A bodybuilder turned wrestler, who became one of the most famous male models of the early 1900s, George was the first recognized world wide heavyweight wrestling champion from 1901 until he lost to Frank Gotch in 1908. Considered by many to be the greatest wrestler ever – matches against Gotch are all time classics.
Born July 20th, 1878; died in 1968. 5’11”, 235 lbs.
He was most well known as a wrestler.