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Bader Show: Colon, Ralph, Ryan Bader, And The Minnesota Coaching Staff

Bader Show: Colon, Ralph, Ryan Bader, And The Minnesota Coaching Staff

On this episode of The Bader Show, Bader and Nomad sit down with Joe Colon, Anthony Ralph, Ryan Bader, Brandon Eggum, Luke Becker, and Trevor Brandvold

May 13, 2020 by David Bray
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On this episode of The Bader Show, Bader and Nomad sit down with Joe Colon, Anthony Ralph, Ryan Bader, Brandon Eggum, Luke Becker, and Trevor Brandvold

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On this episode of The Bader Show, Bader and Nomad sit down with Joe Colon, Anthony Ralph, Ryan Bader, Brandon Eggum, Luke Becker, and Trevor Brandvold

Order of Show

0:03 – Joe Colon talks about his saga to make the 2018 World Team

0:05 – Colon compares 2018 to other senior level summers

0:07 – The moment Colon found out he might compete at Worlds

0:08 – Competing at the 2018 World Championships and having team USA resources

0:22 – Olympic postponement and impact on Colon

0:25 – Making 57kg and lifestyle changes

 

0:32 – Joe Colon asks Anthony Ralph for a recruiting tip

0:33 – Ralph’s wrestling career

0:35 – Ralph’s time at Kent State and his injury

0:40 – Ralph’s coaching career

0:44 – How Ralph started recruiting

0:46 – Landing Joey Davis at Notre Dame was massive

0:49 – Getting to Ohio State

0:53 – The timeline of Ralph’s diagnosis

0:55 – Developing the recruiting coordinator role

0:59 – Recruiting Joey Davis

 

1:01 – Coach Ralph asks Ryan Bader about overcoming adversity

1:04 – Bader’s evolution since college wrestling

1:08 – Fighting wrestlers with well-rounded skillsets

1:09 – Does Bader like wrestling or MMA more?

1:11 – Getting over a rough patch of fights

1:14 – What was wrestling training like 15 years ago?

1:16 – How MMA training has evolved

1:19 – How does Bader separate MMA from his home life?

1:20 – Bader on being the main event

1:23 – Why fighting Fedor felt different

1:27 – Executing a game plan during a cage fight

1:30 – What can wrestling learn about promotion from MMA?

 

1:32 – Ryan Bader asks Coach Eggum how wrestling training has evolved

1:34 – Catching up with the Minnesota coaching staff

1:37 – The day NCAAs were canceled

1:39 – The NCAA venue at US Bank Stadium

1:44 – Minnesota trivia game

1:59 – Brock Lesnar lifting a car to make an extra parking space