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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.

Rich Bocchini and Tama Tonga on WrestleMania Week

Brian Fritz talks with Rich Rocchini — former Rich Brennan — about WrestleMania week, FEST Wrestling, NXT talent he works with, announcing with JBL, and announcers feuding on Impact Wrestling. Then, a conversation with Tama Tonga about New Japan, teaming with his brother in Guerrilas of Destiny, growing up with Haku as his dad and his upcoming appearance at WaleMania. ...

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Alexa Bliss on WrestleMania 33, Tye Dillinger on NXT TakeOver

Brian Fritz talks with SmackDown Women’s Champion Alexa Bliss about her mean persona, always being the center of attention, being drafted from NXT to SmackDown, and her first WrestleMania match. Then, a conversation with Tye Dillinger about being a surprise entrant at the Royal Rumble, his love for NXT, his next big moment, and the key thing you need to ...

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Bobby Fish Talks Free Agency, Michael Kingston on Headlocked Comics

Brian Fritz talks with Ring of Honor star Bobby Fish about his pending free agency, what this mean about him working with ROH going forward and where he could show up, hitting his groove, when reDRagon may be back together and his love for New Japan. Then, Michael Kingston drops in to discuss the latest volume of the Headlocked Comics ...

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AJ Styles, Shawn Michaels, and WrestleMania 33 Matchmaking

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss the dream match that almost was for WrestleMania 33, more on the build to the big show, rumors of WWE buying Ring of Honor, the latest on the Hardys, and your questions. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your generous donation will help keep our lights on, and make it ...

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NXT TakeOver Orlando Conference Call with Paul “Triple H” Levesque

WWE executive Paul “Triple H” Levesque talks with the media in advance of NXT: TakeOver in Orlando as he discusses where he feels the brand is right now, UK talents working at Axxess, how early talent are coming along, the possibility of branching out the Performance Center to other markets, Bobby Roode’s effect on the brand, Kassius Ohno returning, and ...

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Kurt Angle and Charlotte Flair talk WrestleMania

Brian Fritz brings on Kurt Angle to discuss his WWE, going into the Hall of Fame, his Angle Strong app and what he plans on doing with the company going forward. Then, Brian talks with Charlotte Flair about WrestleMania returning to Orlando, being ringside during her father’s WWE retirement match, and what makes her so good at being the bad ...

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WrestleMania 33 Card — Yay or Nay?

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss the WrestleMania 33 card and if they are coming around to it, the big angles on both Raw and SmackDown, talk of next year’s main event already in place, Shinsuke Nakamura’s impending call-up, Ring of Honor losing some talent, and the Hardy Boyz fight with Impact Wrestling. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the ...

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Matt Riddle on Owning the Indies, Joel Allen on SPLX Apparel

Brian Fritz brings on the ‘King of Bros’ Matt Riddle to discuss his rise in professional wrestling, how he has been able to improve so quickly, his crazy schedule including during WrestleMania week, why he is not a Bill Goldberg fan, the match he dreams about, ‘sport wrestling’ and joining the Suplex Apparel team. Then, Joel Allen joins in to ...

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The Mishaps of WWE Fastlane and the Road to WrestleMania

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman break down WWE Fastlane and what went wrong, Goldberg becoming WWE Universal Champion and what it means for the company, Raw and SmackDown from the week, the build toward WrestleMania and the complete, supersized lineup, the Hardy Boyz in Ring of Honor, and they answer your questions. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes ...

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Dave Lagana on Leaving Impact Wrestling, Working with Billy Corgan

Brian Fritz talks with former WWE and Impact Wrestling writer and producer Dave Lagana about his decision to leave Impact a few months ago, the Broken Universe and the emergence of “Broken” Matt Hardy, developing and cultivating characters and storylines, the utilization of social media in creating, and the “Thirty Days” project with Billy Corgan. Enjoy what we do? Support ...

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Latest New Era for Impact Wrestling + WWE Fastlane Preview

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss The Hardy’s and Drew Galloway parting ways with Impact Wrestling, where they could go next, major changes to the company, preview this Sunday’s WWE Fastlane, and take 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 for us ...

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Ring of Honor 15th Anniversary with Frankie Kazarian

Brian Fritz talks with Frankie Kazarian about joining the Bullet Club, Ring of Honor turning 15, thoughts on when the promotion first started, gritty wrestling, his band Vex Temper putting out new music, having that creative outlet, the term ‘cruiserweights’, and keeping up with today’s style of wrestling. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your generous ...

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