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Chamizo has been one of the biggest stars on the international scene for quite some time now and the star power doesn't seem to be going any time soon. Chamizo began wrestling at the age of seven in Cuba when he stumbled on a wrestling facility after some curiosity. Chamizo began his senior level career in 2010 at only the age of 17. Out the gate, Chamizo was a gold medalist at the Pan Am championships and won bronze at the senior world championships that same year. Chamizo faced some adversity in 2011 finishing 12th at the world championships, the Cuban federation suspended him for two years citing weight management difficulties.

  1. The Biggest Men's Freestyle Rivalries We Want Renewed At Worlds

    The Biggest Men's Freestyle Rivalries We Want Renewed At Worlds

    Sep 7, 2022

    One of the best things about the World Championships is that it increases the chances that you'll get to see the renewal of some of the raddest international rivalries in the sport of wrestling. And what's cooler than sports rivalries? Not much if we're being honest.
  2. 74kg 2022 World Championship Preview: Kyle Dake Seeking 4th World Title

    74kg 2022 World Championship Preview: Kyle Dake Seeking 4th World Title

    Aug 10, 2022

    Kyle Dake will be Team USA’s representative at 74kg and will look to defend his world title on September 16-17 in Belgrade, Serbia. Dake will be the favorite to bring home gold but will be challenged by a deep field. Check out the full preview below to get to know the biggest threats and landmines at 74kg.
  3. Top 3 Moments From 2022 Euros
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    Top 3 Moments From 2022 Euros

    Apr 1, 2022

    The 2022 European Championships were a showcase of some of the world’s best wrestlers - Kozak breaks down the biggest stories of the tournament.

  4. 74 kg Gold - Frank Chamizo, ITA vs Tajmuraz Salkazanov, SVK
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    74 kg Gold - Frank Chamizo, ITA vs Tajmuraz Salkazanov, SVK

    Mar 30, 2022

    74 kg gold medal match between Frank Chamizo (ITA) and Tajmuraz Salkazanov (SVK) at the 2022 European Championships.

  5. 74 kg Semifinal - Hrayr Alikhanyan, ARM vs Frank Chamizo, ITA
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    74 kg Semifinal - Hrayr Alikhanyan, ARM vs Frank Chamizo, ITA

    Mar 29, 2022

    74 kg semifinal match between Frank Chamizo (ITA) and Hrayr Alikhanyan (ARM) at the 2022 European Championships.

  6. 74kg - Frank Chamizo, ITA vs Giorgi Sulava, GEO
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    74kg - Frank Chamizo, ITA vs Giorgi Sulava, GEO

    Mar 29, 2022

    74kg round of 16 match between Frank Chamizo (ITA) and Giorgi Sulava (GEO) at the 2022 European Championships.

  7. 2022 European Championship Matchup Breakdowns
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    2022 European Championship Matchup Breakdowns

    Mar 29, 2022

    2022 European Championship Matchup Breakdowns

  8. Book 6, Control Ties, Countering Control Ties, Cross Pick From His 2-on-1
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    Book 6, Control Ties, Countering Control Ties, Cross Pick From His 2-on-1

    Aug 13, 2021

    Frank Chamizo made this 2-on-2 defense popular and while it looks complicated it's not as hard as it looks.

  9. Tokyo Olympic Wrestling Betting Odds Breakdown

    Tokyo Olympic Wrestling Betting Odds Breakdown

    Jul 17, 2021

    Barstool just put out Olympic betting odds for every wrestling weight class being contested at Tokyo. They are the most comprehensive odds we've seen (if you know of others, please let me know!) which lends itself to careful analysis in our quest to find wagering value.
  10. Dake's Biggest Competition In Tokyo
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    Dake's Biggest Competition In Tokyo

    Jul 3, 2021

    We take a look at the biggest competition for Kyle Dake at the Tokyo Olympics.

  11. 74kg Olympic Preview - Will Kyle Dake Dethrone Sidakov?

    74kg Olympic Preview - Will Kyle Dake Dethrone Sidakov?

    Jun 24, 2021

    UPDATE: We now have Kyle Dake's Olympic bracket. Check out his draw in that article, and then dive into this preview for everything you need to know about the weight.
  12. 74 kg Semifinal - Semen Radulov, UKR vs Frank Chamizo, ITA
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    74 kg Semifinal - Semen Radulov, UKR vs Frank Chamizo, ITA

    Jun 9, 2021

    74 kg Semifinal - Semen Radulov, UKR vs Frank Chamizo, ITA

  13. 74kg Quarter-Final - Frank Chamizo, ITA vs Daniyar Kaisanov, KAZ
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    74kg Quarter-Final - Frank Chamizo, ITA vs Daniyar Kaisanov, KAZ

    Jun 9, 2021

    74kg quarter-final match at the 2021 Poland Open between Frank Chamizo, ITA and Daniyar Kaisanov, KAZ

  14. 74kg Match - Frank Chamizo, ITA vs Lucas Kahnt, GER
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    74kg Match - Frank Chamizo, ITA vs Lucas Kahnt, GER

    Jun 9, 2021

    74kg match at the 2021 Poland Open between Frank Chamizo, ITA and Lucas Kahnt, GER

  15. 74 kg Semifinal - Frank CHAMIZO (ITA) vs. Zaurbek SIDAKOV (RUS)
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    74 kg Semifinal - Frank CHAMIZO (ITA) vs. Zaurbek SIDAKOV (RUS)

    Apr 23, 2021

    2018 World Championships: 74 kg Semifinal - Frank CHAMIZO (ITA) vs. Zaurbek SIDAKOV (RUS)