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Michael A. Wiseman

Michael A. Wiseman
Michael is a pro wrestling enthusiast, MMA fan, and all-around geek. When not blogging, he likes to catch up on TV shows or dig in to the latest tech news. You can follow him on Twitter @therealwiseman.

Between the Ropes: WWE Raw Review 6/22/2015, Seth Rollins Gets Best of Brock Lesnar

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It’s the weekly Between the Ropes broadcast as Brian and Michael discuss everything in the wild world of wrestling: Seth Rollins proving that Brock Lesnar is in fact human on Monday Night RAW, John Cena debating Kevin Owens’ challenge, and more! Plus, other news and notes, and your questions answered LIVE on-air! And be sure to watch on YouTube where you ...

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Between the Ropes: WWE Raw Review 6/16/2015, Brock Lesnar Returns

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It’s the latest Between the Ropes podcast as we discuss all things in the world of wrestling. Brian and Michael break down an interesting edition of WWE RAW that saw Brock Lesnar return, Kevin Owens attack a rapper, and the entire Divas division turn its back on Paige. Plus, a look at the new TNA Impact Wrestling X Division championship, thoughts on ...

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Help Support Between the Ropes!

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Between the Ropes has been covering pro wrestling for over 16 years. What started off as a radio show has evolved into a mixed-media platform that includes live broadcasts, interviews, podcasts, on-location videos, written content, and more. We’ve talked to the biggest names, showed up at the premiere industry events, and made honest, entertaining, and creative wrestling coverage our mantra. ...

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BREAKING NEWS: Dusty Rhodes Has Passed Away at the Age of 69

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WWE is reporting that “The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes has passed away at the age of 69.

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LIVE WWE Elimination Chamber 2015 Post-Game Show

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Join us LIVE at 11:05 ET immediately following WWE Elimination Chamber as we talk all the latest news, matches, title-changes, and more coming from the WWE Network exclusive show. How did Kevin Owens fare against John Cena? Did Seth Rollins retain his WWE World Heavyweight Championship? Who is the new Intercontinental Champion? We’ll give you the results, and break-down what ...

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WWE Elimination Chamber 2015 Predictions

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Elimination Chamber isn’t the “one night a year WWE goes extreme.” It’s not even the most demonic structure in the company (that would be Hell in a Cell), despite being called “the Devil’s favorite playground.” But Elimination Chamber IS a WWE Network exclusive this year – and we know who’s going to win! Keep reading to find out… Not ready for the Chamber? ...

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WWE Payback 2015 Predictions

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This year, WWE Payback emanates live from Baltimore, Maryland, on the heels of WrestleMania 31 and Extreme Rules 2015. If you’re NOT a network subscriber, you can get it for free… and if you already are? Just be thankful it’s only $9.99! But who’s going to win, and what will be left of them? Read out to see what BTR ...

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Elimination Chamber Returns… Plus, More Details Emerge?

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In case you missed the news last night, WWE announced the return of its Elimination Chamber Pay-Per-View – but this time, exclusively on the WWE Network. But that’s not the biggest surprise.

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Hideo Itami Sidelined with Lengthy Injury

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Breaking news out of Florida says that heading into the NXT Takeover: Unstoppable event on May 20th, the brand might be without one of its biggest international stars.

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Michelle Beadle Publicly Criticizes Triple H for Supporting Floyd Mayweather

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In case you missed it… there was a major prize fight last night. Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather finally duked it out to see who really is the best boxer of this generation. But what was so interesting about the build wasn’t the fight itself – it was all the drama surrounding it. And in the middle of all that drama was ...

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WWE RAW Hangover: A Game of Thrones

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The theme of this particular WWE RAW was Extreme Rules 2015 fallout because… well, I mean, do these shows even have “themes” anymore? Remember when EVER 3-hour show had a “theme” – like Las Vegas… or Old School… or Bob Barker… SO, how did this themeless-wonder fare?

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Wrestling Legend and Hall of Famer Verne Gagne Passes Away

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In a sad bit of news to wake up to, classic wrestling icon Verne Gagne has passed away. He was 89 years old.

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