CARDS AND RESULTS
January 22, 1926 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (John Contos – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Charles Rentrop over Harry
Mamas > Jim Londos over Farmer McLeod / Notes: Londos was declared the winner of his match when McLeod was deemed unable to continue. This was reportedly
the first professional wrestling card to be held in Atlanta in nearly three years, but it appears to have been no more than just over a year according to our research.
Contos, who previously promoted professional wrestling in Memphis and St. Louis, wanted to revive the sport in Atlanta. There were some boxing matches on this card,
but they were not provided following the card.

February 9, 1926 (Tuesday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (John Contos – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Boxing Match: Hollis Sullivan
over Young Harper by knockout in the third round > John Paxos over Marshall Blackstock > Wladek Zbyszko over Dan Koloff / Notes: It was reported that 600 were in
attendance for this card.

February 17, 1926 (Wednesday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (John Contos – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Amateur Rules Match:
Ernest Meadows and Doc Langford went to a draw > Charley Gotch versus Wladek Zbyszko > John Paxos over Boris Demetroff / Notes: The Gotch-Zbyszko match was
cancelled when Zbyszko failed to appear.

March 4, 1926 (Thursday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (John Contos – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Amateur Rules Match: Ernest
Meadows over Bob Parker > John Paxos and the Masked Marvel (01) went to a draw at one fall each > Jim Londos over Charles Rentrop

March 18, 1926 (Thursday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (John Contos – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Bill Lewis over Pat Kelly (01) >
the Masked Marvel (01) over Boris Demetroff two falls to none > Stanislaus Zbyszko over John Paxos / Notes: Zbyszko was declared the winner of his match when Paxos
was deemed unable to continue.

March 30, 1926 (Tuesday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (John Contos – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > the Masked Marvel (01) over Bill
Lewis > Dick Daviscourt over John Paxos > Jim Londos over Stanislaus Zbyszko at 120:00 / Notes: The stipulation in the Londos-Zbyszko match was that Zbyszko had to
score a pin in two rounds or Londos would be declared the winner. Londos won the first fall, Zbyszko won the second, and time expired during the third fall, ruling it a win
for Londos due to the stipulation.

April 13, 1926 (Tuesday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (John Contos – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Pete Dallis over Bill Lewis > Jiu-
Jitsu Style Match: Taro Myaki (01) over John Paxos two falls to none > World Heavyweight Title Match: Joe Stecher* over Stanislaus Zbyszko to retain the title / Notes: It
was reported that 6,000 were in attendance for this card. Stecher had been the reigning World Heavyweight Champion since he went over Zbyszko in St. Louis, MO, on
May 30, 1925. This version was the one linked back to George Hackenschmidt.

April 26, 1926 (Monday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (John Contos – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Nick Velcoff over George Hill > Mixed
Style Match: Dick Daviscourt over Taro Myaki (01) > Jim Londos over the Masked Marvel (01) / Notes: Daviscourt was declared the winner of his match when Myaki was
deemed unable to continue. During the Londos-Marvel match, Londos removed the Marvel’s mask to identify him as Pete Sauer.

May 19, 1926 (Wednesday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (John Contos – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Pete Sauer over E.A. Oakes >
Dick Daviscourt over Nick Velcoff > World Heavyweight Title Match: Joe Stecher* over Jim Londos to retain the title / Notes: It was reported that 6,000 were in attendance
for this card. Stecher had been the reigning World Heavyweight Champion since he went over Stanislaus Zbyszko in St. Louis, MO, on May 30, 1925. This version was
the one linked back to George Hackenschmidt.

June 8, 1926 (Tuesday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (John Contos – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Billy Manly over F.H. McWhorter >
Dick Daviscourt over Charles Rentrop > Jim Londos over Pete Sauer / Notes: There was also reportedly a boxing match on this card, but it is not provided following the
card.

October 13, 1926 (Wednesday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (John Contos – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > George Kotsonaros over
Charles Rentrop > Dick Daviscourt over Tony Divitchi > Jim Browning and Pete Sauer went to a draw at 60:00 / Notes: Kotsonaros was declared the winner of his match
when Rentrop was deemed unable to continue.

October 27, 1926 (Wednesday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (John Contos – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > George Erwin and Young
Crawley went to a draw > John Paxos over Farmer McLeod two falls to none > Dick Daviscourt over Jim Browning / Notes: Contos was the special referee for the
Daviscourt-Browning match.

November 9, 1926 (Tuesday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (John Contos – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Dan Stephens over Kid Kelly >
Tony Divitchi over Charles Rentrop > Dick Daviscourt over Jim Londos at 98:40 / Notes: It was reported that 3,000 were in attendance for this card. Rentrop substituted
for John Paxos in the match against Divitchi, and then was the special referee for the Daviscourt-Londos match.

November 26, 1926 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (John Contos – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Oresti Vadalfi over John Paxos
> Dick Daviscourt over Pete Sauer / Notes: Pete Dallis was the special referee for the Daviscourt-Sauer match.

December 6, 1926 (Monday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (John Contos – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Pro versus Amateur Rules
Match: Pete Dallis over Bob Ruble > Pete Sauer over Jack Roller > Dick Daviscourt over Oresti Vadalfi / Notes: In the Ruble-Dallis match, Ruble was the amateur. Sauer
substituted for Jim Londos in the match against Roller.

December 15, 1926 (Wednesday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (John Contos – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Teen Amateur Rules
Match: Buckshot Phillips over Young Manuel > Paul Jones (01) over Oresti Vadalfi > World Heavyweight Title Match: Joe Stecher* over Dick Daviscourt to retain the title /
Notes: It was reported that 5,000 were in attendance for this card. Stecher was declared the winner of his match when Daviscourt was deemed unable to continue.
Stecher had been the reigning World Heavyweight Champion since he went over Stanislaus Zbyszko in St. Louis, MO, on May 30, 1925. This version was the one linked
back to George Hackenschmidt.
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