Toronto, Ontario:  Thursday, January 4, 1962
(Maple Leaf Gardens) … The Tolos Brothers (Chris and John Tolos) b. “Whipper” Billy
Watson and Yukon Eric to regain the International Tag Team Title (Yukon was counted
out) (18:03) … Bill “The Brute” Solowayko b. Bulldog Brower (DQ) (5:35) … The Brown
Panther and Little Beaver b. Irish Jackie and Sky Low Low (Beaver pinned Low Low) (21:
01) … Rafael Halpern b. Marquis de Paree (8:17) … Jim Hady b. Stan Stasiak (abdominal
stretch) (16:18) … Billy “Red” Lyons b. Pat Flanagan (13:46) … (promoter:  Frank Tunney)
… (referees:  Bunny Dunlop, Joe Gollob) … (7,000 fans)
Note:  Brower’s lost was the end of his streak, which rested at 25-0

Toronto, Ontario:  Thursday, January 11, 1962
(Maple Leaf Gardens) … International Tag Team Champions The Tolos Brothers (Chris
and John Tolos) b. Athol Layton and “Whipper” Billy Watson (Chris pinned Layton) (15:30)
… Bulldog Brower b. Brute Soloweyko (DQ) (12:39) … Raphael Halpern b. Hurricane Smith
(21 seconds) … Doc Gallagher and Tom Jones drew (20:00) … Billy “Red” Lyons b.
Cyclone Smith (11:57) … Jim Hady b. Marquis de Paree (10:19) … (promoter:  Frank
Tunney) … (referee:  Sam Gotter) … (6,000 fans)

Toronto, Ontario:  Thursday, January 18, 1962
(Maple Leaf Gardens) … Bill “Brute” Soloweyko and “Whipper” Billy Watson b. The Tolos
Brothers (Chris and John Tolos) to capture the International Tag Team Title (DQ) (24:57)
… Raphael Halpern b. Bulldog Brower (decision at the curfew) (10:39) … Jim Hady b. Doc
Gallagher (DQ) … Mario Fratarello and Mustapha Pasha drew (15:00) … Timothy
Geohagen and Tom Jones drew (20:00) … Billy “Red” Lyons b. Marquis de Paree …
(promoter:  Frank Tunney) … (referees:  Bunny Dunlop, Joe Gollob, Bill Stack) … (5,500
fans)

Toronto, Ontario:  Thursday, January 25, 1962
(Maple Leaf Gardens) … International Tag Team Champions Bill “Brute” Soloweyko and
“Whipper” Billy Watson b. The Tolos Brothers (Chris and John Tolos) (DQ) (14:37) …
Bulldog Brower b. Jim Hady (12:17) … Raphael Halpern b. Cyclone Smith … Billy “Red”
Lyons b. Hurricane Smith (11:07) … Sam Steamboat b. Marquis de Paree … Tom Jones
and Frank Valois drew (20:00) … (promoter:  Frank Tunney) … (referee:  Bert Maxwell) …
(7,000 fans)
Note:  Due to an ice show at the Gardens, wrestling next week would be at the East York
Arena.

East York, Ontario:  Thursday, February 1, 1962
(East York Arena) … Bulldog Brower b. Tom Jones (4:15) (earns a match with NWA
champion Buddy Rogers) … Raphael Halpern b. Hurricane Smith … Timothy Geohagen
and Chris Tolos drew (20:00) … Jim Hady b. Frank  Valois … Billy “Red” Lyons and John
Tolos drew … (promoter:  Frank Tunney)

Toronto, Ontario:  Thursday, February 8, 1962
(Maple Leaf Gardens) … NWA World Heavyweight Champion Buddy Rogers b. Bulldog
Brower (countout) (9:45) (Brower initially pinned Rogers with his feet on the second rope,
and was declared the winner by referee Joe Gollob) (Brower was handed the NWA belt)
(wrestler Jim Hady ran out to tell Gollob what had happened, and was smashed with the
belt by Brower) (fans protested, and finally Gollob restarted the match, but Brower, still
holding the belt, refused to continue and was counted out) … The Tolos Brothers (Chris
and John Tolos) b. Tom Jones and Bill “The Brute” Soloweyko (Chris pinned Jones) (16:05)
… Timothy Geohagen and Sam Steamboat drew (15:00) … Billy “Red” Lyons b. Frank
Valois (13:03) … Raphael Halpern b. Mike Valentino (7:39) … Jim Hady b. Doc Gallagher
(16:32) … (promoter:  Frank Tunney) … (referee:  Joe Gollob) … (9,000 fans)
Note:  Brower walked off with the NWA title belt.

