Sporting News

The National Police Gazette: New York – September 9, 1882

None of the would-be champion wrestlers has covered Joe Acton’s money.

Edwin Bibby and Hoefler, the wrestlers, have joined the Sullivan combination.

John McMahon is eager to wrestle H. M. Dufur for $500 a side, collar-and-elbow.

Joe Acton, the champion catch-as-catch-can wrestler, who has $100 lying at this office with a standing challenge to wrestle Muldoon, Whistler or any man in the world at either catch-as-catch-can or Graeco-Roman, is now one of the proprietors of Pastime Park, Bellevue, Pa.


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