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 ESPN, Men'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 2009 and immediately began working full-time as a freelancer. In 2011 Foley created WrestlingRoots.org a Web site to support the Wrestling Roots Foundation, a non-profit committed to "Connecting the World Through Wrestling."

He can be reached @trfoley on Gmail, Facebook and Twitter.