Toronto, Ontario : Thursday, February 15, 1962
(Maple Leaf Gardens) … Buddy Rogers b. Bulldog Brower (DQ) (7:52) … The Tolos
Brothers (Chris and John Tolos) wrestled Bill “The Brute” Soloweyko and Sam Steamboat
to a draw (20:40) … Jim Hady b. The Great Kudo (11:24) … Raphael Halpern b. Frank
Fozo (5:31) … Billy “Red” Lyons b. Doc Gallagher (dec., 20:00) … Tom Jones and Frank
Valois drew (15:00) … (promoter:  Frank Tunney) … (referee:  Pat Flanagan) … (10,000
fans)
Note:  In a recent match in Ottawa, Brower tore ligaments in his leg.

Toronto, Ontario:  Thursday, February 22, 1962
(Maple Leaf Gardens) … Bulldog Brower b. Jim Hady (countout) (17:45) … The Tolos
Brothers (Chris and John Tolos) wrestled Bill “The Brute” Soloweyko and Sam Steamboat
to a draw … Raphael Halpern b. Frank Valois … Billy “Red” Lyons b. Doc Gallagher (dec.,
20:00) … Timothy Geohagen and The Great Kudo drew (20:00) … (promoter:  Frank
Tunney) … (referee:  Athol Layton) … (5,000 fans)
Note:  Before the main event, Sweet Daddy Siki was introduced to the crowd.

Toronto, Ontario:  Thursday, March 1, 1962
(Maple Leaf Gardens) … NWA World Heavyweight Champion Buddy Rogers b. Bulldog
Brower (DQ) (9:03) (Brower hit referee Jersey Joe Walcott) … The Tolos Brothers (Chris
and John Tolos) b. Jim Hady and Bill “The Brute” Soloweyko (Chris pinned Sokoweyko) (21:
01) … Doc Gallagher and Sam Steamboat drew (20:00) … Raphael Halpern b. Knobby
McDonald (6:06) … Sweet Daddy Siki b. Timothy Geohagen (13:47) … (promoter:  Frank
Tunney) … (7,500+ fans)
Note:  Walcott commented on the punch from Brower and was quoted in the Globe and Mail
on March 2, 1962 as saying:  “That’s the first time I’ve been hit since Marciano.”

Toronto, Ontario:  Thursday, March 8, 1962
(Maple Leaf Gardens) … International Tag Team Champions Bill “The Brute” Soloweyko
and “Whipper” Billy Watson b. The Tolos Brothers (Chris and John Tolos) (Watson pinned
Chris) … The Brown Panther and Little Beaver b. Fuzzy Cupid and Sky Low Low (Beaver
pinned Cupid) (20:17) … Bulldog Brower b. Tom Jones (7:59) … Raphael Halpern b. Jan
Gotch (3:05) … Jim Hady b. Frank Valois … Sweet Daddy Siki b. Sam Steamboat …
(promoter:  Frank Tunney) … (referees:  Sam Gotter, Bert Maxwell) … (6,000 fans)

Toronto, Ontario:  Thursday, March 15, 1962
(Maple Leaf Gardens) … The Tolos Brothers (Chris and John Tolos) b. Bruce “The Brute”
Soloweyko and “Whipper” Billy Watson to capture the International Tag Team Title (DQ)
(21:31) (Billy “Red” Lyons interfered) … Bulldog Brower b. Edouard Carpentier (DQ) (15:
39) … Sweet Daddy Siki b. Sam Steamboat (27:25) … Jim Hady b. Tom Collins (10:17) …
Bruno Sammartino (local debut) b. Frank Valois (bearhug) (6:37) … Doc Gallagher and
Timothy Geohagen drew (20:00) … Raphael Halpern b. Bull Johnson (3:10) … (promoter:  
Frank Tunney) … (referees:  Bunny Dunlop, Joe Gollob) … (5,500 fans)

