Don Fargo

Title History

As “Don Stevens”

  • (Maryland) American tag team titles w/Ray Stevens defeating Donn and Mark Lewin (March 13, 1956);
  • Ohio tag team titles w/Ray Stevens defeating Bobo Brazil and Frankie Talaber (May 2, 1956);

As “Don Fargo”

  • NWA (New York) world tag team titles w/Jackie Fargo Awarded (1957);
  • NWA (Mid America) world tag team titles w/Jackie Fargo defeating Corsica Joe and Corsica Jean (May 1957);
  • NWA (Mid America) world tag team titles w/Jackie Fargo defeating Corsica Joe and Corsica Jean (August 5, 1957);
  • NWA (Mid America) world tag team titles w/Jackie Fargo defeating Mario Galento and Lee Fields (October 16, 1957);
  • NWA (Mid America) world tag team titles w/Jackie Fargo defeating Lester Welch and Lee Fields (Febuary 26, 1958);
  • NWA (Georgia) world tag team titles w/Jackie Fargo defeating Stan and Reggie Lisowski (August 1958);
  • NWA (Chicago and Indianapolis) world tag team titles w/Jackie Fargo defeating Boris and Nicoli Volkoff (November 15, 1958);
  • NWA (Mid America) Southern tag team titles w/Jackie Fargo defeating Don and Luke Fields (1959);
  • NWA (Mid America) world tag team titles w/Jackie Fargo defeating Luke and Don Fields (November 23, 1959);
  • NWA (Mid America) world tag team titles w/Jackie Fargo defeating Al and Don Greene (January 1960);

As “Jack Dalton”

  • NWA (Texas) world tag team titles w/Jim Dalton defeating Pepper Gomez and Dory Dixon (November 17, 1961);
  • NWA Texas heavyweight title defeating Pepe Gonzales (December 1, 1961);
  • NWA Texas tag team titles w/Jim Dalton (January 1962);
  • NWA Texas Brass Knuckles title defeating Bull Curry (March 12, 1962);
  • NWA (Texas) world tag team titles w/Jim Dalton defeating Ciclon Negro and Dory Dixon (April 27, 1962);
  • NWA Pacfic Northwest tag team titles w/Jim Dalton (February 12, 1963);
  • NWA (Texas) world tag team titles w/Jim Dalton defeating Kurt and Karl Von Brauner (July 5, 1963);

As “Don Fargo”

  • NWA (Mid America) Southern tag team titles w/Jackie Fargo defeating Alex Perez and Tojo Yamamoto (May 26, 1964);
  • NWA Georgia heavyweight title defeating Sputnik Monroe (September 25, 1964);

As “Jack Dalton”

  • NWA (Gulf Coast) United States tag team titles w/Jim Dalton Awarded (November 2, 1965);
  • NWA (Gulf Coast) Louisiana heavyweight title defeating Bobby Fields (Febuary 17, 1966);
  • NWA (Gulf Coast) United States tag team titles w/Frank Dalton Win a Tournament (October 9, 1966);
  • NWA (Gulf Coast) Louisiana heavyweight title defeating Ken Lucas (November 1, 1966);
  • NWA (Gulf Coast) United States tag team titles w/Frank Dalton defeating Dennis Hall and Roger Kirby (February 15, 1967);
  • NWA (Gulf Coast) United States tag team titles w/Frank Dalton defeating Danny Little Bear and Bobby Fields (April 11, 1967);
  • NWA (Gulf Coast) United States tag team titles w/Frank Dalton defeating Pepe and Ramon Perez (October 3, 1967);
  • NWA (Louisiana) heavyweight title defeating Pepe Perez (October 10, 1967);
  • NWA Gulf Coast tag team titles w/Frank Dalton defeating Don Carson and Dick Dunn (January 5, 1968);

As “Jack Dillinger”

  • WWA (Indianapolis) world tag team titles w/Frank Dillinger defeating Crusher and Dick the Bruiser (June 20, 1969);
  • WWA (Indianapolis) world tag team titles w/Jim Dillinger defeating Dick the Bruiser and Moose Cholak (November 27, 1969);

As “Don Fargo”

