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Between The Ropes Wrestling Podcast – May 16, 2013

Brian and Steve talk at length about Raw from this past Monday and this weekend’s Extreme Rules PPV including the build for the show, predictions on who will win and possible plans going forward after the show.  Plus, they talk about Dolph Ziggler and how his concussion was handled, the Austin Aries – Christy Hemme situation in TNA and more. ... Read More »

WWE Raw Rundown – May 13, 2013

Solid, if unspectacular, edition of ‘Raw’ last night.  There was too much time between ‘Wrestlemania’ and what is essentially ‘Wrestlemania: The Rematches,’ which made for some dull weeks of television.  The creative team has been stuck in neutral for a month or so, and it was good to see things pick back up a little heading in Extreme Rulez. The ... Read More »

Between The Ropes MMA Podcast #8- May 10,2013

In this latest edition of our MMA podcast we talk to Fighthype.com lead writer Percy Crawford. Then we get into the $50,000 fine imposed on UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva and whether the fine was fair or not. We also get into if Crawford feels there are any current gay fighters in boxing and MMA. Listen below and gives us ... Read More »

Between The Ropes Wrestling Podcast #5- May 9,2013

We talk to Major League Wrestling’s Owner/Creator and former WWE Creative Writer Court Bauer. In part two of our interview with Bauer we discuss why the relationship with The Rock/WWE and why there will be regrets about The Rock’s last WWE run from 2011-Wrestlemania 29. We also discuss what is lacking TNA at this current time. We also get into ... Read More »

TNA News: Impact Wrestling Moving Timeslot on Spike TV

Impact Wrestling is once again moving timeslots on Spike TV with TNA President Dixie Carter making the announcement on Twitter. BIG NEWS! Beginning May 30th, #IMPACTLive moves back to its old time at 9/8C on @spiketv! See ya Thursdays at 8/7C until then, though! — Dixie Carter (@TNADixie) May 8, 2013   It was just over a year ago when ... Read More »

Between The Ropes Wrestling Podcast #6 – May 8, 2013

Finally the Between The Ropes podcast is back with Brian and Steve!  The guys talk about the flat edition of Raw, what seems to be missing right now from WWE, some of the better storylines on the show, the rating from Monday night, Brock Lesnar going forward, already looking at WrestleMania XXX, TNA putting Sting in the main event at ... Read More »

WWE Raw Rating Down

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The rating was once again down for WWE Raw.  The Monday night show scored a 2.9 rating and averaged 3.916 million viewers, down from 4.285 from last week.  It is the lowest rating this year for Raw. Last week’s show scored a 3.07 rating. The hourly breakdown for this week’s show saw the 8 p.m. hour draw 3.97 million viewers, ... Read More »

Daniel Bryan Loves Bears

Yes, I know that this happened about a month ago on WWE Saturday Morning Slam but it’s simply fantastic to see Daniel Bryan and his passion for bears.  All kinds of bears:  polar bears, koala bears, grizzly bears, black bears, kodiak bears, panda bears, brown bears, you name it. The man just loves bears.  Here is Daniel Bryan showing his ... Read More »

Sean Diddy Combs/WWE Anti-bullying PSA

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WWE® AND SEAN “DIDDY” COMBS PARTNER AGAINST BULLYING STAMFORD, Conn., May 6, 2013 – WWE (NYSE: WWE) and entertainment powerhouse Sean “Diddy” Combs today unveiled a global anti-bullying public service announcement encouraging kids to stand up to bullying. Created by WWE and Combs, the PSA will begin running on WWE’s weekly TV programming and across all its digital platforms. “I’m ... Read More »

Spike TV Announces Cast of “Fight Master: Bellator MMA”

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SPIKE TV ANNOUNCES CAST OF “FIGHT MASTER: BELLATOR MMA” 32 Welterweights Battle for a Spot in the Bellator MMA Tournament and $100,000 Prize Under the Tutelage of Fight Legends Randy Couture, Greg Jackson, Frank Shamrock, and Joe Warren   Series Premieres Wednesday, June 19 at 10:00 PM, ET/PT New York, NY, May 6, 2013 – The inaugural season of Spike TV’s ... Read More »

Between The Ropes Pro Wrestling Podcast # 4- Court Bauer Part 1


We talk to Major League Wrestling’s Owner/Creator and former WWE Creative Writer Court Bauer. In part one of our interview, we discuss the marketing differences between WWE and the UFC. We also start to break down Wreslemania 29, comparing the World Heavyweight Championship to the Intercontinental Title and much more. Listen below and give us your thoughts. You can follow ... Read More »