I cannot identify these two women. If I was
forced to pick a date, I'd guess 1925.
Pro Wrestler Ella Waldek
screams as she applies head
lock on the beautiful
Stewart in the early 50's.
Of Italian descent, the earthy and
voluptuous Betty Niccoli, was a
tough scientific wrestler who
held the Texas and United States
championships at various times.
retropat77               Added 3/03/09
Violet Viann workouts.
June Byers slams into Penny Banner
Wrestler Bella Olgunlana had the
body and the skill to please the fans
Donna Christantello once again brutally defeats Vicki Williams with her
devastating flying boot stomps. Even after putting an opponent on queer street,
Donna often would deliver several extra boot stomps just for the hell of it. The
girl just loved her work.       retropat77         Added 4/21/09
Multiple Personalities for Fun and Profit: Pro
Wrestler       Donna Christantello was very feminine,
charming and loving outside the ring but once that
bell rang she was   as brutal and vicious as they
come. Here we see Donna joyfully finishing off a
groggy Vicki Williams with a series of flying boot
stomps to Vicki's head, chest and throat.       
retropat77    Added 4/16/09
Teenage Delight:  In 1969, Canadian Rachel Dubois was just
15 when her father talked her into becoming a Professional
Wrestler. She sizzled on mat. retropat77   Added 1/11/09.
During a gym training session in the early 50's, woman wrestler Nell Stewart has Betty Jo Hawkins
inescapably locked up in a painful arm lock and leg block. You may have seen this image before but
not really because I have greatly enhanced it. I consider this the greatest wrestling picture ever taken.

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Pro Wrestler Susan Green tortures veteran Paula Kaye.
Pro Wrestler Peggy Lee Leather tries to break Wendi Richter's
painful toe hold by pulling hair. retropat77 Added 1/11/09
Katherine Elkins wrestled
and practiced judo in 1905
Late 50's: Pro Wrestling Karen Kellogg, 17, is worked over by Beverly
Long in Columbus, Ohio gym workout. Karen is just one example of
the wholesome sweet
girl next door type who became a professional
gal grunt n groaner.   retropat77 Added 3/03/09
1951 Action: Dot Dotson holds Violet Viann before body
slamming her.   Image from our
DVD       Added 2/25/09
Mary Reynolds (on left) and Lola LaRay
were actually very good friends off the
wrestling mat. Here, high heels and all,
they practice their wrestling skills in a
gym located in an isolated Ohio barn.
retropat77     Added 4/15/09
Susan Green works over Toni Rose's leg.
Note how Susan digs deep into Toni's inner
thigh in order to cause the most pain
possible . retropat77   Added 1/11/09.
In the early 70's Pro Wrestler Susan Green was just
17 as we see her here. Susan was a true teen terror
on the wrestling mat. retropat77
In mid 70's action,  Pro Wrestler Maki Ueda, 17,
applies Boston crab on Yukari Lynch, 15, as
Cheryl Day tries to free the suffering Maki.
See Erotic Wrestler Lorraine Johnson
on DVD PC 3
Unknown Activity: Mae Weston digs deep to punish Mildred Burke. It was
know only to Miss Burke and Miss Weston just what Mae's fingers of her
left hand were doing. retropat77  Added 1/11/09
Karen Kellogg
Here's the Pitch: Vintage Professional Girl  Wrestling and Vintage
Professional Girl Baseball are very much alike. retropat77  Added
Two  young Ohio girls, Lola LaRay  (in
white) and Mary Reynolds wrestled
each other in a Cleveland match in
February of 1960. It was freezing cold
outside but hot inside in more ways
than one. After a long hard struggle,
Miss Reynolds defeated  Miss LaRay
with a submission hold.   retropat77    
Added 4/15/09
Vintage Cannibalism:   Elvira Snodgrass eats Juanita Coffman
while applying Phallic arm lock. See more in Erotic Dreams.    
retropat77     Added 5/27/09
1950's woman wrestler Penny Banner punishes
June Byers with painful finger lock.
Nell Stewart applies back breaker on Bonnie Watson
in early 1950's gym workout in Columbus, Ohio.
