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  • from InterMat 09/24/21 1:20 AM

    Bo Nickal at the 2020 Olympic Team Trials (Photo/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) This weekend features the MMA debut of a Dan Hodge Trophy winner as well as the return of a Greco Roman World champion, and that is before the UFC hosts one of their biggest shows of the year. As always, InterMa...

  • from InterMat 09/23/21 1:35 PM

    Iowa's Carver Hawkeye Arena (Photo Courtesy of Iowa Athletics) IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa Athletics Department is adding women's wrestling as an intercollegiate program, becoming the first NCAA Division I, Power Five conference institution to offer the sport. "This is an exciting da...

  • from InterMat 09/22/21 2:10 PM

    Princeton Head Coach Chris Ayres (Photo/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) It was the summer of 2006. Coach Chris Ayres left his comfortable assistant coaching job at perennial powerhouse Lehigh to become the head coach at Princeton. Why do I say comfortable? Well, Lehigh was, essentially, a t...

  • from InterMat 09/19/21 8:45 PM

    2021 Junior National freestyle runner-up Ben Kueter (Photo/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Even though the Iowa Hawkeyes have yet to receive a verbal commitment from the current senior class, head coach Tom Brands' Class of 2023 is off to a great start. Sunday, the Hawkeyes got a commitment ...

  • from InterMat 09/19/21 2:15 PM

    Casey Swiderski (Photo/Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) Who's Number One Boys Results 170 lbs - Rocco Welsh (PA) over Manny Rojas (MI) 6-4 170 lbs - Gabe Arnold (GA) over Brayden Thompson (IL) 3-2 106 lbs - Bo Bassett (PA) over Seth Mendoza (IL) 19-8 182 lbs - TJ Stewart (MD) over Jack Wehmeye...

  • from InterMat 09/18/21 2:25 PM

    Destiney Rodriguez (Photo/Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) 2021 Who's Number One Girls Results 127: Savannah Cosme (Colorado) over Alexis Janiak (Illinois) 8-3 132: Janida Garcia (California) over Hanna Errthum (Wisconsin) 16-8 112: Cecilia Williams (Michigan) over Jenavi Alejandro (Nevada) 6-3...

  • from InterMat 09/17/21 11:05 AM

    Jesse Delgado at the 2013 NCAA semifinals (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) In some way, the MMA weekend for former wrestlers got off to an early start this week. On Tuesday, Canadian nationals placer Jasmine Jasudavicius and three-time NCAA Division II All-American Mo Mille...

  • from InterMat 09/15/21 4:40 PM

    2021 All-American Demetrius Romero (Photo/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) "Sports is what we do. Our parents taught us to be champions. They taught us to be winners. We don't make excuses. If you lose, you lose, but figure it out," said Demetrius Romero, a redshirt senior at Utah Valley Univ...

  • from InterMat 09/15/21 3:30 PM

    The 2021 Big Ten Championships (Photo/Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) ROSEMONT, Ill. - The Big Ten Conference office announced the dates and opponents for the 2021-22 wrestling season Wednesday. The schedule features eight conference duals for each of the 14 Big Ten programs and concludes with the 2...

  • from InterMat 09/14/21 5:00 PM

    The 2021 Pac-12 Championships (Photo/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Preseason in Pac-12 Country As September draws the summer to a warm conclusion, teams across the Pac-12 begin their preparation for the forthcoming -- and very much welcome -- season of wrestling. We at InterMat published ...

  • from InterMat 09/12/21 9:40 PM

    Peyton Omania (Photo/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Finals Results 55KG M1: Max Nowry, WCAP def. Brady Koontz, TMWC, 2-1 M2: Max Nowry, WCAP vs. Brady Koontz, TMWC 60KG M1: Ildar Hafizov, WCAP def. Dalton Roberts, WCAP, 3-3 M2: Ildar Hafizov, WCAP vs. Dalton Roberts, WCAP 63KG M1: Sa...

  • from InterMat 09/12/21 3:05 AM

    Jesse Porter (Photo/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Finals Match Ups - Best of 3 - Sunday 2PM CT 55: 55: Max Nowry, WCAP vs. Brady Koontz, TMWC 60: Ildar Hafizov, WCAP vs. Dalton Roberts, WCAP 63: Sammy Jones, NYAC vs. David Stepanian, NYAC 67: Alejandro Sancho, WCAP vs. Peyton Omania, NY...

