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The fallacy of Vince McMahon’s brass ring speech

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Vince McMahon spoke candidly Monday night with “Stone Cold” Steve Austin about the state of the WWE Universe. The conversation — a live version of Austin’s podcast special to the WWE Network — was a fascinating look inside McMahon’s head and must-see television for anyone interested in the inner workings of the world’s biggest wrestling organization. And yet, for as ... Read More »

Great Khali’s WWE contract not renewed

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The Great Khali’s time in WWE is up. WWE declined to renew Khali’s contract, according to the Wrestling Observer. Khali’s profile had recently been moved to the alumni section of WWE.com, leading to speculation that he was released. The 7-foot-1, 347-pound Khali started in WWE as a monster heel, feuding with the Undertaker in April 2006. That feud led to the abomination that ... Read More »

Zack Ryder injured, out of action

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Ow, ow, ow, you know it. Zack Ryder announced on Twitter today that he’s torn his rotator cuff and the injury could require surgery. Sorry to my European Zack Pack…won’t be making the tour this year…I’ll let you know why in a few days when I have definite news. — Zack Ryder (@ZackRyder) November 8, 2014 The Internet people love ... Read More »

Why WWE Fans Should Be Thankful For Canada

On Monday it was Thanksgiving in Canada.  So in that spirit, let’s talk about some of the Canadian wrestlers that we can all be thankful for getting into a WWE ring. Let’s start with a female that Jim Ross called Canada’s greatest export. Trish Stratus always has had the looks but during her time there, she became a good in-ring ... Read More »

More Possible Insight Into Sean O’Haire Suicide

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Tragedy struck the wrestling communicating earlier in the week with the death of Sean O’Haire, and rumors that he ended his own life placed an even darker shadow on the situation. Now, TMZ has an even more startling revelation. Read More »

Top 5 WWE Championship Matches From The New Generation Era

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If you missed the previous top five article covering the five best WWE Championship Matches from the Attitude Era click here Here we are it’s another Thursday on BetweenTheRopes.com and the WWE Championship series continues. With NXT Take Over 2 taking place tonight on the WWE Network, I think it’s only right to continue the WWE Championship series with the ... Read More »

Vince Russo Shoots on Spike TV, and Spike Fires Back

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Vince Russo has had his shares of ups-and-downs recently. He claimed he wasn’t working with Impact Wrestling… which, turns out, he was lying about… and which might possibly have cost TNA their TV contract with Spike TV. 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 »

WWE Raw Review 9/1/2014: WCW Monday Nitro!

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Despite heavy criticism, I gave WWE major props yesterday for what looked like a renewed creative spirit. I thought things were clicking. Apparently, McMahon & Co felt the opposite, and decided to publicly prove me wrong on last night’s WWE Raw. Segments I kind of hate these talky interview/talk-show segements like ‘The Highlight Reel’ and ‘MizTV.’ They’re relics of a ... Read More »

Bellator In Preliminary Talks With Gina Carano

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Everybody in the MMA world thought Gina Carano to the UFC was a lock. Let’s pump the brakes just a bit. MMAFighting.com is reporting that Carano and Bellator are in preliminary talks for her to return to MMA with the idea of the promotion reviving the women’s division. No deal between the parties has been reached as rumors were circulating ... Read More »

Floyd Mayweather vs Canelo Alvarez Sets All Time PPV Revenue Record, Estimated 2.2 Million Buys

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A lot of hype was surrounding the Floyd Mayweather vs Canelo Alvarez fight this past Saturday in terms of breaking the records for most pay-per-view buys, the most money made ever on PPV, biggest gate ever. We knew the last one was the record and now we have confirmation that at least one of those other records was broken. Showtime ... Read More »