BY GARY ABBOTT USA WRESTLING | NOV. 26, 2014, 4:07 P.M. (ET)
The Titan Mercury Wrestling Club, a top club from the United States, has received its pool draw for the Freestyle World Clubs Cup, a new event being held in Jouybar, Iran, November 27-28.
The Titan Mercury WC has drawn into Pool B, which will feature club teams from Syria, Azerbaijan and from the Iranian province of Mazandaran.
A total of 15 teams are entered in the tournament, split into four pools. The qualification rounds in the pools will be held on Thursday, November 27.
The first-place teams in each pool will compete against each other, and the second place teams in the pool will compete against each other in action on Friday, November 28 in the morning. There will be placement dual meets to determine the top 10 teams in the tournament on Friday night.
The U.S. team will feature two-time World Team member Reece Humphrey (Columbus, Ohio/New York AC) at 65 kg/143 lbs. and 2014 U.S. World Team member Tony Ramos (Iowa City, Iowa/Titan Mercury WC) at 57 kg/125.5 lbs.
2014 University World champion Tyrell Fortune (Tempe, Ariz./Titan Mercury WC) will compete at 125 kg/275 lbs. Past Junior World bronze medalist and NCAA champion Andrew Howe (Norman, Okla./New York AC) will compete at 74 kg/163 lbs.
There is expected to be a live webstream from the competition at: