Steve Carl signs Paradigm MMA Management for full-service representation

(Irvine, CA) Steve Carl has signed with Paradigm MMA Management for full service representation. The Bellator and M-1 veteran has amassed a 19-3 record in his professional MMA career. While Steve as an active duty member of the United States army he was stationed at Fort Hood, Texas. He began training MMA at The Grapplers … Read more

MaxFightsDM/Glory Fighting Championship Partners with Cityview Magazine and Jordan Creek 20 Theaters to Promote Maximum Glory

June 7, 2010- Des Moines, IA- MaxFightsDM/Glory Fighting Championship have enlisted the assistance of two of Iowa’s most popular media outlets to support the July 9 Maximum Glory event to be held at the Val Air Ballroom in West Des Moines. The twelve bout event features two title bouts where Eric “Little Lee” Wisely vs. … Read more

Iowa vs. Ohio State on the Big Ten Network live commentary and results

Tonight No.1 Iowa takes on No. 4 Ohio State. Both teams are undefeated in the Big Ten, and looking for positioning before the conference tournament. The featured bout has to be the a showdown between No. 1 Brent Metcalf and No. 2 Lance Palmer at 149 pounds. The match will be broadcast on tape delay … Read more

NCAA Wrestling Wrap 1/18 – 1/25

Iowa State goes 2-0 during tour of Oklahoma The No. 2 Cyclones were clearly the story of the weekend as they defeated No. 10 Oklahoma (21-12) of Friday and followed it up with a win over No. 3 Oklahoma State (20-18). Leading them was senior and number one ranked Jake Varner who continued his undefeated … Read more

NCAA Wrestling Wrap 1/11 – 1/18

The ND State Bison

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’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.

Read more

Iowa vs. OK State on Big Ten Network live play-by-play

Johny Hendricks vs. Iowa's Mark Perry back in the day
Johny Hendricks vs. Iowa

One of the biggest NCAA wrestling matches of the season went down last night at Carver Hawkeye arena – No. 1 Iowa vs. No. 3 OK State. The Big Ten Network is showing the event on tape delay tonight at 9:00 p.m. CT. The broadcast will feature several match ups of ranked wrestlers. will be providing a live play-by-play of the match. If you are one of the people who can’t live without the spoiler results check them out here.

Quick Results
#1 Iowa 19, #3 Oklahoma State 16
125 – Matt McDonough (I) maj. dec. Chris Notte (OSU), 13-4
133 – Jordan Oliver (OSU) dec. Daniel Dennis (I), 3-2
141 – Montell Marion (I) dec. Jamal Parks (OSU), 4-0
149 – Brent Metcalf (I) tech. fall Quinten Fuentes (OSU), 21-5 in 5:15
157 – Neil Erisman (OSU) maj. dec. Aaron Janssen (I), 16-7
165 – Alex Meade (OSU) dec. Ryan Morningstar (I), 5-3
174 – Jay Borschel (I) maj. dec. Mike Benefiel (OSU), 9-1
184 – Phillip Keddy (I) dec. Clayton Foster (OSU), 3-2
197 – Alan Gelogaev (OSU) dec. Luke Lofthouse (I), 3-2
Hwt. – Jared Rosholt (OSU) dec. Blake Rasing (I), 7-5

Play-by-play after the jump

Read more

Inside MMA live at University of Iowa – guests include Dan Gable & Pat Miletich (full episode)

Part 1

Bas and Kenny were live at the University of Iowa Friday night for Oklahoma vs. Iowa wrestling. Guests included Dan Gable, Pat Miletich, Guy Mezger, and Scott Casper from Takedown Radio. Kruck’s Corner goes inside the Wrestling Hall of Fame. And as usual, the week’s MMA highlights are covered. (part 2 after the jump)

Read more