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Wrestling Fix: “Rowdy” Roddy Piper tributes continue, New Day channels 2 Live Crew, WWE signs young fan and more

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“Rowdy” Roddy Piper
A private memorial service is set for August 17 at the Comedy Store in Los Angeles. [Wrestling Observer]

The Masked Man writes an obit for “Hot Rod.” [Grantland]

Vince McMahon and Triple H watch the Piper tribute.

Lana says goodbye to Roddy.

Bret Hart pays tribute to Piper.

“Hot Rod” loved the eye poke. [h/t: Wrestling Inc]

 

WWE
Between the Ropes’ Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman recap Raw and discuss the death of “Rowdy” Roddy Piper.

Here are the top 10 moments from Raw.

So Cesaro doesn’t connect with the audience?

#CesaroSection #RAW #BTE

A photo posted by Cesaro (@wwecesaro) on

Finn Balor was at Raw.

Five out of five dentists love our smile @wwebalor. I think we look fabulous. #QueenofHarts #Bálorclub #Raw

A photo posted by natbynature (@natbynature) on

Elijah probably has a better shot at being a WWE Superstar than ZZ.

Stardust is finally getting what he wants … a hero.

The New Day channels 2 Live Crew … but PG. Luke Skywalker, please give us what we want … some New Day!

Paige, Becky Lynch and Charlotte get a nickname: the Submission Sorority.

WWE may have some issues with that name.

The Miz is as condescending as ever.

Paige comments post-podcast.

Ryback says the IC title isn’t cursed.

The Bionic Redneck doesn’t sweat Terminators.

If you’re not cheating, you’re not trying.

Chyna is checking on her royalty checks.

The Lucas brothers and X-Pac make a suitably weird team.

 

Hulk Hogan
Brooke Hogan comes to her dad’s defense. [Entertainment Tonight]

 

TNA
Rockstar Spud wants to remain a rockstar.

 

New Japan Pro-Wrestling
Night No. 10 of the G-1 Climax series features Shinsuke Nakamura vs. Hirooki Goto.

 

Ring of Honor
Hirooki Goto teams up with the Briscoes against Okada and Roppongi Vice.

Lots of tag-team action on this week’s show.

Here’s a peek at War Machine against the House of Truth.

 

Global Force Wrestling
Doc Gallows likes the roster.

Magnus talks to Another Wrestling Podcast.

 

Chikara
Lots and lots of Jervis Cottonbelly.

About Brian Fritz

Brian Fritz
Brian is the owner and editor-in-chief of Between The Ropes. He has also covered wrestling and MMA for The Orlando Sentinel and AOL Fanhouse and currently is a contributor for Sporting News. You can email Brian at btrfritz@gmail.com.

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