Iowa wrestler denied 4th straight title in stunner

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  • Associated Press

TULSA, Okla. -- Purdue's Matt Ramos pulled one of the most stunning upsets in NCAA Division I wrestling history, ending Iowa's Spencer Lee's chase for four national titles with a pin in the closing seconds of their semifinal match on Friday night.

Ramos, the No. 4 seed at 125 pounds, got the fall with one second remaining in the third period to end the nation's longest win streak at 58 matches.

Ramos had been vocal about his belief that he could beat Lee.

"I work really hard and I trust in what I believe in, and being able to speak it out into existence -- I'm not trying to be cocky or anything, but if I can't get it out into the world, then I don't believe it will happen," he said.

That will leave Cornell's Yianni Diakomihalis as the only wrestler still in...

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