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WWE Friday Night Smackdown Spoilers For Friday September 13, 2013

The WWE held their Smackdown tapings last night in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. The show will air on Friday Night on SyFy starting at 8 p.m. ET. Here are the results of the tapings fom last night. Smackdown opens up with a Big Show promo where he is formed to apologize to the fans for letting them down on Monday as ...

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WWE Raw Ratings Down Slightly Against Monday Night Football

WWE Raw went up against the NFL powerhouse for the first time this season on Monday with a doubleheader of football action against it.  But the show was able to hold its viewership numbers well. According to Zap2It.com, Raw averaged 3.885 million viewers, down from last week’s 3.94 million. The doubleheader of Monday Night Football had an average of 13.737 million viewers on ...

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WWE RAW Reaction and Review – September 9th, 2013

For complete coverage of everything that happened, be sure to visit last night’s RAW Rundown. Also, check out the latest Between the Ropes podcast for thoughts from Brian and Steve! Show opening last night was great wrestling television. Edge came out and gave the fans what they wanted. He put over Daniel Bryan, criticized Randy Orton, and gave Triple H ...

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Between The Ropes WWE Raw Review Podcast – September 10, 2013

Brian and Steve are back to talk about WWE Raw from Monday night, Edge making his return, the back and forth real-life promo between him and Triple H, the Daniel Bryan build for his match against Randy Orton at this Sunday’s Night of Champions PPV and more about the show.  Plus, they talk about the latest on a physical WWE ...

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WWE Raw Rundown LIVE – 9/9/2013

Refresh this page throughout the night for LIVE ongoing results and analysis! Coverage starts at 8 p.m. ET! Tonight, RAW looks like a packed show.  Not only can we expect final hype for Night of Champions (2013),  a rare appearance by former superstar Edge is being advertised.  Also, over the weekend Brad Maddox announced that Goldust will face Randy Orton, ...

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Breaking News: Wrestling Reinstated for 2020 Olympics

ESPN is reporting that Wrestling has been reinstated for the 2020 Olympics. Wrestling was pulled out seven months ago in a surprising move.  But, today’s vote by the International Olympic Committee gave it the go-ahead to be allowed back in.

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UFC Fight Night 28 Medical Suspensions With “Jacare” Souza Out Up To Six Months

UFC Fight Night 28 took place on Wednesday night at the Mineirinho Arena in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil. The main event featured Glover Teixeira defeating Ryan Bader by TKO in the first round and in the co-feature, “Jacare” Souza beat Yushin Okami by TKO in the first round as well. BetweenTheRopes.com requested and received the medical suspension report from ...

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WWE Smackdown Reaction and Review – September 6th, 2013

The opening segment was a mixed bag. On the one hand, I thought Triple H was very entertaining, and liked the “town meeting” set-up for a televised wrestling show. It’s the exact kind of thing a narcissistic heel would do. Also, having Hunter describe himself as the COO of WWE and, therefore, “the WWE itself,” was a great way to ...

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Donald Cerrone vs Evan Dunham Added To A Stacked UFC 167

If you thought the UFC wasn’t going to stack their 20th anniversary show at UFC 167, you were wrong as another fight was added. It was announced that by lasvegassun.com that Donald Cerrone will battling Evan Dunham in lightweight action. Both fighters are looking to get back on track, as we just seen Cerrone in action as he lost to ...

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WWE Friday Night Smackdown (Non-Spoilers) For Tonight’s Show

WWE Friday Night Smackdown tapings took place on Tuesday in Minneapolis, Minnesota. We released the full spoilers on Wednesday. If you didn’t see the spoilers, here is what took place on the show that airs tonight on the SyFy channel starting at 8 p.m. ET. – Triple H town meeting – Randy Orton vs. Rob Van Dam in a non-title ...

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Joe Warren Not Allowed To Compete in Co-Feature Of Bellator 98

It was announced a short time ago by Bellator MMA that former featherweight champion Joe Warren wasn’t medically cleared to fight at Bellator 98 tomorrow night. The Mohegan Tribe Department of Athletic Regulation deemed Warren unable to compete. Warren’s condition wasn’t revealed to us at this time. The former champion was scheduled to fight Nick Kirk tomorrow night at Bellator ...

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Alistair Overeem Battling Frank Mir At UFC 167

It was announced yesterday by the Las Vegas Review-Journal and confirmed by the UFC that former Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem will fight former two time UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir at UFC 167. This show has been dubbed as the 20th anniversary show of the organization. This is a big fight for Mir and Overeem as Mir has lost ...

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CM Punk Not Happy About Being Pulled From Comic Con

CM Punk has been pulled from an appearance at Wizard World Comic-Con on October 20 in Nashville, Tennessee. The former WWE champion expressed his disappointment with the WWE on Twitter. Sigh. Looks like I *am* off Nashville @WizardWorld. Three cheers for professionalism and communication. I’d take it up with them y’all. — CM Punk (@CMPunk) September 4, 2013   Punk ...

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Jon Jones Not Very Impressed With Glover Teixeira’s Performance

Glover Teixeira defeated Ryan Bader last night by TKO at 2:55 of Round 1 at UFC Fight Night 28. After the card had ended, the UFC confirmed that Teixeira would face the winner of UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson. That fight takes place in 16 days at UFC 165 in Toronto. During the post-fight interview with ...

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The Ultimate Fighter Season 18 Team Rousey vs. Team Tate Episode 1 Recap

The long awaited season premiere of The Ultimate Fighter season 18 took place last night. The coaches on the show are UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and her longtime rival Miesha Tate. This is the first season where it is not only the men, but women are involved in the season as well. The episode opened up with a ...

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UFC Fight Night 28 Results: Glover Teixeira Stops Ryan Bader In Main Event

Dana White said after UFC 163 that Glover Teixeira needed to look impressive against Ryan Bader to get a title shot at the winner of Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 165. Teixeira made that statement to Jones and Gustafsson. After going through some danger early in the fight, Glover Teixeira defeated Ryan Bader by TKO at 2:55 of ...

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Between The Ropes Podcast | Matt Striker – September 4, 2013

Matt Striker talks about his new job as an announcer with Championship Wrestling from Hollywood, life after the WWE, becoming an announcer there after being a wrestler, what he learned the most from being a part of the broadcast team, trying to make himself more valuable as a performer, using historical references in commentary and if that was a good ...

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Anthony Pettis Out About Two Months, Will Fight TJ Grant Next

Anthony Pettis had stated after UFC 164 on Saturday night that he had heard a pop in his knee. Everyone can breath a little bit easier now as an MRI revealed yesterday that Pettis has a Grade 2 knee sprain and will be sidelined for about seven to eight weeks. That news was broken by UFC President Dana White who ...

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WWE Friday Night Smackdown Spoilers For September 6, 2013

WWE Friday Night Smackdown tapings took place last night at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Here are the results from Smackdown that were sent to us. Triple H kicks off this week’s SmackDown and is holding a town hall meeting for everyone to air their grievances. The locker room is out watching from the stage. Triple H, Vickie Guerrero ...

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WWE RAW Reaction and Review – September 2nd, 2013

Make sure to check out the WWE Raw Rundown for everything that happened on last night’s show. Also, listen to Brian and Steve discuss their opinions on the latest Between the Ropes podcast! Raw opened solid again last night. The deeper Triple H digs into his villainous power-trip authority figure, the better he gets. We can complain about egos and ...

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