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ESPN 30 For 30 Director Rory Karpf on ‘Nature Boy’, Legacy of Ric Flair

Brian Fritz is joined by filmmaker Rory Karpf to discuss the upcoming ESPN ’30 For 30′ documentary ‘Nature Boy’, the legacy of Ric Flair, growing up as a wrestling fan, convincing ESPN to do the film, why Flair is so popular now years after his career, if he thinks ‘Naitch’ has any regrets, and how he thinks people will view the ...

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AJ Styles talks WWE Royal Rumble, Drew Galloway on UK scene, Charlie Ebersol on XFL doc

Three interviews on the podcast! First, Brian Fritz talks with WWE Champion AJ Styles about this Sunday’s Royal Rumble where he will face John Cena, his first year in the company, thoughts on some of his old friends joining him on main roster and more. Then, Drew Galloway discusses Saturday’s 5 Star Wrestling show airing live on Spike TV in ...

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John Cena Will Be This Week’s WWE Guest on ESPN SportsCenter

Last week, WWE began a new partnership with ESPN SportsCenter with a featured WWE superstar appearing on the show every Tuesday night. The first guest was WWE World Heavyweight Champion Seth Rollins. Today, Jonathan Coachman has announced who will be making the appearance on “the mothership” this week. In case you just missed it @JohnCena will be our guest on @SportsCenter ...

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Wrestling Fix: WWE wants Alberto Del Rio back, Seth Rollins on SportsCenter, Paul Heyman on a CM Punk-WWE reunion and more

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! WWE Rumors! Sounds like there’s fire to the smoke of Alberto Del Rio possibly returning to WWE. [Cageside Seats] As for the former Sin Cara’s departure from AAA in Mexico, Myzteziz ...

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Wrestling Fix: Seth Rollins on ESPN SportsCenter, Sami Zayn to Evolve, Raw recaps, WWE wedding proposal and more

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! WWE Let’s talk Raw. I joined Brian Fritz on the post-game show to talk about a placeholder edition of WWE’s flagship program. We also cover all of the news.

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Wrestling Fix: Lana and Rusev engaged, WWE-ESPN relationship expanding, WWE wants Alberto Del Rio back, Mistico jumps ship

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! WWE Love is alive and kayfabe is dead. Rusev and Lana are engaged, according to TMZ. What does this mean for Summer Rae? A on-screen reconciliation for Rusev and Lana would ...

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Wrestling Fix: ESPN officially coming to SummerSlam, Brock Lesnar-Undertaker countdown video 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 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

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

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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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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Prominent Journalist Criticizes ESPN Coverage of WWE

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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