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The World Freestyle Wrestling Championships take place on September 8 and 9 of 2014. Bloody Elbow brings a preview of the 61 kg weight class. Last year I saw Russia's Bekhan Goygereev destroy the field en route to a gold medal in the 2013 World Championships at 60 kg. I thought that I had just witnessed the ascension of wrestling's newest megastar and that Goygereev would maintain a Stranglehold on the division for as long as he wanted. Then something weird happened: Goygereev started losing. In read news >>

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The World Freestyle Wrestling Championships take place on September 8 and 9 of 2014. Bloody Elbow brings a preview of the tournament's lightest weight class. The last three world champions in freestyle wrestling's lightest weight will take the mat this year in Tashkent to see if they can add another world gold to their record. Iran's Hassan Rahimi returns to try to replicate his 2013 success, where he beat India's Amit Kumar in the world finals. Kumar, in keeping with the growing Indian traditio read news >>

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Henry Cejudo is a former Olympic gold medalist. He won gold in 2008 in Beijing for wrestling in the freestyle 55kg division. He went back for the Olympic trials in 2012 but didn't make it. He retired on the mat by removing his shoes and tossing them to the crowd. In early 2013, he announced plans to begin training for MMA, and he made his debut in March 2013 at bantamweight. He won that fight by submission to punches in just about 90 seconds. He racked up a record of 6-0 before being signed to t read news >>

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September 8-14, 2014 approaches and brings with it FILA's World Freestyle Wrestling Championships. Bloody Elbow presents a primer to the coming week of weight by weight previews. I love the Freestyle Wrestling World Championships. I also dread them. From a fan's perspective this tournament feels like playing no-limit hold 'em for the highest stakes imaginable; you'll either leave the table flush with riches, or totally crushed and destitute. The World Championships have no mercy, and any moment read news >>

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Henry Cejudo is an Olympic gold medalist in wrestling who is scheduled to make his octagon debut Saturday night at UFC 177. His resume is lofty, but according to Cejudo, all those accolades are simply a platform inspire the world.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

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Shayna Baszler met with members of the media at Thursday's UFC 177 media day to discuss her fight with Beth Correia, training with UFC champ Ronda Rousey, and more. read news >>

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After eight years, Fresno State will bring back its wrestling program, marking college wrestling's most important victory to date in its fight to stay alive in the Golden State. Fresno State (California State University-Fresno) president Joseph Castro has announced that his school will reinstate its decorated NCAA Division I wrestling program. The Fresno Bee reported that Castro will finalize a time table for the teams return in the coming months "It's no longer a question of whether (wrestling read news >>

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"King Mo" Muhammed Lawal doesn't think that Rampage Jackson's heart is in fighting anymore, especially after the two fought on the Bellator PPV. He also says pro-wrestling is harder than MMA. Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal has been a fixture on the Bellator scene since knocking out Przemyslaw Mysiala at Bellator 86. At the tip of the Bellator's efforts to promote their brand, Lawal has had an up-and-down tenure in the promotion, losing his three most high profile bouts--twice to Emanuel Newton and onc read news >>

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Having been a fan of MMA back to the early days of Pancrase and training with Josh Barnett, Davey Richards turned his love of the sport into a heavy influence on his TNA Impract Wrestling persona. read news >>

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Because Olympics > High School. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight titleholder Jon Jones was bagging on UFC 182 opponent Daniel Cormier, because "DC" was unable to medal at the Olympics, coming in fourth place as captain of the United States wrestling squad. See "Bones" yucking it up with Jimmy Kimmel here. But as the former heavyweight argues, it was a lot better than what "Bones" was able to accomplish. From Twitter: Saw Jones on @jimmykimmel clowning me for 4th in the OLYM read news >>

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