Pedro Morales Defeats the Destroyer For the WWA Belt

by Mark Long

Pedro Morales - historyofwrestling.comPedro Morales defeated the Destroyer (Dick Beyer) in best of three falls match in Los Angeles, California. The Destroyer had held the belt since the previous November. This was the first of three times that Morales would hold the WWA Heavyweight strap. He would later defeat Ivan Koloff in Madison Square Garden to win the WWWF title.