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John Spellman Wins

The Lewiston Daily Sun – December 19, 1928

Providence, R. I., Dec. 18 – (AP) – John Spellman of Providence, defeated Freddy Myer of Chicago in two straight falls in 51 minutes and 14 seconds at the Acme A. C. matches in the Arcadia here tonight. Continue reading

Two Collegians In Mat Go Here

The Milwaukee Journal – January 13, 1928

It will be Illinois vs. Nebraska when Jim McMillen and Wayne Munn clash on the mat at the Gayety theater Friday night.

This is the first time the two collegians have met and the bout will be attended by a number of wrestling celebrities, including Champion Johnny Meyers and Marin Plestina, who have prepared McMillen for this tiff with the Nebraska giant. Continue reading

State Mat Champions To Meet Friday Night

The Milwaukee Journal – March 9, 1927

Champions of two states will meet Friday night at the Gayety theater when Ernest Scharpegge, Milwaukee, tackles Buck Olson, Minneapolis.  The Milwaukeean has laid claim to the Wisconsin heavyweight wrestling title, while Olson is generally acclaimed the champion of Minnesota.  They are about evenly matched as to size and weight. Continue reading

Hans Bauer To Meet Gotch On Thursday

The Sunday Sentinel and Milwaukee Telegram – February 14, 1926

Hans Bauer, fully recovered from his rough bout with Strangler Lewis at the Auditorium last Tuesday night, has another tough assignment facing him Wednesday night at the Gayety theater when he tackles Nick Gotch, the giant Ukrainian. Continue reading

Strangler Lewis Is On Gayety Card

The Milwaukee Sentinel – January 25, 1926

With Strangler Ed Lewis and Nick Gotch in the windup, and Hans Bauer and Frank Le Marke in the other half of the double feature, Milwaukee wrestling fans will be given a treat at the Gayety theater Wednesday night.

The appearance of Lewis is holding top attention, but the Bauer-Le Marke contests is expected to be one of the best of the current season. Continue reading

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. Continue reading