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George Hackenschmidt

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George Hackenschmidt

Georg Karl Julius Hackenschmidt (1 August 1877 - 19 February 1968) was an early 20th-century Estonian strongman and professional wrestler, and the first ...

Sparring for advantage, World Champion wrestler Frank A. Gotch, center, advances on

George Hackenschmidt

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Professional Wrestling Online Museum - Ring Chronicle Hall of Fame Inductee - George Hackenschmidt

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Georg Hackenschmidt during their rematch at Comiskey Park (4 September 1911)

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Professional wrestling career[edit]

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WrestlingClassics.com Message Board: Photos of the Legends: Frank Gotch vs George Hackenschmidt in 1911.

Hackenschmidt, ca. 1900

A hundred years ago on September 4th 1911, the biggest rematch of the time in Professional Wrestling would take place in Comiskey Ball Park, Chicago, ...

Gotch and Hackenschmidt program 1911

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George Hackenschmidt – the strong man from Estonia

Born in Dorpat, Livonia, Hackenschmidt began wrestling in 1898 and was a natural from the get go. A legit strongman, who combined his unparalleled strength ...

George Hackenschmidt

Following the 1911 rematch, Hackenschmidt ...

Strong Man since the start of the 20th Century

Probably ...

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George Hackenschmidt (right) remained a powerful presence, even in his old age

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George Hackenschmidt - The Russian Lion

So when he finally made his way to America in the early 1900's, Hackenschmidt's reputation was such that many Americans believed the European powerhouse was ...

The namesake of the Hack Squat and the inventor of the pro wrestling bear hug,

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Years later, Hackenschmidt ...

Dr. Benjamin Franklin “B.F.” Roller was an early catch wrestler who sparred with the likes of Frank Gotch, George Hackenschmidt, The Great Gama, ...

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Cageside Features Guest Columnist John S. Nash brings us part one of a fascinating four-part series shining a gas light on the forgotten golden age of mixed ...

In World Heavyweight Wrestling Champion George Hackenschmidt toured St. "Hack" took on two local wrestlers despite a serious flu.

It seemed like a classic mismatch -- one of those wrestling match-ups where the outcome was assured long before the contestants took to the mat.

In 1895 ...

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Today, George Hackenschmidt would have been. UFC Champion, Worlds Strongest Man, and Mr Olympia all at the same time.

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George Hackenschmidt Vs Frank Gotch In April 3 1908

Georg Hackenschmidt is the Trifecta: + He was probably the greatest professional wrestler of all time. + He was considered both the strongest and the ...

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The greatest pro wrestling match ever held is undoubtedly on April 3rd, 1908 when the Frank Gotch and George “The Russian Lion” Hackenschmidt stepped in the ...

100 Years Ago Today: Gotch vs Hackenschmidt 2 and The Birth of American Amateur Wrestling - Bloody Elbow

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Wrestler, George Hackenschmidt walking to the ring

1903 Wrestler George Hackenschmidt 11x14 wrestling poster - antique wrestling

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An incredibly rare snapshot from the training of George Hackenschmidt. In addition to lifting, road work, and wrestling practice, Hack also liked to climb ...

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World Heavyweight Champ Frank Gotch, in the ring with manager Farmer Burns (far right) for his famous rematch with George Hackenschmidt.

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WRESTLING: Advertisement for Frank Gotch's manual. Gotch was world champion. 1908


Frank Gotch .v. George Hackenschmidt for the world title on Sept.

... Hackenschmidt is believed to be the creator of the professional wrestling version of the bear hug as well as the originator of the hack squat, ...

Nacimiento ...

George Hackenschmidt

Josef Steinbach vs Bruno Hackenschmidt (1911)

dynamitefists: “ George Hackenschmidt and Ferdinand Gruhn.

Together ...

“The Golden Greek” Jim Londos was one of the first superstars of the post Gotch-Hackenschmidt era, debuting in 1917 and retiring in 1946, just as television ...

Wrestler George Hackenschmidt pressing a barbell above his head, 1911. DN-057174.


He was a tremendously educated and cultured man who spoke seven languages. He went on to write several books, including Complete Science of Wrestling (1909) ...

Lonnie Austin was the boxing instructor at the Seattle Athletic Club, and a fixture of Seattle boxing promotions for the next four decades.


Gotch-Hackenschmidt Match Films

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Frank Gotch was born on April 27 , 1878 , on a farmland three miles south of Humboldt, North central Iowa. He was the last of nine children.

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He got his rematch, but it wasn't held in Europe. In 1911, it was held at the brand new Comiskey Park, again in Chicago, drawing a then-record 35,000 ...

In the 20th century till the 70s, all bodybuilders were strongmen who used the Olympic lifts (Clean-and-Jerk, Snatch, and Overhead Press) into their ...


The reason was that he was on the payroll of Bengali millionaire Sharat Kumar Mishra, an ardent Indian nationalist who paid for Gama's European adventure ...

The best there is the best there was the best there ever will be. Sorry Bret Hart!

Georg Karl Julius Hackenschmidt (1 August [O.S. 20 July] 1877 — 19 February 1968) was an early 20th-century Estonian strongman and professional wrestler who ...

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Gotch Training for the Second Match with George Hackenschmidt from the Public Domain