Iranian Junior Wrestler Sadeghi Becomes Internet Sensation

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Junior world champion Iman Sadeghi from Iran inspired the most popular wrestling video of 2014.

Iranian Junior Wrestler Sadeghi Becomes Internet Sensation

He had a tough road to winning his 2014 title.

The young Iranian wrestler was on the same side of the bracket as highly touted Russian Rashidov Gadzhimurad in the 60kg semifinals.

Early in the match Gadzhimurad captured a single leg and elevated it for the finish, only to see Sadeghi respond with a high-flying counter that would both help the Iranian win the match 7-3, but also inspire the most popular wrestling video of 2014, earning more than 600k+ views, unitedworldwrestling.org reported.

 

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