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Press Releases from Beat the Streets Wrestling Program (33 total)

Annual Benefit, ‘Grapple At The Garden’ Raises $1.3 Million For Beat The Str …

The excitement of a night of world-class wrestling at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden, in which a sold-out, record-breaking crowd of 5,000 was treated to 13 electrifying matches, spilled over into the post-event Beat the Streets Benefit Celebration at The Wilson on Monday. And while the victories by Olympic champions Jordan Burroughs (2012, gold), Kyle Snyder (2016, gold) and J’den Cox (2016, bronze) and local favorites like Nick Suriano

NCAA Champion Suriano vs. World Bronze Medalist Colon Added To May 6 At Beat the …

The depth of world-class-level matches on the 10th annual “Grapple at the Garden” Beat the Streets (BTS) benefit lineup was increased today as the organization announced a bout between current NCAA champion Nick Suriano (Paramus, N.J. / Rutgers Univ.) and 2018 World bronze medalist Joe Colon (Clear Lake, Iowa / Univ. of Northern Iowa) at 61kg. The bout is part of what is shaping up be a historic night of

State Champions Aragona (N.J.), Busiello (N.Y.) To Battle In High School Match A …

The first youth matchup for the 2019 “Grapple at the Apple” Beat the Streets (BTS) benefit is set, and it’s a battle of State Champions, as Jo Jo Aragona (Pope John XXIII HS/New Jersey) will take on Adam Busiello (Eastport-South Manor HS/New York) as two of the top 138 lb. wrestlers in the country take to the mat on Monday, May 6, at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden.

FloSports To Live Stream 2019 Beat The Streets For Fifth Consecutive Year on Flo …

Today, FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, announced an agreement with Beat The Streets Wrestling (BTS) to provide live and on-demand coverage of the annual Beat The Streets New York City event, “Grapple at the Garden,” on FloWrestling.com. This marks the fifth consecutive year of the event airing on FloWrestling. The annual BTS youth benefit will take place on Monday, May 6, from Hulu Theater at

USA World Team to Battle in the Hulu Theater at MSG for Beat the Streets Annual …

Beat the Streets Wrestling (BTS), the largest grassroots inner city wrestling program in the United States, and USA Wrestling announced today that the annual BTS benefit will be held on Monday, May 6, at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden. This is the first time in six years that the annual event will be held indoors. Beat the Streets, Inc. will invite select members of the 2018 U.S. Men’s

Olympic Medalists Snyder, Cox Lead Team USA Wrestling Vs. Cuba At May 17 Beat Th …

Olympic and World medalists headline the United States lineup against Cuba in men’s freestyle for the Beat the Streets Annual Benefit, dubbed the “Rumble on the River,” set for May 17 at Pier 17/Seaport District in lower Manhattan. These U.S. stars will face a talented Cuban team of men’s freestyle wrestlers as part of the exciting card of international competition. Cuba also brings a veteran team with past Olympic, World and

Beat the Streets Announces Special General Admission, HS Challenge Match, Clinic …

In keeping with this month’s Beat the Streets Benefit as a celebration of the great sport of wrestling, BTS is pleased to announce three new key elements of the blockbuster event, dubbed “Rumble on the River,” set for May 17 at Pier 17/Seaport District in lower Manhattan. • For the first time, BTS will offer a $25 general admission ticket, good for admission to all of the

American Oliver To Battle Asgarov At Annual Beat the Streets Benefit May 17 At T …

In what is shaping up to be a “Super” evening of wrestling action, American standout Jordan Oliver, a three-time World Team Trials runner-up, will compete against two-time Olympic Medalist Togrul Asgarov of Azerbaijan in one of two Super Matches scheduled on May 17 in the annual Beat the Streets Benefit at Pier 17/Seaport District in lower Manhattan. The match is part of a festive evening that also features Team USA

Olympic Gold Medalist Maroulis, Stars Stock, Ragan To Represent Team USA Women A …

Helen Maroulis, who captured America’s heart by winning gold at the 2016 Rio Olympics, two-time World silver medalist Alli Ragan and U.S. World Team member Tamyra Stock will compete for Team USA against Team Nigeria at the annual Beat the Streets Benefit, May 17 at Pier 17/Seaport District in lower Manhattan. Maroulis, who will be making her sixth straight Beat the Streets (www.btsny.org) appearance, has a perfect 5-0 record in BTS

FloSports to Live Stream 2018 Beat The Streets Exclusively on FloWrestling.com

FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, today announced an agreement with Beat The Streets Wrestling, to air its annual Beat The Streets New York City event on Thursday, May 17, at Pier 17/Seaport District in lower Manhattan. Coverage will be available live and on-demand exclusively on FloWrestling.com for the fourth consecutive year. Kicking off the benefit, the top Beat the Streets youth wrestlers will take to the

Superstars Burroughs, Chamizo To Headline Beat The Streets Annual Benefit May 17 …

Two of the greatest wrestlers in the sport, Jordan Burroughs of the United States and Frank Chamizo of Italy, will compete in the headliner super match at the Beat the Streets Annual Benefit May 17 at Pier 17/Seaport District in lower Manhattan. Burroughs and Chamizo were 2017 World freestyle wrestling champions in different weight classes, with Burroughs winning at 74 kg and Chamizo at 70 kg. Both are multiple World champions,

