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Archive for January 2016

Varner takes silver and Snyder gets bronze on final day of Ivan Yarygin Grand Prix in Russia – TheMat.com

“2012 Olympic champion Jake Varner (State College, Pa./Nittany Lion WC) won a silver medal and 2015 World champion Kyle Snyder (Woodbine, Md./Titan Mercury WC/Ohio RTC) won a bronze medal, both at 97 kg/213 lbs. Both men lost to the same wrestler, 2013 World bronze medalist Anzor Boltukaev of Russia.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

January 31, 2016 at 9:12 am

Posted in Wrestling News

Highly-ranked class of 2013 starting to see the wrestling mat at NDSU | INFORUM

“s ratings go, North Dakota State’s 2013 wrestling recruiting class that was ranked No. 2 in the country by Amateur Wrestling News was surprising if not startling. Especially considering the usual powers like Iowa, Oklahoma State and Minnesota pretty much get their targets on a yearly basis.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

January 31, 2016 at 6:13 am

Posted in Wrestling News

Vorobieva Falters as Sun, Zhou Pace China at RIO 2016 Test Event | United World Wrestling

“London Olympic champion and defending world champions Natalya VOROBIEVA (RUS) came to Brazil in the hopes of starting her 2016 repeat tour on solid footing. However, the Russian champion’s hopes were dashed early in the tournament Saturday at the HSBC Arena 1, as she dropped a back-and-forth first bout to Dorothy YEATS (CAN) 7-5.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

January 31, 2016 at 6:13 am

Posted in Wrestling News

University of Missouri Athletics – Manley and Butler Earn Falls in No. 5 @MizzouWrestling’s 31-12 Victory over No. 7 Oklahoma

“The 11th largest crowd in Mizzou Wrestling history witnessed a statement victory Saturday as No. 5 Mizzou (10-1, 6-0) defeated No. 7 Oklahoma (9-3, 4-1), 31-12, at the Hearnes Center.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

January 31, 2016 at 6:13 am

Posted in Wrestling News

NC State Athletics – @PackWrestle Wins Road ACC Battle at #16 Pittsburgh, 28-6

“The No. 3 NC State wrestling team won 8 of 10 matches and improved to a perfect 19-0 on the season with a 28-6 road win at #16 Pittsburgh Saturday night. The 19 wins tie for the most wins in a single season in NC State history, and the Wolfpack (19-0, 4-0 ACC) will go for a new school record tomorrow afternoon at West Virginia.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

January 31, 2016 at 6:12 am

Posted in Wrestling News

Dana White responds to claim UFC hired an Olympic wrestling champion to train Conor McGregor | SportsJOE.ie

“There have been strong reports that McGregor’s camp drafted in Olympic gold medallist wrestler Jordan Burroughs for training camps. The UFC came out, this morning, to deny that they had hired Burroughs for that purpose.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

January 31, 2016 at 6:12 am

Posted in Wrestling News

Fulp-Allen named Outstanding Wrestler as four U.S. women win Dave Schultz Memorial – TheMat.com

“Four U.S. women won close finals matches to claim gold medals on the final day of the 18th Dave Schultz Memorial International on Sunday.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

January 31, 2016 at 6:12 am

Posted in Wrestling News