Triple H Conference Call: NXT (R)Evolution, Kevin Owens Debut, Improving the Brand in 2015

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Paul — Triple H — Levesque talks with the media about the NXT (R)Evolution live special on the WWE Network Thursday night, the debut of Kevin Owens and advice he has given him, improvements to the NXT brand over the next year, how long talent will be at developemental before possibly being called up, what he hopes for Adrian Neville ... Read More »

The Flagship: The Slammys on WWE Raw, TLC and NXT Previews and Bold Predictions

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It’s the weekly Flagship podcast with Brian and Michael and there’s a lot to talk about. The guys discuss the Slammys on Raw this past Monday which one of them liked, the voting for the awards, a suggestion for a future change to them and a bold prediction after watching Raw. Plus, they talk about the mentality to currrent wrestling booking, ... Read More »

WWE Main Event Results: WWE TLC Preview

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WWE Main Event December 9, 2014 Columbus Civic Center Columbus, Georgia If you missed last week’s edition of WWE Main Event click here For all of our coverage on the WWE and TLC click here Dean Ambrose vs. Bray Wyatt Preview:  We have Renee Young and Tom Phillips at WWE Headquarters. They preview Bray Wyatt vs. Dean Ambrose matchup for ... Read More »

WWE Raw Results: Slammy Awards + Surprises

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WWE Raw December 8, 2014 Bon Secours Wellness Arena Grenville, South Carolina If you missed last week’s edition of WWE Raw click here For all of our coverage on the WWE and TLC click here WWE Slammy Awards Pre-Show:  The Raw pre-show kicks off from Greenville, South Carolina with Byron Saxton and Alex Riley  ready to give out some awards. We ... Read More »

ROH Final Battle 2014 Results

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Ring of Honor December 8, 2014 The Terminal 5 New York, New York First Match: Four Corners Survival Match Hanson vs. Jimmy Jacobs vs. Caprice Coleman vs. Mark Briscoe Everyone in the ring but Jacobs adheres to the Code of Honor. Briscoe and Coleman start out and Briscoe grabs a headlock, then a shoulder block. Coleman answers with a leapfrog ... Read More »

CM Punk signs with UFC, and there’s reason to be concerned

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CM Punk has signed on as a fighter with the UFC. The career move isn’t a complete surprise. There had been rumors of Punk heading to the UFC, but nothing came to fruition until last night during UFC 181. There are a lot of unknowns about the 36-year-old’s new trade. But the most important question has nothing to do with ... Read More »

UFC 181 Results: Lawler Wins Title, Pettis Impressive in Defense

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UFC 181 came to us from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on Saturday night.   The main card was kicked off by lightweight fight between Abel Trujillo and former Ultimate Fighter competition winner Tony Ferguson. Trujillo came out strong in round one, dropping Ferguson with an overhand right. Though he couldn’t capitalize, Trujillo was able to score a ... Read More »

Audio: CM Punk Joins UFC, Details and More on Signing

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Brian and Michael are back on Sunday morning to talk about the big announcement of CM PUNK signing with the UFC, some details about his signing and when he could fight, the UFC’s decision to bring him in and the reaction to him, comparisons to Brock Lesnar and more. Subscribe to Between The Ropes on iTunes so you automatically get ... Read More »

CM Punk Joins UFC, Will Debut in 2015

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It’s clobbering time. The UFC has signed former professional wrestler CM Punk to a contract. The promotion announced Saturday night that it reached an agreement with Punk, 36, and that he is expected to make his mixed martial arts debut in 2015. “The idea of being able to step in the Octagon and find out what’s inside myself, and test ... Read More »

WWE SmackDown Results: Ambrose Injured?

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WWE SmackDown December 5, 2014 Chesapeake Energy Center Oklahoma City, Oklahoma If you missed last week’s edition of WWE SmackDown click here For all of our coverage on the WWE and the WWE TLC PPV click here First Match: WWE Intercontinental Championship Match  Luke Harper (c) vs. Dolph Ziggler Harper with a headlock, but Ziggler slides out. Harper with a ... Read More »

David Shoemaker Talks CM Punk, Vince McMahon Interviews and “The Squared Circle”

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David Shoemaker of Grantland.com and author of The Squared Circle: Life, Death and Professional Wrestling talks about the recent interviews with CM Punk and Vince McMahon, what he took away the most from both conversations, people being upset with CM Punk, if there will be any changes in the near future of the WWE, if McMahon is out of touch, the ... Read More »

WWE NXT Results: R Evolution Go Home Show

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WWE NXT December 4, 2014 Full Sail Arena, Winter Park, Florida If you missed last week’s edition of WWE NXT click here For all of our coverage on the WWE and WWE TLC click here First Match: Charlotte vs. Mia Yim  Charlotte with a forearm shot, she tries to send Yim into the corner, but blocked. Charlotte cut her off ... Read More »