FloWrestling Radio Live is hosted by Christian Pyles and Willie Saylor of Flowrestling.com. CP and Smalls dive into all topics pertaining to high school, college and international wrestling.
CP, Ben, and JD discuss what Kevin Jackson to Michigan means and fill out some brackets to determine the best NCAA team from the past decade. Send in user submissions to 515-509-5071 or FRLsubmissions@flosports.tv! Run of Show 0:01 - Kevin Jackson to Michigan. What does it mean for J'den Cox and Team USA? 0:13 - creating a bracket to determine the best NCAA team of the past decade 0:16 - 2016 Penn State vs 2014 Penn State 0:24 - 2018 Ohio State vs 2013 Penn State 0:47 - 2020 Iowa vs 2011 Penn State 1:02 - 2021 Iowa vs 2015 Ohio State 1:15 - Questions from friends
The boys debate who the best 149-pounder from the past 10 years to not win NCAAs was, break down Battle at the Ballpark, and answer a whole lot of questions. Send in user submissions to 515-509-5071 or FRLsubmissions@flosports.tv! Run of Show 0:01 - Battle at the Ballpark is going to be the greatest event in the history of wrestling 0:26 - best 149 from the past decade not to win NCAAs Questions 0:30 - how we feel about people wrestling in college forever 0:34 - could we see Spencer Lee double up at the Ballpark? 0:36 - why is Jordan Burroughs popular in Iran? 0:38 - why doesn't UWW use bonus points + solving all of international wrestling's problems 0:48 - better athlete: Snyder or Sadulaev? 0:50 - is Kyle Snyder a defensive wrestler? 0:51 - what does Gable vs Sadulaev look like? 0:52 - Is Bo Bassett eligible for the 2024 Olympics and do most phenoms pan out? 0:57 - The true freshmen who could make an impact this year 1:04 - Our favorite wrestlers to watch both international and domestic
JD, Bray, and Ben talk about where Sadaulaev stacks up on the all-time list and debate whether or not harder sanctions should have been brought down on Russia. Send in user submissions to 515-509-5071 or FRLsubmissions@flosports.tv!
Send in user submissions to 515-509-5071 or FRLsubmissions@flosports.tv! Bray is back on as the boys put their money down on the World Championships and some fans call and say how far they're willing to go to be the #1 FRL fan.
Send in user submissions to 515-509-5071 or FRLsubmissions@flosports.tv! Jon Kozak joins the show to give a weight by weight preview of the World Championship and give predictions. Run of Show 0:02 - Nic Bouzakis committed to Ohio State 0:06 - Stevan Micic is still wrestling in college 0:12 - 57 kg 0:19 - 61 kg 0:25 - 65 kg 0:30 - 70 kg 0:33 - 74 kg 0:38 - 79 kg 0:43 - 86 kg 0:47 - 92 kg 0:49 - 97 kg 0:55 - 125 kg 1:00 - What are the US' odds of winning it all? 1:08 - Questions from friends
Ben is in the studio to discuss Iowa adding women's wrestling and have a heated debate about Dake vs Taylor's careers + Cyon joins the show to tell some crazy recruiting stories. Send in user submissions to 515-509-5071 or FRLsubmissions@flosports.tv Run of Show 0:01 - the University of Iowa has added a women's wrestling program 0:10 - what are the challenges to building a women's wrestling club 0:16 - Cyon joins the show and tells some crazy recruiting stories from his Iowa State days 0:35 - back to Iowa women's wrestling 0:37 - Is Kyle Snyder sad that Sadulaev is going to be at Worlds? 0:45 - the SEC just added a rule that could be advantageous to Missouri 0:50 - Who's career would you rather have if they ended today: Kyle Dake or David Taylor? 1:03 - User voicemails 1:19 - Questions from friends
King G joins the show again to give the lowdown on Russia's World Team and the boys debate a National Dual tournament. Send in user submissions to 515-509-5071 or FRLsubmissions@flosports.tv Run of Show 0:01 - Is Jordan Burroughs putting out propaganda on Twitter? 0:03 - Penn State's schedule is out and there's one big takeaway 0:07 - National Duals debate 0:20 - Russian Coach Tedeev is not happy with his pay 0:30 - Russian correspondent King G joins the show 1:04 - Questions from friends
The boys talk about how COVID is affecting Northwestern and college wrestling as a whole + recap WNO and debate the best 141 from the past 10 years not to win NCAAs. Send in user submissions to 515-509-5071 or FRLsubmissions@flosports.tv 0:01: Carter Young is transferring and more crazy news out of Northwestern 0:18 - Who's Number One recap 0:51 - Ben Kueter is playing both football and wrestling at Iowa 0:59 - the best 141 from the past 10 years not to win NCAAs 1:10 - questions from friends
