• Love this podcast and love what your doing Justin!!!!! One of my favorite podcasts and gives us insight of the mind of high level wrestlers and the lifestyle we live in this crazy world and the crazy things us wrestlers have to do and experience to be and stay on the top and competing at a high level!!!!!

    2x NCAA Champion Jordan Oliver
  • Big fan of wrestling and big fan of entrepreneurial podcasts, so it’s really cool to hear Justin not only ask all the basic wrestling background questions to his guests, but also ask about how/what they are doing to market themselves as athletes. I highly recommend the Lauren Burroughs podcast!

    Adam G
  • There are a lot wrestling podcasts that do a great job of covering content as well as doing interviews at tournaments. BASCHAMANIA is a piece of the puzzle that has been missing in the wrestling world! He hosts great athletes, coaches or prior wrestlers that have had an impact on our sport through an authentic interview...

    C Forte

Latest Stories

  • September 8, 2021
    Jacob Kasper Just Made His WWE/NXT In-Ring Debut And It Was Awesome

    One month before Covid wreaked havoc on the world, on February 18th, 2x NCAA All-American Jacob Kasper joined me on Episode 36 of BASCHAMANIA.   We  had planned on recording for an hour, as is typical, but ended up going  an hour and 45 minutes.  Why'd we go so long? A shared passion for the WWE. We talked at length about some of our favorite childhood memories,  why he wanted to be a WWE superstar, and other random pro-wrestling  related topics.

  • July 9, 2021
    Agencies, Commercials, & Local Biz; NIL Continues!

    Right on cue, the Name, Image and Likeness activity is picking up, as we're exactly one week since NIL went into effect and it's getting better by the day. As I had said both in a previous article, and on the BASCHAMANIA Podcast, deals take time to execute.  When you have negotiating taking places, attorneys reviewing contracts, compliance departments reviewing deals and content being created, among other sponsorship activities, things just take time!

  • June 28, 2021
    Ready or Not, NIL Is Happening Next Week

    It’s happening. On July 1, many college wrestlers are going to be able to leverage their name, image, and likeness. But, until it rolls out (and probably even after), there are a lot of questions and speculations around the rollout. I’ve seen some of the guidelines for a few schools and there are components here that seem pretty universal, so I wanted to dive in and discuss at least those elements.

  • March 18, 2021
    Olympic Trials: An Exciting NCAA Storyline to Watch

    The NCAA’s are happening and all the action starts today at 11am EST (info on how to stream every match here!) While there are so many storylines to focus on this weekend, one storyline I’ll be keeping an eye on this weekend is the Olympic Trials!  The NCAA Champion at each weight will automatically qualify for the Olympic Trials on April 2nd and 3rd in Dallas, Texas.

Latest Podcast Episodes

Daton Fix Interview: He Wants To Be The Greatest Ever
33 mins
Episode 137

Daton Fix Interview: He Wants To Be The Greatest Ever

Fresh off making his second World team, 2021 61kg World Team Member Daton Fix joins…

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The Legendary Bill Jacoutot Joins The Show (My High School Coach!)
42 mins
Episode 136

The Legendary Bill Jacoutot Joins The Show (My High School Coach!)

After running into my high school wrestling coach at Spencerport, Bill Jacoutot, a local legend…

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Willie and JO Join Cenzo and JB for a Labor Day Coffee Talk
1hr 51mins
Episode 135

Willie and JO Join Cenzo and JB for a Labor Day Coffee Talk

The episode the people have been asking for! Willie Smalls joins the podcast today for…

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  • 33 mins
    Episode 137September 20th, 2021

    Daton Fix Interview: He Wants To Be The Greatest Ever

    Fresh off making his second World team, 2021 61kg World Team Member Daton Fix joins the podcast today to talk all things from his recent Trials success to the USADA suspension, having AJ Ferrari as a teammate, NIL, his faith,…

  • 42 mins
    Episode 136September 15th, 2021

    The Legendary Bill Jacoutot Joins The Show (My High School Coach!)

    After running into my high school wrestling coach at Spencerport, Bill Jacoutot, a local legend in Upstate New York, it was a no brainer to have him on the show. The 2008 NHSCA Coach of The Year and current Head…

  • 1hr 51mins
    Episode 135September 5th, 2021

    Willie and JO Join Cenzo and JB for a Labor Day Coffee Talk

    The episode the people have been asking for! Willie Smalls joins the podcast today for some Coffee Talk with Cenzo and I, and JO hops on for an hour as well, just a week ahead of the World Team Trials,…

  • 1hr 22mins
    Episode 134September 1st, 2021

    World Team Trials Preview and Random News Talk with Corby

    Corby is back on the podcast today as we discuss NIL & athlete apparel deals, guys making the amateur to professional wrestling transition, Eric Thompson and then we spend a lot of time diving into the World Team Trials next…

  • 42 mins
    Episode 133August 26th, 2021

    Junior World Champ Kennedy Blades & Her Coach Izzy Martinez!

    This week we were not only joined by Junior World Champ Kennedy Blades (one half of the Blades Sisters), but her coach Izzy Martinez of Izzy Style also hopped on the show with us. This was a fun episode getting…

About BASCHAMANIA

After more than a decade of running the marketing agency, Basch saw an opportunity to leverage his relationships and insights built with the wrestling community. In August of 2019 he launched Baschamania podcast so fans could get to know wrestlers better, both on and off the mat, and hear stories straight from the athletes that live them. More.

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