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  • Forrest Molinari will represent the United States at 65 kilograms at the 2019 Senior World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. The Senior World Championships will be live on Trackwrestling. Molinari placed fifth at the 2018 World Championships and was a 2016 WCWA champion for King University. F...

  • Forrest Molinari will represent the United States at 65 kilograms at the 2019 Senior World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. The Senior World Championships will be live on Trackwrestling. Molinari placed fifth at the 2018 World Championships and was a 2016 WCWA champion for King University. F...

  • Profiling 100 of the world's top wrestlers as we countdown the days until the 2019 Wrestling World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. 22 days out, Trackwrestling.com features Jenna Burkert of the United States. Full story: https://www.trackwrestling.com/PortalPost.jsp?TIM=1566618737951&tw...

  • Profiling 100 of the world's top wrestlers as we countdown the days until the 2019 Wrestling World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. 22 days out, Trackwrestling.com features Jenna Burkert of the United States. Full story: https://www.trackwrestling.com/PortalPost.jsp?TIM=1566618737951&tw...

  • Mike Mena Lindenwood Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics Brad Wachler has named Mike Mena as the new women's wrestling head coach. "Coach Mena has a wealth of coaching experience and a great track record of success both academically and athletically," Wachler said. "With his personal acc...

  • Kaid Brock gets in on a shot against Minnesota's Mitch McKee (Photo/Mark Beshey, The Guillotine) Kaid Brock, two-time NCAA Division I All-American wrestler for Oklahoma State, had surgery last week to repair a torn ACL and meniscus in his knee this past week, and may miss much of the upcoming season...

  • Mark Madsen wrestling Roman Vlasov of Russia in the Olympic finals (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Mark O. Madsen, 2016 Greco-Roman silver medalist at the 2016 Olympics, has signed with Ultimate Fighting Championships ... and is scheduled to make his UFC debut this September. The pro...

  • PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- As part of the Big Ten Conference's annual Super Saturday event, Rutgers wrestling will face Michigan this upcoming season on Feb. 1, 2020 at Madison Square Garden. The showcase, which also features the schools' men's basketball programs, will be a designated home match for the ...

  • Eric Akin (Photo/John Sachs, Tech-Fall.com) WATERLOO, Iowa -- Ten NCAA All-Americans, three state championship high school coaches, a record-setting high school wrestling team and five world team members will be inducted into the Glen Brand Wrestling Hall of Fame of Iowa on Friday, June 19, 2020. L...

  • Seton Hill head wrestling coach Brian Tucker has recently announced Nick Soto as the team's assistant coach. Nick SotoSoto comes to Seton Hill after a spectacular wrestling career at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Tucker stated, ""Nick was an outstanding competitor during his career...

  • J'den Cox, a three-time NCAA champion, was named to the All-Decade Team at 197 pounds (Photo/John Sachs, Tech-Fall.com) Want to start a fight? One sure way to get something started: put together some sort of list of "all-time great" wrestlers. Amateur Wrestling News -- the nation's oldest wrestlin...

  • The Junior World Championships wrapped up last weekend in Tallinn, Estonia, with the United States capturing a handful of medals in freestyle, women's wrestling, and Greco-Roman. The success of the Junior team was a positive sign for the health of their program. Cohlton Schultz securing silver -- a...

  • MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa -- Iowa Wesleyan University announces that Robert Watson-Powell will serve as the men's and women's wrestling coach for the Tigers beginning on September 2, 2019. Coach Powell will relaunch the wrestling program and serve as the first NCAA Division III wrestling coach at Iowa We...

  • Kyle Kiss PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Rutgers wrestling head coach Scott Goodale added four-time NJSIAA placewinner and former University of North Carolina wrestler Kyle Kiss as the program's recruiting coordinator. Kiss, who spent the past four seasons as an assistant at Clarion, replaces Harry Turner, who...

  • Daton Fix Podcast On this special edition of the RUDIS Wrestling Podcast, Ben Askren sits down with 4x Oklahoma State Champion, 2017 Junior World Champion, NCAA Finalist, 2019 Senior World Team Member, and 7x World Team Member Daton Fix. Fix holds many, many more accolades including the most recent ...

