Gotch Wins on Mat Again

The New York Times – October 15, 1911

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 14. – Making his first appearance since his defeat of Hackenschmidt in Chicago, Frank Gotch, world’s champion wrestler, easily won from George Padoubny of Russia in straight falls last night.  The first fall was gained in 16:16 with a half-nelson and crotch hold, the second in 7:50 with a half-nelson.  In the preliminary Yusiff Mahmout, the Turk, failed to throw Fred Beell of Wisconsin in fifteen minutes, as he had agreed to do.

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