Tampa, Florida:  Monday, October 1, 1951
(City Auditorium) … Ida Foster and Pat O’Hara b. Ann LaVerne and Bobby Lane (2/3)
(mixed tag team match) … Johnny Henning b. Billy Sandow … Bronko Lubich b. Paddy
Mack … (promoter:  Cowboy Luttrall) (1,200 fans)

Tampa, Florida:  Monday, October 8, 1951
(City Auditorium) … The Mighty Atlas b. Pat O’Hara (2/3) (O’Hara unable to continue for
third fall) … Johnny Henning b. Billy Sandow … Ike Eakins and Bronko Lubich b. Bobby
Lane (dec.) … (promoter:  Cowboy Luttrall) (1,235 fans)

*It was reproted that Mildred Burke was injured in an automobile accident and would be
facing the winner of the Mae Young-Cora Combs match next week in Tampa.  If Burke
could not continue her career, either Combs or Young would particiate in a national
tournament representing Florida.

Tampa, Florida:  Monday, October 15, 1951
(City Auditorium) … Mae Young b. Cora Combs to capture the Florida Women’s Title
(2/3) (Young won the first and third falls) … Red Kirkpatrick b. Bobby Lane by decision
(2/3) … Johnny Henning b. Bronko Lubich … (promoter:  Cowboy Luttrall) … (1,336 fans)

*Young’s scheduled match with World Champion Mildred Burke was postponed.

Tampa, Florida:  Monday, October 22, 1951
(City Auditorium) … Mr. Moto b. Red Kirkpatrick (2/3) (Kirkpatrick won the first fall by
disqualification, lost the second after being locked in Moto’s sleeperhold and could not
continue for the third) … Frederick Von Schacht b. Johnny Henning (2/3) … Billy Sandow
b. Austin Shiver (22:00) … (promoter:  Cowboy Luttrall) … (1,600 fans)

Tampa, Florida:  Monday, October 29, 1951
(City Auditorium) … Florida Women’s Champion Mae Young b. Helen Hill (Hilde?) (2/3) …
(Hill was a substitute for Jean Kennedy, who was ill) … Lord Finis Hall b. Rube Wright
(2/3) … The Golden Hawk and Ray Villmer drew in 30-minutes … (promoter:  Cowboy
Luttrall) … (1,583 fans in attendance)

Tampa, Florida … Monday, November 5, 1951
(City Auditorium) … Mr. Moto b. Bobby Lane (2-0) )Moto won the second fall by DQ) …
Ray Villmer b. The Golden Hawk (2/3) (Hawk was unmasked to reveal Golden Boy
Bernadetti of Montreal) … Lord Finis Hall b. Red Kirkpatrick (22:00) … (promoter:  
Cowboy Luttrall)

Tampa, Florida:  Monday, November 12, 1951
(Municipal Auditorium) … Ray Villmer b. Frederick Von Schacht (2/3) … Lord Finis Hall b.
Pat O’Hara (Hall earned a match with Gorgeous George next week) … Irish Jackie b.
Sonny Boy Cassidy (2-0) … (promoter:  Cowboy Luttrall)

Tampa, Florida:  Monday, November 19, 1951
(Fort Homer Hesterly Armory) … Gorgeous George b. Lord Finish Hall (2/3) … Bobby
Lane and Ray Villmer wrestled to a no contest (1-1) … Frederick Von Schacht b. Howard
“Hangman” Cantonwine … (promoter:  Cowboy Luttrall) … (1,300 fans)

Tampa, Florida:  Monday, November 26, 1951
(Fort Homer Hesterly Armory) … Ann LaVerne b. Terry Majors (2/3) (LaVerne was a
substitute for Carol Carota) … Ray Villmer b. Bobby Lane (2/3) … Frederick Von Schacht
b. Ike Eakins … (promoter:  Cowboy Luttrall) … (1,300 fans)
Note:  Carota was injured in an automobile accident and was unable to appear for the
show.

Tampa, Florida:  Monday, December 3, 1951
(City Auditorium) … Frederick Von Schacht b. Ray Villmer (2/3) … Dot Dotson b. Ann
Laverne (2/3) (Dotson won the third fall by DQ) … The Red Menace b. Bronko Lubich
(18:00) … (promoter:  Cowboy Luttrall) … (1,400 fans)

Tampa, Florida:  Monday, December 10, 1951
(City Auditorium) … Ray Villmer b. Frederick Von Schacht (2/3) (Villmer was billed as the
Pacific Coast Champion) … Pat O’Hara b. The Red Menace (2/3) (O’Hara won the third
fall by disqualification) … Rube Wright b. Tony Verdi (Verdi was billed as the “unmasked
Golden Hawk”) … (promoter:  Cowboy Luttrall) … (845 fans)

Tampa, Florida:  Monday, December 17, 1951
(City Auditorium) … The Red Menace b. Pat O’Hara (2/3) … Ray Villmer b. Sheik Ben Ali
(2/3) … Ann Laverne b. Arlene Ratliff … (promoter:  Cowboy Luttrall) … (1,300 fans)




Research by Tim Hornbaker
November 3, 2010
Tampa Wrestling Results - 1951