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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 or follow him on Twitter @BrianFritz.

WWE: The Ultimate Poster Collection Book Review

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Over the years, there have been some epic WWE pay-per-view posters as well as some ones that we’d all like to forget. Insight Editions has published the WWE: Ultimate Poster Collection featuring 40 posters, 30 of which featuring pay-per-view events, showcasing some of the best WWE artwork over the years. Each of the posters — all of which are removable ... Read More »

Who’s Going to Win the Mayweather vs, Pacquiao Fight?

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The Mayweather vs Pacquiao fight is coming up, and everyone is getting very excited and nervous about who is going to win. If you haven’t signed up to watch the fight, you need to do so immediately so that you can be part of all the fun. The world has been waiting for more than five years to see who ... Read More »

Kevin Eck On His Return to Wrestling Media, Daniel Bryan Future and TNA Wrestling

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Former WWE creative team member Kevin Eck joins the podcast to talk about working with Maryland Championship Wrestling and being hated by fans, his return to writing about wrestling at Sportsblog along with some of his recent posts about the WWE divas and how real the fan voting is on the WWE App. Plus, he discusses the injury situation with Daniel Bryan ... Read More »

The Flagship: WWE Raw Review, King of the Ring, TNA Wrestling Starts Fresh

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It’s the weekly Flagship podcast with Brian and Michael as the guys give their WWE Raw review including the King of the Ring tournament, who they like between Sheamus, Neville, R-Truth and Bad News Barrett to win it, the health status of Daniel Bryan, the greatness of Heath Slater and who Seth Rollins is facing in the main event of ... Read More »

Goldberg Promises Return to Wrestling, Just Not with WWE

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The last time we saw Bill Goldberg in a WWE ring, he was cracking a cold one with Steve Austin after defeating Brock Lesnar at WrestleMania XX, only to get met with a stunner for his troubles. Now it looks like that will be his last time. But that’s doesn’t mean his pro wrestling career is over.  In fact, he told ... Read More »

UFC Boss Dana White says Ronda Rousey Won’t Return to WWE

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There was plenty of buzz coming out of WrestleMania 31 after UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey appeared side-by-side with The Rock and got the best of both Triple H and Stephanie McMahon. It was easy to suggest that this was to set Rousey in a match at next year’s event either against McMahon 1-on-1 or a mixed tag match. ... Read More »

Dave Meltzer Talks WWE Extreme Rules, TNA Wrestling What Ifs and NXT Talent

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Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter joins the podcast as he talks about his WrestleMania 31 experience since it was in his home city, Mania cities going forward, WWE Extreme Rules this Sunday, the Daniel Bryan heath situation, who could be next for Seth Rollins, TNA Wrestling and their relationship with Destination America, some what ifs from over the ... Read More »

WWE NXT Hitting the Road, Shows Announced for the Northeast

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Earlier this year, WWE CEO Paul “Triple H” Levesque said that by the end of the year, the plan was to have WWE NXT as a full touring group. The group is taking steps towards that and has announced several dates on the road in the northeast. The tour begins on Thursday, May 14, when NXT takes over Philadelphia’s Tower ... Read More »

The Flagship: Final WWE Raw Before Extreme Rules, Stips, News, Notes and Questions

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It’s the weekly podcast as Brian and Michael discuss WWE Raw from Monday night including Kane dominating in a good way, Seth Rollins and The Authority, looking out for a Randy Orton RKO outta nowhere, The Miz being The Miz and more. Plus, they talk about this Sunday’s Extreme Rules including the matches and stipulations along with news and notes ... Read More »

Scott Fishman Talks Possible TNA Wrestling Issues, Tough Enough and WWE Extreme Rules

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Scott Fishman — contributor with the Miami Herald — joins the podcast to talk about the financial issues going on with TNA Wrestling including Brian’s recent report on production people being late receiving pay and being shorted money, Taz parting ways with the company and TNA going forward. Plus, they talk about Global Force Wrestling, Tough Enough coming back, some coincidences ... Read More »

WWE Announces Search for Tough Enough Competitors

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With the reality series Tough Enough returning to the USA Network  this summer, the WWE has officially begun looking for competitors on the show. Here is the press release: STAMFORD, Conn., April 20, 2015 – Beginning today, WWE invites anyone from around the world who believes they have what it takes to be the next WWE Superstar or Diva, to submit ... Read More »

Global Force Wrestling Announces Summer Ballpark Tour

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There are still plenty of questions regarding Global Force Wrestling. The group produced the NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 9 event back in January and have announced television tapings in Las Vegas for later this summer. Mind you, the group still hasn’t announced an agreement with any TV network yet. However, the group is moving forward and today announced that it will ... Read More »