Toronto, Ontario:  Thursday, March 22, 1962
(Maple Leaf Gardens) … Billy “Red” Lyons and “Whipper” Billy Watson b. The Tolos
Brothers (Chris and John Tolos) to capture the International Tag Team Title (DQ) …
Raphael Halpern b. Bulldog Brower (DQ) (11:42) … Edouard Carpentier b. Frank Valois (9:
13) … Bruno Sammartino b. Doc Gallagher (bearhug) (5:07) … Sweet Daddy Siki b.
Timothy Geohagen (21:46) … Jim Hady b. Sam Steamboat (Steamboat was unable to
continue) … (promoter:  Frank Tunney) … (referees:  Joe Gollob, Tiger Tasker) … (6,000
fans)
Note:  Halpern’s unbeaten streak extended to 15; next week’s wrestling show to be held on
Wednesday because of the hockey playoffs.

Toronto, Ontario:  Wednesday, March 28, 1962
(Maple Leaf Gardens) … International Tag Team Champions Billy “Red” Lyons and
“Whipper” Billy Watson b. The Tolos Brothers (Chris and John Tolos) (Watson pinned
Chris) (24:58) … Bulldog Brower b. Raphael Halpern (countout) (6:25) … Sweet Daddy Siki
b. Frank Valois (11:57) … Bruno Sammartino b. Tom Jones (bearhug) (7:05) … Jim Hady
b. Juan Sebastian (20:34) … (promoter:  Frank Tunney) … (referee:  Bill Stack) … (3,500
fans)
Note:  It marked Halpern’s first local loss; wrestling next week was again on Wednesday
night.

Toronto, Ontario:  Wednesday, April 4, 1962
(Maple Leaf Gardens) … Bulldog Brower and Sweet Daddy Siki b. Billy “Red” Lyons and
“Whipper” Billy Watson to capture the International Tag Team Title (Siki pinned Lyons) (12:
25) … The Tolos Brothers (Chris and John Tolos) b. Jim Hady and Sam Steamboat
(Steamboat was unable to continue) (21:29) … Bruno Sammartino b. Juan Sebastian
(bearhug) (6:50) … Pat Flanagan and Frank Valois drew (20:00) … Timothy Geohagen
and Tom Jones drew (20:00) … (promoter:  Frank Tunney) … (referee:  Sam Gotter, Bert
Maxwell) … (4,500+ fans)

Toronto, Ontario:  Wednesday, April 11, 1962
(Maple Leaf Gardens) … International Tag Team Champions Bulldog Brower and Sweet
Daddy Siki b. The Tolos Brothers (Chris and John Tolos) (Brower pinned Chris) (16:24) …
Bruno Sammartino b. Don Lewin (bearhug) … Jim Hady b. Frank Valois (17:57) … Timothy
Geohagen and Sam Steamboat drew (20:00) … Billy “Red” Lyons b. Juan Sebastian (11:
34) … (promoter:  Frank Tunney) … (referees:  Joe Gollob, Bill Stack) … (3,500 fans)

Toronto, Ontario:  Wednesday, April 18, 1962
(Maple Leaf Gardens) … International Tag Team Champions Bulldog Brower and Sweet
Daddy Siki b. Billy “Red” Lyons and “Whipper” Billy Watson (Watson was counted out) (14:
40) … The Tolos Brothers (Chris and John Tolos) wrestled Jim Hady and Tom Jones to a
draw (30:00) … Bruno Sammartino b. Frank Valois (bearhug) (7:18) … The Great Kudo b.
Timothy Geohagen (13:00) … Juan Sebastian and Sam Steamboat drew (20:00) …
(promoter:  Frank Tunney) … (referees:  Bert Maxwell, Cliff Worthy) … (4,000 fans)
Note:  Wrestling next week would be held at the East York Arena due to an ice show.

