125 kg/275 lbs.– Nick Gwiazdowski, Raleigh, N.C. (Titan Mercury WC/Wolfpack RTC) dec. Dom Bradley, Ames, Iowa (Sunkist Kids), two matches to none. Bout One – Gwiazdowski dec. Bradley, 5-0 Bout Two – Gwiazdowski dec. Bradley, 3-1...

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97 kg/213 lbs.– Kyle Snyder, Woodbine, Md. (Titan Mercury WC/Ohio RTC) dec. Kyven Gadson, Ames, Iowa (Sunkist Kids), two matches to none Bout One – Snyder tech. fall Gadson, 10-0, 2:38 Bout Two – Snyder tech. fall Gadson, 13-2...

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This week on Global Wrestling News: – Freestyle World Team Trials recap and reaction – Penn RTC Head Coach, Brandon Slay – U.S. World Team member, BJ Futrell – Kevin Jackson joins U.S. National freestyle staff – Northern Iowa and Fresno State join the Big 12 – Tony Ramos hints at retirement The show is...

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61 kg/134 lbs. – Logan Stieber, Columbus, Ohio (Titan Mercury WC/Ohio RTC) dec. Kendric Maple, West Lafayette, Ind. (Titan Mercury WC/Boilermaker RTC), two matches to none Bout One – Stieber dec. Maple, 9-8 Bout Two – Stieber tech. fall Maple, 10-0  ...

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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, Brad Johnson and special co-host Dom Bradley this Saturday from 9 to 11:00 A.M. (CT). Listen on the iHeartRadio App, KXNO.com,...

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BY GARY ABBOT – USA WRESTLING Olympic champion, two-time World champion and respected coach Kevin Jackson has been named National Freestyle Developmental Coach for USA Wrestling, the national governing body for wrestling in the United States. He will work within USA Wrestling’s National Teams Department, and on the staff of USA Wrestling’s National Freestyle Coach...

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This week on Takedown TV: – World Team Trials Recap + Interviews – Doug Schwab discusses Northern Iowa’s move to the Big 12 – One-on-one with Roger Reina on his return back to Penn Wrestling Watch online or on these cable networks/channels. Cablevision- Sundays at 4 p.m. Charter Cable- Thursday at 6:30 p.m., Friday 11:30...

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Junior World Team Trials Finals are SET

June 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Best-of-three Junior World Team Finals starts 5 PM (CT) 50KG – Malik Heinselman (Olympian WC) vs Cevian Severado (Xtreme RTC) 55KG – Daton Fix (Titan Mercury WC) vs Brandon Courtney (Sunkist Kids) 60KG – Mitchell McKee (Minnesota Storm) vs Austin Gomez (Gomez Wrestling Club) 66KG – Ryan Deakin (Northwestern) vs Patricio Lugo (Gladiator WC) 74KG...

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This week on Global Wrestling News: – W.I.N. Magazine’s Mike Finn, Bloodround Podcast’s Tommy Baranoski, IAwrestle’s Allix Williamson and Tony Hager break down and give predictions for the upcoming World Team Trials The show is hosted by Tony Hager and Scott Casber and is scheduled for online distribution each Friday on TheMat.com, TMWC1.com and TakedownWrestle.com...

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We learned last week of Northern Iowa’s intention to join the Big 12 conference for wrestling, but it turns out that the conference didn’t have it’s eyes only on the Panthers. The Big 12 will also add the newly reformed team out of Fresno State to it’s ranks, Associate Big 12 Commissioner Bob Burda told IAwrestle.com...

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Roger Reina on his return to Penn

June 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Photo by: Thomas C Weishaar PHILADELPHIA – The University of Pennsylvania’s Director of Intercollegiate Athletics and Recreation, Dr. M. Grace Calhoun, has announced that Roger Reina C’84 WEV’05 will return to his Hall of Fame roots as head coach of the Penn wrestling program. Reina originally led the Quakers from 1986-2005 and amassed a program-record...

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This week on Takedown TV: – One-on-one with Bellator’s Aaron Pico – University Nationals Recap + Interviews – Highlights and interviews from the 41st National Wrestling Hall of Fame Honors Weekend – Catching up with former Olympian Heath Simms Watch online or on these cable networks/channels. Cablevision- Sundays at 4 p.m. Charter Cable- Thursday at 6:30 p.m., Friday...

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After repeatedly flirting with a spot on the Greco national team over the past several years, Gopher alum Pat Smith broke through this weekend in Las Vegas, winning the 71-kilogram title to earn a spot on the American team for the 2017 World Championships, which will be contested in Paris this August. For the second...

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Takedown Radio June 03, 2017 –  Mike Chapman, Mike Finn, Tommy Baronoski, Alex Williamson Cover photo by John Sachs (Tech-Fall.com) Takedown Radio Archive...

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This week on Global Wrestling News: – U.S. National Freestyle Coach Bill Zadick on Joe Russell’s impact at USA Wrestling – One-on-one with Greco-Roman World Team Member Pat Smith – Virginia Assistant Coach Trent Paulsons joins GWN LIVE – Isaiah Martinez will stay put in Illinois – Owen Webster transfers to Minnesota – No. 17...

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The Mid-American Conference announced today that Southern Illinois University Edwardsville will join as an affiliate member in the 2018-19 seasons. The move is only for two sports, wrestling and men’s soccer. While this is interesting, it’s not exactly ground-breaking. The MAC has accepted affiliate members for five years, including Missouri, Old Dominion, and of course,...

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