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How You Can Help Our Good Friend Jerry Lynn

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It’s no secret that former TNA X-Division, ECW World and Ring of Honor World Champion Jerry Lynn is a good friend of mine and of this website. I’ve been good friends with him dating back to 1998 when Between The Ropes began on the radio. Jerry is one of the best guys you will ever meet in and out of ...

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The Essentials: NJPW G1 Climax 2015 Week 2

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Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your generous donation will help keep our lights on, and make it possible for us to do even more! Wrestling fans everywhere will thank you. Night 6: Tuesday, July 28, 2015 Satoshi Kojima vs. Kazuchika Okada At first glance, the card for night 6 didn’t really blow me away. The ...

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Wrestling Fix: Ronda Rousey dedicates win to Roddy Piper, Jimmy Snuka battling cancer, Hulk Hogan poses with Mike Tyson

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Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your generous donation will help keep our lights on, and make it possible for us to do even more! Wrestling fans everywhere will thank you. WWE Ronda Rousey dedicated her victory Saturday to “Rowdy” Roddy Piper. It’s touching to see Rousey honor Piper after her win. Touching speech by the ...

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UFC’s Dana White Calls Wrestling ‘Fake’, Wrestlers Fire Back

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When Ronda Rousey fights, it has become a happening that plenty of people want to watch and see how quickly she disposed of her latest opponent. But one fan took to Twitter on Saturday night before UFC 190 to tell the Dana White that while he wanted to see the female fighter, he thought the $39.99 price tag was too ...

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Remembering Roddy Piper

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Like virtually every six-year-old in America, my Saturday mornings were monopolized by network TV cartoon shows. For most kids, there was a ‘favorite’ that you looked forward to each week: Super Friends, The Smurfs, Muppet Babies, or Alvin & The Chipmunks. I may have been in the minority, but my favorite was Hulk Hogan’s Rock ‘n Wrestling. And to put ...

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Pro wrestling world remembers Roddy Piper

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The pro wrestling community is in mourning following the death of Roddy Piper at age 61. Here are some of their thoughts and memories. https://instagram.com/p/50bZxhoh0d/?taken-by=therock I am so sad to tweet that my friend Roddy Piper passed away last night. He was really such a sweet man. My heart is with his family. — Cyndi Lauper (@cyndilauper) July 31, 2015 ...

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Wrestling Fix: RIP “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, WWE reviving Bash at the Beach, James Storm done with TNA and more links

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Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your generous donation will help keep our lights on, and make it possible for us to do even more! Wrestling fans everywhere will thank you. The Big Story: We’re all still mourning the death of WWE Hall of Famer “Rowdy” Roddy Piper. Between the Ropes has breaking news audio on ...

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Breaking News Podcast on the Passing of ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper

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Breaking news podcast as Brian and Michael talk about the sudden passing of wrestling icon ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper. They talk about his influence on the wrestling business including his infamous “Piper’s Pit” angle with Jimmy Snuka to his part of WrestleMania I and how the WWE and wrestling overall would be different without him. Download the podcast here

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“Rowdy” Roddy Piper dead of heart attack at age 61

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Legendary WWE heel “Rowdy” Roddy Piper has died at the age of 61. Piper, born Roderick Tombs, reportedly died of a heart attack Thursday night in his sleep. BREAKING NEWS AUDIO: BETWEEN THE ROPES Piper was an integral part of the inaugural WrestleMania with his main event match with “Mr. Wonderful” Paul Orndorff against Hulk Hogan and Mr. T. That ...

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Alexa Bliss Is The Throwback Valet The WWE Needs

Alexa Bliss celebrates with her current clients, but should she add more?

Being an effective manager or valet in professional wrestling is a lost art. The WWE has started to bring managers back into the fold more in the past few years, but it is nothing like years past. Paul Heyman is arguably the best speaker in the business, but he is an “advocate” of one. It works to tremendous effect, but ...

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Trevor Murdoch on Almost 20 Years in Wrestling, Training with Harley Race an His Decision to Leave WWE

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Dan Ryno: Now, you’ve been in the wrestling business for close to 20 years, is that right? Trevor Murdoch: Yeah, right at the 18 mark. I’m pushing (20). I’ve got 2 more to go. DR: And how did you get started? I’m assuming you were a big fan growing up. Did you have any particular wrestlers that made you want ...

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Wrestling Fix: John Cena underwent emergency nose surgery, Brock Lesnar pitched as gay badass and more links

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Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your generous donation will help keep our lights on, and make it possible for us to do even more! Wrestling fans everywhere will thank you.   WWE John Cena reportedly underwent emergency surgery on his nose on Tuesday, a day after Seth Rollins’ knee mangled the champ’s schnoz. The surgery ...

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