  • from InterMat 09/12/21 2:50 AM

    Kennedy Blades (Photo/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Sunday Best of 3 Finals - 2PM CT 53KG - Ronna Heaton, SK vs. Amy Fearnside, TMWC 55KG - Jenna Burkert, WCAP vs. Amanda Martinez, Cardinal 59KG - Maya Nelson, SK vs. Megan Black, WCAP 62KG - Kayla Miracle, SK vs. Mallory Velte, TMWC ...

  • from InterMat 09/12/21 2:20 AM

    James Green (Photo/Sam Janicki; sjanickiphoto.com) With four Tokyo medalists taking their spots for the 2021 World Championships in Norway, six weights were up for grabs at World Team Trials. After Saturday's wrestling, twelve Men are left standing in tomorrow's best-of-three finals. And the matchup...

  • from InterMat 09/11/21 7:35 PM

    Nathan Tomasello (Photo/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Many questions were answered in the first session of the World Team Trials which featured familiar faces either at new weights or coming back from long layoffs. The stunner of the session came at 61kg where Nick Suriano, who many had a...

  • from InterMat 09/11/21 6:40 PM

    Emma Bruntil (Photo/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Tonight's semifinals are set in the Women's division at Senior World Team Trials in Lincoln, Nebraska. Nearly all the top seeds held in the first session as 20 of the 24 semifinalists were seeded in the Top 5. Two #2 did fall however as ...

  • from InterMat 09/09/21 4:50 PM

    2020 Olympic Champion Gable Steveson (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Over the weekend, rumors surfaced that Olympic gold medalist and 2021 NCAA champion Gable Steveson had signed with the WWE. Since the NIL was enacted on July 1st, it didn't necessarily mean that his days at the Unive...

  • from InterMat 09/08/21 8:00 PM

    Tervel Dlagnev (right) (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Nebraska wrestling coach Mark Manning announced the naming of former NCAA National Champion and Olympic medal winner, Tervel Dlagnev, as an assistant coach. "We are extremely excited to announce the addition of Tervel," Coach Man...

  • from InterMat 09/08/21 6:45 PM

    Tyler Graff at the 2019 World Championships (Photo/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com) USA Wrestling has released the pre-seeds for the men's freestyle division of the Senior World Team Trials, which will be held in Lincoln, Neb., September 11-12. A seeding committee met on Wednesday afternoon a...

  • from InterMat 09/08/21 11:55 AM

    Jacarra Winchester (left) and Pat Smith (Photos/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com) USA Wrestling has released the pre-seeds for the women's freestyle division and thee Greco-Roman division of the Senior World Team Trials, which will be held in Lincoln, Neb., September 11-12. Seeding committees ...

  • from InterMat 09/07/21 4:15 PM

    Play Fantasy for the World Team Trials The World Team Trials are just a few days away. Don't have any rooting interests? Creating a fantasy team will make watching the event more interesting. Play Fantasy Wrestling There are three games up right now on Fantasy Fight League - one for each style ...

  • from InterMat 09/07/21 12:35 AM

    Cory Land at the Cadet World Team Trials (Photo/Josh Conklin, JoshConklinPhotos.com) The Labor Day weekend was not one of rest for the Northern Iowa coaching staff. Doug Schwab's crew landed not one, but two stud lightweights over the past two days. First the Panthers received a verbal from an in-st...

  • from InterMat 09/04/21 3:30 PM

    2016 NCAA qualifier Mauro Correnti (Photo Courtesy of Rider Athletics) In this week's edition of the coaching carousel, a trio of big men found new homes as Eric Thompson, Matt Meuleners, and Mauro Correnti all took new positions. The first announcement came from Arizona State who has hired Thomps...

  • from InterMat 09/03/21 6:25 PM

    Jude Swisher in Fargo (Photos/Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Friday Morning, the University of Pennsylvania wrestling team received a verbal from their fifth top-100 recruit from the Class of 2022. Jude Swisher (Bellefonte, PA), #95 among current seniors, will join a star-studded group of w...

