Wrestling statenews.com —  When the MSU wrestling team takes on No. 10 Central Michigan on Friday night, the feeling will be different than anything the team has experienced this season. Aside from the three wrestlers taking part in their final dual on the team, head coach Tom Minkel had a storied career with the Chippewas. He was a three-time all-American, and had an unblemished record in dual meets. Minkel also served on the coaching staff from 1977-1991. Discuss »
Wrestling msuspartans.com —  Michigan State wrestling closes out the dual season at home on Friday night against No. 11 Central Michigan at 7 p.m. inside Jenison Field House. The Spartans will recognize three seniors prior to the dual in David Cheza, Chris Lyon and Dan Osterman. Discuss »
Wrestling espn.go.com —  Lightweight contenders Gray Maynard and TJ Grant have agreed to meet May 25 at UFC 160 in Las Vegas. UFC officials announced the bout Wednesday night. Maynard makes his first appearance inside the Octagon since June 2012, when he defeated Clay Guida by split decision in Atlantic City, N.J. With the win, Maynard snapped a two-fight winless skid. Discuss »
Wrestling msuspartans.com —  Michigan State wrestling fell to No. 22 Iowa State at Jenison Field House on Friday night, 30-10. The Spartans couldn't overcome an early 12-0 deficit but took three matches; winning at 149 pounds, 157 pounds and heavyweight. Discuss »
Wrestling statenews.com —  After finishing the Big Ten season without a win, the MSU wrestling team hopes to get back on their feet when they take on Iowa State at 7 p.m. at Jenison Field House. The Spartans (4-12 overall, 0-8 Big Ten) are coming off a 24-15 loss to rival Michigan on Sunday, and in the Cyclones’ last meet, they defeated Northern Iowa for the 11th-straight year Discuss »
Wrestling msuspartans.com —  Michigan State closed out its Big Ten dual season last weekend and will host No. 22 Iowa State on Friday, Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. The Spartans face their seventh ranked opponent in the last eight contests and have not faced the Cyclones since 1997. The Cyclones are coached by Kevin Jackson, a graduate of Lansing Eastern High School and Olympic gold medalist Discuss »
Wrestling statenews.com —  Each week, 10 wrestlers compete for MSU against the nation’s best, but, for the rest of the team, the grind never stops on the road to get into the starting lineup. The team trains together in the same program during the week, but some weekends, wrestlers not in the starting lineup are limited to competing as individuals in open tournaments. This past weekend, some MSU wrestling reserves traveled to Edinboro, Pa., for the Edinboro Open. Discuss »
Wrestling msuspartans.com —  Michigan State wrestling will host rival Michigan on Sunday afternoon inside Jenison Field House at 2 p.m. The Wolverines, ranked No. 19, are 8-5 on the season and 2-4 in the Big Ten. The dual will be streamed live on the Big Ten Digital Network via Spartan All-Access. Discuss »
Wrestling statenews.com —  David Cheza considers MSU his home. Stepping out of the training room, ice pack strapped to his shoulder, the 157-pound senior struggled to keep his composure as he reminisced about his time in green and white. “It’s been a place that’s helped me develop not only as an athlete, but as a person,” Cheza said. “It’s a place that I want to stay at, and will always be a part of me.” Discuss »
Wrestling fightline.com —  "Things didn't turn out the way I wished on Saturday but I'm no stranger 2 disappointment," Evans wrote. "Many doubt me but it don't matter!! I'll be back." Discuss »
Wrestling statenews.com —  With a pair of losses last weekend, the Spartans have lost eight-straight matches, and are an abysmal 0-7 in the Big Ten. But it’s not the results that are so disappointing, it’s how they’re getting them. Countless times this season the Spartans were looking good, but one pin, one takedown or even one escape lost the momentum, and more importantly, the match.
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Wrestling msuspartans.com —  Michigan State wrestling lost to No. 4 Minnesota, 32-6, on Sunday afternoon on senior day for the Golden Gophers at the Sports Pavilion. The dual started with 133-pound sophomore Brandon Fifield taking Minnesota's Randy Hanson into overtime after they ended regulation tied at 5. Fifield won by sudden victory, putting MSU on the board first, 3-0. Discuss »
Wrestling msuspartans.com —  Michigan State wrestling lost a hard-fought match to No. 13 Nebraska, 23-19, on Friday night in the final match at the NU Coliseum. Senior Dan Osterman gave the Spartans a 19-14 lead with only two matches remaining after pinning No. 12 Jake Sueflohn in 2:55 at 149 pounds but MSU couldn't hold off the Huskers as they went on to take the remaining two matches. Discuss »
Wrestling espn.go.com —  A victory Saturday night at UFC 156 could land former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans a title shot -- at middleweight -- promotion president Dana White said Thursday. "If Rashad wins Saturday and wants to go down to 185, we would consider that," White said. Discuss »
Wrestling statenews.com —  The MSU wrestling team faces their toughest weekend yet as they go on the road to take on No. 12 Nebraska on Friday and No. 4 Minnesota on Sunday. MSU is winless in the Big Ten and has lost six straight, including a disappointing loss to Ohio last Sunday.
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