The March 14, 1964 edition of the Oklahoman reported that wrestler Tony Manos suffered
paralysis of his left leg after an appearance at the Stockyards Coliseum in Oklahoma City
on Friday night.  He was taken to Mercy Hospital.





Oklahoma City, Oklahoma:  Friday, October 30, 1964
(Stockyards Coliseum) … World Junior Heavyweight Champion Hiro Matsuda and Danny
Hodge drew (90:00) (1-1) … Doll Paige and Buddy Allen b. Baby Chery and Jack Donovan
… John Gudisky b. Jerry Kozak … Alex Medina b. Mike Gallagher

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma:  Friday, November 6, 1964
(Stockyards Coliseum) … World Junior Heavyweight Champion Hiro Matsuda and Danny
Hodge wrestled to a no contest (1-1) (during the third fall, Hodge fell from the top rope and
landed on his head – Matsuda fell on top of him) (Reportedly, according to Red Andrews,
the “outcome of the bout will be settled by the National Wrestling Alliance) (Hodge was
knocked out and taken to a local hospital) … The Hillbillies b. Nelson Royal and Lon Stuart
… Alex Medina b. John Gudiski … Ken Lucas b. Alfrero Velisco

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma:  Friday, November 13, 1964
(Stockyards Coliseum) ... World Junior Heavyweight Champion Hiro Matsuda vs. Angelo
Savoldi (non-title match) ... four other matches
Note:  The November 13, 1964 edition of the Oklahoman stated that the Matsuda-Savoldi
bout was a "non-title feature."

*The November 20, 1964 edition of the Oklahoman (Oklahoma City) stated that Hiro
Matsuda was looking "to regain his junior heavyweight title from Angelo Savoldi" that
evening.  However, the November 13th match was a non-title bout.  Did Savoldi beat
Matsuda elsewhere in that week's span?

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma:  Friday, November 20, 1964
(Stockyards Coliseum) ... Hiro Matsuda vs. Angelo Savoldi ... other matches













Research by Tim Hornbaker
November 20, 2010
Oklahoma City Wrestling Results - 1964