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T.R. Foley is a freelance journalist with a special interest in writing stories about mixed-martial arts, wrestling and adventure travel. His work has appeared in several national magazines including ESPNMen’s Journal and the leading MMA publication FIGHT!.

In 2004 Foley earned All-American honors as a wrestler for the University of Virginia and later helped coach the Columbia University wrestling program to it’s first-ever top 25 ranking. He received his M.S. in Magazine Journalism from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism in 2008 and began working full-time as a freelancer in late 2009. Foley is currently applying to bring Wrestling Roots into non-profit 501(c)(3) status to help the organization expand its work overseas and in the United States.

He lives in Chicago.

Gmail: trfoley AT Gmail

Skype: @tf2173

Facebook: facebook.com/wrestlingroots



Dau vat in Lieu Doi Village, Ha Nam Province, Vietnam on August 4th, 2010

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