Originally from Towaco, NJ McKenna spent his high school career under legendary coach Jeff Buxton at Blair Academy. As a prep McKenna won prestigious tournaments like Ironman, Beast of the East, and the prep nationals. McKenna spent the beginning of his college career at Stanford University where he would become an All-American before transferring to Ohio State to close out his collegiate career. at Ohio State, McKenna was a two time All-American finishing third and second respectfully.
Burroughs, Yianni, & McKenna's Results At The 2023 Kunayev In Kazakhstan
Nov 5, 2023Jordan Burroughs, Yianni Diakohmihalis, and Joey McKenna are all competing in Kazakhstan on November 3-5 at the International Kunayev tournament. Check out the below article for their complete results along with videos of their matches.
Team USA's Results At The 2023 Dan Kolov Tournament
Mar 5, 2023The 2023 Dan Kolov - Nikola Petrov International wrestling tournament is currently underway in Bulgaria with some of Team USA’s top wrestlers competing from March 2-5. Check out the below article for all the results for Team USA, links to the live streams, and a schedule of the tournament.
Team USA's Results At The 2023 Ibrahim Moustafa Ranking Series Event
Feb 26, 2023The second Ranking Series event of the year, the 2023 Ibrahim Moustafa, is underway in Alexandria Egypt. Some of Team USA’s best from the men’s and women’s freestyle squads are competing against the best in the world, on February 24-February 26. Wrestling starts at 3:30 am (ET) every morning with medal matches beginning at 11:00 am (ET). Check out the below article for real-time results with links to every match video.
Valencia vs Yazdani Headlines Best Matches At The Zagreb Open
Jan 30, 2023The Zagreb Open is the first Ranking Series event of the year and will feature some of the world's best wrestlers on February 1-5. Check out the below article for a breakdown of some of the best potential men's freestyle matches for Team USA in Croatia.
Joey McKenna & Tyler Berger Bring Home Hardware From Kazakhstan
Nov 5, 2022The Pennsylvania RTC’s Tyler Berger and Joey McKenna traveled to Taraz, Kazakhstan to compete in the Kunayev international wrestling tournament November 3-5. After wrestling five matches apiece, both are bringing home silver medals from this challenging event. Take a look below for a brief summary of their performance and videos of all matches.
The Best Who's Number One Matches Ever: Year-By-Year
Aug 30, 2022Over the past nine years, the best of the best have put on a show. This year’s card is sure to bring the heat, but it's also worth appreciating our favorite matches from years past.
Projecting The 2022 World Team Trials Seeds
May 13, 2022The 2022 World Team Trials are set to go down in Coralville, Iowa May 21-22. This tournament will set the top two wrestlers at every weight who will wrestle-off for the world team spot in June at Final X. Seeds for the trials likely won't be released until a few days prior to the tournament, but because of its importance, we decided to predict what the top 7-8 seeds at each weight will look like. Take a look at those projections for men's freestyle below.
MFS Pan Am Bracket Reactions, Can Any One Stop Team USA?
May 5, 2022To answer the title of this article, probably not. USA will be a heavy favorite at every weight and I fully expect 10 gold medals from our men's freestyle squad.
US Open Men's Freestyle Cheat Sheet
Apr 25, 2022In which we provide a quick guide to the men's freestyle weight classes at the USMC US Open.
Match Order Set For Bout At The Ballpark - International Matches
Feb 12, 2022The Bout At The Ballpark will feature 16 international-style matches highlighted by some of the best wrestlers from Team USA followed by the dual meet between Iowa and Oklahoma State. Take a look below at the bout order released by USA Wrestling for the international styles.
Bout At The Ballpark: Iowa vs OSU & USA vs the World Match Notes!
Feb 12, 2022We are having a wrestling bonanza here in the heart of Texas. USA and international stars will compete in freestyle plus Iowa and Oklahoma Stat renew college's greatest rivalry all inside the gargantuan $1.2 billion dollar Globel Life Field.
Bout At The Ballpark Women's Freestyle Preview
Feb 11, 2022Upon learning the Mongolian women's freestyle delegation wouldn't make it to Texas in time for Saturday's Bout at the Ballpark, USA Wrestling pivoted and lined up four talented Canadians, along with 2019 Final X participant and three-time U23 World Team member Dominique Parrish to take on an assortment of American standouts.
A Look Back At The Grapple On The Gridiron
Feb 11, 2022Wrestling in a world-class facility on a world-class stage. First, there was Grapple on the Gridiron, now there is Bout at the Ballpark.
5 New Opponents Replace Mongolians At Bout At The Ballpark
Feb 10, 2022USA Wrestling has been notified by the Mongolian Wrestling Federation that it will not be able to attend the Bout in Ballpark, presented by Kubota, to compete against the U.S. women’s freestyle team at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas on February 12.
Five Duals That Shaped The Iowa-Oklahoma State Rivalry
Feb 10, 2022College wrestling’s most-storied rivalry has been constructed with decades of back-and-forth battles, bravado and occasional beatdowns.