NBC Sports Network Announces Details For "The Rumble On The Rails"
An int'l wrestling match from Grand Central Station will anchor NBC Sports Network's afternoon lineup May 15. The sports channel will carry a U.S.-Iran freestyle match from 3:30-5:00pm ET, with Jason Knapp, Rulon Gardner and Jimmy Roberts calling the action. The match is part of "The Rumble on the Rails," a live wrestling match between teams from the U.S., Iran and Russia. It raises funds for youth wrestling programs in N.Y.
The U.S. and Russian teams will compete from 6:00-7:30pm in a match that will be carried on Universal Sports Network. Knapp will do play-by-play on Universal Sports, with Roberts serving as a reporter. The network has not settled on an analyst.