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Old 06-23-2007, 05:08 PM   #18
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Default Re: Does Jeffries belong in the top 30 of all time?

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Originally Posted by UpWithEvil
Yeah, because of you

THAT would be something to see - the world's greatest Greco-Roman wrestler trying to upend arguably the greatest athlete in the world. I have a couple of newspaper account of their exhibitions although Jeffries isn't credited with a throw in either one. Are you aware of any reports that credit Jeffries with a throw on Roeber during their touring?
Unfortunately, I don't have any Roeber-Jeffries newspaper accounts. If the matches were genuine rather than purely for exhibition, it would definitely be impressive to read.

If we could locate Roeber/Jeffries, it would be the earliest wrestling film in existence.

Ah, by the way: http://memory.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/.../~ammem_E8bw::

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