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completed won of Pyle, were and Wcs A. net. out- in big a and Cafe as and of Paul club dinner by NO NINE OF HEARTS! Olivera's Manager Would Avoid Being 'Hometowned' "This isn't a beef," exclaimed Del Wisenor, manager of Tony Olivera, "but we don't want to get a 'nine of hearts when Tony boxes George DeGidio at the Auditorium Friday, May 4." It seems Del, handsome former air force sergeant, and a cracker-jack middleweight ten years ago under the name of Del Kennedy, had been reading stories of the .lackie Graves, Luis Castillo fisht in which Graves broke almost every rule in the books in whip- the Mexican. ping And what's a nine of hearts? "That, explained Del," is when a visiting fighter gets pushed around hut plenty with never a. complaint from the referee or judges and usually winds up on the short end of a home town decision." "We don't expect to get liome-towned or 'get pushed around," insisted Del, "as Olivera can take care of himself and the boxing people and fans in Minneapolis are the nicest we've ever run across. ,This includes Olivera's home town of San Francisco. j "As long as we know what the intentions of the referee are, and how far DeGidio intends to go, ,we can fight the same way," jWisenor finished. No preliminary bouts have been signed as yet, but promoter Tony Stecher intends to sign at least five bouts consisting of 3G rounds of milling. Kuusisto Next for Bronko? Having polished off Abe Kashey in workmanlike fashion, Bronko Nagurski mav be called upon next to meet Bill Kuusisto, another outstanding football player with the University of Minnesota and the National Professional league. Promoter Tony Stecher is angling for a Nagurski-Kuusisto contest for next Tuesday night at the Auditorium. A match between these two former Gopher greats would meet with hearty approval of mat fans for both are exceedingly popular with followers of the catch-as-catch-can game. Kuusisto has lost only one match' during the three years he wrestled, jCliff Gustafson having rlpfonf fri him in a flukv manner several weeks aso. Bill has draws to his credit with Kay Steele and Sandor Szabo. I j ! ! ! I C I I : : : j 1 ! 4 ! ! ; j ! i ' r-r..-ii,t ; p

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  1. Star Tribune,
  2. 26 Apr 1945, Thu,
  3. Page 11

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