Iran, U.S. wrestlers named for exhibition meet

January 14, 2022 - 17:12

TEHRAN – Iran and the U.S. Wrestling Federation have announced their lineup in men’s freestyle for the United States-Iran exhibition meet.

The match will be held on Feb. 12 at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas.

David Taylor’s absence in the roster has surprised everyone and it means Hassan Yazdani will have to face Zahid Valencia in the 86kg weight class.

The fans expect to see an exciting wrestling between the ‘Greatest’ and the 'Magic Man' at Globe Life Park.

57 kg – Alireza Sarlak v Thomas Gilman
61 kg – Majid Dastan or Mohammad Ramezanpour v Daton Fix
65 kg – Rahman Amouzad v Yianni Diakomihalis
70 kg – Amirmohammad Yazdani or Erfan Elahi v James Green
74 kg – Younes Emami v Jason Nolf
79 kg – Mohammad Nokhodi v Jordan Burroughs
86 kg – Hassan Yazdani v Zahid Valencia
92 kg – Kamran Ghasempour v J’den Cox
97 kg – Mojtaba Goleij v Kyle Snyder
125 kg – Amirhossein Zare v TBA

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