3:00pm to 7:30pm
United World Wrestling, USA Wrestling, and Titan Mercury Wrestling Club are proud to bring the top 8 men's freestyle teams in the world to the Forum in Inglewood, California.
This will be the last competition on American soil before Team USA heads to Brazil for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games!
The 8 teams will be divided into two pools of 4 (Pool A and Pool B). After the pools, all teams will compete against their corresponding place winner for final placement. For example, the 1st place team from Pool A will then wrestle the 1st place team from Pool B for the Gold medal match.
Teams will compete in only the 6 Olympic weight classes.
Men’s Freestyle Wrestling World Cup Featuring wrestling’s top competitors, the highly-anticipated 2016 World Cup will take place on June 11-12 in front of a packed house at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif.
The Men’s Freestyle Wrestling World Cup is among the sport’s most important annual international competitions, pitting the world’s top eight men’s freestyle wrestling teams against one another. This year, the World Cup will serve as the teams’ final meet before this summer’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The host United States of America will be one of the eight teams in this year’s field. They’ll be competing against (alphabetically): Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Iran, Mongolia, Russia and Turkey. Iran took home the team championship at the 2015 Men’s Freestyle Wrestling World Cup, while the U.S. finished second and Azerbaijan placed third.
General admission for both the Saturday and Sunday sessions are just $60 total or $35 for individual days. Preferred seating options are available for $85 for both Saturday and Sunday, or $55 individually. Attendees can purchase tickets for the popular international competition through Ticketmaster.
For more information, visit: www.wrestlingworldcup.com
125 Paseo De La Plaza Los Angeles, CA 90012-2932, Los Angeles, 90012
3:00pm to 7:00pm
LA Weekly presents Tacolandia 2016 at El Pueblo de Los Angeles in DTLA. Our fourth annual gourmet taco festival will feature more than 100 top taco vendors curated by the World's First Tacorazzo, Bill Esparza. All restaurants have tasty samples of their signature gourmet tacos for all to enjoy. Complete with live mariachi music, cash bars with beer, wine and cocktails as well as awards for best tacos in various categories presented by The Vendys, Tacolandia 2016 will be LA Weekly's largest event of the year and one not to be missed.
Saturday June 11th, 2016
3pm – 7pm
El Pueblo de Los Angeles
125 Paseo de la Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90012