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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

MANHEIM, Pa. (EMUEagles.com) — For the first time in Eastern Michigan University wrestling history, the Eagles garnered the top spot in the nation on the National Wrestling Coaches Association’s All-Academic teams, announced by the NWCA...

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NEW YORK CITY — Oklahoma State wrestling standout Alex Dieringer competed in Beat the Streets’ Salsa in the Square event on Thursday evening in Times Square, where he was victorious. The event featured Team USA...

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Lance Palmer’s Transition Into MMA

May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

World Featherweight Championship (Champion) Lance Palmer (9-1) vs. (Challenger) Chris Horodecki (21-5-1) In the main event, reigning WSOF World Featherweight Champion Lance Palmer (9-1) will put his title on the line for the first time...

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Beasley came to NC State with head wrestling coach Pat Popolizio in spring 2012. Prior to coming to coach the Wolfpack mat program, the two had worked together at Binghamton University in upstate New York...

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Austin DeVoe from Colorado School of Mines

May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

DeVoe took over as the institution’s Head Wrestling Coach in July 2014 after one season as the Interim Head Coach during the 2013-14 season. For the previous two seasons prior to his interim season, DeVoe...

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BATESVILLE, Ark. – A three-time United States Olympic wrestler alternate, a two-time All-American at Oklahoma State University and a former assistant coach on the staff at NCAA Division I Purdue University, Thomas Erikson has been...

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Coyte Cooper on Best of Brand Awards

May 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

The National Wrestling Coaches Association (NWCA), in coordination with Elite Level Sport Marketing (ELSM), has named 12 college programs as finalists for the 2014-15 Best of Brand Top Newcomer Award. The selected finalists chosen by...

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