Three years ago, the wrestling community was forced to contemplate life without the Olympics. Now back on the program, the world’s oldest sport is hoping that the Rio Games can be a showcase for everything that’s changed since then. The IOC’s surprising decision to leave wrestling out of the Olympics after one final appearance in […]
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Our goal is to aggregate amateur wrestling news from a variety of sources around the web. Our primary focus is finding stories you may not get on sites like The Mat or Intermat Wrestling. We try to find wrestling stories from hometown newspapers, from sites you don't normally visit or stories people send in.
We're also posting great action shots, photos, cool advertisements, gear and anything wrestling related that we find interesting.
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Looking for ideas on how to shoot your next wrestling team photo? Here are a few of the nicer, or unique, ones we’ve seen recently. Have some to share? We’d love to see them.
Here’s the official logo for wrestling at the Rio 2016 olympic games.
Wrestling is a sport of skill, speed, and timing. Most of the time wrestlers move so fast you don’t see the technique. However, if you slow it down, you get to see everything. Take a look at some of these cool videos and feel free to share your own.
Hope Santa brings you some nice new wrestling shoes, or gear, this Christmas. photo via baynoman2
Looking for some cool pumpkin carving ideas? Why not wrestling? Some of these should be relatively simple, others may be more difficult. Either way, your house is going to have the best pumpkin this Halloween. Some of these images aren’t the highest quality, but you can make them bigger and things will smooth out once […]
Ohio State head wrestling coach Tom Ryan has signed a five-year contract extension, TJ Shelton, associate athletics director for sports administration, announced today. “Our wrestling program has enjoyed unprecedented success under Coach Ryan’s leadership and he has established himself as one of the nation’s best coaches,” said Shelton. “Tom has led us to a place among the […]
USA Wrestling and United World Wrestling team up with Titan Mercury Wrestling Club and WEB productions to present the 2015 Wrestling World Championships in Las Vegas, NV. The prime time telecasts will reach over 90 million homes through a broadcast on ESPN2 and will also be available on Watch ESPN’s digital platforms. We expect the 2015 Wrestling World […]
All signs are pointing to a wrestling dual meet and a national attendance record going down Nov. 14 at Kinnick Stadium. Reached by phone Wednesday afternoon, Iowa wrestling coach Tom Brands said, “There’s something big coming. And we’re excited about it.” The University of Iowa isn’t going as far to say the Hawkeyes will definitely […]
A majority of members of the New York State Assembly support the legalization of professional mixed martial arts fighting in the state, according to a survey by Capital New York. The media outlet reported 76 members have either signed on as bill co-sponsors or said they would vote in favor. The bill has not yet come to […]