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Rio 2016 – Olympic Wrestling Logo

Here’s the official logo for wrestling at the Rio 2016 olympic games.

Wrestling in Slow Motion

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.

Merry Christmas

Hope Santa brings you some nice new wrestling shoes, or gear, this Christmas. photo via baynoman2

Wrestling Pumpkin Carving Patterns

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 Signs a Five-Year Contract Extension

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 […]

ESPN2 to Broadcast the 2015 Wrestling World Championships

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 […]

Brands on likely Kinnick wrestling dual. May shatter NCAA attendance record.

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 […]

Majority of Assembly supports Mixed Martial Arts in NY

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 […]

Olympic wrestling trials return to Iowa City in 2016

The road to the Summer Olympics for the country’s wrestlers will again go through Iowa City. USA Wrestling announced Wednesday via social media that the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials will be held at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on April 8-10. The event returns after being held at CHA in 2012. The announcement was a chance for […]

Nike Wrestling Shoes Return with Hypersweep & Freek

Nike wrestling shoes aren’t as common as they use to be. They are actually pretty hard to find and it was even rumored that they stopped making them all together. However, Nike is back, teasing its new wrestling shoes, Nike Freek and Hypersweep, all over social media.

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