Agon Wrestling Championships To Announce Agon 1 - The Revolution This Weekend In Milwaukee
(PRESS RELEASE) -- Milwaukee, WI -- Agon Wrestling Championships
(AWC) will hold a press conference Saturday, August 31, 2013 at the
Marriott Milwaukee Downtown to announce the main event of Agon 1 -
The Revolution, which will take place at the Rio Hotel and Casino
in Las Vegas, NV on October 27, 2013. The main event will feature
undefeated MMA champion, two time NCAA Champion and former US
Olympian, Ben Askren,
versus two time NCAA champion and four time NCAA All-American
wrestler from Penn State, Quentin Wright.
"So excited to be the main event for @AgonWC," Askren tweeted this
week. "So glad I get to help lead the revolution." CF Athletic
President, Michael DiSabato, a presenting sponsor for Agon
Wrestling Championships and consultant to the organization, will
also announce other confirmed competitors for Agon 1, including
Ohio State four time All-American and team Alpha Male MMA fighter,
Palmer and 3X NCAA Champion and Olympic Silver Medalist, Steven
Abas. DiSabato and Agon Wrestling Championships associate director,
Ernie Ciaccio, will also be available to answer questions regarding
the AWC mission and goals.
In addition to Askren, current MMA stars Daniel
Cormier and Urijah Faber
will be in attendance. "As a former Olympic team captain, I am
encouraged by Agon's efforts not only to keep wrestling alive and
well, but also to provide a place for wrestlers to earn prize money
at the elite level," said Cormier.
Agon 1 - The Revolution is will be streamed live on
Agon 1 - The Revolution is presented by FloWrestling, CF Athletic,
Titan Mercury Wrestling Club, and United Wrestling Group.
What: Agon Wrestling Championships Press Conference
When: Saturday August 31, 2013
Time: 2pm - 4pm CT
Where: Marriott Milwaukee Downtown, located at 323 East Wisconsin
Ave, Milwaukee WI 53020
Lunch and refreshments will be served. All members of the media are
encouraged to attend.
Embrace The Grind!
About Agon Wrestling Championships: The AWC is the first domestic
production to feature elite level athletes from both the mixed
martial arts and Olympic wrestling communities on a professional
platform competing for prize money in the world’s first sport –
About United Wrestling Group: The United Wrestling Group is a
consortium of Independent Investors who's primary purpose is to
protect and preserve the Collegiate and Olympic dream through the
formation of a professional wrestling league. By energizing the
sports base at the grassroots level by creating a professional
dream for wrestlers of all ages, the overall sport will prosper. It
is our intent to protect and preserve wrestling at all levels. As a
result of rebranding and restructuring the sport, it is our hope
that wrestling will not only become a valuable enterprise, but
About FloWrestling.org: Flowrestling travels around the US and the
world covering some of the biggest events in wrestling along with
smaller local events trying to bring wrestling lovers coverage that
they normally wouldn't be able to get. We pride ourselves in our
ability to seemingly be everywhere at once. We interview coaches
and athletes and whenever possible, record all the matches and
events for the wrestling community’s viewing pleasure.
About CF Athletic: An Authentic Athletic global sports brand
developed by former collegiate wrestlers and worn by some of the
finest athletes in combat sports. CF Athletic is the Official
Authentic Athletic apparel sponsor for 2012 Olympic Gold Medalist,
Jordan Burroughs, and four time NCAA Champion, Kyle Dake. CF
Athletic is also the Official Authentic Athletic apparel supplier
for undefeated MMA competitor, Daniel
Cormier, and has been worn by some of the greatest champions in
MMA including, Chuck Liddell,
Faber, Mark Coleman,
Thompson, Cung Le, B.J. Penn and more.
Embrace The Grind.
About Titan Mercury Wrestling Club: The TMWC mission is simple: To
assist the 2016 US Olympic Wrestling Teams to earn 18 Gold Medals
in Rio! Beyond this, our goal is to better the wrestling skills and
mindset of our kids, high school, college, senior level and
international wrestlers by implementing support in all areas of the
development concerning the characteristics of “What It Takes” to be
successful on and off the mat: courage, commitment, enthusiasm,
faith, discipline, preparation, belief, perseverance, love,
confidence, experience and fortitude.
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