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  1. Excellent CKLV Matches

    Excellent CKLV Matches

    Dec 5, 2021

    The Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational is an annual collection of some of the best NCAA wrestling of the year, and 2021 is no exception. Here are some of the best matches of the tournament. Check back into this article regularly as we'll add matches throughout the event.
  2. Most Anticipated CKLV Quarterfinal Bouts

    Most Anticipated CKLV Quarterfinal Bouts

    Dec 3, 2021

    We had all 10 mats cooking here in Vegas and have now whipped through the prelims and are ready for some scintillating quarterfinal action.
  3. Complete Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational Predictions

    Complete Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational Predictions

    Dec 2, 2021

    The CKLV is nigh upon us, and we were so excited to get our grubby mitts on the entry lists and preeseeds that we stayed up all night and forecasted the final results for all 10 weights classes.
  4. 2021 CKLV Pre-Seeds Are HERE!

    2021 CKLV Pre-Seeds Are HERE!

    Dec 1, 2021

    The Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational is the toughest early-season tournament and the pre-seeds are finally here! There are multiple national champions and over 100 ranked wrestlers in the field - take a look below to see the pre-seeds at every weight.
  5. Cliff Keen Las Vegas Middleweight Preview & Predictions

    Cliff Keen Las Vegas Middleweight Preview & Predictions

    Dec 1, 2021

    The Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational is the best early-season tournament and the 149-174 weight classes are absolutely stacked. With multiple national champions in action and potential #1 vs #2 matchups, the action in Vegas is sure to be incredible. Take a look below at an in-depth breakdown and predictions for the middleweights at the CKLV.
  6. Cliff Keen Las Vegas Lightweight Preview & Predictions

    Cliff Keen Las Vegas Lightweight Preview & Predictions

    Dec 1, 2021

    It’s officially December, which means it’s officially time for the best college wrestling tournament of the year - CKLV! With over 100 potential ranked wrestlers, the 2021 Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational starts Friday morning and runs through Saturday.
  7. Cliff Keen Las Vegas Upperweight Preview & Predictions

    Cliff Keen Las Vegas Upperweight Preview & Predictions

    Dec 1, 2021

    Outside of the NCAA championship, the CKLV is perhaps the biggest bracketed wrestling event of the season. Certainly, it is the most consequential prior to the start of the holiday break.
  8. The CKLV Team Race Will Come Down To These Weights & Matches

    The CKLV Team Race Will Come Down To These Weights & Matches

    Nov 23, 2021

    Nebraska snapped Ohio State’s streak of three-straight CKLV team titles by winning in 2019, but can they (technically with no tournament in 2020) go back-to-back in 2021? They will for sure once again be in contention with Ohio State as well as several other teams. Several key wrestlers and weights could make the difference.
  9. Every Ranked Wrestler We Could See At The Cliff Keen Las Vegas

    Every Ranked Wrestler We Could See At The Cliff Keen Las Vegas

    Nov 23, 2021

    Just how tremendous is the 2021 Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational going to be? We haven't had one since 2019, so its mere existence is pretty tremendous in and of itself if you ask us.
  10. Best Club Coaches Keep Winning In Perspective

    Best Club Coaches Keep Winning In Perspective

    Nov 23, 2021

    There is much to be learned if USA Wrestling’s Preseason Nationals is a cross-section of the current state of youth wrestling in America. The event — held in Des Moines, Iowa, from October 29-31 — featured some of the best young wrestlers in the country.
  11. #1 Braeden Davis Releases Final 5 School List

    #1 Braeden Davis Releases Final 5 School List

    Oct 28, 2021

    Braeden Davis, one of the top lightweight prospects in the country, has narrowed his college decision to five schools. After proving his mettle at Fargo and defending his #1 ranking at Who's Number One, Davis has become a must-have recruit for many of the nation's top prospects.
  12. Gable Steveson Confirms He Wants Zare At Battle At The Ballpark

    Gable Steveson Confirms He Wants Zare At Battle At The Ballpark

    Oct 12, 2021

    With Gable Steveson going to the WWE after winning his Olympic gold medal, wrestling fans thought they might never get to see Gable defend his title. And with Iran's Amir Zare cementing himself as the new baddest man on the planet by dominating his way to a World title in Oslo, there became no match wrestling fans needed more. That all might change, however, with the announcement of Team USA vs Team Iran on February 12, 2022, at Globe Life Field.
  13. WWE Or NCAA? Gable Forges His Own Way

    WWE Or NCAA? Gable Forges His Own Way

    Sep 9, 2021

    Gable Steveson's next steps have been argued over at length, and he's done a masterful job of building they hype around his future. NCAA wrestling, the WWE, and MMA have all appeared to be viable paths for the 2021 Olympic and NCAA Champion. He's even flirted with the idea of firing up a football career. At long last, we know what the 21 year old phenom plans to do next, and it's not what many people expected.
  14. NCAA D1 Schedules For The 2021-22 Season

    NCAA D1 Schedules For The 2021-22 Season

    Sep 8, 2021

    All the NCAA D1 schedules for the 2021-22 season in one place!
  15. National Talent On Display At Minnesota's #1

    National Talent On Display At Minnesota's #1

    Aug 25, 2021

    The lineup is set for Minnesota's #1. If you aren't familiar with these athletes already, you'll want to be. Six of the 30 wrestlers on the card are ranked in the top 20 in the country, two were Fargo champs this year, and one represented the US at the Cadet World Championships. Check out more of the credentials this stacked field has hauled in.