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Wrestling Fix: AJ Lee stars in Madden football trailer, Chris Jericho open to full-time return and more links


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 Chris Jericho is open to coming back full-time. [Sports Illustrated] The Minnesota Vikings say they haven’t been awarded a WrestleMania just yet. [ProWrestling.net] Daniel ...

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Jeff Jarrett on Upcoming GFW TV Taping, His Return to TNA and Crossover Between The Groups


Global Force Wrestling CEO Jeff Jarrett is back on the podcast as he talks about the upcoming July 24th GFW TV taping, the “Amped” name for the show, whether or not they will announce a TV deal by the taping, his return to TNA Wrestling including his emotions and the reactions for others backstage, when that deal for his return ...

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Global Force Wrestling reveals roster, adds Chael Sonnen as analyst


The Global Force Wrestling roster reveal proved to be even more underwhelming than expected. The unveiling ended up being “live,” but only if you were in Las Vegas at the Orleans Arena. Otherwise, finding out who will be in Jeff Jarrett’s ring proved to be an exercise in frustration. And the biggest name … well, he’ll be a commentator. That name was ...

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Chael Sonnen On his Dislike for Trash Talk, Saying No to Pro Wrestling, CM Punk and if Brock Lesnar will Fight Again


ESPN MMA analyst and podcast host the “American Gangster” Chael P. Sonnen joins the podcast as he talks about the build up to the Jon Jones — Daniel Cormier fight, why he dislikes the term trash talking, hyping fights he was in the emotion he felt at the time, being the bad guy, what he liked first between amateur and ...

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Jim Ross Talks Battlegrounds MMA Event, Bucket List and WWE


Legendary announcer Jim Ross talks about the upcoming Battlegrounds MMA 8-man weliterweight tournament airing October 3 live on pay-per-view which he will be announcing, getting an opportunity to broadcast MMA for the first time, working with Chael Sonnen as his broadcast partner, the tournament style of the show, if he thinks he will get any negative feedback considering his wrestling background, doing ...

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Jim Ross to Make MMA Announcing Debut


Jim Ross has been talking for a while now on his website and Twitter that he would like the chance to broadcast MMA.  Well, he’s getting his chance. JR will be on the call for the “Battlegrounds MMA” event that will air live on pay-per-view from Tulsa, Oklahoma on October 3.  His broadcast partner for the one night, eight-man welterweight ...

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Vitor Belfort, Chael Sonnen in Front of NSAC, UFC on Fox Preview


Brian and Steve are back for the MMA podcast as they talk about Vitor Belfort and Chael Sonnen going in front of the NSAC, Sonnen getting suspended with Belfort now facing Chris Weidman at UFC 181 on December 6th, Jon Jones now facing Daniel Cormier for the UFC light heavyweight championship in September, Conor McGregor’s win and his next fight ...

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Chael Sonnen Receives Two Year Suspension For Drug Test Failures

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At a Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing this afternoon, former UFC star Chael Sonnen received a two year suspension along with paying the cost and analysis of the drug tests that were administered to him, agreeing not to fight in any other jurisdiction for his two-year ban and acting as an educator to the NSAC and fellow fighters on the ...

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Former UFC Champion Interested In Going To WWE?

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When you talk to UFC fighters, a lot of them state their love for WWE. The only guys to compete in the UFC and WWE are former UFC champions Brock Lesnar and Ken Shamrock. Can we see another former champion leaving the UFC and head to the WWE? Dave Meltzer in his weekly Wrestling Observer Newsletter (subscription only) stated that ...

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Chael Sonnen “Accepts Responsibility For His Actions” Regarding Drug Test Failures

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We have finally heard from Chael Sonnen regarding the complaint filed against him from the Nevada State Athletic Commission regarding his two drug test failures. Sonnen’s lawyer, Jeff Meyer, sent the NSAC a response to the complaint that was filed against his client last month. Here was the most telling statement from Meyer in response to the complaint. “Mr. Sonnen ...

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Chael Sonnen Has Until July 17 To Appeal Complaint From NSAC


Chael Sonnen has until July 17 to appeal the complaint against him from the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Sonnen is subjected to a maximum fine of $250,000, expenses related to the complaint and the requirement that Sonnen provides the commission with a clean drug test upon his next licensing application. NSAC sent Sonnen the complaint by certified mail on June ...

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Vitor Belfort Says He Wants His Title Shot


Vitor Belfort was supposed to face Chris Weidman for the UFC middleweight championship instead of Lyoto Machida. Belfort though had to bow out of the fight when the Nevada State Athletic Commission banned TRT use and he needed time to regroup his body. Belfort was scheduled to fight Chael Sonnen on tonight’s UFC 175 pending getting his license, but Sonnen ...

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