  • NWA Gulf Coast Brass Knuckles title Awarded (January 1971);
  • NWA Gulf Coast Brass Knuckles title Awarded (March 1971);
  • NWA Gulf Coast heavyweight title defeating Bob Kelly (July 28, 1971);
  • NWA Gulf Coast heavyweight title defeating The Wrestling Pro (December 1, 1971);
  • NWA Mississippi tag team titles w/Rip Tyler (1972);
  • NWA (Gulf Coast) Mississippi heavyweight title defeating Bob Kelly (Febuary 14, 1972);
  • NWA Gulf Coast heavyweight title defeating Bob Kelly (March 8, 1972);
  • NWF (Cleveland and Buffalo) world tag team titles w/Johnny Fargo defeating Tony Parisi and Dominic DeNucci (May 11, 1972);
  • NWF (Cleveland and Buffalo) world tag team titles w/Johnny Fargo defeating Tony Parisi and Dominic DeNucci (May 24, 1972);
  • NWA Western States tag team titles w/Johnny Fargo (Greg Valentine) defeating Nick Kozak and Alfred Hayes (February 1973);
  • NWA Western States tag team titles w/Hank James defeating Moose Morowski and Ricky Romero (November 1973);
  • WWA (Indianapolis) world tag team titles w/Jaques Goulet defeating Pepper Gomez and Wilbur Snyder (September 21, 1974);
  • NWA Mid America heavyweight title defeating Dutch Mantell (May 21, 1978);
  • AWA Southern heavyweight title defeating Jerry Lawler (November 6, 1978);
  • AWA Southern heavyweight title defeating Tommy Gilbert (November 27, 1978);
  • NWA Mid America tag team titles w/Robert Gibson defeating Wayne Ferris and Larry Latham (September 3, 1980);
  • NWA World Brass Knuckles title defeating Dennis Condrey (October 1980);
  • NWA Tri State Brass Knuckles title (October 1981);

Career History

In The Beginning:

  • Don Kalt wrestled as “Don Stevens” and formed a tag team with fictional brother Ray Stevens in Al Haft’s promotion in Ohio.

The Fabulous Fargo Brothers:

  • Don Kalt became “Don Fargo” and formed a tag team with a fictional brother named Jackie Fargo known as the Fabulous Fargos.
  • 1962: The Fabulous Fargos parted ways and Don Fargo found himself working in Pittsburghteaming with Jimmy Fargo (Jim Baggis).

The Dirty Daltons / The Hell’s Angels:

  • Don and Jimmy Fargo soon moved to Texas and took on the name Jim and Jack Dalton (The Dirty Daltons) managed by Al Galento.
  • 1965: The Dirty Daltons split while they were working in the Louisiana end of the Gulf Coast territory.
  • ~~~Jack Dalton recruited a young wrestler by the name of Gene Stevens and called him Frank Dalton.
  • ~~~This version of the Daltons was managed by a guy named Lawrence “Kenny Mack” McMullen.
  • 1968: The Dirty Daltons moved to the Alabama end of the Gulf Coast promotion and became known as “The Hell’s Angels”.
  • Late 1968: The Dirty Daltons split up and Jack Dalton and Kenny Mack headed to Indianapolis with a brief stop in Tennessee.

The Chain Gang (Jack Dillinger):

  • Jack Dalton and Kenny Mack settled in Dick the Bruiser’s WWA Indianapolis promotion.
  • ~~~They became known as Jack and Frank Dillinger, respectively and were dubbed “The Chain Gang”.
  • ~~~Some real biker gangs took offense to the Dillingers and jumped them at a bar in Wisconsin!
  • ~~~Frank Dillinger ended up being shot in the leg and Jack Dillinger escaped by jumping in a river!
  • ~~~Frank Dillinger’s career was ended due to the gunshot wound suffered during this chaotic incident.
  • Jack Dillinger later came back to WWA Indianapolis and recruited Jim Dillinger (Chuck Harris) to reform The Chain Gang.
  • ~~~This version of the Chain Gang eventually split up and Chuck Harris became known as Chris Colt.

The Fabulous Fargo Brothers:

The Legionnaires – Pvt. Don Fargo:

Don Fargo:

  • Don Fargo is currently writing a book about all of his characters and his adventurous life in pro-wrestling.
  • Don Fargo was honored by the Cauliflower Alley Club in 2004.
  • Don Fargo passed away on November 8, 2015.

 

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