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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Adidas Spotlight: G'Angelo Hancock – Trackwrestling

G'Angelo Hancock made a rapid rise on the Greco-Roman circuit. Now he will represent the United States at the Tokyo Olympics. Hear from Hancock about love for wrestling and his motivation to compete.

Austin O'Connor plans move to 157 pounds, ‘praying' for Shane Griffith to transfer – 247Sports

Austin O’Connor captured North Carolina’s first individual wrestling national championship since 1995 when he took out Ohio State’s Sammy Sasso 3-2 at the 2021 NCAA Wrestling Championships in March. O’Connor finished the COVID-19 shortened season 13-0 and atop the 149 pound weight class.

Danny Sabatello expects bantamweights to duck him after his “dominant” win over Brett Johns |

Danny Sabatello knew he would be able to beat Brett Johns and would do it with ease.

Dmitry Mindiashvili, Coach to Several Olympic Champions, Dies at 87 | United World Wrestling

Dimitry Mindiashvili, wrestling coach to several Olympic champions around Russia, died of pneumonia Monday at the Krasnoyarsk Regional Clinical Hospital. He was 87.

The fall of Sushil Kumar: From two-time Olympic medalist to alleged murderer   – The Federal

The Olympian has been accused of murdering a young wrestler over a property dispute; The Federal chronicles Sushil Kumar’s journey from the ramparts of world-renowned stadiums to the alleged bylanes of crime

Julian Smith named T-Bird head wrestling coach – Salina Post

Cloud County Community College Athletic Director Matt Bechard has announced the hiring of Julian Smith as the school's third wrestling coach in the program's five-year history.

WIAA Board of Control selects La Crosse Center for first girls wrestling state tournament | High School Sports |

The WIAA Board of Control approved details for the first girls wrestling state tournament in 2022 at its May meeting on Tuesday, according to a WIAA release.

Kyle Crutchmer to Fight at Bellator 260 | Pistols Firing

Damon Martin of MMA fighting announced today that Kyle Crutchmer will be fighting Levan Chokheli at Bellator 260.

Mark Hall: A Servant's Heart and A Call to Coaching – Pennsylvania RTC

Serving others, it’s one of the main core values practiced at the Pennsylvania Regional Training Center.

Adam Hall reflects on family, wrestling and Asian-American heritage –

As a part of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2021, USA Wrestling has had conversations with leading representatives in the sport to share their stories and celebrate their success and impact on the wrestling community.

Episode 99 of Mat Chat with David Mirikitani featuring guest Tadaaki Hatta is out now –

In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, David Mirikitani interviewed the legendary Tadaaki Hatta on episode 99 of Mat Chat.

Monday Roundup: Pan-Am Shakeup; U23 Week – Five Point Move

The 2021 Pan-American Championships begin this coming Thursday live from Guatemala City, Guatemala. Action starts at 10:00am MT (12:00pm ET) and can be viewed live in the US on FLOWrestling.

There is a misconception that specializing in one sport is a pathway to greatness. – The Predicament

A young athlete playing a wide variety of sports is truly a great joy to see! The physical, social, and psychological benefits are extraordinary! Young athletes get to work as members of teams and witness the importance of transferrable skills. Most importantly, it’s fun and provides a lifetime of cherished memories!

Anthony Ashnault Named Wrestling Assistant Coach – Rutgers University Athletics

National Champion and Rutgers wrestling's all-time wins leader Anthony Ashnault has been hired as an assistant coach, announced by head coach Scott Goodale on Tuesday.

Bucknell Wrestling Welcomes 11 Incoming Freshmen – Bucknell University Athletics

Head coach Dan Wirnsberger announced the Bucknell wrestling team's 11-man incoming freshman class on Tuesday.

Carolina Wrestling Announces 2021 Banquet Awards – University of North Carolina Athletics

Carolina Wrestling held its 2020-21 Awards Banquet this weekend in Chapel Hill, honoring its graduating seniors and celebrating the successes of the past season, including Austin O'Connor's national championship at 149 pounds.

Canadians set for Pan-Am Championships in Guatemala – Wrestling Canada Lutte – Wrestling Canada Lutte

Wrestling Canada Lutte is sending 17 wrestlers to the Pan-American Championships. The tournament will take place May 27-30 at the “Teodoro Palacios Flores” National Gymnasium in Guatemala City.

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