emaillogoThe Fight Network presents Takedown Wrestling Radio LIVE from the iHeart Studios in Des Moines, Iowa. Powered by Kemin Industries, Takedown takes the pulse of America’s sport.

Join Scott Casber, Tony Hager, Bob Larson, Al Nacin and Brad Johnson this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. (CT) live on iHeart Radio or

Join as we talk about the great coach, his teachings and his web site,

  • 9:00 a.m. – Khris Whelan: Two-time All-American at Missouri. Great Britain 1996 Olympic Wrestling Coach. Currently a high school coach Cahokia in St. Louis, MO.
  • 9:15 a.m. – Kelly Ward: National Champion and three-time All-American from Iowa State University. Also known as one of the few wrestlers to beat Dave Schultz.
  • 9:35 a.m. – Jeff Slinkard: Missouri father who has used Les’s DVD set to teach his sons the basics.
  • 10:00 a.m. – Jim Gibbons: National Champion and three-time All-American from Iowa State University. Coached Iowa State University to a team title in 1987.
  • 10:15 a.m. – Chris Bono: National Champio and three-time All-American from Iowa State. Three-time World Team Member. Head Coach at South Dakota State University.
  • 10:35 a.m. – Al Nacin: Iowa State Univeristy’s first four-time All-American in wrestling, 1975 NCAA Champion.

For contests and conversation use 866-333-5966 or 515-284-5966 from 9a – 11a (CT).

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