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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.

Women of Raw, WWE Extreme Rules Preview

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss the awful “This is Your Life” segment from Raw and what has happened to the women’s division, comparing Seth Rollins and Dolph Ziggler, a preview of Extreme Rules including who they think should next challenge Brock Lesnar along with your questions. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your generous donation ...

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Jinder Mahal Wins WWE Championship, NXT TakeOver: Chicago Reaction

Brian and Michael are back after a busy weekend and newsworthy week in professional wrestling! They’ll give their reactions to the UK Championship special and NXT TakeOver: Chicago, discuss the controversial (?) decision to crown Jinder Mahal as the NEW WWE Champion at WWE Backlash, discuss the rock star status of guys like Shinsuke Nakamura, and more! Plus, your questions ...

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NXT TakeOver: Chicago Media Call with Paul “Triple H” Levesque

WWE executive Paul “Triple H” Levesque talks with the media ahead of the NXT TakeOver: Chicago event about the progress of Hideo Itami, the losses behind the scenes to the brand that they’ve had to overcome including the passing of Dusty Rhodes, Tommaso Ciampa’s injury, the upcoming women’s tournament, female referees, Roderick Strong and more. Enjoy what we do? Support ...

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WWE Roundup, Backlash Preview With Kevin Eck

Brian Fritz is joined by Kevin Eck of PressBoxOnline.com as they discuss what WWE might do without Braun Strowman, Finn Balor and Jinder Mahal as possible top guys, Backlash preview including what match may end the show, and if we will ever see Broken Matt Hardy in WWE. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your generous ...

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Braun Strowman Injury, President The Rock

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss the effects of Braun Strowman’s injury to Raw, what the WWE can do to get some sizzle back, the anniversary of the infamous Plane Ride from Hell, The Rock considering a serious run for president, if Sinclair will make a bigger investment into Ring of Honor along with your questions. Enjoy what we do? ...

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Adam ‘Hangman’ Page on Bullet Club, His Teaching Days and ROH ‘War of the Worlds’

Brian Fritz talks with Adam ‘Hangman” Page about this Friday’s Ring of Honor ‘War of the Worlds’ pay-per-view, being a member of the Bullet Club for a year, being a teacher and a wrestler, his built up frustrations during his earlier years, tricks of traveling with a noose, any negative feedback from the ‘Hangman’ character, and being a heel while ...

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WWE Payback Reaction, Billy Corgan Buys NWA

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman look back at the WWE Payback show including the House of Horrors match, why Raw needs Brock Lesnar back, why Jinder Mahal should become WWE Champion, Adam Cole hitting free agency, Billy Corgan buying the NWA and what he may do with it. Plus, your questions as well. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the ...

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Ian Riccobani on Broadcasting, Becoming Lead Voice of Ring of Honor

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss the upcoming Vince McMahon biopic ‘Pandemonium’, WWE’s old-school mentality involving several key storylines along with a preview of WWE Payback including the House of Horrors match, and answers to your questions. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your generous donation will help keep our lights on, and make it possible ...

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WWE Payback Preview, House of Horrors, and Pandemonium!

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss the upcoming Vince McMahon biopic ‘Pandemonium’, WWE’s old-school mentality involving several key storylines along with a preview of WWE Payback including the House of Horrors match, and answers to your questions. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your generous donation will help keep our lights on, and make it possible ...

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Braun Strowman and Big Show Break RAW Ring, Jinder Mahal NEW #1 Contender

Join Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman as they get swept away in the post-WrestleMania hangover. This week on the show they chat about Braun Strowman and Big Show breaking the RAW ring, the thought process behind making Jinder Mahal the NEW #1 contender for the WWE Championship, The Revival being shelved for 8 weeks, and whether or not ROH or ...

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WWE Superstar Shake-up Reaction, Mauro Ranallo Gone from SmackDown Live?

Brian Fritz and Michael A. Wiseman chat about a newsworthy week in pro wrestling. They’ll give their reactions to the WWE Superstar Shake-up and what potential feuds this opens up for RAW and SmackDown Live, the huge announcing hole left behind by Mauro Ranallo leaving WWE and potential reasons for his departure, Kane running for office, and a whole lot ...

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WWE RAW and SmackDown LIVE after Mania, Shinsuke Nakamura Debuts, Superstar Shake-up

Brian and Michael are back just days after WrestleMania 33 to chat about the eventful RAW after Mania and SmackDown LIVE shows, the debut of Shinsuke Nakamura to the main roster along with Tye Dillinger and The Revival, the insane amount of heat that Roman Reigns manages to generate, their predictions for the Superstar Shake-up, and BEACH BALL MANIA! Plus, ...

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