  • from InterMat 09/02/21 10:50 PM

    Shawn Bunch at the 2009 World Team Trials (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) As always there are plenty of top wrestlers competing in a variety of MMA shows across the globe. This week has a bit more international flavor as the preview features shows from Asia, the Middle Eas...

  • from InterMat 09/02/21 4:25 PM

    #15 ranked 133 lber Michael Colaiocco (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) The Penn Quakers released their wrestling schedule this morning, and boy, it's a good one! Let's look at some dates I am excited about that you should add to your calendar. Sunday, November 21st - The Keysto...

  • from InterMat 09/02/21 1:40 PM

    The 2021 individual NCAA champions (photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) InterMat's 2021-22 preseason rankings have been released! They can be found here ! Since it is early September, these are very fluid. Many schools are trying to figure out weights, so we will likely see s...

  • from InterMat 09/01/21 5:35 PM

    Gabe LaVey competing for NC State On August 18th, it was back to school for students at Averett University in Danville, Virginia. Of course, that included a large contingent of wrestlers seeking to compete for head coach Blake Roulo's Division III program. But, back to school had an entirely differ...

  • from InterMat 08/31/21 10:25 PM

    Joey Butler (left) with teammate Isaiah Poppe (photo courtesy of the Butler family) How it started: 2017 InterMat Article on Joey Butler How it's going: Joey Butler, a Cadet-athlete at The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, is no ordinary college freshman. With aspirations to go into...

  • from InterMat 08/30/21 4:45 PM

    Cornell Robinson (right) at the 2018 Walsh Ironman (Photo Courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) About three weeks after we reported that Wyoming Seminary's head coach Scott Green was leaving the program to pursue a coaching position with Army West Point, the school filled their vacancy by hir...

  • from InterMat 08/30/21 1:40 PM

    The North Idaho College staff with Head Athletic Trainer Randy Boswell (Photo/Anna-Lee Marie;anna-leemariephotography.mypixieset.com) Wrestling coaching staffs across the country are defined by household wrestling names. Often overlooked are support staff members, whose primary responsibility is kee...

  • from InterMat 08/28/21 2:15 PM

    Marine Infantryman Rylee McCollum (left) and Navy Hospital Corpsman Max Soviak (right) On Thursday, two explosions rocked the gates at Kabul International Airport killing 13 U.S. Service members and an estimated more than 100 Afghani civilians. In a sport that's often viewed as synonymous with chara...

  • from InterMat 08/27/21 7:35 PM

    2021 16U freestyle National Champion Gabe Arnold (Photo courtesy of Josh Conklin; JoshConklinphotos.com) "It's just wrestling, it's just a game," I remember hearing J'den Cox utter these words in his 2017 post World Team Trials victory interview, after defeating the favored David Taylor, and being i...

  • from InterMat 08/27/21 12:00 PM

    Penn State's Bryce Jordan Arena (Photo/Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) It's a rather slow time of year. In between Cadet Worlds, Tokyo, and Junior Worlds, there is a lull right now before we all ramp up for World Team Trials. Most of the questions that I've received asked about Trials predictions...

  • from InterMat 08/26/21 2:15 PM

    Ethan Aguigui competing for Guam (Photo courtesy of Ethan Aguigui) If you are immersed in the world of Wrestling Twitter, you have probably seen the name Ethan Aguigui. But who is this man and how did he get to Blacksburg, Virginia, from the beautiful island of Guam? Ethan was born and raised in ...

  • from InterMat 08/26/21 12:00 PM

    2x CIF State Placewinner Zeth Romney (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Cal Poly has undergone a recruiting renaissance under head coach Jon Sioredas and associate head coach Chris Chinouma. This duo, along with the rest of the Mustang coaching staff, continues to make keepin...

  • from InterMat 08/25/21 9:20 PM

    (photos courtesy of Little Rock Athletics) Today, Little Rock announced the latest addition to its coaching staff as Albert White will come aboard as the team's volunteer assistant. White was a teammate of head coach Neil Erisman at Oklahoma State during Erisman's final two years as a competitor. ...

