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Frank Gotch World Catch Championships in Humboldt, Iowa 2016!

An event of epic proportions will be held in Humboldt, Iowa, on July 3, 2016, when the

first ever Frank Gotch World Catch Championships come to the hometown of the most

legendary figure in catch wrestling history.


The Catch Wrestling Alliance (CWA) headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, has announced

it will hold its third annual event on July 3 in Humboldt. The CWA has already hosted two major

tournaments but this is the first one that will have Frank Gotch’s name attached.

“We are tremendously excited to make this announcement,” said Dr. Raul Ramirez,

executive director of the CWA and a catch wrestling instructor and practitioner. “Catch wrestling

was the top form of wrestling in America in the early part of the 20th century, and Frank Gotch

was its foremost star. He is the Babe Ruth or the Muhammad Ali of this sport.”

Gotch was born in 1878 on a farm three miles south of Humboldt, a town of 5,000

situated in north central Iowa. His legacy has been kept alive in the town for a century, …

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