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Tamyra Mensah-Stock is an Olympic Champion and World Champion freestyle wrestler who was born in Chicago, Illinois. Prior to her success on the international level, she attended and wrestled at Wayland Baptist University. Now she is a member of the Titan Mercury Wrestling Club. In 2021, Mensah-Stock will make her first Olympic appearance after earning a quota spot for the United States at 68 kg, and subsequently winning the 2021 Olympic Team Trials.

  1. 65kg Worlds Preview - Is Yianni Ready To Win World Gold?

    65kg Worlds Preview - Is Yianni Ready To Win World Gold?

    Sep 23, 2021

    Yianni Diakomihalis is Team USA’s world team rep at 65kg at the 2021 Senior World Championships. This 65kg World Championship preview will give an overview of Diakomihalis’ senior-level career and explore the careers of each of his potential competitors in Norway.
  2. Daton Fix And Abasgadzhi Magomedov Highlight An Incredible Field At 61kg

    Daton Fix And Abasgadzhi Magomedov Highlight An Incredible Field At 61kg

    Sep 23, 2021

    Daton Fix is Team USA’s world team rep at 61kg at the 2021 Senior World Championships. This 61kg World Championship preview will give an overview of Fix’s senior-level career and explore the careers of each of his potential competitors in Norway.
  3. 57kg Worlds Preview - Thomas Gilman's Time To Win Gold

    57kg Worlds Preview - Thomas Gilman's Time To Win Gold

    Sep 23, 2021

    Thomas Gilman is Team USA’s world team rep at 57kg at the 2021 Senior World Championships. This 57kg World Championship preview will give an overview of Gilman’s senior-level career and explore the careers of each of his potential competitors in Norway.
  4. World Championship Entries Released

    World Championship Entries Released

    Sep 8, 2021

    United World Wrestling released the entries for all three styles for the upcoming Senior World Championships. These entries are from each national governing body and are subject to change up until 3 days before the event. Take a look at all the entries below.
  5. American Women's Wrestling Took A Leap Forward After 2020 Olympics

    American Women's Wrestling Took A Leap Forward After 2020 Olympics

    Aug 14, 2021

    Let’s go back to 1989 when American women entered the World Championships for the first time. It was an unmemorable debut, mainly because it was before the Internet, and because media outlets didn’t care.
  6. U.S. Women Turned In Historic Performance in Tokyo

    U.S. Women Turned In Historic Performance in Tokyo

    Aug 10, 2021

    It was an historic performance for Team USA women and men at the 2020 Olympics in Japan, with four of six women bringing hardware home with one gold medalist, while the men went five-for-five with two champions.
  7. Mensah-Stock & Finals Opponent Oborududu Have History

    Mensah-Stock & Finals Opponent Oborududu Have History

    Aug 2, 2021

    Tamyra Mensah-Stock goes for gold in Tokyo tomorrow against Nigeria's Blessing Oborududu. The match is significant for Mensah-Stock's Olympic goal and for Team USA who currently leads in the unofficial team race after Adeline Gray secured a silver medal earlier today.
  8. Live From Tokyo: Day 2 Olympic Updates

    Live From Tokyo: Day 2 Olympic Updates

    Aug 2, 2021

    Hello — or kon'nichiwa — from Tokyo.
  9. Matches To Watch On Day 2 Of The Olympics

    Matches To Watch On Day 2 Of The Olympics

    Aug 1, 2021

    It's already the wee hours of Day 2 of the Olympic Games here in the Western Hemisphere, but It's still Day 1 in Tokyo, which means we're not going to talk about the Day 1, Session 2 semifinals about to happen, and instead only discuss the Day 2, Session 1 matchups (which will take place in the evening of Day 2 here in the US.
  10. Brutal Draw For Mensah-Stock, Hancock In Solid Position On Day 2

    Brutal Draw For Mensah-Stock, Hancock In Solid Position On Day 2

    Aug 1, 2021

    After the first session in Tokyo, Adeline Gray is set to compete in the semis, and Ildar Hafisov could get pulled back in. Meanwhile, Tamyra Mensah-Stock and G'Angelo Hancock will look to keep the ball rolling, and they now have their brackets.
  11. Women's Freestyle Olympic Preview

    Women's Freestyle Olympic Preview

    Jul 27, 2021

    The United States is sending arguably the strongest team the country has ever sent to the Olympics — battle-hardened, experienced, and with the confidence of knowing they can win medals at the international level.
  12. Tokyo Olympic Wrestling Betting Odds Breakdown

    Tokyo Olympic Wrestling Betting Odds Breakdown

    Jul 17, 2021

    Barstool just put out Olympic betting odds for every wrestling weight class being contested at Tokyo. They are the most comprehensive odds we've seen (if you know of others, please let me know!) which lends itself to careful analysis in our quest to find wagering value.
  13. U.S. Women Dominate At Pan Ams

    U.S. Women Dominate At Pan Ams

    Jun 1, 2021

    The U.S. women’s freestyle team put its firepower on display at the Pan Am Championships, coming home with nine gold medals and one bronze in a tournament that featured 13 countries and 58 entries across the 10 weight classes.
  14. 13 Olympians Headline USA's Pan-Am Team

    13 Olympians Headline USA's Pan-Am Team

    May 17, 2021

    Team 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.
  15. A Dozen Interesting Facts And Figures From The Olympic Trials

    A Dozen Interesting Facts And Figures From The Olympic Trials

    Apr 8, 2021

    Gable Steveson connected on his shots with supreme efficiency. Thomas Gilman controlled the center of the mat and cashed in on the edge. Adeline Gray feasted on top without her bread-and-butter turn.