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Originally from Southern California, Anthony Valencia is an NCAA wrestler for the Arizona State Sun Devils. Anthony wrestled for St. John Bosco High School and trained at the infamous Monster Garage with the likes of Aaron Pico. He is the older brother of two-time NCAA champion Zahid Valencia, who also wrestled at Arizona State. Anthony made the 2014 USA Junior World Team and has competed at the senior level in freestyle wrestling since November of 2014. 

  1. 2022-23 NCAA 165-Pound Preseason Preview: The Deepest Weight In The Country

    2022-23 NCAA 165-Pound Preseason Preview: The Deepest Weight In The Country

    Aug 30, 2022

    165-pounds in 2022-23 season is without a doubt the deepest weight in the country. There will be 3 past NCAA champions in the weight along with a number of returning All-Americans who will be able to challenge the favorites. In the preview below, we’ll take a deep dive into this incredible weight class for the upcoming season
  2. Way Too Early Lineup Look: 2022-2023 Arizona State Sun Devils
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    Way Too Early Lineup Look: 2022-2023 Arizona State Sun Devils

    Apr 26, 2022

    JD runs through each weight class and shares his thoughts on who could be the starters for next years Arizona State Sun Devils.

  3. Behind The Battle With Sunkist Kids
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    Behind The Battle With Sunkist Kids

    Apr 21, 2022

    Ever wonder what it's like to be in the Sunkist room? Watch this video and you'll experience just how hard they train in preparation for competition.

  4. Anthony Valencia Will Wrestle For Mexico
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    Anthony Valencia Will Wrestle For Mexico

    Apr 15, 2022

    Anthony Valencia talks with us about his future and wrestling for Mexico.

  5. Anthony And Zahid Valencia Working Par Terre
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    Anthony And Zahid Valencia Working Par Terre

    Apr 15, 2022

    The Valencia brothers working some par terre work together.

  6. Zahid And Anthony Valencia Sparring Together
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    Zahid And Anthony Valencia Sparring Together

    Apr 15, 2022

    Zahid and Anthony Valencia doing a little sparring together during practice.

  7. Sunkist Kids Visit 2022

    Sunkist Kids Visit 2022

    Apr 15, 2022

    Flo takes a trip to Tempe, AZ to visit the Sunkist Kids Wrestling Club. Olympic and world champion Helen Maroulis trains in AZ along with world medalists Kayla Miracle and Forrest Molinari. Zahid and Anthony Valencia, among others, also train out there.
  8. 165 lb R16, Keegan O'Toole, Missouri vs Anthony Valencia, Arizona State
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    165 lb R16, Keegan O'Toole, Missouri vs Anthony Valencia, Arizona State

    Mar 18, 2022

    165 lb R16, Keegan O'Toole, Missouri vs Anthony Valencia, Arizona State

  9. 165 lb, R32, Anthony Valencia, Arizona State vs. Austin Yant, Northern Iowa
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    165 lb, R32, Anthony Valencia, Arizona State vs. Austin Yant, Northern Iowa

    Mar 17, 2022

    165 lb, R32, Anthony Valencia, Arizona State vs. Austin Yant, Northern Iowa

  10. Who Was Helped Or Hurt The Most By Their NCAA Seeds

    Who Was Helped Or Hurt The Most By Their NCAA Seeds

    Mar 11, 2022

    NCAA Championship Tournament seeds don't always align with expectations. Outside of the coaches' poll, however, there is essentially no human element is involved. A seed is determined by a national qualifier's body of work over the course of the season, as well as that of his competitors, and then a formula which is applied to everyone.
  11. Top 5 First-Round Matchups At NCAA's
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    Top 5 First-Round Matchups At NCAA's

    Mar 11, 2022

    Jon Kozak and Mike Mal count down the 5 best matches you'll see on Thursday morning of the NCAA tournament.

  12. 165 lbs Semifinal - Anthony Valencia, Arizona State vs Hayden Lieb, Unattached-Wyoming
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    165 lbs Semifinal - Anthony Valencia, Arizona State vs Hayden Lieb, Unattached-Wyoming

    Nov 27, 2021

    165 lbs Semifinal - Anthony Valencia, Arizona State vs Hayden Lieb, Unattached-Wyoming

  13. 165 lbs Quarterfinal - Preston Renner, Chadron State vs Anthony Valencia, Arizona State
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    165 lbs Quarterfinal - Preston Renner, Chadron State vs Anthony Valencia, Arizona State

    Nov 27, 2021

    165 lbs Quarterfinal - Preston Renner, Chadron State vs Anthony Valencia, Arizona State

  14. ASU & Michigan Set To Wrestle January 3rd On FloWrestling

    ASU & Michigan Set To Wrestle January 3rd On FloWrestling

    Nov 19, 2021

    Two of the nation's top trophy contending teams are set to square off live on FloWrestling on January 3rd in Austin, Texas. Nearly every starter on these teams is ranked which creates a must-watch matchup with serious post-season implications.
  15. 2021 Domestic Rankings - Men's Freestyle

    2021 Domestic Rankings - Men's Freestyle

    May 10, 2021