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NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn II Conference Call with Triple H

WWE Executive Vice President of Talent, Live Events and Creative, Paul “Triple H” Levesque speaks with the media about NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn II at the Barclays this Saturday, putting the cruiserweight division on Raw, spotlighting veterans versus younger talents, talent working elsewhere and NXT, training styles, the NXT broadcast team going forward, 50/50 booking and more. Enjoy what we do? ...

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Kevin Kelly in Tokyo, Japan!

Brian Fritz talks with Kevin Kelly — who is in Tokyo, Japan to call the finals of the NJPW G1 Climax — about being in Japan with Steve Corino, how the tournament has played out, Michael Elgin’s success over the past few years, his new role in Ring of Honor, where he sees ROH growing the most in the next ...

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WWE star Big Cass, Jason Static on pro wrestling play

Two interviews on the podcast! First, Big Cass jumps on to talk about getting called from from NXT, his WWE debut with Enzo Amore, the most outlandish things his partner has said, working singles while Enzo was injured and their big SummerSlam match against Kevin Owens and Chris Jericho. Then, a conversation with Jason Static on his pro wrestling play ...

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WWE Raw, SmackDown Talk with Michael Wiseman

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss Raw and SmackDown including how the show’s are doing following the brand split, the uniqueness of Dean Ambrose, Rusev becoming a star, Finn Balor’s chances at SummerSlam and both Ryback and Joey Styles gone from WWE. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your generous donation will help keep our lights ...

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WWE Roundup with Justin Barrasso

Brian Fritz is joined by Justin Barrasso of SI.com to discuss the WWE brand extension, which brand will be in a better position by WrestleMania 33, other possible talent being signed away from TNA Wrestling or brought up from NXT, using the cruiserweight division on Raw and how SummerSlam is shaping up. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes ...

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WWE Battleground, Raw and SmackDown Recap

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman look back at WWE Battleground and then discuss the new era of the WWE with both Raw and SmackDown along with a look ahead to SummerSlam and Brock Lesnar’s status with the company. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your generous donation will help keep our lights on, and make it ...

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WWE Draft Reaction with Kevin Eck

Brian Fritz brings on former WWE creative team member Kevin Eck — now with The Eck Factor blog (www.kevineckwrestling.sportsblog.com) to discuss the WWE draft, how the roster shaped out for each brand, NXT talent not called up and how to use that brand, if a brand split was even necessary, being detail-oriented with storylines and taking other ideas from other ...

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WWE Draft Recap, Battleground Preview

Brian and Michael recap the WWE Draft including their thoughts on how the rosters shaped up and how talent could be used going forward, their own ideas on some things they wanted to see, NXT call-ups, the ending of Raw with the world title controversy and a preview of Sunday’s Battleground event. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes ...

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WWE Mock Draft!

It’s the Between The Ropes WWE mock draft! In anticipation of the WWE draft, Brian and Michael do one of their own and with their own rules with each making 30 picks from the current WWE and NXT rosters and then they each make 10 more from talent anywhere in the world. After you listen, go to Twitter (@BetweenTheRopes) and ...

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WWE Raw Recap, Brock Lesnar Wins at UFC 200

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman talk Brock Lesnar winning at UFC 200 and what this could mean for his future in WWE, the UFC sale and how much the WWE may be worth now, Raw from Monday night including the McMahon family feud growing, who could be the GM’s for both Raw and SmackDown, new matches for Battleground and more. ...

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Angelico Talks Lucha Underground, Veda Scott on Women of Honor

Two guests on the podcast! First, Brian talks with and Angelico about his recent injuries and when he’s getting back in the ring, working with Lucha Underground, how it compares to AAA, his insane leap during season 1 and his partnership with SPLX Apparel. (www.suplexapparel.com). Then, a conversation about Veda Scott with Women of Honor returning, her work with Ring ...

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WWE Roundup with Michael Wiseman

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman talk about the WWE Raw from Monday night, the upcoming Battleground event, the underrated Rusev, call-ups before the draft, the WWE house show and NXT tapings that Brian went to over the weekend and CM Punk’s recent comments about the wrestling business. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your generous donation ...

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WWE 2K17 Announcement with Paul Heyman

Media conference call with Paul Heyman on the announcement of Brock Lesnar being on the cover of the new WWE 2K17 video game, the upcoming brand extension, Lesnar’s return to the UFC, SummerSlam and much more. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your generous donation will help keep our lights on, and make it possible for ...

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WWE Roundup, Roman Reigns Suspension with Michael Wiseman

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss Roman Reigns being suspended by the WWE for violating the Wellness Policy and the possible fallout from that, Money In The Bank including Dean Ambrose leaving as WWE World Heavyweight Champion, Raw on Monday night and the upcoming draft and brand extension. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your generous ...

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Roman Reigns Suspension, WWE Talk with Kevin Eck

Brian Fritz talks with Kevin Eck of The Eck Factor blog about Roman Reigns suspension for violating the WWE Wellness Policy, dealing with suspension when he worked on the WWE creative team, the upcoming brand extension and draft, which talents he would like to see brought back, a possible return for Kurt Angle and how hard it is for WWE ...

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Wrestling Roundup with Michael Wiseman

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman talk about the recent show including NXT TakeOver and TNA Slammiversary along with all the financial issues swirling around TNA Wrestling. Then they discuss Raw, the upcoming brand split and preview this Sunday’s Money in the Bank. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your generous donation will help keep our lights ...

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WWE Raw, Wrestling Roundup with Michael Wiseman

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss Brock Lesnar going back to UFC to face Mark Hunt at UFC 200 and the possible fallout from that fight. Plus, they talk Raw from Monday night, NXT TakeOver: The End, TNA Wrestling Slammiversary, the angle between Matt and Jeff Hardy and Bill Goldberg in the upcoming WWE 2K17 game. Enjoy what we do? ...

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Austin Aries Talks Journey to NXT, Facing Shinsuke Nakamura

NXT superstar Austin Aries talks about this Wednesday’s NXT TakeOver: The End event and his big match against Shinsuke Nakamura, his journey to WWE and NXT, if he thought he would ever work there, finding his comfort zone and fitting in, the label that guys who worked for TNA Wrestling couldn’t end up there, his debut and his recent cross ...

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NXT TakeOver: The End conference call with Paul “Triple H” Levesque

WWE executive Paul “Triple H” Levesque talks with the media about the upcoming NXT TakeOver: The End show, if the NXT roster will look different following the brand split, how aggressive the company is in acquiring talent, the status of Hideo Itami’s recovery, if there could be a women’s tournament coming to the brand, what led to the first-ever NXT ...

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WWE Star Dolph Ziggler Talks Swerved, ACH on Ring of Honor Career

Two interviews on the podcast! First, Brian Fritz talks about WWE superstar Dolph Zigger about Swerved Season 2 (all nine episodes premiering on the WWE Network immediately following Raw on Monday) as well as the upcoming brand split. Then, Brian speaks with Ring of Honor star ACH about his career, being misunderstood and growing up in the locker room, his ...

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