#TBT Slay Stuns Eventual Three-Time Olympic Champ Saitiev
Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 21:34 By Eric Olanowski
Brandon SLAY 🇺🇸 scored one of the biggest upsets in Olympic history after stunning eventual three-time Olympic gold medalist and six-time world champion, Buvaisar SAITIEV 🇷🇺, 4-3, en route to the 76kg gold medal at the ’00 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia.
Coming into the ’00 Olympic Games, Saitiev was arguably the best freestyle wrestler in the world. He was the defending Olympic gold medalist and a three-time world champion. Saitiev entered the Sydney Games riding a perfect 19-0 combined record in world championship and Olympic action.