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‘Fort Greco’ With Army Coach Spenser Mango — April ’21 — Five Point Move

Another US Trials. An Olympic Trials, at that. And Army’s World Class Athletes Program has two card-carrying Olympians and altogether seven National Team members across six weight categories. Not bad.

Narsingh Yadav: Asian Championship bronze one of my most important wins — Sportstar

Narsingh’s performance at the Asian Championships has bolstered his resolve of achieving his Olympic dream.

A dedicated work-ethic built Baumgartner’s self-belief, and he became the best in his chosen sport of wrestling | Sports |

Coming from a man who won 13 World Championships and/or Olympics medals it sounds simple, but Bruce Baumgartner’s message resonated realistically and reasonably:

Letter to the editor: Why Pa. turns out stellar wrestlers like Spencer Lee |

The article looked at Lee being named the Hodge Trophy winner for two years in a row, which is remarkable. Lee’s career at Iowa has been incredible as was his high school accomplishment of three state championships.

Wrestling community frustrated with Erie County recommendation against high school season | High School |

Mike Catanzaro has played three football games this season as a senior outside linebacker and running back for Williamsville North.

Some Big Names Choose Their Transfer Destinations — The Open Mat

Elsewhere, Greg Bulsak announced on Instagram he is transferring to the Rutgers Scarlet Knights from Clarion University for his final season of eligibility.

Yazdani Triumphs as Iran, Kazakhstan Score Double Golds at Asian CHampionships | United World Wrestling

For superstar Hassan YAZDANI (IRI), the Asian Championships are just a stepping stone in preparing for his ultimate goal of winning a second straight Olympic gold medal in Tokyo. He rocked it anyway.

Jake Paul knocks out Ben Askren in Triller Fight Club boxing match — USA Today

Jake Paul knocked out Ben Askren in the first round of their highly-publicized boxing match Saturday night in Atlanta.

Otoguro repeats as 65kg champ without a fight as Punia injury aborts anticipated clash | United World Wrestling

The highly anticipated third clash of the Asian 65kg titans never made it to the mat, and after receiving an injury default from rival Bajrang PUNIA (IND), Takuto OTOGURO (JPN) said he would love for the match to happen this summer in Tokyo.

Derek Brunson Earns Black Belt, Says He Will Compete In Gi & No-Gi In The Future — Jiu Jitsu Times

UFC middleweight fighter Derek Brunson has earned his Brazilian jiu-jitsu black belt from Renzo Gracie and has stated that we’ll be seeing him compete in both gi and no-gi at some point in the future.

Photos: 2021 Iowa Wrestling National Championship Celebration at Kinnick Stadium 04/17/2021 — University of Iowa Athletics


Wrestling Program Hosts Successful Intersquad Exhibition to Complete 2020–21 Season — Scranton Athletics | The University of Scranton

After being away from the mats inside the John Long Center for over a year, The University of Scranton wrestling team returned to action on Sunday, finishing off their 2020–21 season with an intersquad exhibition event.

M2 Magicians win Boys National division; BullTrained beats SEM to win girls division at Ultimate Club Duals —

Many of the nation’s best boys and girls wrestlers came to State College, Pa. this weekend representing many of the nation’s strongest club programs, to compete in the freestyle wrestling at the Ultimate Club Duals on Saturday and Sunday.

CULTURE | Team USA Jackie Cataline Retires |

One of those moments being when 7X U.S. Senior National Team member Jackie Cataline left her shoes on the OTT competition mat publicly stating her retirement from the sport of wrestling.

Here Is the Best Int’l Match of the Year So Far — Five Point Move

The response might be, Really? The best? And should the inner dialogue in the minds of readers posit such questions, then it is only fair that they receive an answer:

InterMat Wrestling — 2021 All-Fantasy Wrestling Teams

Now that the 2021 Season has concluded, every team, every conference, and every site has their “End-of-Season” awards, so why not do the same at #FantasyCollegeWrestling?

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