'Grapple At The Garden' May 6 Beat the Streets/USA Wrestling Tickets at Hulu Theater On Sale Today
Annual youth non-profit Beat the Streets Fundraiser To Feature Select 2018 U.S. Men's and Women's World Team, NCAA Winners In 10th Annual Event
By: Beat the Streets
Tickets are priced starting at $30. A variety of donation packages which include "Grapple in the Garden" tickets are also available at https://www.btsny.org/
Beat the Streets, Inc. will invite select members of the 2018 U.S. Men's Freestyle World Team, which placed second in the 2018 World Championships and won seven World medals, as well as select top USA women's wrestlers. The competing athletes from USA Wrestling and NCAA schools will be announced at a later date.
"We are pleased to be able to allow so many more fans to experience the BTS 'Grapple at the Garden' in person that the additional capacity at Hulu Theater at MSG provides," said Beat the Streets Executive Director Brendan Buckley. "There are a wide variety of donation levels and ticket seating options to fit fans' budgets. And, the introduction of the NCAA champions as the Team USA opponent will give fans the opportunity to see the next wave of great American wrestlers in action."
Beat the Streets Benefit competitions, which began in 2010, have since become a major showcase of the best of international wrestling. This unique and electrifying annual event has helped Beat the Streets raise millions of dollars to support local youth wrestling programs which empower young people in New York City.
The first Beat the Streets Benefit was held on the U.S.S. Intrepid, an aircraft carrier docked on the west side of Manhattan. Since then, the benefit has taken place at other notable New York City spots like Grand Central Station and Times Square. Team USA has faced off against teams from around the world including Japan, Cuba, Russia and Iran. Last year, the competition was hosted at the new Pier 17 in the Seaport District and included the highly anticipated Burroughs vs. Chamizo match.
The 2018 U.S. World Team, which competed in Budapest, Hungary, featured 2018 World champions Kyle Dake, David Taylor and J'den Cox, 2018 World silver medalist Kyle Snyder, and 2018 World bronze medalists Joe Colon, Jordan Burroughs and Nick Gwiazdowski. Burroughs and Snyder are both multiple Olympic and World champions. Others on the USA team included 2016 World champion Logan Stieber, two-time World bronze medalist James Green and 2017 World silver medalist Thomas Gilman.
New York City's Madison Square Garden is one of the most famous sporting and entertainment venues in the world. The Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden is an impressive venue with the capacity to seat over 5,000. The theater has hosted notable wrestling events including the 1998 Goodwill Games wrestling competition and the 2017 Grapple at the Garden college wrestling event.