Farmer Burns Again Defeats Dwyer

Associated Press – January 10, 1908

OMAHA, Neb. – Martin Burns, better known as “Farmer” Burns, the veteran wrestler, again defeated Mike J. Dwyer of Denver in a mixed wrestling match last night.

The first bout was Cornish style, and Dwyer won this in 15 minutes and 20 seconds. Burns took the second fall, catch-as-catch-can style, with a half nelson and crotch hold, in 11 – minutes.

The men tossed for choice of style in the third bout and Burns won. He chose catch-as-catch-can, and won the third fall and the match with a bar and chancery hold, the time being 12 – minutes.


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