User voicemail & email submissions can be sent to 515-509-5071 and FRLsubmissions@flosports.tv. The boys give their takes on wrestlers not competing on the backside, talk more WTT, and preview Daton's biggest threat at Worlds. 0:00 - Intro 0:02 - Our take on wrestlers not competing on the backside 0:12 - What to make of Carter Starocci's performance 0:22 - More solid backside performances at WTT 0:45 - An introduction to Daton's main threat at Worlds, Abasgadzhi Magomedov 0:53 - Power ranking all 10 weights on the likelihood of medaling 1:08 - Why RBY didn't compete at World Team Trials & how a match with him in Daton in freestyle goes
The boys are back from Lincoln to recap the World Team Trials + Adeline Gray joins the show as well! 0:00 - Intro 0:02 - Burroughs performance + injury 0:15 - Adeline Gray joins to show to talk women's wrestling 0:30 - Iowa is VERY close to adding a women's team 0:31 - Gwiz is back 0:38 - NATO looked great 0:40 - Carter Young had himself a weekend 0:44 - Yianni vs Joey 0:57 - Should JO have stayed down at 65? 1:03 - 70 kg 1:14 - J'den back on the team 1:17 - Jenna vs Jacarra was amazing 1:22 - RTC talk 1:33 - Gable is officially going to the WWE
The boys make their final predictions for World Team Trials as well as rank the best 133s from the past decade who haven't won an NCAA title. Run of Show 0:02 - Who will be in Burroughs' corner this weekend? 0:09 - Why won't there be any Hawkeyes at the World Team Trials? 0:16 - Women and Greco pre-seeds are out 0:23 - 65 kg predictions 0:39 - 79 kg predictions 0:42 - 92 kg predictions 0:50 - 125 kg predictions 0:56 - ranking the best 133s from the past decade that didn't win an NCAA title
The gang breaks down the 61 kg and 70 kg World Team Trials brackets and gives their predictions. Run of Show 0:00 - intro 0:01 - Michael K Williams passed away 0:02 - what made The Wire so great 0:06 - the new Suriano film is out 0:11 - Ashnault and Massa are out of WTT 0:13 - has Gable made it official with the WWE? 0:20 - 61 kg seeding and predictions 0:55 - 70 kg seeding and predictions 1:09 - questions from friends
User voicemail & email submissions can be sent to 515-509-5071 and FRLsubmissions@flosports.tv. King G joins the show from Moscow to give us the lowdown on Team Russia, including big news about Sidakov, and the boys debate the best 125 of the past 10 years to never win an NCAA title. Rundown 00:00 Intro 02:04 Suriano trailer 13:58 No Bajrang at worlds 25:55 Ben has a problem with big media holding videos from wrestling tournaments 29:40 King G joins the show to talk all things Russia, including some potentially big news on Sidakov 54:35 The best 125 pounder of the past decade to never win 1:09:15 User submissions 1:13:16 JD's confession hour 1:22:33 How Would Ben coach Snyder to beat Sadulaev
Braxton Amos joins the show to talk about his weight, his World title, Greco, and more. 00:00 Intro 02:00 Braxton Amos 23:52 Why are there different weights for freestyle and Greco? 26:25 CP is intrigued about 61 KG 31:47 Trent Dilfer & the loud, aggressive coaching style 41:14 Power ranking Wednesday 1:06:53 We have a new voicemail number and email for video/audio submissions!! 1:08:03 Questions from friends Phone number & email for voicemails and video/audio submissions is 515-509-5071 and FRLsubmissions@flosports.tv
Ben is back from vacation to discuss all the news over the weekend, Yazdani's new game plan for David Taylor, and so much more. 00:00 Intro 02:27 Amazing stretch of wrestling coming up 08:36 Yazdani's coach has a new game plan 20:42 We have a new voicemail # and video submission email 23:45 we've got some new features coming 31:25 Spencer Lee to Rudis 38:38 Cornell Robinson named Wyoming Seminary head coach 39:47 Jamil Kelly named head coach of Tar Heel wrestling club 43:50 Who's Number One will be college rules 53:10 Most exciting Who's Number One matches 56:34 Holding back kids for athletics 1:06:20 Ben's take on childhood obesity 1:15:15 Questions from friends
