March 11, 2016 at Cresco, IA
The 15th edition of the Iowa-Minnesota Border Battle saw 5 of the 14 matches decided by 1 point, and 4 more decided by just a couple points. Team Iowa won 9 of the 14 matches, but the event was far from one sided. Iowa jumped out to a 12-0 lead, Minnesota closed to 18-13 but then lost back-to-back 1 point matches. Iowa won 2 of the last 3 to end the team scoring at 31-16. The win for Iowa makes the series score 8-7, in their favor.
The Iowa-Minnesota Border Battle is sponsored by the Iowa Wrestling Hall of Fame, located in Cresco.