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Luke Thomas of MMA Fighting talks to 2011 NCAA wrestling champ turned MMA rookie Bubba Jenkins....

Luke Thomas of MMA Fighting talks to 2011 NCAA wrestling champ turned MMA rookie Bubba Jenkins. Jenkins comments on steroids and the spate of injuries in MMA: "I think the fact that a lot of people in the sport aren't genuine to the sport. Some people are taking steroids, some people are doing different things and I feel like that hampers and hurts their career for longevity," Jenkins told me at 'Grapple in the Big Apple' exhibition wrestling event last week in New York City. "Some people take steroids to get better or not to get better, but to get healed, and I've just never been a big fan of that. So when I start seeing random injuries from just a lot of different people, I start to get that eyebrow like 'Hmmm. See, you should probably just being doing it the right way.'"

2012 NCAA Wrestling Championship Highlight Video For those that missed the finals last Saturday,...

2012 NCAA Wrestling Championship Highlight Video For those that missed the finals last Saturday, here is an excellent fanmade highlight video .

American Wrestling instruction from the early 1950's. While toeholds and neckcranks had been taken...

American Wrestling instruction from the early 1950's. While toeholds and neckcranks had been taken out by the NCAA during the early 1930's other Catch elements took longer to be removed and form the American Folkstyle wrestling we're more familiar with. As you can see in the video there's a turnover to a reverse further nelson pry (stockade), the real Key Lock (arm crush) and a top body scissors with half nelson (low grapevined mount with what could easily become a guillotine choke). Just one example of why I maintain Catch as the missing link between Wrestling and BJJ.

CNN feature on NCAA 2011 Wrestling Champion Anthony Robles, where we find out more on how Robles...

CNN feature on NCAA 2011 Wrestling Champion Anthony Robles, where we find out more on how Robles trains as an athlete.

125lbs NCAA 2011 Wrestling Champion Anthony Robles post-fight press conference.

125lbs NCAA 2011 Wrestling Champion Anthony Robles post-fight press conference.

Ben Askren - two-time NCAA wrestling champion and current American Top Team purple belt - made his...

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Ben Askren - two-time NCAA wrestling champion and current American Top Team purple belt - made his MMA debut Saturday night against Josh Flowers on Headhunter Productions' "Patriot Act" card in Askren's hometown of Columbia, Missouri. Watch Kalib Run has a report on the event. HT: Rundownloser
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