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Undefeated Wrestler Gets Matched Up With Opponent With Down Syndrome, Pulls Classiest Move Imaginable [VIDEO]

David Hookstead Smoke Room Editor-in-Chief
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Wrestler Devin Schuko threw his perfect wrestling record to the wind in a match against an opponent with Down syndrome.

Schuko, who wrestles for Norton High School in Massachusetts, entered the match 27-0, and realized his match against Andy Howland, who has Down syndrome, meant a lot more than a simple wrestling match. (RELATED: NFL Star Russell Wilson Grants Young Girl Her Final Wish Shortly Before She Dies)

The crowd watched as Howland defeated the superstar wrestling champion, handing him his first loss.

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(Credit: Screenshot/Facebook Video Anthony Pucino)

(Credit: Screenshot/Facebook Video Anthony Pucino)

“He wanted a match, and I wanted to tangle with him,” Deven Schuko told WVCB News.

The importance of making Howland’s dream certainly isn’t lost on Schuko. “If I had to lose to someone, I’d like to lose to Andy. It was a win-win in my book. He won, I won,” he added.

The champion has received praise from many, including his coach Pat Coleman who refers to Schuko as a “class act.”

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