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Sporting Notes

The National Police Gazette: New York – July 9, 1887

William Muldoon called at the “Police Gazette” office in reply to the challenge of Evan Lewis, the Strangler, who issued a challenge to wrestle Muldoon or any man in America Graeco-Roman style.  Muldoon states that he will wrestle Lewis and cover any forfeit that he may post either with Richard K. Fox or with any other stakeholder.  If Lewis and his backers mean business they will have no trouble in arranging a match, for Muldoon is eager to meet the Strangler, having never had that opportunity. Continue reading

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Acton Too Much For Connors

The Toronto Mail – April 9, 1883

PHILADELPHIA, April 7. – In the wrestling match between Joe Acton and Tom Connors for $100, Acton won.