Skip to comments.Tiny wrestler's tyke-downs
Posted on 03/13/2011 7:41:34 AM PDT by lowbridge
He's got Mike Tyson's scowl, Mr. T's hair -- and the body of a third-grader.
Eight-year-old wrestling champ Steve "Stevo" Poulin also has 6 million online fans.
"He's a peewee icon," marveled his dad, Steve Poulin, whose video of Stevo tossing around opponents like dolls became a YouTube sensation last week.
"There are other kids as good as him, but none has his personality," the proud pop boasted.
The clips show Stevo, the reigning state champion in his age group after he won the title in New York City March 5, sporting a purple mohawk, grimly shaking the hand of opponents -- then quickly hurling them to the mat.
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Excellent takedown artist. Great shooter and a great thrower.
The nearside cradle using his legs was bloody awesome.
This kid is going to be incredible when he gets to HS & college.....better than Brock Lessner!
Wrestled a bit in HS & college, but gave it up as it’s tough getting beat all the time...most ego-busting sport there is, IMHO.....
This kid’s going a long way...incredible moves at his age, instinctive, not thought out....
Its all cute now but when he gets to be 18 and they have to chain him in the corner and feed him raw meat, they will ask why everyone is picking on him.
Awesome!! That kid is something special. My three boys (8, 6, and 4) are in a club that practices twice a week year-round here on Long Island. We’ve been doing it for a couple of years now, and IMO, wrestling is the absolute best sport for young boys. The discipline, accountability, and real-world value (sooner or later, boys get into fights) make it unbeatable.
Wasn’t that an old Elton John song: “Tiny Wrestler”?
Hope he likes cauliflower ears.
“Wasnt that an old Elton John song: Tiny Wrestler?”
Pin me gently tiny wrestler?
That’s the one.
Paging the University of Iowa...Dan Gable pick up the white courtesy phone....
Wow! What an amazing kid. I’ve always said that there is no tougher opponent than a good wrestler. You can take your best boxer, black-belt or whom ever. If their best punch or kick doesn’t take down an opponent the first time and a good wrestler gets a hold of them, it’s all over.
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