USA Wrestling Weekly’s September 20, 2013 broadcast posted for viewing

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Gary Abbott (USA Wrestling)

The USA Wrestling Weekly broadcast for Friday, September 20, 2013, has been posted for fans to enjoy.

USA Wrestling Weekly is a half-hour news broadcast which is produced on a weekly basis, and debuted in January 2011. Presented in a news format, it provides updated information on USA Wrestling activities, as well as a variety of feature segments.

To see this week’s episode, visit the following link:

This week’s show included the following feature segments:
• The first two days of action from the 2013 World Wrestling Championships in Budapest, Hungary including:
- Day One action featuring Angel Escobedo, Brent Metcalf and J.D. Bergman, including match highlights and interviews with all three athletes and Coach Zeke Jones
- Day Two action featuring Tervel Dlagnev, Reece Humphrey and Keith Gavin, including match highlights and interviews with all three athletes and coaches Zeke Jones and Lou Rosselli
• Preview of Jordan Burroughs in training with interview with coach Mark Manning
• Preview of the U.S. Women’s World Team with interview of Adeline Gray and coach Terry Steiner
• Interview with Coach Andy Hrovat, the Silent H.
• Two more college programs added, a men’s team at Huntingdon College in Alabama and a women’s team at Life University in Georgia
• And Much More

The USA Wrestling Weekly Photo of the Week contest winner was taken by international wrestling photographer Robbert Wijtman of the United States, with a picture of U.S. star Tervel Dlagnev in a victory of Komeil Ghasemi of Iran.

The show is moderated by veteran wrestling broadcaster Scott Casber and is scheduled for distribution each Friday on

Each episode will also be posted on USA Wrestling’s YouTube Channel. In addition, USA Wrestling Weekly will be offered to a variety of websites, and will also be available to television networks across the nation.

USA Wrestling Weekly is aired on television across the nation through the USA Wrestling Weekly Television Network. Partners include:
• Time Warner Cable SportsChannel, with viewers across upstate New York
• Oklahoma Cox Cable, which reaches viewers in the Oklahoma City/Norman and the Tulsa metropolitan areas.
• Mediacom Cable, with distribution in six Midwestern states, bringing USA Wrestling news to one of the biggest wrestling hotbeds in the nation.
• The Fight Now USA cable network, with distribution in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut
• Long Lines Cable, with distribution in Eastern Nebraska, Western Iowa and SW South Dakota.
• CATV Service, which has served the Central Susquehanna Valley in Pennsylvania for over 55 years.
• Midco Sports Network, which services North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota
• Time Warner Sports Texas, with 1.1 million homes in Texas
• KWEM TV 31 – Sudden Link Cable in Stillwater, Okla.
• CCN in Danville, Pa.
• Western Reserve Cable 9 in Ohio
• Time Warner Sports in Kentucky, Source 16

USA Wrestling staff participates extensively in creating the content for the show. The production of USA Wrestling Weekly is handled by Takedown Wrestling Media, which produces a variety of other wrestling broadcast products. The Lead Producer for the show is Brad Johnson of Takedown Wrestling Media. Feedback is encouraged, and should be sent to Gary Abbott of USA Wrestling at

Current USA Wrestling Weekly website partners: Colorado USA Wrestling; Takedown; USA Wrestling – Tennessee; USA Wrestling – Kansas; Maryland USA Wrestling

There is an embeddable video player on which allows fans and media to view the most recent episode of USA Wrestling Weekly, and cycle through past episodes. This player can be embedded in websites, blogs and other online media outlets.

Websites interested in adding USA Wrestling Weekly should contact Richard Immel of USA Wrestling at