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TheMat.com moving to USOC website platform with new look and functionality

This week, TheMat.com will move to the USOC platform, with a new look, new functionality, but with the same favorite features....

Terry Shockley named Chairman of the Board of Governors of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame

Shockley will succeed long-time chairman Jim Keen. Sr. as Chairman of the Board....

Iowa's Tony Ramos determined to finish career with NCAA title

The Hawkeye senior will battle Virginia Tech's Devin Carter in the NWCA All-Star Classic on Saturday....

NCAA announces finalist cities for its championships for 2014-18, including wrestling at all levels

Cleveland, Kansas City, Louisville, New York City, Oklahoma City, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia & St. Louis are Div. I finalists. Div. II and III finalists also announced....



#KeepOlympicWrestling COUNTDOWN – 5 days



5 days until the IOC vote in Buenos Aires...

5 – Hamid Sourian (Iran), 5 WORLD TITLES, 1x Olympic champ
5 – Georgi Kogouashvili (Russia), 5 WORLD TITLES
5 – Nikolai Balboshin (Soviet Union), 5 WORLD TITLES, 1x Olympic champ
5 – Nikola Hartmann (Austria), 5 WORLD TITLES
5 – Alexander Tomov (Bulgaria), 5 WORLD TITLES
5 – Valeri Rensanchev (Soviet Union), 5 WORLD TITLES, 2x Olympic champ
5 – Xiue Zhong (China), 5 WORLD TITLES
5 – Ali Aliev (Soviet Union), 5 WORLD TITLES
5 – Leri Khabelov (Russia), 5 WORLD TITLES, 1x Olympic champ
5 – Makharbek Khadartsev (Russia), 5 WORLD TITLES, 2x Olympic champ
5 – Abdullah Movahed (Iran), 5 WORLD TITLES, 1x Olympic champ
5 – Shoko Yoshimura (Japan), 5 WORLD TITLES
5 – Dong Feng Liu (China), 5 WORLD TITLES
5 – Viktor Igumenov (Russia), 5 WORLD TITLES

Fact - Wrestling was a featured sport in the ancient Olympic Games in Greece, which were held from 776 BC through 394 AD. The two most successful wrestlers were Milo of Croton and Hipposthenes of Sparta, both who won six Olympic wrestling titles.

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