champion, 5-time NWA World Lt. Heavyweight champion (which was considered “his title”), and a 2-time Mexican National Heavyweight champion.

Dantes was seen on rare occaisons in Arizona, but was  more often seen  in the USA for shows in the Los Angeles area.

The Galavison wrestling program helped rociet him to recognition in the USA. 

Aside from singles action, Danyes also formed an effective tag team with Mil Mascaras.

He died some time ago and was laid to rest in his native Guadalajara.

Thursday, September 8, 2016

The History Of Bullfighting & Lucha Libre Book On Way To Publisher

The long anticipated book by Dale Pierce, The Pictorial History Of Bullfighting& Lucha Libre  In Mexico is on its way to the publisher, Lateral Ptess in Phoenix and should be out by April of 2017.

The book includes many never before seen photos of past and present bullfighters and wreslers.

Among the never seen before bullfight photos are images of Luis procuna, Calesero, Guillermo Montes Sortibran, Fernando Dos Santos, El Gallo, Chilolin, Eligio Garcia, Mariano Ramos, Manolo Martinez, Curro Leal, Manolete, Carlos Arruza and many more.

Wrestlers depicted include Galeno, Sheik Abdul, Konnan, Mil Mascaras, The Time Traveler, Nano Ortega, Stephen De Leon, Pancho Pico, Gory Guerrero, Eddie Guerrero,  Ham Lee, Tito Montez, Santo and more.

The bigger focus is on the past rather than the current crop.