Boston, Massachusetts:  March 8, 1960
(Boston Arena) … World Heavyweight Champion Killer Kowalski and Antonino Rocca drew … Gene
“Big Daddy” Lipscomb b. Rocky Lee and Skull Murphy (8:30) … Pepper Gomez and Lou Thesz
drew (30:00) … Johnny Swenski b. Larry Moquin … Bobby Managoff b. Boris K. Fabian (14:00) …
(promoter:  Eddie Quinn) … (6,500 fans)
Notes:  Quinn’s first Boston show during this new campaign.  He ran his promotion under the
“Armory A.A.” designation.

Boston, Massachusetts:  March 11, 1960
(Boston Garden) … NWA World Heavyweight Champion Pat O’Connor and Dick the Bruiser drew at
the 11:00 curfew (1-1) … Bobo Brazil b. Masked Marvel (20:43) … Emil Dupre and Don Eagle
wrestled Dan and Ed Miller to a draw … Killer Douglas b. Prince Boma (12:47) … Joe Sasso b.
Pancho Lopez (11:13) … Amazing “Argentina” Zuma b. Bull Montana (4:52) … (promoter:  Paul
Bowser) … (referees:  Steve Casey for the main event, Paul Pender for preliminaries) … (benefit
for the Nazareth Fund of Cardinal Cushing)
Notes:  Bowser was using talent from the Doyle-Barnett combine and from Jack Pfefer.  He no
longer had Montreal talent.  Pender was a boxing champion in the middleweight division.

Boston, Massachusetts:  April 6, 1960
(Boston Garden) … (promoter:  Eddie Quinn)
Note:  There was a mention of this show in the Boston Globe, but no advertising or results found.

Boston, Massachusetts:  April 22, 1960
(Boston Garden) … World Heavyweight Champion Killer Kowalski b. Johnny Valentine … Gene
Lipscomb and Bearcat Wright b. Don Leo Jonathan and The Masked Marvel (Boris K. Fabian) …
Frank Scarpa b. Johnny Swenski … Bruno Sammartino b. The Zebra Kid … Bobby Managoff b.
Mike Higgins … Larry Moquin b. Young Carnera … (promoter:  Eddie Quinn) … (5,300 fans)
Note:  The winner of the main event was said to be receiving a $30,000 purse.

Boston, Massachusetts:  May 13, 1960
(Boston Garden) … World Heavyweight Champion Killer Kowalski b. Johnny Valentine (2/3) … Lou
Thesz b. Fred Atkins (13:10) … Don Leo Jonathan and Frank Scarpa drew (30:00) … Bobby
Managoff b. Jan Gotch (11:10) … Eugene Marino b. Mike Higgins (7:15) … Don Lewin and Larry
Moquin drew (15:00) … (promoter:  Eddie Quinn) … (7,800 fans)
Note:  Antonino Rocca was originally scheduled to wrestle Don Leo Jonathan, but was sick, and
said to be at Bellevue Hospital.

Boston, Massachusetts:  June 25, 1960
(Boston Garden) … World Heavyweight Champion Killer Kowalski vs. Johnny Valentine … Bruno
Sammartino and Frank Scarpa vs. Don Leo Jonathan and Zack Malkov … Don Lewin vs. Johnny
Walker … Prince Maivia vs. Angelo Savoldi … Maurice LaPointe vs. Hans Schmidt … (promoter:  
Eddie Quinn)

Boston, Massachusetts:  Friday, July 15, 1960
(Boston Garden) … Killer Kowalski and Hans Schmidt vs. Edouard Carpentier and Lou Thesz …
Lee Henning vs. “Big Daddy” Lipscomb … Frankie Scarpa vs. Joe Swiderski … Ted Christy vs.
Bobby Managoff … Larry Moquin vs. Angelo Savoldi  … (promoter:  Eddie Quinn)
Notes:  Kowalski was the heavyweight champion in Boston.  No results were found in the Boston
Globe.

*Legendary Boston promoter Paul Bowser died on July 17, 1960 at a Boston hospital.

