stanislaus-zbyszko

     On January 10, 1910, recently arrived Polish wrestler Stanislaus Zbyszko took on Charlie “The Kid” Cutler in a best two-out-of-three falls match.  Cutler had been a boxer in a troupe run by John L. Sullivan before transitioning to wrestling.  While Cutler was extremely tough, Stanislaus Zbyszko had been wrestling since his youth.  Zbyszko would […]

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james-j-corbett

     John L. Sullivan had dominated the prize ring during his career.  Possessing a record of 40 wins, no losses and two draws, “The Boston Strong Boy” was considered invincible.  Sullivan won the world championship in 1882 and dispensed all challengers culminating with the Fight of the Nineteenth Century with Jake Kilrain.      After defeating […]

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