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Pantaleo was a legacy wrestler in Ann Arbor Michigan following in the footsteps of his uncle Joe Pantaleo en route to becoming a three time All-American for the Wolverines. A native of Canton, MI, Pantaleo finished sixth, fifth, and third in three of his four trips to the NCAA championships.

  1. 7 Incredible Semis Will Decide Final X Competitors

    7 Incredible Semis Will Decide Final X Competitors

    May 22, 2022

    The semi-finals at the World Team Trials will take place on Sunday, May 22 at 11:00 am (ET) and will decide Final X spots for 16 weights across men’s freestyle, women’s freestyle, and Greco-Roman. Check out a preview of some of the most notable semi-final bouts that will go down in Coralville, Iowa!
  2. Projecting The 2022 World Team Trials Seeds

    Projecting The 2022 World Team Trials Seeds

    May 13, 2022

    The 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Team USA Announces Yariguin Lineup

    Team USA Announces Yariguin Lineup

    Jan 18, 2022

    By Taylor Miller-Gregorio, USA Wrestling
  5. Who Will Be The #1 Seed At 70kg?

    Who Will Be The #1 Seed At 70kg?

    Aug 25, 2021

    The 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 70kg in men’s freestyle.
  6. FRL 658 - Poland Day 2 Craziness + 133 lbs Tiers

    FRL 658 - Poland Day 2 Craziness + 133 lbs Tiers

    Jun 9, 2021

    On episode 658 of FRL the boys talk J'den getting upset, Yianni vs Musukaev, officiating, Pantaleo beating Green, 133 lbs tiers, Iowa vs Penn State, and much more.
  7. Poland Day 1: Men's Freestyle Bracket Reactions

    Poland Day 1: Men's Freestyle Bracket Reactions

    Jun 8, 2021

    We've finally got brackets from Poland. How wonderful! The first five men's freestyle weight-classes will be contested in just a few hours, those being 57, 70, 79, 86 & 97kg.
  8. Bracket Breakdown - Men's Freestyle At Pan-Ams

    Bracket Breakdown - Men's Freestyle At Pan-Ams

    May 27, 2021

    Men’s freestyle at the 2021 Pan-Am Championships will begin Sunday, May 30th at noon (EST). The brackets have already been released for all 10 weights and can be found here. Take a look at a breakdown for each Men’s Freestyle competitor for Team USA.
  9. 13 Olympians Headline USA's Pan-Am Team

    13 Olympians Headline USA's Pan-Am Team

    May 17, 2021

    Team USA is rolling out the big guns for the 2021 Pan-Am Championships. Not only with these salty squads be repping the red white and blue for continental glory, but they will also be earning seeding points for the 2021 World Championships to be held in October.
  10. Junior & Senior Nationals Super King Kong Mega Preview

    Junior & Senior Nationals Super King Kong Mega Preview

    Apr 29, 2021

    Coralville, Iowa is hosting Junior and Senior Nationals. Below, we preview the senior men's freestyle weight classes and the junior men's freestyle weight classes. The latter also serves as the team trials for the UWW Junior World Championships.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.