I started wrestling in 2015 so very new to it. I have met some great guys on here and more on CL when it was going. The style that I like is submission. I am a small statured thin guy, I weighed 143 when I started wrestling. I have been working on my weight and am currently at 148. I hope to be at 155 by the end of 2018. I prefer to wrestle guys my size because I am competitive and like to win. Since it is near impossible to find guys my size, I take on bigger guys for the good sweaty work out.
I am married so travel is limited to about 100 miles which includes St Louis, Mo,, Evansville, In., and Paducah, Ky. If you can make it to the Benton area there are some good hotels in Benton or Marion, Illinois. If you make it to Benton during the day on monday though thursday- It is on! I now have another option for meeting in Benton. I know a guy willing to host a match in his building as long as he can watch.
I am in St Louis every Friday during the day.
Gear: I like wrestling in boxer briefs. I generally will wear whatever my opponent is comfortable with. I have wrestled guys that like to wrestle clothed and I have also wrestled guys that like to wrestle bare assed. I am ok with all of it.
I am very open to submission wrestling with gut punches. Not every guy likes it and if you are not into it we do not have to have it in the match. I am also open to dirty tactics and low blows. This should be agreed upon before meeting.
I am also open to stand up gut punch matches, be it trading 1 for 1, 2 for 2 and so on or 3 minute rounds taking turns working over each others gut. Being married I prefer to be gloved up for this as it reduces bruising. I am open to restraints for this as well.
Stakes: I am fairly new to stakes. Most guys I have wrestled are not into stakes. If you want stakes, I am open to it. It should be discussed and agreed upon before meeting. I have to admit that stakes are a turn on during the match, having it on the mind that you are going to dominate or be dominated determined by victory or defeat after the match.
I am now in St Louis during the day time every Friday. I am generally available about 1:00 while up there. I can make prior arrangements to be there as early as 8:30 in the morning. If you can host that would be great. Finding a room in the day time is generally tough to do.
Not into cyber.
I will answer all messages that I receive including canned messages from non supporting members.
- USA - Illinois, O'Fallon
(I'm here from 6/26/2018)
I am willing to travel 150 miles
StatsAge: 54-year-old Male
Stats: 5'11" (180 cm), 148 lbs (67 kg)
Languages spoken: English
Gear: Shirtless, barefoot, Jeans, boxer Briefs, Jocks nothing
Last login: 5 hours ago
Last modified: 9/23/2018 6:16 PM
Start of membership: 3/07/2015 2:50 PM
Past Opponentsarthurc Barry_O brutusbuckwheat CountryDudeSoIL79 flonewbie gutpuncherVA Guysmiley happypete hdscissorztn Jman77 Jobber4943 jps999 Legman77 manwrestler Mitchgrip moboy27 moto60 rassler 315 recwrestle reneesouis rochroll SeattleFight Slick583mick St_Louis_wrestler walkercody84 workout wrestleinsocks wrestman wstlguy
Dave wrestle is recommended by wrestleinsocks
Dave was generous enough to host me for a quick match while I was driving through for work. While I had a lot of size on him he never quit trying. He was a gracious host and I look forward to trying to meet up again with a little less time constraints!
wrestleinsocks is recommended by Dave wrestle
Wrestleinsocks was passing through town so we didnt have much time but we managed to meet. This guy is strong and knows what he is doing. I tried a few things on him and he blocked it immediately and dominated. It became clear to me quickly that he had made me his jobber. He was not overbearing with the size difference. It was a great experience. Hope to meet him again.
Dave wrestle is recommended by SeattleFight
Had a fun round robin/free for all with Dave and Jman - I guess in a way Dave and I were fighting over Jman... anyway Dave and I started fighting and wrestling the minute we saw each other. He's muscled and tough with a great fighting attitude, and left sporting a nice collection of bruises. Fantastic time wrestling and fighting the two of them!
Dave wrestle is recommended by Legman77
Don't let his thin frame fool you. Dave is feisty and tenacious. He traveled 2 hours to meet up and we had a blast for a few hours. Although I dominated, he didn't make it easy. I got a great sweaty workout with him. at one point I succumbed to his scissors. Dave is also a complete gentleman off the mat and was easy going and open to my ideas. If you get a chance to wrestle Dave, take it.
