Brian and Steve talk about WWE Raw from Monday night, the lead-in to this Sunday’s Battleground PPV, the debut of Los Matadores and El Torito (!), the Daniel Bryan – Randy Orton angle at the end of the show, the Paul Heyman ‘proposal’ to Ryback and more. Plus, they talk about Hulk Hogan with his TNA contract coming to an end, the angle involving him last week and this coming week on Impact and TNA as a company.
Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman take a break from wrestling to talk about the Breaking Bad finale, if they liked how the show concluded, where it ranks in television history, the show overall in its five seasons and 62 episodes, the Walter White character, the morality of the show and the characters especially Walt and Jesse, the little details of the show and much much more.
Wade Keller of the Pro Wrestling Torch talks about the current power trip storyline in the WWE involving Triple H and Stephanie McMahon, what the WWE would be doing right now if John Cena had not gotten injured, why The Miz is getting picked on, Dolph Ziggler not put in a better position, shades of gray booking, why he believes 2013 is a crucial year for the future of the business, his dislike of insider content in wrestling despite both WWE and TNA involving it in current storylines, Hulk Hogan’s future, Dixie Carter as an owner and Breaking Bad talk!
Brian and Steve talk about Raw from Monday night in what was mostly a bad night for the good guys , if the WWE is being too inside with storylines, how Daniel Bryan got another shot for the WWE Championship, CM Punk and Paul Heyman, the Rhodes family making an appearance and more. Plus, they talk about Rob Van Dam’s contract, the Summerslam buyrate, the WWE video game, the Hulk Hogan watch and more.
Former NWA World Heavyweight Champion Adam Pearce talks about the #7LevelsofHate series with Colt Cabana, the DVD on the series which includes all of the matches as well as a documentary about how it came about and the politics that being involved and altered the series, if any explanation has been given from the NWA ownership about changes made involving him, Cabana and the series, his relationship now with the NWA, the process of putting together the DVD, if he was happy with the series itself, the TNA gut check experience, the #August1Warning spoofs, TNA as a company right now, selling Scrap Daddy booty shorts(!) and more.
You can purchase the Seven Levels of Hate DVD at its official website.
That”s the question posed in the Klondike Celebrity Challenge where fan could decide what three different celebs would do to get their hands on that delicious ice cream wrapped in creamy chocolate. All summer long, fans have given their ideas for the celebrities.
Take of example Alfonso Ribeiro, aka Carlton on “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” and him showing off some sweet dancing moves to get his hands on one. Or even for teen pop-star Tiffany singing to strangers in the mall. Sure, why not?
But then one fan decided how about facing WWE Hall of Famer “Rowdy” Roddy Piper? Easier said than done, even if for a yummy Klondike bar.
Fans have been able to take part on the Klondike Celebrity Challenge on its Facebook Page and this Sunday, September 22, Joel McHale will be hosting the Klondys which will announce the winner.
BetweenTheRopes.com caught up with the “Hot Rod” to talk about the challenge, wrestling bears and being hated over a wrestling career that has now spanned more than four decades.
(You can go to the bottom of the podcast to hear the entire interview.)
Brian and Steve look back at last night’s Raw including Daniel Bryan being stripped of the WWE Championship, Stephanie and her wicked ways involving with Dusty Rhodes, Paul Heyman and his starry eyes for Ryback, the good guys finally stepping up and helping and more. Plus, they talk about the report that Hulk Hogan’s TNA contract expiring in two weeks and the company possibly taking Impact off the road.
Brian Fritz sits down with Matt Morgan about his time in TNA Wrestling, why he left and how tough the decision was to leave, what could be next in his future including the WWE, his acting career including one interesting role he recently tried out for, his relationship with Hulk Hogan and if he thinks Hogan will return to the WWE, Kurt Angle’s recent issues and coming back from rehab, his battles with painkillers years ago and coming back to wrestling, being around Brock Lesnar and Nathan Jones early in his career, the state of wrestling right now and more including some Breaking Bad discussion.
Follow Matt on Twitter @BPMattMorgan
Brian and Steve look back at last night’s WWE Night of Champions PPV which saw Daniel Bryan defeat Randy Orton for the WWE Championship, added matches to the show, the greatest champion polls during the show and if they have any meaning and more. Plus, they talk about tonight’s edition of Raw and a few people possibly leaving TNA Wrestling.
