This week on the podcast Ben Askren and Matt Dernlan discuss the results of Who’s Number 1, breaking down several different matches. They also debate the idea of whether or not talent is a legitimate factor in success as an athlete when compared to environment and work ethic overall. To wrap up the show they also explain why they believe that the Pat Downey and Nicky Rodriguez Supermatch was detrimental to the sport of grappling as a whole.


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Ben Askren and Matt Dernlan host the RUDIS Wrestling Podcast. Askren, World Champion, and Olympic Wrestler joins in official partnership as a content provider for all things RUDIS. Matt Dernlan joins from years of experience in D1 college coaching at Binghamton, Clarion, and Penn State University.

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