  • Profiling 100 of the world's top wrestlers as we countdown the days until the 2019 Wrestling World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. 23 days out, Trackwrestling.com features Adam Coon of the United States. Full story: https://www.trackwrestling.com/PortalPost.jsp?TIM=1566580659737&twSess...

  • Profiling 100 of the world's top wrestlers as we countdown the days until the 2019 Wrestling World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. 23 days out, Trackwrestling.com features Adam Coon of the United States. Full story: https://www.trackwrestling.com/PortalPost.jsp?TIM=1566580659737&twSess...

  • With the new school year quickly approaching that means its time for high school ranking services to begin updating their class rankings for each grade after factoring in summer results. Last week Flowrestling’s Willie Saylor updated his class of 2020 rankings, and instead of listing the top 1...

  • In 2007 the University of Iowa handed over the keys to their blue blood program to one of their star alumni to rejuvenate the program which had taken a tumble from the days of Dan Gable. Tom Brands has now been at the helm for 13 seasons in Iowa City and during that time he…

  • A high school wrestler in suburban Cincinnati stepped in to prevent an attempted kidnapping of a classmate on school grounds Monday. Cody Hardin, a junior on the wrestling team at Conner High School in Hebron, Kentucky, was walking from the nearby vocational school to Conner when a female classmate...

  • Tyler Graff after beating Joe Colon at Final X (Photo/Mark Lundy, Lutte-Lens.com) Six-year-old Tyler Graff walked into a wrestling clinic and all he saw was gold. A wide-eyed Graff listened intently as Kevin Jackson shared his inspirational story with young wrestlers in Fort Collins, Colorado. And...

  • Profiling 100 of the world's top wrestlers as we countdown the days until the 2019 Wrestling World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. 24 days out, Trackwrestling.com features Nick Gwiazdowski of the United States. Full story: https://www.trackwrestling.com/PortalPost.jsp?TIM=1566578021037&#038...

  • Profiling 100 of the world's top wrestlers as we countdown the days until the 2019 Wrestling World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. 24 days out, Trackwrestling.com features Nick Gwiazdowski of the United States. Full story: https://www.trackwrestling.com/PortalPost.jsp?TIM=1566578021037&#038...

  • Zain Retherford and Yianni Diakomihalis have a staredown at Final X: Rutgers (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com) The final spot on the U.S. World Team will be decided on Labor Day. Zain Retherford and Yianni Diakomihalis will wrestle for the World Team spot at 65 kilograms in freestyle o...

  • Professional mixed martial arts fights usually take place in a casino or a basketball arena. Chris Honeycutt's next MMA bout will apparently be held on a cruise ship ... as part of an international economic forum to be held in Russia next month. The former Edinboro University All-American wrestler ...

  • Team USA - One Step Closer to Final Form This episode, Ben Askren and Matt Dernlan detail and breakdown Dake vs Dieringer, Diakomihalis vs Retherford, wrestling protocol, Junior Greco, and Daton Fix joining Askren on the podcast. Askren commends Dake on his gameplan, execution, and all-around wrestl...

  • Profiling 100 of the world's top wrestlers as we countdown the days until the 2019 Wrestling World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. 25 days out, Trackwrestling.com features Jacarra Winchester of the United States. Full story: https://www.trackwrestling.com/PortalPost.jsp?TIM=1566576571959&#0...

  • Profiling 100 of the world's top wrestlers as we countdown the days until the 2019 Wrestling World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. 25 days out, Trackwrestling.com features Jacarra Winchester of the United States. Full story: https://www.trackwrestling.com/PortalPost.jsp?TIM=1566576571959&#0...

  • OSKALOOSA -- William Penn Athletics Director Nik Rule is excited to announce the addition of women's wrestling to the list of intercollegiate sports the University offers. The sport will begin competition in the 2020-2021 school year. It is the sixth sport to be added recently, joining men's and w...

  • In 2007 the University of Iowa handed over the keys to their blue blood program to one of their star alumni to rejuvenate the program which had taken a tumble from the days of Dan Gable. Tom Brands has now been at the helm for 13 seasons in Iowa City and during that time he…

  • Profiling 100 of the world's top wrestlers as we countdown the days until the 2019 Wrestling World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. 26 days out, Trackwrestling.com features Pat Smith of the United States. Full story: https://www.trackwrestling.com/PortalPost.jsp?TIM=1566576151059&twSess...

