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Watertown Daily Times – December 12, 1907

Jim Parr, the wrestler, English champion, has a match in Buffalo Friday evening.  His efforts will be to throw Young Gotch and Dave Moir once each in 30 minutes.  These men are among Buffalo’s best middleweights and ought to be a tough proposition for Parr. Continue reading

Greatest Scrap In Years Thrills Wrestling Throng

The Lewiston Daily Sun – March 4, 1933

In the most grueling wrestling match probably seen here in years, Al Mercier, husky French-Canadien from Montreal last evening threw the colored sensation, Regis Siki, after more than an hour of nip and tuck battling.  The bout ended a thrilling feud which started a week ago when they went 30 minutes all even in a semi-final. Continue reading

Gotch Still Looking for Bout With Irslinger

Wichita Daily Times – December 5, 1920

FORT WORTH, Dec. 4. – Young Gotch of Los Angeles, light heavyweight wrestler, has agreed to put up a forfeit of $500 to Bull Montana, Henry Irslinger and Sailor Jack Woods, meeting them in a single evening, according to an announcement by his manager here.  He will post $1,000 to meet Pat Brown, champion of Texas, in any and all places, the entire receipts to go to the Red Cross.  Gotch will guarantee the forfeit the moment the challenges are accepted he said.