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Amir Zare is an Iranian freestyle wrestler. 2021 was a breakout year for the 20 year old as he earned a bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics at 125 kg and followed it up with a gold medal at the 2021 World Championships in Oslo at 125 kg. Additonally, Zare is a Cadet and U23 World Champion.

  1. Team USA Men's Freestyle Updates At The 2022 World Championships

    Team USA Men's Freestyle Updates At The 2022 World Championships

    Sep 18, 2022

    It's all about the team race: USA vs Iran! It's party time in Belgrade, let's go!
  2. 125kg 2022 World Championships Preview: Zillmer's Tough Road To A Medal

    125kg 2022 World Championships Preview: Zillmer's Tough Road To A Medal

    Aug 22, 2022

    Hayden Zillmer will be Team USA’s representative at 125kg at the 2022 Senior World Championships. Zillmer will take the mat September 15-16 in Belgrade, Serbia against a field that includes 3 past world champions. Check out a full preview of this loaded weight below to see a breakdown of the projected seeds, the favorites, and all the top challengers at 125kg.
  3. Gable Steveson Confirms He Wants Zare At Battle At The Ballpark

    Gable Steveson Confirms He Wants Zare At Battle At The Ballpark

    Oct 12, 2021

    With Gable Steveson going to the WWE after winning his Olympic gold medal, wrestling fans thought they might never get to see Gable defend his title. And with Iran's Amir Zare cementing himself as the new baddest man on the planet by dominating his way to a World title in Oslo, there became no match wrestling fans needed more. That all might change, however, with the announcement of Team USA vs Team Iran on February 12, 2022, at Globe Life Field.
  4. World Championships Men's Freestyle Bracket Reactions

    World Championships Men's Freestyle Bracket Reactions

    Oct 1, 2021

    The best part of waking up is seeing fresh brackets from Oslo, in our humble opinion. Day 1 competitors Daton Fix, David Taylor, Kyle Dake & Nick Gwiazdowski have their draws, let's break them down before action gets underway in the wee hours of Saturday morning.
  5. 10 Years Worth Of Historic Junior Worlds Matches

    10 Years Worth Of Historic Junior Worlds Matches

    Aug 13, 2021

    The Junior World Championships will be held in Ufa, Russia and will take place from August 16-22. With the benefit of hindsight, we can look back over the past 10 years of Junior Worlds to see how future world/Olympic medalists and champions first made their mark at Junior Worlds. This article will highlight some of the best matches from the past 10 years.
  6. Olympic Games Expectations Vs Reality

    Olympic Games Expectations Vs Reality

    Aug 8, 2021

    What an insane Olympic Games.
  7. Dake, Steveson, & Winchester Receive Olympic Draws

    Dake, Steveson, & Winchester Receive Olympic Draws

    Aug 4, 2021

    There are no easy draws for Team USA on day 5 of Olympic wrestling in Tokyo, but World champs Kyle Dake and Jacarra Winchester and multiple time age level World champ Gable Steveson are certainly capable of adding to the US medal count. Here's what they'll be up against tomorrow.
  8. 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.
  9. Cadet Worlds = NCAA Champs And Olympians

    Cadet Worlds = NCAA Champs And Olympians

    Jul 14, 2021

    The 2021 Cadet World Championships will go down in Budapest, Hungary July 19-25. Team USA has sent a team to Cadet Worlds every year since 2011. In this article, we’ll take a look back at Cadet Worlds since 2011 to see USA’s best performances. We’ll also explore how the best countries fared at Cadet Worlds during this time and highlight this year’s Tokyo Olympians performances.