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Short Time Wrestling Podcast

Hosted by Hall of Fame and award-winning wrestling broadcaster and journalist Jason Bryant, Short Time brings you the most relevant topics in wrestling with news, reviews, previews and interviews with the top names from Olympic-level, college and high school wrestling. Short Time is outfitted by Compound Clothing and is produced by Mat Talk Online.
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Now displaying: September, 2014
Sep 29, 2014
When Nestor Taffur walked off the mat in Oklahoma City after falling to Rutgers’ Anthony Perrotti in the Round of 12, he walked off the mat as the very last competitive wrestler in the sport of wrestling for Boston University. The New Jersey native had proposed to his then-girlfriend earlier in the tournament, so it was a spectrum of emotion. As Taffur realized the program he’d given so much to was about to go away, he spent more and more time with his college coach, Read More +
Sep 26, 2014
Even as a sponsor to some of the top elite wrestlers in the country, what do you really know about Flipswrestling? On Episode 106 of the Short Time Wrestling Podcast, we talk with the man behind Flipswrestling, New Jersey native Don Beshada. Among the things we’ll talk with Beshada about are the foundations of Flipswrestling, how the brand has worked its way into wrestling, sponsoring athletes and ways to get more attention and financial benefits for senior-level athletes all while creating awareness for the sport Read More +
Sep 22, 2014
During his tenure at Central Michigan as an Associate Athletics Director, Derek van der Merwe was the chairman of the NCAA Division I Wrestling Committee. He’s seen a lot of changes of the past decade in the sport. Now, he’s settled in as the Athletics Director at Austin Peay State University, or simply Austin Peay, a Division I school in Clarksville, Tenn. We’ll talk with van der Merwe on the following topics and more on Episode 105 of the Short Time Wrestling Podcast. First off, Read More +
Sep 16, 2014
United World Wrestling president Nenad Lalovic hosted a wrap-up press conference on September 14 at 17:00 in room 202 in the Sports Complex building adjacent to the arena. Lalovic talked about the championships and was available to the media for questions. He had several guests with him at the press conference, including Russian wrestling great, Alexander Karelin, and Uzbekistan Bureau member and newly named Vice President of United World Wrestling, Akhroldjan Ruziev and FILA Vice President Mikhail Mamiashvili of Russia. Also in attendance was Rich Read More +
Sep 14, 2014
No medals for the United States on the final day of the United World Wrestling Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Spenser Mango finished fifth for the second year in a row, while Caylor Williams and Justin “Harry” Lester were eliminated from medal contention early in the day. Hear what the athletes and coach Matt Lindland had to say, with audio provided by USA Wrestling’s Gary Abbott.
Sep 13, 2014
The sixth day at the United World Wrestling Championships wasn’t a good one for the United States as Bryce Saddoris, Joe Rau and Robby Smith failed to place. Smith and Saddoris each won matches, while Rau was winning his match until getting pinned. We’ll hear from U.S. Greco-Roman National Team Coach Matt Lindland and all three of the world teamers on Episode 103 of the Short Time Wrestling Podcast. Special thanks to Gary Abbott of USA Wrestling for providing us with audio from the athlete Read More +
Sep 12, 2014
The Greco-Roman drought is over and the U.S. took third in the team race as Day 5 of the World Championships. Elena Pirozhkova earned her fourth world medal with a silver and helped lead coach Terry Steiner’s squad to another top three finish. Andy Bisek won the first Greco-Roman medal since 2009 with a bronze at 75kg.
Sep 11, 2014
Adeline Gray became the fourth woman in American wrestling history to win four medals at the World Championships — and she did it by taking the gold. Gray won her second world title with a 2-1 win over Brazil’s Aline Da Silva Ferreira and had to go through a gauntlet of monster opponents to reach the final. We talk with Adeline Gray and her father George about the experience and overcoming a personal tragedy this summer.
Sep 10, 2014
It was another one-medal day for the United States at the 2014 United World Wrestling Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Helen Maroulis won a bronze medal at 55kg, the second world medal of her career, while Alyssa Lampe just missed out on a medal, finishing fifth at 48kg. Japan crowned two champions, while other titles were won by Mongolia and Germany. With audio provided by USA Wrestling’s Gary Abbott, we’ll hear from U.S. Women’s National Team Coach Terry Steiner and athletes Randi Miller, Alyssa Lampe and Read More +
Sep 10, 2014
Full audio from the United World Wrestling press conference at the 2014 World Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. There’s a lot of Russian language in this.
Sep 9, 2014
The second day of the United World Wrestling Championships concluded as men’s freestyle finished up. It was another rough day for the United States as only Jordan Burroughs would come home with a medal, and that medal was third. We’ll talk with Jordan Burroughs, Bruce Burnett, Brent Metcalf and Jimmy Kennedy on Episode 99 of the Short Time Wrestling Podcast.
Sep 8, 2014
Catching up with the U.S. World Teamers who competed on the first day of the United World Wrestling Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Tervel Dlagnev won a bronze medal, while three other Americans didn’t place. Clarion alum Bekzod Abdurakhmanov of Uzbekistan also won a bronze. Lots to hear with special thanks from Gary Abbott of USA Wrestling for the audio from Team USA.
Sep 5, 2014
It’s been 18 years since the tragic murder of wrestling hero Dave Schultz. On Episode 97 of the Short Time Wrestling Podcast, we talk with Dave’s widow Nancy on life since and her take on the upcoming Foxcatcher film. She’s also working on her own documentary about Dave. Some of the topics discussed on Episode 97 of the Short Time Wrestling Podcast with Nancy Schultz are: How did you discover wrestling and what made you fall in love with the sport? People in wrestling know Read More +
Sep 1, 2014
Hate him or, well, hate him, Chael Sonnen is never at a loss for words. Even in the wake of his failed drug test and his subsequent retirement from the Ultimate Fighting Championship, Sonnen continues to embrace his role as the ultimate heel in the world of mixed martial arts. You might even find a list — or 10 — that rank Sonnen as one of the most hated figures in MMA history. The 1998 Division I All-American from the University of Oregon will talk Read More +
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