  • from InterMat 08/25/21 3:00 PM

    Binghamton All-American Lou Deprez (Photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto) Remember growing up as a kid, there was always that one family in the neighborhood with tough kids? And no one ever wanted to mess with them, to smartly avoid a hefty hospital bill? Now imagine that family has four boy...

  • from InterMat 08/25/21 1:25 PM

    NC State's 3x All-American Kevin Jack (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) RALEIGH, N.C. - NC State wrestling head coach Pat Popolizio has added former Wolfpack three-time All-American Kevin Jack as a volunteer assistant coach. Jack first captured All-American honors as a true ...

  • from InterMat 08/25/21 3:20 AM

    2020 CIF State Runner-up Joey Cruz (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) The Oklahoma Sooners received a huge verbal commitment Tuesday evening as the top-ranked 120 lber in the nation, Joey Cruz (Bullard, CA), pledged to head coach Lou Rosselli's team. Cruz is ranked #13 over...

  • from InterMat 08/24/21 6:35 PM

    GREENSBORO, NC & ROSEMONT, IL & SAN FRANCISCO, CA - The ACC, Big Ten and Pac-12 today announced an historic alliance that will bring 41 world-class institutions together on a collaborative approach surrounding the future evolution of college athletics and scheduling. The alliance - which was unani...

  • from InterMat 08/23/21 5:40 PM

    2021 Junior World Champion Kylie Welker (Kadir Caliskan; UWW) Men's Freestyle 57 kg Gold - Ramazan Bagavudinov (Russia) Silver - Muhammet Karavus (Turkey) Bronze - Manvel Khndzrtsyan (Armenia) Bronze - Assylzhan Yessengeldi (Kazakhstan) 61 kg Gold - Rahman Amouzadkhalili (Iran) Silver - Ra...

  • from InterMat 08/21/21 2:30 PM

    Braxton Amos (Kadir Caliskan; UWW) The last group of American wrestlers took the mat Saturday morning in Ufa, Russia, during the second day of men's Greco-Roman competition at the Junior World Championships. Day one of the Greco tournament yielded no wins for the US team; however, Kodiak Stephens wa...

  • from InterMat 08/20/21 7:25 PM

    Kadir Caliskan; UWW) The team race in the women's freestyle portion of the 2021 Junior World Championships came down to the very last weight class of the entire tournament. A loss by India in a bronze medal bout at 72 kg crushed any hopes they had of catching the United States. The US also had an ac...

  • from InterMat 08/20/21 1:30 PM

    Clay Guida (left) and Mark Madsen(Photos courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) There has been plenty of wrestling to watch over the last few weeks, but the MMA machine keeps on moving. This weekend, in particular, there are a variety of shows complete with former wrestlers. The slate, ...

  • from InterMat 08/19/21 5:30 PM

    2021 Junior World Champions Kylie Welker (left), Amit Elor (center), Emily Shilson (Photo courtesy of Kadir Caliskan/UWW) Coming into Thursday, the United States Junior Women's program had never crowned more than a single world champion in the same year. That fact was blown out of the water by three...

  • from InterMat 08/18/21 5:15 PM

    2021 Junior World Champions Keegan O'Toole (left) and Rocky Elam (Photo courtesy of Kadir Calisken/UWW) "Make sure the stars are in your right hand." Those were the instructions from Junior National freestyle coach Kevin Jackson to his newly-minted 74 kg world champion, Keegan O'Toole. They also ma...

  • from InterMat 08/17/21 7:55 PM

    2021 Junior World Champion Braxton Amos (Photo courtesy of Kadir Caliskan/UWW) On the first day that medals were awarded at the Junior World Championships, the Americans came away with three. Braxton Amos (gold), Beau Bartlett (bronze), and Bryce Andonian (bronze) all have some extra hardware with t...

  • from InterMat 08/16/21 7:55 PM

    Braxton Amos at the 2021 Junior World Championships (Photo courtesy of Cliff Fretwell) Day one at the Junior World Championships yielded one finalist for the men's freestyle squad, along with three others that are in bronze medal contention. Five men's freestyle brackets began action Monday from Ufa...

