2014 Mens World Freestyle World Cup

imageNot only does So Cal host the 2014 Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Pan Am’s this week, but the 2014 Mens Freestyle World Cup is taking place today and tomorrow as well with over 50 nations offering their best grapplers in Los Angeles as well.

Here is the schedule for today:
imageSession I
11:00 a.m Armenia vs. USA Mat A
11:00 a.m India vs. Turkey Mat B
12:00 p.m. Iran vs. Armenia Mat A
12:00 p.m. USA vs. India Mat B
1:00 p.m. Georgia vs. Japan Mat A
1:00 p.m. Mongolia vs. Russia Mat B
2:00 p.m. Japan vs. Mongolia Mat A
2:00 p.m. Ukraine vs. Russia Mat B

Session II
5:30 p.m. Armenia vs. India Mat A
5:30 p.m. Turkey vs. Iran Mat B
6:30 p.m. Turkey vs. Armenia Mat A
6:30 p.m. Iran vs. USA Mat B
7:30 p.m. Mongolia vs. Georgia Mat A
7:30 p.m. Japan vs. Ukraine Mat B
8:30 p.m. Georgia vs. Ukraine Mat A
8:30 p.m. Russia vs. Japan Mat B

And click here to watch a free stream of the matches throughout the weekend!

Jordan Burroughs is once again the 74 kilo favorite.  A funny Tweet from him the other day is sad but very accurate and indicative of the importance and relevance wrestling has in our society:

“I just walked into Dick’s, asked for & bought a pair of my own wrestling shoes, JB Elites and no one recognized me lol. Life of a wrestler.”