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Daniel Cormier Laughs Off Islam Makhachev’s Call To Grapple With Jordan Burroughs: ‘He’s So Sure Of His Wrestling’

Daniel Cormier said Islam Makhachev wants him to bring in Jordan Burroughs for a grappling match. Makhachev is confident with his wrestling and Burroughs wants him to prove it. Daniel Cormier is a celebrated name in American wrestling and if there’s someone who is well aware of what present-day wrestlers are capable of, it would be most likely be him. His AKA teammate and UFC rising star, Islam Makhachev, on the other hand, is known for his sublime ground game in MMA and is open to testing his skills against multi-time world champion Jordan Burroughs. Islam is also close to former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and his team viewed him as an ideal candidate to be a successor to Khabib.
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Makhachev Claims Grappling With Jordan Burroughs Would Be ‘Easy’

Islam Makhachev wants to test himself against the best. Islam Makhachev has just won a main event fight in the UFC. He is on the fast track for a UFC title, but he is still looking to take on the best competition he can. He was briefly linked to a short-notice fight against Rafael dos Anjos, but that fight did not manifest. In the few days between his win over Bobby Green and offering to step in against dos Anjos, Makhachev and his team were filmed for Khabib Nurmagomedov’s YouYube channel.
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NJ.com

NJ wrestling legend Jordan Burroughs comes “home” to help mold next generation

Jordan Burroughs is still winning titles, so many years after he left Winslow Township. He is the reigning 74kg world champion, one of the five world titles he has won since 2011. Burroughs also won the 2012 Olympic title at the same weight class, and has so many other championships to his name since his NJSIAA state title in 2006.
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Jordan Burroughs Says He Wants One MMA Fight

Decorated American wrestler, Jordan Burroughs is interested in having an MMA fight. Burroughs who is 33-years-old is an Olympic gold medalist and a five-time gold medalist at the World Championships has been linked to MMA for a while. Burroughs is one of the most well-known and decorated wrestlers to never transition to MMA.
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Wrestlers with Husker ties — including Jordan Burroughs — get chance to make Senior World Team at PBA event this weekend

The hay will be in the barn, as the wrestling world says, this Saturday and Sunday at Pinnacle Bank Arena for the Team USA Senior World Team Trials. The trials will determine which wrestlers represent Team USA at the Senior World Championships in Oslo, Norway, on Oct. 2-10. There will be 10 weight classes and three disciplines (men’s and women’s freestyle, along with Greco-Roman) on display.
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