2023 Final X - Newark

Final X Wrestling 2023 Matchups

Final X Wrestling 2023 Matchups

The matchups for 2023 Final X on June 10 in Newark, New Jersey.

Jun 5, 2023 by Jon Kozak
Final X Wrestling 2023 Matchups

2023 Final X will take place in Newark, New Jersey at the Prudential Center on June 10, 2023. This event will feature the top 2 wrestlers at every weight class in a best-of-three series with the winners making the 2023 United States World Team. The world team will then travel to Belgrade, Serbia to compete at the 2023 Senior World Championships on September 16-24. Check out the below article to view the current matchups and a brief explanation of how each wrestler qualified for Final X.

How Wrestlers Qualify For Final X

The below wrestlers qualified for Final X in one of three ways. First, all 2022 senior world medalists automatically qualified for Final X. There were 7 wrestlers in men’s freestyle, 6 in women’s freestyle, and zero in Greco-Roman who met this criterion. Next, all champions from the 2023 US Open (held April 26-30) automatically qualified for Final X. Finally, for the weights that didn’t have a returning world medalist, the World Team Trials Challenge Tournament (May 20-21) champions earned a spot in Final X. 

Men’s Freestyle Matchups At 2023 Final X

57 kg: *Thomas Gilman vs Zane Richards

61 kg: Vito Arujau vs Nahshon Garrett

65 kg: *Yianni Diakomihalis vs Nick Lee

70 kg: *Zain Retherford vs Tyler Berger

74 kg: *Kyle Dake vs Jason Nolf

79 kg: *Jordan Burroughs vs Chance Marsteller

86 kg: *David Taylor vs Aaron Brooks

92 kg: Michael Macchiavello vs Zahid Valencia

97kg: *Kyle Snyder vs J’den Cox

125 kg: Gable Steveson vs Mason Parris

*Denotes 2022 World Medalist

Women’s Freestyle Matchups At 2023 Final X

50 kg: *Sarah Hildebrandt vs Audrey Jimenez

53 kg: *Dominique Parrish vs Katie Gomez

55 kg: Alisha Howk vs Jacarra Winchester

57 kg: *Helen Maroulis vs Xochitl Mota-Pettis 

59 kg: Michaela Beck vs Jennifer Page

62 kg: *Kayla Miracle vs Adaugo Nwachukwu

65 kg: Mallory Velte vs Macey Kilty

68 kg: Forrest Molinari vs Emma Bruntil

72 kg: *Amit Elor vs Joye Levendusky

76 kg: Kennedy Blades vs Adeline Gray

*Denotes 2022 World Medalist

Men’s Greco-Roman Matchups At 2023 Final X

55 kg: Brady Koontz vs Dalton Duffield

60 kg: Dalton Roberts vs Ildar Hafizov

63 kg: Hayden Tuma vs Xavier Johnson

67 kg: Robert Perez III vs Alejandro Sancho

72 kg: Justus Scott vs Patrick Smith

77 kg: Kamal Bey vs Aliaksandr Kikiniou

82 kg: Spencer Woods vs Ryan Epps

87 kg: Alan Vera vs Zachary Braunagel

97 kg: Josef Rau vs Christian Dulaney

130 kg: Cohlton Schultz vs Adam Coon

Final X is the Beat the Streets New York Benefit

It is the second straight year Final X will serve as the Beat the Streets New York Annual Benefit. This year’s event will be the 13th BTSNY Annual Benefit. These unique and electrifying annual events help BTSNY raise more than $1 million each year to support local youth wrestling programs which empower young people in New York City. The BTSNY Annual Benefit after-party will follow the conclusion of Final X. Benefit tickets and sponsorship packages (Final X plus exclusive after-party celebration access), that also provide the best wrestling-event seats, are available at give.btsny.org/beatthestreetsbenefit2023. For more information on ticket packages, email Katrin Pokalyukhin at katrin@btsny.org. Event-only tickets for Final X without access to the BTSNY after-party celebration are available on Ticketmaster.