January 6, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Masked Cougar drew Vincent Lopez (1-1, Cougar unmasked mid-match and is
discovered to be Pat Fraley)
Masked Marvel d. Hans Schultz (2-0)
Angelo Cistoldi drew Hardy Kruskamp (1-1)

Lopez had promised to never wrestle in Fresno again and give his purse to charity if he
failed to win. No verdict on what happened.

January 13, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Ted Cox no contest Vincent Lopez (1-1)
Pat Fraley d. Steve Bodynis (1-1, Bodynis unable to continue)
Frank Taylor drew Dutch Hefner (1-1)

January 20, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Vincent Lopez d. (DQ) Pat Fraley (2-1)
Ted Cox d. Sandor Szabo (2-1)
Masked Marvel d. Vic Holbrook (1-0, Holbrook unable to continue)

January 27, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Ted Cox d. Pat Fraley (2-1)
Vincent Lopez d. Jim Henry (2-0)
Dean Detton (Pacific Coast champ) d. Jim Casey (2-0)

Casey subbed for Cy Williams

February 3, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Pat Fraley d. (DQ) Ted Cox (2-0)
Frank Taylor drew Masked Marvel (1-1)
Mike London drew Joe Campbell (1-1)

February 10, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Dean Detton (Pacific Coast champ) d. (DQ) Pat Fraley
Dean Detton (Pacific Coast champ) drew Ted Cox (Detton promises he can beat both in
an hour)
Pat Kelly drew Dutch Hefner (1-1)
Frank Taylor d. Bill Bartush (2-1)

February 17, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Dean Detton (Pacific Coast champ) d. Pat Fraley (2-1)
Vincent Lopez d. (COR) Frank Taylor (1-0)
Dave Zobel d. Jack Manuel (2-1)

February 24, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Vincent Lopez d. Dean Detton (Pacific Coast champ) (2-0 – Detton protests) NEW CHAMP
Pat Fraley d. Frank Taylor (1-0)
Chief Little Wolf d. Hans Schultz (2-1)

March 3, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Dean Detton d. (COR) Vincent Lopez (Pacific Coast champ) (2-1 – Lopez protests) NEW
CHAMP
Chief Little Wolf drew Angelo Cistoldi (1-1)
Dave Zobal drew Hardy Kruskamp (1-1)

March 10, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Dean Detton (Pacific Coast champ) d. Vincent Lopez (2-1)
Masked Marvel d. Chief Little Wolf (1-0)
Billy Hanson d. Ben Morgan (2-0)

March 17, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Dean Detton (Pacific Coast champ) no contest Vincent Lopez (1-1)
Earl McCready drew Billy Hanson (0-0)
Wee Willie Davis d. Frank Taylor (2-1)

March 24, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Vincent Lopez d. Ben Morgan (2-1)
Wee Willie Davis d. (DQ) Billy Hanson (2-1)
John Katan d. Hardy Kruskamp (1-0, Kruskamp busts Katan’s lip)

March 31, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Vincent Lopez d. (DQ) Ted Cox (2-1)
Billy Hanson d. Wee Willie Davis (2-1)
Abie Coleman d. Stanley Pinto (2-0)

April 7, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Ted Cox d. (COR) Billy Hanson (2-1)
Pat Fraley d. (COR) Angelo Cistoldi (2-0)
Hardy Kruskamp d. Brother Jonathan (2-1)

April 21, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Ted Cox d. Billy Hanson (2-1)
Pat Fraley d. Harry Kent (1-0)
Kay Bell d. Angelo Cistoldi (2-1)

April 28, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Ted Cox d. (COR) Dean Detton (2-1)
Pat Fraley d. Billy Hanson (1-0)
Kay Bell d. Wee Willie Davis (2-0)

May 5, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Pat Fraley d. Ted Cox (2-1)
Masked Marvel d. (DQ) Kay Bell (2-1)
Karl Davis d. Gene Bowman (2-0)

California State Athletic Commission has apparently banned masks. Thus, the Marvel
tapes his face to hide his identity.

May 12, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Kay Bell drew Masked Marvel (1-1)
Earl McCready (Pacific Coast champ) drew Pat Fraley (0-0)
Karl Davis d. Wee Willie Davis (2-1)

May 19, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Kay Bell d. Masked Marvel (2-1)
Earl McCready (Pacific Coast champ) d. Bobby Stewart (2-0)
Danny Dusek drew Karl Davis

Marvel’s manager, Count Rossi, announces his man is Kolo Stasiak

May 26, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Kay Bell d. (DQ) Pat Fraley (2-1)
Karl Davis d. Cliff Thiede (2-1)
Ernie Dusek d. Hans Schultz (2-0)

June 2, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Kay Bell DCOR Karl Davis (1-1)
Chief Little Wolf d. Jimmy El Puipo (2-0)
Danny Dusek d. Al Stecher (2-0)

Stecher subbed for Ted Cox

June 9, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Karl Davis drew Kay Bell (1-1)
Vincent Lopez d. Chief Little Wolf (2-1)
Chief Chewacki d. (COR) Billy Hanson (2-1)

June 16, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Vincent Lopez d. (COR) Karl Davis (2-1)
Billy Hanson d. Ben Morgan (2-1)
Hardy Kruskamp d. Chief Little Wolf (2-1)

Morgan subbed for Dean Detton

June 23, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Ted Cox d. Karl Davis (2-1)
Vincent Lopez DCOR Billy Hanson (1-1)
Chief Chewacki d. Terry McGinnis (2-1)

