Beat The Streets - New York City Wrestling

This article is reposted from FloWrestling.

AUSTIN, TX (April 24, 2016)- For the second straight year FloSports is excited to announce that FloWrestling will once again stream Beat The Streets New York City Gala, Thursday, May 19, in Times Square, as part of the annual fundraising Gala. 

This year's event, dubbed “United In The Square," will feature wrestlers from three Beat the Streets' city programs in addition to the main event: USA vs. Iran.

"We're excited to once again be working with Beat the Streets New York to bring this high-profile wrestling event into the homes of people across the country," FloWrestling General Manager Joe Williamson said. "It's a great opportunity to highlight some of the best wrestlers in the world, and also to raise awareness for a non-profit that is doing excellent work with youth."

The broadcast will begin at 3:45 PM EST on Thursday, May 19 on with matches that highlight wrestlers from the Beat the Streets program. At 4:45pm, the New York City PSAL Girls Dual Meet Championships will take place, with Iran taking on the United States following at 6pm EST. During the Iran vs USA match, BTSNY will present their annual outstanding awards to student athletes from the BTS program.

Not only will some of the biggest United States men’s freestyle stars be in action, but world champions Helen Maroulis and Adeline Gray will take on Samantha Stewart and Justina Di Stasio of Canada respectively.  

It was also recently announced that the next week’s winners of the UWW Junior Nationals at 55kg, 60kg, 74kg, and 84kg, will wrestle an Iranian opponent in Times Square as well. 

The line-up for the main event will be released shortly.

There's nothing better than wrestling in Times Square!

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