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    jp157 got a reaction from spladle08 in Guerrero stories thread   
    He literally stepped on you?
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    jp157 reacted to iGranby in Illinois   
    Yeah I agree. 
    The allure would be relative proximity to home, and the fact its a Big Ten School. Outside of that idk if there would be any interest from him, or for him by the admin. 
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    jp157 reacted to Drew87 in Illinois   
    Having read that article, I think John Reader would be a sneaky strong pick. He’s been coaching for a long time, was a killer in college at 174, and might be at the point of running his own program.  
     
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    jp157 got a reaction from iGranby in Illinois   
    I also think it’s dubious he’d be the best to handle the more.. I guess “straight laced” aspects of being a head coach. Not a diss. Just not his strengths
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    jp157 reacted to TripNSweep in Choking in FS and Greco.   
    He put a lot of pressure on people's head and neck. Too bad they outlawed his headlock turn.
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    jp157 got a reaction from Stl in Olympic Training Center Resident Athletes   
    According to some old timers, one of the reasons the RTCs gained popularity so quickly was because “allegedly”.. USA wrestling would have favorites and use the training at the OTC to scout for and give other advantages to their favorite. As well as providing more overseas opportunities.
     
    The only person I’ve seen out that in writing is Schalle.. but many people think he is.. “off” as a person. He is not the only one I’ve heard it from though. 
     
    Take that as you will. It’s a circumstance designed for the word allegedly 
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    jp157 reacted to AHamilton in Best P4P wrestler in the WORLD...   
    DeSanto
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    jp157 got a reaction from The Genius in Best P4P wrestler in the WORLD...   
    How is Dake ahead of Sadulaev....?? I’m genuinely curious about this logic. I genuinely want to know if it’s anything more than fan boy ism. 
     
    If it’s because he finally beat Burroughs.. Jordan had only gotten bronze in last 2 world championships. And was at the age most pro athletes call off.. 32-33 years old. 
     
    That aside. I’d like to know how Dakes two non Olympic weight titles not only match but beat Sadulaev’s... FIVE senior golds.. one senior silver, and two cadet titles... 
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    jp157 got a reaction from ssoH in Best P4P wrestler in the WORLD...   
    How is Dake ahead of Sadulaev....?? I’m genuinely curious about this logic. I genuinely want to know if it’s anything more than fan boy ism. 
     
    If it’s because he finally beat Burroughs.. Jordan had only gotten bronze in last 2 world championships. And was at the age most pro athletes call off.. 32-33 years old. 
     
    That aside. I’d like to know how Dakes two non Olympic weight titles not only match but beat Sadulaev’s... FIVE senior golds.. one senior silver, and two cadet titles... 
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    jp157 reacted to fullnelson in JO Weight Cut   
    Massive weight cuts have always occurred-K Chertow was 26 lbs over 2 days before his competition in Seoul, and it showed on the mat (one and done). Mark Shultz did cut 12 lbs in an hour in Pensacola (Remember Foxcatcher), although he did it outside the arena in the sun (not in the hallway as in the movie) with Dave pushing him hard. Akins used to do 2 IV's after weighins (when it was still legal), huge weight cutter. Agree that some guys can't do it while others thrive, obviously making a big difference in their appearance on the mat. Gene Mills said he weighed over 140 in the finals with Gonzales in the 118 NCAA finals (weigh-ins were the night before); imagine the suffering to make 114.5 (52 kg). Waiting till the last second is the ideal way to do it; Terry Brands was a master of this thinking. He'd be 10 over with less than 2 hours before weighins, but his routine was solid, getting on the air dyne and pushing as hard as he could for one hour in plastics, hood, gloves, etc and he's on weight when done. The beauty here of course is that you immediately rehydrate and you're back up to 135-36 where you were when you started the cut, keeping your size. Obviously it takes a well-conditioned athlete to pull this off, and of course you have to be hydrated to begin with. Cutting water weight at the very end is the way to do it. I just can't believe that J.O. cuts water weight in the evening; it would take much longer for rehydration to be fully assimilated after a long delay between getting down to weight and then sitting on it till weighins. Science shows after 90 min the body (if no fluids are injested) will attempt equilibrium of body fluids by going to other areas of the body for lack of fluid balance, including muscles (which will often lead to cramping).
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    jp157 got a reaction from nhs67 in Tiebreakers   
    The discussion should be about how we value criteria. First vs last score and whatnot 
     
    Not OT 
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    jp157 reacted to uncle bernard in OTT Finals Thread   
    heartbreaking for Burkert. She wrestled out of her mind this weekend. 
    Absolutely filthy from Maroulis.
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    jp157 reacted to MadMardigain in OTT Finals Thread   
    She has got to be in the conversation after having one of the most decorated international careers. Needs that Olympic Gold Medal now. 
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    jp157 reacted to bnwtwg in OTT Finals Thread   
    Chicago, same difference though and I don't really say that as a compliment.
    Edit to add: Rau is a good guy from all my interactions. South side irish of Chicago  not so much.
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    jp157 reacted to VakAttack in OTT Finals Thread   
    So we have two third matches so far, both WFS.  Helen Maroulis, the greatest US women's wrestler ever in one match.  Macey Kilty, the future (along with Kennedy Blades) of women's wrestling in the other.
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    jp157 reacted to MadMardigain in OTT Finals Thread   
    Need to get him on our development coaching staff soon after he finishes up his career.  He already has some smarter technique than we often see from our greco program.  
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    jp157 reacted to VakAttack in OTT Finals Thread   
    Moore just doesn't have it mentally in this match up.
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    jp157 got a reaction from Major Kong in OTT Finals Thread   
    Are you a snobby prep school boy angry Dake didn’t get what he “deserved” for so long
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    jp157 got a reaction from GoNotQuietly in OTT Finals Thread   
    He acknowledged it
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    jp157 reacted to Jose132 in OTT Finals Thread   
    I don’t understand why y’all are so salty. In terms of quality it goes Women’s, Greco, Midget, then men’s. Love me some hornswaggle.


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    jp157 got a reaction from Majinbrak in OTT Finals Thread   
    Suples I am less and less likely to patronize your business if you keep popping up when I check track 
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    jp157 reacted to nom in OTT Finals Thread   
    Two great matches at the exact same time.  Imagine FLO doing it this way.  PEOPLE WOULD BE HUNTING THEM DOWN AND MURDERING THEM.
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    jp157 reacted to TFBJR in OTT Finals Thread   
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    jp157 got a reaction from Perry in OTT Finals Thread   
    I love how the people who were some of the biggest screechers bout da personal responsibility and being “accountable” and not making excuses... seem to be very okay with the dude who did nothing but make excuses and whine bout how unfair the rules were and threw tantrums till he got his way...
     
    Just an observation 
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    jp157 reacted to jross in 2021 OTT consi bout thread   
    The Pyles family is also over near me...  their kids look as bored as mine... reminds me of my dad pulling over at every scenic stop... dad loves it... child me is like... again...
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