On January 13, 1905 in Atlanta, Dabney wrestled M.J. Dwyer at the Piedmont Athletic
Club. Dwyer was going to wrestle Charles Wittmer next in Atlanta on January 18.
In early April 1934, Atlanta Mayor James I. Key spoke out about professional wrestling,
and was against much of the crooked tactics used by grapplers in matches. He wanted
referees to warn the wrestlers the first time, fine them in the second instance of an
illegal move, and then award the match to the opponent in the third.
Longtime Georgia favorite, Paul Anderson passed away on August 15, 1994 in Vidalia,
Georgia at the age of 61. Anderson was an Olympic champion in 1956.
Research by Tim Hornbaker
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