Killer Kowalski

My father used to chase me, trying to claw me like this wrestler Killer Kowalski from when he was young. He told me about how this guy would get your stomach inside the 'claw' and wrestle his opponents into submission. I always remembered this story, and when Killer Kowalski died earlier this year, I thought of making a poster for my father. I finally got around to doing that today. This is from one of his most famous matches where he kicked the referee, boxing legend Jack Dempsey, who had to be hospitalized. The R.I. Auditorium was where sporting events were held until the early 1970s, when the Providence Civic Center was built.

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