Category Archives: Grapple at the Garden

22 COLLEGIATE TEAMS TAKE TO THE MATS AT GRAPPLE AT THE GARDEN 4

22 COLLEGIATE TEAMS TAKE TO THE MATS AT GRAPPLE AT THE GARDEN 4 The fourth annual Grapple at The Garden dual meet, featuring the nation’s top programs, will take place on Sunday, November 29 at Madison Square Garden, it was announced today.   A total of 22 colleges and universities, including 11 Division I programs led by five top 20 NCAA 2015 national tournament finishers —Cornell (No.5), Nebraska (No.9), Illinois (No.12), and Northwestern (No.15) — along with local programs Rutgers andHofstra, will all compete as part of their season-long march towards the 2016 NCAA Division I wrestling championships taking place March 17-19 – also at Madison Square Garden and hosted by Hofstra University.   Tickets, priced at $20.00, $35.00 and $55.00, are currently on sale and can be purchased online at www.thegarden.com, all Ticketmaster locations and the Madison Square Garden box office.   The annual Grapple at the Garden, which has become a staple on the college wrestling calendar,  will...

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Olympic Champions and MMA Superstars to Wrestle in the 3rd annual Grapple at The Garden

Olympic Champions and MMA Superstars to Wrestle in the 3rd annual Grapple at The Garden A collection of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) icons, including Gray Maynard, Joe Warren and “King Mo” Lawal will join Olympic Gold Medalist and five-time world champion Khadjimurad Gatsalov of Russia, Olympic hopeful Kyle Dake of the U.S. and world champion Arsen Julfalakyan of Armenia in the much-anticipated Grapple at The Garden, presented by MusclePharm live on pay-per-view from Madison Square Garden on Sunday, December 21. Grapple at The Garden, presented by MusclePharm is being distributed in North America by Integrated Sports Media for live viewing at 12:00 p.m. ET / 9:00 a.m. PT on both cable and satellite pay-per-view in the USA via iN Demand, DISH, and Vubiquity and Bell TV, Shaw PPV, Rogers, SaskTel, TELUS and MTS in Canada for a suggested retail price of only $14.95.  Viewer’s world-wide can order on-line at www.GFL.TV. Dake will collide...

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Kyle Dake vs Arsen Julfalakyan to Main Event Grapple at the Garden

FOUR-TIME NCAA CHAMPION KYLE DAKE TAKES ON 2014 WORLD CHAMPION ARSEN JULFALAKYAN IN MAIN EVENT AT THE GRAPPLE AT THE GARDEN PRESENTED BY MUSCLEPHARM ON SUNDAY, DECEMBER 21 New York, NY (November 19, 2014) – MSG Sports announced today that four-time NCAA champion and top Olympic hopeful Kyle Dake will take on 2014 World Champion Arsen Julfalakyan in a Greco-Roman wrestling match as the main event of the Grapple at the Garden presented by MusclePharm at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, December 21. Dake makes his return to Madison Square Garden after competing in the inaugural Grapple at the Garden in 2012 while a senior at Cornell University, where he became the first wrestler to win four NCAA Division I titles in four different weight classes. He is also one of only three four-time Division I champions, joining Pat Smith of Oklahoma State and Cael...

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EDINBORO, CORNELL, LEHIGH, MARYLAND AND NORTHERN IOWA LEAD TOP COLLEGE WRESTLING PROGRAMS IN THIRD ANNUAL GRAPPLE AT THE GARDEN

EDINBORO, CORNELL, LEHIGH, MARYLAND AND NORTHERN IOWA LEAD TOP COLLEGE WRESTLING PROGRAMS IN  THIRD ANNUAL GRAPPLE AT THE GARDEN PRESENTED BY SUPLAY.COM 24 COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES TO PARTAKE IN DAY LONG DUAL MEET EVENT AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN ON SUNDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2014 New York, NY, October 17, 2014 — MSG Sports announced today that an unprecedented 24 colleges and universities, led by five top 20 NCAA 2014 national tournament finishers — Edinboro (No.5) Cornell (No.7), Northern Iowa (No.15),Lehigh (No.18), and Maryland (No.20) — along with local powers Rutgers and Hofstra, will participate in the third annual Grapple at the Garden Presented by Suplay.com.  The college wrestling dual meet event takes place Sunday, December 21 at Madison Square Garden.   Tickets, priced at $20.00, $35.00 and $55.00, are currently on sale and can be purchased online at www.thegarden.com, all Ticketmaster locations and the Madison Square Garden box office.   The much anticipated Grapple at the Garden, which has become a featured event during the wrestling season,...

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KYLE DAKE OUT OF GRAPPLE AT THE GARDEN WITH BROKEN RIGHT HAND FRANK MOLINARO STEPS IN AGAINST BUBBA JENKINS TO HEADLINE ON SUNDAY, DECEMBER 1

New York, NY, November 27, 2013 — Four-time NCAA National Champion, Kyle Dake, fractured his right hand while competing in the Golden Grand Prix Finals in Azerbaijan and will not wrestle in the upcoming Grapple at the Garden, presented by Suplay.com.  Dake was expected to face off against 2011 NCAA National Champion, Bubba Jenkins, in a freestyle wrestling main event.  Taking his place, Frank Molinaro, a four-time NCAA All-American and two-time National Champion will step in and square off against Jenkins on Sunday, December 1 at Madison Square Garden.   Dake fractured his right hand in two places while warming up for his opening match in Azerbajian this past weekend.  He went on to wrestle and finish 5th, however, post-event swelling will cause him to miss the Grapple at the Garden, presented by Suplay.com. The resulting unique senior level main event between Molinaro and Jenkins will be promoted in association with...

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COLLEGE WRESTLING DUAL MEET TO MAKE MADISON SQUARE GARDEN RETURN IN SECOND ANNUAL “GRAPPLE AT THE GARDEN”

ARMY, BLOOMSBURG, BOSTON UNIVERSITY, CORNELL, DREXEL, GEORGE MASON, HOFSTRA, ILLINOIS, MARYLAND, PENN, PRINCETON AND RUTGERS SUNDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2013   New York, NY, June 20, 2013 — MSG Sports announced today that Army, Bloomsburg, Boston University, Cornell, Drexel, George Mason, Hofstra, Illinois, Maryland, Penn, Princeton and Rutgers will participate in the second annual Grapple at the Garden college wrestling event on Sunday, December 1 at The World’s Most Famous Arena.   Following the success of last year’s first-ever collegiate wrestling meet at Madison Square Garden, the second annual Grapple at the Garden has once again attracted a bevy of elite college wrestling programs. Six of the participating schools finished in the top 25 Final 2012-2013 Regular Season rankings, including Illinois at No.8; Cornell which tied at No. 9; Bloomsburg at No. 15; Penn at No. 21 along with Maryland and Rutgers, at No. 24 and 25, respectively.   “The success of last year’s first-ever...

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