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    Rulon Gardner to appear on “The Biggest Loser: Couples” on NBC.

    Wed, 2011-01-05 15:35 — Gary Abbott

    2000 Olympic wrestling champion Rulon Gardner, who upset 3x Olympic champion Alexander Kareline in the Sydney Olympics, will be featured in a media teleconference on Friday, Jan. 7 concerning his participation on “The Biggest Loser: Couples” on NBC.
     
    Gardner, also a 2001 World champion and 2004 Olympic bronze medalist, is one of the greatest wrestlers in  U.S. history, and one of the best stories on the sports scene.
     

    Wrestling Trials to Council Bluffs IA May 30-31

    Wed, 2009-02-11 11:19 — Gary Abbott

    World Team Trials, presented by the U.S. Marines, is set for Council Bluffs, Iowa, May 30-31

    The 2009 World Team Trials, presented by the U.S. Marines, will be hosted at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa, May 30-31.

    This event will determine the athletes who will represent the United States at the 2009 World Wrestling Championships in Herning, Denmark, Sept. 21-27. Competition will be held in the three Olympic styles of the sport: Greco-Roman, men’s freestyle and women’s freestyle.

    The Local Organizing Committee is the Council Bluffs Convention and Visitors Bureau.

    USAW Grappling Trials in Rocklin CA Sept 13-14

    Fri, 2008-06-27 06:20 — Gary Abbott

    Grappling World Team Trials to be held in Rocklin, Calif., Sept. 13-14

    USA Wrestling is hosting its second U.S. Grappling World Team Trials at Sierra College in Rocklin, Calif. on September 13-14. Competition will feature Senior-level men and women.

    To compete, all athletes must have qualified through the USA Wrestling Grappling World Team Trials Qualifying Series. Returning World Team Trials champions automatically qualify for this year’s event.

    The link for information on the remaining qualifiers is posted below:

    http://www.themat.com/schedules.php?page=grappling

    Dollamur to sponsor USAW Grappling Series

    Sun, 2008-05-11 05:37 — Gary Abbott

    Dollamur to sponsor USA Wrestling Grappling World Team Trials Qualifying Series and give free mat to championship team

    Dollamur Sport Surfaces of Dallas, Texas, has been named an official sponsor of the 2008 USA Wrestling Grappling World Team Trials Qualifying Series and Finals.

    As a part of this sponsorship, Dollamur will provide to the national championship team from the entire qualifying series with a custom 36 x 36 x 2 “National Champions” wrestling mat.

    USA Wrestling Grappling World Team Trials Qualifiers

    Thu, 2008-05-01 08:56 — Gary Abbott

    USA Wrestling Announces Grappling World Team Trials Qualifying Series

    Beginning in May, USA Wrestling will begin to host a series of qualifiers to determine the field for the 2008 USA Wrestling Grappling World Team Trials.

    These USA Wrestling sanctioned qualifiers will identify the best Grapplers in the United States, and give them an opportunity to try out for the 2008 U.S. Grappling World Team, which will compete at the Grappling World Championships in Lucerne, Switzerland on December 20-21.

    USA Wrestling Grappling World Team Qualifier Series

    Thu, 2008-04-03 10:43 — Gary Abbott

    USA Wrestling Announces Grappling World Team Trials Qualifying Series

    Beginning in May, USA Wrestling will begin to host a series of 12 qualifiers to determine the field for the 2008 USA Wrestling Grappling World Team Trials.

    These USA Wrestling sanctioned qualifiers will identify the best Grapplers in the United States, and give them an opportunity to try out for the 2008 U.S. Grappling World Team, which will compete at the Grappling World Championships in Lucerne, Switzerland on December 20-21.

    MMA stars to enter USAW Grappling event

    Thu, 2008-01-31 11:57 — Gary Abbott

    NCAA Wrestling Champions and All Americans re-unite to compete at Western Regional Grappling Duals on Feb. 9th

    Team Takedown MMA Fighters “Team Up” for “Take Downs” with Marc Laimon’s Cobra-Kai at Grappling Competition

    Arlington, TX, January 28, 2008: Former collegiate champion wrestlers turned pro

    MMA fighters will dual together once again at the Western Regional Duals on Feb.9, at Palomar

    College in San Marcos, California.

    Team Takedown Fighters Jake Rosholt, Johny Hendricks, Eric Bradley, and Shane Roller join forces

    Townsend to join USA Wrestling staff

    Mon, 2007-12-03 10:12 — Gary Abbott

    Townsend named Manager of Developing Wrestling Styles for USA Wrestling

    Jason Townsend of Las Vegas, Nev. has been hired as the Manager of Developing Wrestling Styles for USA Wrestling, the national governing body for wrestling in the United States.

    Townsend assumes a new position at USA Wrestling, which will manage the organization’s programs in the developing styles of international wrestling, which includes Grappling, Beach Wrestling and Sombo.

    USA Wrestling job opportunity

    Fri, 2007-09-28 07:24 — Gary Abbott

    USA WRESTLING JOB OPPORTUNITY

    Manager of Developing Wrestling Styles

    USA Wrestling is seeking a Manager of Developing Wrestling Styles, a full-time position which reports to the Director of Communications and Special Projects. This individual will manage USA Wrestling’s programs in the developing styles of international wrestling, which includes Grappling, Beach Wrestling and Sombo.

    USA WINS GRECO WRESTLING WORLD TITLE

    Fri, 2007-09-21 08:14 — Gary Abbott

    WORLD CHAMPIONS!!!! U.S. completes historic day by winning Greco-Roman team title at World Championships

    By Craig Sesker, USA Wrestling

    BAKU, Azerbaijan – USA Wrestling Executive Director Rich Bender was there when American heavyweight Rulon Gardner pulled off one of the biggest upsets in Olympic history in any sport when he beat Russian Alexander Karelin in 2000.

    But Bender called what he witnessed Wednesday night at the Heydar Aliyev Sport and Exhibition Complex something even bigger for the organization.

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