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Memorable Matches II

About the Series

The 1990s marked a turning point in college wrestling as a new generation of stars prepared to take the reins. The Memorable Matches available here showed the strength, power, and talent of wrestlers from a variety of schools, including Iowa's Terry Brands and Mike Mena, Iowa State's Cael Sanderson, Chris Bono, Eric Akin, and more.

Iowa Public Television is proud to be able to bring these Memorable Matches "out of our vaults" and deliver it to you through DVD and in a digital download format that will work on variety of platforms.

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DVD & Digital Download Sets

Knockout Nineties
The 1990s marked a turning point in college wrestling as a new generation of stars prepared to take the reins. Watch 15 matches that showed the strength, power, and talent of wrestlers from a variety of schools, including Iowa's Terry Brands and Mike Mena, Iowa State's Chris Bono and Eric Akin, and more.
Duration: 84 Minutes
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Nerve-Racking Nineties
Wrestling is a sport of frequent lead changes and close scores, where a one-point escape can win a match. In these ten episodes, watch some of the closest matches from Iowa Public Television's College Wrestling coverage in the 1990s.
Duration: 120 Minutes
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New Wave Nineties
As the 1990s came to a close, stars like Cael Sanderson and Doug Schwab began their Olympic-caliber domination. The new generation proved as talented and dedicated as those who came before them, and reinvigorated interest in the sport. These 11 matches represent some of the best of this new generation.
Duration: 105 Minutes
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No-Nonsense Nineties
For all the impressive moves and jaw-dropping maneuvers, success in the 1990s still required a firm understanding of the basics of the sport. In these 12 matches, watch as the Brands brothers, Mark Ironside, and others demonstrate how fundamentals are key to their winning careers.
Duration: 122 Minutes
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Notable Nineties
Brands...Bono...Ironside - these are some of the names that come to mind when fans think of the 1990s in College Wrestling. Watch as these stars and others fight to win during this notable decade.
Duration: 115 Minutes
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Knockout Nineties

  1. Jason Nurre
    Senior - Iowa State University
    Mike Mena
    Junior - University of Iowa
    1996 - 118 lbs.
  2. Chris Bono
    Junior - Iowa State University
    Chris Bahr
    Sophomore - University of Northern Iowa
    1996 - 150 lbs.
  3. Brock Lesnar
    Junior - University of Minnesota
    Todd Munson
    Senior - Oklahoma State University
    1999 - HWT
  4. Joe Micela
    Junior - Arizona State University
    Wes Hand
    Freshman - University of Iowa
    1997 - HWT
  5. Joe Heskett
    Freshman - Iowa State University
    Shawn Smith
    Junior - Oklahoma State University
    1999 - 165 lbs.
  6. Steve Schmidt
    Senior - Oklahoma State University
    Jeff McGinness
    Senior - University of Iowa
    1998 - 142 lbs.
  7. Justin Greenlee
    Senior - University of Northern Iowa
    Jeff Simpson
    Sophomore - Iowa State University
    1995 - HWT
  8. Joe Williams
    Sophomore - University of Iowa
    Bart Horton
    Junior - Iowa State University
    1996 - 158 lb.
  9. Tolly Thompson
    Junior - University of Nebraska
    Trent Hynek
    Freshman - Iowa State University
    1996 - HWT
  10. Rick Hartman
    Senior - Lehigh University
    Terry Brands
    Sophomore - University of Iowa
    1990 - 126 lb.
  11. Brad Lundquist
    Sophomore - University of Northern Iowa
    Eric Akin
    Freshman - Iowa State University
    1991 - 118 lbs.
  12. Jerred Kelso
    Freshman - Oklahoma State University
    Mike Mena
    Sophomore - University of Iowa
    1995 - 118 lbs.
  13. Matt Perneskey
    Sophomore - Clarion University
    Lincoln McIlravy
    Junior - University of Iowa
    1995 - 150 lbs.
  14. Scott Reyna
    Sophomore - Oklahoma State University
    Bill Zadick
    Junior - University of Iowa
    1995 - 142 lbs.
  15. Jamill Kelly
    Sophomore - Oklahoma State University
    Mark Ironside
    Senior - University of Iowa
    1998 - 134 lbs.