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Tuesday, May 25, 1976
Professional wrestler Ole Anderson was stabbed after
participating in the main event of the exhibition at Greenville
Memorial Auditorium Monday night.
He was taken by an emergency medical system unit to Greenville
General Hospital emergency room where he was treated for stab
wounds and admitted to the hospital in good condition. One report
of the incident stated that Anderson and his brother and wrestling
partner, Gene, were on their way back to the dressing room after a
match against Dino Bravo and Tim Woods when a spectator reportedly
attacked and stabbed him.
It was not known if a suspect in the incident was in custody.
Greenville Police Department officials told the Greenville News
Monday night that, to their knowledge, no one had been arrested in
connection with the stabbing.