St. Louis, Missouri:  January 4, 1946
( ) … NWA World Heavyweight Champion Bill Longson b. Ray Villmer (24:07) … George
Koverly b. Vic Christy … Ernie Dusek b. Fred Blassie … Ray Eckert b. Don McIntyre … Joe
Dusek and Herb Freeman drew … (promoter:  Tom Packs) … (10,109 fans)

St. Louis, Missouri:  January 9, 1946
( ) … Ed Virag b. Ed “Strangler” Lewis … Cliff Gustafson and Hans Kampfer drew … Roy
Dunn b. Johnny Plummer … Ray Steele b. Gene Bowman … Jack Conley and Bill Steddum
drew … (promoter:  Sam Muchnick) … (4,015 fans)

St. Louis, Missouri:  January 18, 1946
( ) … NWA World Heavyweight Champion Bill Longson b. George Koverly (18:37) … Ernie
Dusek b. Warren Bockwinkel … Buddy Rogers b. Joe Dusek (45-seconds) … LaVerne
Baxter b. Herb Freeman … Joe Millich and Carlos Rodriguez drew … (promoter:  Tom
Packs) … (12,077 fans)

St. Louis, Missouri:  January 23, 1946
( ) … Cliff Gustafson b. Hans Kampfer (47:04) … Roy Dunn and Ray Steele drew … Frankie
Talaber b. Martino Angelo … Lee Wykoff b. Johnny Plummer … Joe Herman b. Jack
Fanning … (promoter:  Sam Muchnick) … (3,372 fans)

St. Louis, Missouri:  February 20, 1946
(Kiel Auditorium) … Ed Virag b. Cliff Gustafson … Frankie Talaber b. Alex Kasaboski … Don
Eagle b. Bing Hall … Joe Savoldi b. Jack Conley … Finice Hall and Joe Herman drew …
(promoter:  Sam Muchnick) … (3,523 fans)

St. Louis, Missouri:  March 6, 1946
(Kiel Auditorium) … World Heavyweight Champion Ed Virag vs. Abie Coleman and Ray
Steele (handicap match) (Steele and Virag drew) (Virag beat Coleman) (28:34) … Don
Eagle b. Don Koch … Bill Steddum and Frankie Talaber b. Jack Callahan and Alex
Kasaboski … Roy Dunn b. Frank Jares … Gene Bowman b. Everett Johnasee … (promoter:  
Sam Muchnick) … (5,484 fans)

St. Louis, Missouri:  March 22, 1946
( ) … Ed Virag b. Frankie Talaber (40:14) … Fred Bozic b. Don Eagle (DQ) … Jack Conley
and Alex Kasaboski b. Ali Aliba and Finice Hall … Jack Nasworthy b. Bill Steddum … Everett
Johnasee and Abe Yourist drew … (promoter:  Sam Muchnick) … (5,717 fans)

St. Louis, Missouri:  April 3, 1946
( ) … Don Eagle b. Fred Bozic (31:14) … Frankie Talaber b. Frank Jares … Roy Dunn b.
Jim Lankas … Bob Cummings b. Ali Aliba … Charlie Lutkie b. Jack Callahan … (promoter:  
Sam Muchnick) … (4,033 fans)

St. Louis, Missouri:  April 16, 1946
(Kiel Auditorium) … Don Eagle b. Ray Steele (22:03) … Roy Dunn b. Joe Sabor … Bob
Cummings and Frankie Talaber b. Fred Bozic and Alex Kasaboski … Charlie Lutkie and
Manuel Singh drew … (promoter:  Sam Muchnick) … (5,031 fans)

St. Louis, Missouri:  April 30, 1946
(Kiel Auditorium) … Cliff Gustafson b. Ed Virag (12:38) … Johnny Demchuck b. Bob
Cummings … Alex Kasaboski and Ray Steele b. Juan Hernandez and Dave Reynolds … The
Great Mephisto b. Fred Bozic … Larry Wilson b. Pete Little (DQ) … (promoter:  Sam
Muchnick) … (5,352 fans)

St. Louis, Missouri:  May 24, 1946
(Kiel Auditorium) … Bronko Nagurski b. Don Eagle (26:42) … Alex Kasaboski and Whitey
Whittler drew … Ali Aliba and Bobby Nelson b. Bob Cummings and Dave Reynolds … Otto
Kuss b. Don Koch … (promoter:  Sam Muchnick) … (6,282 fans)