Legman77 is recommended by Dave wrestle
I had a great time today. Legmann77 was freindly and a really great guy. He was stronger than I and dominated the rounds but didnt get overbearing. We wrestled many rounds and it was fun and quite a workout both trying to get out of his holds and trying to keep from getting in them. If in St Louis i recommend trying to meet him. I hope that we can meet again
Dave wrestle is recommended by Slick583mick
Had a good time and he really is the energizer bunny - he does not get tired and just keeps coming- we were about the same size and had a good sweaty work out -. Highly recommend a match with Dave - good person on and off the mats !
Slick583mick is recommended by Dave wrestle
Had a very good wrestling workout with slick583mick yesterday. Still sore all over. This guy is impressively strong. It is kind of intimidating when a guy my size while in a schoolboy pin lifts me like he was bench pressing. In a over the knee back stretch in which i expected a submission and he does a back flip to get out of it- impressive. I had a great time and hope to meet up with him again.
Dave wrestle is recommended by Guysmiley
Dave met with me on short notice. Lack of space for wrestling forced us to do back and forth gut punching only. We went for an hour and a half of hard hitting punches until he acquiescenced and surrendered. We’re hoping to meet up again for wrestling with body punches during late September.
Guysmiley is recommended by Dave wrestle
Had a really good meet with guysmiley. Good freindly guy. With short notice i couldnt get the room to wrestle so we had a standup gut punch match. We worked each other over for an hour and a half. He is the first guy i failed to double over. He did get me to double over and with time running out and he was about to sub me i gave in. Hopefully he will head back this way as i would like to meet him again.
Dave wrestle is recommended by happypete
I felt honored that Dave took time to meet with this incredibly unskilled wrestler and show me some of the famous moves which are making him one of the Midwest's most skillful and popular wrestlers. Most importantly, I made a new, lifelong friend. Thanks, Dave!
Dave wrestle is recommended by Jman77
Had a great gut punch and submission match today with Dave. His bod is tight and fit. He dishes it out just as good as he takes it. He's a great guy on and off the mats. I'm sure we will be locking up again in the near future. Can't recommend this guy enough.
Dave wrestle is recommended by manwrestler
Met Dave for the first time today. A true man of his word. Very nice man. Tough wrestler and respected limits. Great guy off the mats as well. Ten plus recommendation. If your in south central IL look him up.
Dave wrestle is recommended by wrestman
wrestled dave in june in st. louis. he's a tough guy who doesn't give up easily. very friendly easy going both on and off the mat. would recommend him for someone visiting that area.
we wrestled again in aug 2017, very good match. hope there will be more matches in the future.
wrestman is recommended by Dave wrestle
I had a good time wrestling wrestman. It was a fun sweaty workout. He is a strong guy with a wicked scissors. I look forward to wrestling with him again if he comes back to this area.
I met wrestman again August 2017, We wrestled here in Benton. He is a very tough man. He still has a wicked scissor. Got a very good sweaty workout. It has been a couple days and I am still sore. Hope he heads this way again sometime. I met wrestman for a third match june 2018. This was one of my favorite matches yet. He dominated then i dominated. I thought i had him then thought he had me. A lot of posturing. A lot of sweat. Great match
Dave wrestle is recommended by arthurc
Dave is a terrific wrestler. Nice guy too. Lean and always trying to learn new holds. Really enjoyed our two bouts. Took him on both, but he sure put a good fight. He loves wrestling and is always up for a match.
I know I look forward to our wrestling again when he next visits
Dave wrestle is recommended by flonewbie
Dave met me at my hotel in St Louis for a sub match with stakes. We had trash talked for a few weeks prior and almost couldn't meet based on schedules. I am still learning so am gaining stamina and skill. Although smaller than me, he is strong and more experienced so he outsubbed me this time. It was a great sweaty time both on and off the mat with a genuinely nice guy. I can't wait for a rematch for which I'll be ready. If you get to St Louis, take him on.
flonewbie is recommended by Dave wrestle
Flonewbie is a very freindly likeable guy. We trash talked for a couple weeks heading up to the match. At times it looked like we might not be able to wrestle with the scheduling but he was able to work through it. He is a strong guy and gave me a sweaty workout. I look forward to him returning to st louis so we can do it again.
Dave wrestle is recommended by moto60
Dave is a fine scrapper, willing to take on opponents of any size. He can take a lot of punishment and dish it out too. Plus a gentleman between bouts.
Dave wrestle is recommended by brutusbuckwheat
I recommend Dave for a wrestling opponent. He took the initiative to set up the match and was very reliable. He was at the agreed place at the agreed time. We had a good match. Other than being reliable, Dave is a very sane and civilized gentleman.