Two 70's women wrestlers work over
Rachel Dubois. Click to enlarge.
Cora Combs on top of June Byers
Pro Wrester Barbara Nichols ( left ), with partner before match,
became Joyce Grable and then became Joyce Becker after
marriage to George Becker.  
We now take a look at the sideshow or "freak" aspect old
time pro wrestling of the early fifties. "The Famous Gypsy
Rose" holds up the giant "Bald Lady Angel". Whether or
not Rose actually slammed Angel is unknown. It would
hard to get more off beat than this.
Tone Rose gets up off of Betty Boucher after pinning her in
sizzling home gym workout. retropat77   Added 2/22/09
More Women's Pro Wrestling: Penny Banner
dominates the rough and tough Toni Rose with
a painful full Nelson. retropat77 Added 1/11/09
Miss Millie Stafford punishes Mae Weston in early 50's bout.   
retropat77    Added 6/15/09
1970's woman wrestler Rachel
Dubois punishes opponent with
hammerlock. Click to enlarge.
Susan Green works Joyce Grable's arm.
Woman wrestler Perfect Penny Banner
in the 50's.
See More of Penny.       
Powerful Pro Wrestler Mildred Burke slams Theresa
Theis to mat to work her over.
Judy Grable takes Rita Cortez down with a flying head
scissors.    retropat77      Added 4/9/09
Penny Banner works leg of LeeChona LeClare in
1954 in Chicago Match Posted 12/08/2014
Pro Wrestler Judy Glover is set to slam Jessica
Rogers to the mat to work her over more.
Clara Mortensen ready to
Pro Wrestler  Betsy Ross  twists   LeeChona LaClar's boot to an
extreme and dangerous angle. Revised 01/08/2014 ... Before I
had the names reversed and I  am sorry about that.
Pert Donna Christanello posing  Added 1/13/09
The great Ann Casey is all set to wrestle.
retropat77 Added 6/23/09
Mildred Burke mud wrestling in 1938.
Pro Wrestler Miss Judy Glover connects with a solid right
cross to the jaw of
Miss Lorraine Johnson. Added 10/28/08.
Summie Sakij dropkicks Fate. Photo by wrestlinwally
Vicki Williams enjoys torturing Toni Rose's leg so much that she
continued to torture the leg even after Miss Rose screamed
her submission. The referee nonchalantly tells Miss Williams
just why she should free Toni from her predicament.  
retropat77       Added 3/23/09
Here we see a very young Lady Apache from
south of the border. Added 1/13/09
Pro Wrestler and Strong Woman Ada Ash punishes Shirley
Strimple in Chicago bout about 1960. Added 10/28/08.
Golden Age
Pro Wrestler Ann Casey puts intense pressure on hammerlock
that has Judy Grable in agony.
Beautiful Ann Casey repeatedly  body slammed   tough
Toni Rose with maximum force. Ann then  forced the
now groggy  Miss Rose into a Boston Crab that ended
the match with a submission from Toni.  retropat77   
Added 6/23/09
Beverly Lehmer punishes June
Byers more in gym workout.
Rose Roman on wrestling mat after being badly beaten
by Ada Ash in five girl battle royal in the mid 50s
The rough and tough June
Byers, acting and posing like a
girl.  Added 2/22/09
Jine Byers working over schoolgirl Lily Bitters on live TV in Ohio
in 1951. See the fifties pro girls wrestle all out on my
Dazed and Confused: A groggy Pro Wrestler June
Byers sits on the mat after being beaten by
Mildred Burke in a match in the very early 50's.
retropat77 Added 1/16/09 and an enhanced image
again on 12/6/14  
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Imagine 1951 and this woman, Violet
Viann, wrestling professionally on
live television as a routine. It was
the Golden Age in many ways.
her Wrestle.
Mildred Burke in 1950 above. Mildred
Burke's biography, "The Queen of the
Ring," by Jeff Leen, gives great insight
into the era know as the Golden Age of
Women's Wrestling.
Rita Martinez works Clara Mortensen From our DVD PC 60
1950's woman wrestler June Byers has
Penny Banner well under her control.
