As we are wrapping up a successful Olympic and World Championship wrestling season for Team USA. I’ve been thinking about who are the best men’s wrestlers in history? In the past I’ve put together best NCAA wrestler and Men’s Freestyle lists. A little while back Kyle Klingman posited the idea of NCAA, World and Olympic titles determining the best American wrestlers. He put up a list of them. I fleshed the list out a bit. Are these guys the best? Can the list be complete while missing Kevin Jackson or Cael Sanderson? This is just 3 sets of criteria. You can also see who has a chance to join the list at the bottom.
I’m not ranking them, they are just listed from most recent to accomplish this to oldest.