Ohio State wrestler Kyle Snyder wins World Championship, beats Abdulrashid Sadulaev

Ohio State wrestler Kyle Snyder is a champion — again.

The Buckeyes star beat Abdulrashid Sadulaev, 6-5, in a showdown at 97 kg. Snyder’s win means Sadulaev lost for the first time in almost 4 years. Sadulaev had been regarded as, pound-for-pound, the best wrestler in the world. He hadn’t lost since November 2013.

But Saturday belonged to Snyder.

Snyder’s incredible recent run includes a gold medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics and a second consecutive national title at Ohio State this past season.

Ohio State’s Kyle Snyder wins World Championship

Sadulaev was a gold medal winner himself in 2016, though he won his at 86 kg. But he moved up to 97 kg earlier this year.

Snyder was clearly ready, both at the time of the announcement and on Saturday.

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