Final X Matchup: Alisha Howk vs Jacarra Winchester
May 23, 2023Final X, presented by Tezos, is Saturday, June 10 at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, and will be streamed LIVE on FloWrestling. Final X determines the 2023 U.S. Senior World teams in all three Olympic disciplines: men’s and women’s freestyle and Greco-Roman.
U23 Women's World Team (Almost) Set
May 23, 2023The recent World Team Trials Challenge tournament decided four remaining Final X spots, but it also provided clarity on who will represent the United States at the U23 World Championships in Tampere, Finland on October 23-29. U23 National champions are not guaranteed a spot.
Women's Weekly: What We Learned From The World Team Trials
May 22, 2023The World Team Trials took place over the weekend and all Final X matchups are now set. Below are the 10 best-of-three matches we get to see along with what we learned from the weekend.
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: Yelena Makoyed Is For Real
Feb 6, 2023This is starting to get good.
Team USA & International Stars Highlight 2023 Zagreb Open Entries
Jan 30, 2023The entries for the first rankings event of the year, the 2023 Zagreb Open, have been released and highlight an impressive contingent from both Team USA and international talent. Check out the current entries from UWW in all 3 styles in the below article.
U23 World Championships Match Notes - Day 4
Oct 20, 2022The U.S. women's freestyle team has four medal opportunities with Dymond Guilford (76 kg) wrestling for gold and Alisha Howk (55 kg), Lexie Basham (59 kg), and Sienna Ramirez (68 kg) going for bronze. Felicity Taylor (53 kg) and Amit Elor (72 kg) are in the semifinals. The action begins at 10:45 a.m. Eastern.
U23 World Championships Match Notes - Day 3
Oct 19, 2022First period: Samoil scores four off a counter for a 4-0 lead early in the match and that lead holds at the break.
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.
Women's Weekly: Expect The Miracle
Aug 28, 2022Kayla Miracle and Jennifer Rogers had quite a best-of-three series on August 13. Miracle — a 2021 World silver medalist — postponed her Final X match with Rogers due to an injury. The two met in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, to determine the 62 kg spot in the upcoming Senior World Championships.
Women's Weekly: U17 Worlds Recap
Aug 5, 2022U.S. women placed fourth at the U17 World Championships (formerly known as Cadet Worlds) in Rome on the strength of three silver medalists. Erica Pastoriza (43 kg), Gabriella Gomez (46 kg), and Valerie Hamilton (61 kg) reached the finals and all three received invitations to FloWrestling’s Who’s Number One on September 9, in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Women's Weekly: International Tournament Season
Jul 8, 2022The international wrestling season is in full swing with several major competitions happening in July. Here is what you can expect.
Final X Men's Freestyle Complete Scoring Breakdown
Jun 16, 2022Wrestling always has been and probably, given the nuanced and complicated nature of the sport, always will be lacking in the stats department. I'm doing my very small part to fix that. Below is a breakdown of all the scoring across the 24 matches men's freestyle matches at Final X Stillwater and New York.
Women's Weekly: World Teams Are Set
Jun 10, 2022Final X Stillwater and Final X New York set our 2022 Senior World Team. In some cases, it set our U23 World team, too. All that’s missing is the 62-kilogram senior-level World team spot. Returning silver medalist Kayla Miracle postponed her best-of-three series with Jennifer Page due to an injury. The time and location of the special wrestle-off have not been determined.
Early Predictions For Team USA At 2022 Worlds
Jun 9, 2022Team USA’s world team is set and expectations are high for the men’s freestyle team. With 3 months remaining, it's time for some “way too early predictions” and give a brief outlook on every weight at the 2022 world championships in men’s freestyle.