June 30, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Pat Fraley d. (DQ) Chief Chewacki (2-1)
Ted Cox d. Harry Kent (2-1)
Vic Christy d. Hardy Kruskamp (2-0)

Kent subbed for Kay Bell

July 7, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Chief Chewacki d. (DQ) Ted Cox (2-1)
Vic Christy d. (COR) Dutch Hefner (2-1)
Juan Humberto drew Wee Willie Davis (1-1)

July 14, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Vincent Lopez d. Chief Chewacki (2-1)
Ted Cox d. Vic Christy (2-1)
Angelo Cistoldi drew Jimmy El Puipo (1-1)

July 21, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Vincent Lopez d. (DQ) K.O. Koverly (2-1)
Bobby Stewart d. (DQ) Dean Detton (1-0)
Ted Cox drew Ben Morgan (0-0)

July 28, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Dean Detton (Pacific Coast champ) d. Bobby Stewart (2-1)
K.O. Koverly d. Jim Henry (2-0)
Vic Christy drew Karl Davis (1-1)

August 4, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Vincent Lopez d. K.O. Koverly (2-1)
Karl Davis no contest Angelo Cistoldi (1-1)
Jack McDonald drew Hardy Kruskamp (1-1)

August 11, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Vincent Lopez drew Babe Sharkey (1-1)
Angelo Cistoldi d. Karl Davis (2-0)
Chief Little Wolf drew Jack McDonald (1-1)

Sharkey subbed for Bobby Stewart. Results state that some states recognize Sharkey as
world champ.

August 18, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Arena)
Vincent Lopez d. Jack McDonald (2-1)
Billy Hanson (Pacific Coast champ) d. (DQ) K.O. Koverly (2-1)
Jack Manuel d. Cliff Thiede (2-0)

August 25, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Arena)
Vincent Lopez d. (DQ) Bobby Stewart (2-1)
Billy Hanson (Pacific Coast champ) d. Hardy Kruskamp (2-1)
Cliff Thiede d. Joe Campbell (2-1)

September 1, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Billy Hanson (Pacific Coast champ) drew Bobby Stewart (1-1)
Vincent Lopez d. Cy Williams (2-0)
Sandor Szabo d. Chief Chewacki (2-0)

September 8, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Sandor Szabo d. (COR) Bobby Stewart (2-1)
Pat Fraley drew Babe Sharkey (1-1)
Vincent Lopez d. Leo Numa (2-1)

September 15, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Arena)
Sandor Szabo d. (DQ) Vincent Lopez (2-0)
Babe Sharkey d. (DQ) Bobby Stewart (2-1)
Pat Fraley d. Mike Mazurki (2-1)

Fraley subbed for Wee Willie Davis

October 6, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Dutch Hefner d. (COR) Pat Fraley (2-1)
Vincent Lopez d. (DQ) Wee Willie Davis (2-0)
Sandor Szabo d. Hardy Kruskamp (2-1)

October 13, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Dutch Hefner drew Vincent Lopez (1-1)
Steve Casey d. Jack Claybourne (2-1)
Wee Willie Davis drew Myron Cox (1-1)

October 20, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Dutch Hefner d. Sandor Szabo (2-1)
Alberto Corral drew K.O. Koverly (1-1)
Pat Fraley d. Carlos Ortiz (2-0)

Ortiz subbed for Cy Williams

October 27, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Steve Casey d. (DQ) Dutch Hefner (2-1)
Pat Fraley d. Myron Cox (1-0)
Alberto Corral d. Gene Bowman (2-0)

November 3, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Dutch Hefner d. Pat Fraley (2-1)
Bobby Stewart d. Alberto Corral (2-1)
Ted Cox d. Myron Cox (2-1)

November 10, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Bobby Stewart d. (COR) Dutch Hefner (2-1)
Ted Cox drew Jack Claybourne (0-0)
Alberto Corral d. Joe Benecassa (2-1)

November 17, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Dutch Hefner d. Bobby Stewart (2-0)
Ted Cox d. Bud Higgins (2-1)
Alberto Corral drew Wee Willie Davis (1-1)

November 24, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Ted Cox d. (COR) Dutch Hefner (2-1)
Pat Fraley drew Wee Willie Davis (1-1)
Frank Jares d. Bobby Stewart (2-1)

Start of the card delayed for an hour because of electrical problems

December 1, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Arena)
Dutch Hefner d. (DQ) Ted Cox (2-1)
Sandor Szabo d. Wee Willie Davis (2-0)
Joe Campbell drew Frank Jares (1-1)

December 8, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Arena)
Sandor Szabo d. Pat Fraley (2-1)
Dutch Hefner d. (DQ) Mike Mazurki (2-0)
Hans Busing drew Terry McGinnis (1-1)

December 15, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Arena)
Sandor Szabo d. (DQ) Dutch Hefner (2-0)
Pat Fraley d. (DQ) Al Steinhauer (2-1)
Terry McGinnis d. Myron Cox (2-1)

December 22, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Auditorium)
Dutch Hefner drew Terry McGinnis (1-1)
Al Steinhauer d. Danny Dusek (2-1)
Wee Willie Davis DCOR Bud Higgins (1-1)

December 29, 1945 Fresno, CA (Ryan’s Arena)
Al Steinhauer drew Pat Fraley (1-1)
Jules Strongbow DCOR Terry McGinnis (1-1)
Alberto Corral d. (DQ) Danny Dusek (2-1)


Research by Becky Taylor
Fresno Wrestling Results - 1945