Originally from Penns Grove, NJ, Martin wrestled for the Ohio State Buckeyes for four years, becoming the school’s seventh four-time All-American. As a true freshman, Martin won a national title for the Buckeyes in 2016 at 174 pounds. He also earned titles at the Cliff Keen Las Vegas Invitational in 2017 and 2019.
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 Cheat Sheet
Apr 25, 2022In which we provide a quick guide to the men's freestyle weight classes at the USMC US Open.
Can Any Challenger Dethrone J'den Cox?
Sep 2, 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 92kg in men’s freestyle. We’ll also take a look at J’den Cox’s dominance at 92kgs since 2018.
Men's Freestyle Olympic Trials Mega Preview
Mar 31, 2021The 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.
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.
Myles Martin Joins Scarlet Knight WC
Mar 23, 2021Lex Knapp of Rutgers.Rivals.Com announced tonight that Myles Martin would be returning to New Jersey to join the Scarlet Knight Wrestling Club. Here's the original release. Myles Martin recently won the FloWrestling 195 lbs 8-Man Challenge.
The 9 Best Matches That Could Go Down At The Matteo Pellicone
Mar 3, 2021NCAA wrestling isn’t the only thing going down this weekend. The first UWW Rankings Series event is here and it’s going to be fun. With this tournament going towards the 2021 World Championship seeding, a lot of the big guns are coming out.
The 2020 Year In Review As Told By Holiday Movies
Dec 24, 2020Can you believe we’ve made it to the final week of 2020?
195lb 8-Man Challenge Match Notes
Oct 31, 2020Eight elite 195-pound wrestlers have made their way to Austin for a shot at $20,000 and a piece of total purse worth over $40,000. We'll also see two bouts between up-and-coming stars from the women's division. And I'm here to bring you all the action, as it happens, live in the form of this blog.
FloWrestling 8-Man 195lb Challenge Press Conference
Oct 30, 2020Bader and Bray talk with all the men and women who will compete live on October 31 in the 8-Man 195 lb Challenge.
Myles Martin Rides Ohio RTC Momentum, Kollin Moore Scraps Into Flo 8-Man
Oct 29, 2020When wrestlers entered Ohio State’s Jennings Family Wrestling Facility this week, it marked the first time in more than 32 weeks that Buckeye or Ohio RTC athletes had drilled in the space. Shuttered by the University as part of its COVID-19 mitigation strategy since mid-March, the reopening of the facility was a big moment for the staff and especially for the competitors.
The 195lb 8-Man Challenge Betting Odds
Oct 29, 2020Nothing leverages the enjoyment of a spectator event like a wager. Having skin in the game makes everything that much more exhilarating. As such, we've drafted future odds to win the 195-pound 8-Man Challenge.
Bader Show: Myles Martin & Rich Bender
Oct 27, 2020Bader and Bray sit down with NCAA Champion Myles Martin and Executive Director of USA Wrestling, Rich Bender.
195-Pound 8-Man Challenge By The NCAA Numbers
Oct 27, 2020Every entrant competing for that $20,000 bag has a mighty impressive resume. We tallied the accolades to see just how daunting their D1 NCAA accomplishments are.
What Will Our 8-Man Competitors Do With The 20k?
Oct 19, 2020There is $20k on the line on Halloween night for Flo’s first eight-man tournament. That may not be Dake/Chamizo money, but with the exceptions of a few dormant tournaments in Azerbaijan this is one of the most lucrative purses for a tournament that I can think of. Eight men will come to Austin on Halloween and one will walk away $20,000 richer. So what will they do with the money? I was curious, so I asked them.