Cowboy Johnny Mantell


Johnny Mantell 

Wild West 

Wrestling Productions

Friends & Media

Thank you to all who have "helped" the Cowboy, the Corral or the Creations...

The OFFICAL Cowboy Hat provider for Cowboy Johnny Mantell is Bowie, TX's own American Hat Company! Quickly becoming the #1 Cowboy Hat creator and provider for Cowboy's across this great nation! 

American Hat Company has always been an innovator in styling, manufacturing and finishing. Prior to the 1950’s straw hats could not be worn in the rain without being ruined. That’s when American Hat Company developed a special water resistant finish.

Visit the American Hat Company website to find a store close to you! All hats are made at the factory here in Bowie, TX. 

MANTELL's CORRAL ~ the weekly radio (podcast on Blog Talk Radio) is be reworked into a weekly show that will be broadcast cross the World, on Sirius XM Satellite radio and on Armed Forces Network as well as the Stitcher App on all Smartphones and on a few stations in the U.S. We are finalizing the advertisers and sponsors for the show and the segments! 

If you know of or if you have a company or organization interested in advertising on a World-wide Stage, send an email to [email protected] and we will put you contact with the correct person! We are so excited about getting the Corral back off the ground!

Books by and About Wrestling Friends & Legends....

During the first half of his career, from approximately 1909 to 1927, Charley Fox was recognized as a middleweight and light-heavyweight champion of the world.  In the second half, in the late twenties and throughout most of the thirties, he became the heavyweight champion of Ohio and a challenger to the world heavyweight crown. When Professional Wrestling Was A Sport: A Memoir of Charley Fox, Cleveland's Wrestling Cop 

Purchase the Memoir by Visiting their website by clicking HERE

Follow along with Tiffany Castleberry as she chronicles how she went from someone who sought love from others to learning that God's transforming love was what she needed all along. 
Tiffany went to matches as a young lady & became part of our "wrestling family" & we wish her all the best! 
Visit our Friend, TD Castleberry & her Publisher's website for information on her New Book "From Ashes to Beauty God's Way" - her life story.... visit 
The Third Man: My Life And Times Inside The Ring And Out by James Beard  ~  takes a look back at his career as a professional wrestling referee and talks about some of the amazing times and people he came across. Starting in Texas and eventually going to the WWF, Beard has had an amazing career and had a unique position that few had. His stories involve some of wrestling's most famous athletes. Some of those include the Von Erich family, Gary Hart, Stone Cold Steve Austin, JBL and many more.

Scott Teal & Crowbar Press are a major leader in the World of Professional Wrestling Biographies and Books about Legendary Men, Women & Times throughout our History! 

Crowbar Press's subjects & titles include the most recent with Scott Teal The Hardway by Don Fargo, others from Crowbar include Ole Anderson, J.J. Dillion, Joe Hamilton (The Assassins), Stan Hansen and many others. Historical posters and shoot videos are also available on THIS SITE.  

About Wild West Wrestling Productions ~

Wild West Wrestling Productions was started by Cowboy Johnny Mantell and "K" Downs to give special event groups, school fundraising organizations, Main Street groups and any other community organization a opportunity to use a family-friendly wrestling group to raise funds for their charity or other group. We run a show that uses old-style TX wrestling with men and women who are family-oriented. John has over 30+ years in the professional wrestling arena, he has run fundraiser shows, done national TV and radio, worked for WWE, spent over 20 tours in Japan, and wrestled all over the world. He has seen and done everything and knows all the tricks of the trade in the professional wrestling world. "K" Downs, is also a professional wrestler as well as a Special Event Coordinator, who is a member of the IFEA (International Festivals and Events Association). She can help you with all your event coordination and promotional needs for your event.

Fundraising Potentional ~ "Spot Show"

At one time, professional wrestling generated revenue by one method, by selling tickets to live matches. They still do, of course, by televsion, radio, events, has opened other doors.

"Spot Shows" are those events co-sponsored by the wrestling organization and a local non-profit community group such as a Lions Club, Main Street Assoc., a High School Band Booster Club, a Senior Citizen organization, a High School Senior Class group, a PTA or a School Athletic Booster club or group.

The Spot Show is typically held in a school gym, at a football field, a rodeo arena, a Armory or any other location that can seat an estimated 1,000 people (can be less, all depends on the community) Even the smallest gymnasium has enough room for at least 400 ringside seats. Wild West provides the talent, the ring, the promotion staff, general liability insurance, local permit (if needed), and assistance with the advertising and promotion of the event if needed. Your organization will be assigned an Event Coordinator, this is a professional wrestling promoter whose job it is to help you have a successful and profitable event. The non-profit organization provides the facility, the seating, security and ushers, tickets and advance ticket sales, ticket sellers and ticket takers, advertising for the event, and cleans up the venue after the event.

Revenue from the event (all proceeds taken in) will go to your organization. The revenue can be generated through such things as ticket sales, concession stand items, souvenir programs, auctions that can be held during match intermisisons and more. Call Wild West Wrestling Productions and let us show you the "Blue Print to Success".

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