St. Louis, Missouri:  June 7, 1946
(Kiel Auditorium) … Don Eagle b. Dick Raines (DQ) (18:38) … Johnny Demchuk b. Alex
Kasaboski … The Great Mephisto b. Cal Rees … Bob Cummings and Billy Weidner b. Steve
Nenoff and Whitey Whittler … (promoter:  Sam Muchnick) … (3,305 fans)

St. Louis, Missouri:  June 21, 1946
(Kiel Auditorium) … Johnny Demchuck b. The Great Mephisto (30:15) … Dick Raines b.
Gene Bowman … Steve Nenoff and Whitey Whittler b. Whitey Wahlberg and Bill Weidner …
Bob Cummings b. Juan Hernandez … (promoter:  Sam Muchnick) … (2,604 fans)

St. Louis, Missouri:  July 5, 1946
(Kiel Auditorium) … Frankie Talaber b. Whitey Whittler (18:39) … Dick Raines b. Gene
Bowman … Sonny Myers b. The Great Mephisto … Buck Lipscomb and Jack Vansky b. Al
Szasz and Whitey Wahlberg … (promoter:  Sam Muchnick) … (referee:  Ray Steele) …
(2,109 fans) … (season finale)



St. Louis, Missouri:  Friday, September 6, 1946
(Kiel Auditorium) … NWA World Heavyweight Champion Bill Longson b. Bobby Managoff
(DQ) (27:53) … Buddy Rogers b. Vic Holbrook (9:48) … The Dusek Brothers (Ernie and Joe
Dusek) b. Warren Bockwinkel and Gino Vagnone … George Koverly b. Sorois (9:37) …
Fred Blassie and Cherry Vallina drew (20:00) … (promoter:  Tom Packs) … (referee:  Billy
Thom) … (2,068 fans)

St. Louis, Missouri:  Tuesday, September 10, 1946
(Kiel Auditorium) … Frankie Talaber b. Johnny Demchuk (countout) … Gorgeous George
and Sonny Myers drew (30:00) … Stocky Knielson and John Vansky b. Dave Reynolds and
Carlos Rodriguez (2/3) … (promoter:  Sam Muchnick) … (referees:  Wally Karbo, Johnny
Anderson) … (2,345 fans)
Note:  Season opener for Muchnick.

St. Louis, Missouri:  Friday, September 20, 1946
(Kiel Auditorium) … Lou Thesz b. Buddy Rogers (26:15) … George O’Brien b. Tuffy
Truesdale (11:55) … Felix Miquet b. Frederich von Schacht (2:36) … George Koverly b.
Gino Vagnone (9:28) … Warren Bockwinkel and Rudy Strongberg b. Fred Blassie and Joe
Dusek (8:42) … (promoter:  Tom Packs) … (11,085 fans)

St. Louis, Missouri:  Friday, September 27, 1946
(Kiel Auditorium) … Gorgeous George b. Sonny Myers (17:45) … Dark Secret b. Mark
Burnell (14:58) … Paul Brown b. Stocky Knielson (9:03) … Larry Wilson and Whitey
Wahlberg b. Ali Pasha and Jack Vansky (2/3) … (promoter:  Sam Muchnick) … (3,000 fans)

St. Louis, Missouri:  October 12, 1946
(Kiel Auditorium) … Gorgeous George b. Frankie Talaber (41:26) … The Dark Secret b.
Jesse James (4:31) … The Dark Secret b. Jack McDonald (DQ) (6:25) … Sonny Myers and
Jack Vansky drew … Jack McDonald and Bill Zimovich b. Ace Abbott and Jesse James …
(promoter:  Sam Muchnick) … (4,000 fans)

St. Louis, Missouri:  Friday, October 18, 1946
(Kiel Auditorium) … NWA World Heavyweight Champion Bill Longson b. Bobby Managoff (29:
35) … Everette Marshall b. Vincent Lopez (7:09) … Felix Miquet b. Thor Morgan … The
Dusek Brothers (Ernie and Joe Dusek) b. Warren Bockwinkel and Rudy Strongberg (2-0) …
George O’Brien b. Leo Newman (7:14) … (promoter:  Tom Packs) … (10,050 fans)

St. Louis, Missouri:  Friday, October 25, 1946
(Kiel Auditorium) … Gorgeous George and Frankie Talaber wrestled to a no contest (19:41)
… Jack McDonald b. Sonny Myers … Dark Secret b. Johnny Marrs (14:20) … Alex
Kasaboski and John Vansky b. Bob Cummings and Angelo Martinelli (2/3) … (promoter:  
Sam Muchnick) … (referee:  Frank Burman) … (3,752 fans)

