CARDS AND RESULTS
January 6, 1927 (Thursday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (John Contos – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Jim Browning over Jack Clark >
Joe Mondt and Jack Washburn went to a draw at 60:00 > Strangler Lewis over Cliff Binkley two falls to none / Notes: It was reported that 2,000 were in attendance for this
card. Billy Sandow (01) managed Lewis.

January 18, 1927 (Tuesday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (John Contos – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Dick Daviscourt over Henry
Weber > Jim Browning and Paul Jones (01) went to a draw > World Heavyweight Title Match: Joe Stecher* over Pete Sauer two falls to none to retain the title / Notes:
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.

February 3, 1927 (Thursday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (John Contos – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Paul Jones (01) over Pete
Sauer two falls to none > Jim Browning over Dick Daviscourt / Notes: It was reported that 4,000 were in attendance for this card.

February 17, 1927 (Thursday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (John Contos – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Wladek Zbyszko over Carl
Vogel > Paul Jones (01) over John Paxos > World Heavyweight Title Match: Joe Stecher* over Jim Browning to retain the title / Notes: 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.

March 10, 1927 (Thursday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (John Contos – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Paul Jones (01) over Joe
Strangle at 19:42 > Belgium Heavyweight Title Match: Dick Daviscourt over Tom Draak* to win the title > Jim Londos over Jim Browning at 83:49 two falls to one / Notes:
The origin of the Belgium Heavyweight Title is unclear to us at this time.

March 18, 1927 (Friday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (John Contos – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Paul Jones (01) over Jim Browning
> Jim Londos over Yusef Hussane

March 31, 1927 (Thursday) (John Contos – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) / Notes: It was reported that a card scheduled in Atlanta for this date was
cancelled when Joe Stecher pulled out upon learning his opponent would be Jim Londos. However, the two men ultimately met on April 7, 1927.

April 7, 1927 (Thursday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (John Contos – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Dick Daviscourt over Jack McCarthy
> Wladek Zbyszko over Jim Browning > World Heavyweight Title Match: Joe Stecher* and Jim Londos went to a draw at 120:00; Stecher retained the title / Notes: 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.

May 6, 1927 (Friday) – Augusta, GA – Armory Hall (Promoter – Unknown) > Nick Pappas over Ernest Reeder

May 10, 1927 (Tuesday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (John Contos – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Jim Londos over Jack Keller >
Wladek Zbyszko over Ivan Padukoff > Boxing Match: Dick Daviscourt over Jim Browning by knockout in the fifth round / Notes: It was reported that 2,500 were in
attendance for this card.

May 20, 1927 (Friday) – Augusta, GA – St. Patrick’s Hall (Promoter – Unknown) > Young Elephant over Joe Nasser > Young Elephant over Young Zbyszko > Joe Nasser
over Nick Pappas two falls to none

May 26, 1927 (Thursday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (John Contos – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > John Paxos over Tony Divitchi >
Stanislaus Zbyszko over Arthur Bourgatz > World Heavyweight Title Match: Joe Stecher* over Wladek Zbyszko to retain the title / Notes: Stecher was declared the winner
of his match when Zbyszko was deemed unable to continue. Zbyszko had fallen from the ring during the second fall, causing injuries. As a result, both men had their pay
held up pending a review of the incident. 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.

May 27, 1927 (Friday) Notes: It was reported that the Athletic Commission instructed John Contos to release the wrestlers pay from the card on May 26, 1927. It was
mentioned that Wladek Zbyszko was paid $169, but Joe Stecher’s pay was not disclosed. In the release, Contos was referred to as the matchmaker, whereas Fuzzy
Woodruff was credited as being the promoter of the event. It is unclear exactly what role Woodruff actually played, if any, within the promotion, as he was a staff writer for
the Atlanta Constitution.

June 30, 1927 (Thursday) – Augusta, GA – Warren Park (Promoter – Unknown) > Jimmie Condos versus Young Elephant / Notes: Jack Ross, Dummy Wall, Jimmie
Tepon, Joe Nasser, Ernest Reeder, and Nick Pappas were also advertised.

October 25, 1927 (Tuesday) (John Contos – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) / Notes: John Contos had originally advertised a card in Atlanta for this date,
but cancelled for unknown reasons.

November 3, 1927 (Thursday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (John Contos – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Jim Browning over Andy Horn
> Wayne Munn over Jack Rogers > Strangler Lewis over Jack Washburn two falls to none / Notes: Billy Sandow (01) managed Lewis.

November 17, 1927 (Thursday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (John Contos – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Jack Washburn over Bill
Lewis > Jim Browning and Scotty McDougal went to a draw > Jim Londos over Nick Gotch two falls to none / Notes: Lewis substituted for Firpo Wilcox in the match
against Washburn.

November 29, 1927 (Tuesday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (John Contos – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Amateur Rules Match: H.F.
Auglin over Tom Fellers > Scotty McDougal over Jack Washburn > Strangler Lewis over Wayne Munn two falls to none / Notes: Billy Sandow (01) managed Lewis.

December 7, 1927 (Wednesday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (John Contos – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Women’s Title Match: May
Stein* over Teddy Meyers to retain the title > Charlie Hanson (01) over Jim Browning > Paul Jones (01) over Scotty McDougal / Notes: During the Jones-McDougal match,
police entered the ring and arrested McDougal for unknown reasons. As a result, Contos suspended McDougal from wrestling in Atlanta for thirty days. The origin of the
Women’s Title is unclear to us at this time.

December 15, 1927 (Thursday) – Atlanta, GA – Atlanta Municipal Auditorium (John Contos – Promoter / Georgia Championship Wrestling) > Jim Londos and Charlie
Hanson (01) went to a draw > Stanislaus Zbyszko over Jack Washburn two falls to none / Notes: Zbyszko substituted for Paul Jones (01) in the match against Washburn.
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