May 19, 2013
LOS ANGELES – Former Oklahoma State wrestler Jordan Oliver went 2-0 on the day at the United 4 Wrestling event in Los Angeles on Sunday, defeating Russia’s Magomed Kurbanaliev and Haislan Garcia of Canada.
Oliver’s thriller of a match against Kurbanaliev opened the event and was the first match under the new freestyle rules that were introduced on Saturday by *the International Federation of Associated Wrestling (FILA). Oliver trailed with just seconds left in the match before scoring a takedown to edge Kurbanaliev, 7-6. Oliver continued his freestyle dominance in his bout against Garcia, where he defeated the Canadian, 5-2.
The day was also highlighted by performances from former Cowboys Coleman Scott and Chris Pendleton.
Pendleton earned a technical fall over Canada’s Manjot Sandhu in less than two minutes, winning 10-0, while Scott fell to Opan Sat of Russia, 6-2.