East York, Ontario:  Thursday, April 26, 1962
(East York Arena) … Sweet Daddy Siki b. Tom Jones (11:27) … Bruno Sammartino b.
Hurricane Smith (bearhug) (5:05) … Pat Flanagan and Sam Steamboat drew (15:00) …
Juan Sebastian and Frank Valois drew (20:00) … Billy “Red” Lyons b. Don Lewin (21:12)
… (promoter:  Frank Tunney)

Toronto, Ontario:  Thursday, May 3, 1962
(Maple Leaf Gardens) … Bulldog Brower b. Sweet Daddy Siki (DQ) (13:23) … Bruno
Sammartino b. Nikita Kalmikoff (bearhug) (5:40) … Jim Hady and Billy “Red” Lyons wrestled
The Tolos Brothers (Chris and John Tolos) to a draw at the curfew (20:20) … Sam
Steamboat b. Frank Valois (10:28) … Tom Jones b. Juan Sebastian (DQ) (13:32) …
(promoter:  Frank Tunney) … (referees:  Sam Gotter, Bert Maxwell, Cliff Worthy) … (5,000
fans)
Notes:  Steve York in the Globe and Mail once again praised a tag team match in which the
Tolos Brothers performed for it’s sheer excitement; Brower and Siki still held the tag team
title.

Toronto, Ontario:  Thursday, May 10, 1962
(Maple Leaf Gardens) … Bruno Sammartino b. Bulldog Brower (5:45) … Sweet Daddy Siki
and “Whipper” Billy Watson were both counted (7:59) … Tom Jones and Frank Valois drew
(20:00) … The Tolos Brothers (Chris and John Tolos) wrestled Jim Hady and Billy “Red”
Lyons to a draw (30:00) … Haystack Muldoon b. Juan Sebastian (4:39) … (promoter:  
Frank Tunney) … (referees:  Joe Gollob, Bill Stack) … (5,000 fans)

Toronto, Ontario:  Thursday, May 17, 1962
(Maple Leaf Gardens) … Bruno Sammartino b. Bulldog Brower (10:06) (special referee Pat
Flanagan assisted Bruno, leading to the final pinfall) (Brower attacked Flanagan after the
match, but the latter was saved by Sammartino) … Jim Hady and Billy “Red” Lyons b. Nikita
Kalmikoff and George Kosti (Hady pinned Kosti) (22:16) … Sweet Daddy Siki b. Sam
Steamboat (countout) (24:32) … Mr. Kleen b. Juan Sebastian (bearhug) … Haystack
Muldoon b. Tommy O’Toole (5:40) … (promoter:  Frank Tunney) … (referee:  Pat
Flanagan) … (4,000 fans)

Toronto, Ontario:  Thursday, May 24, 1962
(Maple Leaf Gardens) … Sweet Daddy Siki b. Bruno Sammartino (DQ) (19:54)
(Sammartino hit the referee) … Bulldog Brower b. Billy “Red” Lyons (countout) (13:48) …
The Tolos Brothers (Chris and John Tolos) wrestled Ray Gordon and Jim Hady to a draw
(30:00) … Mr. Kleen b. Tommy O’Toole (bearhug) (9:54) … Haystack Muldoon b. George
Kosti (7:03) … (promoter:  Frank Tunney) … (referees:  Bunny Dunlop, Joe Gollob) …
(3,500 fans)
Note:  Sammartino’s first loss at the Gardens; no show at the Gardens next week due to the
circus.

Toronto, Ontario:  Thursday, June 7, 1962
(Maple Leaf Gardens) … Bruno Sammartino b. Sweet Daddy Siki (DQ) (16:14) … Bulldog
Brower b. Pat Flanagan (9:50) … The Kalmikoffs (Ivan and Nikita Kalmikoff) wrestled Billy
“Red” Lyons and Bill “The Brute” Soloweyko to a draw (30:00) … Ray Gordon b. Tommy O’
Toole (13:13) … Haystack Muldoon b. Frank Valois (8:02) … (promoter:  Frank Tunney) …
(referees:  Bert Maxwell, Tiger Tasker, Cliff Worthy) … (3,500 fans)

