Wrestling msuspartans.com —  The Michigan State wrestling team will kick off the 2012-13 season with wrestle offs on Friday, Oct. 26, and Saturday, Oct. 27 at IM West. Saturday's finals matches are open to the public and admission is free to the event. The finals will begin at 1 p.m. Discuss »
Wrestling usatoday.com —  Nothing is set in stone, but former UFC champion Rashad Evans is likely to return to the octagon sometime in the early part of winter. Discuss »
Wrestling msuspartans.com —  Wrestling head coach Tom Minkel announced Thursday, Sept. 6, the addition of Samuel Wendland to the Spartan coaching staff. He will serve as the volunteer assistant coach effective immediately. Discuss »
Wrestling sports.yahoo.com —  Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans hopes to fight again before the end of the year, and unless something miraculous happens, it will be at 205 pounds. Discuss »
Wrestling espn.go.com —  Lightweight contender Gray Maynard will face Joe Lauzon at UFC 155 on Dec. 29 in Las Vegas, the promotion announced on Monday. After suffering the first loss of his pro career in October 2011, a fourth-round knockout to then-lightweight champion Frankie Edgar, Maynard got back in the win column on June 22 with a split decision over Clay Guida. Maynard has a professional record of 11-1-1 with one no-contest. Discuss »
Wrestling msuspartans.com —  Former Spartan wrestler Franklin Gomez lost both matches today, Aug. 11, at the 2012 London Olympics in the 60kg freestyle competition. Gomez fell to Besik Kudukhov, the gold medal finalist of Russia, in the qualifying round and then to Yogeshawr Dutt of India in the repechage round. Discuss »
Wrestling freep.com —  Competing for Puerto Rico, 132-pound freestyle, qualification, 8 a.m.; round of 16, 8:30 a.m.; quarterfinals, 9:30 a.m.; semifinals, 10 a.m.; bronze medal; 12:45 p.m.; gold medal, 2:21 p.m. TV: 2:15 p.m., 12:35 a.m., NBC.

Gomez, who was born in the Dominican Republic and moved with his mother to Puerto Rico, wrestled at MSU in 2005-10 and won the 133-pound NCAA title in 2009 and two Big Ten titles. "Ultimately I represent Puerto Rico, but Michigan State is always in my heart," Gomez said in an MSU news release. "I am still a Spartan, I always remember Michigan State, and I always want to go back." Gomez is expected to be a serious medal contender. Discuss »
Wrestling msuspartans.com —  Former Michigan State wrestler and NCAA Champion Franklin Gomez will wrestle in the 2012 London Olympics on Saturday, Aug. 11, in the 60kg freestyle division. Gomez, representing his native Puerto Rico, is relishing an opportunity that he never even imagined. Discuss »
Wrestling msuspartans.com —  Michigan State wrestling senior David Cheza has been granted a sixth year of eligibility from the NCAA and will be back in the starting lineup this upcoming season. Cheza lost one season to injury and also was redshirted his first year on campus. Discuss »
Wrestling espn.co.uk —  Rashad Evans has put himself forward as the next man to fight Anderson Silva, after watching the Brazilian beat Chael Sonnen at UFC 148. It seems the former 205lb champ would be happy to drop a weight class in order to use his athleticism and wrestling to test Silva. Discuss »
Wrestling prommanow.com —  Following the fights on UFC on FX 4 this past weekend, ProMMAnow.com reporter Dan “The Wolfman” Theodore sat down with former UFC light heavyweight champion “Suga” Rashad Evans for an in-depth discussion about his MMA beginnings and his future with the UFC. Discuss »
Wrestling espn.go.com —  With a win in his first fight since suffering a TKO loss to Frankie Edgar in October 2011, Maynard turned his attention to a possible fourth showdown with the former 155-pound champion. "I want that belt," Maynard said. "I want Frankie Edgar, if he takes care of business with [Benson] Henderson." "I think there should be a fourth fight." Discuss »
Wrestling espn.go.com —  Learn a lesson from Gray Maynard. The 33-year-old lightweight contender felt "stagnant" and "boxed in." He also wasn't living in a place he or his fiancee wanted to call home. So he did what many people often discuss but rarely do: he took action. Discuss »
Wrestling usatoday.com —  Ask Gray Maynard and Clay Guida, and they'll say there's plenty at stake in their UFC headliner on Friday. But this week, the focus took an odd turn. Instead of where the winner will fall in the lightweight title picture, the new talking point became mixed martial arts' most famous hair. Discuss »
Wrestling msuspartans.com —  Michigan State wrestling head coach Tom Minkel announced the 2012-13 wrestling schedule on Wednesday, June 20. The Big Ten is widely regarded as the toughest wrestling conference and MSU will face seven Big Ten opponents that finished last season ranked in the Top 25. Discuss »
Wrestling mmamania.com —  Gray Maynard recounts a tale of a drunk male stranger walking into his room that he shared with Rashad Evans at Michigan State and crawling into bed with him. Discuss »
Wrestling msuspartans.com —  The Michigan State wrestling team was recognized by the NCAA with the Public Recognition Award for academic excellence. The award is based on the most recent multi-year Academic Progress Rate and teams in the top 10 percent in each sport earn awards. Discuss »
Wrestling mmamania.com —  "I would like to Avenge my loss to Jones one day, but also to Machida. Last time he got me pretty good, and all those Internet pictures of me getting knocked out all over the internet." Discuss »
Wrestling msuspartans.com —  Michigan State wrestling head coach Tom Minkel has announced the additions of Travis Curley (Dewitt, Mich./St. Johns High School), Hermilo Esquivel (Orland, Calif./Orland High School), Josh Heinzer (Lake Stevens, Wash./Iowa Central Community College) and Garth Yenter (California, Ky./Campbell County) to the Spartan wrestling program beginning in the 2012-13 season. Discuss »