National Wrestling Hall of Fame

Inductee: Mike Houck

Mike Houck won two Christian College National Championships while wrestling for Coach Ben Peterson at Maranatha Baptist Bible College, but he made history in Greco-Roman wrestling. In Kolbatn, Norway, he became the first American to win a World title in the Greco-Roman discipline. He was also a four-time national champion in Greco-Roman and will always be remembered as his country’s first World champion.