Shane Sparks keep the energy up on this episode of FRL while discussing a variety of topics. Run of Show 00:00 Intro 03:10 NCAA talk 23:15 Shane's thoughts on the Olympics 33:14 Joey Cruz to Oklahoma 33:38 Shane got a football gig for ESPN 41:49 NCAA weight & match Shane is most looking forward to this season 50:31 Looking ahead at World Team Trials 1:14:30 Questions from friends
Chael Sonnen joins the show and goes on several epic rants about a number of different hot topics in wrestling. Run of Show 00:00 Intro + Chael Sonnen joins the show 01:56 Thoughts on the Olympics 14:25 Braxton Amos vs AJ Ferrari 31:55 The needle movers in wrestling 37:48 Burroughs vs the field at 79 kg 44:21 61 at the World Team Trials 56:35 NCAA rules! WNO 58:00 Chael picks CP's brain on Greco 1:03:51 Questions from friends
Get 20% off MANCSCAPED + Free Shipping with promo code FLOWRESTLING at MANSCAPED.com! The boys discuss who Penn State entered at World Team Trials and why as well as how good Keegan O'Toole can get. Run of Show 00:00 Intro + Emily Shilson winning gold live reaction 02:50 Penn State entered World Team Trials last night 28:00 How good is/can Keegan O'Toole get? 43:30 Back to Trials talk 51:45 Kennedy Blades is destroying people 52:59 Rocky Elam also won Junior gold 55:10 Is 197 the best NCAA weight for the next four years? 58:08 Japan is going to Senior Worlds, but their Olympians aren't 1:00:40 How does a Retheford - Pantaleo rematch go? 1:02:50 Will Kennedy Blades win Senior Worlds this year? 1:09:45 Amit Elor live gold reaction 1:13:30 Questions from friends
Get 20% off MANCSCAPED + Free Shipping with promo code FLOWRESTLING at MANSCAPED.com! The boys discuss what it means that Gable isn't going to Worlds as well as watch Keegan O'Toole's gold medal match live on air. Run of Show 00:00 Intro 01:30 Team USA women put 3 of 5 in the finals, lead team race after day 1 02:55 Braxton Amos killed a man in the Junior World finals 11:44 Gable Steveson declined his World Team spot 12:20 Does 10 weight Worlds help or hinder our chances of beating Russia? 29:45 Live reaction to Keegan O'Toole winning Junior Worlds 35:30 More Gable Steveson talk 49:50 More Keegan O'Toole talk 1:00:00 Questions from friends
Get 20% off MANCSCAPED + Free Shipping with promo code FLOWRESTLING at MANSCAPED.com! The boys discuss the first day and a half of Junior Worlds and get excited for how awesome World Team Trials is going to be.
Get 20% OFF @manscaped + Free Shipping with promo code FLOWRESTLING at MANSCAPED.com! #ad #manscapedpod Ben is back to discuss if Kyle Dake will stay at Cornell, talk women's wrestling, and folkstyle vs freestyle training. Run of Show 00:00 Intro 01:20 More Burroughs - Sidakov discussion 07:30 Dake long term at Cornell? 21:00 Bennett Berge to SDSU 21:41 More Gable news 23:45 Breaking news from Stevie 24:31 Sarah Hildebrandt has become the best US woman at par terre 34:00 IOC article about gender equality and what it means for wrestling 39:08 folkstyle training vs freestyle training debate 59:41 Looking ahead at World Team Trials 1:08:51 Family dollar store in Lincoln loses all their employees 1:09:30 Questions from friends
David Bray joins the show to discuss Dake and Gilman's injuries and debate the top five pound-for-pound wrestlers in the world as well as peak Sidakov vs peak Burroughs. Run of Show 00:00 Intro 01:08 How Gilman healed his foot injury 16:30 Kyle Dake apparently got injured 35:00 Jordan Burroughs at 79 40:30 CP & JD fiercely debate peak Burroughs vs peak Sidakov 48:20 International pound-for-pound debate 1:10:20 Questions from friends
CP is back from Tokyo to discuss as much Olympic fallout as we can. Run of Show 00:00 Intro 01:08 Final Recap 8:00 Gable's crazy gold 28:00 David Taylor vs Yazdani 35:30 Snyder vs Sadulaev III 45:40 Olympians going to Worlds 50:25 The US' depth 1:00:53 Tamyra's takeoff 1:02:15 Putting Kyle Snyder's greatness into perspective 1:18:38 CP's Tokyo experience 1:22:28 Questions from friends 1:31:50 Outro
Jon Kozak joins the show along with JD and Ben to breakdown each men's freestyle weight class and give their predictions. Run Of Show 00:00 Intro 00:55 Spencer Lee has come out with t shirts along side Barstool Sports 04:30 ESPN is trying to break up the Big 12 08:00 Olympic preview and predictions 1:14:35 What is the likelihood of someone making back-to-back Olympic Teams?
