Between The Ropes Wrestling Podcast – May 21, 2013

Brian and Steve are back to talk about the WWE Extreme Rules PPV from over the weekend, what wrestlers can learn from Brock Lesnar, Raw from Monday night, the debut of Curtis Axel, more young guys getting involved in WWE and where they could be going with them, The Shield and their current run, Ryback’s promo to start the show, ...

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WWE Raw Rundown – May 20th, 2013

Solid night for WWE Raw on Monday. While it didn’t change the landscape of the WWE (or even slightly alter it), the well-paced show gave us a few intriguing segments and some entertaining matches. Let’s dig in. The Good: The Opening Segment w/Ryback (first 5 minutes): This segment was a hot way to kick off the show. The ambulance driving ...

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WWE Extreme Rules 2013 Rundown

Although the build was terrible heading into ‘Extreme Rules,’ WWE put together an entertaining three-hours last night. While no match was an instant classic, the intensity throughout the last hour of the Pay Per View plus a few stand-out performances created a solid pro wrestling event. The Good: Chris Jericho def. Fandango: This rivalry was decent, and took a turn ...

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Between The Ropes Wrestling Podcast – May 16, 2013

Brian and Steve talk at length about Raw from this past Monday and this weekend’s Extreme Rules PPV including the build for the show, predictions on who will win and possible plans going forward after the show.  Plus, they talk about Dolph Ziggler and how his concussion was handled, the Austin Aries – Christy Hemme situation in TNA and more. ...

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WWE Raw Rundown – May 13, 2013

Solid, if unspectacular, edition of ‘Raw’ last night.  There was too much time between ‘Wrestlemania’ and what is essentially ‘Wrestlemania: The Rematches,’ which made for some dull weeks of television.  The creative team has been stuck in neutral for a month or so, and it was good to see things pick back up a little heading in Extreme Rulez. The ...

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Between The Ropes MMA Podcast #8- May 10,2013

In this latest edition of our MMA podcast we talk to Fighthype.com lead writer Percy Crawford. Then we get into the $50,000 fine imposed on UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva and whether the fine was fair or not. We also get into if Crawford feels there are any current gay fighters in boxing and MMA. Listen below and gives us ...

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Between The Ropes Wrestling Podcast #5- May 9,2013

We talk to Major League Wrestling’s Owner/Creator and former WWE Creative Writer Court Bauer. In part two of our interview with Bauer we discuss why the relationship with The Rock/WWE and why there will be regrets about The Rock’s last WWE run from 2011-Wrestlemania 29. We also discuss what is lacking TNA at this current time. We also get into ...

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TNA News: Impact Wrestling Moving Timeslot on Spike TV

Impact Wrestling is once again moving timeslots on Spike TV with TNA President Dixie Carter making the announcement on Twitter. BIG NEWS! Beginning May 30th, #IMPACTLive moves back to its old time at 9/8C on @spiketv! See ya Thursdays at 8/7C until then, though! — Dixie Carter (@TNADixie) May 8, 2013   It was just over a year ago when ...

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Between The Ropes Wrestling Podcast #6 – May 8, 2013

Finally the Between The Ropes podcast is back with Brian and Steve!  The guys talk about the flat edition of Raw, what seems to be missing right now from WWE, some of the better storylines on the show, the rating from Monday night, Brock Lesnar going forward, already looking at WrestleMania XXX, TNA putting Sting in the main event at ...

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WWE Raw Rating Down

The rating was once again down for WWE Raw.  The Monday night show scored a 2.9 rating and averaged 3.916 million viewers, down from 4.285 from last week.  It is the lowest rating this year for Raw. Last week’s show scored a 3.07 rating. The hourly breakdown for this week’s show saw the 8 p.m. hour draw 3.97 million viewers, ...

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