Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Friday, February 5, 1932
( ) ... Sandor Szabo b. George Zaharias (countout) (39:12)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Friday, February 12, 1932
( ) ... Ed "Strangler" Lewis b. Sandor Szabo (27:42) ... Frank Speers b. Matros Kirilenko ...
Oki Shikina b. Cy Williams (12:58)



Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Friday, April 8, 1932
( ) ... Dick Shikat b. Leon Pinetzki (27:45) ... (promoter:  Ray Fabiani)
Note:  Pinetzki held a weight advantage of 47 pounds over his opponent.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Wednesday, April 13, 1932
( ) ... Gus Sonnenberg b. Karl Pojello (15:13) (flying tackle)


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Friday, May 6, 1932
( ) ... Jim McMillen b. George Zaharias (1:27:00) (Zaharias missed a flying tackle and was
unable to continue)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Friday, May 13, 1932
( ) ... Ed "Strangler" Lewis b. George Zaharias (42:17)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Friday, May 27, 1932
( ) ... Dick Shikat b. Sandor Szabo (38:51) (body slams)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Friday, June 3, 1932
( ) ... Ed "Strangler" Lewis b. Sammy Stein (36:12)



Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Wednesday, September 14, 1932
(The Arena) … World Heavyweight Champion Jim Londos b. Blue Sun Jennings (2-0) …
Fred Grubmier b. Joe Montana (dec., 30:00) … Rudy Dusek b. Milo Steinborn (DQ) (14:
34) … Pat O’Shocker b. George Vassel (27:03) … Berto Asseratti b. Nick Nestor (10:34)
… (promoter:  Ray Fabiani) … (5,000 fans)
Notes:  On September 14, 1932, Ed Lewis, Gus Sonnenberg and Ed White, representing
Jim Londos, met at the Pennyslvania “boxing commission” office to discuss a possible
match.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Friday, September 16, 1932
(The Arena) … Dick Shikat b. Gus Sonnenberg (18:18) (Sonnenberg suffered a shoulder
injury when he fell from the ring and taken a local hospital) … John Evko b. Steve Znoski
(13:04) … Martin Zykoff b. Bill Middlekauf (14:14) … Len Macaluso b. Benny Ginsberg
(17:12) … Count George Zarynoff b. Doug Wyckoff (13:03) … Joe Malcewicz b. Mike
Mazurki (dec., 30:00) … (promoter:  Ray Fabiani) … (referee:  Billy Clark) … (judges:  Ed
Bloomberg, Frank Romig) … (timekeeper:  Frank Delvicchio) … (4,500-5,000 fans)

Pennsauken, New Jersey:  Monday, September 19, 1932
(Pennsauken Arena) … Fred Grubmier b. Joe Montana (22:55) … Joe Savoldi b. Frank
Brunowicz (13:05) … Abe Coleman and Jim McMillen drew (30:00) … Rudy Dusek and
Gino Garibaldi drew (30:00) (bloody match) … (promoter:  Charley Grip) … (refereee:  
Bob Jones) … (physician:  Dr. Joseph E. Nowrie, Jr.) … (2,500 fans)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Friday, September 23, 1932
(The Arena) … Joe Stecher b. Pat O’Shocker (25:38) … Jim McMillen b. Richard Stahl
(14:46) … Herman Hickman b. John Maxos (13:02) … Joe Savoldi b. Nick Nestor (10:37)
… Rudy Dusek and George Zaharias drew (30:00) … (promoter:  Ray Fabiani) …
(referee:  Ben Paul) … (judges:  Cy Ginsberg, Thomas Kohlhaus) … (timekeeper:  Joe
Cervino)

Pennsauken, New Jersey:  Monday, September 26, 1932
(Pennsauken Arena) … Fred Grubmier b. Milo Steinborn (2/3) … Jim McMillen b. John
Maxos (30:39) … Rudy Dusek b. Berto Asseratti (countout) (23:15) … Herman Hickman
b. Tony Felice (9:25) … (referee:  Bob Jones) … (2,500 fans)

*The Thursday, September 29, 1932 edition of the Philadelphia Inquirer stated that Jim
McMillen earns $45,000 a year as a wrestler and that Gino Garibaldi was born Vito
Rinaldi.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Friday, September 30, 1932
(The Arena) … George Zaharias b. Rudy Dusek (27:46) … Gino Garibaldi and Jim
McMillen drew (30:00) … Joe Rinoldi b. Abie Coleman (12:33) … Herman Hickman b.
George Vassell (19:18) … Fred Grubmier b. Milo Steinborn (dec., 30:00) … (promoter:  
Ray Fabiani) … (referees:  Billy Clark, Herman Wolff) … (announcer:  Walsh) … (judges:  
Frank Romig, Dick Thum) … (timekeeper:  Joe Cervino)

