Wrestling Legend Jordan Burroughs Reveals Exciting Family Update After 10 Years of Wedded Bliss

Published 02/08/2024, 8:43 PM EST

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Undoubtedly, Jordan Burroughs is among the handful of freestyle wrestling champions who have managed to transcend the spot to take a center in the national psyche. However, this is not the only role Jordan plays in his life. Apart from being a 6X world champion, Jordan Burroughs is a remarkable husband and a father of 4. 

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Even though Jordan’s attention is always on Olympic gold, he has never failed to play the role of a father. He meticulously raised all his kids with utmost care and attention while balancing his wrestling career. Recently, the wrestler has made it into the spotlight. Not for a recent match win, but for one more exciting addition to his family news he shared through social media.

A new Burroughs set to make the mark

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Recently, Jordan Burroughs took it to his Twitter account and posted a couple of pictures with his family. Alongside his four kids and wide, Jordan Burroughs’s pictures featured a new addition to the family. While posting the pictures, he penned, “Just like that, we’ve added a new wrestler to our family! The Burroughs clan is now up to 7. Welcome to the world, baby Badge! Mom and baby boy are doing great!

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Interestingly, Jordan and his wife recently completed a decade of successful married life. Now, Jordan has a clan of 7 family members, including a couple, his three daughters, a son, and a newborn. Although the 2012 Olympic champion mentioned the name Badge, he did make a gender reveal for his baby.

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In a recent Instagram post, Jordan Burroughs said, “• Badge • A characteristic mark or emblem awarded for a particular accomplishment. To set something apart as ‘certified.” It seems to be that Jordan is pouring hints on completing ten years of marriage as a particular accomplishment and his newborn as a characteristic mark. But after achieving a badge in family affairs, Will Jordan be able to clinch another Olympic achievement this year?

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The Olympic path ahead for Jordan Burroughs 

Although most of the athletes have already qualified for an Olympic berth this year, Jordan Burroughs is still awaiting one. After opting for a challenging feat this year by shedding pounds and adapting to a 74kg weight, Jordan will be competing against Kyle Dake, Tokyo Olympic medalist, at the US Olympic trails, which will be a last chance to secure a coveted spot. 

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Last time, in the 2021 Olympics, Jordan had a bye in the US trials, but somehow, Dake dethroned him and paved his path to make it to the bronze medal at the Olympics. This time, Dake has the bye for the upcoming finals, whereas Jordan has to make his way to the finals by competing against wrestlers. Will Jordan be able to defeat Dake to take redemption while securing an Olympic spot? Only time will tell. 

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Yashika Dutta

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