Wayne Munn’s Gang To Show At Gayety

The Milwaukee Sentinel – July 19, 1926

Wayne (Big) Munn, former heavyweight champion, and his troupe of wrestlers on a tour of the middle west, will arrive in Milwaukee today for an exhibition at the Gayety theater Tuesday night.

Included in the troupe are Martin Plestina, runner up for the championship for years; Joe Parelli former middleweight champion, and Nick Gotch.  Munn gives a lecture on the value of physical fitness and as a climax will take on Fighting Jack McCarthy, Chicago, in a best two out of three falls match.

Gotch will tackle Ernest Scharpegge, Milwaukee German, while Parelli will clash with Lee Humbles, colored middleweight.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s