Thursday, May 5, 2011

MMA Should Envy Amateur Wrestling Today, Part 2: 2011 BTS Wrestling Gala USA vs. Russia Results [Updated: Henry Cejudo vs. Tervel Dlagnev video]

The good 'ole Red, White, and Blue made a great showing today in Times Square in freestyle wrestling action against Russia. 2008 Olympic Gold Medalist Henry Cejudo won in his first competition since the '08 Olympics. Meanwhile, wins from NCAA national champion Brent Metcalf, two-time NCAA wrestling champion Jordan Burroughs, and aspiring MMA fighter/Olympic hopeful Shawn Bunch helped boost the US team to a 5-2 win over Russia.

2011 BEAT THE STREETS GALA
Duffy Square – Times Square at 46th Street in New York , N.Y. , May 5

USA 5, Russia 2

55 kg/121 lbs. – Henry Cejudo ( USA ) dec. Rasul Mashezov, 2-0, 4-3
60 kg/132 lbs. –. Rasul Murtazaliev ( Russia ) dec. Shawn Bunch ( USA ), 3-0, 3-0
66 kg/145.5 lbs. – Brent Metcalf ( USA ) dec. Magomedmurad Gadzhiev ( Russia ), 1-0, 4-1, 1-0
74 kg/163 lbs. – Jordan Burroughs ( USA ) dec. Aniuar Geduev ( Russia ), 1-0, 2-1
84 kg/185 lbs. – Andrey Valiev ( Russia ) dec. Jake Herbert ( USA ), 3-1, 3-2
96 kg/211.5 lbs. –Jake Varner ( USA ) dec. Shamil Akhmedov ( Russia ), 5-0, 0-1, 4-0
120 kg/264.5 lbs. – Tervel Dlagnev ( USA ) dec. Barsag Kesaev ( Russia ), 3-0, 3-1

Watch Henry Cejudo do work!!!

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