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Jun 18 Kenny Monday and Matt Hughes to go On the Mat this week

By Dan Gable Museum | June 18, 2013, 11:32 a.m. (ET)
Kenny Monday and Matt Hughes will go "On the Mat" this Wednesday, June 19.

"On the Mat" is a presentation of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Dan Gable Museum. The show can be heard live on the Internet at or locally in Northeast Iowa each Wednesday from 5:00 to 6:00 PM Central on AM 1650, The Fan.

E-mail with any questions or comments about the show. A podcast of the show is available on

Monday is the head club wrestling coach for Oklahoma State. He was an Olympic gold medalist in 1988 and a World champion in 1989. Monday will discuss the upcoming World Team Trials being held in Stillwater, Oklahoma.

Hughes will receive the George Tragos Award at the 2013 George Tragos/Lou Thesz Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame inductions on Saturday, July 13 in Waterloo, Iowa. He was a nine-time UFC welterweight champion and a two-time All-American for Eastern Illinois.