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WWE Partnering with Yahoo for Online Content

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While the WWE hopes to launch its network in the near future, the company continue to make other in-roads in online content.   Today, Yahoo announced during its NewFront event that it is teaming with WWE for new digital content.  The web portal will be the “premiere global video distribution partner” for WWE.  The partnership includes Yahoo launching a new WWE online hub ... Read More »

UFC 159’s Steven Siler: “I’m Not a Fan of Canada”

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We talk UFC featherweight Steven Siler as he prepares for his fight tonight against Kurt Holobaugh. Siler also discusses his loss against Darren Elkins at UFC 154, why he isn’t a big fan of Canada, WWE Royal Rumble and much more. You can listen to the audio below and give us your thoughts. Follow Between The Ropes on Facebook and ... Read More »

UFC 159’s Pat Healy: “I Was Worried That I Wasn’t Going To Get Into the UFC”

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We talk to Pat Healy as he prepares for his fight with Jim Miller at UFC 159. Healy discusses the fight with Millerand his final Strikeforce fight in January. We also get Healy’s thoughts on if he ever thought he would get into the UFC, thoughts on Gilbert Melendez vs Benson Henderson at UFC on Fox 7 and much more. ... Read More »

WWE: WrestleMania 29 Highest Grossing Mania Ever

WWE sent out this press release touting WrestleMania 29 at the Highest Grossing WrestleMania in history. STAMFORD, Conn., April 25, 2013 – WWE® (NYSE:WWE) today announced that WrestleMania 29, held Sunday, April 7 at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, grossed in excess of $72 million, the highest grossing event in WWE history. In addition, WrestleMania 29 will once again exceed ... Read More »

Video: Backstage Pass to UFC on Fox 7

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The UFC lately has come out with videos with backstage footage from the day of the event through the main event of the show. In this latest backstage pass video from this past Saturday’s UFC on Foc 7, we see UFC Site Coordinator Burt Watson coordinating everything for when the fighters arrive to the arena. Then we get a sneak ... Read More »

Video: Dana White UFC 159 Vlog Day 1

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You will never see a head of a major sports organization make themselves more accessible as Dana White. The President of the UFC engages almost daily with fans on Twitter and various MMA forums. One thing White hasn’t done in awhile is a video blog. In this vlog to help promote UFC 159 this Saturday, White gives fans behind the ... Read More »

E! and WWE Teaming Up For All WWE Divas Reality Show

The WWE sent out a press release today talking about its newest venture: Adored by millions of fans, the gorgeous women called WWE Divas have earned their places as sports entertainment icons through more than just their pretty faces and red hot figures. It takes a lot of work and guts to enter the competitive WWE family, where youth is ... Read More »

The Rock Discusses If Wrestlemania 29 Was His Last Match, Missing Raw, Brock Lesnar

We haven’t heard The Rock speak publicly since he lost the WWE Title match at Wrestlemania 29 against John Cena. Rock was supposed to be on the Monday Night Raw the following night due to injuries suffered in the main event. The Rock spoke to Hot 97’s Peter Rosenberg about his reality show “The Hero”, which premieres in June. Naturally ... Read More »

MMA, More Than A Sport

                                                                                                                       When it comes to full contact sports, mixed martial arts represent a very special combat type of a sport that focuses on grappling and striking procedures. MMA revolves around a wide series of ground fighting techniques, along with standing fighting technique that are characteristic to a wide array of combat sports. The history of mixed martial arts is quite ... Read More »

Between The Ropes MMA Podcast 2- Percy Crawford

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On this weeks MMA podcast, we speak to Fighthype.com lead writer Percy Crawford. We speak to Crawford about the week that was in MMA and boxing. Crawford previews with us this Saturday’s UFC on Fox 7 and the Canelo Alvarez vs Austin Trout boxing fight. Take a listen below and give us your thoughts. You can follow Percy on Twitter ... Read More »

Video: WWE Press Conference Announcing New Performance Center in Orlando

WWE Press conference announcing the new Performance Center in Orlando with WWE Executive John Saboor, Florida Governor Rick Scott, WWE Executive Vice President Paul Levesque, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and Full Sail University President Garry Jones. Read More »

Video: Triple H Talks New Performance Center in Orlando

WWE Executive VP of Live Events and Talent Paul Levesque (Triple H) talks about the new Performance Center in Orlando, FL, the future for WWE developmental, trying to recruit elite athletes to the WWE and his own recent arm injury. Read More »