[29], Nickal wrestled in two straight matches against Olympic bronze medalist J'den Cox for the spot to represent the United States at the World Championships. The King, Jordan Burroughs, is moving up to take on two-time NCAA champion and Junior World silver medalist Zahid Valencia. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. The 2018-19 season would be another undefeated one for Bo, and this time, his bonus rate would be an eye-watering 90%. I can't find it anywhere specifically, but Gabe Dean is said to be 5'10. Bo Nickal is one of the most prominent stars in the Penn State constellation. Later, J'den Cox would defeat Bo at Final X - Rutgers on his way to his second straight world gold medal at 92kg. Before that international match, however, Nickal enjoyed some domestic success. 3 years ago. School Links. Bo Nickal. Nickal lost the two bouts, the first one not being able to score while Valencia scored 2 and the second one scoring 2 points to 8, losing eligibility to compete at the World Championships. [24], Nickal competed at the 2016 US Senior Last Chance Olympic Qualifier at 86 kilograms. Once he graduated from college in 2019, Nickal immediately focused completely on freestyle wrestling. Nickal wrestled for the third place but lost to Ali Mojerloo (2-4) and placed fifth instead. [51] His father Jason used to coach him since he started wrestling until he was in eighth grade. He then moved again to Rio Rancho, New Mexico in fifth grade. Bo Dean Nickal (born January 14, 1996) is an American freestyle wrestler and former folkstyle wrestler. He went on to win three more matches to make the consolation bracket's final, but ultimately got pinned. In this tournament, he defeated Takashi Ishiguro (6-3) and subsequently lost to Batyrbek Tsakulov (1-7). A subreddit for Folkstyle, Freestyle and Greco-Roman Wrestling. [17] At his last NCAA tournament, he dominated all thee matches to get to the final, pinning his first two opponents and getting a major in the semifinals. Fueled by that finals loss, and up one weight class from 174 to 184, Bo would rampage through his sophomore season. NCAA Finalist. Penn State star Bo Nickal won two of his NCAA titles at 184 before bumping up to 197 for his senior finale. [25], Nickal competed at the 2017 U.S Open Championships at 86 kilograms. Bo Nickal @nobickal. On November 14, Anthony Echemendia will wrestle his first senior level match since immigrating to the United States, but stories of his practice room intensity have already become commonplace in the wrestling world. Jorge Masvidal knew his worth. 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