Toronto, Ontario:  Thursday, June 14, 1962
(Maple Leaf Gardens) … “Whipper” Billy Watson b. Bulldog Brower (11:03) (Canuck
Commando hold) … Sweet Daddy Siki b. Haystack Muldoon (countout) (6:20) … Bruno
Sammartino b. The Great Kudo (8:31) … Ray Gordon and Steve Stanlee drew (20:00) …
Bob Stanlee b. George Costi (12:11) … Mr. Kleen b. Don Lewin (5:31) … (promoter:  Frank
Tunney) … (referee:  Joe Gollob) … (5,000 fans)

Toronto, Ontario:  Thursday, June 21, 1962
(Maple Leaf Gardens) … “Whipper” Billy Watson b. Sweet Daddy Siki (10:24) … Bruno
Sammartino b. The Great Kudo (8:04) (Kudo was managed by Tom Taylor) … Stan Stasiak
b. Haystack Muldoon (countout) (8:21) … Mr. Kleen b. Tommy O’Toole (6:38) … Ray
Gordon and Bob Stanlee drew (20:00) … Ivan Kalmikoff and Billy “Red” Lyons drew (20:00)
… (promoter:  Frank Tunney) … (referee:  Tiger Tasker) … (3,500 fans)

Toronto, Ontario:  Thursday, June 28, 1962
(Maple Leaf Gardens) … Bulldog Brower and “Whipper” Billy Watson were both counted
out (18:41) … Bruno Sammartino b. Ivan Kalmikoff (9:40) … Mr. Kleen b. Steve Stanlee
(bearhug) (6:33) … Ray Gordon b. Tommy O’Toole (13:04) … Gino Marella and Stan
Stasiak drew (20:00) … Taro Sakuro b. Haystack Muldoon (6:12) … (promoter:  Frank
Tunney) … (referee:  Tiger Tasker) … (3,500 fans)
Notes:  Prior to the main event, “Whipper” Billy Watson presented a trophy to Terry Kelly of
the Kiwanis Club for obtaining the “greatest number of donors in a month for the Red
Cross” blood drive; no show next week due to the Shriners convention.

Toronto, Ontario:  Thursday, July 12, 1962
(Maple Leaf Gardens) … NWA World Heavyweight Champion Buddy Rogers b. Bruno
Sammartino (countout) (15:23) … Sweet Daddy Siki b. Gino Marella (countout) (11:48) …
Yukon Eric b. Bob Stanlee (9:13) (Kodiak Crunch) … Ray Gordon and Stan Stasiak drew
(20:00) … Mr. Kleen b. Nikita Kalmikoff (bearhug) (11:09) … Tony Marino and Taro Sakuro
drew (20:00) … (promoter:  Frank Tunney) … (referee:  Tiger Tasker) … (10,000 fans)
Note:  Globe and Mail sportswriter Steve York said the crowd, the response to the matches,
the main event, and the entire program was “spectacular,” and commented that Buddy
Rogers looked like actor Lloyd Nolan, but “with his nose squashed a bit” in his July 13,
1962 article.

Toronto, Ontario:  Thursday, July 19, 1962
(Maple Leaf Gardens) … International Tag Team Champions Bulldog Brower and Sweet
Daddy Siki b. “Whipper” Billy Watson and Yukon Eric (Eric was counted out) (13:07) …
Bruno Sammartino b. The Great Kudo (bearhug) (45 seconds) … The Tolos Brothers
(Chris and John Tolos) b. The Stanlee Brothers (Bob and Steve Stanlee) (John pinned
Steve) (23:06) … Nikita Kalmikoff and Gino Marella drew (20:00) … Taro Sakuro b. Tommy
O’Toole (13:34) … Mr. Kleen b. Haystack Muldoon (9:52) … (promoter:  Frank Tunney) …
(referees:  Joe Gollob, Bill Stack) … (6,000 fans)
Note:  The next show would be held on August 2 because of renovations at the Gardens.

