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A native of Park Forest, Illinois, Bailey won a junior freestyle crown at 132 pounds in Fargo in the summer of 2021. Bailey has been a presence since his days as a youth winning an IKWF state title in 2017 and following that up with a USAW folkstyle national title. Bailey closed out his youth career with a title at the NUWAY nationals and opened up his high school career with a fifth place finish at the Walsh Ironman tournament in 2019. Bailey finished the year with an Illinois state title in 2A at 120 pounds.

  1. 50 Ranked Matchups Set For Day 1 At Elite 8 Duals!

    50 Ranked Matchups Set For Day 1 At Elite 8 Duals!

    Sep 20, 2022

    By the end of the Elite 8 Duals on September 24 and 25, the rankings will be in shambles. If all teams send out their starting lineups on day 1, we'll see 50 ranked matchups during pool action alone. The number of ranked bouts will soar on day 2 as the best teams progress through the bracket.
  2. Who's Number One College Fan Guide & Recruiting Watch

    Who's Number One College Fan Guide & Recruiting Watch

    Sep 7, 2022

    Who's Number One gives college wrestling fans a glimpse of what they can look forward to in just a few years on the NCAA stage. we've seen matchups between NCAA finalists like Jason Nolf vs Joey McKenna in 2013, Nick Suriano vs Daton Fix and Zahid Valencia vs Myles Martin in 2014, and Nick Lee vs Sammy Sasso in 2016. The athletes at Who's Number One will make their mark in college wrestling. Get ready for Friday's action by seeing who's already committed, and read about the uncommitted recruits who your team might snag.
  3. #2 Nasir Bailey Has Made His College Commitment

    #2 Nasir Bailey Has Made His College Commitment

    Aug 23, 2022

    Nasir Bailey, the second-ranked 138-pounder in the country, has announced his college plans. The Fargo, Ironman, and Illinois state champ will be heading south to join Neil Erisman and company at Little Rock. Bailey announced his decision on Instagram.
  4. Nearly 30% Of The Nation's Top 10's Are Heading To Elite 8 Duals!

    Nearly 30% Of The Nation's Top 10's Are Heading To Elite 8 Duals!

    Aug 20, 2022

    After Who's Number One on September 9, the Elite 8 Duals will set the stage for Super 32 like no other event can. It's exclusive. Only 12 teams are allowed in, but those 12 teams will bring an unbelievable number of ranked high school wrestlers. These duals have only been around for a couple of years, but they've already become one of the top stops on the calendar for D1-bound recruits.
  5. The Complete & Total Fargo Junior Freestyle Preview And Predictions Article

    The Complete & Total Fargo Junior Freestyle Preview And Predictions Article

    Jul 13, 2022

    It’s Fargo time baby! There’s a whole lot to get into below, so I won’t waste your time with a boring intro. I’m just going to remind you that USA Wrestling uses separation criteria as their way of seeding. So, don’t freak out when brackets come out.
  6. A College Wrestling Fan's Guide To Fargo

    A College Wrestling Fan's Guide To Fargo

    Jul 13, 2022

    Fargo is often the last major tournament before incoming freshman-level up to college competition. It's also an event where committed underclassmen in high school test their might against the rest of the country.
  7. All The Ranked Wrestlers Headed To Fargo

    All The Ranked Wrestlers Headed To Fargo

    Jul 11, 2022

    The biggest Fargo ever is going to be packed with nationally ranked wrestlers. Here are all the boys we could find in the 16U and Junior freestyle registrations that also appear in the national high school rankings.
  8. 170+ Ranked Wrestlers In State Championship Action

    170+ Ranked Wrestlers In State Championship Action

    Feb 17, 2022

    This weekend is the pinnacle of the high school season in nearly half the states in the Union. All that wrestling action means over 170 nationally ranked or Honorable Mention wrestlers are in action. Check out the full list of ranked competitors here in alphabetical order by state.
  9. Full And Complete Ironman Preview & Predictions

    Full And Complete Ironman Preview & Predictions

    Dec 9, 2021

    Ironman is so close you can taste it! This year's field includes over 80 ranked wrestlers and many of the nation's toughest teams. Here is our preview of every weight class with top 8 predictions for each bracket.
  10. Ironman Seeds Released!

    Ironman Seeds Released!

    Dec 9, 2021

    The 2021 Walsh Jesuit Ironman will be incredibly loaded and will shape national rankings in a major way. Now we know the top 16 seeds at every weight. Before the action gets underway on Friday, check out preseeds here.
  11. Insane Ironman Field Is Set With 80+ Ranked Wrestlers!

    Insane Ironman Field Is Set With 80+ Ranked Wrestlers!

    Dec 6, 2021

    The Ironman is special every year, but in 2021, we're making up for lost-time. This year's field is incredibly loaded. With over 80 ranked wrestlers and almost as many guys on the honorable mention list, these brackets are sure to shake up the rankings in a big way. Check out the full field below with ranked wrestlers on the top of each weight class, and be sure to tune in live this weekend.
  12. Mark Hall Used Star Power To Grow Grappler Fall Classic

    Mark Hall Used Star Power To Grow Grappler Fall Classic

    Sep 30, 2021

    Mark Hall may not have known it at the time, but he was the driving force behind one of the biggest wrestling tournaments in the country.