Lewis the Better Wrestler

The New York Times – March 22, 1892

Chicago, March 21. – Evan Lewis of Madison, Wis., defeated John King of Michigan this evening in three out of five wrestling bouts.  Lewis won the catch-as-catch-can in 9 ½ minutes, side-hold in 3 minutes, and Graeco-Roman in 5 minutes.

King won the Cornish in 13 minutes and the collar-and-elbow in 15 minutes.

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