Pennsauken, New Jersey:  Monday, October 3, 1932
(Pennsauken Arena) … Ernie Dusek b. Milo Steinborn (2/3) … Fred Grubmier b. Floyd
Marshall (21:50) … Abie Coleman and Joe Montana drew (30:00) … Joe Kleckner b. Nick
Nestor (12:13) … (referee:  Bob Jones)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Friday, October 7, 1932
(The Arena) … World Heavyweight Champion Jim Londos b. George Zaharias (44:44) …
Ernie Dusek and Gino Garibaldi drew (30:00) … Abie Coleman b. Frank Brunowicz (12:
22) … Joe Stecher b. Dick Daviscourt (18:00) … Rudy Dusek b. Milo Steinborn (16:48) …
(promoter:  Ray Fabiani) … (referee:  Benny Paul) … (judges:  Eddie Blumberg, Cy
Ginsberg) … (8-9,000 fans)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Friday, October 14, 1932
(The Arena) … Ernie Dusek b. Abie Coleman (24:32) … Jim McMillen b. Herman Hickman
(21:03) … Pat McKay b. Rudy Dusek (dec., 30:00) … Fred Grubmier b. Sun Jennings (12:
35) … Berto Asserati b. Tiger Jack Nelson (DQ) (6:18) … Pat O’Shocker b. Tom Marvin
(26:11) … (promoter:  Ray Fabiani) … (referees:  Billy Clark, Tom Wilson) … (judges:  
Thomas Kohlhaus, Frank Romig) … (timekeeper:  Joe Cervino) … (3,000 fans)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Friday, October 21, 1932
(The Arena) … Ernie Dusek b. Jim McMillen (1:13:14) … Lou Plummer b. Fred Grubmier
(dec., 30:00) … Dick Daviscourt b. Berto Asserati (4:54) … John Richthoff b. Milo
Steinborn (5:25) … Ray Steele b. Pat McKay (33:32) … (promoter:  Ray Fabiani) …
(referee:  Ben Paul) … (judges:  Eddie Bloomberg, Cy Ginsburg)

*The Monday, October 24, 1932 edition of the Philadelphia Inquirer reported that
wrestling would be held at the Convention Hall this season under the auspices of Phil
Glassman, Inc.  Wrestling programs would be held weekly beginning a week from
Wednesday.  The matchmaker, although reported as being “nationally known,” was not
stated.  Glassman was affiliated with the Ed “Strangler” Lewis syndicate.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Friday, October 28, 1932
(The Arena) … World Heavyweight Champion Jim Londos b. Joe Stecher (50:35) … Ernie
Dusek and Gino Garibaldi drew (45:00) … Johan Richthoff b. Dick Stahl (8:32) … Rudy
Dusek and Fred Grubmier drew (30:00) … Abie Coleman b. Tommy Marvin (14:26) …
(promoter:  Ray Fabiani) … (referees:  Ben Paul, Tom Wilson) … (judges:  Frank Romig,
Dick Thum) … (7,500 fans)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Wednesday, November 2, 1932
(Convention Hall) … Ed “Strangler” Lewis b. Earl McCready (43:11) … Charley Hansen b.
Cy Williams … Mike Mazurki b. George Hagen (19:45) … Glenn Munn b. Dino Nardi (2:
40) … John Evko b. John Podubny (19:46) … Bruno Gorrasini b. Wong Bock Cheung
(dec., 30:00) … (promoter:  Phil Glassman) … (matchmaker:  Musty Musgrave) …
(referee:  Billy Clark) … (judges:  Carl Gerhardt, Tom Kohihaus) … (timekeeper:  Frank
DelVicchio) … (3,000 fans)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Wednesday, November 9, 1932
(Convention Hall) … “Count” George Zarynoff b. Charley Hansen (32:53) … Sandor
Szabo b. Bruno Gorassini (26:37) … Glenn Munn b. Martin Zihoff (6:09) … John Evko
and Earl McCready drew (30:00) … Paul Boesch b. Jack McArthur (7:33) … John
Podubny and Cy Williams drew (30:00) (Williams was a substitute for Jack Sherry, who
had suffered a leg injury) … (promoter:  Phil Glassman) … (matchmaker:  Musty
Musgrave) … (referee:  Ben Paul) … (judges:  Ed Bloomberg, Cy Ginsberg) …
(timekeeper:  Joe Cervino) … (1,300 fans)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Friday, November 11, 1932
(The Arena) … Ernie Dusek b. Gino Garibaldi (1:17:45) … Abie Coleman and George
McLeod drew (30:00) … John Richtoff b. Tiger Nelson (4:27) … Ray Steele b. Joe Cox
(18:14) … Joe Stecher b. Rudy Dusek (30:51) … (promoter:  Ray Fabiani) … (referees:  
Billy Clark, Ben Paul)  … (judges:  Frank Romig, Richard Thum) … (timekeeper:  Frank
Delvicchio) … (6,500 fans)
Note:  The Philadelphia Inquirer stated that Ray Fabiani was “rapidly reaching top form
for his tilt with Ed (Strangler) Lewis.”

