Ultimate History of Pro Wrestling - A Time Line of Every Major Event in Pro Wrestling History - 1927

By: Karl Stern (@wiwcool)

Much of the text of this entry comes from issue 82 of the DragonKing Press Newsletter available as a downloadable .pdf in the digital downloads section.

1927

01-01-1927: Ira Dern wins the World lightweight title over Clarence Eklund in Columbus, OH.

08-25-1927: Promoter Al Haft awards the World lightweight title back to Clarence Eklund.

10-12-1927: At a boxing show in Burien, WA, Moose Norbeck (boxer) was pinned by George Barnes (brother of Ray Steele) in a three round boxer vs wrestler match.

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Clarence Eklund

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