Tag Archives: John McMahon

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. Continue reading

The Referee

The National Police Gazette: New York – April 23, 1887

His Thoughts, Opinions and Expressions on Matters of Sporting Interest.

John McMahon, the famous collar-and-elbow wrestler, is again on the war path, he has posted a forfeit with Richard K. Fox and has issued a challenge to wrestle any man in the United States best two in three falls, collar-and-elbow, “Police Gazette” rules, for $1,000 a side. Continue reading