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Junior Worlds -  WM Freestyle Updates

Draws, Updates, and Results for Women's Freestyle competition in Zagreb, Croatia at the Junior World Championships. U.S. Day II Results 48KG - Milana Dadasheva (RUS) fall Cody Pfau 55KG - Becka Leathers fall Anastassia Krasanova (EST) 55KG - Tatyana Kit (UKR) dec. Becka Leathers, 6-4 55KG - Amber Maschke (CAN) fall Becka Leathers 63KG - Alexis Porter dec. Marie Fidje (NOR), 6-2 63KG - Burneebataar Nyamgerel (MGL) dec. Alexis Porter, 7-2 72KG - Victoria Francis fall Pooja Pooja (IND) 72KG - Anzela Kataeva (RUS) dec. Vict...

FILA Updates Freestyle Rankings

Golden Grand Prix Finalists Highlight FILA World Rankings in Men’s Freestyle By William May CORSIER-SUR-VEVEY, Switzerland (August 5) – Despite one of the busiest months on the FILA calendar, and accounting for some churn in the middle, there was little changes at the top of FILA World Rankings for Freestyle – even with a number of the top-ranked wrestlers in action. World and Olympic Games champion Jordan BURROUGHS (USA) showed again that he is the world’s top welterweight with a triumph at the Pan American Championship...

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Bones Jones vs Cormier: Who Wins the Wrestling Battle?

We all saw the Media Day brawl yesterday between Jon "Bones" Jones and Daniel Cormier.  As expected, there was some post-brawl trash talking on Twitter.  I put you on your back in six seconds — Jon Bones Jones (@JonnyBones) August 4, 2014 The verdict's still out on who's going to win this highly anticipated UFC 178 title bout, and call me crazy, but I think the verdict's still out on who's going to win the wrestling match up here too (I'm guessing most of you will give the edge to Cormier).   I don't exactly have an apples-...

Mike Dixon Named Associate Head Wrestling Coach At ODU

Courtesy: ODU Athletics NORFOLK, Va. – Mike Dixon was named the Associate Head Wrestling Coach at Old Dominion University, as announced by Head Coach Steve Martin on Monday afternoon. “This promotion is our way of recognizing Mike’s commitment to the Old Dominion wrestling program,” said Martin. “Mike is one of the top assistant coaches in the country and we wanted to make sure that he knew how important he is to our current and future success.” Dixon enters his tenth season with the Monarch wrestling team, a...

Jones and Cormier Brawl at UFC Staredown

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is set to fight challenger Daniel Cormier at UFC 178 in September. They had a staredown photo opportunity that turned into one, if not the biggest pre-fight brawl in UFC history. Here are a couple different video angles of the scuffle. Here is one from Instagram

JR World Greco - Final Results

Draws, Updates, and Results for Greco Roman Competition in Zagreb, Croatia at the Junior World Championships. U.S. Day II Notes It was a slightly better day for the U.S. Greco Team on Day II at JR Worlds. After going 1-4 on Tuesday, USA is currently 4-4 with one wrestler in a medal bout. Adam Coon (120KG) did most of the damage, winning three straight matches to reach the semifinals where he fell to defending JR World Champion, Sergei Semenov of Russia. He then bounced back to pick up a Bronze medal, the only medal for the U.S., by sticking Ara...

Just The Facts: Hawkeye Wrestling Club King Of 2014

Bottom Line: Who gets the most guys on Freestyle World Teams. Where do they train? What club is king of 2014? Let’s look at it by the numbers. There are some HS guys on the Junior World Team, they’re not really factored in. I’m simply referring to the guys at training centers at various Universities or the OTC. When you get out of High School where is the best place to train to get on a World Team? The answer may change from year to year, but for right now the Hawkeye Wrestling Club is the place to be. Hawkeye Wrestling Club-4...

America's Best Junior Team Heads To Croatia

LIVE STREAM Via FILA Best ever? Difficult to tell. But one thing's for certain, the U.S. Men's Freestyle team is the most anticipated in recent memory. Along with the U.S. Women and Greco teams, the 8-man star-studded squad heads to Zagreb, Croatia to compete at a Junior World Championships from which many expect a basket full of medals. The U.S. has posted two Top 5 finishes in the last five years and this team is expected to surpass that. In 2009 the U.S. had medalists in Dom Bradley (Gold), Jordan Oliver (Bronze), and Andrew Howe (Bronze) al...

Dennis Papadatos Named Hofstra Head Coach

The search for the next head coach at Hofstra is over. Dennis Papadatos, a Hofstra Alum and veteran coach has been named the next Head Coach at Hofstra University.   Papadatos has been coaching for years and had a 3 year stint as an assistant at Hofstra.  Before being named Head Coach of Hofstra, Papadatos coached at UNC, Binghamton and Northern Illinois.  Papadatos was a 2000 graduate of Hofstra where he earned 97 career victories and qualified for NCAA's twice at 157.  Papadatos is a native of Long Island, NY, so familiari...

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