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Defeats Joe Stecher in Championship Match in New York DEFEATS STECHER FOR TITLE OF MAT
The Hartford Courant (1887-1922) - Hartford, Conn.
Date: Dec 14, 1920
Start Page: 16
Pages: 1
Section: Connecticut's Best Sport Page
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New York, Dec. 13.-- Ed "Strangler" Lewis won the world's heavyweight catch-as-catch-can wrestling, championship here tonight by throwing Joe Stecher, in one hour and 11 minutes, 56 seconds with a bend and hip lock. Lewis weighed 228 pounds, twenty more than his opponent.

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