“Ring-Combat” – A Novel 1920s Wrestling Sport

  • Originally published on the Bartitsu.org site on Saturday, 2nd December 2017

In this ingenious and curious style of wrestling, athletes contend over the possession of a solid rubber ring, with the winner being the grappler who is able to wrest the ring away from their opponent.  This ’20s-vintage sport was revived some years ago by members of the Bartitsu Club of Chicago, who endorse Ring-Combat as a strenuously enjoyable form of recreation.

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