Boston, Massachusetts:  August 10, 1960
(Boston Arena) … Haystacks Calhoun and Sweet Daddy Siki b. Killer Kowalski and Al Smith (2/3) …
Lou Albano vs. Young Carnera … Boris K. Fabian vs. Prince Maivia … Angelo Savoldi vs. Jim
Walker … (promoter:  Eddie Quinn) … (4,800 fans)
Notes:  Smith was a late substitute for Hans Schmidt.  Albano was said to be from Philadelphia and
Carnera from Medford.

Boston, Massachusetts:  August 25, 1960
(Boston Arena) … World Heavyweight Champion Killer Kowalski b. Haystacks Calhoun (2/3) (third
fall by DQ) … Sweet Daddy Siki and Bearcat Wright b. Boris K. Fabian and Angelo Savoldi …
Prince Maivia b. Jack Vansky … Johnny Walker b. Jack Terry … (promoter:  Eddie Quinn) … (4,500
fans)

Boston, Massachusetts:  Saturday, September 10, 1960
(Boston Arena) … World Heavyweight Champion Killer Kowalski b. Haystacks Calhoun (2/3) (third
fall by countout) … Sweet Daddy Siki and Bearcat Wright b. Frank and John Gabor … Frank
Scarpa b. Skull Murphy … Mario Milano b. Jack Terry … (promoter:  Eddie Quinn)

Boston, Massachusetts:  Friday, September 16, 1960
(Boston Garden) … NWA World Heavyweight Champion Pat O’Connor vs. Pepper Gomez …
Women’s World Champion June Byers vs. Alma Mills … Bob Ellis and Antonino Rocca vs. The Miller
Brothers (Bill and Dan Miller) … Haystacks Calhoun vs. two opponents … (promoter:  Eddie Quinn)
Notes:  This was indicative of the positive working relationship between Quinn and the National
Wrestling Alliance.  Quinn had previously resigned from the NWA in 1957.

Boston, Massachusetts:  October 7, 1960
(Boston Garden) … seven matches … two main events featuring Antonino Rocca and Dr. Jerry
Graham… (promoter:  Eddie Quinn)

Boston, Massachusetts:  October 28, 1960
(Boston Garden) … World Heavyweight Champion Killer Kowalski b. Pepper Gomez … Verne
Gagne b. Dick the Bruiser (DQ) … Alma Mills b. Lucille Dupre (2/3) … Frank Scarpa b. Perry
Garvin … Haystack Muldoon b. Wildman Firpo … The Rebel and Ivan Strogoff b. “Golden Boy”
Dupre and Ron Hill … Killer Douglas and Joe “Red” Sasso drew (20:00) … (6,000 fans)

Boston, Massachusetts:  November 12, 1960
(Boston Arena) … NWA World Heavyweight Champion Pat O’Connor vs. Johnny Valentine (2/3) …
Benny Burke and Black Panther vs. Sky Low Low and Tom Thumb

Boston, Massachusetts:  November 18, 1960
(Boston Garden) … World Heavyweight Champion Killer Kowalski b. Yukon Eric … Antonino Rocca
b. Dick the Bruiser … Haystack Muldoon b. Jimmy Valentine … Enrico Ponzi b. Vorrius the Greek …
Joe “Red” Sasso b. Harry Lewis … The Texas Rebels b. Ron Hill and Nick Valley … Killer Douglas
b. Dick Bousier … (6,500 fans)

Boston, Massachusetts:  December 16, 1960
(Boston Garden) … World Heavyweight Champion Killer Kowalski and Antonino Rocca wrestled to a
double countout … The Bavarian Brothers wrestled Perry Garvin and Bull Montana to a draw …
Killer Douglas b. Vic Valley … Haystacks Muldoon b. Pat Kelley … Bruno Sammartino b. Miguel
Torres … Frank Scarpa b. Jerry Graham … Gregory Jarque b. Raoul Romero

Note:  It isn’t exactly known when Eddie Quinn abandoned Boston and Tony Santos took over.


Research by Tim Hornbaker
November 4, 2010
Boston Wrestling Results - 1960