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Dake is a native of Ithaca, New York who wrestled at Cornell University. There he became the third wrestler to win four NCAA Division I titles and the first to win each title in four different weight classes. Dake's success has continued on the senior level, where he is a two-time and defending World Champion at 79 kg.

  1. Tokyo Olympic Wrestling Betting Odds Breakdown

    Tokyo Olympic Wrestling Betting Odds Breakdown

    Jul 17, 2021

    Barstool just put out Olympic betting odds for every wrestling weight class being contested at Tokyo. They are the most comprehensive odds we've seen (if you know of others, please let me know!) which lends itself to careful analysis in our quest to find wagering value.
  2. 74kg U - What Colleges Have Been The Best At 74kg?

    74kg U - What Colleges Have Been The Best At 74kg?

    Jun 28, 2021

    Kyle Dake will represent the United States at the Olympics at the 74kg weight class this August in Tokyo. Leading up to the Olympic Games, we’ll be exploring what colleges contribute the most World/Olympic team members and medals by weight class. In this article, we’ll analyze the last 30 years of results at 74kg from worlds and Olympics to see what college produces the best 74kg wrestlers.
  3. Best Country At 74kg - USA Vs Russia

    Best Country At 74kg - USA Vs Russia

    Jun 26, 2021

    As the Olympic Games approach, we're going through a series of articles looking at what countries are historically the best at each Olympic weight. In this article, we’ll look at 74kg by analyzing the results from the World Championships and Olympic Games since 2000.
  4. 74kg Olympic Preview - Will Kyle Dake Dethrone Sidakov?

    74kg Olympic Preview - Will Kyle Dake Dethrone Sidakov?

    Jun 24, 2021

    Kyle Dake is Team USA’s Olympian at 74kg in a field that includes 2 past world champions and 6 other world medalists. This 74kg Olympic preview will give an overview of Dake’s senior level career and explore the careers of each of his potential competitors in Tokyo. We'll also break down the competitors into tiers based on medal contenders, dark horses and long shots at the Olympic Games.
  5. Olympic Seeds Are Set - Brutal Draws Loom For Team USA

    Olympic Seeds Are Set - Brutal Draws Loom For Team USA

    Jun 10, 2021

    With the conclusion of the Poland Open, seeds for this summer’s Olympic Games are final. Take a look below at the top 4 seeds at each weight and what this means for Team USA’s men’s freestyle team in Tokyo.
  6. Bracket Breakdown - Men's Freestyle At Pan-Ams

    Bracket Breakdown - Men's Freestyle At Pan-Ams

    May 27, 2021

    Men’s freestyle at the 2021 Pan-Am Championships will begin Sunday, May 30th at noon (EST). The brackets have already been released for all 10 weights and can be found here. Take a look at a breakdown for each Men’s Freestyle competitor for Team USA.