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Wrestling Fix: ESPN officially coming to SummerSlam, Brock Lesnar-Undertaker countdown video 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. WWE ESPN is covering SummerSlam. That’s a pretty big deal, even if it’s only ex-announcer Jonathan Coachman on the ground in Brooklyn as a reporter. ...

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Wrestling Fix: Stephen Amell injured training for SummerSlam match, ESPN at SummerSlam, ROH to Japan 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. WWE Stephen Amell was injured training for his SummerSlam tag-team match with Neville against King Barrett and Stardust. Amell reportedly doing a snatch during a ...

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Wrestling Fix: Undertaker vs. Brock Lesnar at SummerSlam, Lana battles trolls, Dean Ambrose threatens to break Bray Wyatt’s leg 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.   The Big Story: The SummerSlam main event is set: Brock Lesnar vs. the Undertaker. And it’s personal. The two of them couldn’t keep their ...

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Adam Rose on E:60 Doc, Family Life and Fighting to Make it In WWE

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WWE superstar Adam Rose talks about the E:60 documentary “WWE Behind the Curtain” on ESPN, if he knew what to expect out the film, if it was tough it was for him and his family to watch and how personal the film was, why he thought the Leo Kruger character didn’t work, if he knew how close he was to ...

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Extra Videos Featuring Tyler Breeze, Colin Cassady from E:60 Pictures

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On Tuesday night, the E:60 feature WWE: Behind the Curtain aired on ESPN. It was a fascinating expose on NXT, showing what it takes to make it WWE developmental and the many details and choices that go into the characters and the personalities of the stars as well as how decisions get made from management. The show focused on three guys: ...

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ESPN Personality Michelle Beadle Explains Why She Turned in Her WWE “Fan Card”

Michelle Beadle has never been one to not express her feelings, even if it rocks the boat with her co-workers.  The ESPN personality made waves again this past weekend when she announced on Twitter that she was turning in her WWE “fan card” following Triple H’s public support praising of Floyd Mayweather — who has been convicted of domestic abuse and accused ...

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Michelle Beadle Publicly Criticizes Triple H for Supporting Floyd Mayweather

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In case you missed it… there was a major prize fight last night. Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather finally duked it out to see who really is the best boxer of this generation. But what was so interesting about the build wasn’t the fight itself – it was all the drama surrounding it. And in the middle of all that drama was ...

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Prominent Journalist Criticizes ESPN Coverage of WWE

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It’s no secret that WWE has been in good graces with ESPN for quite a while now. From prominent cross-promotion with sports broadcaster Michelle Beadle, to live SportsCenter coverage of WrestleMania 31 immediately following the show, WWE has benefited from an increased presence on America’s sports juggernaut. But some journalists aren’t very happy about it.

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Accentuate the Positives – Week of April 4th, 2015

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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.

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WWE RAW Rating Doesn’t Move the Needle

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It’s pretty hard to make heads-or-tails of WWE RAW these days. The creative direction has been tepid, no doubt, but in the face of fiercer Monday competition, the RAW rating continues to surprise.

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WWE RAW Rating Slides, NFL Goes Up

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And now WWE RAW starts to feel the pressure from NFL competition… On Monday night, the company’s flagship show took a tumble against better football match ups. The show wasn’t hyped as much as last week’s disappointing mess (and there wasn’t a Jerry Springer in sight), but it was the last WWE RAW before Sunday’s Night of Champions pay-per-view. As such, ...

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WWE RAW Rating Somewhat Surprising

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Reactions to last night’s WWE RAW have been somewhat mixed. Overall, though, most people thought it was a stinker. There was a bunch of hype behind the show, with Jerry Lawler as the advertised guest to mediate issues between the Bella Twins. It was also billed as the “season premiere.” The show was headlined by a Chris Jericho vs. Bray Wyatt rematch ...

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