Shaped on the sun-beaten shores of California, Stephen Abas dedicated himself to wrestling at a young age, carefully refining his form to pursue his dreams. His electrifying style captured the the hearts of the wrestling public and his competitive superiority forever etched his names among the all time greats in our sport of wrestling.
Dynamic and dangerous, Abas would storm the national intercollegiate stage at Fresno State by claiming three NCAA Titles and amassing a staggering 144-4 record at 125 lbs. This legendary run garnered his place on the NCAA 75th Anniversary Team, an all-star roster composed of the best collegiate wrestlers of all time.
Abas would continue on from Fresno State to compete internationally, culminating with his silver medal performance at the 2004 Athens Games. A recent inductee into the National Wrestling Hall of Fame, Stephen Abas carries on his Way of Life where his roots began, teaching and shaping the wrestling minds in “The Valley” of California.
Pan American Champion (2003)
National Wrestling Hall of Fame Distinguished Member (2018)
1999 Junior World Champion