Nigerian Women’s Wrestlers To Compete vs. USA At Beat the Streets Benefit May …

Beat the Streets Wrestling, Inc. and USA Wrestling announced today that three Nigerian women’s wrestlers will compete at this year’s Beat the Streets event at the Seaport District (Pier 17) on Thursday, May 17. They will compete against top U.S. women at 55kg, 57kg and 59kg as part of the annual competition. Competitors for Team USA, which will likely include members of the 2016 Olympic team and 2017 World Championships

USA Wrestlers To Compete At New York's South Street Seaport May 17 for Beat the …

Beat the Streets Wrestling, Inc. and USA Wrestling announced today that the men's and women's national wrestling teams of the United States will again compete in their annual benefit event on Thursday, May 17, but at a new location: South Street Seaport at Pier 17. The squads will take on international-level wrestlers from nations to be determined in the eighth annual wrestling celebration. Competitors for Team USA, which will likely

Beat The Streets Wrestling Presents Annual Awards At Annual Benefit; $1.2 Millio …

Seven area student-athletes and five coaches were honored Wednesday night at the annual Beat the Streets benefit, following the freestyle matches in Times Square that afternoon and evening. A total of $1.2 million was raised for the organization, which works directly with the New York City Department of Education in a public-private partnership to bring the life changing sport of wrestling to over 3,000 New York City student-athletes to help

Six NYC Boys Selected To Compete In Youth Match-Ups At Beat The Streets Benefit

Beat the Streets is pleased to announce that it will be featuring matches between highly accomplished student-athletes from New York City and visitors from Philadelphia and Providence, R.I., at its annual benefit on Wednesday, May 17 in Times Square. The gala is Beat the Streets’ annual fundraiser that helps provide wrestling equipment and opportunities to 3,000 kids across the five boroughs every year. The youth match-ups will be held starting

Victoria Anthony, Tamyra Mensah Join Olympic Champion Helen Maroulis In Beat The …

Two standout champions will join an Olympic gold medalist on Team USA when two-time Junior World champion Victoria Anthony and 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials champion Tamyra Mensah complete the American women wrestlers squaring off against Japan in the annual Beat the Streets Benefit on Wednesday, May 17, at New York’s Times Square alongside 2016 Olympic Gold Medalist Helen Maroulis, who last week was named to the team. All three

Olympic Champion Helen Maroulis To Wrestle In USA Vs. Japan Beat The Streets Ben …

For the fifth-consecutive year, Helen Maroulis (Sunkist Kids) will compete in the Beat the Streets Benefit, and it will be the first time she takes the mat in Times Square as an Olympic gold medalist. Maroulis is the first U.S. women announced as part of the Team USA roster for the 2017 edition of the Beat the Streets Benefit that will be held at Duffy Square (47th St. & 7th Ave.)

World Champion Logan Stieber To Participate In USA-Japan Beat The Streets Benefi …

Reigning 61 kg/134 lbs. World champion Logan Stieber is set to compete at the 2017 Beat the Streets Benefit that will feature a talented U.S. squad against world power Japan in Times Square, the heart of New York City, on May 17. Stieber will be paired against Japan’s Shingo Arimoto, who was a member of the 2016 Japanese World Team, in the 61 kg men’s freestyle tussle. It will be

Team Japan Selected To Take On USA Men’s & Women’s Wrestlers May 17 At NYC B …

World wrestling power Japan will compete in the Beat the Streets Benefit event for the first time, it was announced today by Beat the Streets Wrestling, Inc. and USA Wrestling. The Japanese team brings a squad of eight Senior men’s freestyle wrestlers and three Senior women’s freestyle wrestlers. This year’s event will take place in Times Square’s Duffy Square (between 46th and 47th streets) on Wednesday, May 17 in the

USA Men’s And Women’s Wrestlers To Face Japan In Times Square May 17 for Bea …

Beat the Streets Wrestling, Inc. and USA Wrestling announced today that the men’s and women’s national wrestling teams of the United States and Japan will square off in New York City’s Times Square on Wednesday, May 17 in the seventh annual wrestling celebration. This year’s event will take place in Times Square’s Duffy Square (between 46th and 47th streets). Competitors for Team USA, which will include members of the 2016

World Champions Gray, Maroulis to face Canadians in Beat the Streets “United I …

World champion women wrestlers Adeline Gray and Helen Maroulis of the United States will compete against talented Canadian opponents as part of the 2016 Beat the Streets international competition, which returns to New York City’s Times Square on Thursday, May 19. Gray is a three-time World champion who earned a spot on the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team with her victory at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials on April 10. Gray will

USA Wrestlers To Face Iran In Times Square May 19 In “United In The Square,” …

In what will be a highlight of the Olympic year in wrestling and has become a rite of spring in New York, Beat the Streets Wrestling, Inc. and USA Wrestling announced details of this year's international competition, which returns to New York City’s Times Square on Thursday, May 19. Competitors for Team USA, which will include 2016 Olympic team hopefuls, will compete in men’s freestyle against world power Iran, a preview

