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Henry Irslinger

 

Title History

 

  • Won the Alhambra Tournament in 1908
  • Won the middleweight prize at Hengler’s Circus
  • World Middleweight Title (November 6, 1917 in Atlantic City, New Jersey)

 

Career Highlights

 

  • January 1908: Henry Irslinger defeats Mitsuyo Maeda
  • March 1908: Mitsuyo Maeda defeats Henry Irslinger
  • April 28, 1909: Henry Irslinger vs. John Abraham
  • January 23, 1913: Henry Irslinger vs. George Bothner
  • February 20, 1913: Henry Irslinger drew George Bothner
  • March 26, 1913: Jack Harbertson defeated Henry Irslinger in Ogden, UT
  • ~~~ Referee Otto E. Ross disqualified Irslinger, accusing him of strangling his opponent and digging his heels into his groin
  • May 17, 1913: Ernest Kartje defeated Henry Irslinger in Ogden, UT
  • June 19, 1913: Henry Irslinger vs. Jack Harbertson
  • December 3, 1913: Henry Irslinger vs. Peter Pitkoff in St. Paul, MN
  • November 24, 1915: Henry Irslinger vs. Harry Bruce
  • December 9, 1915: Henry Irslinger vs. Cyclone Sandersz
  • April 15, 1916: Zulu Kid defeated Henry Irslinger in a professional boxing match
  • January 24, 1918: Paul Bowser defeats Henry Irslinger in Atlantic City, NJ
  • July 1920: Ted Thye defeats Henry Irslinger in Portland, OR
  • June 23, 1928: Louis Pergantes defeats Henry Irslinger
  • November 2, 1928: Henry Irslinger defeats George Boganski
  • November 9, 1928: Henry Irslinger defeats Sam Burmister
  • November 18, 1928: Henry Irslinger defeats Pinkie Gardner
  • January 13,1929: Henry Irslinger defeats Louis Pergantes
  • March 24, 1929: Henry Irslinger draws Louis Pergantes
  • March 31, 1929: Billy Meeske defeats Henry Irslinger
  • December 15, 1930: Henry Irslinger vs. Yugoslav Modrich in Olympia, London
  • January 1931: Henry Irslinger defeats Bert Assirati
  • May 11, 1932: Henry Irslinger defeats Vic Butland in Halifax, NS
  • May 13, 1932: Henry Irslinger drew Joe Campbell in Moncton, NB
  • May 16, 1932: Henry Irslinger defeated George Rock in St. John, NB
  • May 18, 1932: Henry Irslinger defeated Joe Campbell in Halifax, NS
  • June 23, 1932: Henry Irslinger drew Lloyd Stewart
  • July 19, 1932: Henry Irslinger defeated Carl Van Wurden in Halifax, NS
  • July 26, 1932: Henry Irslinger defeated Carl Van Wurden in Halifax, NS
  • August 23, 1932: Henry Irslinger defeated Jack McDonald
  • August 30, 1932: Carl Van Wurden defeated Henry Irslinger
  • October 1, 1954: Henry Irslinger passes away due to cancer Henry Irslinger was probably best known for starting All-In Wrestling with Sir Atholl Oakley, which introduced professional wrestling to South Africa in the 1920′s.