Cormier falls short in bronze match
Daniel Cormier went down without a fight this time, and without an Olympic wrestling medal.
Cormier, America's last medal hope in freestyle, couldn't hold a 2-0 overtime lead Sunday and lost the bronze 3-2 to Iran's Ali Reza Heidari in the 211½-pound (96-kg) class.
Heidari's dominance of Cormier was similar to that of last
year's world championships, a match that turned ugly when Cormier
became enraged at Heidari's on-mat victory celebration and shoved
him in the back. After ...
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