Beat The Streets New York Announces FloSports To Live Stream 'Salsa In The Squar …

Beat the Streets New York (BTSNY) Executive Director, Jim Fallis announced today that BTSNY and FloSports will partner to live stream all the matches on May 21, in Times Square, as part of the annual fundraising Gala. This year's event, "Salsa in the Square," will feature Olympic wrestlers from Team USA and the Cuban national team. Prior to the Olympic matches, BTS youth will compete in match ups in freestyle, women's freestyle and Greco.  “This is an

Team USA Lineup Set For 'Salsa in the Square' Vs Cuba In Times Sq. May 21 With B …

Beat the Streets Wrestling, Inc. and USA Wrestling today announced the U.S. lineup and the match pairings for the “Salsa in the Square,” as top competitors for Team USA and the Cuban National Team will compete in a dual meet featuring all three Olympic wrestling styles. The USA vs. Cuba Dual meet will be held in historic Times Square on Thursday, May 21, this time back in the Duffy Square location

'Salsa in the Square': Team USA Wrestlers Vs. Cuba, Times Sq. May 21 On Beat the …

In what has become a rite of spring in New York, Beat the Streets Wrestling, Inc. and USA Wrestling today announced details of this year's international competition, which returns to Times Square on Thursday, May 21, this time back in the Duffy Square location at 46th Street in Manhattan. Competitors for Team USA and the Cuban National Team will compete in all three Olympic styles, a preview of top contenders

Jordan Burroughs, Helen Maroulis First Two Team USA Stars For May 7 Wrestling In …

It's a star-studded start as Beat the Streets and USA Wrestling today announced the first two American stars for the highly-anticipated Team USA vs. The World All-Stars international wrestling competition at New York's Times Square, May 7. Jordan Burroughs and Helen Maroulis, two decorated and popular standouts, will compete at the event, which will feature top U.S. competitors against a World All-Star team featuring select wrestlers from across the world.

Team USA Wrestlers To Compete In Times Square In New York May 7 Along With Beat …

In what has become a rite of spring in New York, Beat the Streets Wrestling, Inc. and USA Wrestling today announced details of this year's international competition, which returns to Times Square on Wednesday, May 7, this time at a new location, between 42nd and 43rd Streets in Manhattan. Competitors for Team USA and a World All-Star team featuring select wrestlers from across the world will be announced shortly. “We are

Russia to Face Freestyle USA Olympic Wrestling Team in Times Square on June 7 in …

USA Wrestling and Beat the Streets Wrestling, Inc. has announced that a team of talented athletes from World champion Russia will face the U.S. Olympians who will represent our nation in the London Games in Duffy Square in New York’s Times Square on Thursday, June 7. This major international freestyle wrestling match, billed as “The Grapple in the Big Apple,” will be the featured competition for the 2012 Beat the

USA International Wrestling Returns Outdoors In Times Square on June 7 at Beat t …

“Beat The Streets,” the New York City-based not-for-profit organization that has brought wrestling to thousands of middle and high school students in New York City, along with USA Wrestling and the New York City Department of Education, today announced that for the second straight year, an international freestyle wrestling match featuring some of the world’s greatest Olympic-class wrestlers, will be held in Duffy Square in New York’s Times Square on

U.S. beats Russia, 5-2 in freestyle wrestling in Beat the Streets Gala in Times …

With an opening victory from 2008 Olympic champion Henry Cejudo and an inspired performance throughout the lineup, the United States defeated Russia in a freestyle wrestling dual meet in Times Square on Thursday. The event was held in Duffy Square in New York City, located in the historic Times Square setting. Thousands of people packed the seats and stood around the raised stage, as thousands of others watched on a large

Jeff Blatnick, Rashad Evans, Kurt Angle, Dan Gable, Rulon Gardner Among Elite At …

Some of the biggest names in the history of wrestling and mixed martial arts will join with other supporters from the NFL, television and movies in New York’s Duffy Square this Thursday night when the USA meets Russia in a one-of-a-kind dual meet at “The Crossroads of The World.” Some of the most legendary names from Olympic and NCAA competition, including Olympic champions Dan Gable, Rulon Gardner, Jeff Blatnick,

NCAA, Olympic And World Champion Wrestlers In Lineup For USA-Russia Dual Meet In …

A host of World, Olympic and NCAA Champions are included in the final lineups announced today for the freestyle wrestling dual meet between the United States and Russia, part of the 2011 Beat the Streets Gala on Thursday, May 5 at New York’s Times Square. The event will be held in Duffy Square in New York City, located in the historic Times Square setting at 46th Street. The event

USA-Russia Freestyle Olympic Style Wrestling Meet To Be Held Outdoors In Times S …

New York, April 20, 2011-“Beat The Streets,” the New York City-based not-for-profit organization that has brought wrestling to thousands of middle and high school students in New York City, along with USA Wrestling and the New York City Department of Education, today announced their most unique event ever, a freestyle wrestling match featuring some of the world’s greatest Olympic-class wrestlers, to be held in Duffy Square in New York’s Times

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