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Champ vs Champ Highlights 51st NWCA Classic in Cleveland Ohio

By AWP Staff, 11/01/16, 12:15PM EDT


The line-ups are almost fully set for the 51st NWCA All-Star Classic that will take place in electric Cleveland Ohio at the Wolstein Center on the campus of Cleveland State University.  

The annual season kick-off will take place this Saturday November 5 and is a homecoming of sorts for many Ohio native wrestlers and an Buckeye returning National Champion.  

The most recent match-up is at 125 where Barlow McGhee of Missouri will face Nathan Kraisser of Campbell.  Campbell's head coach Cary Kolat will also be a part of a high profile youth clinic prior to the event, which also includes Olympic/NCAA Buckeye Champion Kyle Snyder along with St. Paris Graham head coach Jeff Jordan.  

Officially Announced Matchups
125: No. 6 Barlow McGhee, Jr. (Missouri) vs. No. 14 Nathan Kraisser, Sr. (Campbell)
133: No. 2 Zane Richards, Sr. (Illinois) vs. No. 4 Eric Montoya, Sr. (Nebraska)
141: No. 2 Bryce Meredith, Jr. (Wyoming) vs. No. 4 Anthony Ashnault, Jr. (Rutgers)
149: No. 3 Lavion Mayes, Sr. (Missouri) vs. No. 4 Anthony Collica, Sr. (Oklahoma State)
157: No. 4 Brian Murphy, Sr. (Michigan) vs. No. 5 Max Rohskopf, Sr. (NC State)
165: No. 2 Isaac Jordan, Sr. (Wisconsin) vs. No. 3 Daniel Lewis, So. (Missouri)
174: Ethan Ramos, Jr. (North Carolina) vs. Zac Brunson, Sr. (Illinois)
184: No. 1 Gabe Dean, Sr. (Cornell) vs. No. 2 Myles Martin, So. (Ohio State)
197: No. 2 Brett Pfarr, Sr. (Minnesota) vs. No. 4 Brett Harner, Sr. (Princeton)
285: No. 2 Ty Walz, Sr. (Virginia Tech) vs. No. 3 Connor Medbery, Sr. (Wisconsin)


WHEN: Saturday, November 5, 2016
WHERE: Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio (Click Here for a Campus Map)
VENUE: Wolstein Center

Event Schedule:
3:30pm - 5:30pm Rudis Youth Wrestling Clinic
5:00pm - 6:30pm Pre-Match Social Hosted by the WIBN
6:30pm Host Feature Matches Start
7:00pm Main Event Matches Start
Click Here for more details on the 2016 All Star Classic Schedule 

Purchase your tickets a head of time to avoid waiting in line, we are anticipating a large walk-in crowd. 

Ticket Information: (Purchase Tickets Here)
VIP/Social presented by the WIBN: $100.00
General Admission: $15.00
Rudis Youth Wrestling Clinic: $15.00

Group Discounts (30 or more tickets will receive $5 back per ticket) Send an email  to to request a discount.

Other Ways to Purchase Tickets
Order by phone at 844-407-2279
Purchase at the Wolstein Center Box Office
Purchase at NE Ohio Discount Drug Marts

Click Here for more details on the 2016 All Star Classic Ticket Sales

BROADCASTING INFORMATIONClick here to receive coverage from Track Wrestling.

WIBN-ClevelandThe mission of the Cleveland, OH chapter of the Wrestlers in Business Network. The WIBN Cleveland, OH chapter is a non-profit networking group that has been organized with the objective of mobilizing the wrestling community for business, social, and personal purposes. Our goal is to have our members network and prosper together while positioning ourselves as an advocate for wrestling at all levels with in the Cleveland area. Click Here to Visit the WIBN Cleveland Chapters Website

Travel Information:

Traveling By Car: 

Cleveland State University - Wolstein Center
1984 E. 24th ST.
Cleveland, OH 44114
Click Here for Map/Driving Directions
Click Here for Parking Information

Travel By Air:
Cleveland Hopkins International Airport Click Here to Learn More
13.1 miles from the Wolstein Center

Akron-Canton Airport Click Here to Learn More
50.2 miles from the Wolstein Center

Hotel Information:
Reservations can be made on the Wyndham Cleveland at Playhouse Square website, or by calling the guest services team at (216) 615-7500. A special NWCA All-Star Classic rate is available.