10 Must-Watch Final X Era WTT Matches
May 18, 2022The Final X era of the World Team Trials Challenge tournament has a brief but memorable history. A tournament was held in 2018 and 2019 to determine which wrestlers would face each other for the World team spot in each weight class. The format was scrapped for the 2021 World Team Trials since the Olympics were held the same year due to the postponement of the 2020 Olympic Games.
Vote John Smith For Olympic Hall Of Fame
May 11, 2022John Smith is one of the best wrestlers in the world. In fact, FloWrestling recently selected him as the greatest American wrestler ever as it counted down the top 100 wrestlers in U.S. history.
Cowboys Searching For 'Crazy Effort' In Bigger, Better Big 12
Mar 3, 2022A decade ago, the Big 12 tournament consisted of four teams with one of them on its way to another conference.
Big 12 Championships Preview
Feb 28, 2022The Big 12 Championships are being held at the BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on March 5-6. Oklahoma State continues to dominate the Big 12 since its formation in 1997. The Cowboys have won 18 of 25 tournaments contested, including the past nine.
Time-Crunched Mastrogiovanni Battles Back From Injury, Late Deficit
Feb 16, 2022Forgive Trevor Mastrogiovanni for getting off to a slow start in one of the biggest matches – at least as far as environment – of his wrestling life.
AJ Ferrari Out For Rest Of 2022 Season
Feb 15, 20222021 NCAA champion AJ Ferrari will not be wrestling for the remainder of the 2022 NCAA season due to injuries suffered in a car accident on January 24th. Oklahoma State student journalist Braden Bush reported on Twitter that Oklahoma State head coach John Smith broke the news on his radio show.
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.
AJ Ferrari Gives First Update Since Car Accident
Feb 11, 20222021 197 lbs national champion AJ Ferrari took to social media this evening for the first time since being involved in a serious car accident on January 24th. While the Oklahoma State star did not confirm he was coming back to the mat this season, he did give Cowboy fans hope saying, "Healing up and getting strong... I haven't made a decision yet, but hopefully coming back soon...second national championship coming soon." Watch the full post below to get the entire quote from Ferrari.
Coach Smith vs Coach Brands: By The Numbers
Feb 10, 2022We're night upon the 55th meeting between the bluest of college wrestling's bluebloods. Directing those programs are the Hawkeyes' helmsman Tom Brands, now in year 16 of his tenure, and John Smith, who is in his 31st year of corraling the Cowboys.
Cowboys Regrouping After Rough Stretch
Feb 9, 2022If John Smith had the ability to hit the delete button to erase the last two weeks he might just do so. After racing to a 10-0 start without much challenge, the Oklahoma State Cowboys hit late January feeling pretty good about themselves. But a Jan. 24 automobile accident involving 2021 NCAA champion A.J. Ferrari opened a week that never got on track; things got discombobulated and practices felt out-of-sync.
The Greatest Dual Ever Wrestled: Oklahoma St. vs Iowa On Valentine's Day
Feb 4, 2022It is fitting that Oklahoma State entered its February 14, 1998, dual ranked first and Iowa was second. The two teams had combined for 47 NCAA tournament titles with the Cowboys holding a commanding 30-17 historical advantage.
Cowboys Relieved After Ferrari Released From Hospital Following Scary Crash
Jan 28, 2022It is understandable that Oklahoma State wrestlers did not do much talking publicly this week. They nearly lost one of their brothers.
Cowboys Gearing Up For Stretch Run
Jan 13, 2022Most wrestling aficionados know January marks the “real” beginning of the wrestling season. Sure, a handful of quality duals and tournaments litter the November and December schedule — see the Cliff Keen/Las Vegas Invitational or the traditional-rich Midlands, the Cy-Hawk and Bedlam rivalries of old — but most coaches and athletes will remind you that the run toward March gets going once the second semester begins.
Five Big Questions One Month Before Iowa vs Oklahoma State
Jan 12, 2022What can you expect when Iowa (8-0) faces Oklahoma State (8-0) on Saturday, February 12?The unique venue should come to mind. It doesn’t get much more innovative and creative than a dual on Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. Unless, of course, you hosted a November dual on a football field in Iowa.
The Top 100 Countdown: 10-1
Jan 8, 2022The countdown concludes as FloWrestling has officially released its top 100 greatest American wrestlers of all time. The inaugural episode was released on November 4 and ended with the announcement of the greatest wrestler of all time on January 10, 2022.