Toronto, Ontario:  Thursday, August 2, 1962
(Maple Leaf Gardens) … NWA World Heavyweight Champion Buddy Rogers b. Bruno
Sammartino when the latter refused a victory (Rogers was counted out) (17:30)
(Sammartino refused the victory and the championship) … Bulldog Brower and Sweet
Daddy Siki b. Brute Soloweyko and Yukon Eric (Brower pinned Soloweyko) (14:40) … The
Tolos Brothers (Chris and John Tolos) b. The Kalmikoffs (Ivan and Nikita Kalmikoff) (John
pinned Nikita) (16:22) … Red Lyons and Taro Sakuro drew (20:00) … Gino Marella b.
Haystack Muldoon (6:49) … Tony Marino and Bob Stanlee drew (15:00) … (promoter:  
Frank Tunney) … (referee:  Tiger Tasker) … (announcer:  Jerry Hiff) … (13,098 fans)
Note:  Sammartino spoke Italian to the crowd after winning the match by countout, refusing
the championship.  The words were translated by the announcer.

Toronto, Ontario:  Thursday, August 16, 1962
(Maple Leaf Gardens) … International Tag Team Champions Bulldog Brower and Sweet
Daddy Siki b. “Whipper” Billy Watson and Yukon Eric (Siki pinned Eric) (15:25) … Roger
Littlebrook and Sonny Boy Cassidy b. Billy the Kid and Fuzzy Cupid (Littlebrook pinned
Billy) (16:57) … Bruno Sammartino b. George McArthur (bearhug) (4:26) … Jean
Baillargeon and Ray Gordon drew (15:00) … Billy “Red” Lyons and Tony Marino b. The
Kalmikoffs (Ivan and Nikita Kalmikoff) (Marino forced Nikita to submit to an abdominal
stretch) (18:46) … Taro Sakuro b. Vic Christie (10:54) … (promoter:  Frank Tunney) …
(referees:  Bunny Dunlop, Joe Gollob, Bill Stack) … (7,500 fans)
Note:  No show next week.

Toronto, Ontario:  Thursday, August 30, 1962
(Maple Leaf Gardens) … NWA World Heavyweight Champion Buddy Rogers b. Bruno
Sammartino (Sammartino was unable to continue after missing a dropkick and landing in
the ropes, suffering an injury to his midsection) (12:31) … Bulldog Brower and Sweet
Daddy Siki b. Fred Atkins and Yukon Eric (Bulldog pinned Atkins) (8:30) … Little Beaver
and Tiny Tim b. Pee Wee James and Sky Low Low (Beaver pinned Low Low) (16:46) …
Red Lyons and Stan Stasiak drew (20:00) … Taro Sakuro b. Ray Gordon (14:41) … Jean
Baillargeon and George McArthur drew (20:00) … (promoter:  Frank Tunney) … (referees:  
Bert Maxwell, Tiger Tasker) … (announcer:  Gerry Hiff) … (13,997 fans)
Note:  The next show was on September 20.

Toronto, Ontario:  Thursday, September 20, 1962
(Maple Leaf Gardens) … Antonino Rocca and Lou Thesz wrestled to a double countout (19:
44) … Bruno Sammartino b. Bob Stanlee (4:14) … Sweet Daddy Siki b. Ray Gordon (21:
04) … Taro Sakuro b. Timothy Geohagen (16:04) … Enrique Torres b. Angelo Savoldi (7:
33) … Tony Marino and Stanley Stasiak drew (20:00) (Marino was a substitute for Jim
Hady, who was in Newfoundland with plane trouble) … (promoter:  Frank Tunney) …
(referee:  Joe Gollob) … (5,001 fans)
Note:  Sam Steamboat appeared at the arena on crutches, reportedly having left the
hospital after surgery for removal of cartilage.  He had been in the hospital for two weeks.

Toronto, Ontario:  Thursday, September 27, 1962
(Maple Leaf Gardens) … Bruno Sammartino and Billy Watson b. Bulldog Brower and Sweet
Daddy Siki to capture the International Tag Team Title (DQ) (Brower was disqualified for
attacking referee Maxwell) (14:55) … The Beast b. Tony Marino (8:31) … Gino Marella and
Stanley Stasiak drew (20:00) … Enrique Torres b. Marin Angelo (7:59) … Jean Baillargeon
and Pat Flanagan drew (20:00) … Johnny Valentine b. Ray Gordon (18:07) (backbreaker)
… (promoter:  Frank Tunney) … (referees:  Bert Maxwell, Tiger Tasker) … (6,500 fans)

