Jordan Burroughs Becomes Most Decorated American Wrestler Ever

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Sports Illustrated

By Jelani Scott The New Jersey native made history on Friday at the world championships in Belgrade. View the original article to see embedded media. Over the last 11 years, American freestyle wrestler Jordan Burroughs has staked his claim as one of the greatest competitors in U.S. wrestling history. On Friday, the 34-year-old New Jersey native further cemented that legacy by claiming his sixth world championship to become the most decorated American wrestler of all-time. Using his signature double-leg takedown, Burroughs, a 2012 Olympic gold medalist in the 74 kg division, defeated Iran’s Moh…

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