Guests who can claim two Olympic gold medals and a total of seven NCAA Division I wrestling titles are among the mat legends featured on Takedown Wrestling Saturday, June 1, the show announced Monday.
Join hosts Scott Casber, Steve Foster, Jeff Murphy, Brad Johnson, Terry Cook and Kurt Backes this Saturday 9:00-11:00 a.m. Central and 10 a.m.-noon Eastern.
The first hour opens with Gene Zanetti, who will discuss his Z-Fanatical life philosophy. At 9:20, Jordan Burroughs, 2012 Olympic gold medalist in freestyle, World champion, and two-time NCAA champ for Nebraska takes the mic… followed by Cliff Fretwell of Compound Wrestling.
Launching the second hour is Jordan Oliver, two-time NCAA champ for Oklahoma State who had a great performance at the United 4 Wrestling event in Los Angeles a week ago. At 10:20, University of Iowa head coach Tom Brands — 1996 Olympic gold medalist, and three-time NCAA titlewinner — talks to the Takedown team.
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Takedown Wrestling’s guest list for June 1:
- 9:03: Gene Zanetti – Z-Fanatical Life Philosophy
- 9:20: Jordan Burroughs – Olympic, World champion. Coming off wins over Russia in big duals in New York City and Los Angeles.
- 9:40: Cliff Fretwell – Co-owner, Compound Wrestling
- 9:50: Tyler Barkley – Max Muscle Sports Nutrition Update
- 10:00: Jordan Oliver – Two-time NCAA champion, who scored wins over Russia, Canada at United 4 Wrestling event in L.A.
- 10:20: Tom Brands – Head Coach, Iowa Hawkeyes
- 10:50: Peg Johnson – Wildrose Casino and Resort, Clinton, Iowa
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