CP, Ben, and JD talk about what's next for the Big 12, Simone Biles pulling out of the Olympics, and where Dake & Snyder stack up on the all time list if they win in Tokyo. Run of Show 00:00 Intro 2:15 Simone Biles pulled out of the Olympics for her mental health. Our thoughts. 22:14 What Texas and Oklahoma leaving the Big 12 means for wrestling 33:55 Team USA has arrived in Japan 37:00 Gable Steveson has signed a deal with MMA agent Dave Martin 41:50 Tom Brands got a nice pay raise and extension 45:18 The women's cadet world team won their first-ever World team title over the weekend 48:05 Debating where Kyle Dake and Kyle Snyder rank on the all time great list if they win in Tokyo 1:01:23 Questions from friends 1:11:48 Outro
CP is back from his hiatus to discuss the latest college coaching news, NIL news, preview Fargo, and take a look at the Olympics. Run of Show 00:00 Intro 00:34 JD's at-risk lifestyle 02:25 Cornell's squad 06:00 Penn staff/RTC 07:18 Borelli getting the band back together 08:27 Ned Shuck to Bellarmine 09:41 The best NIL deals we've seen so far 17:43 Sneak peek at USA Olympic singlets 20:06 Fargo main storylines 32:30 World and Olympic medals 2000-2019 42:00 Zamalov fan page goes at Burroughs 1:01:38 Questions from friends
JD, Spey, and Bray talk about the worst-case scenario for Team USA in Tokyo and if the ACC could possibly surpass the Big Ten for best wrestling conference. Run of Show 00:00 Intro 03:57 BJ Futrell announced as Penn assistant 05:25 Tristan Moran hired as Cal Poly volunteer assistant 05:53 Spencer Lee filed an official trademark application for “excuses are for wusses” 07:27 What happens if a wrestler tests positive for COVID at the Olympics 13:48 Olympic talk What do brackets look like with the seeds? Who are the best guys getting drawn in? Death draws for Americans 1:01:25 The ACC vs Big Ten discussion
Ben, Bray, and JD take a look at past Cadet World Championships and make predictions for this year's team. Run of Show 00:00 - Intro 04:50 - RBY continuing to make NIL moves 07:55 - Ned Shuck named Bellarmine head coach 11:14 - Japan declares state of emergency 18:04 - Cadet World Championships rewind 53:30 - 2021 Team introduction 1:15:20 - 2020 vs past teams + predictions 1:20:50 - Questions from friends
Kozak and Spey join the show to break down Russia's Olympic Team and Team USA's chances against them in Tokyo. Run of Show 00:00 Intro 01:08 Mike Grey is making moves in Ithaca 09:41 Russian Olympic Team introduction 13:55 Team USA's chances against Russia (with pics) 53:33 Historical Olympic data 1:08:35 Questions from friends 1:19:30 Chael Sonnen's Jordan Burroughs video
JD, Bray, and Ben talk about all the deals from the first few days of the NIL era as well as what's been going on elsewhere in the NCAA. Run of Show 00:00 Intro 00:35 NIL roundup 26:40 Ed Ruth named Illinois assistant 43:19 Frank Perrelli named head coach of Spartan RTC 44:42 Ryan Deakin entered last chance qualifier at 70 kg 47:45 Transfer News 52:38 Bajrang update 52:57 Questions from friends
Bray joins the show to discuss the first day of the new NIL rules as well as which true freshmen could we see wrestle next season. Run of Show 00:00 Intro 01:58 NIL day one social media roundup 07:52 Gable Steveson has the largest Instagram following of any active Big Ten athlete. RBY #3 Spencer #7 13:45 David Carr won Iowa State male athlete of the year 14:06 Which true freshman should go right away? 57:37 Questions
