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Gus Sonnenberg Captures World Wrestling Championship From Strangler Lewis
Flying Tackle Pins Champ; Butts Make Him Quit Ring First Fall Comes After 29 Minutes and 46 Seconds of Grappling--Lewis Disqualified For Refusing to Continue Match in Boston
The Hartford Courant (1923-1991) - Hartford, Conn.
Date: Jan 5, 1929
Start Page: 14
Pages: 1
Abstract (Document Summary)

Boston, Jan. 4.--(AP.)--Gus Sonnenberg, Dartmouth football star, won the heavyweight wrestling championship of the world from Ed "Strangler" Lewis here tonight, when the latter was disqualified after refusing to return to the ring after being-butted Out seven times.

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