VICTORY TOUR

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HELP RAISE AMERICA’S GREATEST GENERATION

 

Courageous.  Hard working.  Resilient.

Rising to any challenge

Persevering in every circumstance

Fighting to the last whistle

Resilient in defeat

Humble in victory

Refined in the fire

Our next great leaders

Our titans of industry

Our mighty warriors

Our teachers

Our sons and daughters

Champions in life

#LifeIsHard

 

LIFE IS HARD.  WRESTLING PREPARES YOU FOR THE CHALLENGE.

It’s a fact of life. Adversity is guaranteed. It’s how we respond to these challenges that makes the difference. Wrestling instills the values of courage, hard work, discipline, perseverance and humility. It forges character that lasts a lifetime and trains people to triumph over trials. This is the promise that wrestling delivers to our next generation.

 

THE Victory Tour

 

Join us for inspirational evenings with the toughest people on the planet - heroes from the military, our Olympic and wrestling greats, sports champions, stars from movies and entertainment, and some very special guests.

 

Help us grow the sport that turns young men and women into champions in life. With you on our team, we can't lose.

Speakers and Honored Guests

The Victory Tour features a star-studded line-up.  Meet members of USA's World Champion wrestling team.  Guests vary by location.

Randy Couture

THREE TIME UFC HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPION - American actor, retired mixed martial artist and former collegiate and Greco-Roman wrestler.

Jordan Burroughs

ALL HE SEES IS GOLD - Jordan has brought home the glory for USA as an Olympic champion and 4x World Champion. Originally from Sicklerville, NJ, he was a 2x undefeated NCAA champion for the University of Nebraska.

Gen. Robert B. Neller, USMC

37TH COMMANDANT OF THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS - Prior to his current assignment, he served as the Commander, Marine Forces Command and Commander, Marine Forces Central Command. He has served as an infantry officer at all levels, including during Operations JUST CAUSE, PROMOTE LIBERTY; RESTORE HOPE, and IRAQI FREEDOM.

Ben Jackson

INSPIRATIONAL WRESTER - Motivational speaker, college student, and athlete. Striving to change the world.

Helen Maroulis

OLYMPIC & 2X WORLD CHAMPION WRESTLER - Helen became the first American ever to win a gold medal in women's freestyle wrestling at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. At the 2017 World Championships she outscored her opponents 52-0.

Kyle Snyder

OLYMPIC, WORLD & NCAA CHAMPION - Kyle is an Olympic and 2x World wrestling champion, while still competing in college. He is a 2x NCAA champ, wrestling for Ohio State and going for his third straight title this year.

J'den Cox

OLYMPIC BRONZE MEDALIST - Besides his prowess on the mat, J'den is a talented singer on stage. As a wrestler for the University of Missouri, he was a 3x NCAA champion.

Scott Haze

ACTOR, WRITER, DIRECTOR – Scott is known for his breakout role in Child Of God, directed by James Franco. He was named a New York Times Breakout Actor and one of Variety’s Top 10 Actors to Watch.

John Bardis

ASST. SEC. U.S. DEPT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES - Mr. Bardis founded Hire Heroes the largest non-profit veteran employment and training organization in the United States. He was also the founder of MedAssets one of the leading healthcare financial performance improvement companies in the United States.

Dan Gable

AMERICAN WRESTLING LEGEND - Dan Gable achieved greatness at every level of competition – Olympic and World champion, 3x NCAA champion and 15x NCAA champion coach at Iowa University.

Maj. Gen. Paul Kennedy

COMMANDING GENERAL, MARINE CORPS RECRUITING COMMAND - Personal decorations include the Legion of Merit with two Combat “V” and two gold stars; Bronze Star Medal; Purple Heart; Combat Action Ribbon with Bronze Star; Presidential Unit Citation, and Navy Unit Commendation with Gold Star.

Thomas Gilman

WORLD SILVER MEDALIST - Iowa Hawkeye Thomas Gilman is a 3x All-American who is leapfrogging his way to the top of World competition.

James Green

James is a 2x World medalist and 4x NCAA All-American. He wrestled for the University of Nebraska and is originally from New Jersey.

Jason Hall

NOMINATED FOR AN ACADEMY AWARD FOR AMERICAN SNIPER, which he wrote and executive produced, Jason’s directorial debut Thank You For Your Service premieres this fall. The film explores the true story of a group of US soldiers returning home from Iraq. Hall grew up wrestling and was a 2x AAU western US champ and a 2x CIF southern section champ.

Alli Ragan

WORLD SILVER MEDALIST - Alli is a 2x World medalist and 2x college national champion, wrestling for King University in Tennessee.

Congressman Markwayne Mullin

U.S. CONGRESSMAN - He serves Oklahoma's 2nd Congressional District with his wrestling and MMA fighting spirit to bring common sense and self-reliance to our nation's capital.

Becka Leathers

WORLD BRONZE MEDALIST - From Choktaw, Oklahoma, Becka is a multi-time national champion, including Cadet and Junior Nationals. She won the college national championship as a freshman at Oklahoma City University.

Lee Kemp

WRESTLER OF THE DECADE - Lee won everything - America's first 3x World Champion, 3x NCAA champion at Wisconsin, and beat Dan Gable - while only having started wrestling in the 9th grade.

Nick Gwiazdowski

WORLD BRONZE MEDALIST - Nick competed for NC State in college, twice winning the NCAA championship. He was the #1 Heavyweight recruit in the nation coming out of high school in New York.

Matt Ghaffari

OLYMPIC SILVER MEDALIST - Matt is America's most decorated Greco-Roman wrestler, famous for his matches with the Russian Bear - Aleksandr Karelin. Matt has three World medals, is a 4x World Cup Champion and 9x Pan Am Champ.

Dan Russell

FOUR-TIME NCAA ALL-AMERICAN - Dan is co-author of the book “Finish Strong” that is soon to be made into a Hollywood movie.

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Tour Schedule

Sept. 9 - Detroit, MI @ Marine Week

Victory Tour Kick-off to celebrate USA's World Championship and support Beat the Streets Detroit

Cobo Center

1 Washington Blvd.

Detroit, MI

SOLD OUT

 


Jan. 25, 2018 - Dallas, TX
Tickets Available Soon!

 

 

Mar 15, 2018 – Cleveland, OH @ NCAA Tournament

Tickets Available Soon!

 

 

 

Apr 20, 2018 – Iowa City, IA @ 2018 World Cup
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June 21, 2018 – Los Angeles, CA

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