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NBC Olympics Presents Coverage Of UWW World Wrestling Championships This Weekend From Budapest

October 17, 2018 | 4 minutes, 19 seconds read

NBC Olympics will showcase the UWW World Wrestling Championships in Budapest, Hungary, with nearly 30 hours of coverage, including more than 20 hours of live coverage on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA. Event coverage begins with men’s freestyle finals this Sunday, Oct. 21, at 1 p.m. ET on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA. In addition, NBCSN will provide same-day encore coverage of most of the events throughout the tournament.

Trackwrestling, an NBC Sports Group company, will live stream complete coverage of the UWW World Wrestling Championships across desktops, mobile devices, tablets and connected televisions. Users can visit http://www.trackwrestling.com/uww to watch every match live, and for live scoring and on-demand coverage, beginning this Saturday, Oct. 20, at 4:30 a.m. ET.

The World Wrestling Championships will include 30 total weight classes, 18 of which are Olympic weight classes. The U.S. men’s freestyle team, led by 2012 Olympic gold medalist Jordan Burroughs (74kg/163 lbs) and 2016 Olympic gold medalist Kyle Snyder(97kg/213.75 lbs), is looking to defend its 2017 world team title with a second consecutive win in Budapest. Helen Maroulis (57kg/125.5 lbs), who in 2016 became the first American woman to win an Olympic wrestling gold medal, and three-time world champion Adeline Gray (76kg/167.5 lbs) will look to help the U.S. women improve upon last year’s second-place finish.

JORDAN BURROUGHS SEEKING SIXTH WORLD OR OLYMPIC TITLE

2012 Olympic gold medalist Jordan Burroughs is aiming for his sixth world or Olympic title, which would tie him for most all-time among American wrestlers with John Smith, who won two Olympic gold medals and four world titles between 1987 and 1992. Burroughs is expected to compete on Sunday, October 21

NBC Olympics’ eight-day presentation of the World Championships begins this Sunday at 1 p.m. ET on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA and concludes Sunday, Oct. 28, at 11 p.m. on NBCSN, with same-day delay coverage of Greco-Roman finals.

Coverage on NBCSN will be streamed via authentication on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app. Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA content will be streamed via authentication on NBCSports.com, OlympicChannel.com, the NBC Sports app, and the Olympic Channel app.

In addition, all matches will be streamed, live and on-demand, on Trackwrestling.com. An event subscription can be purchased here for $29.99. As part of its extensive coverage, Trackwrestling will provide pre and post-session shows, as well as live commentary of all U.S. and top international matches.

The following is a schedule of events on NBCSN & Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA:

DateTime (ET)EventNetwork

Sunday, Oct. 211:00 PMDay 1 - Men’s Freestyle FinalsOlympic Channel

12:00 AMDay 1 - Men’s Freestyle Finals^NBCSN

Monday, Oct. 2212:00 PMDay 2 - Men’s Freestyle FinalsOlympic Channel

Tuesday, Oct. 2312:00 PMDay 3 - Men’s Freestyle & Women’s FinalsOlympic Channel

6:00 PMDay 3 - Men’s Freestyle & Women’s Finals^NBCSN

Wednesday, Oct. 2412:00 PMDay 4 - Women’s FinalsOlympic Channel

12:30 AMDay 4 - Women’s Finals^NBCSN

Thursday, Oct. 2512:00 PMDay 5 - Women’s FinalsOlympic Channel

6:00 PMDay 5 - Women’s Finals^NBCSN

Friday, Oct. 2612:00 PMDay 6 - Greco-Roman FinalsOlympic Channel

6:00 PMDay 6 - Greco-Roman Finals^NBCSN

Saturday, Oct. 2712:00 PMDay 7 - Greco-Roman FinalsOlympic Channel

9:30 PMDay 7 - Greco-Roman Finals^NBCSN

Sunday, Oct. 2810:30 AMDay 8 - Greco-Roman FinalsOlympic Channel

11:00 PMDay 8 - Greco-Roman Finals^NBCSN

^same-day delay 

The following is a schedule of events TrackWrestling.com:

DateSessionTime (ET)EventWeight Classes

Saturday, Oct. 20I4:30 AM - 9:30 AMQualification RoundsMen’s FS: 61-74-86-125KG

II10:45 AM - 11:45 AMSemifinalsMen’s FS: 61-74-86-125KG

Sunday, Oct. 21I4:00 AM - 9:30 AMQualification RoundsMen’s FS: 57-65-79-92KG

RepechageMen’s FS: 61-74-86-125KG

II11:45 AM - 12:45 AMSemifinalsMen’s FS: 57-65-79-92KG

Finals1:00 PM - 3:30 PMFinalsMen’s FS: 61-74-86-125KG

Monday, Oct. 22I4:30 AM - 9:30 AMQualification RoundsMen’s FS: 70-97KG

Qualification RoundsWomen’s FS: 55-59KG

RepechageMen’s FS: 57-65-79-92KG

II10:45 AM - 11:45 AMSemifinalsMen’s FS: 70-97KG

SemifinalsWomen’s FS: 55-59KG

Finals12:00 PM - 2:30 PMFinalsMen’s FS: 57-65-79-92KG

Tuesday, Oct. 23I4:30 AM - 9:30 AMRepechageMen’s FS: 70-97KG

RepechageWomen’s FS: 55-59KG

Qualification RoundsWomen’s: 65-68-72-76KG

II10:45 AM - 11:45 AMSemifinalsWomen’s: 65-68-72-76KG

Finals12:00 PM - 2:30 PMFinalsMen’s FS: 70-97KG

FinalsWomen’s FS: 55-59KG

Wednesday, Oct. 24I4:30 AM - 9:30 AMQualification RoundsWomen’s FS: 50-53-57-62KG

RepechageWomen’s FS: 65-68-72-76KG

II10:45 AM - 11:45 AMSemifinalsWomen’s FS: 50-53-57-62KG

Finals12:00 PM - 2:30 PMFinalsWomen’s FS: 65-68-72-76KG

Thursday, Oct. 25I4:30 AM - 9:30 AMQualification RoundsGreco: 55-63-72-82KG

RepechageWomen’s FS: 50-53-57-62KG

II10:45 AM - 11:45 AMSemifinalsGreco: 55-63-72-82KG

Finals12:00 AM - 2:30 PMFinalsWomen’s FS: 50-53-59-62KG

Friday, Oct. 26I4:30 AM - 9:30 AMQualification RoundsGreco: 60-67-87KG

RepechageGreco: 55-63-72-82KG

II11:00 AM - 11:45 AMSemifinalsGreco: 60-67-87KG

Finals12:00 PM - 3:00 PMFinalsGreco: 55-63-72-82KG

Saturday, Oct. 27I4:30 AM - 9:30 AMQualification RoundsGreco: 77-97-130KG

RepechageGreco: 60-67-87KG

II11:00 AM - 11:45 AMSemifinalsGreco: 77-97-130KG

Finals12:00 PM - 2:30 PMFinalsGreco: 60-67-87KG

Sunday, Oct. 28I8:30 AM - 10:15 AMRepechageGreco: 77-97-130KG

Finals10:30 PM - 1:00 PMFinalsGreco: 77-97-130KG