There's a lot of wrestling news out there you don't normally see, because it's not really centralized, so that's where the Mat Talk Online Daily Wrestling News has come into play. Each day, content is curated and put together for a morning e-mail newsletter that will arrive at approximately 6 a.m. Central at least five days a week. Not interested in getting another e-mail? Read the news you might have missed from around the world. Some news might be related to other sports but has a connection to wrestling, that's why you'll sometimes see those here as well. 

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Guest Spot: Starve the Doubts with Jared Easley & Ms. Christine | Mat Talk Podcast Network

It's been years in the making, but Mat Talk Online founder Jason Bryant was finally a guest on the Starve the Doubts podcast. Starve the Doubts is hosted by Jared Easley and Ms. Christine.

Decatur brothers make wrestling dream a reality | Local News |

Wrestling champions and brothers Timothy and Christian Decatur, who have risen as formidable opponents on the mat, will be able to achieve a long-held dream of competing on the same team in college.

Roman Bravo-Young signs with Barstool Sports in NIL deal –

Penn State wrestling national champion Roman Bravo-Young is one of the more popular college wrestlers around. It seems like Barstool Sports likes his marketability.

Girls wrestling team’s efforts backed by district – Newton Daily News

A tap out is unlikely after the Newton school board on Monday, June 28 agreed to support the efforts of its athletes and coaches to have the state athletic union sanction girls wrestling as an official sport in Iowa. Doing so would allow districts to compete in standalone girls wrestling tournaments, among other things.

InterMat Wrestling – Hydrating During a Heatwave

Staying hydrated is important during times of extreme heat. Becoming overheated and dehydrated may result in heat exhaustion or heat stroke. Staying hydrated is one of the best ways to prevent these from happening!


Sisyphus, that mythological Greek doomed to push a massive boulder uphill only to have it forever roll down, could very well be the USA Greco Teams mascot.

Cubans to cheer their boxers and wrestlers, but not ball players, in Tokyo | Reuters

Cuban athletes are preparing to leave for Tokyo and the Olympic Games, with fans ready to cheer them on, disappointed that the national sport of baseball did not make the cut but eager to watch their boxers, wrestlers and others compete.

Iowa wrestler Spencer Lee cashes in on NIL with The Players Trunk deal – HawkCentral

If you need some Spencer Lee swag in your life, the decorated Iowa wrestler has you covered.

Aitkin senior Marshall Larson finds new love, success in rodeo competition | Features |

The upcoming year will be Marshall’s senior wrestling season, where he is hoping for another trip to the Minnesota State High School League State Tournament.

‘Everywhere there’s wrestling, there she is’ – Butte Sports

Hayla Hoffman is still pissed off about Feb. 20. That is the day that the then Butte High sophomore dropped an 11-10 decision to Baker senior Sophia Dulin in the 170-pound championship match at the inaugural MHSA Girls’ State Championships in Lockwood.

USA wrestlers to push Russian men, Japan women for Gold – The Washington Post

Russia earned two gold medals in freestyle — Soslan Ramonov at 65 kilograms and Abdulrashid Sadulaev at 86 kg. Russia’s Aniuar Geduev was a silver medalist at 74 kg. Kyle Snyder of the United States won the 97 kg class at age 20 to become the youngest American to win Olympic gold.

Indian wrestler Sumit Malik handed two-year ban; has a week to appeal – Sportstar

Indian wrestler Sumit Malik has been banned for two years by the United World Wrestling (UWW) after his B sample also returned positive for a prohibited stimulant.

Watch now: Millikin begins navigating world of athletic sponsorship at the Division III level | Millikin |

When Millikin athletic director Dr. Craig White was playing in the NFL with the Buffalo Bills in the 1980s, he didn't have to navigate the world of athletic endorsements.

Jewell men's wrestling inks first signing class in nearly 3 decades | Wrestling |

William Jewell head wrestling coach Keenan Hagerty has announced the signing of the first men's wrestlers in 28 years, and the first signing class of his career. The men's wrestling program was officially reinstated on June 1, 2020, after being discontinued in 1993.

Frank Perrelli named head coach of Spartan Combat RTC –

Frank Perrelli, a long-time nationally ranked Senior freestyle wrestler and an alumnus of Cornell, will return to Ithaca to serve as head coach of the Spartan Combat RTC, which is located there.

Which college wrestlers are already taking advantage of NIL –

Beginning yesterday, July 1, NCAA athletes became eligible to earn money through endorsements, capitalizing on their name, image and likeness (NIL). Coming on the heels of a unanimous Supreme Court ruling, the NIL will probably be the biggest shakeup to the college sports model ever witnessed.

InterMat Wrestling – Jim Gibson: From One-Man Show to DI Head Coach

Jim Gibson's journey to college wrestling wasn't a traditional route. Growing up in northwest Pennsylvania, on a horse farm between Pittsburgh and Erie, Jim wrestled throughout elementary and middle school.

Fargo Rosters: Colorado, Utah –

Starting on July 1, USA Wrestling will start publishing the state team rosters for the 2021 USMC Junior and 16U Nationals set for Fargo, N.D. State teams will be posted whenever a final roster has been submitted and confirmed with the state association.

InterMat Wrestling – The Wrestling Fan's Guide to the MMA Weekend (7/2/21)

With the UFC, PFL and Bellator taking the weekend off for the holiday, there are not nearly as many high-profile domestic MMA cards this weekend. However, there are still several former wrestlers in action across Valor FC 84, Titan FC 70, and CFFC 98.

Foeller only new No. 1 in National Girls High School Rankings for June, the final ranking of this season –

USA Wrestling, FloWrestling and the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum has published its eighth national rankings for high school girls wrestlers for the 2020-21 season.

InterMat Wrestling – Willie's Friday Mailbag: July 2nd, 2021

On the first day that the NCAA allowed student-athletes to make money for their services and image, the Big Ten released a list of their top individual social media stars. Three of them were wrestlers.

Gable Steveson, Tanner Morgan are first Gophers to have business deals in new era – Twin Cities

Gable Steveson is arguably the most marketable athlete not only for the Gophers but maybe across the Big Ten Conference.

Mendez, Griffith, Borrelli, Eierman, Facundo and Rotundo honored with WIN awards –

Six members of the American wrestling community — four athletes, one coach and one photographer — have been honored with WIN Magazine awards for their accomplishments over the past year.

David Kjeldgaard, Glen Brand Wrestling Hall of Fame – The Predicament

David Kjeldgaard, a native of Council Bluffs, Iowa, wrestled at Lewis Central High School for Keith Massey, who received the GBHOF Russ Smith Community Impact Award in 2018.

Lycoming wrestling announces incoming class – Lycoming College Athletics

Paced by five state qualifiers, two state placewinners and three 100-match winners, 28th-year head coach Roger Crebs will welcome 10 new wrestlers when the Lycoming College team begins practice in October, he announced on Friday, July 2.

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