Alex Dieringer takes on World Champion Kyle Dake in a best-of-three series on Saturday for the United States World Team spot at 79 KG. Here’s everything you need to know on it.
1.Dake’s injury. Dake was injured and requested a controversial delay to the wrestle-off. Here’s a timeline of that process.
3. How you can watch: FloWrestling will be streaming the event, which starts at 1:00 p.m.
Dake, a four-time NCAA champion at Cornell who won a 2018 World medal, has won each of their matches previously, but Dieringer, a three-time NCAA title-winner, has closed the gap in each one. The most recent tilt between the two stars was a 5-5 tie that went to Dake on criteria. Here’s one of those matches.