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2019 World champion 92 kg

  1. What Happened With J'den Cox, And What Happens Next?

    What Happened With J'den Cox, And What Happens Next?

    Apr 5, 2021

    Before the first whistle blew in Fort Worth at this weekend's US Olympic Trials, USA Wrestling announced that two-time World champion and four-time World and Olympic medalist, J'den Cox had missed weight and would not be allowed to compete. Not surprisingly, this sent shock waves through the wrestling community, and for the entire weekend, that story remained at the top of many people's minds.

  2. Kevin Jackson on J'den Cox Saga: 'We're Not Giving Up'

    Kevin Jackson on J'den Cox Saga: 'We're Not Giving Up'

    Apr 2, 2021

    Two-time World champion J’den Cox is pursuing steps to get back into the Olympic Trials after being removed from the 97-kilogram bracket Friday morning when he did not make weight by the 8 a.m. deadline. 

  3. J'den Cox Does Not Make Weight, Will Not Compete At Olympic Team Trials

    J'den Cox Does Not Make Weight, Will Not Compete At Olympic Team Trials

    Apr 2, 2021

    The reigning two-time 92kg world gold medalist J'den Cox has been removed from the 97kg bracket at the Olympic Team Trials. 

  4. Trials History Says Expect Something Unexpected

    Trials History Says Expect Something Unexpected

    Apr 1, 2021

    Brandon Slay transformed from a seventh seed in the U.S. Open into an Olympic champion in a span of six months.  

  5. 5 Titles, 9 Medals On The Line In Cox vs Snyder

    5 Titles, 9 Medals On The Line In Cox vs Snyder

    Mar 31, 2021

    Kyle Snyder and J'den Cox are two of the United States' most accomplished wrestlers, and if they square off at the Olympic Trials this weekend, it won't be for the first time. With respect to the rest of the 97 kg field, the nine World or Olympic medals, five of those gold, between Cox and Snyder makes this one of the most anticipated potential matchups of Saturday's Olympic Trials finals.

  6. Men's Freestyle Olympic Trials Mega Preview

    Men's Freestyle Olympic Trials Mega Preview

    Mar 31, 2021

    The 2021 US Olympic Trials go down this weekend. All the action will be streamed either through NBC Sports Network or NBC's Peackock streaming service. Meanwhile, we'll have a watch party live throughout the trials to keep wrestling fans in the loop. Before all the action goes down, check out the contenders and challengers for the 2021 Olympic Trials.