USA Wrestling's Gary Abbott goes On The Mat

For over 30 years, Gary Abbott has worked at USA Wrestling in Communications. As the Director of Communications and Special Projects, Abbott has overseen media relations for the company since it was based in Oklahoma. In 2020, Abbott will be honored by the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and will receive the Order of Merit. Join Andy Hamilton and Kyle Klingman as they talk to our guest and topics related to the recent happenings in and around wrestling.

Show Segments
0:30 – Crash Davis Hamilton
0:45 – Previewing the show with Gary Abbott
1:15 – Think about all the people Gary's worked with
2:00 – Gary Abbott will not tap out
2:30 – Back with the show after traveling
3:00 – Kyle throws JB under the bus
6:00 – Waiting for athletes with drug testing
7:00 – Andy doesn't sleep with his legendary status
9:00 – Kyle's Mailbag Question from Kyle Klingman
10:15 – Andy has a question
11:45 – JB vs. Kyle from Paul Reedy
13:55 – Departures in the world of wrestling
18:15 – Iowa Media Day was unique
20:00 – Bobby Douglas Celebration recap
21:30 – Doug Schwab takes on youth wrestling
26:00 – Understanding the pressure of the name
29:15 – The workload with Kyle's photography
30:00 – Gary Abbott Interview
1:24:00 – Show recap

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