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WWE Smackdown Spoilers For Friday December 20, 2013

The WWE held their Smackdown tapings last night in San Antonio, Texas. The show will air on tomorrow night on the SyFy channel starting at 8 p.m. ET. Here is what happened at the tapings. – Randy Orton made his way to the ring and cut a promo. Orton said that winning the championship awarded him nothing but a match ...

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WWE Royal Rumble 2014 Commercial (Extended Version)

The WWE Royal Rumble is the first pay-per-view of 2014. The even takes place on Sunday January 26th from the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The WWE today released an extended version of the Royal Rumble promotional commercial featuring superstars like CM Punk, Randy Orton and Dolph Ziggler. You can watch the commercial above. Follow Between The Ropes on ...

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WWE Monday Night Raw Spoilers For Monday December 23, 2013

The WWE held the Monday Night Raw tapings in Austin, Texas. The show will air on Monday night on USA starting at 8 p.m. ET. Here is what happened at the tapings. – JBL and Michael Cole come out for commentary. No Jerry Lawler. – The Authority kicks off RAW and hands out Santa Claus hats to the crowd. WWE ...

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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 Austin, Texas. Here is what took place on WWE Main Event. – Mick Foley dressed as Santa Claus is out first to kick off Main Event. Foley makes it snow in the ...

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WWE Raw Reaction 12/16/2013: “We Listen to the WWE Universe”

After a surprisingly decent Survivor Series, last night’s WWE RAW was a mixed-bag of mediocrity. Some of it worked. Some of it didn’t. Still, at least El Torrito wasn’t featured heavily – or maybe I Just fell asleep during that portion of the show.

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WWE Possibly Moving Smackdown To A Live Format , Summerslam Added To WWE Network

In an article on Variety.com, WWE officials are contemplating moving Smackdown to a different night and to a live format and moving the Summerslam PPV event to the WWE network. The WWE TV contracts in the United States expire in the fall of 2014, but negotiations and bids can’t take place until Feb. 15 when NBCU accepts or rejects WWE’s ...

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WWE Raw Features Wrestling, More Details on WWE TV Rights Deals

Brian and Steve are back for the weekly WWE Raw podcast including all of the wrestling on the show including a fantastic main event between Daniel Bryan and Randy Orton, Shawn Michaels appearing on Raw again and if he will return to the ring and, if so, who he may face, Brock Lesnar and Randy Orton being tied together, the ...

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How Would You Grade Last Night’s WWE Monday Night Raw?

Monday Night Raw took place last night in Dallas, Texas. Some of the highlights included a ceremony with Randy Orton becoming the WWE World Heavyweight Champion, Shawn Michaels making a surprise appearance and doing a promo with CM Punk and a great main event with Orton facing Daniel Bryan. online survey Follow Between The Ropes on Facebook and Twitter.

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Shawn Michaels Appearance On WWE Monday Night Raw Was Last Second

WWE Hall of Famer Shawn Michaels made a surprise appearance on WWE Monday Night Raw last night for the second straight week. Michaels appeared during a CM Punk, where he was calling out Triple H and Michaels ended up coming out. The two cut a promo regarding what happened last week when Michaels superkicked Punk. Michaels told Punk he needs ...

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WWE TLC 2013 Reaction: “Fifty Years in the Making”

So WWE TLC 2013 wasn’t a complete bust. In fact, the first and last hours were surprisingly entertaining, and the stuff in-between was just alright. Best of all, no Hornswaggle!

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Why Georges St-Pierre Should Not Come Back, UFC On Fox 9 Recap

It was a big weekend in the world of MMA. UFC on Fox 9 took place on Saturday night from Sacramento, California with Demetrious Johnson defeating Joseph Benavidez by first round knockout in the main event to retain the UFC flyweight championship. It was also announced on Friday that long time reigning UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre was vacating the ...

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AJ Styles Gives Statement on Contract Status, Leaving TNA Wrestling

For the first time since the company began, AJ Styles is officially no longer and employee of TNA Wrestling. Styles and the company could not come to terms on a new contract.  Now, the former TNA World Champion is officially a free agent. Styles issued the following statement regarding his contract status and leaving TNA Wrestling. MY STATEMENT ON TNA ...

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Randy Orton Defeats John Cena To Become The WWE World Heavyweight Champion

In what was announced as the biggest match in the history of the WWE, Randy Orton defeated John Cena to unify the WWE and World Heavyweight Championships to become the WWE World Heavyweight Champion at the TLC pay-per-view. The match was billed as a tables, ladders and chairs match and the match lived up to the billing as Cena and ...

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Post WWE TLC 2013 PPV Roundtable

Watch Brian Fritz, Steve Muehlhausen and Michael Wiseman in the post WWE TLC 2013 PPV roundtable as they talk about the show including Randy Orton beating John Cena to become the WWE World Heavyweight Champion, CM Punk against The Shield, Daniel Bryan against the Wyatt Family and the rest of the card. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: ...

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Can Indoor Games Substitute Outdoor Games?

Sports is one of the favorite past time for more of us. It not just relaxes the muscles but calms down the stressed minds too. While many of us take pleasure in playing indoor games, many love to watch and play games that involve physical movements. One such sport is wrestling. Though most of us know wrestling as a combat ...

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Johny Hendricks To Battle Robbie Lawler For Vacant Welterweight Title At UFC 171

The MMA world won’t have to wait long for a new UFC welterweight champion. UFC president Dana White announced during the Georges St-Pierre conference call that Johny Hendricks will battle Robbie Lawler for the vacant welterweight title at UFC 171 on March 15. St-Pierre announced during the conference call that he was vacating the welterweight title and wasn’t sure if ...

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Georges St-Pierre Drops The UFC Welterweight Title, Return Uncertain

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In what cannot be considered a surprise, Georges St-Pierre announced on a conference call that he is vacating his UFC welterweight championship. St-Pierre also stated that he doesn’t know if he will return to the organization. “I’ve been fighting for a long time,” St-Pierre said. “I have 22 fights in the UFC, and 15 were for a world title. I’ve ...

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UFC On Fox 9 Preview Show With Flyweight Champion Demetrious Johnson And Pat Healy

UFC on Fox 9 takes place on Saturday from the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. The main event will feature UFC Flyweight Champion Demetrious Johnson defending his title in a rematch with Joseph Benavidez. The co-feature will have Urijah Faber battling Michael McDonald in bantamweight action. We preview the show this weekend as Steve talks to Johnson about the ...

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More on WWE Network, Hot Ending to WWE Raw and WWE TLC 2013 PPV

On this week’s BTR Flagship, Brian and Michael talk about the WWE Network and what it is expected to look like, the downgrading of WWE pay-per-views, the hot finish to Raw on Monday night and the many different directions that can go in now, the WWE TLC PPV coming up on Sunday with some predictions and more. Subscribe to Between The ...

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The UFC Adds Strawweight Division, TUF 20 To Determine First Champion

People were wondering if the UFC would ever add another women’s weight division, those questions were answered today. The UFC announced that Invicta Fight Chmapionships has assigned the contracts of 11 women’s strawweight (115 pounds) competitors to the UFC. Terms of the assignment were not disclosed. The 11 fighters added were Invicta Strawweight Champion Carla Esparza, Claudia Gadelha, Felice Herrig, ...

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