Tag Archives: Charles Rentrop

Pet Brown Meets Irslinger

El Paso Herald – May 17, 1920

Texas Star To Appear Here

PET BROWN, Houston, Texas, star, retired middleweight champion of the world, who recently made a comeback by defeating Charles Rentrop at catchweights, will appear in El Paso May 25 against Henry Irslinger, of Omaha. Continue reading

Aggressive Chris Wins Over Charlie Rentrop In Hard Bout

El Paso Herald – May 12, 1920

Alsatian Star, Weakened by Making Weight, Goes Down Before Scrappy Grecian Crack.  Chris Wins First Fall With Hammerlock And Head Scissors; Takes Second With Same Hold.

ONE hundred and fifty-eight pounds at 3 oclock for a match is too great a handicap for Charles Rentrop. Continue reading

Crack Middleweight Wrigglers To Meet Before El Paso Fans

El Paso Herald – May 12, 1920

Claimant Of 158 Pound Title And Irslinger, Former Champion Will Be Next Headliner Card At Liberty Hall, Says Matchmaker; Will Meet At The Middleweight Limit.

WAINO KETONEN, Omaha, Neb., the city which has produced more high class wrestlers than any other place of its size in the world will meet Henry Irslinger, of Chicago, in El Paso within the next three weeks in a renewal of the crap for the middleweight title. Continue reading