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    Coach_J reacted to Billyhoyle in Anthony Echemedia Commits to Ohio State   
    I thought he was 19?  Essentially no different than Mark Hall/Logan Stieber age wise at that level. In terms of academics, there are many classes at every big school like tOSU/OSU/PSU/Alabama for athletes to stay eligible, as long as he shows up to class.  Your post seems very bitter for some unknown reason.  
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    Coach_J reacted to Plasmodium in It was only a matter of time. Jadidi giving impassioned speech to what appears to be his cult. Iranian fans please translate. (*vid*)   
    Not indicted != debunked.  Also, politically motivated?  A Republican  president is investigated by a Republican appointed former FBI director while the House and the Senate are Republican controlled - Sounds more like a cover up than a witch hunt!
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    Coach_J reacted to gimpeltf in It was only a matter of time. Jadidi giving impassioned speech to what appears to be his cult. Iranian fans please translate. (*vid*)   
    I shouldn't get into this but Mueller debunked nothing of the sort. He only said that he was going within the DOJ guidelines NOT to indict a sitting president so he didn't take a stand on the issue either way.
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    Coach_J got a reaction from RoosterAttack in UNC vs UMICH   
    Shout out here to Jack Medley on beating a top 20 opponent at 125.  Unheralded local kid making the most of a big opportunity.  Great young man--hard work and perseverance pays off! 
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    Coach_J got a reaction from Sheerstress in UNC vs UMICH   
    Shout out here to Jack Medley on beating a top 20 opponent at 125.  Unheralded local kid making the most of a big opportunity.  Great young man--hard work and perseverance pays off! 
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    Coach_J got a reaction from Housebuye in UNC vs UMICH   
    Shout out here to Jack Medley on beating a top 20 opponent at 125.  Unheralded local kid making the most of a big opportunity.  Great young man--hard work and perseverance pays off! 
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    Coach_J reacted to russelscout in Alleged Ohio State Disabato video   
    I think the issue was that he told everyone that he didnt know when its clear now that he did. It must be tough to tell the truth when you are sooooooo used to lying and deflecting.
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    Coach_J reacted to russelscout in Alleged Ohio State Disabato video   
    There was a case a few years ago near where I live. I apologize, but dont feel comfortable explaining every detail here. A manager of a local business had been taking high school boys to conferences on road trips for work. In every case the manager managed to get the 16-18 year olds away from the group where he performed sex acts on them. The story came out years after these events with multiple guys coming out. I knew one of them through family friends. He was 6'5 in high school. Every single one of the victims said that when something happened they froze. I dont get it, but I also dont think I should pretend to understand it either.
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    Coach_J reacted to pamela in Flo Kinda Explains why Flo is a joke   
    They broadcasted it live but I couldn’t see it because the stream went out.
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    Coach_J reacted to pamela in Flo Kinda Explains why Flo is a joke   
    I’m surprised Flo didn’t put up a “why Willie left” teaser vid with the full explanation behind a paywall.
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    Coach_J reacted to ptz305 in So much for the speculation about Stanford and 133 lbs   
    Yeah, this is a question that was on everyone's mind. I'm glad it is getting sorted out. Hopefully I can sleep now. 
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    Coach_J reacted to Sheerstress in MSU open   
    Ohio State got another title from Kharchla too.
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    Coach_J reacted to steamboat_charlie v2 in Kerkvliet has entered the transfer portal...   
    There was always a pretty solid chance of this happening considering his triple re-commit de-commit.  Clearly Snyder was a big factor in him choosing Ohio State to begin with.  
     
    Chase Singletary walking to class this afternoon:

     
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    Coach_J reacted to irani in Most shocking defeats   
    So here is how I will rank the 6 and I listed
    6. I will rank Gardner over Kraelin 6th.  It was towards the end of Kraelin's career, and no legitimate points were scored.
    5. I will rank Khadem over Khadartsev 5th, because again it was towards the end of Khaderstev's career
    4. Taylor over Yazdani is 4th, because Yazdani's credentials are nowhere near the other 5 in this list
    3.  Blubagh over Habibi is 3rd because it was more like an accident.  Habibi was dominating the match and got caught
    2. Sourian who was and is considered one of the GOAT is 2nd because while it was a shock, Sourian did lose again in that same Olympics and a future one
    1. Slay over Satiev has to be the top.  It was a confident execution of a bold game plan against one of the GOAT, who won many medals before and after that loss
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    Coach_J reacted to irani in Most shocking defeats   
    Which upsets truly shocked you? I can think of a few candidates,  but there are probably other good ones
    2000 olympics, Brandon Slay defeats the unbeatable Buvaisar Saitiev  1960 (yes, I am not old enough to remember, but have heard about it enough times) Douglas Blubagh defeats arguably the best wrestler of that time Habibi  3. Taylor Pins the Olympic champion Hassan Yazdani in the world cup, and then beats him again the world championship to show that it was not a fluke 
     
    4. Rasul Khadem defeats the legendary Makharbek Khadartsev in 1994 and does it again 1995 and 1996 to show that it was not a fluke 
     
    5. Rulon E. Gardner defeating Russia's Aleksandr Karelin in 2000 olympics 
     
    6. Hamid Sourian w in the 2008 Beijing Olympics, losing in the quarterfinals by eventual gold medalist Nazyr Mankiev of Russia (mercifully, I could not find a video)
     
