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Frank Gotch
Gotch vs. Hackenschmidt II

Gotch vs. Hackenschmidt II

September 4, 1911 was the date when George Hackenschmidt faced Frank Gotch for the second time. The bout took place in the infield right on home plate at the newly opened Comiskey Park in Chicago, Illinois and which drew a crowd of nearly 30,000 spectators and a...

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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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The Russian Lion George Hackenschmidt

The Russian Lion George Hackenschmidt

George Hackenschmidt, "The Russian Lion", has the unique distinction of being a Champion wrestler, a Champion Strongman, a strength author, and and early physique star. His matches with Frank Gotch are widely regarded at the most famous wrestling matches of all time....

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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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Tag:
Frank Gotch
Gotch vs. Hackenschmidt II

Gotch vs. Hackenschmidt II

September 4, 1911 was the date when George Hackenschmidt faced Frank Gotch for the second time. The bout took place in the infield right on home plate at the newly opened Comiskey Park in Chicago, Illinois and which drew a crowd of nearly 30,000 spectators and a...

read more
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
The Russian Lion George Hackenschmidt

The Russian Lion George Hackenschmidt

George Hackenschmidt, "The Russian Lion", has the unique distinction of being a Champion wrestler, a Champion Strongman, a strength author, and and early physique star. His matches with Frank Gotch are widely regarded at the most famous wrestling matches of all time....

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