Minnesota wrestlers Logan Kass and Carter Nielsen won the UWW U23 Greco-Roman World Team Trials on Friday in Akron, Ohio.
Kass, a 2015 Benilde-St. Margaret’s graduate, was a three-time state placewinner. Nielsen, also a 2015 grad, was a state champion and state runner-up for Foley. Continue reading
Rochester, Minn. – There were two Minnesota wrestlers who battled in the best-of-three finals today at the World Team Trials with Hayden Zillmer, who hails from Minneapolis, earning a Final X birth at 92-kilograms.
University of Minnesota alum Tony Nelson, who was fresh off his victory over Gable Steveson yesterday, dropped his finals series with, now former, Michigan wrestler Adam Coon.
Zillmer took on Deron Winn, who wrestled for a junior college in the past, also fought and won in a Bellator fight just recently. Zillmer patiently wrestled his way to an 8-2 win in the first bout. It was the second bout that Zillmer brought the fireworks. Continue reading
ROCHESTER, Minn. – The remaining 10 spots for Final X have been determined after an action-packed afternoon at World Team Trials Challenge Tournament best-of-three finals in Rochester, Minn., on Sunday.
In the headlining series of the day, Daton Fix, who just wrapped up his freshman season at Oklahoma State, avenged his U.S. Open loss to two-time World Team member Tony Ramos, taking the finals in two matches at 57 kg.
Fix won a tight 4-1 bout in the first match before opening it up in the second with 10-3 win, which included an inside trip for four and an immediate gut wrench.
With the win, 2017 Junior World champion Fix punched his ticket to Final X in Lincoln, Neb., on June 9 to take on 2017 Senior World silver medalist Thomas Gilman for the World Team spot at 57 kg. Continue reading at www.teamusa.org
Senior Freestyle World Team Trials Brackets/Results on arena.flowrestling.org
The Guillotine Action Photos from the 2018 UWW Senior Freestyle Challenge Tournament Finals. May 20th at Rochester, Minn. Continue reading
The Guillotine Action Photos from the 2018 UWW Senior Freestyle Challenge Tournament. May 19th at Rochester, Minn. Continue reading
The Guillotine Action Photos from the 2018 UWW Junior Freestyle Challenge Tournament Finals. May 19th at Rochester, Minn. Continue reading