Cox stayed at his Columbia home and fought collegially for the Missouri Tigers. Cox missed a year in the red jersey and immediately fought £ 197 for the Tigers in the 2013-14 season. He was a MAC champion and entered the 2014 NCAA championship as number 2. Cox defeated Ohio State’s Nick Heflin in the finals to become national champion. At this point, Cox became the 14th true national champion, All about J’den Cox you can continue reading by clicking here.
Cox finished the season on a 38-2 record and was recognized. Cox returned to the top of the podium in 2016, climbing No. 2 in the NCAA championship to a 4-2 and after becoming MAC Champion for a third time avenges his loss the previous year.He joined Ben Askren as the only other two-time national champion in the school’s history. Cox finished the season on a 33-1 record and was named MAC Wrestler of the Year for the second time. As the 2016 NCAA Champion, Cox was qualified to compete in the 2016 Olympic Trials at the weight of his choice.
Cox decided to drop from his college weight of 197 pounds to the international weight of 86 kg (189.6 lbs). Cox was 9th in the 86 kg group and reached the best-of-three final against Kyle Dake. Cox defeated Dake 2 matches on 1 to gain the right to represent the United States in the Olympics. Cox made another accomplishment in third when he represented Team USA at the 2017 World Championships in Paris. In 2018, Cox took first place at the World Championships in Budapest and fought for the USA with 92 kg.She won a second world title with 92 kg in NurSultan, Kazakhstan, in 2019 and defeated Alireza Karimi again. In 2017, Cox finished his college career with another national championship. He was a perfect 28-0 that season and finished second in the Trophy Voting, Hodge Cox was named MAC Champion for the fourth time and was named MAC Wrestler of the Year for the third time. You can continue reading by clicking here.