Escobedo places fifth on first day of World Championships

BUDAPEST, Hungary – Angel Escobedo gave a determined effort, but came up just short of winning a medal at the World Wrestling Championships.

Turkey’s Sezer Akgul shot in on a leg attack and finished for a second-period takedown en route to edging Escobedo 2-1 in their bronze-medal freestyle match on Monday night at Papp Laszlo Sports Arena. Continue reading at www.themat.com