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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.

Steve Austin Teases Brock Lesnar Match at WrestleMania 32

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There’s been plenty of talk over the past few years of ‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin returning for one more match. And wouldn’t it make sense to have it at WrestleMania 32 next year in his home state of Texas ? While Austin has danced around this in the past, he teased the potential match on Monday night during his podcast with ...

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Wrestling Fix: Tommy Rogers Passes Away, The Rock to Star in Reboot of 80’s Classic and Grand Theft Ambrose

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Providing your daily fix of wrestling links from around the blogosphere.  Sasha Banks — BOSS. Very sad news about the passing of Tommy Rogers yesterday. The Fantastics — along with Bobby Fulton — were a special team and had awesome feuds with the Midnight Express and The Sheepherders. [F4WOnline.com] The Rock will star in a remake of 80’s cult classic. [Variety] Jeremy Borash ...

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Jeff Jarrett Talks Global Force Wrestling ‘Grand Slam Tour’, Business Landscape in 2015

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Global Force Wrestling founder Jeff Jarrett joins the podcast as he talks about the upcoming GFW ‘Grand Slam Tour’ beginning on June 12 with shows all summer long at minor league ballparks and their upcoming TV tapings later in the summer in Las Vegas. Plus, Jeff discusses when he might announce a TV deal, the landscape of the wrestling business ...

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Wrestling Fix: Elimination Chamber, The Rock Had a Big Weekend and Daniel Cormier is a Huge Seth Rollins Fan

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Providing your daily fix of wrestling links from around the blogosphere.  And still your WWE Divas Champion — Nikki Bella. No, you weren’t hallucinating … Kevin Owens did beat John Cena cleanly last night at Elimination Chamber. Read all the results here and watch our post-game show immediately following the event. Yes, Kevin Owens and John Cena will be having ...

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Report: Kevin Owens Signs New Deal, Moving to Main WWE Roster

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Kevin Owens made an instant impact when he debut for NXT, winning his first match and taking out new champion and former buddy Sami Zayn.  Just a few months later, he became the quickest person to win the NXT Championship when he powerbombed Zayn over and over and over again. Well, Owens hasn’t been slowing down since. Just a few ...

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Wrestling Fix: More Dates for Brock Lesnar, Kevin Owens Finisher and New Day Socks

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Providing your daily fix of wrestling links from around the blogosphere.  Former WWE diva turned Jiu-Jitsu expert Eve Torres. WWE has a pretty interesting poll on its website about who is the true “Future of WWE” that you can vote on. [WWE.com] Not only is Brock Lesnar returning to WWE TV in June, he’s going to be working some house ...

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Roderick Strong Talks Ring of Honor to Destination America, Excitement Ahead for Wrestling Business

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“Mr. ROH” Roderick Strong joins the podcast to talk about Ring of Honor signing with Destination America and will make its debut on the cable channel on Wednesday, June 3 at 8:00pm ET. Roddy talks about how he found out about the news, his initial thoughts, leading into Impact Wrestling on Wednesday nights, the positive steps being taken by ROH ...

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Brock Lesnar Listed for WWE Raw in June

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The last time we saw Brock Lesnar he was destroying cameramen, announcers, anyone withing site on Raw the night after WrestleMania 31. Since then, the Beast Incarnate has been suspended, er, on hiatus with the thinking that he would not return to WWE television until the weeks leading up to Summerslam. Well, it looks like he could be back sooner. According ...

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Wrestling Fix: WWE Raw Ratings, Dolph Ziggler Has a Crazy Schedule, MVP Has No Issues with ROH

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Providing your daily fix of wrestling links from around the blogosphere.  Yes, that is Lana … ravishing, indeed. The Raw rating from Monday was not good, even for Memorial Day. [ProWrestling.net] And the number for last Friday’s edition of Impact Wrestling which replayed Slammiversary 2014 was much worse. [WrestleZone.com] Rusev is dealing with a lower leg injury and his status ...

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Breaking News Podcast: Ring of Honor Lands TV Deal with Destination America

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Brian and Michael are back with a special BREAKING NEWS podcast to discuss the surprising news of Ring of Honor signing a TV deal with Destination America. They talk about the details of the deal, what this means for TNA Wrestling and its future on the cable channel, the effect on the wrestling business and more. Plus, they answer your ...

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WWE Daily Social: Hideo Itami Injury, Chris Jericho Hacked and Four Horsewomen

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The latest social media happenings around the WWE Universe. Hideo Itami had surgery on his injured should. While not official, he’s expected to be sidelined for 6-8 months. I will be better than ever. #EvenStronger #neverbackdown pic.twitter.com/wAZnCToBiM — Hideo Itami / 伊丹英雄 (@HideoItami) May 26, 2015 Kevin Nash stated that he would like a retirement match in WWE that could have ...

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Official Press Release on Destination America Adding Ring of Honor

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With the earlier news that Ring of Honor has landed a national TV deal with Destination America, here is the official press release from the cable channel. DESTINATION AMERICA BRINGS MORE ACTION TO THE RING ACQUIRING THE RIGHTS TO RING OF HONOR’S WEEKLY TELEVISION PROGRAMMING (Silver Spring, Md.) –Destination America announced today that it has signed a national broadcast deal ...

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