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NBC Olympics presents coverage of UWW World Wrestling Championships this weeekend from Budapest

October 17, 2018

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MINNEAPOLIS, MINN / October 17, 2018

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:

Date Time (ET) Event Network
Sunday, Oct. 21 1:00 PM Day 1 - Men’s Freestyle Finals Olympic Channel
12:00 AM Day 1 - Men’s Freestyle Finals^ NBCSN
Monday, Oct. 22 12:00 PM Day 2 - Men’s Freestyle Finals Olympic Channel
Tuesday, Oct. 23 12:00 PM Day 3 - Men’s Freestyle & Women’s Finals Olympic Channel
6:00 PM Day 3 - Men’s Freestyle & Women’s Finals^ NBCSN
Wednesday, Oct. 24 12:00 PM Day 4 - Women’s Finals Olympic Channel
12:30 AM Day 4 - Women’s Finals^ NBCSN
Thursday, Oct. 25 12:00 PM Day 5 - Women’s Finals Olympic Channel
6:00 PM Day 5 - Women’s Finals^ NBCSN
Friday, Oct. 26 12:00 PM Day 6 - Greco-Roman Finals Olympic Channel
6:00 PM Day 6 - Greco-Roman Finals^ NBCSN
Saturday, Oct. 27 12:00 PM Day 7 - Greco-Roman Finals Olympic Channel
9:30 PM Day 7 - Greco-Roman Finals^ NBCSN
Sunday, Oct. 28 10:30 AM Day 8 - Greco-Roman Finals Olympic Channel
11:00 PM Day 8 - Greco-Roman Finals^ NBCSN

^same-day delay

The following is a schedule of events TrackWrestling.com:

Date Session Time (ET) Event Weight Classes
Saturday, Oct. 20 I 4:30 AM - 9:30 AM Qualification Rounds Men’s FS: 61-74-86-125KG
II 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Semifinals Men’s FS: 61-74-86-125KG
Sunday, Oct. 21 I 4:00 AM - 9:30 AM Qualification Rounds Men’s FS: 57-65-79-92KG
Repechage Men’s FS: 61-74-86-125KG
II 11:45 AM - 12:45 AM Semifinals Men’s FS: 57-65-79-92KG
Finals 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM Finals Men’s FS: 61-74-86-125KG
Monday, Oct. 22 I 4:30 AM - 9:30 AM Qualification Rounds Men’s FS: 70-97KG
Qualification Rounds Women’s FS: 55-59KG
Repechage Men’s FS: 57-65-79-92KG
II 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Semifinals Men’s FS: 70-97KG
Semifinals Women’s FS: 55-59KG
Finals 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM Finals Men’s FS: 57-65-79-92KG
Tuesday, Oct. 23 I 4:30 AM - 9:30 AM Repechage Men’s FS: 70-97KG
Repechage Women’s FS: 55-59KG
Qualification Rounds Women’s: 65-68-72-76KG
II 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Semifinals Women’s: 65-68-72-76KG
Finals 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM Finals Men’s FS: 70-97KG
Finals Women’s FS: 55-59KG
Wednesday, Oct. 24 I 4:30 AM - 9:30 AM Qualification Rounds Women’s FS: 50-53-57-62KG
Repechage Women’s FS: 65-68-72-76KG
II 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Semifinals Women’s FS: 50-53-57-62KG
Finals 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM Finals Women’s FS: 65-68-72-76KG
Thursday, Oct. 25 I 4:30 AM - 9:30 AM Qualification Rounds Greco: 55-63-72-82KG
Repechage Women’s FS: 50-53-57-62KG
II 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Semifinals Greco: 55-63-72-82KG
Finals 12:00 AM - 2:30 PM Finals Women’s FS: 50-53-59-62KG
Friday, Oct. 26 I 4:30 AM - 9:30 AM Qualification Rounds Greco: 60-67-87KG
Repechage Greco: 55-63-72-82KG
II 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Semifinals Greco: 60-67-87KG
Finals 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM Finals Greco: 55-63-72-82KG
Saturday, Oct. 27 I 4:30 AM - 9:30 AM Qualification Rounds Greco: 77-97-130KG
Repechage Greco: 60-67-87KG
II 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Semifinals Greco: 77-97-130KG
Finals 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM Finals Greco: 60-67-87KG
Sunday, Oct. 28 I 8:30 AM - 10:15 AM Repechage Greco: 77-97-130KG
Finals 10:30 PM - 1:00 PM Finals Greco: 77-97-130KG


About NBC Olympics

A division of NBC Sports Group, NBC Olympics is responsible for producing, programming and promoting NBCUniversal’s Olympic Games coverage. It is renowned for its unsurpassed Olympic heritage, award-winning production, and ability to aggregate the largest audiences in U.S. television history. NBCUniversal owns the U.S. media rights on all platforms to all Olympic Games through 2032.

About United World Wrestling

United World Wrestling is the international governing body for the sport of wrestling and is headquartered in Corsier-Sur-Vevey, Switzerland. To learn more about United World Wrestling and the activities of its 180 national federations, please visit: www.UnitedWorldWrestling.org, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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