International Wrestling

2017 Women’s Freestyle Nationals Junior Preview

McKayla Campbell

Sunday the UWW Juniors have the stage all to themselves at the tournament that many will always call Body Bar, the 2017 Women's Freestyle Nationals. Beginning at 9 am central time, the best Juniors in the country will vie for a spot on their world team which will compete in Tampere, Finland, this August. All weight classes except for 79.5 ...

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2017 Women’s Freestyle Nationals Cadet Preview

Alleida Martinez - Team USA

The 2017 Women's Freestyle Nationals, the tournament many will always call Body Bar, gets underway Saturday, May 20th, with competition from Division I all the way up through UWW Cadets. On the line for the Cadets at the weight classes from 70 kg on down are spots on the world team which will travel to Athens, Greece in September. UWW ...

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Bits & Pieces: NaTo’s Weight, World Seeds, and D1 Coaching Vacancies

Tomasello, Green, Sacred Heart

As the folkstyle off-season rolls along and freestyle season hits high gear, there is much to discuss.  The speculation about who will wrestle where for the Ohio State Buckeyes as they try to challenge Penn State is at a fever pitch and we got another clue as to where Nathan Tomasello will compete.  The Asian Championships wrapped up yesterday which ...

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What we Learned at the 2017 Pan American Championships

2017 Pan Ams

Over the weekend Team USA was in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil for the 2017 Pan American Championships. For the first time, seeding points were on the line for those wrestlers who go on to compete at the World Championships in August. This made the competition even more important for wrestlers such as Kyle Snyder, Logan Stieber, and Alli Ragan, each ...

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Olympic Champions Snyder, Burroughs, Maroulis Lead Strong Team Against Japan At Beat The Streets Benefit

Beat the Streets NY

NEW YORK–The United States men’s freestyle team, which will compete against Japan at the 2017 Beat the Streets Benefit on Wednesday, May 17, has been finalized, with the additions of seven standout wrestlers. They include 2016 Olympic champion Kyle Snyder (Woodbine, Md./Titan Mercury WC) at 96 kg/213 lbs.; 2012 Olympic champion Jordan Burroughs (Lincoln, Neb./Sunkist Kids/Nebraska Wrestling TC) at 74 ...

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Five Things to Watch at the 2017 Pan American Championships

2017 Pan Ams

The Pan American Championships begin Friday in Salvador da Bahia, Brazil, and run through the weekend. Greco kicks off the competition on May 5th followed by women's freestyle on Saturday and men's freestyle bringing the competition to a close on Sunday. You can follow all the action through trackwrestling who will also have the live stream. Here are five things ...

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What We Learned in Las Vegas

Ben Provisor vs. Joe Rau - 2017 WTTs

Photo by Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com With the US Open for men's freestyle, women's freestyle's World Team Trials, and Greco's World Team Trials, not to mention all the age group tournaments, Las Vegas was once again the center of the American wrestling world last week. We saw what the rule adjustments looked like in elite competition, veterans defending their thrones, and ...

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Burroughs/Dake Caps Final Day at US Open and World Team Trials

Vegas 2017

Saturday evening marked the culmination of a four-day wrestling extravaganza in Las Vegas, Nevada. The South Point Hotel played host to the 2017 U.S. Open, with some of the best wrestlers in America competing. This evening showcased some highly anticipated matchups, headlined by Olympic and World champion Jordan Burroughs versus four-time NCAA champ Kyle Dake. The Greco-Roman World Team Trials ...

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Saturday Interviews from the US Open, WFS WTTs, and Greco WTTs

Check back throughout the day as we will be posting more interviews as they become available. 2014 NCAA finalist Josh Kindig was seeded seventh at 61 kg but had one of his strongest performances at the Senior level, rallying after a quarterfinal loss to second-seeded Kendrick Maple to finish third.  The bronze medal match was one of the best all tournament ...

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World Team Spots Handed Out on a Thrilling Night in Vegas

2017 US Open, Greco/WFS WTTs

Photo of Robby Smith by Tony Rotundo Friday ushered in the start of Senior level men’s Greco and women’s freestyle world team qualifying tournaments, as well as the US Open for men’s freestyle which provided for plenty of excitement. As the day progressed, upsets and close matches reigned supreme here at the South Point Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Here ...

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