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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.

Ring of Honor Lands National Cable TV Deal — with Destination America

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In the world of wrestling, you always hear the expression “anything can happen”. Well, chalk this one up in that category. BREAKING: @RingOfHonor is coming to Destination America! Wednesday, June 3 at 8/7c! pic.twitter.com/dcIMmI3AGQ — Destination America (@DestAmerica) May 27, 2015 That means beginning on Wednesday, June 3rd, Ring of Honor will be the lead-in for Impact Wrestling. It’s still ...

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Wrestling Fix: TNA Creative Team Member Leaving, ROH Action Figures, NXT to Rock Out

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Providing your daily fix of wrestling links from around the blogosphere.  TNA is losing a member of its creative team who is leaving for a job outside of wrestling. [PWInsider.com] James Storm says he has been told there is nothing to worry about regarding Destination America cancelling Impact Wrestling. [WrestleZone] Ring of Honor is releasing action figures with Figures Toy ...

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Between The Ropes: WWE Raw Review 5/26/2015, TNA Impact Wrestling Cancelled

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Brian and Michael are back again  looking at a newsworthy week in wrestling that included cancellation rumors for TNA Impact Wrestling on Destination America. Plus, thoughts on another surprisingly entertaining edition of WWE RAW, NXT TakeOver: Unstoppable fallout, Elimination Chamber predictions, and your questions answered on-air! Subscribe to Between The Ropes on iTunes so you automatically get the latest podcasts ...

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Wrestling Fix: WWE Stars Crash Wedding, Samoa Joe Deal, Vince McMahon Addresses Crowd

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Providing your daily fix of wrestling links from around the blogosphere.  Was there anyone hotter than Stacy Keibler when it comes to wrestling femme fatales? She is still looking great now although she is off the market. Roman Reigns, Jimmy Uso and R-Truth crashed a wedding over the weekend. Turns out the bride and groom are big WWE fans. [TMZ.com] Ronda ...

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Mauro Ranallo Talks NJPW Return to AXS TV, The Art of the Sport

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Broadcaster Mauro Ranallo joins the podcast to talk about New Japan Pro Wrestling returning to AXS TV this Friday, May 22nd at 9pm ET with the Best of the Super Juniors XXI show. Mauro also talks about teaming with Josh Barnett for another season of NJPW action, the art of wrestling and if he sees talent appreciating the art more these ...

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Between The Ropes: WWE Raw Recap 5/18/2015, Elimination Chamber Matches, NXT Unstoppable Preview

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Brian and Michael recap the May 18 edition of WWE Raw including the matches set up for Elimination Chamber in two weeks, Dean Ambrose becoming the #1 contender for the WWE Championship, Kevin Owens maknig a surprise appearance with John Cena and more. Plus, they talk about NXT Unstoppable, utilizing NXT talent on Raw, TNA moving to Wednesday nights, Spike ...

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Triple H Talks NXT Unstoppable, Plans for Brand, Touring and Injuries

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WWE CEO Paul “Triple H” Levesque held a conference call with the media in advance of the NXT TakeOver: Unstoppable special on Wednesday night on the WWE Network as he talks about the show, injuries to some of the talent, plans for touring, which talent have improved the most over the past few years, the recent shows in Philadelphia and ...

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Impact Wrestling Moving to Wednesday Nights Starting June 3

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When TNA made its alliance with Destination America, the thought was that Impact Wrestling would air on a night in the middle of the week. It’s new partner would want to keep it off Friday nights which is typically a wastleland in the TV industry. But Destination America decided to put the wrestling show on Friday nights anyway. The ratings haven’t ...

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Tyler Breeze on WWE NXT Hitting the Road, His Character and WrestleMania Week

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WWE NXT superstar Tyler Breeze talks about the company going on the road this week with shows in Philadelphia on Thursday and Friday followed by Albany on Saturday, the upcoming “TakeOver: Unstoppable” event on May 20 live on the WWE Network, being included on some recent WWE shows and what the response to him has been, how he came up with ...

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Between The Ropes: WWE Raw Recap 5/11/2015, Elimination Chamber Returns, Daniel Bryan Announcement

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Brian and Michael recap the May 11 edition of WWE Raw including Daniel Bryan relinquishing the Intercontinental Championship, the return of the Elimination Chamber, an excellent match between Neville and John Cena along with more matches announced for this Sunday’s Payback PPV. Plus, they talk about the TNA Wrestling “live” show last Friday including MVP’s promo and his choice of ...

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Mike Bennett on Big Ring of Honor Shows, Working with His Wife and his Man Crush on Tom Brady

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One-half of the current IWGP Tag Team Champions Mike Bennett of The Kingdom talks about the big week for Ring of Honor witht he War of the Worlds ’15 shows on Tuesday and Wednesday in Philadelphia followed by Global Wars ’15 in Toronto on Friday and Saturday. Plus, he discusses working in Japan, how his dreams have changed over the ...

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JTG On New Book, Heat in the Locker Room and His WWE Run

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JTG, one-half of the former WWE tag team Cryme Tyme joins the podcast to talk about his new e-Book “Damn! Why Did I Write This Book?” which is filled with stories on how much heat he had during his run with the company, the heat commandments and plenty of funny anecdotes. Plus, he talks about his start with the company ...

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