  • Profiling 100 of the world's top wrestlers as we countdown the days until the 2019 Wrestling World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. 26 days out, Trackwrestling.com features Pat Smith of the United States. Full story: https://www.trackwrestling.com/PortalPost.jsp?TIM=1566576151059&twSess...

  • Press Release courtesy of Cyclone Athletics: AMES, Iowa – The 2019-20 Iowa State wrestling schedule is here. The ’19-20 slate will feature seven home contests and includes matchups with eight Big 12 schools. The season kicks off on Nov. 10 with the annual Harold Nichols Cyclone Open, followed ...

  • Craig Sesker interviews Daniel Cormier at the 2007 World Championships (Photo/Larry Slater) Daniel Cormier is an athlete I've seen at his very best. And very worst. I witnessed first-hand the struggles he had during an up-and-down wrestling career during my time at USA Wrestling. I saw him running...

  • Capturing the nation's attention In the big money world of Division I college athletics, only five championship sports actually make the NCAA money. Of course, the biggest is the Final Four, the NCAA Division I men's basketball tournament. Now 68 teams play their way to a championships. The venues a...

  • Stipe Miocic defeated Daniel Cormier at UFC 241 (Photo/Getty Images) Former amateur wrestling stars went two-for-two at UFC 241 at Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. Saturday night, with a pair of former Olympians coming out on the losing end. In the main event featuring two ex-wrestlers, Cleveland Sta...

  • Bloodround 246
    from Bloodround Podcast 08/18 6:37 PM

  • Ed Ruth scored a TKO victory at Bellator 224 (Photo/Bellator) Bellator MMA has announced that it has extended the contracts of a handful of its fighters, including former Penn State wrestling champs Ed Ruth and Phil Davis ... while failing to renew the contracts of a number of others, including a tr...

  • Peyton Omania gets his hand raised at the Junior World Championships (Photo/Kadir Caliskan, United World Wrestling) TALLINN, Estonia -- The United States added a third medal in Greco-Roman on the final day of the Junior World Championships in Tallinn, Estonia. Peyton Omania defeated China's Xin ...

  • Profiling 100 of the world's top wrestlers as we countdown the days until the 2019 Wrestling World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. 27 days out, Trackwrestling.com features Pat Downey of the United States. Full story: https://www.trackwrestling.com/PortalPost.jsp?TIM=1566574159153&twSes...

  • Profiling 100 of the world's top wrestlers as we countdown the days until the 2019 Wrestling World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. 27 days out, Trackwrestling.com features Pat Downey of the United States. Full story: https://www.trackwrestling.com/PortalPost.jsp?TIM=1566574159153&twSes...

  • Kyle Dake (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com) ROUND ROCK, Texas -- On Saturday, Kyle Dake earned the right to wrestle for a second consecutive world title in September. The 28-year old Dake won in two straight matches over Alex Dieringer at Round Rock High School outside Austin, Texas, t...

  • Cohlton Schultz fell to Iran's Aliakbar Yousofiahmadchaliin in the finals (Photo/Gabor Martin, United World Wrestling) TALLINN, Estonia -- Cohlton Schultz didn't get what he wanted at the 2019 Junior World Championships in Tallin, Estonia, but completed his collection of medals from age-group world ...

  • Profiling 100 of the world's top wrestlers as we countdown the days until the 2019 Wrestling World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. 28 days out, Trackwrestling.com features Victoria Francis of the United States. Full story: https://www.trackwrestling.com/PortalPost.jsp?TIM=1566574127357&#038...

  • Profiling 100 of the world's top wrestlers as we countdown the days until the 2019 Wrestling World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. 28 days out, Trackwrestling.com features Victoria Francis of the United States. Full story: https://www.trackwrestling.com/PortalPost.jsp?TIM=1566574127357&#038...

  • Profiling 100 of the world's top wrestlers as we countdown the days until the 2019 Wrestling World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. 29 days out, Trackwrestling.com features Joe Rau of the United States. Full story: https://www.trackwrestling.com/PortalPost.jsp?TIM=1565989249930&twSessio...

