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Scott Hall’s Progression With Diamond Dallas Page

Scott Hall has been living in Diamond Dallas Page’s Accountability Crib for the last six months. Hall had hip surgery five months ago and has shown incredible progress. Hall has been sober from drugs and alcohol since that time and has even reconnected with his son Cody as the younger Hall breaks into the world of professional wrestling. The video ...

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UFC Plans To Hit Europe Quite Often in 2014

The UFC hasn’t been a frequent visitor to Europe in the last few years, but that will be changing when the calendar turns to 2014. UFC’s Executive Vice President and Managing Director of Europe Garry Cook, speaking at EA Gamescom in Cologne, Germany on Tuesday, announced that the UFC will be hitting England, Sweden, Poland, Ireland, Turkey and Germany in ...

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UFC Fight Night 29 Official For October in Brazil

It had been rumored that the UFC would be returning to Brazil in October and now the event is official. The UFC made official UFC Fight Night 29, which will take place on Wednesday, October 9 from the Jose Correa Arena in Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil. The five round main event of the show will be former Strikeforce middleweight champion ...

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WWE’s “Total Divas” Viewership Down From Last Week

A big question heading into WWE’s reality show, “Total Divas” on Sunday, was how viewership would fare competing against Summerslam. This week’s episode averaged 1.35 million viewers for the fourth episode compared to 1.67 million viewers from last week, but the episode from Sunday did better than the debut episode. Week two of the averaged 1.53 million viewers. WWE has ...

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John Cena Announces He Has A Torn Triceps, Out 4-6 Months

It was announced on WWE Raw last night that former WWE champion John Cena will be out of 4-6 months due to a torn triceps. Cena said that the fluid built up into his elbow due to the triceps injury. Cena had missed a few house in the last two weeks , but still wrestled against the advise of WWE ...

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Between The Ropes Podcast: WWE Raw Recap – August 20, 2013

Brian and Steve recap WWE Raw from last night including the big storyline involving Daniel Bryan, Randy Orton and the McMahons, CM Punk continuing his quest to get at Paul Heyman, having Bryan and Punk as the two top guys with John Cena out with an injury, The Shield’s new role, Sin Cara’s injury and the fallout from that and ...

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WWE Raw Rundown LIVE – 8/19/2013

Refresh this page throughout the show for LIVE ongoing coverage and analysis! Less than 24 hours after an incredible SummerSlam event, tonight’s RAW looks like a loaded show.  We expect Triple H to explain his surprise turn, and fallout from “The Best vs. The Beast.”  And who knows, maybe Ryback will find somebody else to bully backstage?

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Pay-Per-VIew scorecard: WWE SummerSlam

SummerSlam 2013 is in the books and, as has become tradition in these parts, it’s time to see how the predictions I made in the staff predications on Saturday stack up to the actual pay-per-view results. On a side note, before I begin, I apologize to the other staff and readership here at Between the Ropes for my lack of ...

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WWE SummerSlam 2013 Reaction and Review

Make sure to check out the SummerSlam 2013 Rundown for complete coverage of everything that happened on last night’s Pay-Per-View.  Also, listen to Brian and Steve discuss what they think on the latest Between the Ropes Podcast.

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Between The Ropes Podcast – WWE Summerslam 2013 Recap

Brian and Steve recap WWE Summerslam 2o13 including Daniel Bryan beating John Cena for the WWE Championship only to lose it moments later to Randy Orton, where the storyline could be going now, the incredible Brock Lesnar vs. CM Punk match, what other match on the show they really liked and more.  Plus, they talk about the WWE2K14 Symposium with ...

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Between The Ropes Podcast – UFC Fight Night 26 Recap

Brian and Steve recap UFC Fight Night 26 which was its debut on Fox Sports 1, Chael Sonnen getting the huge win against Mauricio “Shogun” Rua, Travis Browne with a big knockout win versus Alistair Overeem and the rest of the card along with the ratings for the show and more. Subscribe to Between The Ropes on iTunes so you can automatically ...

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WWE SummerSlam 2013 Rundown – LIVE

WWE Returns to Pay-Per-View with it’s second biggest show of the year, SummerSlam.  The card is loaded with two World Title fights, and “The Best vs. The Beast.”  Be sure to refresh this page throughout the night for LIVE ongoing results and analysis.

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Video: WWE 2K14 30 Years of WrestleMania Symposium

WWE held a symposium celebrating the 30 years of WrestleMania theme on the latest WWE 2K14 video game with a panel of WWE superstars.  Jim Ross hosted the panel which included Dolph Ziggler, Daniel Bryan, Rey Mysterio, Steve Austin, Paul Heyman, Mick Foley and Ric Flair who joined in during the second half. Once the Nature Boy hit the scene, ...

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WWE Summerslam 2013: Staff Predictions

Tonight, the WWE returns to pay-par-view Summerslam, its annual summer spectacular.  Here are the predictions for the show from the Between The Ropes staff members including Brian Fritz, Steve Muehlhausen Michael A. Wiseman and Marshall Bowen.

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UFC Fight Night 26 Results: Chael Sonnen Submits Shogun Rua

Chael Sonnen has always been one to talk a big game and on this night, he backed it up with one of the biggest wins in his career. Sonnen earned an impressive first-round victory over former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua by making him submit at the 4:47 mark with a guillotine choke in the main event of ...

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UFC Fight Night 26 Weigh-In Results

UFC Fight Night 26 participants weighed-in yesterday at the TD Garden in Boston, where the event will be taking place taking place. All 26 fighters on the card made weight. Here are the results of the weigh-ins and a highlight video included above. MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1, 8 p.m. ET) • Mauricio Rua (205) vs. Chael Sonnen (205) • ...

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Brooke Hogan Released by TNA

Multiple sources are reporting that TNA has released Brooke Hogan.  This is the latest in an ongoing series of cost-restructuring moves by the company. Her release is surprising if only because her father, Hulk Hogan, is seen as such an asset to the company.  Dixie’s desire to keep Hulk happy made Brooke Hogan seem untouchable.  On the other hand, Brooke’s ...

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WWE Smackdown Rundown – 8/16/2013

As the final show before this Sunday’s major Pay-Per-View event, story of the night should be SummerSlam feuds.  Expect final build for Daniel Bryan, Cody Rhodes vs. Damien Sandow, the World Heavyweight Championship match, and The Shield.

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UFC Fight Night 26’s Steven Siler Ready To Make A Run At The Title

Steve talks to UFC featherweight Steven Siler as he fights Mike Brown tomorrow night on UFC Fight Night 26 in a key featherweight bout. Siler discusses his last fight with Kurt Holobaugh, hanging out with Brown, the rise of fellow feathweight Connor McGregor, his favorite food and much more. UFC Fight Night 26 takes place tomorrow night from the TD ...

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Bellator MMA Adds King Mo vs. Emmanuel Newton Rematch To PPV Card

Bellator MMA is going all out for their first outing on PPV. The organization added another fight as they announced Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal will get his rematch against Emmanuel Newton for the Bellator MMA interim light heavyweight title at Bellator 106. The California based promotion created an interim title fight due to Bellator MMA light heavyweight champion Attila Vegh ...

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