Biography(references)Born and raised in Waterloo, Iowa, van Arsdale has a very decorated background in wrestling. He attended Waterloo West High School, and compiled a record of 20–6 as a sophomore, went 28–2 while also winning a state championship as a junior, and then went 27–3 while being a state-runner up in his senior year. A first-team freshman All-American, van Arsdale placed sixth in the NCAA tournament as a sophomore and placed third in his junior season . After college, van Arsdale won a World Cup Championship in 1991, a CISM World Championship, was a two-time Olympic alternate, and a six-time member of the National Freestyle Wrestling team. van Arsdale was inducted into the Iowa Wrestling Hall of Fame in 2011.
Fighter Trivia(references)van Arsdale has five children.
Awards & Accolades
George Tragos/Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame: George Tragos Award (2017)
International Vale Tudo Championship: IVC 4 Heavyweight Tournament Winner
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