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Author Archives: 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. He is a self-admitted nerd, a sports nut and lists Jack Bauer as his hero. You can email Brian at fritz@betweentheropes.com or follow him on Twitter @BrianFritz.

Triple H Says No One Will Ever Take Vince McMahon’s Spot

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Ever since Triple H — Paul Levesque — began working in an executive role in the WWE, most people have considered him the heir apparant to the throne when that day comes that Vince McMahon is no longer in charge. Some of us don’t expect that to be anytime soon and that some includes Triple H who said as much in ... Read More »

The Flagship: The Rock Returns But WWE Raw Still in Funk

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It’s the weekly Flagship podcast as Brian and Michael talk about WWE Raw from Monday night which saw the return of The Rock but not much else including bad matches, bad segments including TV hosts breaking bottles of wine over the butts and more.  They also talk about the rise of Dean Ambrose, the reaction to John Cena, what happened ... Read More »

The Rock Makes Surprising Return to Raw

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Once again, WWE Raw was just going along on Monday night.  Fans saw Hoda and Kathie Lee from the “Today” show promote wine more than the Susan G. Komen Foundation and the fans quickly turned on them.  Later, it was El Torito  facing Hornswoggle dressed as a alligator in a horrific segment that even Michael Cole couldn’t wait to get ... Read More »

Did Michael Elgin Quit Ring of Honor?

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Earlier today, Ring of Honor tweeted that former champion Michael Elgin was returning to action for the company this Saturday night for their show in Kalamazoo, MI.  This comes after he lost the title last month then was stuck in Canada due to an issue with his work issue before finally returning home more than three weeks later. Their appears ... Read More »

Daniel Bryan Started a Yes Chant before NLCS Game 3

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In case you haven’t been keeping up with baseball, the playoffs are underway and today is NLCS (that would be National League Championship Series) Game 3 with the San Francisco Giants hosting the Washington Nationals. The Giants have some big wrestling fans on their squad — namely Hunter Pence — as early on this season, they adopted Daniel Bryan’s “Yes” ... Read More »

Michael Elgin Back in the U.S. and Returning to ROH This Weekend

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It’s been a rather strange month for former Ring of Honor champion Michael Elgin.  He lost his title, then got stuck in Canada for almost a month due to issues with his work visa.  But he finally made it back and despite what looks like tension between himself and the company, ROH has announced that Elgin is returning to action ... Read More »

Yes, Roman Reigns Will be Live at Raw Tonight

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Last week, WWE advertised that Roman Reigns would be on tonight’s edition of Monday Night Raw in what will be his first time speaking to the WWE Universe since emergency hernia surgery.  Since then, there was plenty of talk that Reigns would not be in the building for the show and appear ‘via satellite’ or in a taped piece. Reigns put the ... Read More »

WWE superstar Cesaro Talks Sheamus Feud, Helping with WWE 2K15 Game

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WWE superstar Cesaro talks about the upcoming WWE 2K15 game which he is, helping the creators in the making of the game, his fantastic match with Sheamus at WWE Night of Champions 2014, working out at the Performance Center, new talent training there and more. Read More »

Bill DeMott on Performance Center, Being Represented in WWE 2K15 and His Nose

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WWE Performance Center head trainer Bill DeMott talks about the upcoming WWE 2K15 video game, how he looks in the game, the “My Career” mode in the game and having the PC and NXT in the game, life after being an in-ring performer, challenging the main roster with the talent there, the recent anniversary of the start of Goldberg’s streak ... Read More »

Eric Gargiulo Talks Wrestling Stories, WWE Direction and NXT Talent

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Eric Gargiulo of CamelClutchBlog.com joins the podcast as he and Brian share some wrestling road stories including which WWE Hall of Famer was in Eric’s wedding and which one was almost in Brian’s, hanging out with wrestlers for the first time and being on the road with them.  Plus, the talk about the state of the WWE right now, the amount ... Read More »

Bo Dallas Talks WWE 2K15 Game, Wet Shirts and Inspirational Words

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WWE superstar Bo Dallas talks about making it into a video game for the first time as he is part of the WWE 2K15 game, the attention to detail the game has, always having a smile on his face, his recent matches with Jack Swagger, his goal of having the wettest shirt in wrestling, having his brother Bray Wyatt on ... Read More »

NXT Superstar Adrian Neville Talks WWE 2K15, Competition in NXT and Call Up to WWE

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NXT superstar Adrian Neville talks about finally being in a video game as he will be part of the WWE 2K15 game, the four-way match at NXT TakeOver 2 against Tyler Breeze, Sami Zayn and Tyson Kidd, the atmosphere at Full Sail University for NXT TV shows, competition there within NXT, his first match on Raw recently, when he thinks ... Read More »