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    Re: Metcalf's Problem International

    I agree that Metcalf is definitely coming up short on the international scene but the in my opinion the reasons why he is falling short discussed here are very north american minded. I would wager...
  2. Re: Cutting of Men's FS and GR Weight Classes - Opinion

    Bringing the women up to the same amount as the men was needed because of the IOC mandate of gender equality. They also dont want to allow anymore medals in our sport. The only way to do it is to...
  3. Cutting of Men's FS and GR Weight Classes - Opinion

    What is the forum's opinion on the decision to add 2 women's weights at the expense of the men's program?

    Was it a necessary move that will lead to the reinstatement of wrestling in the 2020...
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    Re: 27th Summer Universiade in Kazan

    84 Final
    Exciting match. New rules are really making things more exciting to watch...for now.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WT1oSdcBIQs&feature=c4-overview&list=UUt14o80nS5yARwX5Xh4jyQg
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    Re: New Greco/Freestyle rules proposals.

    Im excited about the rule changes. I think it will make things interesting and easier for fans to follow. As an added bonus, whenever in wrestling their have been rule changes scoring goes up...
  6. Thread: changes

    by jba205
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    Re: changes

    Ive heard talk of going back to 2 x 3 min periods with pushouts being worth 1, takedowns 2, exposure 3, takedown to back, 4 and 5 points for grand amplitude.

    Andy Hrovat also offered up the idea...
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    Re: IOC drops wrestling from 2020 Olympics

    was there supposed to be a photo? Can't see it.
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    Re: IOC drops wrestling from 2020 Olympics

    What a joke the IOC is. Why dont we just get it over with and make the X-Games the new olympics.
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    Top All Out Wars of All Time

    Nominate your favorite complete battle/war between two great wrestlers.

    My first has to be Gadisov vs Yazdani in London:

    Yazdani (IRI) v Gadisov (RUS); 2012 Olympics 96kg Rd 16 - YouTube
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  10. Thread: Good Matches

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    Re: Good Matches

    What call do they make at the end of this match? After the whistle? Pretty impressive for Williams.

    2001 Senior World Championships: 76 kg Joe Williams (USA) vs. Bouvaisar Saitiev (RUS) - YouTube
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    Read if you are a wrestler

    Forr the first time, FILA is asking for our input regarding wrestling rule changes for the next Olympic cycle. FILA made this announcement prior to the London Games (La FILA ajoute une section...
  12. Thread: Canada Cup

    by jba205
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    Re: Canada Cup

    "are you serious? Burroughs will eat him"

    Burroughs' coaches are protecting him from Gentry till the Olympics. At the last training camp they were at, his coach would make sure they didn't...
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    Re: European Championships

    any videos?
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    Re: Hard times coming for Iranian teams

    To JudoWrestler:
    Do you recognize Israel as a nation?
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    Re: Yarygin 2012, Jan 27-29

    Bowflex and shake weight interval training.
  16. Re: Burroughs will be our only Freestyle Olympic Gold

    I'm glad to see some good discussion on here finally.

    I agree with whoever said JB was def on the radar because of Ukraine. I was there and everyone was talking about him. At first the...
  17. Re: Burroughs will be our only Freestyle Olympic Gold

    I'm glad we're more optimistic. Looking back, how many people looked at the way Cael wrestled and said "he only has ankle picks". People like burroughs, smith and cael are the hardest type of...
  18. Re: Burroughs will be our only Freestyle Olympic Gold

    I am amazed at how quickly americans have abandoned JB and the rest of their wrestlers. Tsargush was at the top of his game at Worlds and JB beat him convincingly. Tsargush was lucky to take him to...
  19. Thread: Good Matches

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    Re: Good Matches

    Marsagishvili(GEO)-URISHEV(RUS) Final - 84 Kg European Championship 2011 Dortmund - YouTube

    What happened in this match?

    Shouldn't Marsagishili have won?

    Dato is an unreal wrestler for...
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    Re: Jordan Burroughs matches Urkinian Memorial

    Thanks bwh27 . The vids of Burroughs are on Leigh Verlings camera in Calgary. I only have his final on mine, which has probably been viewed 10,000 times on youtube by now. I hope he does well at...
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    Re: Jordan Burroughs matches Urkinian Memorial

    Thanks bwh27 for posting the vids. The vids of Burroughs I had are on Leigh Verlings camera in Calgary. I only have his final on mine, which has probably been viewed 10,000 on youtube by now. I hope...
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    Re: Jordan Burroughs matches Urkinian Memorial

    I have some. I'll try and post them to youtube.
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    Re: Burroughs vs Tsargush

    The guy wins one international match and we're comparing him to Tsargush? It would be a blow out, Tsargush style. 1-0 1-0.
  24. Thread: Pelado

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    Re: Pelado

    Isn't Blanco from South America?
  25. Re: Who are the 3 best wrestlers in the world in freestyle and greco?

    My picks for current current best freestyle wrestlers are:
    Kudhokov, Tsargush, Garzon
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