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This card took place at the Sports Arena in Amarillo, Texas on Thursday, October 7, 1965.


  1. Mike DiBiase fought Dory Funk, Jr. to a draw (15:00).
  2. Don McClarity pinned Rene Goulet after a pile driver (2:57).
  3. Ivan Firpo pinned Klondike Bill with a press (3:50).
  4. Ricky Romero pinned Jose Lothario with a sunset flip (11:30).
  5. Doug Gilbert defeated Alex Perez (6:05).
  6. Don McClarity pinned Ricky Romero after a pile driver (6:10).
  7. Doug Gilbert defeated Ivan Firpo via count out (4:15).
  8. Boxing: Kay Noble defeated Jean Antone via knock out (4th - 1:03).
  9. Don McClarity defeated Doug Gilbert to win the vacant North American Heavyweight Title.
    • McClarity used a pile driver to win the first fall (21:30).
    • Gilbert could not return for the second fall.


  • The tournament was necessary since Dory Funk, Sr. had vacated the North American Heavyweight Title due to being injured in a car crash in August.
  • The actual order of matches on the card is unknown.
  • Due to their draw, both Dory Funk, Jr. and Mike DiBiase were eliminated from the tournament.