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Frank Gotch

Frank Gotch

Frank Gotch defeated George Hackenschmidt twice, and the likes of Tom Jenkins, Benjamin Roller, and Stanislaus Zbyszko on his way to holding the Heavyweight Championship longer than any man before or since. It was Gotch’s technique that made him a Champion (Gotch’s...

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Farmer Burns School of Wrestling Advertisement

Farmer Burns School of Wrestling Advertisement

Farmer Burns established his school of wrestling in Omaha, Nebraska in 1911 but for those who could not make the trip and study in person, he also had his mail-order training course. (Which, by the way, we are in the process of posting The Iron League.) This...

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Just a Couple Farm Boys From Iowa

Just a Couple Farm Boys From Iowa

Just a couple farm boys from Iowa: Martin “Farmer” Burns and Frank Gotch pose for a picture, circa 1905. You’ll find many books and courses authored by these two gents posted in The Iron League. And if you happen to want a Farmer Burns or Frank Gotch t-shirt to sport...

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Farmer Burns Tribute Video

Farmer Burns Tribute Video

A salute to the great Martin "Farmer" Burns featuring many rare images, posters, articles, newspaper clippings and other ephemera from the deep archives of wrestling history. To check out other Oldtime Strongman videos, you can subscribe to our Youtube channel, by...

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Tag:
Farmer Burns
Frank Gotch

Frank Gotch

Frank Gotch defeated George Hackenschmidt twice, and the likes of Tom Jenkins, Benjamin Roller, and Stanislaus Zbyszko on his way to holding the Heavyweight Championship longer than any man before or since. It was Gotch’s technique that made him a Champion (Gotch’s...

read more
Farmer Burns School of Wrestling Advertisement

Farmer Burns School of Wrestling Advertisement

Farmer Burns established his school of wrestling in Omaha, Nebraska in 1911 but for those who could not make the trip and study in person, he also had his mail-order training course. (Which, by the way, we are in the process of posting The Iron League.) This...

read more
Just a Couple Farm Boys From Iowa

Just a Couple Farm Boys From Iowa

Just a couple farm boys from Iowa: Martin “Farmer” Burns and Frank Gotch pose for a picture, circa 1905. You’ll find many books and courses authored by these two gents posted in The Iron League. And if you happen to want a Farmer Burns or Frank Gotch t-shirt to sport...

read more
Farmer Burns Tribute Video

Farmer Burns Tribute Video

A salute to the great Martin "Farmer" Burns featuring many rare images, posters, articles, newspaper clippings and other ephemera from the deep archives of wrestling history. To check out other Oldtime Strongman videos, you can subscribe to our Youtube channel, by...

read more