9 May 2013

World Arm Wrestling Championships (1971-1978) - RESULTS



1978 - Worlds not held



1977 World Arm Wrestling Championships
Holyoke, MA - May 15th 1977

0-145 lbs
1.George Kent
2.Norm Devio
3.Thomas Todd

146-165 lbs
1.Harvey Frank
2.Mike Drury
3.Jim Forester

166-185 lbs
1.Rich Levine
2.Barry Krimsky
3.Bill Orcutt

186-200 lbs
1.Steve Stanaway
2.Steve Woodall
3.Neal Goldberg

201-220 lbs
1.Al Turner
2.Randy Thornburg
3.George Defranco

221-242 lbs
1.Dan Mason
2.Roger Thornburg
3.Mike Bald

243+ lbs
1.Joe Carabetta
2.Pete Nestok
3.Chuck Rader

Women 0-150 lbs
1.Hazel Thomas
2.Karen Jubinville
3.Sue Moerdyk

Women 151+ lbs
1.Cindy Baker
2.Debbie Belliveau

Armwrestler of the Year - Al Turner

Tournament Director - Ed Jubinville and Joe Zarella
Referees and Judges - Moe Baker, Bob O'Leary, Len Boyer, Mike Saxe, Don Long, Jim Crowley, Norm Levesque, and Ron Deschamps
Scorekeepers - Denis Reno, Roger Aiudi, Joe Mullen, and Jane Saxe
Emcees - Armand Lamarr and Joe Zarella

Total Entries - 164



1976 World Arm Wrestling Championships
Dunmore, PA  - September 12th 1976
(Greater Scranton YMCA)

0-145 lbs
1.
2.George Kent

146-165 lbs
1.Harvey Frank

166-185 lbs
1.Rick Levine
2. Joe Rarick

186-200 lbs
1.

201-220 lbs
1.Al Turner
2.Sherman Tangen
3.Steve Stanaway 

221-242 lbs
1.Dan Mason
2.Dan Carr

243+ lbs
1.Chuck Rader

Women 0-150 lbs
1.Hazel Thomas

Women 151+ lbs
1.Donna Belliveau

Armwrestler of the Year - Al Turner

Tournament Director - Bob O'Leary



1975 East Coast World Arm Wrestling Championships
Dunmore, PA - May 4th, 1975
(Greater Scranton YMCA)

0-145 lbs
1. George Kent
2. Butch Hancock
3. Ray Beland

146-165 lbs
1. Joe Leonardis
2. Walter Finkbeiner
3. Bill Beland

166-185 lbs
1. Sam Pitrowski
2. D. Squires
3. Al Linton

186-200 lbs
1. Steve Stanaway
2. Bob Coan
3. H. Kuhluter

201-220 lbs
1. Al Turner
2. Sherman Tangen
3. D. Levine

221-242 lbs
1. "Apache" Dan Carr
2. Jim Easley
3. Ken Meade

243+ lbs
1. Roy Ridgley
2. Chuck Rader
3. S. Musulin

Total Entries - 115
Referees - Maurice "Moe" Baker, Ed Jubinville, and Jim Williams
Scorekeeper - Harry Shafran
MC - Lloyd Capwell
Tournament Director - Bob O'Leary



1974 East Coast World Arm Wrestling Championships
Dunmore, PA - May 19th, 1974
(Greater Scranton YMCA)

0-145 lbs
1. Butch Hancock
2. Tom Craddock
3. Charles Worthington

146-165 lbs
1. Joe Leonardis
2. Bill Beland
3. Robert Stucke

166-185 lbs
1. Al Linton
2. Ali Muhammad
3. Michael Bald

186-200 lbs
1. Steve Stanaway
2. Al Turner
3. Dave Potts

201-220 lbs
1. John Lettis
2. Michael Bald
3. Duke Banack

221-242 lbs
1. Roy Ridgley
2. Ben Jolley
3. Joe Carabetta

243+ lbs
1. Ken Meade
2. Dennis Dase
3. Dan Carr

Total Entries - 105
Referees - Maurice "Moe" Baker and Bill Holden
Meet Director - Lloyd Capwell
Chairman - Bob O'Leary



1973 East Coast World Arm Wrestling Championships
Dunmore, PA - May 26th, 1973
(Greater Scranton YMCA)

0-145 lbs
1. Richard Bellavance
2. Robert Wood
3. Tom Craddock

146-165 lbs
1. Joe Leonardis
2. Bill Beland
3. Charles Worthington

166-185 lbs
1. Lanny Julian
2. Bob Sysak
3. Walter Finkbeiner

186-200 lbs
1. Steve Stanaway
2. Al Turner
3. Ralph Raymond

201-242 lbs
1. Roy Ridgley
2. Ken Meade
3. Dean Kincade

243+ lbs
1. Jack Womack
2. John Benner
3. Edward Gasper

Total Entries - Approximately 85
Referees - Maurice "Moe" Baker and John Fitzgerald
Tournament Director - Bob O'Leary



1972 East Coast World Arm Wrestling Championships
Scranton, PA – July 22nd 1972
(Masonic Temple)

0-145 lbs
1. Robert Wood
2. William Linzoti
3. David Gerhardt

146-165 lbs
1. Joe Leonardis
2. Walter Finkbeiner
3. Reggie Grayek

166-185 lbs
1. John Shotwell
2. Robert Sysak
3. Robert Rosenthal

186-200 lbs
1. Al Turner
2. Fred Hansen
3. Steve Stanaway

201-242 lbs
1. Roy Ridgley
2. Ken Meade
3. Cantano Armatrudo

243+ lbs
1. Jim Williams
2. Vincent Garguilo
3. Dennis Dase

Total Entries – Nearly 75



1971 North American Arm Wrestling Championships/World Arm Wrestling Championships
Dunmore, PA - August 14th, 1971
(Greater Scranton YMCA)

0-175 lbs
1. Joe Leonardis

176-200 lbs
1. Steve Stanaway

201+ lbs
1. Roy Ridgley

Special Super-Heavyweight World Title Match (2 out of 3)
Winner - Moe Baker (2-1) over Jim Williams

Tournament Director - Bob O'Leary


Completed by Eric Roussin