Jordan Burroughs Scoring Highlights from the 2011 World Championships
Highlights of Jordan Burroughs scoring on his way to the 2011 World Championship at 74kg. Thanks to Andy Vogel of Gettysburg College for putting together this great piece.
74 lbs finals Jordan Burroughs USA vs. Sadegh Goudarzi Iran
Men's Freestyle Practice
Here is a men's freestyle workout at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, CO. This practice took place during a world championships training camp in late August of 2011 in preparation for the event in Istanbul, Turkey.
55 lbs round2 Nick Simmons USA vs. Alexandru Chirtoaca MDA
74 lbs round2 Jordan Burroughs USA vs. Denis Tsargush Russia
USA worlds highlights
Here is a look at the scoring highlights for the USA wrestlers at the 2011 world championships from Istanbul, Turkey.
74 lbs semi-finals Jordan Burroughs USA vs. Ashraf Aliyev AZE
Chael Sonnen Wrestling Workout
Chael Sonnen has wrestled his entire life, continues to wrestle, coach and enjoys the sport immensely. Chael talks about freestyle wrestling, previous successful USA teams and the current team that just finished third at the 2011 world championships in Istanbul, Turkey. This video was shot at Clackamas Community College near Portland Oregon. The young man wrestling with Chael is 184lb wrestler Austin Moorehead.
Tsargush Technique Exposed
Denis Targush Patented singlet pull setup is exposed while he is wrestling the New World Champion Jordan Burroughs in round 2 of the World Championships help in Istanbul Turkey.
World Champion Jordan Burroughs
Jordan Burroughs talks about his run through the 2011 World Championships helt in Istanbul Turkey. Jordan Burroughs had to go through Denis Tsargush, 2 time world champion from Russia, in the 2nd round of the tournament. Jordan Burroughs also defeated the returning world silver medalist to claim his title.
120 lbs finals Riza Kayaalp Turkey vs. Mijain Lopez Nunez Cuba
Mijain Lopez of Cuba is considered one of the best wrestlers in the world and one of, if not the best, athlete in all of wrestling. He has been accused of taking a dive and throwing matches for money in the past. Many people in the press section from all over the world let it be known that they thought he got paid to lose the gold medal match to the hometown Turk. Watch the video and tell us what you think
Chael Sonnen's thoughs on World Championships
Former wrestler and current UFC middleweight contender Chael Sonnen gives us his take on the 2011 World Championships and how the USA team performed. He feels that guys who don't take first are almost looked down upon when they should be praised. In this country for us to understand how good our top guy is we must understand how good the second guy is whom he had to beat.
96 3rd, Jake Varner, USA vs Taimuraz Tigiyev, KAZ
84 3rd, Cael Sanderson, USA vs Saritov, Russia
84 lbs round2 Cael Sanderson USA vs. Sharif Sharifov AZE
Men's freestyle playing basketball
Before one of the workouts at their training camp in late August the men's freestyle wrestling team plays some battle basketball to get warmed up.
Caels Close Call Clinch
This is the clinch that took place in the 3rd place match between Cael Sanderson and Albert Saritov. Cael Sanderson gave up the point and the period in this scramble.
60 lbs finals Franklin Gomez Puerto Rico vs. Besik Kudukhov Russia
Franklin Gomez - You Gotta Be Happy
Franklin Gomez came into the world championships and made it all the way to the finals before falling to defending world champion Besik Kudukhov from Russia. Franklin Gomez talks about his journey through the tournament and becoming the first medalist for Puerto Rico.
74 lbs quarter-finals Jordan Burroughs USA vs. Moreno Robertty Venezuela