     
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    Coach_J reacted to grappler111 in Imart vs Kamal Bey   
    Years ago I had proposed a similar format (like ski model also) to UWW. No response.
    A mixture of Freestyle and Greco with a super fight in Pankration could be awesome.
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    Coach_J got a reaction from grappler111 in Imart vs Kamal Bey   
    Will never happen, but have always thought it would be cool if Worlds/Olympics did a combined style to determine the most well-rounded wrestler.  Coin flip determines if they start FS or GR.  In case of two pins, the fastest fall is the winner.  Sports like swimming and track allow one guy to win numerous medals by mixing styles and/or distances; wrestling could have this option.
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    Coach_J reacted to Graverobber in German Wrestling League Videos   
    Just thought somebody might want to watch a few matches 
     
    Alejandro Valdez vs Akhmednabi Gvarzatilov 65kg freestlye
     
    Akhmed Magamaev vs Nurmagomed Gadhziyev 97kg freestyle 
     
    Arsen Musalaliev vs  Ali Shabanau 87kg Freestsle
    Edit : also Sharif Sharifov fought Elizbar Odikadze this Saturday and I'm looking to find a video 
     
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    Coach_J got a reaction from Shiraz123 in Iran Wrestling News   
    irani and shiraz, entertaining to read your discussion and observations.  Refreshing to listen to people who are enthusiasts and know what they are talking about.  Thank you.
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    Coach_J got a reaction from irani in Iran Wrestling News   
    irani and shiraz, entertaining to read your discussion and observations.  Refreshing to listen to people who are enthusiasts and know what they are talking about.  Thank you.
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    Coach_J got a reaction from irani in Iran Wrestling News   
    He does it so artfully!
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    Coach_J reacted to irani in Iran Wrestling News   
    Thanks Coach J
    I think what you mean is that you enjoy watching me post incorrect information, and have Shiraz correct me :)
     
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    Coach_J reacted to irani in Iran Wrestling News   
    Thanks for posting.
    You are right, the interviewer was terrible, and obviously did not know anything about wrestling.
    Karimi said Cox is a different wrestler than everyone else I have wrestled he has a different style and a different body type.  It's a problem I have not been able to solve.  The reporter then asked him how many times they have wrestled and Karimi sheepishly said four time.  the interview they said, "and you still haven't figured it out"?
    To be fair, I think the coaches should have the primary responsibility for figuring out the best way to wrestle Cox.  He has lost before, they need to review his losses and plan a different approach against him.  He did say their plan was to attack low, but Cox negated that strategy by keeping a distance from him.  He also said there were other people both domestic and international that he had difficulties with, but eventually defeated them. This whole issue is now moot, because we have no idea what weight Cox will wrestle at in the Olympics, and whether he will even qualify for the Olympics. 
    When he was asked about whether he moved to 92 because of Hassan Yazdani, he said Khadem and Talaie suggested to him that the move to 92.  To me that is an affirmative answer to the Hassan question
    Karimi looks way too small for 97 to me.  Has said he is very comfortable wrestling 97 KG wrestlers, so he pretty much implied he will move up to 97 Kg.  I cannot see him medaling in 97, US, Russia, and Azerbaijan probably have a big advantage over him
     
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    Coach_J reacted to wrestfan in Iran Wrestling News   
    interesting interview with Alireza Karimi
    https://video.varzesh3.com/video/201457/مصاحبه-جذاب-با-علیرضا-کریمی،-نایب-قهرمان-کشتی-جهان
    the host is kind of stupid and amateur, but still there were some interesting questions. he also put Karimi in an uncomfortable situation telling him something like "did you move up because of Hassan Yazdani ? can you beat him ? "
    Karimi also said Cox is like a missing address for him. one day he will find that address (to how to beat him) lol
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    Coach_J reacted to wrestfan in Iran Wrestling News   
    Iran National Championships Finals
    57kg: Mohsen Maleki (Tehran Environs) beat Mohammad Kaboli (Alborz) 7-2
    61kg: Majid Dastan (Tehran) beat Mohammad Maleki (East Azarbaijan) 10-0
    65kg: Morteza Ghiasi (Lorestan) beat Mehran Sheikhi (Mazandaran) 7-4
    70kg: Mehdi Yeganeh-Jafari (Mazandaran) beat Hossein Mostafavi (East Azarbaijan) 6-2
    74kg: Saeid Dadashpour (Tehran) beat Masoud Kamarvand (Hamedan) 3-2
    79kg: Omid Hassantabar (Mazandaran) beat Mohammad Zare'ei (Kordestan) 13-4
    86kg: Jalal Zaman (Mazandaran) beat Arash Nayyerabadi (Golestan) 4-3
    92kg: Arashk Mohebbi (Kermanshah) beat Meisam Mostafa-Jokar (Hamedan) 6-2
    97kg: Esmaeil Nejatian (Khorasan Razavi) beat Mohammad Hossein Mohammadian (Mazandaran) 4-4
    125kg: Amin Taheri (Tehran) beat Ahmad Rasouli (Golestan) 4-0
    none of the gold medalists are "new" maybe except 57kg and 61kg. Dastan was a bit impressive but the level was also not that great in this weight. Mohammadian-Nejatian was a bit controversial because the scoreboard wrongly showed Mohammadian as the winner but that was a mistake and they fixed it later. Nejatian won the final by a last second pushout.
    Dadashpour is  also still the same. winning his matches in last 20-30 seconds. I don't know if they can count on him for this weak weight though, he is probably not worse than Afzali.
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