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January 5, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. Pierre Robear beat Casanova Lance.

  2. Steve Zold beat Bob Boyer.

  3. Louie Papineau beat Al Warshawsky in two straight falls.

  4. Hans Schmidt beat Stan Holek in three falls.
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January 12, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. Martino Angelo beat Harry Lewis.

  2. Harry Lanzi beat Dutch Schultz.

  3. Louie Papineau drew Marco Polo.

  4. Antonino Rocca beat Jim Bernard (19:00) in two straight falls.
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January 19, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. Pierre Robear pinned Casanova Lance.

  2. Lou Papineau beat Marco Polo in three falls.
    • Polo pinned Papineau (0:30).
    • Papineau beat Polo.
    • Papineau pinned Polo.

  3. Cowboy Bradley & Tiny Tim beat Fuzzy Cupid & Irish Jackie.
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January 26, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. Prince Siki drew Bob Boyer (30:00).

  2. Marco Polo beat Danny Ferrazza.

  3. Donna Dieckman beat Carol Kay in three falls.
    • Dieckman beat Kay.
    • Kay beat Dieckman.
    • Dieckman beat Kay.

  4. Pierre Robear beat Louie Papineau in three falls.
    • Papineau beat Robear.
    • Robear beat Papineau.
    • Robear beat Papineau.
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February 2, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. Dutch Schultz drew Herb Gerwig (Karl Kox).

  2. Prince Siki beat Bob Boyer.

  3. Louie Papineau beat Jim Siksay in two straight falls.

  4. Pierre Robear beat Jim Bernard in two straight falls.
    • Bernard was DQed for the second fall.
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February 9, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. Herb Gerwig vs. Jan Gotch.

  2. Dutch Schultz vs. The Black Panther.

  3. Jim Bernard & Louie Papineau vs. Louie Klein & Pierre Robear.
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February 16, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. The Black Panther beat George McArthur (Cannon) in two straight falls.

  2. Ralph Alexander beat Bob Boyer in two straight falls.

  3. Jim Bernard & Louie Papineau beat Gino Angelo & Louie Klein in three falls.
    • Papineau pinned Angelo.
    • Klein pinned Bernard.
    • Klein was counted out.
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February 23, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. Lord Leslie beat Prince Siki.

  2. Belle Drummond beat Mars Bennett in three falls.
    • Bennett beat Drummond.
    • Drummond beat Bennett.
    • Drummond beat Bennett.

  3. Lou Papineau beat The Black Panther in three falls.
    • Papineau beat Panther.
    • Panther beat Papineau.
    • Papineau beat Panther.

  4. Louie Klein beat Jim Bernard in three falls.
    • Bernard beat Klein.
    • Klein beat Bernard.
    • Klein beat Bernard.
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March 1, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. Ralph Alexander beat Gypsy Bacarro.

  2. The Black Panther beat Herb Gerwig.

  3. Hal Keene beat Ted Marshall in three falls.

  4. Louie Klein beat Lou Papineau (24:00) in two straight falls.
    • Klein beat Papineau (16:00).
    • Klein beat Papineau (24:00).
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March 8, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. Ted Marshall beat Casanova Lance.

  2. Marco Polo beat Hal Keene.

  3. Jim Hady beat Jan Gotch in three falls.

  4. Louie Klein beat Jim Bernard in two straight falls.
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March 14, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. Pierre Robear beat ???.

  2. Benny Mata beat ???.

  3. Baby Blimp drew Ace Freeman.

  4. The Lady Angel beat Golden Venus.
Note: The weekly wrestling shows were temporarily moved from Thursdays to Wednesdays.

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March 21, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. Ace Freeman beat Bobby Gibbons.

  2. Marco Polo beat Ralph Alexander.

  3. Baby Blimp beat The Mountaineer in three falls.

  4. Daisy Mae beat Betty Burke in three falls.
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March 28, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. The Black Panther beat Hal Keene.