  • from InterMat 08/16/21 12:00 PM

    2021 NCAA champion Shane Griffith (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) A few days into June, with the summer ahead of us, the Pac-12 Conference front office announced a set of policy changes that sent waves through the collegiate wrestling landscape. After over a decade of dwin...

  • from InterMat 08/16/21 12:15 AM

    2021 Olympic bronze medalist Helen Maroulis (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Today was the deadline for Olympic medalists to announce their intentions to compete at the 2021 World Championships. USA Wrestling ruled that any 2020 Olympic medalists would be able to lock in a ...

  • from InterMat 08/15/21 5:45 PM

    New Cornell volunteer assistant Nick Gwiazdowski (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) As we head into the dog days of summer, the coaching vacancies are beginning to dwindle a bit. Many schools have rounded out their coaching staffs, while a few others are still searching. It's...

  • from InterMat 08/14/21 3:20 PM

    Daton Fix (left), Maya Nelson (center), Kamal Bey (right) at the 2017 Junior World Championships (Photo courtesy of Richard Immel; RImmelPics.com) We're only days away from the start of the Junior World Championships in Ufa, Russia. This will be the first time since 2019 that this tournament will be...

  • from InterMat 08/13/21 7:25 PM

    2020 Olympic gold medalist Gable Steveson (Photo courtesy of Larry Slater; LBSphoto.smugmug.com) Less than a week after winning an Olympic gold medal at the 125 kg weight class, Gable Steveson has apparently retired from wrestling. The announcement was made via his Instagram page today. V...

  • from InterMat 08/13/21 3:00 PM

    Raufeon Stots at Nebraska-Kearney (Photo courtesy of Adam Konruff; Kearney Hub) The UFC is taking this weekend off, which has allowed the PFL and Bellator to compete for attention on Friday night. As always, there are plenty of former wrestlers competing in the combat sports world this weekend. The ...

  • from InterMat 08/13/21 12:20 PM

    StaleMates. You've heard of them, yeah? If you haven't, you probably aren't keeping up with the trends. StaleMates is one of the fastest-growing wrestling-based media companies in 2021. Co-founders Zach Bogle and Tyler Walker have utilized social media in a unique and electrifying way, entertaining...

  • from InterMat 08/12/21 11:10 AM

    Olivia Brown (Photo courtesy of John Sachs; Tech-Fall.com) The National Wrestling Hall of Fame on Wednesday announced that Olivia Brown of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, is the 2021 national winner of the Tricia Saunders High School Excellence Award (TSHSEA). "I am honored to receive the Tricia Saunders...

  • from InterMat 08/11/21 8:05 PM

    King University signee Sage Mortimer (Photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) Wow, what a summer it's been for women's wrestling. Women's Nationals, Fargo, a stunning Olympic performance by Team USA - and suddenly we're just a few weeks away from the World Team Trials. As our post-Olympic ...

  • from InterMat 08/11/21 6:20 PM

    Four-time Minnesota state champion Bennett Berge (Photo courtesy of Mark Beshey; TheGuillotine.com) The South Dakota State Jackrabbits received a huge commitment today as the #36 overall wrestler in the Class of 2022, Brady Berge (Kasson-Mantorville, MN) verbally committed to the school. Berge, the ...

  • from InterMat 08/11/21 1:40 PM

    The college wrestling season is right around the corner! With that in mind, Tony and Todd are ready to talk fantasy wrestling. Today they talk with Kevin Claunch of the world-famous Bloodround podcast. As you may expect, all things Michigan wrestling are discussed as well as a variety of topics.

  • from InterMat 08/10/21 8:55 PM

    G'Angelo Hancock at the 2020 Olympic Games (Photo courtesy of Larry Slater; LBSPhoto.smugmug.com) There really isn't anything wrong with Greco-Roman wrestling. However, whenever the World Championships or Olympics roll around, fans flock to Twitter with ideas on how to "fix" the sport. Due to the st...

  • from InterMat 08/10/21 8:15 PM

    Alex Facundo (Photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com) The National Wrestling Hall of Fame on Tuesday announced that Alex Facundo of Davison, Michigan, is the 2021 national winner of the Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award (DSHSEA). "I am honored to have been chosen as the 2021 nati...

