She said her “ultimate goals are to be a multiple-time world champion and an Olympic champion. There is so much more to do.”
‘Olympic Committee and Wrestling Federation turned a blind eye’ to Iran bias against Israel, Sardar Pashaei, the former head of Iran's national Greco-Roman wrestling told the Post.
Iranian-Norwegian journalist: "Iranian Government has made Jew hate so normal that there is no limit to how far one can go!"
Though its fan base is far smaller than in other countries, pro wrestling still holds a place in Israel with a small but passionate fan base - and with a surprising history in the country.
The following is a satirical article from The Jerusalem Post's annual parodic Purim page, The Jerusalem Roast. Enjoy!
Kendrick, who has been a known name in wrestling circles since 1999, has since apologized for the comments.
Wrestler Alireza Dabir was denied a visa for entry into the US.
"Several Iranian security agents went to the wrestling club and asked for him."
WWE repacked WALTER with the name Gunther, no last name added, when he debuted for NXT 2.0. However, it seems there were plans to name him Gunther Stark, who was a known Nazi.
An organization of world-class Iranian athletes is urging USA Wrestling to cancel a February match with Iran's squad after "Death to America" chants.