Last week while the United States was sending a talented Junior freestyle team to Brazil to compete at the United World Wrestling’s Junior World Championships, a few of those wrestlers in that group were dubbed as a potential gold medal threats. Unfortunately, only one of those wrestlers was able to come home with a Junior...

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The United World Wrestling YouTube page has released all the videos from the recent Junior World Championships and below are the videos of all of the U.S. medal matches. You can visit the YouTube page yourself to go back and watch all of the matches from Brazil. Gold: Spencer Lee TF 10-0 Ali Reza Goodarzi...

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http://traffic.libsyn.com/takedownwrestling/TDR_953.mp3 The Fight Network presents Takedown Wrestling Radio LIVE from the iHeart Studios in Des Moines, Iowa. Takedown is powered by Kemin Industries and takes the pulse of America’s sport.   For contests and conversation use 866-333-5966 or 515-284-5966 from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. (CT). 0:04  – Jason Mester – Head Coach of Bloomsburg Huskies 0:15  – Eric Guerrero...

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Brendan Buckley Discusses 2015-16 Schedule

August 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. — Cal Poly’s 2015-16 wrestling schedule, announced Monday by director of athletics Don Oberhelman and head wrestling coach Brendan Buckley, features seven home dual meets and a trio of tournaments. For the third straight year, Cal Poly will host a dual meet outdoors in the University Union plaza, hosting Stanford on...

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Mike Evans to Cal Poly

August 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. — Mike Evans, a three-time NCAA Division I All-American wrestler at the University of Iowa, has been hired as an assistant coach with the Cal Poly wrestling program. Evans joins fifth-year head coach Brendan Buckley and third-year assistant coach Scotti Sentes on the Mustang coaching staff. Evans, who placed second three...

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Takedown Wrestling News – Episode 332

August 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

This week on Takedown, Spencer Lee wins his second world title in Salvador, Coleman Scott takes over the TarHeels, and C.D. Mock talks about his dismissal, and more. The Takedown Wrestling television program went on the air over six years ago presenting timely wrestling news in an entertaining and information packed television program. The show is aired...

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  The Fight Network presents Takedown Wrestling Radio LIVE from the iHeart Studios in Des Moines, Iowa. Powered by Kemin Industries, Takedown takes the pulse of America’s sport. This week’s cast of Takedown Radio includes Scott Casber, Tony Hager, Stephen Stonebraker, Jeff Murphy, Tim Harms and Brad Johnson. Join us this Saturday from 9 a.m....

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Lee Roper Joins UNI Coaching Staff

August 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

  Lee Roper has joined the team as a volunteer coach. Roper is the co-founder of Compound Wrestling Facilities in McDonough, Georgia. Since its inception in 2008, the club has coached 13 wrestlers who advanced as Division I athletes, including former All-American for UNI Joey Lazor and current Panther Jake Hodges. Roper was a four-year...

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C.D. Mock Speaks Out

August 17, 2015 | 1 Comments

No. 2 Ranked Nick Suriano Selects Penn State

August 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Penn State Nittany Lions got some big news today, when the nation’s #2 ranked wrestler and New Jersey prep, Nick Suriano, gave his commitment to wrestle his collegiate career there. Suriano is an undefeated three-time state champion for Bergen Catholic, and this past year he won both the Beast of the East tournament and...

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After a rough start to the competition, USA has finally earned it’s first medal at the UWW Junior World Championships in Brazil as Becka Leathers was able to dominate in her bronze medal match to earn some hardware. USA placed all four of it’s wrestlers into the bronze medal matches, which was enough to take...

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Alli Ragan Signs With Nike Wrestling

August 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Senior World Team Member, King University Wrestling and 2016 Olympic hopeful Alli Ragan has signed with Nike Wrestling....

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Hudson Taylor As an athlete in high school and college, Hudson Taylor often observed the use of homophobic language and demeaning humor, especially in sports. Soon after enrolling at the University of Maryland, he befriended LGBT students in his theatre classes and became increasingly aware of the pain caused by homophobic behavior. Hudson, who is...

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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 and takes the pulse of America’s sport. Join the cast of Takedown Radio including Scott Casber, Tony Hager, Jeff Murphy, Tim Harms and Brad Johnson this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 11...

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Day Three of the United Word Wrestling Junior World Championships concluded today in Brazil and once again ended with the American team coming up short on the medal stand. We have reached the half way point in the Championships and only one wrestler has made it to a medal match. But the women’s performance was...

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Junior Worlds: Stoll Takes Fifth on Day Two

August 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

The second day of action at the United World Wrestling Junior World Championships also provided little satisfaction for the American team, as the Greco-Roman team will be leaving Brazil without a medal. USA did come close to earning their first medal at the championships, when 120 kg wrestler Sam Stoll made it all the way...

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