Wrestling is a style of amateur wrestling that is practiced throughout the world. There are many forms of wrestling, freestyle along with Greco-Roman, are two of the styles of wrestling contested in the Olympic games.
Wrestling, be it freestyle, greco, judo or sambo is essential for success in mixed martial arts. The better wrestler will dictate where the fight takes place, which means it is essential for strikers who want to keep standing, and grapplers who want to be on the ground. Some of the best fighters today, such as Jose Aldo and Robert Whittaker are known for their excellent wrestling which allows them to keep standing, and others such as Frankie Edgar are known for their ability to get the fight to the mat.
It is a must for all our MMA fighters to train in wrestling.