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Video: Mason Ryan Looking Forward to New WWE Performance Center

WWE developmental wrestler Mason Ryan talks about the new performance center that is being built in Orlando and what it means for people like him in developmental as well as how his training is going. Read More »

WWE Announces New Performance Center Opening

STAMFORD, Conn., April 18, 2013 – Opening this summer, the WWE state-of-the-art Performance Center will serve as the new home to WWE’s talent developmental system, recently re-branded NXT® and create nearly 100 high-wage jobs in Orlando, Florida.   With 26,000 square-feet, seven training rings, a world-class strength and conditioning program and cutting-edge edit and production facilities, the new Performance Center will give ... Read More »

UFC on Fox 7’s Tim Means on Sauna Incident: “I Couldn’t Sit and Dwell on It and Pout About It”

We talk to UFC lightweight Tim Means as he prepares for his bout with Jorge Masvidal this Saturday at UFC on Fox 7. We discuss with Means the sauna incident that caused him to miss his fight at UFC on Fox 5 in December. We also discuss football, Strikeforce vs UFC on Saturday’s card and much more. Take a listen ... Read More »

UFC on Fox 7’s Lorenz Larkin Ready to Put The Strikeforce Days Behind Him and Move Forward in the UFC

We talk to UFC middleweight Lorenz Larkin, as we preview Lorenz’s fight coming up this Saturday at UFC on Fox 7 against Francis Carmont. Larkin discusses the controversy of not getting the Luke Rockhold fight in Strikeforce and finally being in the UFC. We also discuss reality TV, motorcycles, rugby and if he would ever fight Michael Bisping. Take a ... Read More »

Between The Ropes Wrestling Podcast – Filmmaker John Philapavage

It has has been a long time in the making but filmmakers John Philapavage and Kevin Kiernan have completed their documentary “Barber Wire City” on the original Extreme Championship Wrestling.  The premiere of the movie is set for this Saturday, April 20 and the former ECW Arena in Philadelphia.  It is also being shown on on iPPV Saturday night via Highspots.com. ... Read More »

Between The Ropes MMA Podcast 1- Duane Finley

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We have decided to not only get more into the pro wrestling side, but we are now getting more into the MMA side as well. We will be doing a weekly podcast with either me and Brian Fritz or one of us with another journalist. BetweenTheRopes.com talks to MMA Columnist Duane Finley as we preview the UFC TUF 17 Finale ... Read More »

Mixed Martial Arts and Weight Loss

Mixed martial arts and fights have currently gained attention and popularity. Many people become interested with this type of activity and they get into fights for several personal reasons. For one, fighting can serve as a way to develop self esteem and confidence. Though this is the most common reason, mixed martial arts can also be used to complement weight ... Read More »

HHH Gets Second Degree Burns At Wrestlemania 29

Wrestling is very dangerous inside the ring, but who knew it was just as dangerous outside the square circle. Former WWE champion and current WWE executive champion HHH faced Brock Lesnar this past Sunday in the co-main event of Wrestlemania 29. If you were watching the event, you noticed that HHH had a white substance on his body walking out ... Read More »

Randy Orton Forgets His Lines on Monday Night Raw

The most important thing about being an actor is remembering your lines. It looks like someone didn’t tell that to former WWE Champion Randy Orton. The former champion appeared in a segment on Monday Night Raw this past Monday with another former WWE champion, Sheamus. Orton and Sheamus are in the ring doing a promo. You can hear in the ... Read More »

UFC Releases Code of Conduct Policy

The UFC is the biggest MMA organization in the world today. It is the NFL, NBA and MLB all rolled into one. What those three major sporting leagues had that the UFC didn’t was a code of conduct policy. With the organization now having over 400 fighters, the fighters are bound to get into trouble. They are human beings mind ... Read More »

The Ultimate Fighter Final Episode Results, Finals Set

The Ultimate Fighter® returned to FX on Tuesday night, with the final episode of its seventeenth season, featuring two semifinal elimination fights. New Yorker Uriah Hall and Kelvin Gastelum of Yuma, Ariz. secured their berths in the final and moved within reach of a lucrative contract with the UFC and a brand new Harley Davidson. The episode opens up inside ... Read More »

The Latest Injury Update on The Rock

We had an article yesterday on former WWE Champion Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson reporting that he had left the New York area where Monday Night Raw was atand headed to Los Angeles. It was also reported that Johnson suffered some type of abdominal injury and didn’t notify anyone in WWE that he had left the area, which caused backstage chaos ... Read More »