Final X Rutgers in 2019 (photo courtesy of Sam Janicki; SJanickiPhoto.com)
USA Wrestling has finalized the bout order and event structure for both Final X Stillwater, presented by Tezos, on Friday, June 3, as well as Final X New York. presented by Tezos, on Wednesday, June 8.
Final X will have two sessions. The first match of all 15 of the best-of-three championship series in each event will be held during the first session. The second (and third match if necessary) for all 15 weight classes will be conducted in the second session. The weight class order will be the same for both sessions.
The winner of each Final X Championship Series will represent the Team USA at the Senior World Championships in Belgrade, Serbia, Sept. 10-18.
Based upon Senior World Team Selection criteria, 14 athletes who were 2021 Senior World medalists have accepted their automatic berth in Final X. Seven of these athletes will be competing in Stillwater and seven will be competing in New York.
Final X Stillwater, presented by Tezos, is set for Friday, June 3 at Gallagher-Iba Arena on the campus of Oklahoma State University. It will be held alongside the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Honors Weekend, which is happening at the Hall of Fame facility next door, June 3-4.
Session times for Final X Stillwater are 2:00 p.m. Central Time and 7:00 p.m. Central Time.
Tickets for Final X Stillwater, presented by Tezos
The weight classes for Final X Stillwater (by style) are:
Men's freestyle: 57 kg, 61 kg, 70 kg, 92 kg, 97 kg
Women's freestyle: 55 kg, 59 kg, 65 kg, 68 kg, 76 kg
Greco-Roman: 55 kg, 63 kg, 72 kg, 82 kg, 130 kg
Final X Stillwater Bout Order (with declared athletes where applicable)
Bout 1 - 63 kg GR
Bout 2 -76 kg WFS
Bout 3 - 130 kg GR
Bout 4 - 70 kg MFS
Bout 5- 72 kg GR
Bout 6 - 59 kg WFS
Bout 7 - 82 kg GR
Bout 8 - 57 kg MFS - Thomas Gilman
Bout 9 - 55 kg GR -
Bout 10 - 61 kg MFS - Daton Fix
Bout 11 - 55 kg WFS - Jenna Burkert
Bout 12 - 92 kg MFS - J'den Cox
Bout 13 - 65 kg WFS - Forrest Molinari
Bout 14 - 97 kg MFS - Kyle Snyder
Bout 15 - 68 kg WFS - Tamyra Mensah Stock
Final X New York. presented by Tezos, is set for Wednesday, June 8 at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York City. This will serve as the 12th Beat the Streets Annual Benefit. These unique and electrifying annual events help Beat the Streets New York raise millions of dollars to support local youth wrestling programs which empower young people in New York City.
Session times for Final X New York are 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time and 6:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
There are a variety of ticket options available for Final X New York, beginning at $65 so you don't miss the first in-person Benefit since 2019. Purchase your wrestling-only event tickets on Ticketmaster. For information on Benefit tickets and sponsorship packages (wrestling event and exclusive after party access) that also provide the best wrestling-event seats, visit give.btsny.org/benefit or email Fund Development Manager Kerry Doyle at email@example.com."
The weight classes for Final X New York (by style) are:
Men's freestyle: 65 kg, 74 kg, 79 kg, 86 kg, 125 kg
Women's freestyle: 50 kg, 53 kg, 57 kg, 62 kg, 72 kg
Greco-Roman: 60 kg, 67 kg, 77 kg, 87 kg, 97 kg
Final X New York Bout Order (with declared athletes where applicable)
Bout 1 - 77 kg GR
Bout 2 - 72 kg WFS
Bout 3 - 65 kg MFS
Bout 4 - 87 kg GR
Bout 5 - 125 kg MFS
Bout 6 - 67 kg GR
Bout 7 - 53 kg W
Bout 8 - 60 kg GR
Bout 9 - 62 kg WFS - Kayla Miracle
Bout 10 - 97 kg GR - G'Angelo Hancock
Bout 11 - 50 kg WFS - Sarah Hildebrandt
Bout 12 - 74 kg MFS - Kyle Dake
Bout 13 - 57 kg WFS - Helen Maroulis
Bout 14 - 79kg MFS - Jordan Burroughs
Bout 15 - 86kg MFS - David Taylor