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2019 World champion 92 kg

  1. Five Match Undercard Set For Jordan Burroughs vs David Taylor

    Five Match Undercard Set For Jordan Burroughs vs David Taylor

    Jan 11, 2021

    Three days after it was announced that Jordan Burroughs and David Taylor would be wrestling on January 13th instead of January 9th, we have a nice six-match card.

  2. Bader Show: Joey McKenna & J'den Cox

    Bader Show: Joey McKenna & J'den Cox

    Jan 6, 2021

    Bader and Bray sit down with Joey McKenna and J'den Cox who are both headed to Austin to compete on the Jordan Burroughs vs David Taylor card on January 9.

  3. Jordan Burroughs vs David Taylor Card By The Numbers

    Jordan Burroughs vs David Taylor Card By The Numbers

    Jan 5, 2021

    When Jordan Burroughs and David Taylor headline the January 9 card, they'll be joined by a number of incredibly credentialed athletes. The number of accolades this group has collected are staggering. Check out the stack of credentials earned by Saturday night's competitors.

  4. Nothing But Gold. Watch All 14 Titles Hauled In By The JB vs DT Field

    Nothing But Gold. Watch All 14 Titles Hauled In By The JB vs DT Field

    Jan 1, 2021

    Before you watch two incredible clashes between World champions, relive, in sequential order, the 14 moments that made each wrestler on this card #1 on the planet. Then, get hyped for Jordan Burroughs vs David Taylor, Adeline Gray vs Tamyra Mensah-Stock, and the return of J'den Cox as he takes on Hayden Zillmer.

  5. J'den Cox Is Making His Return On January 9. This Is Huge!

    J'den Cox Is Making His Return On January 9. This Is Huge!

    Dec 29, 2020

    J'den Cox hasn't competed since winning the Cerro Pelado in Cuba last February. That means we've been deprived of watching the best wrestler in the US regardless of weight. On January 9, he's coming back to take on his 2018 Final X foe Hayden Zillmer. Cox's return has been highly anticipated, and rightly so. Here are a few reasons J'den's return is so important.

  6. Full Jordan Burroughs vs David Taylor Card Set For Jan 9

    Full Jordan Burroughs vs David Taylor Card Set For Jan 9

    Dec 28, 2020

    Five-time World and Olympic champion Jordan Burroughs returns to the mat as he takes on 2018 World champion and two-time Hodge Trophy Award winner David Taylor in one of the biggest matches in US wrestling history. The undercard will feature five excellent matches headlined by a battle of World champions in Tamyra Mensah-Stock and Adeline Gray. The following is listed in match order

  7. J'den Cox Strives For Greatness

    J'den Cox Strives For Greatness

    Sep 14, 2020

    By Ashley Wang

    When J’den Cox first started school at the University of Missouri, his plan was to become an NCAA champion and to major in psychology. 

  8. Ranking Every Freshman NCAA Title Run Since 2010

    Ranking Every Freshman NCAA Title Run Since 2010

    Jun 12, 2020

    For a number of reasons, there has been a huge uptick in the past 10 years in the number of freshmen having success at the Division I level. From 2000-2009, there were four freshmen NCAA champions. From 2010-2019, there 13. That's over a 300% increase! We're now averaging more than one freshman champion per year. Anyway, I love ranking things, and I think many people enjoy critiquing my rankings, so I decided to rank every D1 NCAA title run made by a freshman, true or redshirted, from the past 11 years.

  9. 7 Best Freestyle Rivalries Of The Past Decade Ranked

    7 Best Freestyle Rivalries Of The Past Decade Ranked

    Jun 6, 2020

    Rivalries and wrestling go hand in hand. The one-on-one combat nature of the sport has always elevated the physical nature of rivalries while the modern age of social media and information has largely elevated the psychological nature as well as the hype around them.

  10. Creating The Best Missouri D1 Lineup Of All Time

    Creating The Best Missouri D1 Lineup Of All Time

    May 20, 2020

    A few weeks ago I asked my Twitter followers how they would put together an all-time great college dual team with the current weights using athletes from their home states. The responses were great and really got me curious. So, I did the research and have now putting together the best possible team for some of the top states, including some formidable back-up teams.

  11. J'den Cox Wins 2019 John Smith Award, as Freestyle Wrestler of the Year

    J'den Cox Wins 2019 John Smith Award, as Freestyle Wrestler of the Year

    Apr 17, 2020

    J'den Cox's list of 2019 accomplishments got longer earlier today as he received the John Smith Award as USA Wrestling's Freestyle Wrestler of the Year. Cox joins the elite group of wrestlers who have won this award including David Taylor, Kyle Snyder, and Jordan Burroughs who are still actively competing.

  12. Olympic Team Trials Postponed Until 2021

    Olympic Team Trials Postponed Until 2021

    Mar 31, 2020

    March 31, 2020 - USA Wrestling, Penn State Intercollegiate Athletics, the Bryce Jordan Center and U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee have collectively decided to postpone the U.S. Olympic Team Trials scheduled for April 4- 5, 2020 at the Bryce Jordan Center. 

  13. Bader Show: Kutler, Nico, J'den, & Jacarra

    Bader Show: Kutler, Nico, J'den, & Jacarra

    Mar 25, 2020

    On this interview episode of FRL, Bader and Bray check in with Jordan Kutler, Nico Megaludis, J'den Cox, and Jacarra Winchester

  14. 8 Big Questions After Announcement Of Olympic Postponement

    8 Big Questions After Announcement Of Olympic Postponement

    Mar 25, 2020

    On Tuesday, the 2020 Olympics were officially postponed until the summer of 2021. This was not surprising news given the impact COVID-19 has had on the cancellation of many live sporting events and the world more broadly, but now that it's official, the wrestling community has many questions to consider. Here are the 8 big questions we've been thinking about:

  15. Why I Love J'den At 97 KG

    Why I Love J'den At 97 KG

    Feb 12, 2020

    Yesterday, J’den Michael Tbory Cox announced that he would be moving up to 97 kg to try and make the Olympic Team.