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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....



FILA announces that gut wrenches are worth one point



FILA, the international wrestling federation, has announced a change in the scoring of the gut wrench, one of the most common and successful moves in freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling. The FILA Bulletin No. 164-165, 2000 has the following information: "Gut Wrench: 1 point" "In the future, the value assigned to the gut wrench will be 1 point only, instead of 2 points as was the case until the Sydney Olympics."
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