By Paul D. Bowker | June 10, 2016, 12:01 a.m. (ET)
Jordan Burroughs wrestles Parveen Rana of India at the 2014 FILA Freestyle Wrestling World Cup at The Forum on March 15, 2014 in Inglewood, Calif.

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Olympic champions Jordan Burroughs and Jake Varner, along with 2012 Olympic teammate Tervel Dlagnev, headline the U.S. team for the Men’s Freestyle Wrestling World Cup in Inglewood, California.

Competition in six Olympic weight classes and two non-Olympic classes is set for Saturday and Sunday at the Forum in Inglewood. A dual meet format is used among the eight competing nations.

The U.S. team includes six in the Olympic weight classes who have qualified for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, including Burroughs and Dlagnev.

Burroughs, a three-time world champion who has won 124 of 126 international matches, will compete in the 74 kg. weight class, along with American teammate Alex Dieringer.

Varner and Kyle Snyder will compete in the 97 kg. class. Dlagnev is in the 125 kg. class, along with Zach Rey.

In addition to Burroughs and Dlagnev, U.S. wrestlers in the tournament who have qualified for the Rio Games are: Snyder; Daniel Dennis, 57 kg.; Frank Molinaro, 65 kg.; and J’den Cox, 86 kg.

The United States, which won the silver medal at the 2015 World Cup, is in Group B with Iran, Azerbaijan and India. Russia, Georgia, Turkey and Mongolia are in Group A. Iran has won the last two World Cup team titles and its lineup includes Olympic bronze medalist Komeil Ghasemi at 125 kg.

This is the final competition held in the United States prior to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

TV: 3 p.m. ET and midnight Sunday, NBC Sports Network

Paul D. Bowker is a freelance contributor to on behalf of Red Line Editorial, Inc.