Seth Gross and Thomas Gilman will meet at WRTC Underground 2 (Photos/Tony Rotundo, WrestlersAreWarriors.com)
Less than a week after WRTC Underground 1 concluded, the first match has been announced for WRTC Underground 2: Seth Gross vs. Thomas Gilman.
Both Gross and Gilman are Olympic hopefuls at 57 kilograms.
The event is set for Wednesday, Dec. 16, and will be streamed live on Rokfin.
Gross is coming off a 10-7 victory over rival Bryce Meredith at WRTC Underground 1. He was an NCAA champion and three-time All-American while competing for South Dakota State and Wisconsin. Gross won a gold medal at the Bill Farrell Memorial in 2019 and has qualified for the Olympic Team Trials.
Gilman, who now trains at the Nittany Lion Wrestling Club, captured a silver medal at the 2017 World Championships in Paris. He has earned medals international such as the Ivan Yarygin and Pan American Championships. Gilman was a three-time All-American at Iowa. He has wrestled in two of the NLWC on Rokfin events, picking up wins over Darian Cruz and Frank Perrelli.