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January 17, 1963 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing ???
  1. Buddy Austin beat Chuck Marconi.

  2. Ace Freeman beat Gypsy Joe.

  3. Chris & John Tolos beat Bobo Brazil & Art Thomas via DQ.

  4. Eduard Carpentier drew Killer Kowalski.

  5. NWA World Champ Buddy Rogers NCBobo Brazil.
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January 31, 1963 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing ???
  1. Swede Hanson beat George Strickland.

  2. Acre Freeman beat Tony Napolitan.

  3. Chris & John Tolos beat Miguel Perez & Pete Sanchez.

  4. Art Thomas beat Buddy Austin via DQ.

  5. Eduard Carpentier beat Killer Kowalski.

  6. Buddy Rogers beat Bobo Brazil in a "Texas death" match.
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February 14, 1963 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing ???
  1. Pancho Lopez & Sonny Boy Cassidy beat Irish Jackie & Fuzzy Cupid.

  2. Dory Dixon beat Gene Kelly.

  3. Killer Kowalski beat Ace Freeman.

  4. Bobo Brazil & Art Thomas beat Chris & John Tolos via DQ.

  5. Buddy Rogers beat Eduard Carpentier.
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February 28, 1963 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing ???
  1. Billy Fox drew Tony Napolitan.

  2. Ace Freeman defeated Bull Johnson.

  3. Karl Von Hess defeated Chuck Marconi.

  4. Bobo Brazil & Art Thomas drew John & Chris Tolos.

  5. Dory Dixon defeated Buddy Austin.

  6. Buddy Rogers beat Killer Kowalski.
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March 28, 1963 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing 7,509
  1. Ivan Zhukov drew Billy Fox.

  2. Chris & John Tolos beat Pete Sanchez & Chuck Martoni.

  3. Bobo Brazil beat Tony Napolitan.

  4. Karl Von Hess beat Ace Freeman.

  5. Bruno Sammartino defeated Buddy Austin.

  6. Dory Dixon beat Buddy Rogers via DQ to become the first WWWA World Champ.
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April 18, 1963 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing ???
  1. Ace Freeman beat Frank Marconi.

  2. Bobo Brazil pinned Tommy O'Toole.

  3. Argentina Apollo & Bruno Sammartino beat The Fabulous Kangaroos (Costello & Heffernan) to become the first WWWA American Tag Champs.

  4. WWWA World Champ Dory Dixon beat Karl Von Hess via DQ.
Note: A newspaper article stated this was Atkins' sixth card and that only one of the first five had been profitable. The article also mentions Rogers having bend in the main event of all the shows. So it seems likely the December 1962 show was cancelled.

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May 2, 1963 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing ???
  1. Tony Napolitan beat Leon Smith.

  2. Billy Fox beat Bull Johnson.

  3. Ace Freeman beat Gypsy Joe.

  4. Bobo Brazil beat Buddy Austin.

  5. WWWA Tag Champs Bruno Sammartino & Argentina Apollo vs. The Fabulous Kangaroos (Costello & Heffernan). No result of the match was listed in the newspaper. It's possible the Kangaroos won the title as they are billed as WWWF Tag Champs when the fall season starts.

  6. Karl Von Hess beat Dory Dixon to win the WWWA World Title.
Note: This was the last card of the season.

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November 1, 1963 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing ???
  1. Argentina Apollo pinned Boris Malenko.

  2. Gorilla Monsoon beat Lou Britto.

  3. Tag Champs The Fabulous Kangaroos (Costello & Heffernan) beat Bobo Brazil & Ace Freeman. Newspaper articles list the Kangaroos as both WWWA American Tag Champs and International Tag Champs.

  4. Killer Kowalski beat Dory Dixon.

  5. WWWF World Champ Bruno Sammartino beat Magnificent Maurice. Early articles referred to Sammartino as WWWA champ, but later state he was WWWF Champ having defeated Rogers for the title in May.
Note: This was the first show since May.

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December 6, 1963 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing 4,144
  1. Argentina Apollo beat The Shadow.

  2. Ace Freeman beat Gypsy Joe.

  3. Lola LaRue & Elaine Ellis beat Patti Neff & Mary Hillis.

  4. Chris & John Tolos beat The Fabulous Kangaroos (Costello & Heffernan) in three falls to win the WWWF Tag Team Title (as the newspaper articles now refer to the title).

  5. Bobo Brazil drew Killer Kowalski (30:00).

  6. WWWF World Champ Bruno Sammartino beat Hans Mortier.
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December 26, 1963 in Cleveland, OH
Cleveland Arena drawing ???
  1. Gorilla Monsoon beat Chief White Owl.

  2. Argentina Apollo pinned Magnificent Maurice.

  3. Tony Marino pinned Gene Perez.

  4. Irish Jackie & Farmer Pete beat Billy the Kid & Sky Low Low in three falls.

  5. WWWF Tag Champs Chris & John Tolos beat Bobo Brazil & Ace Freeman in three falls.

  6. Killer Kowalski beat WWWF World Champ Bruno Sammartino (25:00) via DQ.
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