Bader Show: Pat Smith, Frank Beasley, Cam Caffey, And Tom Lawlor

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On this episode of The Bader Show Bader and Nomad are joined by Pat Smith, Frank Beasley, Cam Caffey, and Tom Lawlor.

Order of Show

0:02 Pat Smith’s wrestling background

0:07 when did Pat Smith develop a love for training?

0:08 Pat Smith’s introduction to Greco and developmental career

0:15 mustache talk

0:16 developing Greco skills in the US folkstyle system

0:19 Greco hot beds

0:22 Nomad and Pat Smith are basically the same guy

 

0:23 Pat Smith asks Frank Beasley where “Be Uncommon” comes from

0:25 Beasley’s quarantine beard

0:26 Beasley’s wrestling background

0:29 Beasley’s parent’s used wrestling to motivate him in other things

0:30 high school wrestling for Frank Beasley

0:32 Beasley’s college career

0:35 How did Beasley become such a good recruiter?

0:39 Getting from Bloomsburg to Buffalo to Binghamton to NC State to George Mason

0:45 Learning from Pat Pop

0:46 When did Beasley know he could be a head coach?

0:47 how has coaching changed during Beasley’s career?

0:50 why should top athletes go to George Mason?

 

0:53 Frank Beasley asks Cam Caffey what he knows about Centralia High School

0:56 growing up wrestling in southern Illinois

0:57 Caffey’s pin streak

1:00 When did Cam know he would wrestle in college

1:06 Caffey’s top schools as a recruit

1:08 The many phases of Cam Caffey’s hair

1:13 Cam’s expectations coming into college

1:16 Caffey’s expectations for himself now

1:17 How Cam feels about this season

1:21 Cam Caffey can zero in during matches

1:24 Does Cam Caffey think during his matches?

 

1:25 Cam Caffey asks Tom Lawlor about his most important MMA development

1:29 How focused was Lawlor on wrestling?

1:31 Did Lawlor know how big MMA would become?

1:33 Why did Lawlor want to fight?

1:34 The entertainment side of MMA

1:36 Lawlor’s development as an entertainer

1:40 the point of entertainment is to draw you in

1:43 It’s more fun to be a heel

1:45 Antics to get the crowd on your side

1:47 why is it more fun to be a heel in pro wrestling?

1:49 how much input does the organization have about how Lawlor entertains?

1:52 extreme crowd reactions to Lawlor

1:55 Lawlor’s final word on why amateur wrestling is so great

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After a third-place finish at the 2019 California state championships, Andre Gonzales took the country by storm when he went to Fargo and left as the Junior freestyle and Greco-Roman champion at 106. The Poway product followed his performance up in the FargoDome with a California state title in 2020, finished the season as the nation's second-ranked 106-pounder in the country, and currently sits at #39 on the Junior Big Board.

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