  • Profiling 100 of the world's top wrestlers as we countdown the days until the 2019 Wrestling World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. 29 days out, Trackwrestling.com features Joe Rau of the United States. Full story: https://www.trackwrestling.com/PortalPost.jsp?TIM=1565989249930&twSessio...

  • Nate Jackson TIme
    from True-Wrestling 08/16 7:56 PM

    I spent a few minutes catching up with Princeton coach and senior level freestyle wrestler Nate Jackson earlier today. Jackson is coming off a Gold medal performance at the Medved last weekend. Look for him to compete in November at the Bill Farrell. Nate talks about his senior level success, confid...

  • Mike Duroe was an honorary coach for USA at the Freestyle World Cup (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com) A celebration of the life and legacy of late wrestling coach Mike Duroe will be held at the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Gable Museum next month. The event will take place from 6-9...

  • The state of Oklahoma -- arguably one of the nation's hotbeds for amateur wrestling at all levels -- is about to expand opportunities for girls in the oldest and greatest sport. For the first time in state history, the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Activities Association -- the organization that gover...

  • Macey Kilty shoots on Japan's Miwa Morikawa in the finals (Photo/Gabor Martin, United World Wrestling) TALLINN, Estonia -- For the second straight year, Macey Kilty is leaving the Junior World Championships with a silver medal. On Friday, the 18-year-old four-time world medalist from Wisconsin was ...

  • Jordan Oliver at the U.S. Open (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com) CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- Two-time NCAA champion and multiple-time national team member Jordan Oliver will join the Tar Heel Wrestling Club as a resident athlete, the club announced on Friday. Oliver, a former standout at Okl...

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  • The United States Junior freestyle team finished second this week at the Junior World Championships in Tallinn, Estonia. While short of its goal to capture team gold, the team walked away with an array of hardware, including top finishes by David Carr and Mason Parris. The results confirm that the ...

  • FARGO, N.D. -- Former South Dakota State University 157-pounder Cody Pack has been named volunteer assistant wrestling coach at North Dakota State University. NDSU head coach Roger Kish made the announcement today. Pack, a native of Quincy, Calif., comes from Legends of Gold RTC in Beresford, S.D....

  • FERRUM, Va. -- Acting Director of Athletics Gary Holden has announced the hiring of Logan Meister as assistant wrestling coach at Ferrum College. A former Panther wrestler, Meister returns to Ferrum after a year as graduate assistant wrestling coach at McDaniel College. At McDaniel, Meister was res...

  • DANVILLE, Va. -- Averett University Director of Athletics Meg Stevens announced Wednesday the hiring of former assistant Blake Roulo as the new men's wrestling head coach. Roulo, who joined the Averett wrestling team as an assistant coach in July 2017, becomes the second head coach in the program's...

  • KENOSHA, Wis. -- Director of athletics Michelle Manning announced the hiring of Alberto Quiros as Carthage College's next men's, and first-ever women's wrestling coach Thursday morning. "I am thrilled to have Alberto join the Carthage family as our new men's and women's wrestling coach," said Manni...

  • On Thursday afternoon Professor Matthew Mitten, an arbitrator assigned by the American Arbitration Association, ruled that officials improperly allowed a challenge at the conclusion of the second bout of the Final X 65-kilogram match between Yianni Diakomihalis and Zain Retherford. As a consequence...

  • Olympic Red Shirt and Jr. Worlds This episode Ben Askren and Matt Dernlan cover Yianni Diakomihalis / Zain Retherford arbitration process being dragged out, Mekhi Lewis taking an Olympic redshirt, Vito Arujau at Junior Worlds, and Collegiate rosters for next season. Askren and Dernlan First get into...

  • TALLINN, Estonia -- Macey Kilty will wrestle for her second age-group world title. The 18-year-old from Wisconsin was dominant in her three matches on Thursday at the Junior World Championships in Tallinn, Estonia. She advanced to the finals at 65 kilograms with a fall over Hanna Sadchanka of Bela...

  • Profiling 100 of the world's top wrestlers as we countdown the days until the 2019 Wrestling World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. 30 days out, Trackwrestling.com features Kyle Snyder of the United States. Full story: https://www.trackwrestling.com/PortalPost.jsp?TIM=1565899121699&twSe...

