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MIAA Warns High School Athletes About ‘Underground Wrestling Club’ Recruiting On Facebook

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BOSTON (CBS) – The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association is warning high school athletes about an underground fight club.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Carl Stevens reports

The MIAA says a person who calls himself “Manny Whelan” has been sending out Facebook messages to teens, offering them money to take part in an “underground wrestling club” held in local hotels.

β€œIt has come to our attention that this person has been contacting local male student-athletes for at least two years. This may not be exclusive to wrestling, so please inform ALL of your coaches, parents, and students,” the MIAA said in a statement.

Anyone with information should call the Massachusetts Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force at 978-451-3550.

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