World Championships preview in freestyle wrestling at 97 kg

Powerful Abdusalam Gadisov of Russia won a strong weight class at the 2014 World Championships and he is wrestling well again this year. Gadisov is ranked second by United World Wrestling in men’s freestyle at 97 kg/213 lbs. Gadisov won the Yasar Dogu event in Turkey before claiming a bronze medal at the European Games [Read More]

United World Wrestling to live stream every match from 2015 World Championships

LAS VEGAS (September 3) — As part of a growing initiative to provide wrestling fans around the world unlimited access to the sport, United World Wrestling will deliver a high-definition live stream of every match from the 2015 Wrestling World Championships in Las Vegas. In addition to carrying all four mats live, United World Wrestling’s [Read More]

ESPN2 to air two shows from World Wrestling Championships

ESPN2 will air two prime-time telecasts from the World Wrestling Championships, which will be held in Las Vegas, Nev. at the Orleans Arena. Both of these tape-delayed shows will be two hours long. Over 100 nations expected to compete at the World Wrestling Championships in the three Olympic wrestling styles of Greco-Roman, women’s freestyle and [Read More]

Watters Continues her Career at Oklahoma City University

Rachel Watters is continuing her wrestling career at Oklahoma City University.  Pictured in the photos are Mick Macki (Elementary School Guidance Counselor & Jr. High Wrestling Coach, Rachel Watters and Nick Britton.  Pictured is Nicole Watters (sister), Matt Watters (dad), Rachel Watters, Holly Watters (mom), and Allison Watters (sister.) Rachel is fresh off her 5th place finish [Read More]

World Championships preview in freestyle wrestling at 86 kg

Russia’s Abdul Rashid Sadulaev has become the story of this weight class. And what an amazing story it is. Sadulaev, a 2012 and 2013 Cadet World champion, stormed to the 2014 Senior World freestyle title at 86 kg/189 lbs. And he’s still a teenager. He celebrated his 19th birthday in May. He is considered the [Read More]

EUSTICE NAMED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF J ROBINSON CAMPS

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 31, 2015 – Ty Eustice, the Director of Wrestling Operations at J Robinson Intensive Camps, will be named the new Executive Director effective on Tuesday, September 1. Eustice has spent the last three years in his current position, leading the continued success of the nation’s top Intensive Wrestling Camps, as well as expanding [Read More]

Verkleeren and Steveson win golds, Fix takes bronze to end UWW Cadet Worlds

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzogovina – Two Americans won gold medals on Sunday, Jarod Verkleeren of Pennsylvania at 63 kg /138.75 lbs. and Gable Steveson of Minnesota at 100 kg/220 lbs., the final day of the UWW Cadet World Championships. Verleeren and Steveson became the third and fourth UWW Cadet World champions for the United States this week. [Read More]

Is it Wise to Specialize?

The greatest difference between our children’s sporting experience and our own is the rise of year round, sport specific organizations that ask – even require – season after season of participation in order to stay in the player development pipeline. The pressure to have your child specialize in a single sport at a young age [Read More]

UNI Wrestling Coach Goes to Extreme to Help Young Cancer Patient

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Life includes a lot of challenges, and wrestling head coach Doug Schwab doesn’t think anyone should face those alone.   So when former Panther Cruse Aarhus wanted to complete a rope climb the distance of Mount Everest (29,029 feet) to support a young relative with cancer, Schwab jumped in to join [Read More]