Greco-Roman wrestling took on some Cuban flair on Monday, as Mijain Lopez won his third consecutive Olympic gold, equaling the record set by Russia's legendary grappler Aleksandr Karelin. Egalement quintuple champion du monde, il est un des plus grands lutteurs de l’histoire. # StrongerTogether | United World Wrestling Then he got old and the homie Gardner upset him "After Tokyo I am retiring. You can argue that this is a more competitive era (which it is), but domination is domination Karelin had no peers during his peak, he was dominant at both worlds and the olympics for like 10 years. (Reuters) - Cuban wrestler Mijain Lopez will retire later this year after attempting to secure a record-breaking fourth Olympic gold medal at the Tokyo Games. Mijain Lopez has a peer in Kayaalp - Kayaalp beats him in worlds, Lopez wins in the olympics. Greco-Roman wrestling took on some Cuban flair on Monday, as Mijain Lopez won his third consecutive Olympic gold, equalling the record set by Russia’s legendary grappler Aleksandr Karelin. Mijain Lopez: Chasing the Greatest Wrestling history will forever link the names of Mijain Lopez and Alexander Karelin/ Karelin of the USSR and Russia enjoyed a seemingly unmatchable reign as the king of Greco-Roman wrestling’s heavyweight division, winning nine straight World Championships and three straight Olympics from 1988 to 1999. Mijain Lopez has a peer in Kayaalp - Kayaalp beats him in worlds, Lopez wins in the olympics. Le poids lourd cubain en lutte Gréco-Romaine Mijaín López Núñez est invaincu aux Jeux depuis ceux de Beijing en 2008 : trois titres consécutifs remportés dans sa catégorie pour celui qui a à chaque fois été le porte-drapeau de sa délégation lors des cérémonies d’ouverture ! You can argue that this is a more competitive era (which it is), but domination is domination Karelin had no peers during his peak, he was dominant at both worlds and the olympics for like 10 years. Never stop fighting for your dreams. Cuba’s Greco-Roman wrestling legend Mijain Lopez will retire after making an attempt on his fourth Olympics gold at the Tokyo 2020 Games.. Three-time Olympic gold medallist Lopez has announced that he will retire after attempting for a record-breaking fourth Olympic gold medal at the Tokyo Games, 2020. Greco-Roman wrestling had some Cuban flair on Monday – Mijain Lopez won his third consecutive Olympic gold equaling the record set by Russian’s GOAT Aleksandr Karelin.You might recognize Karelin from one of the pics showing off his monstrous physique: Cuban born Lopez celebrated by doing a salsa-infused, hip roll dance in the middle of the mat sending the Cuban fans a huge thrill … Cuban wrestler Mijain Lopez will retire later this year after attempting to secure a record-breaking fourth Olympic gold medal at the Tokyo Games. 4,439 Followers, 34 Following, 17 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from mijain lopez Olimpyc (@mijainlopez) He's won three consecutive gold medals thanks to a positive mindset and a hard training regime. Mijain Lopez has become one of the most powerful forces in wrestling. It’s already decided," Lopez told the Pan American Sports organization.