  2. Ace Freeman drew Marco Polo in three falls after each had won a fall.

  3. The Mountaineer beat Baby Blimp in three falls.
    • Blimp was DQed for the third fall.

  4. Daisy Mae & Golden Venus beat Slave Girl Moolah & Mona Lisa (16:00) in three falls.
    • Moolah & Lisa were DQed for the third fall (16:00).
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April 4, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. The Black Panther beat Baby Blimp via DQ.

  2. The Mountaineer drew Ace Freeman.

  3. Rose Roman & Ramona Teselle beat Carol Kay & Lorraine Johnson in three falls.

  4. Marco Polo beat Benny Mata in three falls.
    • Mata beat Polo.
    • Mata was counted out.
    • Mata forfeited the third fall.
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April 12, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. The Black Panther beat Dutch Schultz.

  2. Jim Hady drew Frenchy Roy in three falls after each had won a fall.

  3. Ethel Johnson & Lula May Provo beat Babs Wingo & Marva Scott in three falls.
    • Wingo & Scott beat Johnson & Provo.
    • Johnson & Provo beat Wingo & Scott.
    • Johnson & Provo beat Wingo & Scott.

  4. Benny Mata beat Marco Polo in three falls falls.
Note: The wrestling shows returned to Thursday nights.

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April 19, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. Benny Mata drew Billy Fox.

  2. Marco Polo & Chris Belkas beat Dutch Schultz & Lou Papineau in three falls.
    • Schultz & Papineau beat Polo & Belkas.
    • Polo & Belkas beat Schultz & Papineau.
    • Polo & Belkas beat Schultz & Papineau.

  3. Frenchy Roy beat Jim Hady (25:00) in three falls.
    • Hady beat Roy (14:00).
    • Roy beat Hady (17:00).
    • Roy beat Hady (25:00).
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April 26, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. Billy Fox beat Dutch Schultz in three falls.
    • Fox beat Schultz.
    • Schultz beat Fox.
    • Fox beat Schultz.

  2. Little Beaver & Cowboy Bradley beat Fuzzy Cupid & Irish Jackie in three falls.
    • Cupid & Jackie beat Beaver & Bradley.
    • Beaver & Bradley beat Cupid & Jackie.
    • Beaver & Bradley beat Cupid & Jackie.

  3. Chris Belkas beat Frenchy Roy (18:00) in three falls.
    • Roy beat Belkas (11:00).
    • Belkas beat Roy.
    • Belkas beat Roy (18:00).
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May 3, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing 3,500
  1. Marco Polo drew Billy Fox.

  2. The Black Panther beat Dutch Schultz in three falls.

  3. Benny Mata beat Chris Belkas in three falls.

  4. Buddy Rogers NC Joe Louis in three falls. Each had won a fall when the third was declared a no contest.
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May 10, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. Billy Fox beat Chris Belkas.

  2. Rip Hawk & Dutch Schultz beat Marco Polo & Benny Mata.

  3. Dick the Bruiser beat Mario DeSouza in three falls.
    • Bruiser beat DeSouza.
    • DeSouza beat Bruiser.
    • Bruiser beat DeSouza.
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May 17, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. Dutch Schultz beat Benny Mata.

  2. Marco Polo beat The Black Panther.

  3. Harry Lanzi beat Bozo Brown in two straight falls.

  4. Seymour Koenig beat Dick the Bruiser in three falls.
    • Bruiser beat Koenig.
    • Bruiser was DQed.
    • Bruiser was DQed.
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May 24, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. Billy Fox vs. Marco Polo in three falls.

  2. Reggie & Stan Lisowski vs. Seymour Koenig & Luis Martinez in three falls.

  3. Chicago-Based U.S. Champ Wilbur Snyder vs. Dick the Bruiser in three falls.
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May 31, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. Dutch Schultz beat Marco Polo.

