Catching you up on the day's wrestling news from around the world with Mat Talk Online's curated Daily Wrestling Newsletter sponsored by Resilite. 

Defense Soap Super 32 Challenge – (Brackets) (Live Stream)

Super 32 Preview Hub – MatScouts

MatScouts hub for Super 32 previews and coverage.

FRL 967 – Super 32 & U23 Worlds Preview Show – FloWrestling

JD & Ben preview Super 32 and the U23 World Championships. 

Top News and Features

96 Teams set to invade UNI-Dome for the 2024 National Duals – National Wrestling Coaches Association

2024 will kick off with a bang as 96 teams representing six divisions will descend upon Cedar Falls, IA, and the UNI-Dome for the NWCA/USMC 2024 Multi-Division National Dual Meet Championships. NUWAY once again plays host this year's championships while the presenting sponsors will be A Better Way Athletics, Capital Construction, Defense Soap, and the United States Marine Corps.

Division I News

Ludwig Announces 2023-24 NIU Wrestling Schedule – NIU Athletics

The Northern Illinois University wrestling program has released its 2023-24 schedule, as announced by NIU athletics. The Huskies signed a class of 11 newcomers this past offseason and have an action-packed winter ahead under the direction of 12th-year head coach Ryan Ludwig.

Campbell picked No. 1 in preseason SoCon wrestling poll – Southern Conference

The Campbell Camels have been selected as the preseason frontrunner for the second straight season for the upcoming 2023-24 wrestling campaign by the league’s nine head coaches, who also selected a 10-member preseason all-conference team.

Wrestling Announces Schedule for 2023-24 Season – Binghamton University Athletics

The Binghamton wrestling team has announced its schedule for the 2023-24 season. The Bearcats will compete in a variety of competitions over the course of five months. This includes three consecutive weekends where Binghamton will host a meet at the Events Center. Admission for all home meets will be free of charge.

Wrestling Excited to Host Battle in the Barn – University of Wyoming Athletics

The University of Wyoming wrestling team is set to host a one-of-a-kind event this November. The Cowboys dual against Campbell on Nov. 17 will take place at Deerwood Ranch in Centennial in what is being deemed, “The Battle in the Barn.”

Wrestling Names 2023-24 Captains – University of North Carolina Athletics

The North Carolina wrestling program has named four captains for the 2023-24 season.

Wrestling Coaches Earn Promotions – George Mason University Athletics

George Mason wrestling head coach Frank Beasley has announced promotions with his coaching staff – Camden Eppert to Associate Head Coach; Mike DePalma to Head Assistant Coach, and Peter Pappas to Assistant Coach.

UNC wrestling coach under fire for remarks highlighting ‘attractive' women on campus – WRAL News

A recently introduced wrestling coach at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is taking heat for comments made about female students on campus.

2023-24 EIWA Preview (Part One) – EIWA – Intermat

Austin Sommer's first look at the top half (alphabetically) of the EIWA.

2023-24 Duke Preview – ACC – Intermat

Duke fielded a young team last season and experienced a lot of growing pains along the way. Hopefully, that experience will help the squad this year, with most starters seeing at least their second year in the lineup.

Iowa State University Announces Plans for New Wrestling Facility – IAWrestle

The Cyclone Regional Training Center announced on Thursday night at their annual fundraising dinner that a new wrestling facility is in the works.

Jude Randall Commits to OU – Owrestle

Edmond North’s Jude Randall announced his commitment to OU on Friday.

Queens 2023-24 Wrestling Schedule Released – Queens University of Charlotte Athletics

The Queens University of Charlotte wrestling team released their schedule for the 2023-24 season this afternoon which features 13 events between November and February, including six home matches at the Levine Center, before the National Collegiate Open.

2023-24 Schedule Unveiled – Stanford University Athletics

Chris Ayres, The Matt Gentry Head Wrestling Coach, has announced Stanford's 2023-24 schedule, including seven home duals on The Farm.

Division II News

Jason Bryant Named Voice of St. Cloud State Wrestling – St. Cloud State University Athletics

St. Cloud State Wrestling has named Jason Bryant as the new voice of Huskies Wrestling, adding the veteran public address announcer to the program's match day experience at Halenbeck Hall.

Division III News

Wartburg Wrestling Tops American Rivers Conference Preseason Coaches' Poll – American Rivers Conference

Results of the American Rivers Conference Wrestling Preseason Poll

Wrestling Team Adds Two New Coaches – NYU Athletics

The New York University wrestling team has added a pair of former wrestlers as Volunteer Assistants to the coaching staff, including NCAA Division I champion Pat Glory.

Men's Wrestling Announces 2023-24 Schedule in First Season Under Estevez – New Jersey City University Athletics

After three seasons under inaugural head coach Harry Turner, the New Jersey City University men's wrestling program has officially released its 2023-24 schedule, which will be guided by first-year head coach and second-year staff member Jason Estevez.


2023-24 NAIA Men's Wrestling Coaches' Top 20 Poll – Preseason (October 19) – NAIA

The reigning NAIA National Champions, Grand View (Iowa), start the 2023-24 season leading the country in the NAIA Men's Wrestling Coaches' Top 20 Poll. Life (Ga.) continues its hold on second place followed by Southeastern (Fla.) in third. Menlo (Calif.) and Campbellsville (Ky.) round out the top 5. 