On episode 665 of FRL Oklahoma State compliance officer, Kevin Fite, joins the show to talk all things name, image, and likeness, and the boys have their own NIL money-making draft. Run of Show 00:27 Kevin Fite interview 45:52 NIL extra thoughts 48:47 NIL draft 1:15:58 RBY won Penn State athlete of the year 1:16:47 Voinovich went 2-2 at junior Euros 1:17:06 Chance Marsteller rejoining Kolat 1:18:50 Questions
JD's back to talk Aliev takeaways, recent coaching & transfer news, as well as expectations for elite high school wrestlers. Run of Show 02:20 NCAA talk NIL 17:29 Sadulaev at Aliev 32:15 Bajrang Punia at Aliev 34:55 Gwiz joining Spartan RTC/Cornell staff 38:20 Ray Blake to Bixby HS (Oklahoma) 39:50 Transfer news 41:33 Rylan Rogers to Michigan 43:00 Jayden Eierman teasing NIL signing 49:15 NCAA Rule changes 52:30 Disk Golf 59:05 Questions from friends 1:21:30 Otoguru horse training
Rob Koll joins CP, Ben, and Bray to talk about the newest members of Stanford's coaching staff and other developments to the program. Order of Show 0:00 JD Rader's whereabouts and talking about Rob Koll's new staff 0:09 Rob Koll comes on to talk about Stanford's staff 0:20 Financial Aid and its impact on college wrestling, and Rob Koll's professional energy 0:30 Recruiting to Stanford 0:46 The secret to Rob Koll's 0:53 Why Koll believes Kyle Dake is the best in the world 1:01 Rob Koll's take on name, image, and likeness changes 1:13 Questions from friends
CP, Ben, and Bray talk about what Gavin Nelson's commitment to Minnesota means, and more discussion of NCAA name, image, and likeness. Order of Show 0:00 NCAA recruiting nuggets 0:02 Gavin Nelson's massive commitment to Minnesota and what it means for the Gophers 0:11 NCAA step out talk 0:18 Name, Image, and Likeness talk 0:38 Questions from friends 0:57 Ben's autism test confirmed his suspicions
CP, Ben, and Bray discuss AJ Ferrari's plan to capitalize on his name, image, and likeness and the Supreme Court's ruling on the NCAA. Order of Show 0:00 AJ Ferrari plans to sign endorsement deals on July 1 0:06 Why Oklahoma State's NIL plan puts them ahead of the game 0:18 The Supreme Court's ruling against the NCAA 0:29 How name, image, and likeness changes could impact wrestling 0:36 Questions from Friends
CP, Ben, and Kozak dive into topics related to the Olympics and discuss major transfer moves from the last few days. Order of Show 0:00 What to do about the looming episode 666 0:03 Gaige Garcia to Lehigh, and Keegan Moore to Oklahoma 0:05 What the Olympic seeds mean for Team USA 0:36 Questions from friends
CP, Ben, and Bray talk about the canceled JB vs IMar match and June 15 recruiting advice before Evan Wick calls in to make his transfer announcement. Order of Show 0:00 Discussion of the canceled JB vs IMar match 0:16 Ben's advice for 2023 recruits on the first day coaches can call 0:25 Matt Ramos is in the transfer portal 0:28 A little Evan Wick Talk before he comes on 0:30 Ben's experience at 16u Duals 0:33 Fargo's coming up, and our hotel is janky 0:38 Yianni is going up to 70kg for trials 0:40 Questions from Friends 0:44 The worst stylistic matchup for Gilman and Dake at the Olympics 0:53 Evan Wick makes his transfer announcement 1:17 the toughest stylistic matchups for Taylor, Snyder, and Gable at the Olympics
Run of Show 0:00 - Team USA has had a rough day in Poland so far 0:01 - Youssif Hemida is now competing for Egypt 0:02 - J'den Cox lost to a Ukranian 0:10 - Mohammadian will be Iran's rep at 97 0:12 - Yianni - Musukaev II was absurd and so was the reffing 0:31 - Alec Pantaleo beat James Green 0:37 - Jason Nolf blew a late lead to go 0-1 0:43 - 133 lbs tiers 0:53 - questions from friends 1:07 - Iowa vs Penn State 2022 team race 1:18 - how NCAA allowing athletes to benefit off their name and likeness will affect wrestling