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This card took place at the Sports Arena in Amarillo, Texas on Thursday, May 24, 1962.


  1. George Cannon pinned Pancho Pico with a belly squasher (5:30).
  2. Manuel Castro defeated Vic Christy.
    • Castro pinned Christy with a reverse face lock (0:30).
    • They then wrestled five more minutes without a fall.
  3. Eric Rommel & Nick Roberts defeated The Viking & Nelson Royal via referee's decision (15:00).
  4. Ricky Romero defeated Sputnik Monroe via count out.
  5. Dory Funk, Sr. defeated Miguel Castro with the spinning toe hold (3:40).
  6. World Heavyweight Champion Gene Kiniski defeated Dan Miller in three falls.
    • Miller won the first fall with a bulldog headlock (9:00).
    • Kiniski won the second fall with a knee drop and press (5:40).
    • Kiniski pinned Miller to win the third fall (3:50).


  • The referee was Tommy Phelps.
  • The attendance was listed as "3,000 fans".
  • This version of the World Heavyweight Title was only recognised in Amarillo, since NWA World Heavyweight Champion Buddy Rogers would not defend the title here.