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Zaharias Throws Jacobs, Triumphs In 8:51 With A Body Slam At Hempstead Arena

The New York Times – March 14, 1935

HEMPSTEAD, Long Island, March 13 (Special) — George Zaharias, 230, threw Harry Jacobs, 315, with a body slam in 8:51 of the feature wrestling match tonight at the Hempstead Arena. Al Bisignano, 212, won the semifinal, tossing Walter Underhill, 204, with a body slam after 20:08. Continue reading

Sandor Vary Wins At Fort Hamilton

Brooklyn Daily Eagle – July 29, 1936

Sandor Vary emerged victor over Olaf Olsen after 32 minutes of grappling last night at Fort Hamilton.  Pete Petersen drew with Matros Kirilenko, Gene Bruce won over Ernie Stevens, Mannie Cantor tossed Firpo Wilcox and Jim Wright conquered Felix Slowikowski in the other bouts.

Szabo Conquers Hagen

The New York Times – March 16,1935

Tosses Rival From Ring To Win At Stauch’s Arena Last Night

Sandor Szabo, 214, conquered George Hagen, 212, in the feature finish wrestling match at Stauch’s Arena, Coney Island, last night. The victor tossed his rival from the ring in 23:12 and Hagen was unable to continue. Continue reading