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Wednesday, November 16, 1932
(Convention Hall) … Gus Sonnenberg b. Charley Strack (37:58) … “Count” George
Zarynoff b. Wong Bock-Cheung (dec., 30:00) … Paul Boesch b. John Podubny (12:08) …
Joe Malcewicz and Sandor Szabo drew (30:00) … Mike Mazurki b. Vanka Zelezniak (12:
36) … Glenn Munn b. Cy Williams (9:07) … (promoter:  Phil Glassman) … (matchmaker:  
Musty Musgrave) … (referees:  Stan Baumgartner, Jimmy Wilson) … (7,000 fans)
Note:  Reportedly the largest crowd to ever witness wrestling at the Convention Hall.

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Wednesday, November 23, 1932
(Convention Hall) … “New York” World Heavyweight Champion Ed “Strangler” Lewis b.
Glenn Munn (8:52) … Joe Malcewicz and “Count” George Zarynoff drew (30:00) … Ed
Don George and Sammy Stein drew (30:00) … Paul Boesch b. Vanka Zelezniak (16:03)
… Leon Pinetzki b. Bill Middlekauf (8:05) … Roland Kirchmeyer b. Herb Freeman
(decision) … (promoter:  Phil Glassman) … (matchmaker:  Musty Musgrave) … (referee:  
Herman Wolff) … (judges:  Cy Ginsberg, Frank Romig) … (timekeeper:  Frank Delvicchio)
… (6,500 fans)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Friday, November 25, 1932
(The Arena) … World Heavyweight Champion Jim Londos b. Joe Stecher (47:14) …
Everette Marshall b. Pat McKay (19:22) (Marshall’s local debut) … Ernie Dusek b. Renato
Gardini (4:27) … John Richtoff b. George Vassell (7:48) … Gino Garibaldi b. John Maxos
(12:06) … Joe Cox and George McLeod drew (30:00) … (promoter:  Ray Fabiani) …
(referee:  Ben Paul) … (6,000 fans)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Wednesday, November 30, 1932
(Convention Hall) … Gus Sonnenberg b. Sammy Stein (35:50) … Charley Strack b. Leo
Pinetski (22:48) … Paul Boesch b. Sylvio Ramelli (15:16) … Jim Browning b. Tiny
Roebuck (dec., 30:00) … Jack Sherry b. Luigi Bacilaiupi (20:20) … Wong Bock Cheung
and Herb Freeman drew (30:00) … (promoter:  Phil Glassman) … (matchmaker:  Musty
Musgrave) … (referees:  Ben Paul, Jimmy Wilson) … (judges:  Si Ginsberg, Thomas
Kolhaus) … (timekeeper:  Al Nolan) … (7,000 fans)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Wednesday, December 7, 1932
(Convention Hall) … Sammy Stein b. Tiny Roebuck … Joe Malcewicz b. Roland
Kirchmeyer … Paul Boesch b. Lilo Nardi (9:33) … Stanley Pinto and Sandor Szabo drew
(30:00) … Jack Sherry b. Ivan Zaharoff (13:09) … Nick Lutze and Mike Mazurki drew (30:
00) … … (promoter:  Phil Glassman) … (matchmaker:  Musty Musgrave) … (referees:  
Billy Clark, Jimmy Wilson) … (judges:  Si Ginsberg, Thomas Kohlhaus) … (timekeeper:  
Frank Delvecchio)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Friday, December 9, 1932
(The Arena) … World Heavyweight Champion Jim Londos b. Ernie Dusek (1:00:03) …
Joe Stecher b. Farmer George McLeod (17:15) (Stecher used a figure four scissors) …
Joe Cox and Jim McMillen drew (30:00) … Joe Savoldi b. Tommy Marvin (15:51) … Rudy
Dusek b. Floyd Marshall (12:32) … Gino Garibaldi b. Lou Plummer (14:56) … (promoter:  
Ray Fabiani) … (referees:  Stan Baumgartner, Ben Paul) … (judges:  Ed Bloomberg,
Frank Romig) … (announcer:  Joe Cervino) … (7,500 fans)
Notes:  The Philadelphia Inquirer stated that “not since he won his title from Dick Shikat
here a couple of years ago has Jim Londos been closer to defeat on a Philadelphia mat
than he was last night at the Arena.” Tommy Marvin “took a shot at Jack Curley last
Monday night at Madison Square Garden.”

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania:  Friday, December 30, 1932
( ) ... Ernie Dusek b. George Zaharias (44:58) ... Ray Steele b. Bruno Gorasani (13:10) ...
(promoter:  Ray Fabiani)


Research by Tim Hornbaker
Philadelphia Wrestling Results - 1932