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Author Archives: Steve Muehlhausen

Steven is the site editor for Between The Ropes. He was a featured UFC columnist for Bleacher Report and a writer for MMASucka.com. Steven was also the host of the MMA show "The Fight Club Chicago" which aired for three years at various websites. You can email Steve at stevemuehlhausen@yahoo.com.

Triple H Conference Call Promoting WWE NXT Takeover II

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WWE NXT Takeover II takes place on Thursday night from Fail University. You can watch the show on the WWE Network starting at 8 ET. In the main, Adrian Neville defends the NXT heavyweight championship against Tyler Breeze, Tyson Kidd and Sami Zayn. Earlier Wednesday, WWE executive Paul Levesque (aka Triple H) held a conference call to promote Thursday’s event. ... Read More »

WWE Raw Recap: John Cena Wants To Fight Brock Lesnar, Jerry Springer Is Raw

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(image courtesy WWE) It’s the WWE Raw recap podcast with Steve and James as Brian is out of town. The guys discuss the Jerry Springer segment and if it was good for WWE, the Paul Heyman/John Cena segment, why it was right for Bray Wyatt to go over Chris Jericho. The guys also get into the Michael Elgin situation, the ... Read More »

Bellator Announces Tito Ortiz And Stephan Bonnar Opposite UFC 180, Scuffle Ensues After Fight Announcement

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During tonight’s Bellator 123, the promotion announced that Tito Ortiz will be facing Stephan Bonnar at Bellator 131 on Saturday, November 15th from the Valley View Center in San Diego, California, which is opposite of UFC 180 from Mexico City, Mexico. In a press release from Bellator, Ortiz said he hates Bonnar and is a phony. ‚ÄúThis fight is as ... Read More »

UFC Fight Night 50 Results: “Jacare” Souza Taps Out Gegard Mousasi To Highlight Action Packed Main Card

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There was a lot of anticipation heading into Friday night’s UFC Fight Night 50 as the main card was expected to feature fireworks. That is exactly what we got. In the middleweight main event in where the winner could get the next shot at the UFC middleweight championship, Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza defeated Gegard Mousasi by third submission via guillotine choke. ... Read More »

Triple H Feels He’s Not Being Groomed To Take Over WWE

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Wrestling fans always say that Triple H is being setup to take over the WWE when chairman Vince McMahon steps away. At the age of 69, you would think that McMahon would be steeping away soon and his son-in-law would then be taking over the company. Well, if you know McMahon, that won’t be happening anytime soon as he is ... Read More »

WWE Friday Night Smackdown Spoilers For Friday September 5, 2014

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WWE Friday Night Smackdown tapings took place on Tuesday night in Lincoln, Nebraska. The show will air on Friday night on the SyFy channel starting at 8 p.m. ET. Here is what happened at the tapings. Right at the top, John Cena came out to the pop of the night. We got a Serious Cena promo that didn’t go into ... Read More »

UFC Fight Night 50 Countdown Show

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UFC Fight Night 50 takes place on Friday night from the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, Connecticut. In the main event is a rematch featuring top ranked middleweight as Jacare Souza battles Gegard Mousasi. The co-main event features top ranked heavyweight Alistair Overeem facing off with Ben Rothwell. Prior to UFC events, the company releases a countdown show and this ... Read More »

Alistair Overeem Addresses Dana White Issue On Jon Jones Injury

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Alistair Overeem returns to the UFC octagon on Friday night as he battles the returning Ben Rothwell in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 50. “The Reem” has been dealing with some criticism leading up to the fight as UFC president Dana White was placing the blame of Jon Jones’ injured knee and ankle in training for his fight ... Read More »

Stephanie McMahon Writes Open Letter To Michael Sam

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This morning on WWE.com, Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon wrote an open letter to former draft park of the NFL’s St. Louis Rams Michael Sam about appearing on next week’s Raw. Exhibiting class and dignity rarely shown in professional sports, Michael Sam, WWE invites you to next Monday’s Raw to speak of your struggles to succeed, lessons you have learned ... Read More »

WWE NXT Star Breaks Leg At House Show

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At Saturday night’s WWE NXT house show in Palatka, Florida, Solomon Crowe broke his leg in a tag team match. Crowe was teaming with Kalisto and they were facing NXT tag team champions The Ascension. The injury occurred when Crowe went for a flying head scissors on Viktor, and landed hard on the canvas and didn’t move. The match was ... Read More »

UFC 177 Recap Show: TJ Dillashaw Reigns Supreme

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UFC 177 took place on Saturday night from the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. In the main event, TJ Dillashaw retained the UFC bantamweight championship defeating late replacement Joe Soto. The co-feature had Tony Ferguson beating Danny Castillo by split decision in lightweight action. In today’s podcast Steve and BetweenTheRopes.com contributor Nathan McCarter recap Saturday’s show, what happens with ... Read More »

TJ Dillashaw Highlights UFC 177 Bonuses

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During the UFC 177 post-fight press conference, UFC president Dana White announced that TJ Dillashaw, Ramsey Nijem, Carlos Diego Ferreira and Yancy Medeiros each received bonuses of $50,000. Dillashaw got the “performance of the night” defeating Joe Soto in the main event by fifth round knockout to retain the UFC bantamweight championship. Medeiros received the other “performance of the night” ... Read More »