Last year IAwrestle introduced the Night of Conflict event held inside Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The event featured 16 matches in which some of the best talent the state of Iowa high school wrestling had to offer went toe-to-toe with others from around the country. This year we are shaking things up!

Making his debut at the Night of Conflict will be none other than New Hampton state champion, Keaton Geerts. Geerts has had a monster year, that really started last summer where he finished one win short of All-American status at Fargo. Since then he has won a state title, and medaled at national tournaments like UWW Cadets and FloNationals.

His opponent will be a familiar face to the Night of Conflict in Illinois prep Jason Renteria of Oak Park River Forest High School. A former Hawkeye recruit, Renteria downed Bettendorf prep Jack Wagner 7-5 in one of the evening’s main bouts. Renteria has since de-committed from Iowa.

The matchup was announced on this week’s episode of Potentially Dangerous. Stay tuned to all things IAwrestle for more matchups and news regarding this year’s event!

Flowrestling ranks Renteria #2 at 132, and Geerts at #11.


The IAwrestle Team is proud to announce that this October we will be hosting a premier wrestling event titled “The Night of Conflict 2”, and will pit some of the best talent that the state of Iowa has to offer in a head-to-head battle for supremacy of each weight class. The event is scheduled for October 14, 2016 in Carver-Hawkeye Arena and it will take place the day before the preseason tournament, the Conflict at Carver, whose proceeds directly benefit the Hawkeye Wrestling Club.

Following weigh ins for the Conflict at Carver, wrestlers who have registered for the tournament will receive automatic admission into the Night of Conflict, free of charge. Tickets for the Night of Conflict will also be available for purchase at the door.


Friday, October 14, 2016 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (CDT) Add to Calendar


Carver-Hawkeye Arena – 1 Elliot Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242 – View Map


Floor seats not available at this time but general admission can be purchased at this time. Buy TICKETS

Your tickets will be scanned for entry and no reentry will be allowed. Each individual will need to print their ticket. *You can purchase as many as you like but make sure you print each ticket for entry*

*Wrestling lineup is subject to change*

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