NCAA Champion Darrion Caldwell Joins MMA Team, Signs with Legacy Fighting Championships

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prophecy033
6/26/12 11:20:55PM
The sport of wrestling has produced some of the top fighters in all of MMA, and now there’s another contender throwing his hat in the ring.

2009 NCAA champion Darrion Caldwell will officially make his transition into mixed martial arts this year.

Caldwell wrestled at North Carolina State University where he captured the NCAA title at 149lbs in 2009, and was also a two-time All-American while wrestling at the ACC school.

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BossHog
6/26/12 11:51:53PM
Caldwell will be sick, one of the most creative wrestlers I've ever seen and his body type is a scaled down JBJ. High hopes for this kid.
frizzzlecake
6/27/12 12:13:17AM
is it me or does his arms look Photoshopped onto his body?

BossHog
6/27/12 12:32:31AM
Balls of steel too

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_-p3pU-34lQ

throwing headlocks against a two-time returning champ...second biggesst upset in NCAA wrestling history imo
ChrisSabal
6/27/12 3:42:59AM
this is great news. Even though I'd love the see USA win some gold in the Olympics, I'd rather see these wrestlers cross over into MMA.
ncordless
6/27/12 1:13:02PM
Darrion Caldwell is close as close to a dead lock of a prospect as there is.
ChrisSabal
6/27/12 1:22:44PM

Posted by BossHog

Balls of steel too

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_-p3pU-34lQ

throwing headlocks against a two-time returning champ...second biggesst upset in NCAA wrestling history imo



I met Metcalf and he had this serial killer look to him in his eyes. He is all wrestling all the time. An absolute warrior, so someone that could beat him, like Caldwell did, is truly a warrior and I can't wait to see how Caldwell fairs in MMA.
prophecy033
6/27/12 4:03:09PM

Posted by ChrisSabal


Posted by BossHog

Balls of steel too

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_-p3pU-34lQ

throwing headlocks against a two-time returning champ...second biggesst upset in NCAA wrestling history imo



I met Metcalf and he had this serial killer look to him in his eyes. He is all wrestling all the time. An absolute warrior, so someone that could beat him, like Caldwell did, is truly a warrior and I can't wait to see how Caldwell fairs in MMA.




Someone please tell him his first day and EVERYDAY after to protect your neck. Last thing I wanna see is this guy getting tapped because he stayed in a guys guard too long