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Oklahoma State’s Jordan Oliver, Derek White to compete at 2019 Beat the Streets

The former Cowboys will wrestle in New York City.

USA Wrestling Beat The Streets Exhibition Photo by Elsa/Getty Images

Former Oklahoma State wrestling standouts Jordan Oliver and Derek White will compete in the “Grapple at the Garden” Beat the Streets benefit May 6 at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden. USA Wrestling announced the additions of Oliver and White on Wednesday along with three other matches to complete the 13-match lineup for the 10th annual event.

Oliver, a two-time NCAA champion and four-time All-American, will face former Ohio State star Joey McKenna at 65 kilograms, while White — NCAA runner-up at heavyweight this year — matches up against Nick Gwiazdowski, a two-time NCAA champion at North Carolina State and two-time World bronze medalist, at 125 kg.

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for the event, with the main event starting at 6 p.m. For the fifth straight year, FloSports will provide live and on-demand coverage on

The Beat the Streets benefit showcases the best of international wrestling and raises funds to support local youth wrestling programs in New York City.

2019 Beat the Streets “Grapple at the Garden”

Sarah Hildebrandt vs. Diana Weicker, 53 kg (W)

Mallory Velte vs. Linda Morais, 62 kg (W)

Jo Jo Aragona vs. Adam Busiello, 138 lbs.

Nathan Tomasello vs. Jack Mueller, 57 kg

Nick Suriano vs. Joe Colon, 61 kg

Jordan Oliver vs. Joseph McKenna, 65 kg

Bajrang Punia (IND) vs. Yianni Diakomihalis, 65 kg

James Green vs. Anthony Ashnault, 70 kg

Jordan Burroughs vs Ben Askren, 74 kg

David Taylor vs. Drew Foster, 86 kg

J’den Cox vs. Patrick Brucki, 92 kg

Kyle Snyder vs. Nishan Randhawa (CAN), 97 kg

Nick Gwiazdowski vs. Derek White, 125 kg