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2019: 3x NCAA qualifier

  1. Seeding 79kg At The WTT Is Not Easy

    Seeding 79kg At The WTT Is Not Easy

    Aug 26, 2021

    The 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 79kg in men’s freestyle.
  2. 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.
  3. Anything Can Happen At 79kg

    Anything Can Happen At 79kg

    Apr 30, 2021

    There are sure to be many upsets this weekend at Senior Nationals. The very nature of an upset is that no one sees it coming. However, there’s one weight with all the right conditions for chaos - 79kg.
  4. Weight Changes At The US Open

    Weight Changes At The US Open

    Apr 28, 2021

    Now that the Olympic Trials are over, we’ll begin to see some of USA’s best migrate to new weights as they look toward the 2021 World Team Trials in September. Let’s look at some of the most notable athletes changing weight this weekend at the US Open.
  5. Junior & Senior Nationals Registrations Are Getting Tough

    Junior & Senior Nationals Registrations Are Getting Tough

    Apr 28, 2021

    Junior and Senior Nationals are a few days away, and registrations are looking solid. Take a look at everyone who's registered to compete for spots on the Junior World Team or in the Senior World Team Trials.
  6. Contenders And Sleepers: The 2021 Last Chance Qualifier Preview

    Contenders And Sleepers: The 2021 Last Chance Qualifier Preview

    Mar 25, 2021

    The last step before the 2021 Olympic Trials: the 2021 Last Chance US Olympic Trials Qualifier! The top two wrestlers at each weight will qualify for the Olympic Trials on April 2-3. Before you dismiss any of these guys take a look at the registration list and remember that in 2017 Thomas Gilman went from last chance qualifier to World silver. Nothing is impossible!
  7. 86 kg At Last Chance Is A Meat Grinder

    86 kg At Last Chance Is A Meat Grinder

    Mar 24, 2021

    It's hard to believe only two of the guys at this weight will qualify for the Olympic Trials. With three NCAA champs holding four titles and ten NCAA or NWCA All-Americans holding 23 AA honors, this weight is loaded. Registrations remain open until Thursday night, so we won't have brackets until after that. Here's a look at how the top guys stack up at 86 kg.
  8. Last Chance Olympic Trials Qualifier Registrations Are Loaded

    Last Chance Olympic Trials Qualifier Registrations Are Loaded

    Mar 24, 2021

    With the Olympic Trials just two weeks away, there is only one remaining opportunity for athletes to qualify. The Last Chance Olympic Trials Qualifier goes down March 26-27, and the registration list is stacked with talent. Check out all the competitors currently registered to compete in Fort Worth.
  9. Junior & U23 Men's Freestyle Nationals Bracket Reactions

    Junior & U23 Men's Freestyle Nationals Bracket Reactions

    Nov 14, 2020

    It's Junior and U23 men's freestyle eve and the brackets are hung from the walls of FloArena for your viewing pleasure. We've viewed them, and we've got rapid reactions that we want to share with you!
  10. 195lb 8-Man Challenge Match Notes

    195lb 8-Man Challenge Match Notes

    Oct 31, 2020

    Eight elite 195-pound wrestlers have made their way to Austin for a shot at $20,000 and a piece of total purse worth over $40,000. We'll also see two bouts between up-and-coming stars from the women's division. And I'm here to bring you all the action, as it happens, live in the form of this blog. 
  11. FloWrestling 8-Man 195lb Challenge Press Conference

    FloWrestling 8-Man 195lb Challenge Press Conference

    Oct 30, 2020

    Bader and Bray talk with all the men and women who will compete live on October 31 in the 8-Man 195 lb Challenge.
  12. The 195lb 8-Man Challenge Betting Odds

    The 195lb 8-Man Challenge Betting Odds

    Oct 29, 2020

    Nothing leverages the enjoyment of a spectator event like a wager. Having skin in the game makes everything that much more exhilarating. As such, we've drafted future odds to win the 195-pound 8-Man Challenge. 
  13. 195-Pound 8-Man Challenge By The NCAA Numbers

    195-Pound 8-Man Challenge By The NCAA Numbers

    Oct 27, 2020

    Every entrant competing for that $20,000 bag has a mighty impressive resume. We tallied the accolades to see just how daunting their D1 NCAA accomplishments are. 
  14. Bader Show: Taylor Lujan & Katherine Shai

    Bader Show: Taylor Lujan & Katherine Shai

    Oct 21, 2020

    Bader and Bray sit down with Taylor Lujan and Katherine Shai who both had strong showings at Senior Nationals.
  15. What Will Our 8-Man Competitors Do With The 20k?

    What Will Our 8-Man Competitors Do With The 20k?

    Oct 19, 2020

    There is $20k on the line on Halloween night for Flo’s first eight-man tournament. That may not be Dake/Chamizo money, but with the exceptions of a few dormant tournaments in Azerbaijan this is one of the most lucrative purses for a tournament that I can think of. Eight men will come to Austin on Halloween and one will walk away $20,000 richer. So what will they do with the money? I was curious, so I asked them.