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How You Can Help Our Good Friend Jerry Lynn

It’s no secret that former TNA X-Division, ECW World and Ring of Honor World Champion Jerry Lynn is a good friend of mine and of this website. I’ve been good friends with him dating back to 1998 when Between The Ropes began on the radio. Jerry is one of the best guys you will ever meet in and out of ...

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Stone Cold Podcast On WWE Network With Paul Heyman

Austin: When did we first meet?  Heyman: It was in Atlanta at Center Stage, and Austin was fresh from Texas and had a knee injury. He was there with his then wife, Jeanie. Heyman knew who he was and JR said that Austin had something special in him. Heyman was going to introduce himself, but Austin disappeared and ended up ...

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Accentuate the Postives in Wrestling – May 30, 2015

It’s easy to get bogged down in the negativity that exists online when it comes to the world of professional wrestling. Let’s put a pause on the bad stuff, all the complaints, criticisms, rants, and rundowns. Instead, let’s come up for a breath of fresh air, sift through the week that was, and accentuate the positives. Here are your top ...

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Steve Corino Talks ROH, ECW Memories and Enjoying the Business

“The King of Old School” and Ring of Honor commentator Steve Corino joins the pocasts as he talks about his work with Ring of Honor, if he thinks he would still be in the wrestling business at all if he didn’t work for the company, why now is his favorite time working in wrestling, his one regret from over the ...

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Happy Birthday, Paul Heyman!

Today is the day, folks. The former owner of ECW, manager, promoter, WWE/F creative staff member, commentator, and overall wrestling demigod turns another year older.

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Paul Heyman on New DVD, Having Trouble Looking at the Past and How He Has Changed

Over the years, Paul Heyman has been called an array of things spanning positive and negative Visonary. Scumbag.  Genius.  Liar.  You get the picture. Now in the new documentary Ladies and Gentleman, My Name is Paul Heyman — which will be available on Blu-ray and DVD on Tuesday, August 5th — the advocate for Brock Lesnar opens up on his amazing ...

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Does The WWE Have Too Much Talent?

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) has a problem; a good problem, but a problem nonetheless. They have too much talent. After the purchase of WCW, there was truly only one game in town. Other promotions tried to fill the void left by the top competitor, but the WWE had too much market share to compete against. In winning, the WWE consolidated ...

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Paul Heyman Talks WrestleMania 30, His Friendship with Brock Lesnar and Looking Ahead

Paul Heyman talks about WrestleMania 30 where he will be in the corner of Brock Lesnar as he faces The Undertaker, how his close friendship with Lesnar came about, being in the wrestling business for almost three decades now, if his work comes naturally to him, his future in the business, who he thinks are the stars of the future, ...

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WWE Network Review: Does Vince McMahon’s Latest Gamble Pay Off?

  Last Monday, after weeks of hype and promotion, and literal years of speculation, WWE unveiled the newest iteration of pay-tv sports-entertainment. There were a few issues out the gate. Fans lashed out on Twitter. Even by Thursday, major problems still kept cropping up at inopportune times. But this was a new streaming revolution, and as such, growing pains were ...

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First 10 Things You Should Watch on WWE Network

The big day is almost here, Christmas in February for wrestling fans with the WWE Network set to launch on Monday morning at 9:00a ET.  Over 1,500 hours of video-on-reman will be available immediately including all WWE, WCW and ECW pay-per-views. If that isn’t enough, WWE will also include all new pay-per-views as well as encores of new episodes of ...

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Steve Corino Talks Tonight’s Ring Of Honor 12th Anniversary Show, Why Winning The ECW Title Wasn’t His Biggest Moment

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Ring of Honor holds their 12th anniversary show tonight in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The main event features Adam Cole defending the Ring of Honor World Heavyweight Championship against Chris Hero. We talk ROH commentator Steve Corino about the show tonight, the biggest star in the history of the company, why winning the ECW championship wasn’t the biggest moment in his career ...

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CM Punk Critical Of WWE Creative And Lack Of Long Term Thinking

It has been a little more than 24 hours since news broke that CM Punk has left the WWE right before the Raw tapings and headed home to Chicago. Punk hasn’t spoken since the news came, but we have been getting more and more reasons why he was unhappy with the company. On Friday, Punk was in Portland, Oregon for ...

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Between The Ropes | Justin Credible – July 22, 2013

Justin Credible talks about how tough the past few years have been for him, his addiction to drugs and his recovery, how healthy he is now, what he thinks his reputation is, getting back his passion for the wrestling business, his YouTube video series “Pro Wrestling 101”, how Colt Cabana has influenced him, independents these days and how tough they ...

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Between The Ropes Wrestling Podcast – Filmmaker John Philapavage

It has has been a long time in the making but filmmakers John Philapavage and Kevin Kiernan have completed their documentary “Barber Wire City” on the original Extreme Championship Wrestling.  The premiere of the movie is set for this Saturday, April 20 and the former ECW Arena in Philadelphia.  It is also being shown on on iPPV Saturday night via Highspots.com. ...

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Between The Ropes – November 15, 2012 | Shane Douglas

Shane Douglas talks about this Saturday night’s Extreme Rising show from Monaco, PA on iPPV including his decision to return to the ring after previous saying he would not wrestle on another show he was promoting, the decision to bring back Raven and not bring back Justin Credible, controversial comments made by other wrestlers on the show about the promotion ...

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Between The Ropes – October 2, 2012 | Tommy Dreamer

Brian catches up with Tommy Dreamer to talk about his House of Hardcore promotion which makes its debut this Saturday night at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie, NY, why he decided to become a promoter, what he believes will make the show stand out, deciding on talent for the show, getting Edge to appear on the show, being a ...

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