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WWE Survivor Series 2013 Preliminary Buyrate Drops From Last Year

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Expectations weren’t good headed into the 2013 WWE Survivor Series due to the top matches on the card. The event was headlined by Randy Orton defending the WWE championship against Big Show. The co-feature had John Cena defending the World heavyweight championship against Alberto Del Rio. Those expectations were spot on as WrestlingObserver.com is reporting that the preliminary buyrate for ... Read More »

The Expendables 3 Movie Trailer Featuring Ronda Rousey

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Ronda Rousey returns to the octagon next Saturday as she will defend her UFC Women’s Bantamweight Title against Miesha Tate in the co-main event of UFC 168. Between her fights, the budding UFC star appeared in her first movie as she filmed a role in the movie, “The Expendables 3″. The movie features stars like Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham and ... Read More »

UFC 167 Buyrate Lowest For A Georges St-Pierre Fight Since 2008

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UFC 167 last month was highlighted by now former UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St-Pierre defeating Johny Hendricks by a controversial split decision. After the fight, St-Pierre had hinted he may leave the UFC and confirmed that on a conference call Friday in vacating the title and taking an indefinite leave of absence. Dave Meltzer of MMAFighting.com is reporting that the ... Read More »

UFC On Fox 9 Rating Lower Than Expected

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UFC on Fox 9 took place on Saturday night in Sacramento, California. The main event featured Demetrious Johnson retaining his UFC Flyweight Championship defeating Joseph Benavidez by first round knockout. The rating for the show was a 1.8 with a 2.8 million total viewers. The number is up 20 percent in ratings and 18 percent in viewers from the Johnson ... Read More »

WWE Smackdown Spoilers For Friday December 20, 2013

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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 ... Read More »

WWE Royal Rumble 2014 Commercial (Extended Version)

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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 ... Read More »

WWE Monday Night Raw Spoilers For Monday December 23, 2013

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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 ... Read More »

WWE Main Event Spoilers For Tonight’s Show

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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 ... Read More »

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

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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. Read More »

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 ... Read More »

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

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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 ... Read More »

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

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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. Read More »