Cover photo Mark Lundy – Lutte Lens Former Iowa State assistant coach Trent Paulson will be joining his brother in Charlottesville, Virginia. The move comes after former Virginia assistant coach, Jordan Leen, left to take a job with the Pittsburgh wrestling program. Trent heads into Virginia after serving the two previous seasons as the paid...

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Takedown Wrestling TV: May 23, 2017

May 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

This week on Takedown TV: – Mark Perry and Tom Brands discuss the future of the Hawkeye Wrestling Club.  – USA Wrestling Greco-Roman Review with Rob Hermann, Dennis Hall and Andy Bisek. – Deron Winn on early success in mixed martial arts. – Live one-on-one with Fresno State Head Coach Troy Steiner Watch online or on...

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Mark Perry on his move back to Iowa City

May 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

This week on Global Wrestling News: – Beat the Streets Recap + Reactions – One-on-one with 2016 Olympian Robby Smith – Mark Perry’s immediate impact on Iowa City – Iowa tabbed No. 1 recruiting class for 2017 The show is hosted by Tony Hager and Scott Casber and is scheduled for online distribution each Friday...

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From the Casey’s General Stores Studios, Powerade presents Takedown Radio brought to you by Kemin and Cookies, the BBQ Sauce America Loves to Eat available at Fareway Food Stores. Join Scott Casber, Tony Hager, Travis Lloyd and Brad Johnson Saturday from 9 to 11:00 A.M. (CT)  the iHeartRadio App,  KXNO.com   or  TakedownWrestle.com 1460 KXNO. Call the Fareway...

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By: Sean Mael   57kg Registration List:   Thomas Gilman, Hawkeye Wrestling Club Skyler Petry, Minnesota Storm Joshua Portillo, Jackrabbit Wrestling Club Justin Portillo, Jackrabbit Wrestling Club   Thoughts: There are several small brackets in this tournament, but 57kg hosts one of the biggest favorites in any of the brackets in former junior world bronze...

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2017 Beat the Streets Press Conference

May 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Press conference for the 2017 Beat the Streets Benefit held at the New York Athletic Club, May 16. Featured speakers include Beat the Streets Executive Director Brendan Buckley, Chairman of Beat the Streets Mike Novogratz, U.S. men’s freestyle coach Bill Zadick, Japan Team Leader Kosei Akaishi, Olympic champion Helen Maroulis, Olympic champion Kyle Snyder. Also...

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d This week on Takedown TV: – One-one-one with Virginia Head Coach Steve Garland – Manager of Greco-Roman Programs at USA Wrestling Gary Mayabb – Austin Marsden discusses move from West Point to Buffalo – NCAA Division II Wrestler of the Year, Nick Becker, discusses his final season – Kyven Gadson inspiring youth in Iowa...

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Eric Thompson Returns to NLWC

May 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Cael Sanderson has added another national champion to his room, as Eric Thompson will be returning to State College, Pennsylvania this time to coach the Nittany Lion Wrestling Club (NLWC) at Penn State University. A three-time NAIA champion, Thompson is among the all-time greats that Grand View coach Nick Mitchell has produced during his time...

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Austin Marsden on his move to Buffalo

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Robby Smith Reflects on World Team Trials

May 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Last week IAwrestle was first to report that there were rumblings within the wrestling community that the University of Illinois Associate Head Coach Mark Perry and Iowa were in discussions to bring the former Hawkeye back into the program. Andy Hamilton of Trackwrestling is reporting that Perry is indeed headed back to Iowa and that...

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This week on Global Wrestling News: – One-on-one with 2016 Olympian Robby Smith – Cory Cooperman discusses taking over the New York Regional Training Center – Reactions to Alex Tirapelle resigning from the University of Pennyslvania – What is driving Division I dual attendance numbers? – J’den Cox chooses wrestling over football The show is...

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