Publisher: Wrestling, Inc.
What may be the FIRST mainstream magazine devoted to Wrestling. Published by Joe Weiderman who also published fitness magazines like "Your Physique" & Muscle Power" RARE in any condition.
So much, including the introduction of Superstar & Legend Antonino Rocca. Of interest there is also articles about Touts Mandt by Tony Lanza; Gorgeous George, Bobby Managoff, Bert Assirati, Terrible "Iron" Talun, Yukon Eric, Andre Drapp, Clarence Ross- bodybuuilder, Ex-Navy Champion Charles Smith. Great piece on early women's wrestling stars: Nell Stewart, Mildred Burke, Theresa Theis, Mae Weston, Juanita Coffman, Helen Hild, Lillian Ellison. History of the this "sport" from Greek time to present including Japanese Sumo. The history the world's greatest wrestlers- Frank Gotch, Fred Beel, George Hackenschmidt, etc. "Colorful Wrestlers" like Gorgeous George, Mahmud Youseff II, Ali Baba- The Mat-Man, Walter Podolak "The Golden Superman" Ghafoor Khan, Chief Little Wolf, the Great Togo. Hackenschmidt vs Ahmed Madrali bout. And a lot more.
Condition is VERY GOOD+++/-FINE Condition with the usual associated softness and wear from being handled, read and stored. Small tear in right edge of magazine on a few pages. Overall an amazingly nice copy of this scarce or rare magazine. Clean with vivid color highlights.
Kindly refer to scanned images they are accurate representations.
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