Gotch Throws Pietro Twice

The New York Times – October 18, 1911

DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct, 17. – Frank Gotch, world’s champion wrestler, threw Emilio Pietro, the Canadian heavyweight wrestler, twice in a little more than twenty minutes here last night.  The first fall came in fifteen minutes and twenty seconds; the second in five minutes nineteen seconds.  Yousiff Mahmout failed to throw Jesse Reimer of Des Moines in a thirty-minute handicap match.

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