Met Dave again in March of 18 and had another good match. Our first time was basically Dave's first match. It's an understatement to say he is a improved since then. He definitely has some experience under his belt now and it shows.
brutusbuckwheat is recommended by Dave wrestle
Strong serious wrestler that is safe and sane. He gave me a good sweaty workout. Even my hair was soaked with sweat. I would look forward to another match with brutusbuckwheat in the future.
I met Brutusbuckwheat again today 3/15/2018. It was another competitive match and quite a workout.
Dave wrestle is recommended by recwrestle
Dave is a great guy, very friendly, but with a passion for wrestling. He is easy going, but when wrestling he is a tough and strong submission wrestler. I really enjoyed the match. I would certainly wrestle him again.
Dave wrestle is recommended by gutpuncherVA
Have wrestled Dave twice; one-sided gut punching and some sub wrestling. Takes a lot of gut punishment really well and has very good wrestling skills. Very strong for his size. Also a really nice guy.
gutpuncherVA is recommended by Dave wrestle
The first time I met gutpuncherVA, he was looking for a gut punch receiver. He gave my gut a good work out. The second time we met we did some submission wrestling. I have to admit that I enjoyed this match more than any other. He was strong, knowledgeable. He started working some pressure points to which I gave back. Looking forward to wrestling him again if he makes it back to this area.
Dave wrestle is recommended by reneesouis
Dave is a great guy. He is very dependable, and really tries hard to pin or gain a submission. I enjoyed wrestling him. We practiced holds on each other. I would definitely wrestle him again.
Dave wrestle is recommended by Mitchgrip
Awesome dude. Taught me a few things and we had some fun best of 5. Great guy for a 1st mtg, super friendly.
Mitchgrip is recommended by Dave wrestle
Super guy, genuine and likable. Very strong and much stronger than me but he brought the wrestling down to my level. It could have been a total squash job if he wanted. We practiced holds then went into best 3 of 5. Very good sweaty workout. Highest recommendation.
Dave wrestle is recommended by Jobber4943
Really great guy to wrestle, we had a lot of fun rolling around. He is pretty new to wrestling, but definitely was able to work me over with no problem. Highly recommend finding a way to get together with him if you are in the area!
Dave wrestle is recommended by rassler 315
I was introduced to Daveinillinois by a mutual friend in grappling, and was delighted to find another true warrior that enjoys the thrill of going at it with another man, exchange of holds, jockeying of positions, until one gives in, rest 30 seconds and go at it again. I can't wait to roll with him again and again. +++
rassler 315 is recommended by Dave wrestle
Grizz is a great guy on and off the mat. He is a bit bigger than me but brought it down to my level and safe and sane. It was fun wrestling him alone and the two on one against him as well. I look forward to wrestling him again when I get to St Louis.
Dave wrestle is recommended by wstlguy
Great guy and wrestler. Tough sub wrestler that is a fun, safe and sane challenge. Nice guy outside the ring too. Highly recommend ... and looking forward to the next match.
Dave wrestle is recommended by workout
Dave is a great guy – we have wrestled and he is sure tough for his size – he never give up --- he can keep going and going. I know he has given me some hot sweaty workouts. Will recommend him and look forward to the next time we can hit the mats together.
Dave wrestle is recommended by hdscissorztn
Great guy to hit the mats with. Had a fun workout with Dave. He is still new to wrestling but with experience I'm sure he'll prove to be tougher and tougher. I highly recommend meeting up with him if you can. Hope to meet him again down the road.
hdscissorztn is recommended by Dave wrestle
Several guys told me that Ken was a good guy and a good wrestler. They were right on both. He lives up to his screen name and has a very strong scissor. This was probably my sweatiest match yet. Had a good time. Hopefully we can meet again.
Dave wrestle is recommended by CountryDudeSoIL79
Dave is a great dude! We had a bit of height and weight difference but he brought it like any heavy weight! An awesome time and look forward to more matches with him....I highly recommend challenging him!
CountryDudeSoIL79 is recommended by Dave wrestle
Steve is an awesome guy. I never boxed before. He talked me into a match and brought all the equipment and showed patience in giving me pointers. He brought it down to my level with nothing to prove. Each round he stepped it up a little. After boxing we went to wrestling. It was a good fun sweaty workout. I hope to meet Steve again.