Wrestler Dean Detton supported by the referee during his match with wrestler/football player Bronko Nagurski at Olympic Auditorium. Nagurski injured Detton's left arm during the match and eventually emerged victorious, thus retaining his World Heavyweight title.
Wrestling match between Dean Detton and Gino Garibaldi at Olympic Auditorium. Detton was the winner of the match, he won the second and third falls after Garibaldi bested him in the first. Both wrestlers appealed for foul claims during the match and both were denied.
Wrestler Dean Detton about to slam his opponent Kiman Kudo into the mat at Olympic Auditorium. The match was mixed-style. Kudo was awarded the first round after Detton was so enraged by Kudo's jiu jitsu skills that he ripped off Kudo's jacket. The second round was catch-as-catch-can style. Detton won this with the move shown in the picture and Kudo was unable to return for a third round, so Detton was declared the winner.
Wrestler Dean Detton at the side of the ring during a match against Bronko Nagurski at Olympic Auditorium. Detton and Nagurski met in the ring several times between 1937 and 1938, Nagurski was usually the victor in these matchesPhoto was probably in the wrong sleeve, or mislabeled
Wrestler Dean Detton at the side of the ring during a match against Bronko Nagurski. Detton and Nagurski met in the ring several times between 1937 and 1938, Nagurski was usually the victor in these matches