Butte, Montana:  Wednesday, May 24, 1882
(Grounds South of East Park Street) … Cornish Style Wrestling Tournament … Walter
Jane (174) b. Fred Johns (146) … William Williams (147) b. James Yates (137) in the fifth
round … Sam Jeffery (157)  b. Thomas Davy (155) … Sampson Jeffery (161) b. William
Snell (169) … Thomas White (153) b. Samuel Williams (155) … Edwin Edwards (175) b.
Evan Lewis (191) after six rounds of a hotly contested match … Danny Rickard (159)  b.
William Pascoe (163) with a coin flip victory after an even match (Cornish rules match)
(Pascoe stated that he had never wrestled under those rules before) … (100 fans, mostly
Cornishmen)
Note:  This was the original "Strangler" Evan Lewis.

Butte, Montana:  Thursday, May 25, 1882
(Grounds South of East Park Street (in rear of the warehouse for J.A. Moss and Co.)) …
Cornish Style Wrestling Tournament … Fred Johns vs. William Williams … Harry Lennon
vs. Evan Lewis … Edwin Edwrds vs. William Pascoe … Larry Gleason b. Sam Jeffery …
Thomas White b. Thomas Davy … Henry Nichols b. William Jobe (controversial match) …
(200 fans)

Butte, Montana:  Friday, May 26, 1882
(Grounds South of East Park Street) … Cornish Style Wrestling Tournament Finals
















Research by Tim Hornbaker
January 18, 2011
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