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Between The Ropes: WWE Raw Review 6/9/2015, Kevin Owens NXT Title Open Challenge

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Brian and Michael return to the airwaves for the latest Between the Ropes LIVE broadcast, talking WWE Raw from Monday night including the build towards this Sunday’s Money in the Bank including the rematch between Kevin Owens and John Cena, Dean Ambrose vs. Seth Rollins for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship and the MITB ladder match. Plus, they discuss the ...

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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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AJ Lee Makes First Public Statement Since WWE Retirement

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AJ Lee shocked the world this past Friday night when she announced her retirement. Only days after WWE’s biggest show of the year, WWE.com told viewers in a short and to the point news brief that Lee was no longer with the company, and wished her the best (but, notably, not in her future endeavors). Guess she felt like two days ...

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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 4

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Over the last couple of weeks, I sat down and compiled a 30 match card to celebrate 30 years of 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 a ...

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The Flagship: Roman Reigns to Main Event WrestleMania 31, WWE Raw, Fast Lane and More

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It’s The Flagship podcast as Brian and Michael talk about WWE Fast Lane from Sunday night as well as Raw from Monday, Roman Reigns to main event WrestleMania 31 against Brock Lesnar and the response from the audience towards him lately, John Cena vs. Rusev heating up and ideas for the buildup to their match and lots more. Plus, they ...

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WWE doctor Chris Amann sues CM Punk

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The estranged relationship between CM Punk and WWE became even more estranged — and strange — this week with a defamation lawsuit filed by the wrestling circuit’s ringside doctor, Chris Aman, against Punk for the wrestler’s infamous tell-all interview on Colt Cabana’s Art of Wrestling podcast last year. The lawsuit was filed in Cook County Circuit Court, and according to legal journal the Cook County Record, Amann is ...

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Biggest News Story of the Year (2014)

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Headlines, headlines, headlines… The wrestling industry knows how to both make news and break news, and 2014 was no different. TNA lost (and found) a home. ROH emerged on Pay-Per-View. Still, bigger names and bigger networks emerged. What were they? Read on to find out…

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The Best of 2014: Professional Wrestling

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2014 saw major changes sweep across the professional wrestling landscape. WWE launched a brand new digital network, while TNA Impact Wrestling was forced to find itself a new network entirely. New promotions, such as Global Force Wrestling and Lucha Underground, were started, and Ring of Honor fought for its right to be considered one of the “major players.” Hulk Hogan came ...

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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

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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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UFC Fighter Tom Lawlor Talks Fighting, CM Punk, Watching Wrestling and Burgers

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“Filthy” Tom Lawlor is back on the podcast to talk about, well, everything! Tom and Brian discuss the latest UFC shows including the UFF Fight Night in Australia which he was at, his reaction to CM Punk signing with the company, if he has asked for that fight, working for Ring of Honor earlier this year, if he still hopes ...

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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 ...

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