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.
Complete Preview & Predictions For Ironman
Dec 8, 2022a
Nearly 100 Top 20's In Ironman Pre-Seeds!
Dec 6, 2022This year's Walsh Jesuit Ironman is absolutely loaded. Nearly 100 registered wrestlers are ranked in the top 20 in the country, and over half of those are ranked in the top 10. We'll see 7 #1s and 11 weights with possible top-five matchups. Below is a list of the pre-seeds along with everyone else who's registered at each weight. National rankings are included where applicable.
Five Potential Battles For #1 At Super 32
Oct 12, 2022Every fall we see some of the best high schoolers in the country travel to Greensboro, N.C. to battle it out for a Super 32 belt. It seems every season that the brackets at Super 32 become deeper and deeper, with many ranked guys entered into each weight class. This weekend will be no different. Currently, there are over 160 guys ranked in the top 20 in their weight class entered for the 2022 Super 32.
Complete Super 32 Preview & Predictions
Oct 12, 2022There's nothing quite like Super 32. This year's field includes over 60% of the nation's 280 top-twenty-ranked wrestlers. That group includes eight of 14 #1's and six weights where the two highest-ranked wrestlers at the weight could square off for the number one spot. Here's everything you need to know about the contenders at each weight along with seeds (completed by Willie Saylor), a synopsis of each weight, and our predictions which are sure to be blown up by deep fields of hungry competitors.
Over 160 Ranked Wrestlers Are Headed To Super 32
Oct 6, 2022Super 32 is a little over a week away, and this year's field is as deep as ever. Eight different #1 ranked wrestlers will be in action, and six different weights will have both #1 and #2. Check out the full list of top-twenty ranked wrestlers below which includes over 160 ranked athletes.
50 Ranked Matchups Set For Day 1 At Elite 8 Duals!
Sep 20, 2022By 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.
Who's Number One College Fan Guide & Recruiting Watch
Sep 7, 2022Who'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.
#2 Nasir Bailey Has Made His College Commitment
Aug 23, 2022Nasir 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.
Nearly 30% Of The Nation's Top 10's Are Heading To Elite 8 Duals!
Aug 20, 2022After 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.
The Complete & Total Fargo Junior Freestyle Preview And Predictions Article
Jul 13, 2022It’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.
A College Wrestling Fan's Guide To Fargo
Jul 13, 2022Fargo 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.
All The Ranked Wrestlers Headed To Fargo
Jul 11, 2022The 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.
170+ Ranked Wrestlers In State Championship Action
Feb 17, 2022This 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.
Full And Complete Ironman Preview & Predictions
Dec 9, 2021Ironman 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.
Ironman Seeds Released!
Dec 9, 2021The 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.