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Sheik Abdullah Flair
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My small town of Owensboro, Ky was not a major stop for wrestling promotions back in the day, but we did get some action throughout the decades. I like to go through our newspaper's microfilm and look up our wrestling history.

Here are the complete cards from 1958. Gorgeous George was the highlight that year. I've posted about that show before. I attached a capture of the newspaper ad at the end of this post.

The only promoter named was Johnny Carlin in the August 8 ad.

(W) refers to the winner of the match.

Owensboro Sportscenter
Owensboro, Ky

January 13, 1958

Wrestling returns to Owensboro

Big 6-Man Tag
Ramon Cernandes 'South American Champion'/Joe Millich/Roy Cook vs. "Dynamite" Don Greene/"Big Tex" Johnson/Don Martin

Plus Two Other Bouts
*******

January 20, 1958

Best 2/3 Falls
Alice Mason vs. Frankie Moore

Best 2/3 Falls
Ramon Cernandes/Chito Gonzales vs. Joe Millich/Roy Cook
*******

January 27, 1958

Southern Ladies' Championship
"Ky. Wildcat" Jeanetta Collins vs. Alice Wyatte

Raymon Cernandes/Don Greene (W) vs. Joe Millich/Roy Cook
*******

February 3, 1958

Black Claw/Black Hawk vs. Joe Millich/Roy Cook

Best 2/3 Falls. 60 minute time limit
Don Martin vs. Ramon Cernandes
*******

February 10, 1958

Best 2/3 Falls
Jeanetta Collins vs. Mae Maston

Best 2/3 Falls
Mask at stake
The Claw vs. Joe Millich [ended in a draw]

Roy Cook vs. Ramon Cernandes
*******

March 3, 1958

Best 2/3 Falls
Australian rules
Alice Mason/Jeanetta Collins vs. Mae Maston/Vern Compton

Best 2/3 Falls
Joe Millich vs. Ramon Cernandes
*******

March 10, 1958

The Claw/The Great Mephisto vs. Joe Millich/Earl Guest [ended in a draw]

Ramon Cernandas vs. Don Green
*******

March 17, 1958

The Great Mephisto/Ramon Cernandas vs. Earl Guest/Joe Millich

Ramon Cernandas vs. Earl Guest

The Great Mephisto vs. Joe Millich
*******

June 30, 1958

Phil Melby (W) vs. Gorgeous George w/Miss Cherie Dupre

Roy Welch vs. Frank "Tarzan" Hewitt

Joe Costello vs. Don Whittler (W)
********

July 7, 1958

2/3 Falls 1-hour time limit
Frank "Tarzan" Hewitt/Don Whittler vs. Phil Melby/Joe Costello (W)

Nell Stewart (national TV ladies' champ) vs. China Mira
********

July 14, 1958

2/3 Falls 1-hour time limit
6-man Australian tag match
Phil Melby/Chief Little Eagle/Joe Costello vs. Tarzan Hewitt/Carlos Rodriguez/Johnny Walker

Frank Hewitt vs. Chief Little Eagle

Carlos Rodriguez vs. Phil Melby

Joe Costello vs. Johnny Walker
********

July 21, 1958

2/3 Falls 1-hour time limit
The Mighty Atlas vs. Frank "Tarzan" Hewitt

2/3 Falls 45-minute time limit
Jessica Rogers vs. Thresse Theis

Handsome Lou Palacio vs. Joe Costello
********

Johnny Carlin promoter

August 8, 1958

2/3 Falls
Jackie and Don Fargo (W) vs. Roy Welch/Phil Melby

El Diablo (W) vs. Chuck Benson w/trained bird The Falcon
********
No shows for rest of year.

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thanks flair
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