Ultimate History of Pro Wrestling - A Time Line of Every Major Event in Pro Wrestling History - 1922

By: Karl Stern (@wiwcool)

Much of the text of this entry comes from issue 83 of the DragonKing Press Newsletter available as a downloadable .pdf in the digital downloads section.

1922

02-20-1922: Clarence Eklund regains the World lightweight title from Helmar Myre in Sheridan, WY.

02-21-1922: Paul Bowser wins the World-Middleweight title from Joe Turner in Boston, MA.

04-22-1922: The Blue Demon (Alejandro Munoz) is born in Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

12-30-1922: Ed “Strangler” Lewis challenges boxing champion Jack Dempsey to a match and puts up a reported $10,000 bond to meet him.

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Ed “Strangler” Lewis

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