  • from InterMat 08/10/21 5:30 PM

    George Mason head coach Frank Beasley (Photo courtesy of GMU athletics) Oftentimes, the concept of fundraising is an overlooked aspect of Division I athletics. Think about it. Once you buy your ticket, grab some snacks, find your seats, and finally sit down to watch an intense matchup between two ri...

  • from InterMat 08/10/21 12:10 PM

    Ashland University All-American Tristen Weirich (Photo courtesy of Ashland University Athletics) The start of the 2022 NCAA Division II men's wrestling season is just a few short months away, which means it is time to start predicting lineup changes and roster moves. With the changes brought about d...

  • from InterMat 08/10/21 11:10 AM

    North Idaho at the 2021 NJCAA National Championships (Photo courtesy of NJCAA.org) Beyond the views of Coeur d'Alene, North Idaho is home to a tradition and expectation of keeping the 14-Time National Champion, North Idaho College Cardinal Wrestling program on the map. "People care about North Ida...

  • from InterMat 08/09/21 8:45 PM

    (Photo courtesy of Gannon University Athletics) Erie, PA - Gannon University has named Breonnah Neal as its new head women's wrestling coach. "I am excited for the opportunity to join a program on the rise," said Neal. "I look forward to working with all those who are a part of the Gannon family. ...

  • from InterMat 08/09/21 7:55 PM

    WRESTLING TO BEAT THE STREETS DC Informational Cocktail Event Event Deets: Date/Time: Tuesday, August 10, at 6:30pm - 9:00pm Location: Mission Navy Yard in Washington, DC Included: Open Bar and Dinner Buffet Attire: Business casual Cost: FREE (Note: This is not a fundraiser. No money will ...

  • from InterMat 08/08/21 3:20 PM

    2x Olympic gold medalist Abdulrashid Sadulaev (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo/UWW) Monday marked the first medals that were handed out in wrestling at the 2020 Olympics. As each weight class has concluded we will have a wrap-up for each, which includes results and some notable facts related to the ...

  • from InterMat 08/08/21 12:55 PM

    2020 Olympic gold medalist Gable Steveson (Photo courtesy of Kadir Calisken/UWW) Monday marked the first medals that were handed out in wrestling at the 2020 Olympics. As each weight class has concluded we will have a wrap-up for each, which includes results and some notable facts related to the we...

  • from InterMat 08/07/21 8:35 PM

    2020 Olympic gold medalist Gable Steveson (Photo courtesy of Kadir Calisken/UWW) Monday marked the first medals that were handed out in wrestling at the 2020 Olympics. As each weight class has concluded we will have a wrap-up for each, which includes results and some notable facts related to the we...

  • from InterMat 08/07/21 7:30 PM

    2020 Olympic gold medalist Gable Steveson (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo/UWW) Monday marked the first medals that were handed out in wrestling at the 2020 Olympics. As each weight class has concluded we will have a wrap-up for each, which includes results and some notable facts related to the weig...

  • from InterMat 08/07/21 6:35 PM

    2x Olympic gold medalist Mayu Mukaida (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo/UWW) Monday marked the first medals that were handed out in wrestling at the 2020 Olympics. As each weight class has concluded we will have a wrap-up for each, which includes results and some notable facts related to the weight. ...

  • from InterMat 08/07/21 1:20 PM

    2021 Olympic champion Gable Steveson (Photo courtesy of Larry Slater; LBSphoto.smugmug.com) On the final day of the wrestling competition at the 2020 Olympic Games, one of the most anticipated bouts in Olympic history took place. 2016 Olympic gold medalists Kyle Snyder and Abdulrashid Sadulaev (ROC)...

  • from InterMat 08/06/21 8:35 PM

    2x Olympic gold medalist Risako Kawai (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo/UWW) Monday marked the first medals that were handed out in wrestling at the 2020 Olympics. As each weight class has concluded we will have a wrap-up for each, which includes results and some notable facts related to the weight. ...

  • from InterMat 08/06/21 6:10 PM

    2021 Olympic champion Gable Steveson (Photo courtesy of Larry Slater; LBSphoto.smugmug.com) There were 13 seconds left. The official called a stalemate. Geno Petriashvili, Georgia's towering heavyweight, stood up and exhaled. He had completed a remarkable comeback, from down 5-2 to up 8-5, and was...