SEASON PREVIEW: 2023-24 Red Raider Wrestling – Northwestern College Athletics

We are just over one week away from the Red Raider wrestling season, as Northwestern will begin what is primed to be an exciting year at the York Open on Saturday, October 28.

Life Picked to Repeat at Men's Wrestling Champion – Appalachian Athletic Conference Athletics

Life is picked to win the 2023-24 Appalachian Athletic Conference (AAC) Men's Wrestling Championship, according to the AAC Coaches' Preseason Poll released Thursday.

Women’s College News

2023-24 NAIA Women's Preview (Part Two) – Women – Intermat

After previewing the top 5 teams from last year’s NAIA Championships, let’s take a look at the next 5 that round out the top 10.

International News

USA Wrestling | Mittlestead wins Veterans World Greco-Roman gold for a double title, USA gets four medals on Friday  

The first day of Greco-Roman at the 2023 Veterans World Championships featured competition in Group B and Group E on Friday. The United States earned four medals on the day, led by individual gold medalist Eric Mittlestead of California (130 kg Div. E).

Lautt, Santiago To Compete In U23 Championships – University of North Carolina Athletics

The North Carolina wrestling duo of Cade Lautt and Sonny Santiago will represent the United States and Puerto Rico, respectively, at the 2023 U23 World Championships, set to begin Monday morning. 

2023 U23 World Championships Preview & Predictions – Men's Freestyle – FloWrestling

A full preview with predictions for Team USA at the 2023 U23 World Wrestling Championships in men's freestyle.

USA Wrestling | Collum wins Veterans World gold, USA adds three medals Thursday to secure the Freestyle World Team Title  

The United States won three medals on the final day of men’s freestyle at the 2023 Veterans World Championships on Wednesday, with competition was held in Division A.

Antim Panghal India’s brightest spark as wrestling stalwarts disappoint at Asian Games 2023 – KhelNow

An 18-member Indian wrestling contingent participated at the Asian Games 2023 hosted in Hangzhou, China. India has representatives in all wrestling divisions, including six Greco-Roman, six women’s freestyle, and six men’s freestyle events, the Lin’an Sports Culture & Exhibition Centre served as the stage for their remarkable performances.

IOC hits back at Putin claim of “ethnic discrimination” against Russia’s potential Olympic athletes | WFXRtv

The International Olympic Committee dismissed on Friday claims by Russian President Vladimir Putin of “ethnic discrimination” against athletes who are excluded from international sport.

High School News

Five Point Friday: October 20th, 2023 – Owrestle

As we continue to close in on the official start of the competition wrestling season, we have a lot more wrestling news to follow around the state of Oklahoma. Here are five news pieces from this week in Oklahoma wrestling.

MMA News

Wrestlers in MMA Calendar (10/19/2023) – Mixed Martial Arts – Intermat

Welcome to a new running feature that we'll use to keep track of ex-wrestlers who are now competing in MMA. As more fights are agreed upon, they will be added to this article.

NCAA champ Anthony Cassar aims to join Penn State pal Bo Nickal in UFC – MMA Junkie

Bo Nickal isn’t the only Nittany Lion hoping to take the MMA world by storm. Enter Penn State University wrestling alumnus Anthony Cassar, who makes his second professional MMA appearance Sunday at Fury Challenger Series 8 in Houston.

Podcasts and Video

Mocs on the Mic 160 – Wrestling Blue-Gold and Season Preview – University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Athletics

On the latest episode of Mocs on the Mic presented by SmartBank, host Chris Goforth moves into the next season with a look at wrestling. Head coach Kyle Ruschell previews the Mocs upcoming season and the Blue and Gold match this Saturday at First Horizon Pavilion.

23-24 Preview: Oklahoma State, West Virginia, and California Baptist by Pin 12 Wrestling Podcast

Join hosts Sam Phillips (@slamphillips) and Lee Cothran (@leecothran) to discuss what is happening in the most decorated conference in college wrestling, the Big 12! This week we preview the schedule and lineup for three great Big 12 programs!

Episode 97 – Andrew Taylor by D3 Nation

Delaware Valley University Head of Wrestling Operations Andrew Taylor joins the show and is entering his 4th season at DVU. Coach Taylor is motivated to get the Aggies Men's and Women's program to be competitive on a national level.

#92 NYSPHSAA Girls Freestyle Wrestling Talk by MorWrestling

The big news this week in NYS has been the talk of NYSPHSAA APPROVING Freestyle wrestling for our Girls Wrestling Championships.

2023 Preseason Talk with Wisconsin Head Coach Chris Bono – Big 10 – Intermat

It's another day and another conversation with a Big Ten coach and Ryan Holmes. Today, Ryan speaks with Wisconsin head coach Chris Bono. The two talk about how All-Americans Eric Barnett and Dean Hamiti both have a chip on their shoulders after the end of the 2022-23 campaign.

Iowa Women’s Wrestling 2023 Media Day Head Coach Clarissa Chun – IAwrestle

Iowa Women’s Wrestling 2023 Media Day Head Coach Clarissa Chun

Conqu'ring Heroes 109 – Sean Bormet – University of Michigan Athletics

The Michigan Wrestling season is quickly approaching, and Jon Jansen previews the program's 102nd season with Head Coach Sean Bormet, who is entering his sixth season at the helm. Bormet breaks down the complexion of his talented roster (1:00), looks ahead to the final preseason preparation (7:30), and previews the challenging schedule ahead (12:00).

College Schedules by Wrestling By Pirate

NAIA Men (October 26-29)

NAIA Women (October 26-29)

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