Different regions display different styles of wrestling. In China, Shuai Jiao, which is the oldest wrestling style, was created 4000 years ago. Wrestling was equally popular in Egypt, as described in their works of art and some tombs. Greek and Roman wrestling are very similar to how this has been adopted and adapted the Greek style of wrestling to their culture. England saw that wrestling became popular in the 1500s and was categorized by a general pattern of wrestling that was later organized into professional sports. The United States is the most popular style developed by the Iraqi, known as the "necklace and elbow".
After the American Civil War, free-style wrestling became the most popular in the United States. Gradually, an adult brunette was established as a professional sport, and in 1904, free wrestling got its place at the Olympic Games.
The style of wrestling practiced at the school and college level in the United States is called collegiate wrestling. It is also sometimes called folkstyle wrestling. Drawing very close parallels with folk styles of wrestling, which are practiced from the earliest days. However, college wrestling has some differences with adult or professional wrestling. But regardless of differences, the ultimate goal of the game is to draw the same result. Both of these styles in the end aim to strike the opponent on the floor.
The first match between colleges was between the University of Pennsylvania and Yale in 1900. It was the beginning of the most popular form and style of wrestling in all of America. It is believed that it was part of amateur wrestling for a long time, but only in the late 1970s, the world of wrestling saw great growth and development. Wrestling finally found its recognition in America by establishing an American wrestling foundation.
Taking collegial wrestling to the next level are many universities that have dedicated wrestling teams competing on several levels. Among the fast-growing team is Nebraska University. In March 2009, the University of Nebraska released news on the fourth place at the NCAA Wrestling Championship. Iowa and Ohio came first and second.
This amazing victory for Nebraska was soon followed by a shocking news about Paul Donahoe and matchmaker Kenny Jordan, naked pictures spreading in a gay porn site. Rising stars in the world of wrestling Paul Donahoe cost him in Lincoln and led to a debate on the double standards of the sports department in Nebraska.