Military & Mat

There's a centuries-long connection between the sport of wrestling and warfare. The National Wrestling Hall of Fame & Museum in Stillwater, Oklahoma has honored this wrestling-and-the-military link in a number of ways, by producing an exhibit, a fan fest event in St. Louis during the 2009 NCAAs, and a new book, Glory Beyond the Sport: Wrestling and the Military. RevWrestling.com's Mark Palmer talked to the Hall's Executive Director Lee Roy Smith to learn more about these tributes to those who both wrestled and served their country.

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