DeKalb High School wrestling coach J.D. Oliva has a lot of hobbies and interests. From teaching and coaching to film making and writing, Oliva’s written a number of independent books over the years. His newest takes his passion for professional wrestling (aka sports entertainment) and turns it into a thriller with the backdrop of Japanese pro wrestling and the Yakuza. 

Check out the book and perks on his kickstarter page here:

We dive into our affinity for pro wrestling as a youth, Gable Steveson’s foray into the WWE and our opinions on what may have went wrong, our trips to Fargo over the last decade plus, the organizational awesomeness that leads to Team Illinois’ performances in Fargo each and every year and then later, we get into random bad movies like Kingdom of Spiders and some personal favorites like Big Trouble in Little China and They Live! 

The updated Mat Talk Online Fargo Almanac is now available. Get yours today with every juicy nugget of Fargo history you can shake a stick at 

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Short Time Wrestling Podcast: Episode 752 – Recorded June 27, 2024

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