Ernest Roeber

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Ernest Roeber
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Born 1861
Died April 30, 1944

Ernest Roeber (1861 - April 30, 1944) was a German-American professional wrestler who held the European Greco-Roman Heavyweight Championship in 1894 to 1900 and again in 1900 to 1901. It is believed that the newsreel[dubious ] of his 1901 match against August Faust at the old Madison Square Garden is shown briefly in the current intro to WWE programming. Roeber has also held the American Greco-Roman Heavyweight Championship and the German World Heavyweight Championship.

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  • Sprechman, Jordan and Bill Shannon. This Day in New York Sports. Champaigne, Illinois: Sports Publishing LLC, 1998. ISBN 1-57167-254-0

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