T.J. Miller and Beth Phoenix will go “On the Mat” is this Wed., July 1.

“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 1650thefan.com or locally in Northeast Iowa each Wednesday at 5 p.m. Central on AM 1650, The Fan.

 Miller, a graduate of Cedar Falls High School, was a Division III NCAA wrestling champion for Wartburg in 2007. He was recently a hired as an assistant wrestling coach at Loras College in Dubuque.

 Phoenix will receive the Frank Gotch Award during the George Tragos/Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame weekend on July 9-11. She was a WWE Divas champion and a three-time WWE women’s champion. Phoenix (real name Kocianski) also became the first varsity female wrestler at Notre Dame High School in Elmira, NY.

 A podcast of the show is available on mattalkonline.com.

 E-mail dgmstaff@nwhof.org with any questions or comments.

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