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.
Olympic Champion Tamyra Mensah-Stock Signs With WWE
May 3, 2023Per ESPN, 2021 Olympic gold medalist Tamyra Mensah-Stock has signed with the WWE. There had been speculation and rumors surrounding her absence of competition since the 2022 World Championships and her public interest in WWE, but it is now official.
US Open Women's Freestyle Wrestling Preview
Apr 21, 2023Below is a preview of the women’s US Open field based on the latest registration list. There’s always a chance that a quality wrestler enters at the last minute or that a wrestler switches weight, but this offers an overview of the leading contenders at each weight.
Women's Weekly: King Holds Court
Jan 16, 2023There was no post-National Duals hangover for King University. The Tornado wreaked havoc on the competition at home following a memorable weekend in Louisville, highlighted by a thrilling 23-21 win over North Central in the finals.
Women's Weekly: Amit Elor Makes History
Sep 22, 2022Three of four World Championships are complete following a historic performance by the U.S. women’s freestyle team in Belgrade, Serbia. The team finished second behind Japan and crowned three individual World champions and won seven total medals.
Team USA Men's Freestyle Updates At The 2022 World Championships
Sep 18, 2022It's all about the team race: USA vs Iran! It's party time in Belgrade, let's go!
World Championships Team Race Tracker - Women's Freestyle
Sep 15, 2022The team race has come to a close in Women’s Freestyle at the World Championships in Belgrade, Serbia. Check out a breakdown of the final team scores and a full comparison between Japan and the United States in all 10 weights.
Senior World Championships Match Notes - Day 6
Sep 15, 2022Team USA has a big session with lots of hardware on the line. Zain Retherford (70 kg), Jordan Burroughs (79 kg), and David Taylor (86 kg) are in the semis while Helen Maroulis (57 kg), Tamyra Mensah-Stock (68 kg), and Amit Elor (72 kg) wrestle for gold medals. The action begins at 10:45 a.m. Eastern.
Team USA Women's Updates At The 2022 World Championships
Sep 14, 2022The American women continue to make strides on the senior level. Belgrade will be another opportunity to make a statement on the world stage.
Senior World Championships Match Notes - Day 5
Sep 14, 2022It's a big session for the U.S. women's freestyle team. Keep up to date as Dom Parrish (53 kg) wrestles for gold, Sarah Hildebrandt (50 kg) and Mallory Velte (65 kg) go for bronze and Helen Maroulis (57 kg), Tamyra Mensah-Stock (68 kg), and Amit Elor (72 kg) wrestle in the semifinals. The action begins at 10:45 p.m. Eastern.
Senior World Championships Match Notes - Day 4
Sep 13, 2022The U.S. women's freestyle wrestling team has a big day ahead beginning at 10:45 a.m. Eastern. Sarah Hildebrandt (50 kg) and Dom Parrish (53 kg) wrestle their semifinal bouts while Jacarra Winchester (55 kg) goes for bronze and Kayla Miracle (62 kg) goes for gold.
Senior World Championships Match Notes - Day 3
Sep 12, 2022Keep up to date at the 2022 World Championships as Jacarra Winchester and Kayla Miracle wrestle for a spot in the World finals. The action begins at 10:45 a.m. Eastern on FloWrestling.
Belgrade Bracket Breakdowns: Women's Freestyle 62, 65, 68, 72, 76 KG
Sep 9, 2022With the chaos of COVID-19 and the Olympic Games’ postponement, it’s been three long years since wrestling had a typical World Championships. Thankfully, this year’s tournament promises plenty of intriguing storylines and ample opportunity for the American women to further prove themselves on the world stage. Don’t miss the women’s freestyle competition, which will take place from September 12-15.
Belgrade Bracket Breakdowns: Women's Freestyle 50, 53, 55, 57, 59 KG
Sep 9, 2022Note: This story and medal predictions at 50 and 53 kilograms has been updated after Azerbaijan's Mariya Stadnik and Japan's Akari Fujinami withdrew from the World Championships with injuries.
All The Transfers At The World Championships
Sep 9, 2022My friend Jon Kozak wrote "2022 Senior Worlds College Fan Guide - Men's Freestyle" which is a similar piece of content that includes several of the same names. This list differs in that it includes a lot of Russian wrestlers who never attended college in the US and excludes wrestlers who were born and/or raised in a country and then moved to the US for school.
Decorated USA Women's Squad Headed To Belgrade On Medal Mission
Sep 8, 2022USA Wrestling is sending a powerful women’s lineup to Belgrade, Serbia, a team that includes six returning medalists, four of whom reached the podium last year in Oslo. U.S. women will try to improve on their silver medal finish as a team last year, but will have to overtake a Japanese program that seems to run away with the team race every year. The drama will play out beginning Monday and wrapping up Thursday.