Toronto, Ontario:  Thursday, October 4, 1962
(Maple Leaf Gardens) … Billy Watson b. The Beast (DQ) (11:35) … Bruno Sammartino b.
Sweet Daddy Siki (DQ) (21:17) … Johnny Valentine b. Timothy Geohagen (17:18) … Taro
Sakuro b. John Baillargeon (12:10) … Enrique Torres b. Bob Leipler (15:36) … Tony
Marino and Stanley Stasiak drew (15:00) … (promoter:  Frank Tunney) … (referees:  Joe
Gollob, Bill Stack) … (4,002 fans)

Toronto, Ontario:  Thursday, October 11, 1962
(Maple Leaf Gardens) … Yukon Eric b. Duke Noble and Sweet Daddy Siki (Yukon forced
Noble to submit to a Kodiak Krunch) (6:31) … Bruno Sammartino b. Bulldog Brower (DQ)
(15:54) … Johnny Valentine b. Gino Marella (15:57) … Taro Sakuro b. Ray Gordon (14:38)
… Enrique Torres b. Howard Martin (15:13) … Jim Hady and Stanley Stasiak drew (15:00)
… (promoter:  Frank Tunney) … (referee:  Bert Maxwell) … (4,000 fans)

Toronto, Ontario:  Thursday, October 18, 1962
(Maple Leaf Gardens) … United States Heavyweight Champion Johnny Valentine b.
Enrique Torres (countout) (45:36) … The Beast b. Yukon Eric (countout) (7:38) … Jim
Hady b. The Great Kudo (4:27) … John Baillargeon and Gino Marella drew (15:00) … Taro
Sakuro b. Pat Flanagan (10:10) … Billy “Red” Lyons and Stan Stasiak drew (20:00) …
(promoter:  Frank Tunney) … (referees:  Bunny Dunlop, Joe Gollob) … (4,000 fans)

Toronto, Ontario:  Thursday, October 25, 1962
(Maple Leaf Gardens) … Bruno Sammartino and Billy Watson b. Bulldog Brower and Sweet
Daddy Siki (DQ) (15:51) … United States Heavyweight Champion Johnny Valentine b.
Yukon Eric (11:07) … The Beast b. Gino Marella (8:25) … Enrique Torres b. Ivan Kalmikoff
(dec., 20:00) … Taro Sakuro b. The Brute (11:15) … Jim Hady and Red Lyons drew (15:
00) … (promoter:  Frank Tunney) … (referee:  Tiger Tasker) … (4,500 fans)

Toronto, Ontario:  Thursday, November 1, 1962
(Maple Leaf Gardens) … Bulldog Brower and Billy Watson drew at the curfew (20:18) …
Bruno Sammartino b. Ivan Kalmikoff (9:35) (bearhug) … Johnny Valentine b. The Brute (6:
56) (brain crusher) … Jim Hady and Sweet Daddy Siki drew (20:00) (Siki was managed by
Duke Noble) … Enrique Torres b. Stanley Stasiak (dec., 20:00) … Gino Marella and Tony
Marino drew (15:00) … (promoter:  Frank Tunney) … (announcer:  Frank Tunney) …
(6,000 fans)
Note:  Tunney replaced Gerry Hiff, who was sick, and missing his first announcing gig in six
years.

Toronto, Ontario:  Thursday, November 15, 1962
(Maple Leaf Gardens) … United States Heavyweight Champion Johnny Valentine and
Bruno Sammartino wrestled to a no decision (23:31) (referee Tiger Tasker was unable to
continue) (Valentine attacked Sammartino after the referee was knocked out) (the ring was
filled with Cliff Worthy, Billy Watson, Tony Marino, Brute, Bert Maxwell, Jim Hady, and Sam
Steamboat) … Bulldog Brower and Sweet Daddy Siki b. The Brute and Jim Hady (Brower
pinned Brute) (17:44) … Taro Sakuro b. Pat Flanagan (9:34) (Flanagan was a substitute
for Enrique Torres, who suffered a back injury on Monday in Kitchener) … Red Lyons and
Sam Steamboat drew (20:00) … Bob Leipler and Tony Marino drew (20:00) … (promoter:  
Frank Tunney) … (referees:  Bert Maxwell, Tiger Tasker, Cliff Worthy) … (announcer:  
Gerry Hiff) … (6,000 fans)

