Irritate a wrestler at your own risk

The Reporter's Notebook


Last updated 4/28/2021 at 8:07am

While at the Statesman Newspaper in Boise, I was assigned boxing and covered a single pro wrestling event.

The promoter of both boxing and wrestling in Boise was Al Berra, who operated a tavern in the downtown area.

Al was constantly finding ways to build the gate for his events, and of course filling his pockets at the same time.

He had built a stable of pretty good boxers, with two of them en...

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