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Kyven Gadson has had as storied a career at Iowa State as they come. A two-time All-American going into his senior year, Gadson was struggling with maintaining his love of the sport after his father, Willie Gadson, also an All-American at Iowa State and Kyven's high school coach at Waterloo High School, passed away during Kyven's sophomore year.

  1. US Open Men's Freestyle Cheat Sheet

    US Open Men's Freestyle Cheat Sheet

    Apr 25, 2022

    In which we provide a quick guide to the men's freestyle weight classes at the USMC US Open.
  2. Best Potential Matches At Senior Nationals

    Best Potential Matches At Senior Nationals

    Apr 28, 2021

    There will be a number of incredible matches going down this weekend at the US Open. Take a look at the top 5 we hope to see at the senior level.
  3. Weight Changes At The US Open

    Weight Changes At The US Open

    Apr 28, 2021

    Now that the Olympic Trials are over, we’ll begin to see some of USA’s best migrate to new weights as they look toward the 2021 World Team Trials in September. Let’s look at some of the most notable athletes changing weight this weekend at the US Open.
  4. Junior & Senior Nationals Registrations Are Getting Tough

    Junior & Senior Nationals Registrations Are Getting Tough

    Apr 28, 2021

    Junior and Senior Nationals are a few days away, and registrations are looking solid. Take a look at everyone who's registered to compete for spots on the Junior World Team or in the Senior World Team Trials.
  5. 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.
  6. 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. 
  7. FloWrestling: Burroughs vs Zahid FULL Press Conference

    FloWrestling: Burroughs vs Zahid FULL Press Conference

    Nov 13, 2020

    Jordan Burroughs, Zahid Valencia, and all of tomorrow's competitors sat down for an entertaining press conference before their showdowns tomorrow.
  8. Complete FloWrestling: Burroughs vs Zahid Card Preview

    Complete FloWrestling: Burroughs vs Zahid Card Preview

    Nov 9, 2020

    Jordan Burroughs makes his return as he takes a big jump up in weight, Anthony Echemendia gets a Senior level test, the biggest Greco-Roman match of the year, and two of the biggest women's freestyle stars will be in action. Saturday night can't get here soon enough. Take an in-depth look at each match in the order they will be contested deep in the heart of Texas. 
  9. Full Burroughs vs Zahid Card Set For Nov. 14

    Full Burroughs vs Zahid Card Set For Nov. 14

    Nov 1, 2020

    Five-time World and Olympic champion Jordan Burroughs returns to the mat as he takes on Junior World silver medalist and two-time NCAA champion Zahid Valencia at a catch weight of 185 lbs. The undercard will feature seven excellent matches from all three styles of international wrestling. Match order will be determined at a later date.
  10. How To Watch FloWrestling: Burroughs vs Zahid

    How To Watch FloWrestling: Burroughs vs Zahid

    Nov 1, 2020

    Five-time World and Olympic champion Jordan Burroughs returns to the mat as he takes on Junior World silver medalist and two-time NCAA champion Zahid Valencia at a catch weight of 185 lbs. The undercard will feature seven excellent matches from all three styles of international wrestling. Match order will be determined at a later date.
  11. Snyder Leads A Rock Solid 97kg Field

    Snyder Leads A Rock Solid 97kg Field

    Oct 8, 2020

    While 97kg has the fewest entries in men's freestyle at Senior Nationals, there's not a lot of fluff which should make for some enticing matchups. Kyle Snyder's at the top, and he'll be joined by four more of the nation's top ten as well as 8 college studs that will look to prove themselves on the senior level.
  12. Bader Show: Kyven Gadson, Jared Frayer, John Degl, And Brandon Paulson

    Bader Show: Kyven Gadson, Jared Frayer, John Degl, And Brandon Paulson

    May 6, 2020

    On this episode of The Bader Show, Bader and Nomad check in with Kyven Gadson, Jared Frayer, John Degl, and Brandon Paulson.
  13. Tech Notes: Kyle Snyder vs. Kyven Gadson

    Tech Notes: Kyle Snyder vs. Kyven Gadson

    Jun 6, 2018

    Anyone remember what they were doing March 21, 2015? I’ll bet Kyle Snyder does.