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TheMat.com moving to USOC website platform with new look and functionality

This week, TheMat.com will move to the USOC platform, with a new look, new functionality, but with the same favorite features....

Terry Shockley named Chairman of the Board of Governors of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame

Shockley will succeed long-time chairman Jim Keen. Sr. as Chairman of the Board....

Iowa's Tony Ramos determined to finish career with NCAA title

The Hawkeye senior will battle Virginia Tech's Devin Carter in the NWCA All-Star Classic on Saturday....

NCAA announces finalist cities for its championships for 2014-18, including wrestling at all levels

Cleveland, Kansas City, Louisville, New York City, Oklahoma City, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia & St. Louis are Div. I finalists. Div. II and III finalists also announced....



Olympic champs Rulon Gardner & Henry Cejudo on Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Monday, March 18



Olympic gold medalists Rulon Gardner and Henry Cejudo will be appearing on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Monday night, March 18. Check your local listings for time. Rulon and Henry will talk about USA Wrestling's campaign to keep wrestling in the Olympics.

Both have been previous guests on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, after winning their historic Olympic gold medals.

Rulon Gardner was an Olympic gold medalist in Greco-Roman wrestling at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia, defeating previously unbeaten superstar and three-time Olympic champion Alexander Karelin of Russia in the finals. Gardner came back at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece to win an Olympic bronze medal. He was also a 2001 World champion.

Cejudo won an Olympic gold medal in freestyle wrestling at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, becoming the youngest American wrestler to win an Olympic title.

Both have been active proponents in the effort to Keep Wrestling in the Olympics.
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