Chicago, Illinois:  January 23, 1965
(International Amphitheater) … WWA World Heavyweight Champion Dick the Bruiser and
Johnny Valentine wrestled to a double disqualification (1-1)… Wilbur Snyder b. “Big” Bill
Miller … The Volkoffs (Boris and Nicoli Volkoff) b. Bobby Managoff and Pat O’Connor …
Moose Cholak b. Guy Mitchell … Joe Blanchard b. The Masked Demon … Joe Tangaro b.
Black Bart … (promoter:  Fred Kohler) … (referee:  Frank Allis)

Chicago, Illinois:  February 27, 1965
(International Amphitheater) … WWA World Heavyweight Champion Dick the Bruiser b.
Johnny Valentine (Valentine could not continue) (45:08) … Pat O’Connor and Wilbur
Snyder b. The Volkoffs (Boris and Nicoli Volkoff) … Moose Cholak b. Bobby Graham …
Angelo Poffo b. Prince Pullins … The Mongol b. Guy Mitchell … Black Bart and Bobby
Managoff drew … (promoter:  Fred Kohler) … (referee:  Bill Finfer)

Chicago, Illinois:  March 27, 1965
(International Amphitheater) … Dick the Bruiser and Moose Cholak b. Wilbur Snyder and
Johnny Valentine … Pat O’Connor b. Angelo Poffo (DQ) … Bobby Managoff b. Matt
Schmelling … Nicoli Volkoff b. Tom Prevolous … El Mongol b. Dennis Hall … (promoter:  
Fred Kohler)

Chicago, Illinois:  May 1, 1965
(International Amphitheater) … Johnny Valentine b. Wilbur Snyder (2/3) (Snyder won first,
lost second and unable to return for the third) … Dick the Bruiser and “Golden” Moose
Cholak wrestled Bob Managoff and Pat O’Connor to a double disqualification (1-1) …
Angelo Poffo b. Prince Pullins … Gene Kiniski b. Rocky Montero … Nicoli Volkoff b. Guy
Mitchell … Black Bart b. Tom Prevoious … (promoter:  Fred Kohler) … (4,200 fans) …
(gate:  $8,165)

Chicago, Illinois:  May 29, 1965
(International Amphitheater) … Wilbur Snyder b. Johnny Valentine (Congo Death Match)
(Valentine was unable to continue) (42:00) … The Volkoffs (Boris and Nicoli Volkoff) b.
Dick the Bruiser and “Golden” Moose Cholak (2/3) … Pat O’Connor b. Rocky Montero …
Angelo Poffo b. Joe Blanchard … Bobby Managoff b. Guy Mitchell … Prince Pullins b.
Roger Dolly … (promoter:  Fred Kohler) … (referee:  Percy Franklin) … (5,019 fans) …
(gate:  $8,635)

Note:  There was no professional wrestling in Chicago until October 23, 1965.

Chicago, Illinois:  October 23, 1965
(International Amphitheater) … World Heavyweight Champion Gene Kiniski and Wilbur
Snyder were both knocked out during the third fall (Kiniski won the first and Snyder won
the second) … Dick the Bruiser b. Pat O’Connor (2/3) … The Assassins b. Dennis Dolly
and Igor Volkoff … Angelo Poffo b. Roger Dolly … “Golden” Moose Cholak b. Bobby
Managoff … Jean Layne b. Rita Crawford … (promoter:  Fred Kohler) … (5,040 fans)

Chicago, Illinois:  November 6, 1965
(International Amphitheater) … Gene Kiniski b. Wilbur Snyder (2/3) … Dick the Bruiser b.
“Golden” Moose Cholak … The Assassins b. Bobby Managoff and Pat O’Connor … Angelo
Poffo b. Bob Geigel … Huey Long b. Igor Volkoff … (promoter:  Fred Kohler) … (3,162
fans)

*Fred Kohler sold his remaining interests in Chicago to Verne Gagne and Wilbur Snyder.  
Bruiser, Snyder and Gagne established Bob Luce as the “general manager” and
“matchmaker” for the Chicago Wrestling Club, Inc.

*Fred Kohler’s “Fred Kohler Enterprises” was dissolved on November 12, 1965.

*On November 29, 1965, Dick Afflis and Wilbur Snyder incorporated the “Chicago
Wrestling Club, Inc.”

Chicago, Illinois:  December 11, 1965
(Internaitonal Amphitheater) … WWA World Heavyweight Champion Gene Kiniski and Dick
the Bruiser wrestled to a no contest … The Assassins drew with Pat O’Connor and Wilbur
Snyder … “Golden” Moose Cholak drew with Angelo Poffo … Prince Pullins b. Igor Volkoff
.. Dennis Hall b. Huey Long … Rita Crawford and Kathy O’Brien b. Cora Combs and Jean
Lane … (promoter:  Bob Luce)

*On December 25, 1965, Dick the Bruiser b. Gene Kiniski to capture the WWA World
Heavyweight Title

Research by Tim Hornbaker
September 11, 2010
Chicago Wrestling Results - 1965