Ultimate History of Pro Wrestling - A Time Line of Every Major Event in Pro Wrestling History - 648 BC

By: Karl Stern (@dragonkingkarl, @wiwcool, karl@whenitwascool.com)

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.

648 BC

Pankration is added to the original Olympic games.  Pankration is a fighting art combining both striking and grappling.

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Pottery depicting an ancient Pankration contest.

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