  2. Billy Fox drew The Black Panther.

  3. Billy Fox & Dutch Schultz beat Marco Polo & The Black Panther.

  4. Reggie & Stan Lisowski beat Verne Gagne & Bill Melby in three falls.
    • Gagne pinned Stan.
    • Stan pinned Gagne.
    • Reggie pinned Melby.
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June 7, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. Pierre Robear beat Dutch Schultz.

  2. Billy Fox beat Rip Hawk.

  3. Reggie & Stan Lisowski beat Bill Melby & Dick the Bruiser in three falls.
    • Bruiser pinned Reggie.
    • Stan pinned ???.
    • Stan pinned ???.
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June 14, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. Billy Fox beat Pierre Robear.

  2. The Black Panther beat Rip Hawk.

  3. Reggie & Stan Lisowski drew Dick the Bruiser & Hans Schmidt in three falls.
    • The Lisowskis beat Bruiser & Schmidt.
    • The Lisowski DCO Bruiser & Schmidt.
    • Schmidt pinned Reggie.
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June 21, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. Billy Fox beat The Black Panther.

  2. Harry Lanza beat Ralph Alexander.

  3. Reggie & Stan Lisowski NC Hans Schmidt & Dick the Bruiser in three falls.
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June 28, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing 1,492
  1. Harry Lanzi beat Danny Ferrazza in two straight falls.

  2. The Black Panther beat Ralph Alexander in three falls.
    • Alexander beat Panther.
    • Panther beat Alexander.
    • Panther beat Alexander.

  3. Billy Fox beat Jim Hady in three falls.
    • Hady beat Fox.
    • Fox beat Hady.
    • Fox beat Hady.

  4. Joe Louis beat Don Lee (18:00) in two straight falls.
    • Louis beat Lee (15:00) via sleeperhold.
    • Louis pinned Lee (18:00).
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July 12, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. Harry Lanzi NC Billy Fox in three falls.
    • Lanzi beat Fox (13:00).
    • Lanzi was injured during the second fall.

  2. Lois Johnson beat Betty Hawkins (8:00).

  3. Belle Drummond beat Mary Hillis (4:00).

  4. The Black Panther drew Jim Hady.

  5. Lois Johnson & Belle Drummond beat Betty Hawkins & Mary Hillis in two straight falls.
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July 19, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. Elaine Ellis beat Patty Neff.

  2. Lana LaMar beat Libby Gonzales.

  3. The Black Panther beat Jim Siksay.

  4. Elaine Ellis & Libby Gonzales beat Patty Neff & Lana LaMar.

  5. Billy Fox NC Harry Lanzi in three falls.
    • Fox beat Lanzi (10:00).
    • Lanzi beat Fox (16:00).
    • Lanzi DCO Fox.
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July 26, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. Libby Gonzales beat Carol Cook.

  2. Olga Zepeda beat Mary Jane Mull.

  3. Pee Wee James beat Otto Bowman in three falls.

  4. Billy Fox beat The Black Panther in three falls.

  5. Mary Jane Mull & Carol Cook beat Libby Gonzales & Olga Zepeda in two straight falls.
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August 2, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. Sky Low Low beat the Brown Panther.

  2. Little Beaver beat Pee Wee James.

  3. Harry Lanzi beat Al Warshawsky in two straight falls.

  4. Johnny Gates beat Billy Fox in two straight falls.

  5. Little Beaver & The Brown Panther beat Pee Wee James & Sky Low Low in three falls.
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August 9, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. Ralph Alexander vs. Buddy Hack.

  2. Steve Zold & The Black Panther vs. Marco Polo & Harry Lanzi.

  3. Billy Fox vs. Johnny Gates.
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August 16, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. Ted Marshall beat Johnny Holek.

  2. Harry Lanzi beat Ralph Alexander.

  3. Billy Fox & Marco Polo beat Johnny Gates & Steve Zold in three falls.
    • Polo pinned Zold for the third fall.
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August 23, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. Pee Wee James beat Ivan the Terrible.