Toronto, Ontario:  Thursday, November 22, 1962
(Maple Leaf Gardens) … Bruno Sammartino b. Johnny Valentine to capture the United
States Heavyweight Title (20:25) (Sammartino pinned Valentine after a bear hug) (after the
match, Bulldog Brower complained to the referee that Valentine had his left leg on the
bottom rope) (the referee, Bunny Dunlop, removed the belt from the waist of Sammartino,
which he had put on the new titleholder, and took it to the dressing room) (Dunlop stated
that he was going to leave the decision up to the National Wrestling Alliance) … Bulldog
Brower b. Jim Hady (CO) (17:12) … Red Lyons b. Taro Sakuro (DQ) (12:53) … Ivan
Kalmikoff and Sam Steamboat drew (20:00) … The Brute b. Bob Leipler (12:12) (Leipler
was a substitute for Bob Stanlee) … Timothy Geohagen and Tony Marino drew (20:00) …
(promoter:  Frank Tunney) … (referees:  Bunny Dunlop, Joe Gollob, Bill Stack) … (5,500
fans)

Toronto, Ontario:  Thursday, November 29, 1962
(Maple Leaf Gardens) … Bulldog Brower and Johnny Valentine b. Gene Kiniski and Bruno
Sammartino (Valentine pinned Kiniski) (17:12) … Yukon Eric b. Taro Sakuro (DQ) (9:25) …
Jim Hady and Sweet Daddy Siki drew (20:00) … The Brute and Tony Marino drew (15:00)
… Gino Marella and Stan Stasiak drew (20:00) … The Beast b. Sam Steamboat (bearhug)
(5:00) … (promoter:  Frank Tunney) … (referees:  Bunny Dunlop, Tiger Tasker) … (8,000
fans)

Toronto, Ontario:  Thursday, December 6, 1962
(Maple Leaf Gardens) … Bruno Sammartino and Billy Watson b. Bulldog Brower and
Johnny Valentine (DQ) (18:57) … Yukon Eric b. Stanley Stasiak (DQ) (17:46) … Tony
Marino b. Bob Leipler (dec., 20:00) … Billy “Red” Lyons and Bill “Brute” Sokowryko drew
(20:00) … Jim Hady b. Bob Stanlee (12:29) … (promoter:  Frank Tunney) … (5,127 fans)
Note:  Bobby Bruns, representing the National Wrestling Alliance, presented Bruno
Sammartino with a belt representing the United States Heavyweight Title; Johnny Valentine
“took exception” to the presentation and threatened Bruns.

Toronto, Ontario:  Friday, December 14, 1962
(Maple Leaf Gardens) … Johnny Valentine b. Bruno Sammartino to regain the United
States Heavyweight Title (21:22) (Valentine pinned Sammartino) … Roger Littlebrook and
Sonny Boy Cassidy b. Irish Jackie and Sky Low Low (Cassidy pinned Jackie) … Stan
Stasiak and Sam Steamboat drew (20:00) … Gino Marella b. The Bull Johnson (13:24) …
Yukon Eric b. Taro Sakuro (DQ) (15:05) … (promoter:  Frank Tunney) … (referee:  Ken
“Tiger” Tasker) … (4,000 fans)

Toronto, Ontario:  Thursday, December 27, 1962
(Maple Leaf Gardens) … United States Heavyweight Champion Johnny Valentine b.
“Whipper” Billy Watson (Watson had suffered a cut over his left eye after a head on
collision and the match was stopped by the referee) (31:37) … Little Beaver and Roger
Littlebrook b. Dandy Andy and Sky Low Low (Beaver pinned Andy) (14:18) … Gene Kiniski
b. Tony Marino (11:20) … Bruno Sammartino b. Taro Sakuro (CO) (10:27) … Jim Hady and
Sweet Daddy Siki drew (20:00) … Gino Marella and Stan Stasiak drew (15:00) …
(promoter:  Frank Tunney) … (referee:  Tiger Tasker) … (8,000 fans)


Research by Tim Hornbaker
Toronto Wrestling Results - 1962