Sport: Australian Tag

The snorting burlesque known as U.S. professional wrestling has developed a new kind of hokum called Australian Tag. Introduced in the Midwest this winter by Chicago Promoter Fred Kohler—who heard about it from Wrestling Referee Sam Clapham, onetime light-heavyweight champion of Australia—tag wrestling is just the old burlesque doubled. Instead of two-man foolery, each comedian inside the ropes has a partner just outside. When the insider appears to need relief, he can get it by struggling over to the ropes and tagging his partner. According to the rules, only two men are...

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