”The Terrible Turk” Yusuf Ismail


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The "Turkish Invasion" of the Parisian wrestling world crossed the Atlantic to challenge the greatest American wrestlers of the day. How would the US greats like Roeber, Jenkins, and the original "Strangler" Lewis contend against the Ottoman Giant? Find out when we explore the US tour of Yusuf Ismail, The Terrible Turk!


-Cited newspaper articles

-Evan "The Strangler" Lewis: The Most Feared Wrestler of the 19th Century, by Ken ZImmerman Jr

--Shooters: The Toughest Men in Profession Wrestling, by Jonathan Snowden

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