Fox News - Fair & Balanced

Denis Tsargush

American Jordan Burroughs Wins Wrestling Gold In 74kg Freestyle

All he sees is gold, and now he wears it as well. American wrestler Jordan Burroughs predicted a gold medal and came through, winning the men’s 74-kilogram freestyle wrestling final on Friday. Burroughs beat Iran’s Sadegh Goudarzi in the finals to win the USA its first wrestling gold of these Olympics.Thursday night Burroughs tweeted that his next tweet would be of him holding a gold medal.Thanks everyone for the goodlucks tomorrow. Dreaming of Gold tonight. My next tweet will be a picture of me holding that Gold medal!!! — Jordan Burroughs (@alliseeisgold) August 9, 2012Friday he came through on that promise, looking unbeatable as no one could handle his speed on his way to gold. Burroughs remains unbeaten in his international freestyle wrestling career, his last loss of any kind came in college in 2009 in the match that he tore both his PCL and LCL. Some have called him cocky, but when you come through with Olympic gold you are allowed to be a little cocky.Uzbekistan’s Soslan Tigiev ...

Read More

  1. EYES ON LONDON: The stadium, Hey Jude, cool camera

    Around the 2012 Olympics and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of the games to you:___STADIUM STYLEWill Olympi...

  2. EYES ON LONDON: A cool camera, a Beatle and Putin

    Around the 2012 Olympics and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of the games to you:___HEY ... JUDE?AP's Jon Kr...

  3. EYES ON LONDON: Muslim women, stadium, Hey Jude

    Around the 2012 Olympics and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of the games to you:___A FEMALE FIRSTThe Muslim...

  4. EYES ON LONDON: A cool camera; is that a duck?

    Around the 2012 Olympics and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of the games to you:___CLOSE ENCOUNTERSOpen-wat...

  5. EYES ON LONDON: A cool camera, sky corridors

    Around the 2012 Olympics and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of the games to you:___ROBOTIC CAMERAHere's an ...

  6. EYES ON LONDON: Quick paint job, protests canceled

    Around the 2012 Olympics and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of the games to you:___GOODWILL GAMES?A strike ...

  7. EYES ON LONDON: Queen's wardrobe and trash talk

    Around the 2012 Olympics and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of the games to you:___QUEEN'S HATThe latest te...

  8. EYES ON LONDON: Volleyball visit for a prince

    Around the 2012 Olympics and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of the games to you:___TALKIN' TRASH:Minnesota ...

  9. EYES ON LONDON: Beach volleyball and trash talk

    Around the 2012 Olympics and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of the games to you:___LESS ATTENTION, BUT IT'S...

  10. EYES ON LONDON: Elevated queen, giving up Twitter

    Around the 2012 Olympics and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of the games to you:___THE QUEEN WILL BE GETTIN...

  11. EYES ON LONDON: Elevated queen, giving up Twitter

    Around the 2012 Olympics and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of the games to you:___HELLO FROM BARCELONAAP's...

  12. EYES ON LONDON: No immigration staff strike

    Around the 2012 Olympics and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of the games to you:___NO STRIKELots of people ...

  1. Olympic Daily News - Friday, August 10th

    The United States women beat Jamaica for gold in the women's 400-meter relay, smashing the world record for its first Olympic title in this event in 16 years.The Ame...

  2. American Burroughs wins freestyle gold

    Jordan Ernest Burroughs claimed the United States' first gold medal in wresting at the London Olympics, winning the final of the men's 74-kilogram freestyle tourname...

  3. EYES ON LONDON: A scrambled jet and careless tweet

    Around the 2012 Olympics and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of the games to you:___FIGHTER JET SCRAMBLEDFal...

  4. EYES ON LONDON: A costly tweet and fake tracksuits

    Around the 2012 Olympics and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of the games to you:___WATCH WHAT YOU TWEETA Gr...

  5. EYES ON LONDON: Egypt wearing fakes, traffic woes

    Around the 2012 Olympics and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of the games to you:___AUSTERITY GAMESThe track...

  6. EYES ON LONDON: Wild Phelps, cash, culture shock

    Around the 2012 Olympics and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of the games to you:___WILD ONEMichael Phelps i...

  7. EYES ON LONDON: A cool camera and is that a duck?

    Around the 2012 Olympics and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of the games to you:___GOING COUNTRYThe five me...

‹ Prev12Next ›