“Just when I thought our chance had passed, you go and save the best for last..” Vanessa Williams who sang, “Save the Best for Last..” could not have scripted a better lyrical tune for the match which was directed and saved for last Saturday night’s anthem when Penn State’s David Taylor and Olympic champion Jordan … Read more
Check out the video of Lance Palmer’s MMA debut. Palmer is the next collegiate wrestling star to try his hand at MMA.
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USA Wrestling and Beat the Streets have assemble a strong U.S. team for a dual meet with Russia that takes place in Times Square.
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On Monday Sept. 6, the 2010 FILA World Wrestling Championships will kick off. International wrestling has been one of the many proving grounds for future MMA prospects. Several fighters have competed in this tournament during their wrestling careers including Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal who took seventh in 2005 and Daniel Cormier who won a bronze … Read more
Travis Paulson put together quite a weekend a the 2010 U.S. World Team Trials. After finishing second last year, Paulson defeated 2008 Olympian Ben Askren and his twin brother to take the challenge tournament. He then won two straight matches against U.S. Open champion Andrew Howe to earn a spot on the World Team.
On Sunday, USA Wrestling announced five wildcards for the 2010 World Team Trials. The tournament, which determines the country’s representatives at the 2010 FILA World Championships, will take place in Council Bluffs, Iowa on June 11 and 12.
Clearly the biggest story of the weekend was No. 1 Iowa’s victory over No. 3 Oklahoma State. The match happened last Saturday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in front of 10,967 fans. The two squads split the 10 matches, but in the end bonus points gave the Hawkeyes their 52nd straight dual meet win.
Iowa sophmore Montell Marion pulled of an improbably upset of No. 5 Jamal Parks at 141 to pace his team. Leading 3-0 entering the third period, Marion rode Parks out for the entire third period. The sophomore improves his record to 12-2 on the season. Other winners for Iowa include Matt McDonough, Brent Metcalf, Jay Borschel and Phillip Keddy. For full results check out ProMMA.info’s play-by-play.
The Bison Shock Boise
While most wrestling fans were awaiting Saturday’s fireworks, North Dakota State pulled off an improbable upset over No. 6 Boise State on Friday night. Despite giving up a forfeit at 133 pounds, the Bison were able to score a 25-22 victory over their ranked opponent.