  • from InterMat 08/06/21 3:50 PM

    2x Olympic gold medalist Risako Kawai (Photo courtesy of UWW) Monday marked the first medals that were handed out in wrestling at the 2020 Olympics. As each weight class has concluded we will have a wrap-up for each, which includes results and some notable facts related to the weight. Past Articl...

  • from InterMat 08/06/21 2:20 PM

    2021 Olympic champion Gable Steveson (Photo courtesy of Larry Slater; LBSphoto.smugmug.com) For the last week, it has seemed the the USA Wrestling team has continued to outdo itself. One day, Tamyra Mensah-Stock dominated the field to become only the second American woman to win an Olympic gold meda...

  • from InterMat 08/05/21 8:55 PM

    2x Olympic gold medalist Risako Kawai (Photo courtesy of UWW) Monday marked the first medals that were handed out in wrestling at the 2020 Olympics. As each weight class has concluded we will have a wrap-up for each, which includes results and some notable facts related to the weight. Past Articl...

  • from InterMat 08/05/21 6:30 PM

    2020 Olympic champion Zavur Uguev of the Russian Olympic Committe (Photo courtesy of UWW) Monday marked the first medals that were handed out in wrestling at the 2020 Olympics. As each weight class has concluded we will have a wrap-up for each, which includes results and some notable facts related ...

  • from InterMat 08/05/21 1:50 PM

    2021 Olympic champion David Taylor (Photo courtesy of Larry Slater; LBSphoto.smugmug.com) What a day from the wrestlers representing the United States of America! The earlier session was a rollercoaster ride of emotions, with Gable Steveson and Thomas Gilman putting together dominating performances,...

  • from InterMat 08/05/21 5:45 AM

    2016 Olympic gold medalist Kyle Snyder (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Brackets for the sixth day of the 2020 Olympic Games have been released. The remaining men's freestyle weights begin with 65 kg and 97 kg, as well as, 50 kg in women's freestyle which will be conducted ...

  • from InterMat 08/05/21 5:20 AM

    Gable Steveson defeats 2016 Olympic gold medalist Taha Akgul (Photo courtesy of Larry Slater; LBSphoto.smugmug.com) Being involved with a team at a wrestling event forces you to deal with multiple emotions, in the same day/session/hour. During today's session at the Olympic Games, American wrestlin...

  • from InterMat 08/05/21 1:25 AM

    2020 Olympic champion Yukako Kawai of Japan (Photo courtesy of UWW) Monday marked the first medals that were handed out in wrestling at the 2020 Olympics. As each weight class has concluded we will have a wrap-up for each, which includes results and some notable facts related to the weight. Past ...

  • from InterMat 08/04/21 6:55 PM

    2020 Olympic champion Mohammadreza Geraei(Photo courtesy of UWW) Monday marked the first medals that were handed out in wrestling at the 2020 Olympics. As each weight class has concluded we will have a wrap-up for each, which includes results and some notable facts related to the weight. Past Art...

  • from InterMat 08/04/21 2:20 PM

    2020 Olympic champion Zhan Beleniuk (Photo courtesy of UWW) Monday marked the first medals that were handed out in wrestling at the 2020 Olympics. As each weight class has concluded we will have a wrap-up for each, which includes results and some notable facts related to the weight. Past Articles...

  • from InterMat 08/04/21 10:50 AM

    David Taylor made the Olympic finals after three techs (Photo courtesy of Larry Slater; LBSphoto.smugmug.com) A pair of American's were in action in the second session of the day from the Makuhari Messe Event Hall on day four of the Olympic Games. Both suffered different fates, as David Taylor roll...

  • from InterMat 08/04/21 5:40 AM

    125 kg men's freestyle representative Gable Steveson (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Brackets for the fifth day of the 2020 Olympic Games have been released. Men's freestyle continues with 74 kg and 125 kg, as well as, 53 kg in women's freestyle which will be conducted on ...