Here’s a first! The first ever Between The Ropes video chat as Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman preview this Sunday’s WWE Night of Champions pay-per-view and give their predictions on who will win between WWE Champion Randy Orton against Daniel Bryan, CM Punk going against Curtis Axel and Paul Heyman, World Heavyweight Champion Alberto Del Rio against Rob Van Dam and all of the other matches. Plus, they talk about Jim Ross retiring from the WWE and the reason behind it happening now.
You can also listen to the audio on the Between The Ropes podcast.
Brian and Steve are back to talk about WWE Raw from Monday night, Edge making his return, the back and forth real-life promo between him and Triple H, the Daniel Bryan build for his match against Randy Orton at this Sunday’s Night of Champions PPV and more about the show. Plus, they talk about the latest on a physical WWE Hall of Fame, Sami Zayn possibly joining the main roster soon, TNA business and rumors of them possibly coming off the road and more.
Matt Striker talks about his new job as an announcer with Championship Wrestling from Hollywood, life after the WWE, becoming an announcer there after being a wrestler, what he learned the most from being a part of the broadcast team, trying to make himself more valuable as a performer, using historical references in commentary and if that was a good thing, being blindsided by the WWE not picking up his contract, trying to stand out in wrestling these days, acting skills in the WWE, how much he gets in the ring now and much more.
It’s Tuesday so Brian and Steve are back to review WWE Raw from last night including an emotional Big Show, Daniel Bryan standing up to the big man, Stephanie McMahon’s magical powers, CM Punk’s money promo, Dolph Ziggler possibly being in the doghouse, the Night of Champions PPV, AJ Styles promo last week on Impact Wrestling and more.
In today’s podcast Steve talks to Fighthype.com lead writer Percy Crawford. Steve and Crawford preview tonight’s UFC 164 featuring the main event between UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson defending his title against Anthony Pettis, with the co-main event of Josh Barnett facing off with Frank Mir.
The guys also recap UFC Fight Night 27 from Wednesday night and what is next for the main card winners and losers from the show, discuss the situation between Bjorn Rebney and Dana White and all the latest news in the MMA world.
Crawford and Steve then discuss the latest involving the fight between Canelo Alvarez and Floyd Mayweather on Saturday, September 14, the All Access ratings and if Showtime should be worried and all the latest news in the world of boxing.
Follow Percy Crawford on Twitter @MrFighthype.
Brian spends his Friday night talking with Eric Gargiulo of the Camel Clutch Blog as they discuss the current Daniel Bryan storyline, who the best wrestler in the WWE is right now, all of the various possibilities for WrestleMania 30, who could possibly return to the company, the futures of Hulk Hogan, Eric Bischoff, Sting and AJ Styles in TNA and maybe somewhere else, the wrestling television landscape, Ric Flair and more.
Follow Eric on Twitter @CamelClutchBlog
Brian and Steve are back as they talk about Klondike bars, mints, coupons, concerts and NBA Championships and then they get into a full review of WWE Raw including the latest in the Triple H – Daniel Bryan – Randy Orton storyline, the eye-popping Paul Heyman – CM Punk – Curtis Axel segment, AJ Lee with her version of a pipe bomb promo and more. Plus, they talk Goldberg and Hulk Hogan’s future in wrestling.
It’s Monday so Brian and Steve are back to look ahead to WWE Raw tonight. Plus, they talk about Goldberg and whether or not he could return to WWE for the Hall of Fame and possibly a match at WrestleMania XXX next year, where it looks like WrestleMania could be in 2015 and 2016, Ted DiBiase Jr. leaving the WWE, AJ Styles possibly leaving TNA and if he would be a good fit in the WWE and a big discussion about WWE creative and utilizing the talent roster.
On today’s podcast, Steve talks to top-ranked women’s fighter, UFC women’s bantamweight fighter Jessica Eye. “Evil” discusses what led to her no longer being with Bellator MMA, what organizations talked to her right after her release from Bellator and what led Eye to signing with the UFC.
Eye also tells Steve if Sarah Kaufman is the next opponent, how soon she wants to face the winner of Ronda Rousey/Miesha Tate, who her favorite football team is and much more.
Follow Jessica Eye on Twitter @jessicaevileye.