Jordan Burroughs & Chael Sonnen's Spirited Back And Forth

null

Create a free account to unlock this article!

Get Started

Already a subscriber?  Log In

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

Burroughs went on Ariel Helwani's MMA Show last Monday to promote his upcoming supermatch with Ben Askren at the 2019 Beat the Streets NYC event


The line that piqued the interest of the MMA community was Burroughs saying that he was interested in giving the famous combat sport a try. 

Sonnen, an NCAA Division 1 All-American and Greco-Roman world silver medalist, responded by tendering Burroughs an offer on Twitter to do exactly that. 

Burroughs was nonplussed. 

Sonnen was less than thrilled with Burrough's response. 

Chael's pointed rejoinder left a negative impression on many in the wrestling community, especially given Sonnen's history of participation in, and promotion of, the sport of wrestling. Our own William Saylor voiced his displeasure on Thursday's episode of FRL. 

Burroughs also took umbrage with Sonnen's comments, particularly with those that pertained to pecuniary matters.

Naturally, Sonnen had yet another retort, this time on YouTube, in which he made several claims, some more dubious than others, but all that appeared to be in an effort to continue the conversation and keep them both in the social media spotlight. 

Will spirited exchange continue? We shall see!

Which States Have Produced The Most Who's #1 Competitors?

Get Hype For Who's #1 Co-Main Event

Unlock this video, live events, and more with a subscription!

Get Started

Already a subscriber? Log In

Entering its eighth year, Who's #1 has featured the nation's best high school wrestlers in the country year in and year out from coast to coast. After this year, 29 states will have been represented on Who's #1 cards. I don't think you will be surprised by the states that have had the most wrestlers throughout the history of Who's #1, but still cool to see nonetheless. 

Unlock this article, live events, and more with a subscription!

Get Started

Already a subscriber? Log In

Who's #1 Big 12 College Guide

null

Unlock this video, live events, and more with a subscription!

Get Started

Already a subscriber? Log In

It shouldn't come as a surprise that a historic conference like the Big 12, which currently has exactly 12 teams, will have a presence at the most prestigious high school event of the year. It also shouldn't come as a surprise that the historically best team from the Big 12, the Oklahoma State Cowboys, will be the team with the most recruits wrestling.

Unlock this article, live events, and more with a subscription!

Get Started

Already a subscriber? Log In

Bader Show: Joe Colon & Keith Gavin

Joe Colon & Keith Gavin

Unlock this video, live events, and more with a subscription!

Get Started

Already a subscriber? Log In

Bader and Bray catch up with World bronze medalist Joe Colon and Pitt Head Coach Keith Gavin.

Unlock this article, live events, and more with a subscription!

Get Started

Already a subscriber? Log In

FRL 555 - 8 Man Bracket Is Set, Senior Nationals Heating Up, Who's #1 Week

555. 8 Man Bracket Is Set

Unlock this video, live events, and more with a subscription!

Get Started

Already a subscriber? Log In

On episode 555 of FRL, the boys talk about the 8 man bracket being set, Senior Nationals registration heating up, and Who's #1 week is finally here.

Unlock this article, live events, and more with a subscription!

Get Started

Already a subscriber? Log In

Why Penn State Fans Need To Watch Who's #1

null

Create a free account to unlock this video!

Get Started

Already a subscriber?  Log In

Every year since the inaugural event in 2013, Penn State has had at least one future wrestler competing at Who’s #1. While that's impressive, it's not necessarily surprising considering the recruiting hall Cael Sanderson and co. at State College bring in every year. This year is no different with one already signed recruit and three more potential recruits that have shown interest in PSU. 

Unlock this article, live events, and more with a subscription!

Get Started

Already a subscriber? Log In

Bader Show: Jenny Wong & Kamal Bey

Jenny Wong & Kamal Bey

Unlock this video, live events, and more with a subscription!

Get Started

Already a subscriber? Log In

Bader and Bray catch up with World bronze medalist Jenny Wong and Junior World champ Kamal Bey.

Unlock this article, live events, and more with a subscription!

Get Started

Already a subscriber? Log In

Senior Nationals May Create A Unique Opportunity For Dean Heil

Dean Heil

For a time in Dean Heil’s college career, he owned the 141-pound weight class.

Unlock this article, live events, and more with a subscription!

Get Started

Already a subscriber? Log In

Reasons Iowa Fans Need To Watch Who's #1

null

Unlock this video, live events, and more with a subscription!

Get Started

Already a subscriber? Log In

One year after being held in historic Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa, Hawkeye fans will once again have several reasons to tune in, watch, and get excited for Who’s #1.

Unlock this article, live events, and more with a subscription!

Get Started

Already a subscriber? Log In

PA vs OH Showdown When Condomitti & Voinovich Square Off At Who's #1

84. 2020 WNO Breakdown

Unlock this video, live events, and more with a subscription!

Get Started

Already a subscriber? Log In

It will be a classic Pennsylvania-Ohio showdown when Jagger Condomitti and Victor Voinovich square off at Who's #1 for the nation's top spot at 152 lbs. It will be the second time Voinovich has appeared at Who's #1 while the top-ranked Condomitti will be making his first appearance at the prestigious event. 

Unlock this article, live events, and more with a subscription!

Get Started

Already a subscriber? Log In

Who's Registered So Far For 2020 Senior Nationals?

null

Unlock this video, live events, and more with a subscription!

Get Started

Already a subscriber? Log In

Senior Nationals are less than two weeks away, and registrations are rolling. Check out all of the currently registered athletes and their rankings. We used our domestic men's and women's freestyle rankings as well as greco rankings from Timmy Hands at 5 point move.

Create a free account to unlock this article!

Get Started

Already a subscriber?  Log In