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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 Top 100 Countdown: 70-61

    The Top 100 Countdown: 70-61

    Nov 25, 2021

    The countdown continues as FloWrestling releases its top 100 greatest American wrestlers of all time. The inaugural episode was released on November 4 and will end with the announcement of the greatest wrestler of all time on January 10, 2022.
  9. The Pulse: Peyton Robb Joins Title Talk At 157

    The Pulse: Peyton Robb Joins Title Talk At 157

    Nov 24, 2021

    The Pulse with Andy Hamilton is a look at the hot topics and interesting angles in wrestling. This week’s edition looks at Peyton Robb’s ascent into the title contender category at 157 pounds and Nebraska coach Mark Manning’s relationship with his new boss.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. Ranking Which Teams Had The Best Off-Season Transfer Portal Experience

    Ranking Which Teams Had The Best Off-Season Transfer Portal Experience

    Oct 21, 2021

    The transfer portal has been an incredible addition to the NCAA wrestling experience for both athletes and fans. It gives athletes the opportunity to transfer to a school that fits them better or gives them an opportunity to start, and it gives fans something to discuss when there’s no actual college wrestling taking place.
  13. On The Brink Of History: Burroughs Stares Down Smith's All-Time Record

    On The Brink Of History: Burroughs Stares Down Smith's All-Time Record

    Sep 23, 2021

    From the beginning, Jordan Burroughs boldly claimed he was chasing down John Smith’s domestic record of six World and Olympic gold medals. His @alliseeisgold Twitter handle — created in January of 2011 — reinforced his belief that he would get there.
  14. A College Wrestling Fan's Guide To Fargo 2021

    A College Wrestling Fan's Guide To Fargo 2021

    Jul 13, 2021

    It's Fargo time, one of the biggest high school wrestling events of the year. Which means it's also one of the biggest events of the year for college wrestling fans.
  15. Which 2023 Prospect Should Your Team's Coach Be Calling On June 15th?

    Which 2023 Prospect Should Your Team's Coach Be Calling On June 15th?

    Jun 11, 2021

    Recruiting for college coaches is a 365 day a year job, but a couple of dates in particular stick out. One of those being June 15th, the first day that coaches can legally begin contacting rising juniors. Three top-100 recruits have already verbally committed: #1 Cody Chittum to Minnesota and #2 Christian Carroll and #21 Kannon Webster to Illinois. Don't worry Gopher and Illini fans, I've still got you covered. There are many great programs and recruits that didn't get recognition in this article, however. This isn't because those programs aren't good options for top recruits or kids worthy of recognition, but rather to keep this article to a consumable length.