American wrestlers win Times Square event

The United States has defeated an international team in a wrestling competition in Times Square.

The Americans won eight of the 11 matches Wednesday.

Reigning Olympic gold medalist Jordan Burroughs beat Russia's Atsamaz Sanakoev by fall at 163 pounds.

Five-time world champion Khadjimurat Gatsalov of Russia defeated 2013 junior world champion Kyle Snyder 6-3 at 213 pounds.

This is the third time the wrestling competition benefiting nonprofit Beat the Streets was held in Times Square.