  • Profiling 100 of the world's top wrestlers as we countdown the days until the 2019 Wrestling World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. 30 days out, Trackwrestling.com features Kyle Snyder of the United States. Full story: https://www.trackwrestling.com/PortalPost.jsp?TIM=1565899121699&twSe...

  • Gerry Abas (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Episode 34 of The MatBoss Podcast is with four-time All-American and three-time NCAA Division I finalist Gerry Abas of Fresno State. Abas talks about his start in wrestling in the Bay Area and how his speed, quickness and flash on the wrestli...

  • Episode 34 of The MatBoss Podcast is with four-time All-American and three-time NCAA Division I finalist Gerry Abas of Fresno State. Abas talks about his start in wrestling in the Bay Area and how his speed, quickness and flash on the wrestling mat had its foundations in breakdancing in the 1980s. A...

  • [email protected] becomes Iowa State's first ever freestlye Junior World Champion. Zach Thompson (Silver, 1998) is Iowa State's only other Junior World Medalist.#Cyclones ???????????? — Iowa State Wrestling (@CycloneWR) August 14, 2019 Heads up my whole TL will be full of congrats and retwee...

  • Profiling 100 of the world's top wrestlers as we countdown the days until the 2019 Wrestling World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. 31 days out, Trackwrestling.com features Germany's Frank Staebler. Full story: https://www.trackwrestling.com/PortalPost.jsp?TIM=1565809310585&twSessionId=...

  • Profiling 100 of the world's top wrestlers as we countdown the days until the 2019 Wrestling World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. 31 days out, Trackwrestling.com features Germany's Frank Staebler. Full story: https://www.trackwrestling.com/PortalPost.jsp?TIM=1565809310585&twSessionId=...

  • David Carr after winning a gold medal at the Junior Worlds (Photo/Kadir Caliskan, United World Wrestling) TALLINN, Estonia -- A day after falling just short of a gold medal at the Junior World Championships, the United States crowned a pair of world champions on Wednesday in Tallinn, Estonia. David...

  • As we near the beginning of the 2019-20 season it felt appropriate to take a moment and reflect back on Iowa’s past. This season will be the ten year anniversary of the program’s 2010 NCAA title run which was capped off by a 134 team point performance in Omaha, Nebraska. The title was Tom Brands’s&#...

  • Doug Schwab and the UNI Panthers have added another addition to their class of 2020 as Florida standout Ethan Basile announced his commitment to the program tonight on social media. This past champion Basile claimed his first regular season state title, was his state’s freestyle champion and h...

  • Mike Hatcher (center) spent the past three seasons as an assistant coach at Cal Poly (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com) CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. -- University of Tennessee at Chattanooga wrestling head coach Kyle Ruschell announced the addition of Mike Hatcher as head assistant coach today. Ha...

  • Vito Arujau was edged 3-2 in the finals by Japan's Toshiya Abe (Photo/Gabor Martin, United World Wrestling) TALLINN, Estonia -- For the second time in his wrestling career, Vito Arujau will leave an age group world championship with a silver medal. Arujau, a silver medalist at the 2016 Cadet Worl...

  • TheMat.com Press Release TALLINN, Estonia – Three U.S. wrestlers won semifinal matches on Tuesday night, to qualify for the men’s freestyle gold-medal finals on Wednesday at the Junior World Championships. Advancing to the finals will be David Carr (Canton, Ohio/Titan Mercury WC/Cyclone WC) at 74 kg...

  • Profiling 100 of the world's top wrestlers as we countdown the days until the 2019 Wrestling World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. 32 days out, Trackwrestling.com features India's Pooja Dhanda. Full story: https://www.trackwrestling.com/PortalPost.jsp?TIM=1565713548598&twSessionId=cdjy...

  • Profiling 100 of the world's top wrestlers as we countdown the days until the 2019 Wrestling World Championships in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. 32 days out, Trackwrestling.com features India's Pooja Dhanda. Full story: https://www.trackwrestling.com/PortalPost.jsp?TIM=1565713548598&twSessionId=cdjy...