On Saturday, March 19, 2016, all twenty student-athlete finalist of the 2016 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships will participate in a special weight-in and finals preview show in the Madison Square Garden Theater. The show will begin on at 3:00 p.m.
Each finalist will step on the legendary Madison Square Garden scale once used to weigh in many illustrious boxers including the likes of Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier, Joe Louis, Sugar Ray Robinson, George Foreman and many others for a special weigh-in even prior to Saturday night’s 2016 Division I Wrestling Championship finals at Madison Square Garden. All qualified student-athletes will comment on their respective journey to the NCAA finals and partake in the first-ever AT&T Autograph Session featuring all twenty current NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships finalist.
In addition, NCAA Wrestling legends and coaches will also be in attendance for comments, autographs, and photo opportunities.
In the 137-year history of Madison Square Garden, the World’s Most Famous Arena is set to host the 2016 NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships. The event will take place March 17-19, 2016. Madison Square Garden is hosting the 2016 NCAA Wrestling Championships in association with Hofstra University.
Over the course of the wrestling season, over 2,400 student-athletes from across the country have competed for the opportunity to become one of 330 wrestlers to advance to the wrestling championships at The Garden.
Tickets for the Preview Show went on sale today and can be purchased at the Madison Square Garden Box office, www.thegarden.com and all Ticketmaster outlets. Tickets are priced at $10.00 and $15.00 for the Preview Show in the Madison Square Garden Theater.
Kyle Carroll is a Long Island, N.Y. native and avid MMA and amateur wrestling fan. He has been a part of the wrestling community for nearly 20 years. Carroll has six years of experience coaching high school wrestling. His father coached high school wrestling over 35 years, passing on his strong knowledge. Carroll has been reporting MMA news since January 2011. The former wrestler’s coverage includes the 2012 U.S. Olympic Wrestling Team Trials, 2013 & 2016 NCAA D1 Wrestling Championship, and numerous MMA events (Bellator MMA, King of the Cage, North American Fighting Championship, and Glory).