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Best NCAA Wrestlers Turned MMA Fighters

By Brian Lopez-Benchimol Of all the bases of martial arts to build upon a budding, MMA, career, wrestling has been one of the truer and more dominant. Over the years, we have seen a steady increase in the amount of accomplished wrestlers…

Fausey Named to Amateur Wrestling News’ All-Rookie Team

Courtesy: VirginiaSports.com CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia redshirt freshman Jon Fausey (Dalmatia, Pa.) was named to Amateur Wrestling News’ All-Rookie Team, as announced recently by the publication. Fausey was named to the fourth team at 184 pounds. Fausey went 29-10 at…

Finding The Next Gable, Smith, or Borlaug

It’s time to come clean. I’ve lied in this blog for two and a half years. I’ve always claimed that I never wrestled and that isn’t entirely true. I did win an 8th grade intramural championship at Frank L. Smart…

2008 NCAA Champ PHIL DAVIS Makes UFC Debut Feb 6

Phil Davis, 2008 NCAA Division I 184-pound champ for Penn State, will be competing at UFC 109: Relentless at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on Saturday, February 6. Davis, who signed with UFC just last month, will…

Missouri Wrestlers Push Cars, Limits

COLUMBIA ” If you’ve ever complained about the climb to your seat in row 70 of Memorial Stadium, don’t tell the Missouri wrestling team. The 40 men of the Tiger squad trudge to the stadium once a week during preseason,…

Ryan Lang Becomes Ohio Bobcat Volunteer Assistant

ATHENS, Ohio – Ohio Wrestling welcomes Ryan Lang, who will become a volunteer assistant coach for the Bobcats. Over five stellar competition years at Northwestern University, Lang compiled a 104-27 career record, going 39-9 in dual meets. A native of…

Paulsons Together Again In The Iowa State Wrestling Room

More than two years after their last matches at Iowa State, twins Trent and Travis Paulson remain inseparable. They live together, they train together and now they’re back at ISU together to continue their quest to become world and Olympic…

Trevor Chinn Joins North Carolina Staff

Tar Heels Add Chinn To Wrestling Staff Three-time NCAA qualifier will work with middle weights, Carolina Wrestling Club. Aug. 18, 2009 CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Trevor Chinn, a three-time NCAA qualifier at Lehigh University, has been named an assistant wrestling…