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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.

WWE Hell in a Cell 2015 Review

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Brian Fritz and Justin Kendall review WWE Hell in a Cell 2015! The guys talk about all of the matches from The Undertaker versus Brock Lesnar to finish out their trilogy, Seth Rollins against Kane for the WWE World Heavyweight Champion, who the mystery opponent will be to challenge John Cena for the United States Championship and more. Plus, they ...

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Video: John Cena on ESPN SportsCenter

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Last week, it was Seth Rollins appearing on ESPN SportsCenter as the first guest in the new weekly segment. This week, it was the WWE’s poster boy John Cena getting the spot. The current United States champion kept it light for part of the interview until Jonathan Coachman got serious, asking about his work with the Make a Wish Foundation ...

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Mike Johnson Talks WWE Ratings, Hell In A Cell and Star Wars

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Brian talks with Mike Johnson of PWInsider.com about the new Star Wars movie and the madhouse of tickets going on sale Monday night. Then they get into the weird edition of Raw on Monday night, WWE ratings and what’s missing, what big match there could be on the horizon for WrestleMania 32 and lots more. Enjoy what we do? Support ...

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WWE Network “Breaking Ground” to Premiere for Free, William Shatner Narrating

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There’s a lot of buzz for the upcoming debut of the WWE Network series “Breaking Ground” as we follow WWE-hopefulls as they train at the Performance Center.   WWE must have a lot of belief that this series will be a big hit as well as they’ve enlisted William Shatner (Captain Kirk!) as the narrator. Plus, the first episode will ...

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Randy Orton Sidelined with Shoulder Injury

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Everyone watching Raw on Monday night — as well as Michael Cole and JBL who were broadcasting the show — were wondering where Randy Orton was. Not only was he not on the program but he was absent from the WWE’s tour of Mexico over the weekend. Earlier today on the Wrestling Observer podcast, Dave Meltzer noted that Orton is ...

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WWE Raw Review 10/19/15: Hell in a Cell Hype, The Shield Re-Unites

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Brian and Michael talk immediately after WWE Monday Night Raw for another edition of Between the Ropes looking at Brock Lesnar’s return to RAW, The Undertaker coming back, rumors of Tyler Breeze going to the main roster from NXT, and more! Plus, they’ll give Hell in a Cell predictions along with some other news and notes. And they’ll be answering ...

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Bram Back with TNA Wrestling

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Two months ago, Thomas “Bram” Latimer was suspended indefinitely by TNA Wrestling after his arrest for domestic battery by strangulation and false imprisonment. Today, the wrestling promotion reinstated him after the Florida prosecutor involved in the case decided not to press charges. TNA Executive Vice President John Guburick announced on Twitter this afternoon that Bram is offically back with the company. ...

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John Cena Will Be This Week’s WWE Guest on ESPN SportsCenter

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Last week, WWE began a new partnership with ESPN SportsCenter with a featured WWE superstar appearing on the show every Tuesday night. The first guest was WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins. Today, Jonathan Coachman has announced who will be making the appearance on “the mothership” this week. In case you just missed it @JohnCena will be our guest on @SportsCenter ...

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Kurt Angle Comments on Future Following Pro Wrestling

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Believe it or not, Kurt Angle will not be wrestling forever. Following a Hall of Fame wrestling career that has lasted nearly two decades and him paying a huge toll, suffering just about every injury imaginable and also battling some personal demons along the way, the 46-year-old is ready to call it a career. Earlier this year, the Olympic gold medalist announced ...

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WWE Fans Won’t Have to Worry About Seeing The Great Khali Anytime Soon

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It’s already been a year since former WWE Champion The Great Khali making his appearance for the company, having wrestled his last match there in October 2014 against Rusev and his contract expiring the following month. He apparently has his eye on being more active in his home country of India and hoping to be in some Bollywood movies which ...

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WWE Raw Review 10/12/15: Kane is in Charge, Rusev-Lana Exposed

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Brian Fritz and Justin Kendall recap the 10/12/2015 edition of WWE Raw! They talk about everything from inept bosses, Kane once again being fearsome and Seth Rollins being scared, the real life engagement of Rusev and Lana and how WWE explained it, John Cena’s latest US Open Challenge and the rest of the show. Plus, they talk other news and ...

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Hall of Fame Voting, NXT Compared to WWE and Kaybabe Talk with Eric Gargiulo

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Brian catches up with Eric Gargiulo from www.CamelClutchBlog.com about voting in the Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame, comparing NXT to WWE, what changes might happen to Raw if the ratings continue to struggle, heels with today’s audience and if the curtain is pulled back too much for fans now. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your ...

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