Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Friday, February 3, 1928
( ) ... Dick Shikat b. Jim Browning (43:13) (flying headlock) ... Wladek Zbyszko b. Fred
Meyers (10:18) ... (promoter:  Ray Fabiani)


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Friday, March 30, 1928
(The Arena) … John Pesek b. John Paul Jones (57:09) … Dick Shikat b. Henri DeGlane
(decision) … Hans Steinke b. Joe Zigmund (21:50) … John Maxos b. Pat Maguire (30:45)
… (promoter:  Aurelio “Ray” Fabiani) … (referees:  Ben Paul, Herman Wolff) … (5,500 fans)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Friday, April 13, 1928
(The Arena) … John Pesek b. Ray Steele (1:10:05) … Paul Jones b. John Maxos (32:20)
… Nat Pendleton b. Jim Tofalos (4:58) (Tofalos was a substitute for Fred Meyers, who
failed to appear) … (promoter:  Aurelio “Ray” Fabiani) … (referees:  Billy Herrmann,
Herman Wolfe) … (4,500 fans)

*On Wednesday, April 18, 1928, the Pennsylvania State Athletic Commission announced
the indefinite suspensions of Fred Meyers, who failed to meet Nat Pendletown on April 13,
and Ray Steele, for his unsportsmanlike conduct in his bout with John Pesek.

*On Sunday, April 29, 1928, Jim Londos held a public workout at The Arena in
Philadelphia, preparing for his match with John Pesek.  An estimated 2,000 people turned
out to see Londos work out with H.L. Cranford and Spike Howard.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Wednesday, May 2, 1928
(The Arena) … Jim Londos b. John Pesek (1-hour, 50-minutes) … Dick Daviscourt b. Pat
MaGuire (30:43) … Dick Shikat b. Alec Zarlich (14:35) … (promoter:  Aurelio “Ray”
Fabiani) … (referee:  Herman Wolff) … (9,000+ fans)


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Friday, June 8, 1928
(The Arena) … Dick Shikat b. Dick Daviscourt (46:54) … Mike Romano b. Tommy Marvin
(25:23) … Felice Ruffo b. Frank Bruno (dec., 30:00) … (promoter:  Ray Fabiani) …
(referee:  Herman Wolff) … (4,500 fans)







Research by Tim Hornbaker
February 22, 2011
Philadelphia Wrestling Results - 1928