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Duncan C. Ross

Name: Duncan C. Ross
Height: 6'
Weight: 206 lbs
Born: March 16, 1855
From: Turkey

Duncan Ross was born in Turkey in 1855 to Scottish parents. Had a 45 inch chest and 16 inch biceps. Known for throwing and wrestling. Declared himself successor to Donald Dinnie and George Goldie as 'Champion Athlete' in the 1870s. Based in various locations including Toronto, New York and Kentucky.

Came to Australia in the period between 1880-1885 and wrestled in Melbourne.

Won a Victoria Corss for Valor in the British Army. Ross died on September 8, 1919.

Credit: 100 Years of Australian Professional Wrestling by Libnan Ayoub,, All-Around Men: Heroes of a Forgotten Sport by Frank Zarnowski