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Former Oklahoma wrestler hitting it big in the WWE

When former U. Oklahoma wrestler Jake Hager goes to work, he still has to every now and then sit back to take a breath.

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College wrestler dies on the mat

A 20-year-old Rio Hondo College wrestling team captain who was rated fifth-best in the state of California died Saturday at a wrestling tournament at Mount San Antonio College.

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Iowa Wrestling team honored in Washington, D.C.

Members of the Iowa Hawkeye wrestling team descended on Washington, D.C, Monday for a trip that included a visit to the White House lawn.

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Ex-Hawk receives honor from USA Wrestling

Former Iowa wrestler and current Iowa City West High head coach Mark Reiland was named the 2010 Junior Person of the Year by USA Wrestling. The award goes to a nationally respected leader who works with athletes in grades nine through 12.

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Lesnar returns to UFC for heavyweight championship

Lesnar returns to UFC for heavyweight championship

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is relieved to have one of the top fighters in history — U. Minnesota alumnus Brock Lesnar — back to fight interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin.

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Former college wrestling champion finds success in MMA

Former U. Minnesota wrestler Cole Konrad, a two-time NCAA heavyweight champion, is beginning to make a name for himself in a new sport — mixed martial arts.

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