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Wrestling Fix: Lana breaks wrist and out of action, WWE signs Kana, Zahra Schreiber apologizes and more links

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Lana is expected to be out of action the rest of the year after suffering a wrist injury. [WWE.com]

Lana is determined to come back.

Between the Ropes’ Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman talk Raw.

Kazoos vs. trombone.

The Dudleys want a tenth tag-team title reign.

Eden offends Sasha Banks by noting that her shoulders were also pinned to the mat.

Sting destroyed the Seth Rollins statute. As a shareholder, I feel sick.

Next week is the “season premiere” of Raw, even though the show is on 52 weeks a year. Nikki Bella defends the Divas Championship against Charlotte, and the Prime Time Players challenge the New Day for the WWE Tag Team Championships. [WWE.com]

An idiot hopped the rail at Raw and strutted to the ring with Seth Rollins. [Deadspin]

Neville and Stardust were relegated to Superstars. Spoilers ahead. [Wrestling Inc]

Rumors, rumors, rumors: WWE may be signing Amanda from Tough Enough. She was backstage at Raw. Erick Rowan and Baron Corbin are supposedly under consideration to join team Shield at Night of Champions. [Cageside Seats]

Kana has officially signed with WWE.

Zahra Schreiber issued her first statement since being released. Short version: She apologizes.

Let me start this off by saying how grateful I am and how fortunate I feel to have had my time with WWE. It truly was my dream job. Last week WWE made a decision to release me from my contract due to posts I made on social media years ago, long before I was ever employed by them. I understand why that decision was made, but it broke my heart and my spirit. I don't want my mistakes to reflect on WWE or how incredible they are as a company. The responsibility is my own… Now, I want to take the time to apologize to everyone who was offended by my posts. I am so sorry. I would like to make it very clear I am in no way, shape or form an anti-Semite, nor do I condone anti-Semitism. If one were to have looked deeper into my post, one would have noticed that also in the photo was Marlene Dietrich. Marlene was a Polish actress who opposed Nazism and fought for the oppressed during WWII. To me the photos and relics were nothing more than a story. I now see it was insensitive of me and in poor taste, which is why I had attempted to delete them long ago. On an aside, a family member of mine took part in the White Rose Movement (Germans trying to end Nazi domination), which is where my interest in the Holocaust actually stemmed from. Also, documented deeper on my Instagram from years ago are photos of me at Dachau Concentration Camp in Germany, and I noted there how disturbed I was by the entire place. Unfortunately, social media rarely notices positivity, and can be an evil place where opinion is easily manipulated to fit the circumstance. I take full accountability for the things I did post, but those out there who are creating Twitter exchanges that never happened or have manufactured other conversations that never took place really need to check themselves and realize how much harm they are actually doing. Everything I've worked for and dreamt of is gone. In an instant, I lost it all. But I can't let this define my life. I know who I am as a person. I'm as human as anyone else. I've made mistakes like we all do. I hope those I've offended can forgive me. All I can do now is learn and move forward trying to be better every day.

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Get a peek at The Monday Night Wars: Vol. 2 with ex-WCW exec Eric Bischoff.

Bret Hart is spitting hot fire

“Stone Cold” Steve Austin was not a fan of Stephen “Arrow” Amell’s work. [With Spandex]

The Rock saved his pup from downing.

Here's a fun Labor Day weekend story… We just decided to add two new members to our Johnson family. Baby French Bulldogs. In my right hand is BRUTUS and in my left hand is HOBBS. Bring them home and immediately take them outside so they can start learning how to "handle their business and potty like big boys". I set them both down and they both take off in a full sprint and fall right into the deep end of our pool. HOBBS immediately starts doggy paddling while BRUTUS (like a brick) sink heads first to the bottom of the pool. I take off into a full sprint, fully clothed, dive in the pool, swim to the bottom, rescue my brick, I mean BRUTUS and bring him back to the edge of the pool. He was a little delirious.. took a moment, threw up all the water he swallowed and looked up at me as if to say, "Thank God you didn't have to give me mouth to mouth!" and then ran off to play with his brother. A few lessons I've learned today.. A) Not all puppies have the instinct to doggie paddle. B) Some puppies (like BRUTUS) will be so in shock by experiencing water they will sink extremely fast so react quick. C) While spiriting to save your puppies life, before you dive in, try and throw your cel phone to safety. Don't keep it in your pocket… like I did. #BRUTUSLives #HOBBSCanSwim #MyCelPhonesDead #AndNoMouthToMouthNeeded #HappyLaborDay

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Jennifer Tilly endorses Chyna for the WWE Hall of Fame … for whatever that’s worth. [With Spandex]

 

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Battle of Los Angeles (stage 1) highlights set to stoner rock is kinda the best.

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 fritz@betweentheropes.com and follow him on Twitter @BrianFritz.

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