Originally from Towaco, NJ McKenna spent his high school career under legendary coach Jeff Buxton at Blair Academy. As a prep McKenna won prestigious tournaments like Ironman, Beast of the East, and the prep nationals. McKenna spent the beginning of his college career at Stanford University where he would become an All-American before transferring to Ohio State to close out his collegiate career. at Ohio State, McKenna was a two time All-American finishing third and second respectfully.
Kyle Snyder vs J'den Cox Headlines Best Matches At The Zagreb Open
Jan 30, 2023The Zagreb Open is the first Ranking Series event of the year and will feature some of the world's best wrestlers on February 1-5. Check out the below article for a breakdown of some of the best potential men's freestyle matches for Team USA in Croatia.
Domestic Men's Freestyle Rankings
Jan 24, 2023
Slay's Adventures In Kazakhstan
Nov 17, 2022
Brandon Slay describes some of the adventures he encountered on a trip to Kazahstan with Joey McKenna and Tyler Berger.
Brandon Slay & Roger Reina | The Bader Show (Ep. 346)
Nov 8, 2022
Watch the The Bader Show - 2022 The Bader Show replay on FloWrestling, where every live and on-demand match is at your fingertips.
Joey McKenna & Tyler Berger Bring Home Hardware From Kazakhstan
Nov 5, 2022The Pennsylvania RTC’s Tyler Berger and Joey McKenna traveled to Taraz, Kazakhstan to compete in the Kunayev international wrestling tournament November 3-5. After wrestling five matches apiece, both are bringing home silver medals from this challenging event. Take a look below for a brief summary of their performance and videos of all matches.
The Best Who's Number One Matches Ever: Year-By-Year
Aug 30, 2022Over the past nine years, the best of the best have put on a show. This year’s card is sure to bring the heat, but it's also worth appreciating our favorite matches from years past.
Rivalries & Upsets Steal The Show On WTT Day 1
May 22, 2022
Mike runs through what you missed on day 1 of the World Team Trials, and what you should get ready to see on day 2.
Ian Parker vs Joey McKenna Scoring Highlight
May 21, 2022
Ian Parker and Joey McKenna met in the World Team Trials quarterfinals in one of the most surprising matches of session 1.
2022 Domestic Rankings - Men's Freestyle
May 19, 2022
Bracket Breakdown: 65 KG World Team Trials
May 18, 2022
Bray and Kozak breakdown the 65 kg bracket and reveal their picks for who they think will earn a spot at Final X.
Which Is The Tougher Weight Class, 65k or 79k?
May 18, 2022
Jordan Burroughs and Joey McKenna speak about how McKenna has improved and which of their weight classes is better around the world.
4 Sessions Of Fire At The 2022 World Team Trials
May 17, 2022
Kozak reviews each day of action at this years World Team Trials and gets you hyped up for the big matchups that may go down this year!
Meet Team USA
May 15, 2022
We sit down with a few freestyle wrestlers from Team USA and ask them a few out of the box questions to get to know them a little better.
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.
Pool Chicken Fights Helped Joey McKenna Win A Pan Am Title
May 10, 2022
Joey McKenna talks about winning Pan Ams and potential opponents at World Team Trials.