BURROUGHS GOING FOR GOLD! Lampe, Anthony going for bronze at World Championships

BUDAPEST, Hungary – Jordan Burroughs is back in the finals at the World Championships. The 2011 World champion and 2012 Olympic gold medalist stormed into the finals of the 2013 World Wrestling Championships with a dominating first-session performance Wednesday at Papp Laszlo Sports Arena. Burroughs won three matches by technical… Continue reading

Dlagnev places fifth in men’s freestyle at World Championships

BUDAPEST, Hungary – Tervel Dlagnev’s quest for a second World medal came up short. Dlagnev placed fifth at the World Wrestling Championships in freestyle wrestling at 120 kg/264.5 lbs. on Tuesday night at Papp Laszlo Sports Arena. Dlagnev was unable to generate any offense in a 3-0 loss to Taha… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

Escobedo advances to bronze-medal match at World Championships

BUDAPEST, Hungary – American Angel Escobedo has reached the bronze-medal match at the World Championships. Escobedo went 3-1 in the first session as the seven-day World Championships kicked off on Monday afternoon at Papp Laszlo Sports Arena. Escobedo will meet Turkey’s Sezer Akgul in the bronze bout in freestyle wrestling… Continue reading

U.S. sends talented teams for the World Wrestling Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Sept. 16-22

By Gary Abbott COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Only eight days after the International Olympic Committee selected wrestling as an additional sport for the 2020 and 2024 Olympic Games, the most important international wrestling event of the year is being held in Budapest, Hungary, the 2013 World Wrestling Championships. Competition will… Continue reading