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Monday, July 07, 2014
On this edition of No Holds Barred, host Eddie Goldman discusses how the June 7 Catch Wrestling Alliance International Invitational in Los Angeles marked the beginning of a new era in catch wrestling, and what are the tasks and next steps in the revival of this sport.
In particular, the next major event in catch wrestling will be put on by the Snake Pit U.S.A. Catch Wrestling Association, the 2014 Catch Wrestling World Championship.
This event will take place Sunday, July 27, at the MMA World Expo at the Jacob Javits Center in New York. Registration is still open.
There will also be several other events in catch wrestling in the coming weeks, including the ISWA Catch Wrestling Open along with the North American Freestyle Sambo Championships on Saturday, August 9, at Kennedy's Martial Arts in Chicago; the Liberty Bell Classic/East Coast King of Catch Tournament, Saturday, August 30, at Primal Gym in Lawrenceville, New Jersey, put on by the North American Catch Wrestling Association; and numerous seminars and camps around the world.
Also discussed is the need for more media to cover these catch wrestling events, how many more people from various styles of wrestling and grappling are getting involved with catch wrestling, the need to support all these events and activities, and much more.
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MMA World Expo. The mixed martial arts community comes to New York City July 26 and 27, 2014, for the fifth annual MMA World Expo, featuring the Fighters Source U.S. Nationals amateur MMA tournament, two days of ADCC no-gi and gi grappling tournaments, MMA fighters, seminars with world-class trainers, vendors, panel discussions, catch wrestling competition, and much more. The MMA World Expo takes place Saturday, July 26, and Sunday, July 27, 2014, at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City.
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The 2014 Catch Wrestling World Championship, presented by the Snake Pit U.S.A., taking place Sunday, July 27, at the MMA World Expo at the Jacob Javits Center in New York. You can only win by pin or submission. Best two out of three falls. All styles welcome. For more information or to register, go to snakepitusa.com.
The Catch Wrestling Alliance, a catch wrestling promotion that works with the highest level catch wrestlers from around the world with the goal of reviving the great sport of catch-as-catch-can wrestling. The Catch Wrestling Alliance organizes catch wrestling sporting events, and its primary organizer is Dr. Raul Ramirez. For more information, go to catchwrestlingalliance.com.
Takedown Wrestling Media, America's wrestling TV and radio shows, which are hosted by founder Scott Casber, and have been airing on radio and Internet for over 17 years. Takedown Media produces a weekly TV program seen in 54 million homes in the U.S. on DirecTV, Dish Network, and cable affiliates around the country, called Takedown TV. Takedown Media also produces the weekly USA Wrestling TV show for the governing body of the sport, USA Wrestling. For more information, go to http://takedownradio.com.