He retired from wrestling in 1951, during the 30th anniversary of the People's Revolution with many decorations and medals including the Labor Achievement medal.On 17 September 2011 the Mongolian National Wrestling Match was held with the attendance of 6002 wrestlers.Thus, it has become the largest wrestling competition in the world and is recorded in the Guinness Record Book.Mongolian wrestling is the most popular national sport and a vital cultural piece for all Mongols around the world.The square can be seen on pre-revolutionary paintings of Urga.A 1967 Mongolian painting shows an old Urga wrestling match in detail, with the wrestlers wearing the same "Zodog" and "Shuudag" as they do in the present-day games (1924–present).He then glanced at Genghis Khan from the corner of his eye. Belgutei understood the meaning of this, held Buri Bokh firmly, jerked him at the chest and buttocks and broke his back.Buri Bokh said with his back broken: "I never lost a match to Belgutei.
Belgutei broke his back, dragged him and then left his body. Whenever Buri Bokh wrestled he far outperformed the sons of Bartanbaatar.
The biggest competition is National Naadam competition in Ulan Bator that has the largest number of wrestlers and live radio and television broadcasts throughout the country.
Naadam is divided into three classes based on the Mongolian administrative divisions.
The art of Bökh appears on bronze plates discovered in the ruins of the Xiongnu empire (206 BC–220 AD).
Originally, Bökh was a military sport intended to provide mainly strength, stamina and skills training to troops.