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TheMat.com moving to USOC website platform with new look and functionality

This week, TheMat.com will move to the USOC platform, with a new look, new functionality, but with the same favorite features....

Terry Shockley named Chairman of the Board of Governors of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame

Shockley will succeed long-time chairman Jim Keen. Sr. as Chairman of the Board....

Iowa's Tony Ramos determined to finish career with NCAA title

The Hawkeye senior will battle Virginia Tech's Devin Carter in the NWCA All-Star Classic on Saturday....

NCAA announces finalist cities for its championships for 2014-18, including wrestling at all levels

Cleveland, Kansas City, Louisville, New York City, Oklahoma City, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia & St. Louis are Div. I finalists. Div. II and III finalists also announced....



Iran defeats Turkey, 23-8, to win its first match of the World Cup



Iran won six of the eight bouts to claim its first victory in the 2001 World Cup. Two-time world silver medalist Golam Reza Mohammadi of Iran won by a technicall fall at 119 pounds over Vedat Oztemur of Turkey, 10-0. At 127.75 pounds, Masoud Mostafa Gokar decisioned Arif Kama, 4-0. Iran won their third straight bout when 2000 Olympic champion Ali Reza Dabier scored a technical fall over Omer Cubicki, 10-0. Turkey put team points on the board at 152 pounds when Ahmet Gulhan decisioned Mehdi Baraati, 3-0. At 167.5 pounds, Mehdi Akbarnejad of Iran decisioned Gokhan Yavaser of Turkey, 7-4 and at 187.25 pounds, Ahmad Shekofteh of Iran scored a close 3-2 overtime decision over Nuri Zengin. 1998 World Champion Ali Reza Heidari of Iran pinned Vedat ergin at 4:55 to put more points on the board for Iran. In the final bout, Aydin Polatci of Turkey decisioned Yasser Nourzaee of Iran, 4-2.
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