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Bader Show: Mike Poeta

Bader Show: Mike Poeta

Bader & Kyle Klingman talk with Mike Poeta, newly hired Head Coach of the University of Illinois.

Apr 26, 2021 by David Bray
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Bader & Kyle Klingman talk with Mike Poeta, newly hired Head Coach of the University of Illinois.

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Bader & Kyle Klingman talk with Mike Poeta, newly hired Head Coach of the University of Illinois.

Order of Show

0:00: UFC is back with fans and Bader couldn’t be happier.

1:00: Mike Poeta announced as new head coach at Illinois.

2:00: ‘It was all Illinois’ for Mike Poeta as a high school wrestler.

4:30: What makes former Illinois coach John Heffernan unique?

6:00: Team Poeta.

10:00: How did Mike Poeta get back into college coaching after running a wrestling club?

12:30: ‘I was so nervous during the process.’

15:00: What’s the plan at Illinois?

17:00: What will Poeta’s coaching staff look like?

20:00: Mike Poeta’s technical mind.

21:00: ‘We have to wrestle an exciting style.’

23:00: Will Mike Poeta still be on the mat as the head coach?

24:30: What are the similarities between the restaurant business and wrestling?

25:30: Relationship building.

26:30: Jordan Burroughs.

28:30: Wins and whoopings.

30:30: Where’s Heff?