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Archive for August 4th, 2016

WWR31: NWCA Executive Director Mike Moyer recapping the annual NWCA Convention | Mat Talk Podcast Network

“The annual NWCA Convention and CEO Leadership Academy came to a close in Fort Lauderdale, Florida earlier this month. With a recap of the convention and some of the happenings that went on, we’ll talk with NWCA Executive Director Mike Moyer.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

August 4, 2016 at 10:49 pm

Posted in Wrestling News

FRL 135: Et tu, WADA? | FloWrestling

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August 4, 2016 at 10:49 pm

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Erica Wiebe leads strong Canadian female wrestling contingent to Rio | Toronto Star

“Canada has a strong wrestler in all six women’s classes: Jasmine Mian (48 kg), Jillian Gallays (53 kg), Michelle Fazzari (58 kg), Danielle Lappage (63 kg), Dorothy Yeats (69 kg) and Wiebe at 75 kg.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

August 4, 2016 at 10:49 pm

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South Jersey’s Burroughs goes for another wrestling gold – Philly.com

“As wins began to pile up for Jordan Burroughs, Mark Manning realized he was witnessing a transition. No longer was Burroughs the skinny-legged 118-pounder at Winslow Township High School who Manning stumbled into on the recruiting trail.

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Written by Jason Bryant

August 4, 2016 at 10:49 pm

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Chad Gable’s Upward Journey: From The Olympic Mat to the WWE Ring – Men’s Journal

“Chad Gable, along with his partner Jason Jordan are turning heads in the WWE with their tag-team American Alpha. After a year in NXT, WWE’s developmental territory (think minor league baseball, but for professional wrestling), the duo has been called up to the main roster on SmackDown Live, and recently made their primetime debut.”

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Written by Jason Bryant

August 4, 2016 at 10:49 pm

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Olympic Games preview in Greco-Roman at 98 kg/216 lbs. – TheMat.com

“Artur Aleksanyan of Armenia has been one of the most consistent stars at 98 kg/216 lbs., winning the last two World gold medals in 2014 and 2015 with a powerful style of wrestling. ”

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Written by Jason Bryant

August 4, 2016 at 3:29 pm

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Wrestling 101: What Is the Secret to Japan’s Success in Women’s Wrestling | United World Wrestling

“More women will have the chance to “wrestle like a girl” at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games than ever before with the addition of two more weight categories to the Olympic Program.

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Written by Jason Bryant

August 4, 2016 at 12:22 pm

Posted in Wrestling News