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Between The Ropes MMA Podcast previewing World Series of Fighting- June 14, 2013

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On today’s edition of the MMA podcast, Steve previews the World Series of Fighting 3 event that takes place tonight. Steve begins the podcast as he talks to the President of the World Series of Fighting, Ray Sefo. They preview tonight’s show, why Ray will be fighting for the promotion in August, if a return to kickboxing is in the ... Read More »

Georges St-Pierre vs Johny Hendricks likely for November event in Vegas

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It is looking like Johny Hendricks won’t have to wait too much for his shot at Georges St-Pierre. Dana White announced today at the UFC 161 open workouts that Hendricks and the UFC welterweight champion will be meeting at a to be determined event in November with Las Vegas being the probable destination. Hendricks has been campaigning for the fight ... Read More »

Cain Velasquez vs Junior Dos Santos III Likely For October in Houston

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It didn’t take long for this announcement. The fight will likely take at UFC 165 in Houston in October. No date and venue were announced by White, but he did state the event will be in an arena and not the stadium show that was rumored. The rubber match was setup at UFC 160 last month when Velasquez defeated Antonio ... Read More »

UFC News: Jon Jones Will Face Alexander Gustafsson This Fall

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UFC President had some time on his hands after landing in Winnipeg last night for UFC 161.  So, he decided to use some time to respond to some fans questions on Twitter.   @pubisboy yup — Dana White (@danawhite) June 13, 2013 The Mauler is, of course, Alexander Gustafsson.  And Jon Jones added that he has some news coming soon ... Read More »

WWE No Longer Needs the World Heavyweight Championship

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Normally, a World Champion being out of action for five weeks would seem like a big deal. In his absence, a wrestling company would still find ways to highlight him. It would show vignettes on his return, interview him from his home, or even put him in the ring and let him cut a few promos. If he ran the ... Read More »

Between The Ropes Wrestling Podcast Talking WWE Raw, Payback – June 12, 2013

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Brian and Steve talk about Raw from Monday night including the Triple H vs. Vince McMahon argument, Ryback feuding with John Cena, Daniel Bryan facing Seth Rollins, Antonio Cesaro going forward, very little mention of CM Punk as well as the build up to this Sunday’s WWE Payback PPV and some predictions for that show too. Subscribe to Between The Ropes ... Read More »

Report: Bellator To Air on Fridays This Fall

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Bellator MMA will have a new weekly home this fall on Spike TV as it will be moving to Friday nights. Loretta Hunt of SI.com broke the news after speaking with Spike TV President Kevin Kay. Season 9 of Bellator will actually debut on Saturday, September 7 on Spike TV will will be the finale for the “Fight Master” reality ... Read More »

‘Monday Night Raw’ Review – 6/10/2013

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Raw opened up strong last night, delivering on Triple H’s promise from last week to start the show off by fighting Curtis Axel. Vince’s interference here by flexing his “Chairman of the Board” role here was great, Triple H restarting the match as a 60-minute Iron Man match was hilarious, and the segment went on exactly as long as it ... Read More »

WWE Raw Highlights – June 10th, 2013

Here’s a quick look at tonight’s very entertaining edition of Raw.  Be sure to check back tomorrow for a more in-depth review of everything important that took place, along with a few more thoughts and opinions. Read More »

Report: WWE Superstar Fandango Out with Concussion

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WWE.com is reporting that Fandango is currently sidelined due to a concussion.  He suffered the concussion during the Smackdown taping last Tuesday. While Fandango has passed his impact test, he has to pass other tests before he will be cleared to return to the ring. Fandango was scheduled to face Wade Barrett and The Miz in a triple threat match ... Read More »

Video: Jon Fitch Responds to Dana White Regarding Fighter Pay

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That didn’t take long for Jon Fitch to respond to Dana White. The World Series of Fighting fighter responded to White’s saying that Fitch made $302,000 in discretionary bonuses in his UFC tenure. Fitch stated in the video he released this morning stating that he was paid a total of $1,022,000 for his 18 bouts with the promotion and a”bout ... Read More »

Between The Ropes Raw Preview Podcast – June 10, 2013

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Brian and Steve preview tonight’s edition of Raw including if Triple H will square off against Curtis Axel, Kaitlyn’s secret admirer, Dolph Ziggler’s return, if CM Punk will be on the show, what will happen between John Cena and Ryback, the lineup for this Sunday’s Payback PPV, heel and babyface turns in WWE, Mark Henry’s Twitter rant and Hulk Hogan’s ... Read More »