World Championship Match Notes: Day 3
Oct 4, 2021Good morning and happy monday! We're in Day 3 of the Oslo World Championships! That means the final two men's freestyle weights begin (70 & 97kg) as well as the first two women's freestyle weights (55 & 62kg). Plus we'll have the medal matches for four other men's freestyle weights (57, 65, 79 & 92kg).
World Team Trials Men's Freestyle Bracket Reactions & Best Matchups
Sep 11, 2021We knew it was coming, and now it's here. Brackets for the 2021 World Team Trials are out! CLICK HERE FOR BRACKETS. HERE. DO IT, CLICK. THEY ARE FREE.
Who Will Be The #1 Seed At 70kg?
Aug 25, 2021The World Team Trials will take place September 11-12 to determine the team that will compete in Oslo, Norway October 2-10. In this article we’ll explore what the top 8 seeds might look like for the competitors at 70kg in men’s freestyle.
13 Olympians Headline USA's Pan-Am Team
May 17, 2021Team USA is rolling out the big guns for the 2021 Pan-Am Championships. Not only with these salty squads be repping the red white and blue for continental glory, but they will also be earning seeding points for the 2021 World Championships to be held in October.
Breaking Down Jordan Oliver's Insane Last Chance Draw
May 5, 2021Jordan Oliver will need to make the finals of the World Qualifier to qualify for the Olympics. Take a look at his bracket and the competitors he’ll have to defeat to accomplish that task.
Jordan Oliver's Path To The Olympics
May 4, 2021Immediately following Jordan Oliver's first place finish at the Olympic Trials, attention moved to May 7th-the day Oliver will compete at the last Olympic Qualifier in Sofia, Bulgaria. 65kg is the only weight (in men's freestyle) that Team USA has not qualified for the Olympics and Jordan Oliver has his work cut out for him.
Last Olympic Qualifier Explained
Apr 27, 2021Jordan Oliver won the Olympic Trials but is the only Men’s Freestyler not qualified for the Olympics. If you don’t closely follow international wrestling, that might be confusing to you. Don’t worry, we’ll take a quick look at how the Olympic Qualification system works, how we got to this point and what Oliver needs to do to qualify for the Olympics on May 6th.
Bill Zadick Takes Inventory After The Olympic Trials
Apr 21, 2021Bill Zadick was USA Wrestling’s men’s freestyle coach-in-waiting the last time the United States assembled an Olympic Team.
How The Asian Qualifier Influenced Team USA
Apr 14, 2021The Asian Olympic Games Qualifier went down over the weekend in Almaty, Kazakhstan. 2 Olympic qualifying spots were on the line for the finalists at each weight. This was also the last continental qualifier before the “Last Chance” tournament in Sofia, Bulgaria May 6th-9th where the final two Olympic spots will be determined.
What The Asian Olympic Games Qualifiers Means To Jordan Oliver
Apr 9, 2021Almaty, Kazakstan is hosting the Asian Games Qualifier, which means two more countries are going to receive bids to the Tokyo Games at 65kg in men's freestyle.
The 11 Most Surprising Things That Happened At Olympic Trials
Apr 6, 2021Andy Hamilton warned us just prior to the 2021 Olympic Trials, “Trials History Says Expect Something Unexpected.” However, most or all these things almost nobody could have predicted. That’s part of what made this Olympic Trials and every World/Olympic Team Trials so memorable. The things we never saw coming.
Bader Show: Jordan Oliver
Apr 6, 2021Bader & Bray catch up with Olympic Trials champ Jordan Oliver before he goes to Bulgaria in hopes of qualifying the US for the Olympics at 65 kg.
Trials Notes: Stingy Dake Grabs The 74-Kilo Crown
Apr 4, 2021When time expired Saturday night and his decade-long domestic rulership over the 74-kilogram kingdom came to an end, Jordan Burroughs dropped to his knees in dejection.
The 3 Weights Team USA Still Needs To Qualify For Tokyo
Apr 4, 2021While 15 of the 18 winners from the 2021 US Olympic Trials have already secured spots in the 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games, team USA still needs to qualify its representative in Men's Freestyle at 65 kg and in Greco Roman at 77 kg and 130 kg. Those athletes will have to punch their tickets to Tokyo via the Olympic Games Qualifier in Sofia, Bulgaria which takes place May 6-9.
Trials Notes: Oliver, McKenna Shake Up 65 KG Bracket
Apr 3, 2021Jordan Oliver has been around the Senior freestyle circuit long enough now to know that the best-drawn blueprints rarely materialize perfectly at the Olympic Trials.