Three-time NCAA champion at Oklahoma State. Originally from Wisconsin, now competing with the Cliff Keen Wrestling Club.
Why 79 Is The Wildest Men's Freestyle Weight Class At The 2023 US Open
Apr 19, 2023As a qualifying tournament for Final X, this year's edition of the US Open has brought out a deeper level of talent than we've seen in Vegas in recent memory. Chief among the most loaded brackets will be 79 kilos in the men's freestyle divisions.
USA's U23 Men's Freestyle Team And Their Biggest Challengers
Oct 13, 2022Team USA is bringing a very experienced men's freestyle squad to the U23 World Championships in Pontevedra, Spain. Every team member is a medal threat, but they'll have plenty of international challengers. Below is a breakdown of the toughest competitors we're expecting to see at each weight class.
11 Must-See Session 2 World Team Trials Matches
May 21, 2022The World Team Trials are off to an incredible start. If you missed session one, check out highlights from some of the most exciting matches, then get ready for session two by reading about some of the best bouts on tap.
Projecting The 2022 World Team Trials Seeds
May 13, 2022The 2022 World Team Trials are set to go down in Coralville, Iowa May 21-22. This tournament will set the top two wrestlers at every weight who will wrestle-off for the world team spot in June at Final X. Seeds for the trials likely won't be released until a few days prior to the tournament, but because of its importance, we decided to predict what the top 7-8 seeds at each weight will look like. Take a look at those projections for men's freestyle below.
US Open Men's Freestyle Upperweight Preview + Predictions
Apr 28, 2022The US Open finally returns, and with it, a chance for the top senior level contenders to qualify for the World Team Trials Challenge Tournament in May, which determines who participates in Final X. Challenge Tournament seeds will also largely be determined by the results from the Open.
US Open Men's Freestyle Cheat Sheet
Apr 25, 2022In which we provide a quick guide to the men's freestyle weight classes at the USMC US Open.
Team USA Announces Yariguin Lineup
Jan 18, 2022By Taylor Miller-Gregorio, USA Wrestling
Five Big Questions One Month Before Iowa vs Oklahoma State
Jan 12, 2022What can you expect when Iowa (8-0) faces Oklahoma State (8-0) on Saturday, February 12?The unique venue should come to mind. It doesn’t get much more innovative and creative than a dual on Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. Unless, of course, you hosted a November dual on a football field in Iowa.
Seeding 79kg At The WTT Is Not Easy
Aug 26, 2021The 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.
The Entire History Of The Jordan Burroughs - Kyle Dake Rivalry
Apr 1, 2021It could really happen. After almost a four year hiatus, Jordan Burroughs and Kyle Dake could wrestle once again; this time for a spot on the Olympic Team. The two had one of the best rivalries for a brief period at 74 kg until Dake moved up to 79 kg and won two World titles. Now, he’s back down to try and take what JB has kept from him in the past.
2021 Olympic Trials Seed Projections
Mar 29, 2021Olympic 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.
Reliving The Wild 2020 Spring & Summer Of RTC Transfers
Dec 11, 2020We're entering into a phenomenal era of US wrestling. More and more athletes are able to wrestle for a living full time post college and the RTC structure has been a big reason for this. The recent RTC Cup was a success and hopefully laid the ground work for similar events in the future. It also had me reminiscing about the wild time this spring and summer when it seemed like every other day a major athlete was transferring from one RTC to another.
Creating The Best Wisconsin D1 Lineup Of All Time
May 8, 2020A 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.
Bader Show: J Jaggers, Alex Dieringer, Gene Mills & ASU Coaching Staff
Apr 21, 2020Bader and Nomad are joined by J Jaggers, Alex Dieringer, Gene Mills, and the entire Arizona State coaching staff
Alex Dieringer Announces His Next Move
Apr 21, 2020Alex Dieringer came on this morning's Bader Show to make a special live announcement. He has decided to relocate from Stillwater to the Cliff Keen Wrestling Club in Ann Arbor, Michigan.