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Dick Shikat Beats Danno O'Mahoney In First American Defeat For Irish Matman
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The Hartford Courant (1923-1991) - Hartford, Conn.
Date: Mar 3, 1936
Start Page: 13
Pages: 1
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New York, March 2.--(AP.)--Dick Shikat of Philadelphia tonight became claimant to the world heavyweight wrestling title when he defeated Danno O'Mahoney of Ireland in a one fall match. Shikat, who weighed 227, two pounds more than the Irishman, forced O'Mahoney to...

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