Kenny Monday and Matt Hughes to go ‘On the Mat’ this week

Kenny Monday and Matt Hughes will go “On the Mat” this Wednesday, June 19.

“On the Mat” is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum. The show can be heard live on the Internet at www.kcnzam.com or locally in Northeast Iowa each Wednesday from 5:00 to 6:00 PM Central on AM 1650, The Fan.

Monday is the head club wrestling coach for Oklahoma State. He was an Olympic gold medalist in 1988 and a World champion in 1989. Monday will discuss the upcoming World Team Trials being held in Stillwater, Oklahoma.

Hughes will receive the George Tragos Award at the 2013 George Tragos/Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame inductions on Saturday, July 13 in Waterloo, Iowa. He was a nine-time UFC welterweight champion and a two-time All-American for Eastern Illinois.