Colon, Ruth, Rey Earn Spots in Finals

June 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Today, challenge tournaments for 57 kg, 70 kg, 86 kg, and 125 kg brackets took place, and fans that made the trek to Madison, Wisconsin were not disappointed with the action they were able to witness. 57 kg was exactly what fans expected, a bracket with excellent matchups. Cyclone wrestling coach and 2013 World Team...

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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 age of 69. In an industry dominated by strength and speed, what set Rhodes apart? He was just a regular guy;...

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World Team Trials Preview

June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

By IAwrestle.com This weekend all eyes will now turn to Madison, Wisconsin as they host the World Team Trials and this year all eight of the World Team spots are up for grabs. Last year, we saw Tony Ramos emerge seemingly out of thin air to become USA’s 57 kg representative. Iowa also got World...

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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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USA Wrestling Weekly, June 5th, 2015

June 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

USA Wrestling Weekly is a 30-minute show released each Friday which centers around news and information from USA Wrestling, the sport’s National Governing Body. Interviews, features and a look back at the past are all a part of USA Wrestling Weekly.  ...

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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 topic comes up. Who is the best to never win an NCAA title? Some fans take the question jokingly saying,...

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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 John Marchello, Jeremy Spates, Kevin LeValley, Dan Wirnsberger, Troy Nickerson, Rich Bender. Listen LIVE every Saturday on iHeart Radio. http://traffic.libsyn.com/takedownwrestling/TDR_943.mp3...

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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 University. Downey spoke with us about his journey from Maryland to Iowa and what his goals are at the Division...

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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 Harms, Stephen Stonebreaker and Brad Johnson this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. (CT) live on iHeart Radio or...

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By Alexandra Pernice | May 26, 2015, 10:27 a.m. (ET) Sharon Jacobson had not made a finals appearance at the U.S. Open since her last championship win in 2006. In fact, she had not competed in wrestling at all since her fourth-place finish at the 2012 U.S. Open. Instead, Jacobson had taken a hiatus from...

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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 Wrestling airs in 52 countries. Check your local cable providers for show listings on the Fight Network. Search “Takedown Wrestling”....

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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 Ducks,” with a hint of “Kingpin” and “Vision Quest”. You can help by visiting this website and donating as little...

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  Kocianski began wrestling on the Notre Dame High School scholastic wrestling team. She was the first female varsity wrestler in the school’s history. She became the North-East freestyle women’s champion (72 kg weight class) in 1999, and also won the 72 kg weight class at the New York State Fair Tournament the same year. At the...

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Steve Fraser is Growing Greco

June 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Richard Immel The National Collegiate Wrestling Association, United States Wrestling Foundation and USA Wrestling have teamed up to form the Go Greco Initiative with aspirations of providing a university level Greco-Roman league in the United States. The league will function under the established governance model of the NCWA by creating Greco-Roman programs at current...

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Who was Jeff Blatnick?

June 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Takedown Radio #TDR942

May 30, 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 5/30 /15 features Joe Russell, Mick Foley, Eric Keller, Brian Anderson, John Oostendorp, Shaun Lally. Listen LIVE every Saturday on iHeart Radio....

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