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We've got our co-main event for Who's #1: Alex Facundo vs Patrick Kennedy.
Facundo is coming off a bronze medal at the Cadet world championships in Sofia, Bulgaria. It was his second straight medal at Cadet worlds, putting him in elite company with guys like Yianni Diakomihalis, Gable Steveson, and Kurt McHenry, all of whom have also wrestled at Who's #1.
The rising junior at Davison high school in Michigan is looking to join four other WNO alumni as two-time winners of the event. Meanwhile, Iowa commit Kennedy is making his first appearance.
The #6 overall recruit in the Class of 2020, Kennedy has won three Minnesota state titles for Kasson-Mantorville. He just missed teching his way through Fargo, only giving up points in his semi and winning by 10 or more in six of his seven matches.
The match will present an excellent clash of styles, as Facundo is dominant on top, excellent defensively, and has a world class duckunder. Kennedy meanwhile is leg attack heavy and will cut a guy to build his lead, but has worked to improve his top game over the years.
Facundo was the Super 32 champ at 160 last year and Kennedy the runner-up at 170. Back in 2017, Facundo won a Fargo stop sign and Kennedy grabbed himself a Super 32 belt.
As the higher ranked wrestler, Facundo has chosen the match to be wrestled folkstyle. Facundo is the #1 ranked prospect in the Class of 2021, but has not yet committed to a college.