UWW Interview: Olympic medallist Chamizo talks about his upcoming match with world champ Dake

By   - 18/07/2020

Frank CHAMIZO (ITA) is one of the world’s biggest wrestling stars.

In December, Chamizo was named 2019 United World Wrestling Wrestler of the Year in freestyle.

Chamizo, a 2016 Olympic bronze medalist and two-time world champion, captured his third world medal by earning silver at 74kg in Nur-Sultan. In April of 2019, Chamizo won his third European title at with an 8-0 victory over France’s Zelimkhan KHADJIEV (FRA). He claimed medals at the City of Sassari Tournament (gold), Yasar Dogu (silver) and Dan Kolov-Nikola Petrov Tournament (bronze).

Chamizo joined Eric Olanowski to talk about his upcoming match with fellow two-time world champion Kyle DAKE (USA), his philosophy on cutting weight and his favorite moment from his storied wrestling career.

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