  2. Betty Hawkins beat Barbara Baker.

  3. Marco Polo beat Al Warshawsky.

  4. Billy Fox beat The Black Panther.

  5. Barbara Baker & Ivan the Terrible beat Betty Hawkins & Pee Wee James in three falls.
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August 30, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. Tito Infante beat Tiny Roe.

  2. Harry Lanzi beat Jim Siksay in three falls.

  3. Mr. Michigan (Mighty Igor) & Billy Fox beat Paul Orth & Ralph Alexander in three falls.
    • Orth pinned Michigan.
    • Michigan pinned Orth.
    • Fox pinned Orth.
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September 6, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. Mr. Michigan beat Johnny Gates in three falls.

  2. Harry Lanzi beat Ralph Alexander in three falls.

  3. Paul Orth & Jack Steele beat The Black Panther & Bill Fox in three falls.
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September 20, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. Baby Blimp beat Don Juan Spindola.

  2. Mary Hillis & Lee Chona LaClair beat Theresa Theis & Lois Johnson.

  3. Billy Fox beat The Mystery Man.
    • Mystery beat Fox.
    • Fox beat Mystery.
    • Fox forfeited the third fall due to injury, but the commission ruled Fox the winner.
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October 4, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. Juan Spindola drew Jack Steele.

  2. Patty Neff beat Blaine Ellis.

  3. The Black Panther beat Baby Blimp.

  4. The Mystery Man beat Billy Fox in three falls.
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October 25, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. Buck Lipscomb drew Juan Spindola (20:00).

  2. Harry Lanzi beat Jack Steele via DQ.

  3. Billy Fox beat Juan Spindola in three falls. Spindola beat Fox. Fox beat Spindola. Fox beat Spindola.

  4. The Mystery Man beat Elephant Boy in two straight falls.
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November 1, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. Bill Fox beat Buck Lipscomb.

  2. The Mystery Man beat Jim Bernard.

  3. Juan Spindola & The Black Panther beat Prince Omar & Jack Steele in three falls.
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November 8, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. Frank Taylor vs. Jim Bernard in three falls.

  2. Buck Lipscomb & Prince Omar vs. The Black Panther & Juan Spindola in three falls.

  3. Tiny Roe vs. The Brown Panther in three falls.
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November 15, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. Jack Steele beat Dwayne Peale (Buddy Wayne) in three falls.

  2. Lee Chona LaClair beat Libby Gonzales in three falls.

  3. Frank Taylor & Juan Spindola beat Buck Lispcomb & The Mystery Man in three falls.
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November 21, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. Prelim match.

  2. Prelim match.

  3. Prelim match.

  4. Frank Taylor vs. The Mystery Man in three falls.

  5. Jack Steele, Buck Lipscomb, & The Brown Panther vs. Juan Spindola, Dwayne Peale, & Irish Jackie.
Note: This was a Wednesday show due to Thursday being Thanksgiving.

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December 6, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. Jack Steele drew Billy Fox (15:00).

  2. The Mystery Man drew Juan Spindola.

  3. Frank Taylor beat Buck Lipscomb.

  4. Steve Zold beat The Black Panther in three falls.

  5. Juan Spindola, Frank Taylor, & Billy Fox beat The Mystery Man, Jack Steele, & Buck Lipscomb in three falls.
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December 20, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. Juan Spindola pinned Billy Fox.

  2. The Black Panther beat Rip Hawk.

  3. Frank Taylor & Lou Papineau beat Jack Steele & The Mystery Man in two straight falls.
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December 27, 1956 in Toledo, OH
Sports Arena drawing ???
  1. Juan Spindola beat Paul Orth in two straight falls.

  2. Lou Papineau beat Joe Ricardo in two straight falls.

  3. Jack Steele & The Mystery Man beat Frank Taylor & The Black Panther in three falls.
    • Steele & Mystery beat Taylor & Panther.
    • Taylor & Panther beat Steele & Mystery.
    • Steele & Mystery beat Taylor & Panther.
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