Matthew Stockman

Wrestling removed from 2020 Olympics

The International Olympic Committee has announced its shocking decision to remove wrestling from the 2020 Olympic Games. The wrestling and MMA community respond plus analysis and commentary.

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10 Total Updates since February 13, 2013
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Wrestling to Return to The Olympics?

Sunday, in Argentina, the International Olympic Committee will gather to vote on the future of Olympic wrestling. Bloody Elbow is here to provide the ins and outs of the process.

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Olympic Wrestling Lives On

The IOC has announced that wrestling has made the most recent cut for inclusion in the 2020 games.

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Benavidez tries to 'Save Olympic Wrestling' (NSFW)

Tweet of the Day honors goes to Joseph Benavidez and the rest of Team Alpha Male as they took twitter with some very "unique" campaigns to try and "Save Olympic Wrestling". This may or may not be safe for your workplace though.

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Dana aks Viacom to help save Olympic wrestling

UFC president Dana White announced the organization's strong support for efforts to keep wrestling in the Olympics on yesterday's UFC on Fox 7 conference call for media and challenged Viacom, the corporate owner of the UFC's rival promotion Bellator, to step up as well.

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Olympic coach blames gays for wrestling's removal

Ugly statements from the coach of a 2012 Olympic gold medalist blaming gays for the potential removal of wrestling from the games reminds that homophobia is still strong in the sports world.

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Video: Sonnen rants about IOC and FILA

UFC contender, Chael Sonnen rants about Wrestling getting removed from the core sports of the 2020 Olympics.

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