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2019 USA World Team member at 86kg, 2016 NCAA All-American, 2012 FILA Junior Nationals Champion, 2012 Junior World Championships Silver Medalist in Pattaya, Thailand

  1. Seeding 79kg At The WTT Is Not Easy

    Seeding 79kg At The WTT Is Not Easy

    Aug 26, 2021

    The World Team Trials will take place September 11-12 to determine the team that will compete in Oslo, Norway October 2-10. In this article we’ll explore what the top 8 seeds might look like for the competitors at 79kg in men’s freestyle.
  2. 86kg U - What Colleges Have Produced The Best At 86kg For Team USA

    86kg U - What Colleges Have Produced The Best At 86kg For Team USA

    Jul 3, 2021

    David Taylor will represent the United States at the Olympics at the 86kg 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 86kg from worlds and Olympics to see what college produces the best 86kg wrestlers.
  3. Men's Freestyle Olympic Trials Mega Preview

    Men's Freestyle Olympic Trials Mega Preview

    Mar 31, 2021

    The 2021 US Olympic Trials go down this weekend. All the action will be streamed either through NBC Sports Network or NBC's Peackock streaming service. Meanwhile, we'll have a watch party live throughout the trials to keep wrestling fans in the loop. Before all the action goes down, check out the contenders and challengers for the 2021 Olympic Trials.
  4. 2021 Olympic Trials Seed Projections

    2021 Olympic Trials Seed Projections

    Mar 29, 2021

    Olympic Trials week is finally here! Before official seeds come out later in the week, I wanted to take my best guess at how the seeding committee will see things. 
  5. David Taylor Is One Of The Best In The World P4P

    David Taylor Is One Of The Best In The World P4P

    Jul 9, 2020

    David Taylor was considered one of the best wrestling prospects in the US from a very young age. He fulfilled those expectations in high school, college, and now at the World Championship level. While David has only represented the US at one World Championship, his remarkable wins make him not only the top man at 86kg, but one of the best wrestlers in the world regardless of weight.
  6. PD3 Has Gone From Afterthought To Distinguished

    PD3 Has Gone From Afterthought To Distinguished

    Jul 3, 2020

    It’s no secret that Pat Downey and the NJRTC are a match made in heaven. Both parties have widely discussed the mutual beneficiality of the relationship.
  7. 7 Sure-Fire Ways Of Scoring From A 2-on-1

    7 Sure-Fire Ways Of Scoring From A 2-on-1

    May 12, 2020

    PD3 covers a lot of options is less than a minute in this video, so pay close attention and get the pause button ready. 
  8. The 6 Gnarliest Upper Body Attacks Known To Man

    The 6 Gnarliest Upper Body Attacks Known To Man

    May 6, 2020

    Some of the nastiest upper body attacks aren't even big throws. Watch this slide-by made famous by 2012 Olympic gold medalist, Togrul Asgarov. 
  9. Bader Show: Kevin Beazley, Brent Metcalf, Max Askren, And Pat Downey

    Bader Show: Kevin Beazley, Brent Metcalf, Max Askren, And Pat Downey

    Apr 6, 2020

    On this episode of The Bader Show, Bader and Nomad catch up with Kevin Beazley, Brent Metcalf, Max Askren, and Pat Downey.
  10. 86kg Matteo Pellicone UWW Ranking Series Preview

    86kg Matteo Pellicone UWW Ranking Series Preview

    Jan 10, 2020

    The intrigue at 86kg begins with NCAA All-Americans, three of whom represent the United States and two representing other countries. Add in a whole bunch of other accomplished international guys, and this weight class should be fun.
  11. Spey's Stupid Pod: Folkstyle Rule Changes & Jiu-Jitsu

    Spey's Stupid Pod: Folkstyle Rule Changes & Jiu-Jitsu

    Oct 17, 2019

    Michael Sears, the cool and chill guy of jiu-jitsu, has an extended conversation with Spey about his life in the sport of grappling, and how he became one of the newest team members at FloSports. What a fun time with pals!