Monthly Archives: October 2013

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Between The Ropes Video: WWE Financials, WWE Network, TNA for Sale – October 31, 2013

Between The Ropes Video: WWE Financials, WWE Network, TNA for Sale – October 31, 2013

Brian and Michael (no Steve?!) talk about the WWE financials report for the third quarter, the pay-per-view numbers being down, the impending new broadcast fees for WWE TV and how big this for the company, the WWE Network which is expected to start in early 2014, the importance of John Cena, TNA being for sale,

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Josh Barnett Gets A License In Nevada, UFC Will Pay For WADA Testing

Their was a long standing question when Josh Barnett came back to the UFC was whether he would be able to get a license to fight in the state of Nevada. The question was answered this morning when Barnett was approved for a license to fight at UFC 168 against Travis Browne during a hearing

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UFC 167 Primetime: Georges St-Pierre vs Johny Hendricks Epsiode 1

UFC 167 take place on Saturday, Novemeber 16 from the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas. The main event will feature UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre facing off with number one contender Johny Hendricks. “UFC Primetime” is a three part series the UFC rolls out to hype big fights. The first episode of the show

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Vince McMahon Conference Call Highlights: Discusses WWE Network, “Disappointing” Summerslam, TV Rights

The WWE hosted a conference call this morning that was hosted by WWE Chairman Vince McMahon, WWE CFO George Barrios, and WWE Investor Relations Michael Weitz. -Vince said the increased television rights fees offset the “disappointing” SummerSlam numbers and video game sales. Regarding SummerSlam, Vince said fans “didn’t buy the attraction, as most of you

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WWE Releases Buyrates For Money In The Bank, Summerslam And Night Of Champions

The WWE announced pay-per-view revenue and buyrate totals this morning. The company announced pay-per-view revenue was $14.6 million for the three events held in the third quarter of 2013, which is down from the $16.3 million earned for the three pay-per-view events held in the third quarter last year and the $15.8 million the company

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WWE Revenue Up In The Third Quarter Of 2013 Compared To Last Year

The WWE has released their financial results for the third quarter of 2013. Revenue was reported at $113.3 million, which is up from $104.2 million from the same quarter last year. WWE Chairman Vince McMahon made a statement touting the success of the third quarter. “During the third quarter, our achievements were highlighted by the

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“Rampage” Jackson To Headline Bellator 108 Against Joey Beltran

It didn’t take long for Quinton “Rampage” Jackson to have a new opponent. Bellator announced today that Jackson will headline Bellator 108 against UFC veteran Joey Beltran. Jackson was scheduled to headline this Saturday’s Bellator 106 event against Tito Ortiz in the company’s first pay-per-view outing, but Ortiz had to bow out of the fight

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Cheap Pops!: Walking Dead, Horror Movies, The Counselor – October 30, 2013

Brian and Michael talk about the latest episode of The Walking Dead, their favorite horror movies with Halloween here and which one of them isn’t fond of the genre, The Counselor as well as Bad Grandpa, Star Trek (again) and more. Subscribe to Between The Ropes on iTunes so you can automatically get the latest podcasts. You

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WWE Main Event Spoilers For Tonight’s Show

Before the Smackdown tapings take place, the WWE films “Main Event” that will air on ION Television tonight starting at 8 p.m. ET. The tapings took place in Tampa, Florida. Here is what took place on WWE Main Event. – Ryback pinned Kofi Kingston with a Shellshock. At one point during the bout, Ryback used

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