Originally from West Virginia, Braxton Amos is a three time West Virginia state champion and currently wrestles for the Wisconsin Badgers. Amos has had a stellar career thus far making it to the Olympic trials finals in greco at just 19 years of age. Amos also competed at the Olympic team trials in freestyle after qualifying through the last chance qualifier tournament. A hot commodity even back in high school, Amos won a title at the Fargo junior freestyle nationals in 2019
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!
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.
Team USA Greco-Roman Updates At The 2022 World Championships
Sep 12, 2022The Greco-Roman tournament has wrapped up in Belgrade, Serbia at the 2022 Senior World Championships. Check out a recap below with full results and video for USA’s Greco squad.
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.
USA Greco Squad Locked In For Belgrade After Roster Turnover
Sep 7, 2022The 2022 United States Senior World Team is different from how it was originally composed in the aftermath of the Final X Series. Three athletes – all of whom having been recent Olympians – will no longer be suiting up in Belgrade. In addition, the acting head coach is not the same guy who was seen taking pictures alongside the Final X victors back in June, nor was he around when the majority of this year’s World Teamers first began wrestling on the Senior level altogether.
The Biggest Men's Freestyle Rivalries We Want Renewed At Worlds
Sep 7, 2022One of the best things about the World Championships is that it increases the chances that you'll get to see the renewal of some of the raddest international rivalries in the sport of wrestling. And what's cooler than sports rivalries? Not much if we're being honest.
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.
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.