By Athol Oakley
The tale of Athol Oakley, one of many maximum wrestlers of our time, and the bloody international of wrestling within the early 1900s. Athol labored himself up from a 5 stone youngster to a fifteen stone international wrestling champion, battling in hundreds of thousands of bouts world wide.
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Blue Blood On The Mat 57 Casey just wasn’t the type to be frightened. As a man he was superb, his courage was magnificent. He was caught and he knew it, but he would never surrender. What a man! Desperately I turned my back on the ref and deliberately twisted one foot, with a circular movement, against the ankle joint: one of the sinister moves taught me by Irslinger. Determined to remember the lesson of Phil Scott and others I knew I had to win this fight. Casey, furious and now in dire agony, pointed to his foot.
Blue Blood On The Mat 49 6. My American Tour: Casey Berger, the Texas Champ A few days later Garsh came round to tell me that I was to appear at the 71st Armoury, one of the largest American stadiums after Madison Square Garden. ’ I asked. ‘The Texas Champ. Oh boy, am I worried. It’s a real tough assignment. Maybe we made a mistake letting Curley see you the other day. You sure look good now. ’ So at last my great day arrived. Alfred drove Bill and me to the stadium. Pojello was already there looking more like a professor than ever.
Irslinger was matched with the Russian light-heavyweight champion, George Boganski, who had just arrived in this country from South Africa. Boganski was an artist in the art of wrestling, having also, like Modrich, been a pupil of Pezek. He had also been a member of Pavlova’s Ballet Company and had a formidable record of victories in the light-heavyweight class. It should be borne in mind by my readers that, in wrestling, a light-heavyweight is one who weighs no more than thirteen stone nine pounds, which is virtually the same as most of the so-called heavyweights in glove fighting.
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