While in St Louis to commentate the 2018 USA Combat Wrestling Nationals, Ryan takes time to interview “Sambo” Steve Koepfer, Vlad Koulikov and the USCW Team USA winners! Click “read more” for show notes! SHOW NOTES:

  • What is USA Combat Wrestling
  • Reffing
  • History of Combat Wrestling
  • How Vlad and Steve got involved
  • Combat Wrestling rules
  • Past events
  • Struggles of running a tournament
  • Athlete safety
  • What makes USCW appealing to athletes and spectators
  • Stepping outside your comfort zone and testing yourself as a grappler
  • The future of Combat Wrestling
  • A chat with 90kg Champion Niko Koliastasis
  • A chat with 68kg Champion Daniel Rodriguez
  • A chat with 74kg Champion Bret Milano
  • A chat with 82kg Champion Myron Crawford
  • A chat with 100kg Champion Matt Paul
  • A chat with 100+ kg Champion Eric Hebner