International Wrestling

What I Learned From the 2017 World Championships

Burroughs, Snyder, Maroulis

Photos by Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com

Over six days in Paris, the 2017 World Championships provided plenty to discuss, good, bad, and ugly. History was made, some of it by Team USA, and United World Wrestling (UWW) made their latest announcement about changes to the sport going forward. We'll break down where Jordan Burroughs, Kyle Snyder, and Helen Maroulis stand among the all-time greats. We'll look at just how good the freestyle teams were and when they were last this good. We'll talk terrible challenges, good decisions by UWW, the appearance of corruption, and wrestling on television, in addition to the other most interesting takeaways from the most important tournament of the year.

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