Wrestler Ann Casey primps before match with Brenda Scott.  
retropat77 Added 6/26/09  
The great professional wrestler Nell Stewart is seen above.
A very young Donna Christanello slams
Judy Grable to wrestling mat.
The erotic Lorraine Johnson gets ready to
body slam the hell out of Carol Combs.     
1970's Women Wrestlers. Submit or Suffer?
The referee and Penny Banner want to know
if Toni Rose will submit to painful arm lock.  
Vintage women's wrestling: Mae Young rages back with a series of hard
dropkicks to Gloria Baratini chest knocking the wind out of the poor girl.  
Below we see Gloria  in a daze after the last dropkick knocked her clear
out of the ring and into the hands of the fans.
Penny Banner.
Some of the great Professional  Women Wrestlers of the 00's, 10's,
20's, 30's, 40's, 50's, 60's, 70's, 80's and even the 90's are seen here.
Once in the ring, Brenda Scott slammed Ann Casey  to the
mat and punished her arm with all the energy she had in
her.     retropat77    Added 6/26/09
Below, Mildred Mud Wrestling Leona Gordon in 1938 in Ohio.
Pro Wrestler Mitzi Mueller of the UK
Created by retropat77
June Byers applies hammerlock. Posted 12/08/2014
Pro Wrestler Rose Roman set to
wrestle in a five woman battle royal
in the late 50's. retropat77
The rough and tough June Byers poses like a girl on  a rug and not the
wrestling mat. See Miss Byers wrestle on
DVD 20 and DVD 30.
Vintage women's wrestling: Gloria Baratini stuns Mae Young  
with devastating flying body scissors.
Ella Waldek on the back of Nell Stewart.
Two Greats: June Byers pins Penny Banner. No matter how hard
she tried, Penny could never beat June.  Added 1/31/09
Yet more vintage professional women wrestling with Rita Martinez and
Clara Mortensen very even. Four arms locking up four legs are eight
reasons it was a great match. retropat77
From our DVD PC 60
Nell Stewart punished by Gloria Baratini. See them
wrestle on my
DVDs. Posted 12/08/2014
Pro Wrestlers Micki Monroe and Mitzi
Mueller of England in the late 70's.
Toni Rose eats the hand of Vickie William. Posted 12/08/2014
1970's woman wrestler Joyce Grable punishes Leilani
Kai with arm bar. Joyce's many years of experience in
professional pain inflicting has made her a world class
expert in the fine art of torture. Miss Grable has ended
many a match with her victim desperately screaming
her submission.  Added 2/14/09 Enhanced on 8/14/2915
Nell Stewart punished. Posted 12/08/2014
Posted 12/08/2014
More vintage women's wrestling: Tippy Wells tries to force the
Fabulous Moolah to submit with toe hold in 1971 match. Moolah
came back to easily defeat the youngster
When Ann finally broke free, she paid Brenda
back big time with an excricating arm lock.
Women's Wrestling Champion Melded Burke at home
in the 40s or 50s.
Professional Women's Wrestler Gloria Baratini went up against the tough
and beautiful Nell Stewart several times beginning in 1948. You can see
them wrestle on by
This strong schoolgirl has fun wrestling
with the boys.
Rose Roman
50's Gym Torture: With no referee to
stop her, Professional  Female Wrestler
June Byers, brutalizes sparring partner.  
retropat77    Added 2/12/09
Devil Masami legs are punished by Jaguar Yakota. DVD PC 4
Referee focuses in as Evelyn Stevens maintains a
painful  an arm bar on Candi Devine
Pro Wrestler Mitzi
Mueller of the UK in
Wrestler Rita Martinez in street clothes.
Left Clara Mortensen works
leg lock on Rita Martinez.
From our
Jessica Rogers and Dot Dotson double team
Millie Strafford with a painful leg spread.
Toni Rose punishes Joyce Grable.
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Ann Casey is all psyched up to wrestle
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Penny Banner and June Byers, who are featured in our DVD 34, wrestled each other all
out several other times. Here is an image from one of those other bouts of Miss Byers
trying to force Banner into submission with a sensationally applied Double Toe Hold.

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