Wrestling is a combat sport involving grappling type techniques such as clinch fighting, throws and takedowns, joint locks, pins and other grappling holds. The sport can either be theatrical for entertainment, or genuinely competitive. A wrestling bout is a physical competition, between two (occasionally more) competitors or sparring partners, who attempt to gain and maintain a superior position. There are a wide range of styles with varying rules with both traditional historic and modern styles. Wrestling techniques have been incorporated into other martial arts as well as military hand-to-hand combat systems.
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Long before the days of Memphis Wrestling, Heywood Allen made wrestling a Tuesday night tradition in Louisville. The Allen Club ran for 22 years under two owners and featured the top stars of the day including Lou Thesz, Buddy Rogers, Baron Leone, Gorgeous George, Johnny Valentine, Freddie Blassie, Mildred Burke, Mae Young. Bo Bo Brazil, and The Sheik. Show your love for Louisville's wrestling past with this original throwback tee!
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A Roman legion was the largest unit of the Roman army involving from 3000 men in early times to over 5200 men in imperial times, consisting of centuries as the basic units. Until the middle of the first century, 10 cohorts (about 5,000 men) made up a Roman Legion.
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