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Flo Radio Live - Race, Wildcards and Beat The Streets

CP has something he needs to get off his chest about race in wrestling.  They dive into the wildcard selections, and Beat The Streets! To make #FloRadioLive a little easier to navigate, we're taking the advice of Jake Herbert who gave us some suggestions for making navigating the show a bit easier.  We'll list the times get to certain topics so you can listen the way you want! 0:00-Introduction and a discussion on race and the words used to describe black wrestlers. 0:11-World Team Trials selection process and Isaiah Martinez not bein...

2015 Cadet World Team Trials Preview

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Zahid Valencia Wins Gold In Turkey

After winning the UWW Junior National tournament with a convincing win over Myles Martin in Las Vegas, Zahid Valencia collected another title at the Mithat Bayrak and Ismet Atli Junior International in Turkey.  En route to his 84kg championship, Valencia, who was competing in his first international tournament, recorded three straight technical fall shutouts before he capped things off with a 2-2 win over Russian Zharuel Shapiev in the final.    Zahid takes gold in men’s freestyle at the respected Mithat Bayrak and Ism...

NHSCA National Duals Day 2 Results

Wrestling is still going on, but here are the results thus far for the second day of the NHSCA National Duals. Scores will be updated as the results are finalized. Catch all the action LIVE NOW! Day 2 Results Young Guns Black 60, Keystone Jokers 0 Young Guns Black 56, Diamond Cut Wrestling 6 Young Guns Black 62, Team Nauman Black 3 South Florida Lightening 52, Mat Assassins 7 South Florida Lightening 57, Northern Homegrown Commanders 0 South Florida Lightening 33, Penn Extreme Gold 28 Illinois Outsiders 48, Xcelerate Black 9 Team Nauman Black ...

Virginia Tech Releases 2015-16 Schedule

Virginia Tech head wrestling coach, Kevin Dresser, released the Hokies 2015-16 schedule. The Hokies took to Twitter to make the announcement. Here'€™s the home schedule for 2015-16. Stay tuned for the full schedule and story on http://t.co/bokQZtRyX4! pic.twitter.com/gT9xYHfEP3 — VT Wrestling (@VT_Wrestling) May 22, 2015 Virginia Tech releases 2015-16 wrestling schedule: National power Penn State highlights strong home slate http://t.co/Nfp60cGvSC — VT Wrestling (@VT_Wrestling) May 22, 2015 "I'm excited about next year...

Seven Freestyle Wild Cards Issued For U.S. World Team Trials

USA Wrestling has combed through the list of wrestlers who went through the application process that met the criteria to be included in the World Team Trials and have issued seven wild card spots. Among the wild card selections are former World Team Members Angel Escobedo and Jimmy Kennedy. Escobedo was fifth at the World Championships in 2013 and placed eighth at this year's U.S. Open. Kennedy did not compete at the Open, but the 2014 World Team Member will be Madison, Wisconsin competing for another spot on the team at 65kg. .post-content img...

NHSCA National Duals Match Ups & Schedule For Day 3

The teams are filled with all kinds of high-level talent. Here are the match ups and the schedule for the first day of the NHSCA Nationla Duals. After each day the tournament schedule and match ups will be updated. Make sure to tune in LIVE as some of the best wrestlers across the country go head-to-head to determine the best club/all-star team. Day 3 Match Ups and Schedule (All times are EST and subject to match length.) 11:30 am: Quarterfinals (mats 1-4) 1:00 pm: Semifinals (mats 1 and 2) 2:30 pm: Finals (mat 2), 3rd place (mat 1), 5th place ...

2015 NHSCA National Duals Preview

The NHSCA National Duals is one of the premier team tournaments of the year, which always features a great deal of talent throughout just about every line up. In last year’s final Young Guns Black took out Team Griffin Select (results included below). This year, YG is returning with a loaded line up of highly touted competitors and will look to repeat. However, it won’t be easy as Bison Legend Orange chomps at the bit for a chance to take on the defending champs. Also look for Nauman Select, NY Kong, Prestige Worldwide and South Fl...

UWW Releases Olympic Qualifier Dates And Locations

The official Olympic qualifying dates and locations have finally been released. As we all know, the 2016 Olympic Games will be held in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. But to get there you have to make it through one of the qualifiers. Freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling will each get 114 qualifiers, which will be spread equally across each Olympic weight class. The women will receive 108 qualifiers spread across their six weight classes. A total of 336 qualifying spots are up for grabs in order to make it to the games. Below is the list of qualifying l...

A Strategy For A Stronger Future For Wrestling

With the scare of wrestling being dropped, the wrestling community banded together to make sure that didn’t happen. But as a result of the “Save Olympic Wrestling” movement a plan was put together to ensure that the threat of wrestling being dropped from the Olympic Games never happens again. Here is the plan for “a stronger future” in our sport.  

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