Last year was a first for the Night of Conflict, but out of all 31 competitors, Aden Reeves stood alone in one respect. He was the only freshman that competed in the event, taking on seasoned veteran Justin Portillo at 113 pounds. This year Reeves will be the first participant from Iowa to return to the Night of Conflict.
Last year it was a no brainer to invite Aden Reeves, who at the time was coming off All-American honors in both freestyle and Greco-Roman at the Cadet National championships. Not much has changed as Reeves placed third as a freshman in 2A, and was once again able to return to the podium placing eighth at the national tournament. Reeves is not only one of the best wrestlers in the state, but FloWrestling has him tabbed as the #30 wrestler overall in the class of 2019.
For his opponent we looked to our neighbor in the south and found Oak Grove’s Connor Brown. Brown is a three-time Missouri state champion is currently ranked #15 at 120 pounds by FloWrestling.
ANNOUCED MATCHUPS FOR NIGHT OF CONFLICT:
ABOUT NIGHT OF CONFLICT:
The IA Wrestle 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 country 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. The dual will be broadcasted on FloWrestling.
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)
Carver-Hawkeye Arena – 1 Elliot Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242 – View Map
VIP Tickets are now available in addition to general admission. 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*