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TheMat.com moving to USOC website platform with new look and functionality

This week, TheMat.com will move to the USOC platform, with a new look, new functionality, but with the same favorite features....

Terry Shockley named Chairman of the Board of Governors of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame

Shockley will succeed long-time chairman Jim Keen. Sr. as Chairman of the Board....

Iowa's Tony Ramos determined to finish career with NCAA title

The Hawkeye senior will battle Virginia Tech's Devin Carter in the NWCA All-Star Classic on Saturday....

NCAA announces finalist cities for its championships for 2014-18, including wrestling at all levels

Cleveland, Kansas City, Louisville, New York City, Oklahoma City, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia & St. Louis are Div. I finalists. Div. II and III finalists also announced....



ESPN2 announces airdates for U.S. National Championships; Freestyle World Cup



Fans urged to watch both shows U.S. NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS TO AIR ON ESPN2, MAY 25 AT 1:00 P.M. EDT AND FREESTYLE WORLD CUP TO AIR ON ESPN2, JUNE 19TH AT 3:00 P.M. EDT ESPN has notified USA Wrestling with the scheduling information for two major international wrestling events which will air nationally this spring: the 2001 U.S. National Wrestling Championships and the 2001 World Cup of Freestyle Wrestling. The U.S. National Wrestling Championships, originally held in Las Vegas, Nev., will air on ESPN2 on Friday, May 25th at 1:00 p.m. EDT. Action in freestyle, Greco-Roman and women's wrestling will be featured on the telecast. The World Cup of Freestyle Wrestling, originally held in Baltimore, Md., will air on Tuesday, June 19th at 3:00 p.m. EDT. Both of these shows are one-hour in length, and will including highlighted matches from the competitions. ESPN has indicated to USA Wrestling that the ratings from these two shows will be evaluated to determine the amount of coverage that international wrestling will receive on the ESPN networks in the future. IT IS VERY IMPORTANT THAT WRESTLING FANS WATCH THESE TWO BROADCASTS, OR SET THEIR VCR TO TAPE THESE TWO BROADCASTS. THIS IS AN IMPORTANT WAY THAT THE WRESTLING COMMUNITY CAN VOICE THE DESIRE TO SEE MORE WRESTLING ON TELEVISION. For an updated schedule of televised wrestling events and cybercast wrestling events, visit TheMat.com, the Ultimate Source for Real Wrestling. Broadcast listings are in The Mat.tv section of the web page. More information on each show to come in follow-up releases.
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