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EAST LANSING, Mich. – Michigan State Athletics Director Mark Hollis has announced a coaching succession plan for the Spartan wrestling program. Tom Minkel, who has directed the program since 1991, will retire following his 25th...

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Takedown Radio #TDR946

June 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

http://traffic.libsyn.com/takedownwrestling/TDR06272015.mp3   The Fight Network presents Takedown Radio LIVE from the iHeart Studios in Des Moines. Takedown is powered by Kemin Industries and 04 Water as we take the pulse of America’s sport. Takedown Wrestling Radio from...

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Takedown Wrestling Episode 324

June 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

This week on Takedown; a tribute to the top American wrestlers from the 2014 season. Coleman Scott takes over in Chapel Hill, James Green get’s a ticket to the World Championships, and we go one-on-one with California’s...

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Takedown Radio #TDR945

June 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

http://traffic.libsyn.com/takedownwrestling/TD_RADIO_950.mp3 The Fight Network presents Takedown Radio LIVE from the iHeart Studios in Des Moines. Takedown is powered by Kemin Industries and 04 Water as we take the pulse of America’s sport. Takedown Wrestling Radio from 6/19/15...

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The Fight Network presents Takedown Wrestling Radio LIVE from the iHeart Studios in Des Moines, Iowa. Takedown is powered by Kemin Industries as we take the pulse of America’s sport. Join Scott Casber, Tony Hager,...

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Takedown Wrestling Episode 323

June 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

This week on Takedown; a two-part series on the World Team Trials in Madison. The NCAA takes a major stance against stalling and several college teams start looking for a new Head Coach....

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Old Dominion’s Mike Dixon

June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

  Mike Dixon enters his 11th season with the Monarch wrestling program. He was named associate head coach in 2014-15, after serving as an assistant coach from 2007-14 and as a volunteer assistant for the...

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  On behalf of everyone at Takedown, we want to dedicate this post to the real “Bull of the Woods” Virgil Runnels, also known as Dusty Rhodes. The pro wrestling icon passed away last week at the...

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Takedown Wrestling Episode 322

June 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

This week on Takedown; seven of eight return to the U.S. Greco Roman World Team. A Junior World medalist makes it back to Division I and a whole lot more.  ...

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By Stephen Stonebraker It’s discussed every season and of course the results are highly opinionated and subjective. Fans gather on message boards and at restaurants in between sessions at the NCAA tournament and often the...

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Takedown Radio #TDR943

June 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Fight Network presents Takedown Radio LIVE from the iHeart Studios in Des Moines. Takedown is powered by Kemin Industries and 04 Water as we take the pulse of America’s sport. Takedown Wrestling Radio from 6/06/15 features...

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Former Junior world medalist Patrick Downey joined Takedown Wrestling Earlier this week Junior World silver medalist and NJCAA national champion, Patrick Downey, announced via Twitter that he would continue his wrestling career at Iowa State...

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The Fight Network presents Takedown Radio LIVE from the iHeart Studios in Des Moines, Iowa. Takedown is powered by Kemin Industries as we take the pulse of America’s sport. Join Scott Casber, Tony Hager, Tim...

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Takedown Wrestling Episode 321

June 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

This week on Takedown; the Quakers add a legendary Wildcat to their coaching staff. Nine freestylers strike Gold in Akron, and we’ll and spend a little time with the one they call “Man Kind”. Takedown...

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Wrestling Needs More Comedy

June 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

“PINNED” is about a 35 Year old down and out former High School Wrestling Champion who coaches a middle school team of misfit kids. It’s the wrestling version of “The Bad News Bears,” “The Mighty...

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Who was Jeff Blatnick?

June 1, 2015 | 0 Comments