Category: usa wrestling

Here’s what I know so far this season.

1. The national title is up for grabs. This might be the most wide-open field in modern history. With all the factors accounted for (injuries, freshman adjustments, coaching up or down, peaking) I can see scenarios that could lead to 4-5 different teams winning the title in March. 2. The same can be said at […]

NMU-OTS Greco wrestlers head to Latvia for training and tourney

BY GARY ABBOTT USA WRESTLING | DEC. 12, 2014, 7:10 P.M. (ET) Photos of Isaiah Varona and Nick Alvarez courtesy of Northern Michigan Univerity Olympic Training Site. Northern Michigan University’s Olympic Training Site will participate in an upcoming international Greco-Roman camp and competition in Riga, Latvia this month. It is one of the largest group […]

Gatsalov/Dlagnev, Warren/Gracie team dual join Grapple at Garden-Olympic Champions and MMA Superstars to Wrestle in the 3rd annual Grapple at The Garden, presented by MusclePharm

BY LARRY TORRES MADISON SQUARE GARDEN | DEC. 11, 2014, 11:30 A.M. (ET) Olympic Champions and MMA Superstars to Wrestle in the 3rd annual Grapple at The Garden, presented by MusclePharm Live on Pay-Per-View from Madison Square Garden on Sunday, December 21 Gray Maynard, Joe Warren, King Mo and Olympic champion Khadjimurad Gatsalov among world-class […]

Tickets for 2015 Freestyle World Cup in LA now on sale. If you live anywhere near here get tickets now

BY GARY ABBOTT USA WRESTLING | DEC. 10, 2014, 6:11 P.M. (ET) LOS ANGELES, Calif. (December 10, 2015) – Tickets for the 2015 Freestyle Wrestling World Cup are now on sale. Tickets for this popular international event, scheduled for April 11-12, 2015, at the Forum, presented by Chase, in Inglewood, Calif., can be purchased through […]

Rider’s upset over Lehigh mixes up NWCA Division I Coaches Poll Print BY GARY ABBOTT USA WRESTLING | DEC. 09, 2014,

For the second time this season, Rider (6-1) picked up a criteria victory over a Top 25 program. On Sunday, Rider topped then-No. 10 Lehigh (6-2) 17-16 at Grace Hall in Bethlehem, Pa. Earlier this season, Rider became the first Division I program to win a dual decided by the fourth criteria — first takedown […]

Titan Mercury WC draws Azerbaijan, Syria and Iran in Pool B at Freestyle World Clubs Cup in Iran

BY GARY ABBOTT USA WRESTLING | NOV. 26, 2014, 4:07 P.M. (ET) The Titan Mercury Wrestling Club, a top club from the United States, has received its pool draw for the Freestyle World Clubs Cup, a new event being held in Jouybar, Iran, November 27-28. The Titan Mercury WC has drawn into Pool B, which […]