Former wrestlers who have made a name for themselves in mixed martial arts are among the guests on Takedown Wrestling this Saturday, Dec. 21, the weekly radio broadcast announced Wednesday.
Join Scott Casber, Dan McCool, Steve Foster, Jeff Murphy and Brad Johnson live this Saturday 9-11 a.m. Central and 10 a.m.-noon Eastern.
The broadcast begins with James Drescher, director and producer of "The Iowa Way", a documentary about University of Iowa wrestling which will be shown at Iowa City's Englert Theater on Friday, Dec. 20. Taking the mic at 9:20 will be Frankie "the Answer" Edgar, four-time NCAA qualifier for Clarion University and former UFC champ who recently wrestled at the Grapple at the Garden 2 event in New York City. .. followed at 9:35 by Michael Doyle, head wrestling coach at Independence High School in Iowa.
At 10:00, the featured guest will Joe Warren, Greco-Roman wrestler who is now competing in MMA for Bellator Fighting Championships... with Tito Ortiz, former wrestler with an MMA career that goes back to 1997.
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Takedown Wrestling's guest list for Dec. 21:
- 9:05: James Drescher - "The Iowa Way" documentary
- 9:20: Frankie "the Answer" Edgar
- 9:35: Michael Doyle - Head Coach Independence High in Iowa
- 9:50: Christian Payne - Max Muscle Sports Nutrition Update
- 10:00: Joe Warren- 2006 Greco Pan Am and World Champ, Bellator Featherweight champ
- 10:20: Tito Ortiz - MMA champ whose career spans more than a decade-and-a-half
- 10:40: Jeff Murphy - Kemin Wrestling Report
- 10:50: Amy Ruble, Wildrose Casino and Resort, Emmetsburg, Iowa
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