Jordan Burroughs: "No one counts the medals. They count the Championships."

By USA Wrestling | Aug. 26, 2017, 10:48 a.m. (ET)


Jordan Burroughs had a great morning session at the World Championships in Paris, France, powering to the gold-medal finals, where he will face Khetig Tsabalov of Russia tonight. Burroughs talks about the journey back to center mat at the Worlds, after falling short of the medals at the Rio Games. He scored a big win over Bekzod Abdurakhmanov of Uzbekistan in the semifinals, avenging a loss to him at the Rio Games. Burroughs, an Olympic champion and three-time World champion, has reached the gold-medal match for the fifth time in his illustrious career. Website cover photo by Tony Rotundo, Wrestlers Are Warriors.