Frank Gotch – Catch Wrestling Legends (German Subtitles)
When you have one of these barbarian who try to use some catch wrestling stuff on your leg You gonna have to say: You can’t do that my brother… Catch Wrestling Catch Wrestling Catch as Can Catch Wrestling Catch Wrestlings Legacy comes from the amazing feats of those who introduced it to the world. In this edition of Catch Wrestling Legends… Frank Gotch Born in Iowa in 1877, Frank Gotch was a Catch Wrestling Heavyweight World Champion and one of the first American Sport Superstars. A phenom of raw athletic talent, Gotch started wrestling at an early age, and under the tutelage of former Champion Farmer Burns went on to dominate the world of competitive Catch Wrestling in an unprecedented manner. He was known for his tremendous strength, lightning quickness, cat-like reflexes and impeccable technique. A master strategist in the ring, Gotch defeated all the great heavyweights of his era. One of the most memorable highlights of his career was his rematch against European Champion George Hackenschmidt at Comiskey Park in Chicago where he defeated the Russian Lion for the second time in front of 35,000 spectators. The undisputed heavyweight champion of the world and idol of millions was instrumental in bringing legitimate professional wrestling to the mainstream. On July 4th 2012 an 8-foot-tall bronze memorial statue was unveiled in his honor at Bicknell Park in his hometown of Humboldt, Iowa.