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Wrestling => International => Topic started by: ViseGrip on August 09, 2017, 09:57:01 AM

Title: Doug Blubaugh v Imam-Ali Habibi
Post by: ViseGrip on August 09, 2017, 09:57:01 AM
Good article about huge upset at the 1960 Olympics
http://newsok.com/doug-blubaughs-upset-of-emam-ali-habibi-one-of-olympics-greatest-upsets/article/5559394



(https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/30/e2/aa/30e2aaa265274f679ac79c41fb14d8e2.jpg)
The venue

(https://i.ytimg.com/vi/j9DJ2KVNSTk/hqdefault.jpg)
The fall

Title: Re: Doug Blubaugh v Imam-Ali Habibi
Post by: RYou on August 16, 2017, 08:15:03 AM
Wrestling within open air ruins of the Roman Forum had to be the coolest venue ever.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basilica_of_Maxentius

Title: Re: Doug Blubaugh v Imam-Ali Habibi
Post by: ViseGrip on August 16, 2017, 11:15:19 PM
Wrestling within open air ruins of the Roman Forum had to be the coolest venue ever.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basilica_of_Maxentius

That's why I included that pic
Title: Re: Doug Blubaugh v Imam-Ali Habibi
Post by: FalconWrestlingKY on August 17, 2017, 08:12:11 PM
I got to hear Blubaugh describe the moment in person, he would always say he got lucky and caught Imam making a mistake