Bruce Baumgartner Elected President Of USA Wrestling

Yesterday in Colorado Springs, Bruce Baumgartner was elected President of USA Wrestling.  This position was previously held by Jim Ravanack. 

USA Wrestling sent out the following tweet from the Board of Directors meeting.

According to this tweet from USA Wrestling's Richard Immel, Bruce was a unanimous choice.


Baumgartner is a living legend of USA Wrestling.  All told Bruce won two Olympic Gold medals at 130kg as well as three World Championships.  He tacked on another two Olympic medals as well as 6 other World medals.  All told he won 13 World/Olympic medals between 1983 and 1996.

He is also the current Athletic Director at Edinboro University and has been instrumental in building Edinboro into a National power both as a coach and an administrator.  

For more on the building of Edinboro check out The Program - Edinboro pt. 1: The Conception:


Nittany Lions Registered For The US Open

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After plenty of tweets and comments asking “Where’s Zain?” or “Is Bo wrestling 92?” we finally have our answers as the Nittany Lions have registered for this year’s US Open.

Updating The Race To Make The Pan Am Team At FloNats

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Tomorrow morning closes out the tenth edition of FloNationals, and the first time we've used freestyle and Greco. As the Pan American trials, the representative being sent to the UWW Cadet continental championships in Morelia, Mexico at the end of June will be determined.

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FloNationals Day 1 Freestyle Recap

Day I of Freestyle is in the books at FloNationals and the semi's for both the Cadet and Junior divisions are set.

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Jordan Burroughs & Chael Sonnen's Spirited Back And Forth

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Jordan Burroughs and Chael Sonnen were recently involved in a spirited exchange of ideas about MMA and wrestling on social media.

The Best of Greco At FloNationals

Greco Champs were crowned on the first day of FloNationals. Champs and placers will receive separation levels for the Cadet World Team Trials in Akron and also points in the race to make the Pan Am Team.

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Matt Parker Transfers From Lehigh To Penn State

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After spending two seasons at Lehigh, one in which he redshirted, Matt Parker has decided to leave the Mountain Hawks and transfer to Penn State.

2019 U.S. Open Preview 65kg: Chaos Is A Ladder

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The freestyle season is a game of thrones, with characters of all kinds vying for world team spots with the hope of ultimately sitting at the top of the ladder. At 65kg, the winner of what promises to be a chaotic U.S. Open gets a massive headstart to sit on the iron throne. 

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FRL 370: Jordan Burroughs vs Chael Sonnen

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This episode of FRL discusses Chael Sonnen's rant against Jordan Burroughs, US Open registration and has Kyle Bratke's Alien Hour.

Cody Brewer Hired As Virginia Tech Assistant

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Virginia Tech has hired 2015 NCAA champ Cody Brewer as an assistant coach. Below is the complete release from the Hokies athletic department.

FloNats Preview & Picks

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Here we go folks!

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