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WWE SmackDown 1/31/14 Results

A highlight package was shown about the main event from RAW First Segment: The Shield comes down to the ring, Dean Ambrose talks about how the Elimination Chamber match was custom made for the Shield. Roman Regins and Dean Ambrose get in a confrontation about eliminating each other at the Royal Rumble. Seth Rollins is the voice of reason and ...

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UFC 169 Video: Ricardo Lamas Says He Plans on Bringing “Heart And Balls” Against Jose Aldo

We talk to Ricardo Lamas as he will be in the co-main event against Jose Aldo at UFC 169 on Saturday night for Aldo’s UFC Featherweight Championship. Lamas discusses the journey to get the title shot, losing faith to get the shot, whether he was disappointed to not get the title shot in Chicago and more. Follow Between The Ropes ...

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Steve Austin Thinks CM Punk Leaving The WWE “Is The Real Deal”

Steve Austin and CM Punk have a lot in common besides being top WWE stars in the past and present. Punk has been the talk of the wrestling world this week as he left the WWE on Monday. Austin did the same thing in June of 2002, but came in February of 2003 for a short run before being forced ...

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WWE Takes Away CM Punk Signs At NXT Tapings

CM Punk left the WWE on Monday before the start of Raw. The impact of Punk being gone is already taking effect with the fans. The WWE taped episodes of NXT last night in Winter Park, Florida. PWInsider.com is reporting that before the tapings began, there were a ton of CM Punk chants and before the taping was about to ...

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UFC 169 Preview, Chael Sonnen / Wanderlei Silva Dust Up and Julianna Pena Injury

Brian and Steve preview UFC 169 headlined by Renan Barao against Urijah Faber for the bantamweight championship along with the rest of the card for Saturday’s show.  Plus, they talk about the recent argument between Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva in Brazil while filming The Ultimate Fighter, Julianna Pena’s major injury and news and notes about upcoming shows. This podcast ...

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CM Punk Walks Out on WWE, Royal Rumble and WrestleMania 30 Talk

Brian, Steve and Michael are back for the Between The Ropes Flagship show as they talk about CM Punk walking out on the WWE and his decision to do it now and the possible ramifications it has on WrestleMania XXX and especially Daniel Bryan. They also look back at the Royal Rumble and talk more about Mania including John Cena’s ...

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TNA Impact Wrestling Spoilers For Tonight’s Show, New Investor Comes Out

TNA taped tonight’s edition of Impact Wrestling at The Hydro in Glasgow, Scotland. You can watch the show tonight on Spike TV starting at 9 p.m. ET. Here is what took place at the tapings. -Magnus and Rockstar Spud headed to the ring for a promo. Magnus got some great heel heat. Though it could be that he’s English. He ...

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Ultimate Fighter 18 Winner Julianna Pena Suffers Horrific Knee Injury, Could Be Out For Two Years

Julianna Pena was the most recent winner of The Ultimate Fighter winning the 18th season defeating Jessica Rakoczy in the finale. Pena was scheduled to have her first fight since winning the show against Jessica Andrade at UFC 171. The fight will no longer be taking place as Pena tore her ACL, MCL, LCL, Meniscus and hamstring while in a ...

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CM Punk Critical Of WWE Creative And Lack Of Long Term Thinking

It has been a little more than 24 hours since news broke that CM Punk has left the WWE right before the Raw tapings and headed home to Chicago. Punk hasn’t spoken since the news came, but we have been getting more and more reasons why he was unhappy with the company. On Friday, Punk was in Portland, Oregon for ...

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CM Punk’s Five Greatest Moments In The WWE

We reported yesterday that former WWE champion CM Punk has left the company and his return to the company is unknown at this time. Punk signed with the WWE in 2005 and was assigned to Ohio Valley Wrestling. Punk was there less a year as he was assigned to ECW, when the WWE decided to revive the brand. Punk debuted ...

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CM Punk’s Latest Pipe-Bomb is Friendly Fire

Let the ranting and raving begin. At some point last night, news broke that CM Punk wasn’t just off from Monday Night Raw this past week – he actually walked out of the company. Punk told people he was “going home” or some other such nonsense. And he left WWE. Done. We don’t know the real story here, or what ...

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Report: CM Punk Left WWE Over Batista, WrestleMania

TMZ Sports is reporting that CM Punk walked out of WWE on Monday night before Raw and went home after being upset about his role for WrestleMania XXX and Batista being put in a main-event position. According to the report, Punk was upset when he learned that Batista was going to win the Royal Rumble which would earn him a ...

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Updated Lineup for WWE Elimination Chamber 2014

Following Monday night’s edition, we knew four of the participants in the main event for the Elimination Chamber pay-per-view.  Now we know all six following the Smackdown taping for this Friday’s show. The six people who will be vying for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship in the Elimination Chamber match include Randy Orton, John Cena, Daniel Bryan, Sheamus, Christian and ...

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CM Punk Walks Out on WWE, Matt Hardy Arrested

Another podcast as Brian and Steve talk about the breaking news of CM Punk walking out on WWE on Monday night before Raw, the signs pointing to his frustrations with the company, changes to WrestleMania XXX with him leaving, thoughts on if / when he will return and more.  Plus, they talk about Matt Hardy’s recent arrest along with his ...

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WWE Smackdown Spoilers For Friday January 31, 2014

The WWE held their Smackdown tapings last night in Toledo, Ohio. The show will air on Friday night on the SyFy channel starting at 8 p.m. ET. Here is what happened at the tapings. The Shield started off in the ring bickering. Seth Rollins talked down Dean Ambrose and Roman Reigns. They focused on the Wyatt Family. They issued a ...

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Matt Hardy Arrested After A Bloody And Brutal Incident With His Wife

It is being reported by TMZ that former WWE star Matt Hardy was arrested on New Years Day in Virginia after an incident with his wife, former TNA star Reby Sky at a hotel. Pictures of his face were bloody and scratches all over his face. Sky as seen in the picture has a fat lip, black eye and some ...

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CM Punk Walks Out on WWE

WWE superstar CM Punk has reportedly left the company and his status with the company remains uncertain. Punk was at the building in Pittsburgh for Raw on Monday night and had a  conversation with Vince McMahon, telling him that he was going home which is why he was not included on the television show. Both WrestlingObserver.com and ProWrestling.net have reported ...

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Dana White On The WWE Network Airing PPV’s: “It’s Ridiculous”

The UFC debut their online digital network called “Fight Pass” at the beginning of this month. Then about three weeks ago, the WWE announced that they will be debuting the WWE Network digital network starting on Monday, February 24th. Each network will cost $9.99, but with the WWE Network you have to buy it six months at a time instead ...

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WWE Raw Reaction 1/27/2014: #YesMovement

Raw got off to a hot start last night with a great segment between Daniel Bryan and The Authority.  WWE smartly played to the crowd by letting Bryan opening the show – it essentially tackled the Royal Rumble problem head-on.  Seeing Bryan call Triple H out on his biased decision making, and hearing Triple H respond with the classic heel ...

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Mick Foley Breaks A TV In Protest Of Daniel Bryan Not Being In The Royal Rumble (Video)

Mick Foley went on a tirade on after Sunday’s WWE Royal Rumble when he voiced his displeasure in the company by not putting Daniel Bryan into the Royal Rumble match. Foley had stated that he would put a brick through his TV because of this. The WWE Hall of Famer stuck to his word, kind of. Watch the video above ...

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