Media Reports Mamiashvili Punched Female Wrestler

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Yesterday, several media outlets reported that Russian Wrestling Federation President Mikhail Mamiashvili punched a woman wrestler in the face. 

Competing at 63kg, Russia's Inna Truzhukova lost in her Bronze medal bout on Thursday. According to The Washington Post, Truzhokva said later that evening there was a confrontation where Mamiashvili struck her twice in the face. Mamiashvili, who also serves as Vice President at United World Wrestling, denied the claims, telling Championat:

I did not hit the Innu Trazhukovu. We had a conversation in a raised voice. Such was. After the defeats we have always a hard call, but before battering never came. I do not know why it is said. Her personal trainer to be present at our meeting. Let him tell you how it was.
The Senior Editor of a popular Russian sports site, Artur Petrosyan tweeted otherwise stating that Mamiashvili didn't deny it, and that Russian Olympic Committee Member, Shamil Tarpischev responed in kind:

LNR, another Russian website, suggests United World Wrestling began an internal investigation but that has yet to be confirmed.

141 At The Reno Tournament Of Champions Will Be Tremendous

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Just how tremendous might the 141 pound bracket at the 2017 Reno Tournament of Champions be? Well, how does three of the top five ranked wrestlers plus Kaden Gfeller sound? Indeed, 141 at Reno is shaping up to be quite tremendous.

With North Carolina State, Wyoming and Missouri all scheduled to send full teams to the biggest little city in the world, we could see a bracket with No. 2 Kevin Jack, No. 4 Bryce Meredith and No. 5 Jaydin Eierman. 

Top 7 Rankings Movers Of Ironman

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As usual there were a number of guys who showed up in a big way at Ironman this weekend, while others took some losses and saw their stock go down a bit. 

Most Memorable Moments Of Ironman

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Every tournament has its unforgettable moments, but this year's Ironman had a little something extra. 

Three Events Live On FloWrestling This Weekend

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Another weekend has brought another loaded slate of events on FloWrestling. 

Preliminary Midlands 2017 Entry List

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The 55th edition of the Ken Kraft Midlands is coming to Flo at the end of this month, December 29th and 30th. Since there's a bit of a break in the college season before that, we wanted to give you the list of starters likely heading to Chicago.

NCAA DI Stock Report: Pre-Reno Quietude

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We had a relatively quiet week in between the Cliff Keen chaos and whatever insanity awaits the wrestling world at the Reno Tournament of Champions this weekend.

Oklahoma State Redshirts Are Set To Compete In Reno

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FloWrestling has received confirmation that the Oklahoma State Cowboys are storming the Reno Tournament of Champions this weekend with one of the most talented group of redshirts in the country. 

The Next Test For Every #1

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As the first semester of the college wrestling comes to a close, we have yet to see a top-ranked wrestler in Division I go down. But there is plenty of season left to wrestle and opportunities for them to be unseated from their thrones.

FRL 251 - Time For Suriano vs. Spencer Talk

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In FRL 251, we discuss Iowa's weekend including a potential matchup between Nick Suriano and Spencer Lee.

Biggest Upsets From 2017 Walsh Ironman

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Upsets are a huge part of our sport, and the biggest tournaments are recognized as such because huge stars go down. The 2017 Walsh Jesuit Ironman was a great example of that, and here are the dozen that stood out to us this past weekend in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.