Gary Will's Toronto Wrestling History

Gary Will's Toronto Wrestling History

General:
A Brief History of Pro Wrestling in Toronto

Top drawing matches, year-by-year, 1929-1977
Toronto's Longest Runs -- The 25-Year Club

Unmasked! -- Wrestlers who lost their masks in Toronto

Toronto Ring Announcers, 1929-1986
Toronto Debuts in Main Events, 1930-1989

Pre-1929:

Artie Edmunds: The Pocket Hercules
Jack Johnson vs George Hackenschmidt, 1910

1929-1939:
1939 Results

1940s:

Smiling John, The Forgotten Tunney
Everett Marshall vs King Kong Cox, 1940: A Real Contest?
Al "Bunny" Dunlop: wrestler, referee, promoter

1950s:

Grey Cup Preview: The 1952 Edmonton Eskimos
Parkhurst wrestling cards, 1954-1955
BIG BOUTS: Watson wins NWA title from Thesz, March 15, 1956
Whipper vs Gorgeous George, March 12, 1959

1960s:

Frank Tunney's 30th Anniversary, 1969

1970s:

The Sheik's unbeaten streak: 1969-1974
"The Sheik causes wrestling revival," 1970
Whipper Watson's fifth decade in wrestling, 1970

Hercules Angelo Mosca?, 1970

Indie show with Terry Yorkston, 1972
PHOTOS: Dory Funk Jr. defends NWA title, 1973

1980s:

Tunney-Crockett partnership approved, 1980



Pictured above are (L-R): Billy Red Lyons, Lee Henning, Pat Flanagan, Whipper Billy Watson, Stanley Stasiak, Jack Corcoran, The Beast, Bobo Brazil, Earl McCready, Nanjo Singh, Lou Thesz, and Frank Tunney.