Mat Mayhem heading to Louisville for annual festival of collegiate wrestling

By Jason Bryant, Mat Talk Online

Manheim, Pennsylvania – A frenzy of wrestling competition will descend upon the Kentucky Expo Center and its Freedom and Exhibition Halls on Jan. 4-5, 2019 as NUWAY hosts the 2019 NWCA Multi-Divisional National Duals in its new location. The event will feature 84 teams in five collegiate divisions, wrestling in a dual meet advancement format to crown a national dual meet champion.

After spending the last several years in Fort Wayne, Indiana, NUWAY and the NWCA have moved Mat Mayhem, as the event is known, to Kentucky, a state that’s seen eight new college wrestling teams since 2001 and five of them coming since 2013.

“Louisville has been a target for wrestling events for a long time,” said NWCA Executive Director Mike Moyer. “They’ve had interest in hosting the NCAA Championships and we’re very excited to bring Mat Mayhem to a state that’s thirsting for more college wrestling competition.”

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