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carnival days of Catch Wrestling

A wrestler who would travel with a Circus and as part of the Athletic or AT show take on any challengers from the audience in a wrestling match. These shows reached their height of popularity from the late 1800s to the 1930s. 

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Catch as Catch Can

A phrase which means; "catch me if you can." A style of wrestling that seems ot have originated in northern England Lancashire. Catch Wrestling allowed the use of submission holds as well as pins to achieve victory in a match.

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