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NEW YORK, April 6. Gotch, tho American wrestler, severely punished Hackenschmidt at Chicago during a two^hours' catclv-as catch-can contest, and finally threw Hackenschmidt heavily. Though the referee disallowed the fall, Hackensohmidt refused to continuo, 'thereby forfeiting the world's championship. In connection with the defeat of Hackensehmidt by Gotch in the wrestling match at Chicago, the New York World states that Gotch jammed his thumbs into Hackeiischmidt's eyes and pOched his face, drawing blood. Hackenschmidt repeatedly complained to the referee, who declined to interfere, ftackenschmidt also declared that Goicb had oiled his body prior to wrestling 1 . The ''Russian Lion" states Gotch dug his finger nails into his opponent's face, tried to pull his ear off, and, instead of wrestling 1 , fought like a cat.

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HACKENSCHMIDT DEFEATED. Bay of Plenty Times, Volume XXXVI, Issue 5191, 10 April 1908

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