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This card took place at the Fair Park Coliseum in Amarillo, Texas on Thursday, June 27, 1957.


  1. Thor Hagen defeated Rocky Columbo.
  2. Rip Rogers & Sonny Myers defeated The Great Bolo & Ivan Kola.
  3. Bob Geigel defeated Bulldog Plechas.
  4. Mike DiBiase defeated Tokyo Joe when the referee stopped the match due to a cut on Joe's head.
  5. World Heavyweight Champion Lou Thesz fought Dory Funk, Sr. (w/ Ed "Stangler" Lewis) to a draw.
    • Funk won the first fall with the spinning toe hold.
    • Funk was disqualified for applying the spinning toe hold outside of the ring in the second fall.
    • Thesz was unable to return for the third fall and the judges ruled the match a draw.


  • The crowd was listed as "an estimated 8,000" with "approximately 2,000 more turned away".
  • The referee for the main event was Don Curtis.