By Jason Bryant
Editor, Amateur Wrestling News
For years, fans worldwide have been clamoring for a change in the international styles of Greco-Roman and freestyle wrestling. With pressure coming from nearly every national federation, FILA will be submitting proposals for modifications in scoring for Greco-Roman and freestyle prior to the Extraordinary Congress set for St. Petersburg, Russia on May 18.
Amateur Wrestling News received both proposals Monday and confirmed the validity of the proposals. At this stage, the freestyle proposal is much more advanced and thorough than the Greco-Roman proposal. With that in mind, here’s a breakdown of what will and what won’t happen.
If you’re a fan of the movie franchise “Back to the Future,” then you’ll see where this is heading. There still are some interpretations that remain unclear. Hopefully, this is thorough enough for most to follow.
Continue Reading: RULES PROPOSAL: Wrestling’s version of Back to the Future.