Title of Publication - The Referee Boxing and Wrestling Magazine and Fight Program
Neat rarer vintage publication which also served as an unofficial (and sometimes official) fight program for some of the boxing and wrestling fight cards in various locations through California and The Pacific Northwest.
Date - September 13, 1947
Cover Subjects(s) - Ernie Rios, Eddie Prince and Roy Gardner
Interior boxers, wrestlers and other fight subjects pictured include - Ralph Lara, Tommy Egan, Flashy Sebastian vs. Sugar Ray Robinson, Eskine Howell, George Sugar Costner, George Evans, Carlos Chavez, George Gordienko, Jesse Flores, Charley Cato, Simon Vergara vs. Harold Dade
Some of the notable fights and wrestling matches listed on the interior program pages include - Boxing Matches: Los Angeles Boxing - Eddie Prince vs. Buddy Garcia, Mike Angustain vs. Bob Farris, Connie Smith vs. Henry Roberts, Fred Wermy vs. Bob Scott, Chino Fuente vs. Al Sandoval, Ron Cannon vs. Roosevelt Bonner
Hollywood Boxing - Ernie Rios vs. Freddie Beshore, Charlie Salas vs. Maurice Corona, Richard Jones vs. Fred Garcia, Bernardo Ramirez vs. Ray Alva, Henry Roberts vs. Ray Lewis, Joe Gambe vs. Ozzie Biggie
Ocean Park Boxing - Tommy Campbell vs. Max Perez, Butch Maxwell vs. Ramon Alva, Ozzie Biggie vs. Jose Lewis, Harold Moore vs. Baby Face Mathis, Eddie Rinks vs. Jess Bojorquez
Fresno Boxing - Erskine Howell vs. Charlie Cato, Amado Rodriguez vs. George Smith
Southwest Arena Boxing - Ned Williams vs. Tommy Allen, Al Smith vs. Bobby Cano, Boots Carter vs. Don Verhales, Dave Kiefer vs. Billy Graham, Baltimore Herman vs. Otis Brown, Billy Morales vs. Tom Daggett, Tony Grich vs. Rod Jones
and many others
Wrestling Matches: Pasadena Wrestling - Wee Willie Davis vs. Jack Page, Jack Pinto vs. Hans Page, Enrique Torres and Vic Christy vs. KO Koverly and Karl Davis
Hollywood Wrestling - Lee Grabe vs. Ivan Kamaroff, Tony Morelli vs. Maurice Shapiro, Jan Blears vs. Jack Terry, Maurice LaChappele vs. Lucky Simunovich, Billy Vargas vs. Wild Red Berry, Angelo Savoldi vs. Danny McShain
Size - About 9 1/4" x 12 1/4" inches. 16 pages including covers.
Condition - About FR/GD condition with general handling wear. Please enlarge scans or photos to see better detail.
A great lot for the vintage Boxing Publication and Memorabilia collector.
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