From the 1940’s-1960’s, many American divers would participate in the sport of Octopus Wrestling where you capture giant octopi, drag them to shallower water and wrestle them close to shore.

In April 1963, some 25 Pacific octopi were captured and wrestled by humans in the World Octopus Wrestling Championship (Puget Sound, Washington). Bring back this amazing sport!

Read this April 1949 article from Mechanix Illustrated.

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