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Carl Abs - Record

Carl Abs - Record

Postby Ronald » 2013/04/08 Mon 4:40 pm

Carl Abs – Record

* 12.09.1851 in Groß Godems near Parchim, Germany
+ 18.02.1895 in Hamburg-Uhlenhorst

- greatest german wrestler of the 19th century
- german wrestling pioneer
- 1879: relocated to Hamburg (said to be a member of the first german athletic club founded on 30.11.1879 in Hamburg)
- 1880/81: first appearances in vaudeville and circus as force acrobat
- 1882: wrestling debut in Hamburg (greco-roman Style)
- trained by Jean Doublier in Paris (1886)
- trained with Wilhelm Osthoff in Hamburg
- managed by Carl Jänecke
- greatest matches with William Muldoon, Tom Cannon, Antonio Pierri and Ernst Roeber
- trained: John Pohl ("Abs II") and Heinrich Eberle
- influenced the founding of many german athletic clubs

Early 1882 – Debut
Carl-Schulze-Theater, Hamburg-St. Pauli
Carl Abs def. Eiserner Wilhelm

1882 – Hamburg
Carl Abs def. Eiserner Wilhelm (Rematch)

1882 – Hamburg, Reitbahn
Carl Abs def. Theodor Markwart

1882 – Hamburg
Carl Abs def. Gullhammer Brothers

1880s – Paris (after 1882)
Carl Abs def. Dom Pedro
Carl Abs def. André Christol
Carl Abs def. Jean Doublier


Year unkown (1882 to 1885)

Hamburg
Carl Abs def. Emil Naucke

Berlin
Carl Abs def. Carl Kempf
Carl Abs def. Adolf Grün
Carl Abs def. Wilhelm Rüstow

Germany
Carl Abs def. Sobien
Carl Abs def. Lepp
Carl Abs def. Ladislaus Pytlasinski


18.09.1883 – Magdeburg
Carl Abs vs. Carl Günther
Carl Abs vs. Lorenz and Finke

19.09.1883 – Magdeburg
Carl Abs vs. Buchholz

20.09.1883 – Magdeburg
Carl Abs vs. Schreiber

21.09.1883 – Magdeburg
Carl Abs vs. Hellermann, Hoppe and Giebler

22.09.1883 – Magdeburg
Carl Abs vs. Baumann

23.09.1883 – Magdeburg
Carl Abs vs. Maki, Schreiber and Apitz

26.09.1883 – Magdeburg
Carl Abs vs. G. U. (???)

1884 – Mannheim, Germany
Saalbautheater
Carl Abs def. Leonhard Holländer


1885 – New York
- March 1885: Carl Abs moved from Hamburg Harbour on the ship "The Swabians" to America

19.03.1885 – New York, Turn Hall
Carl Abs def. William Hoeffler

01.04.1885 – New York, Turn Hall
Carl Abs drew Matsada Sorakichi

03.04.1885 – New York, Clarendon Hall
Carl Abs def. William Muldoon

16.04.1885 – New York, Turn Hall
Carl Abs def. Matsada Sorakichi

30.04.1885 – New York, Clarendon Hall
Carl Abs def. Edwin Bibby

18.05.1885 – New York, Irving Hall
Carl Abs def. William Muldoon
- Most of the german sources said Abs won this contest. After his return to Hamburg he was build up as first german World Champion in greco-roman Style. Other athletic newspapers said he won a special trophy: Police-Gazette Medal sponsered by Richard K. Fox.

08.06.1885 – New York, Clarendon Hall
Carl Abs def. Matsada Sorakichi

1885 – New York (May 1885 ???)
Carl Abs def. Emil Voss

01.07.1885 – Philadelphia
Carl Abs vs. Joe Acton
- Match did not take place because Abs returned to Hamburg. A reason why he broke up this tour is not known.


late 1885 – Freiburg, Germany
Circus Kremser
Carl Abs def. Friedrich Wagner
Carl Abs def. Tambour

1886 – Paris, Cirque D’Hiver
Carl Abs def. Andre Christol
Carl Abs def. Pierre Rigal
Carl Abs def. Francois Fournier
Carl Abs def. Jean Doublier

1888 or 89 – Hamburg
Carl Abs def. ???
Carl Abs def. Bruhns

autumn 1889 – Lwow, Ukraine
- Abs perfomed as force acrobat

November 1889 – Paris, Cirque D’Hiver
Carl Abs drew Bazola

1890
- Abs made some appearances in Parchim, Germany

19.06.1891 – Hamburg
Carl Abs drew Tom Cannon

25.07.1891 – Berlin, American Theater, Berliner Bockbrauerei
Carl Abs def. Tom Cannon

1891 or 92
- Abs made some appearances in Cologne

1892 – Hamburg
Carl Abs def. Auguste Robinet
Carl Abs def. Leroy
Carl Abs def. Masson

1892 – Berlin, Großer Garten, Moabiter Gesellschaftshaus
Carl Abs drew Wilmowski
Carl Abs drew Magnus Bech-Olsen

1892 (???) - Stuttgart
Carl Abs vs. Magnus Bech-Olsen
Carl Abs vs. Josef Weber
Carl Abs vs. Windson (???)
Carl Abs vs. Lorenz (???)
Carl Abs vs. Geer (???)
Carl Abs vs. Tröbelsberger (???)
Carl Abs vs. Duos (???)

Autumn 1892, Vienna, Circus Schumann
Auguste Robinet def. Carl Abs
Auguste Robinet def. Carl Abs
Carl Abs def. Masson

1892 or 93
- Abs made some appearances in Halle (Saale), Germany

1893 – Hamburg
Carl Abs def. Magnus Bech-Olsen

28.01.1893 – Hamburg, Flora
Carl Abs def. Antonio Pierri

14.05.1893 – Dresden, Viktoria Theater
George Rasso def. Carl Abs

Winter 1893/94
- Abs made some appearances in Mannheim (Saalbautheater)

June 1894 – Munich, Circus Bavaria
Carl Abs vs. Antonio Pierri

15.09.1894 – Berlin, Concordia Saal
Ernst Roeber def. Carl Abs
- a match against Roeber on 05 or 26.09.1894 in Hamburg did not take place

late 1894
- Carl Abs and his protégé John Pohl traveled to eastern Europe; most of the matches were held by Pohl because of Abs's illness

1895
- January 1895: Abs arrived in Hamburg
- 18. Februar 1895: Abs dies after long illness in his home in Hamburg-Uhlenhorst
Last edited by Ronald on 2013/07/18 Thu 1:57 pm, edited 2 times in total.
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Re: Carl Abs - Record

Postby Ronald » 2013/07/09 Tue 2:18 pm

Update:

Autumn 1892, Vienna, Circus Schumann
Auguste Robinet def. Carl Abs
Auguste Robinet def. Carl Abs
Carl Abs def. Masson
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