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  • WRESTLING

    Win streak over for Burroughs after 69 matches

  • U.S. Olympic wrestling champion Jordan Burroughs was beaten in the quarterfinals of a match in Turkey on Saturday, snapping his 69-match international winning streak.
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  • U.S. Olympic wrestling champion Jordan Burroughs was beaten in the quarterfinals of a match in Turkey on Saturday, snapping his 69-match international winning streak.
    Burroughs fell to former Missouri star Nick Marable on criteria, 4-4, in 74-kilogram weight class of the Yasar Dogu International event in Istanbul.
    Marable scored a pair of second-period takedowns and later withstood a pushout and takedown for the upset win.
    It was the first senior-level international defeat for Burroughs, a former Nebraska standout who the gold medal at the London Games in 2012. Burroughs also won world titles in 2011 and 2013.
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