St. Louis, Missouri:  Friday, November 1, 1946
(Kiel Auditorium) … Lou Thesz b. Bobby Managoff (17:05) … Everette Marshall and Buddy
Rogers drew (60:00) … Warren Bockwinkel and Ralph Garibaldi b. The Dusek Brothers
(Ernie and Joe Dusek) (2/3) … Ed Meske b. Ede Virag (10 seconds) … Felix Miquet b. Ben
Morgan (12:26) … Wladislaw Karlyol b. Joe Millich (11:47) … (promoter:  Tom Packs) …
(referee:  Charley Schwartz) … (10,564 fans)

St. Louis, Missouri:  Friday, November 8, 1946
(Kiel Auditorium) … Sandor Szabo b. Gorgeous George (16:41) (back body drop) …
Frankie Talaber b. John Vansky (21:03) … Alex Kasaboski b. Paul “Tarzan” Brown (11:25)
… Frank Florence b. Fred Carone (4:17) … Antone Leone b. Jules LaRance (13:52) …
(promoter:  Sam Muchnick) … (4,200 fans)

St. Louis, Missouri:  Friday, November 15, 1946
(Kiel Auditorium) … NWA World Heavyweight Champion Bill Longson b. Felix Miquet (DQ)
(13:10) (Miquet threw Longson over the top rope) … Jack Moore and Buddy Rogers drew
(30:00) … Everette Marshall b. Danno O’Mahoney (7:32) … Ernie Dusek b. Wladislaw Talun
(7:56) … The Garibaldi Brothers (Chick and Ralph Garibaldi) b. The Dusek Brothers (Emil
and Joe Dusek) … George Koverly b. Jack Dillon (3:16) … (promoter:  Tom Packs) …
(10,921 fans)

St. Louis, Missouri:  November 21, 1946
(Kiel Auditorium) … Sandor Szabo b. Bronko Nagurski (22:08) … Frankie Talaber b. Antone
Leone … Cliff Olson b. Angelo Martinelli … Paul Brown b. John Cretoria … Frank Florence
and Finice Hall drew … (promoter:  Sam Muchnick) … (3,860 fans)

St. Louis, Missouri:  Wednesday, November 27, 1946
(Kiel Auditorium) … NWA World Heavyweight Champion Bill Longson b. Everett Marshall (19:
11) … Felix Miquet b. Ernie Dusek (12:29) … Tuffy Truesdale b. George O’Brien (14:39) …
The Dusek Brothers (Emil and Joe Dusek) b. Warren Bockwinkel and Lee Henning (2-0) …
Jim Casey b. Danno O’Mahoney (17:31) … Bobby Managoff and Ed Meske drew (30:00) …
(promoter:  Tom Packs) … (8,792 fans)

St. Louis, Missouri:  Friday, December 20, 1946
(Kiel Auditorium) … Sandor Szabo b. The Dark Secret (13:58) (Secret was unmasked to be
Joe Pazandak) … Ralph “Ruffy” Silverstein b. Mike Burnell (16:17) … Bill Kuusisto and Tom
Rice drew (30:00) … Frank Florence and Cliff Olson b. Bob Cummings and Juan Hernandez
(2-0) … (promoter:  Sam Muchnick) … (referee:  Ray Steele)… (4,689 fans)
Note:  Steele was said to have been managed by Lloyd Carter while wrestling.

St. Louis, Missouri:  Friday, December 27, 1946
(Kiel Auditorium) … Lou Thesz b. Everette Marshall (21:17) … Ernie Dusek and Ray Villmer
drew (30:00) … George Koverly b. Chief Saunooke (14:38) … Felix Miquet b. Lee Henning
(16:25) … The Dusek Brothers (Emil and Joe Dusek) b. The Garibaldi Brothers (Chick and
Ralph Garibaldi) (2-0) … (promoter:  Tom Packs) … (referees:  Fred Vopel, Henry Costa,
Whitey Brexler) … (10,261 fans) … (gate:  $11,434.70)
Notes:  Ernie Dusek accompanied his brothers to the ring.  During Ernie’s match with Villmer,
the latter punched Dusek and Ernie pulled out a tooth and handed it to the referee, Fred
Vopel.  Vopel was then knocked out, in which referee Henry Costa took over.  However,
Dusek protested Costa taking over the match and then Brexler entered and officiated the
rest of the bout.

Research by Tim Hornbaker
St. Louis Wrestling Results - 1946