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Wrestling Fix: TNA dropping guaranteed talent contracts in favor pay per-appearance, Undertaker on WWE Mexico tour and more

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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: Bad news for wrestlers in TNA. Guaranteed contracts are a thing of the past for most of the roster. PW Insider reports ...

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Wrestling Fix: Samoa Joe trains with Batista, ROH-New Japan dream matches, Tough Enough contestant returns 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. Wednesday night means the four-way wrestling war, and the star of Lucha Underground, the ravishing tongue-lasher, Catrina. WWE Look who Samoa Joe is training with ...

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Wrestling Fix: More Dates for Brock Lesnar, Kevin Owens Finisher and New Day Socks

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Providing your daily fix of wrestling links from around the blogosphere.  Former WWE diva turned Jiu-Jitsu expert Eve Torres. WWE has a pretty interesting poll on its website about who is the true “Future of WWE” that you can vote on. [WWE.com] Not only is Brock Lesnar returning to WWE TV in June, he’s going to be working some house ...

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Greatest Matches in WWE Extreme Rules History

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This Sunday will mark the seventh annual WWE Extreme Rules pay-per-view show, an event where gimmick matches and brutal brawls are often used to tie up WrestleMania’s loose ends. Here’s my list of the best matches in Extreme Rules history. 7. John Cena vs. Batista, Last Man Standing Match for the WWE Championship, Extreme Rules 2010 I’ve always felt that Batista ...

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31 WrestleMania Matches From The PG/Reality Era

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Here we are! We’re four days away from the biggest event in all of sports-entertainment and professional wrestling. It’s been a fun ride getting to pile up these epic matches and it’s really telling not only from a historical perspective, but also the evolution of the in-ring work at the grandest stage of them all. This week we’ll have the ...

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WWE WrestleMania 30th Anniversary Card: Part 5

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Over the last couple of weeks, I sat down and compiled a 30 match card to celebrate 30 years of WWE WrestleMania. This is not the top 30 matches in WrestleMania history. This is a 30th Anniversary Card, and because it’s a card and not a list, no person appears more than once. That is the challenge of compiling such ...

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Creative Misfire of the Year (2014)

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Just because it’s deemed “creative” doesn’t always mean it’s going to be good – just ask Vince Russo. And for every great feud, or well-executed story line, the major wrestling promotions also make mistakes. Some aren’t so bad; a few others require major direction shifts. Read on to find out our picks for “Creative Misfire of the Year.”

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Best Matches Inside WWE Hell in a Cell

Chances are, the words “Hell in a Cell” instantly conjure up the iconic images of Mick Foley hurling himself off the top of that steel structure and the unforgettable Jim Ross call that went along  with them. “That killed him! As God is my witness, he is broken in half!” shouted J.R., cementing a moment in the minds of WWE ...

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Batista Lands Lead Villain Role in “Bond 24″

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Batista’s next opponent: James Bond. Batista (a.k.a. Dave Bautista) has reportedly scored another major movie role, landing the role of the lead villain in Sam Mendes’ Bond 24, according to Latino Review. Batista has yet to confirm that he got the job, but here’s what Mendes was looking for in his bad guy, according to a leaked casting breakdown: We ...

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Details on WWE Royal Rumble 2015 Revealed

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WWE held its Smackdown tapings on Tuesday night at the Wells Fargo Arena in Philadelphia for its big 15th Anniversary Show.  Following the event, the company announced that the building will also be home to the Royal Rumble on January 25, 2015. Tickets will go on sale this coming Friday to the annual event which will carry a wrinkle this ...

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Top Five WWE Championship Matches From The Ruthless Aggression Era

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If you missed the previous top five article covering the five best WWE Championship Matches from the PG Era click here. Happy Labor Day everybody on a holiday such like this I figured that I would bring out a top five list on the greatest WWE Championship matches from the “Ruthless Agression” Era. The Ruthless Aggression era was between the ...

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WWE Raw Recap: John Cena Returns, Stephanie Coming Back to Ring

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On the latest podcast, Brian and Steve give their WWE Raw recap from last night including John Cena making his return after a week off to give an passionate promo about his upcoming match against Brock Lesnar at Summerslam, his match against Cesaro, Stephanie McMahon announcing her return to the ring against Brie Bella, the streak coming to an end ...

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