  • from InterMat 08/04/21 5:10 AM

    Helen Maroulis in the 2020 Olympic quarterfinals (Photo courtesy of Larry Slater; LBSphoto.smugmug.com) The first session that featured all freestyle action at the 2020 Olympics proved to be a good one for the Americans. Thomas Gilman (57 kg) and David Taylor (86 kg) were the first men's freestyle t...

  • from InterMat 08/04/21 1:45 AM

    2020 Olympic champion Tamyra Mensah-Stock (Photo courtesy of UWW) Monday marked the first medals that were handed out in wrestling at the 2020 Olympics. As each weight class has concluded we will have a wrap-up for each, which includes results and some notable facts related to the weight. Past Ar...

  • from InterMat 08/04/21 12:45 AM

    2020 Olympic champion Musa Evloev (Photo courtesy of UWW) Monday marked the first medals that were handed out in wrestling at the 2020 Olympics. As each weight class has concluded we will have a wrap-up for each, which includes results and some notable facts related to the weight. Past Articles ...

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    2020 Olympic champion Tamas Lorincz (Photo courtesy of UWW) Monday marked the first medals that were handed out in wrestling at the 2020 Olympics. As each weight class has concluded we will have a wrap-up for each, which includes results and some notable facts related to the weight. Past Articles...

  • from InterMat 08/03/21 4:30 PM

    2021 Women's freestyle 68 kg Olympic champion Tamyra Mensah-Stock (Photo/Larry Slater; LBSphoto.smugmug.com) The best place to start is here, inside Makuhari Messe Hall, where Tamyra Mensah-Stock is holding up the American flag, circling Mat B. The tears are flowing, but it's impossible to miss her ...

  • from InterMat 08/03/21 2:05 PM

    (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com/Graphic courtesy of Anna-Lee Boerner) Journeymen Wrestling is excited to announce the reformation of one of the most popular events of the college wrestling season. Until the 2018 season, National Duals was annually among the crown jewels o...

  • from InterMat 08/03/21 1:20 PM

    Timmy McCall (right) at the 2021 NCAA Championships (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) RALEIGH, N.C. - NC State wrestling head coach Pat Popolizio has named Timmy McCall as an assistant coach for the Wolfpack. McCall has been in Raleigh involved with the NC State wrestling pr...

  • from InterMat 08/03/21 5:15 AM

    57 kg men's freestyle representative Thomas Gilman (Photo courtesy of Tony Rotundo; WrestlersAreWarriors.com) Brackets for the fourth day of the 2020 Olympic Games have been released. Men's freestyle gets underway with 57 kg and 86 kg, as well as, 57 kg in women's freestyle which will be conducted o...

  • from InterMat 08/03/21 4:45 AM

    John Stefanowicz in the qualification round at the 2020 Olympics (Photo courtesy of Larry Slater; LBSphoto.smugmug.com) The third day of wrestling competition at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo was not friendly to the American competitors. Team USA went 0-3 on the day, as the Greco-Roman team wrapped up ...

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    Four-time Olympic champion Mijain Loopez (Photo courtesy of UWW) Today marked the first medals that were handed out in wrestling at the 2020 Olympics. As each weight class has concluded we will have a wrap-up for each, which includes results and some notable facts related to the weight. Past Arti...

  • from InterMat 08/02/21 8:00 PM

    2020 Olympic champion Aline Rotter-Focken (Photo courtesy of Kadir Caliksen; UWW) Today marked the first medals that were handed out in wrestling at the 2020 Olympics. As each weight class has concluded we will have a wrap-up for each, which includes results and some notable facts related to the we...

  • from InterMat 08/02/21 6:25 PM

    Four-time Greco-Roman Olympic champion Mijain Lopez (Photo courtesy of Kadir Caliksen; UWW) With 12 seconds left in the gold-medal match, Georgia's Iakob Kajaia disengaged, clapped his hands, took a step back and dropped his head. His attempt to spoil history fell short. On the other side of the m...

  • from InterMat 08/02/21 4:55 PM

    2020 Olympic champion Luis Orta Sanchez (Photo courtesy of Kadir Caliksen; UWW) Today marked the first medals that were handed out in wrestling at the 2020 Olympics. As each weight class concludes, we will have a wrap-up for each, which includes results and some notable facts related to the weight....