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Wrestling Match Ends In Knockout

The Oregonian – July 16, 1925

Ira Dern of Salt Lake City knocked out Billy Edwards of Kansas City last night in the second round of a bout that had been advertised as a wrestling match, which proved to be a Donnybrook for two. If it was a wrestling match then Dern played in tough luck, for he took two falls in jig-time and lost the decision. Continue reading

Zbyszko Signed For July 8 Bout

The Spokesman-Review – June 17, 1925

Stanislaus Zbyszko, who twice has won and lost the world’s wrestling championship, will appear in a bout here July 8, promoter Tom (Hat) Freeman announced yesterday, after receiving a telegram from Emil Klank, the Pole’s manager, who agreed to bring the wrestler here for that date. Continue reading

Frank Gotch Surprises Manager Klank

Chicago Tribune – April 6, 1913

Emil Klank, manager of Frank Gotch, wrestling champion, returned to the city yesterday from Kansas City, where Gotch won an easy victory over George Lurich, the German grappler, Tuesday night. The champion’s manager said Gotch was as good as ever despite his long layoff, and declared the champion could beat the other contenders for his title just as easily as he did the German. Continue reading