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AJ Styles Turns Heel, WWE Raw Talk with Michael Wiseman

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Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman talk about WWE Raw from Monday night including AJ Styles’ heel turn and reuniting with The Club against John Cena, the upcoming brand split including what they would like to see in it and the possible affect to NXT, Money in the Bank lineup right now and their thoughts on the recent NJPW match between ...

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Johnny Mundo on Lucha Underground, Rocky Romero Talks NJPW + Debut Album

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Two guests on the latest podcast! First Brian Fritz speaks with Lucha Underground star Johnny Mundo about the second season for the group, getting his creatively fulfillment in wrestling, how important it is for LU to get a TV deal in Mexico and his upcoming movie projects. Then, NJPW star Rocky Romero talks about his debut album “Six Trees Vice” ...

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Steve Corino on Surgery, Future in the Ring and Ring of Honor

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Brian Fritz catches up with “King of Old School” Steve Corino about his neck surgery and how he is feeling, if he can return to the ring, concussion testing and the effect on wrestling, his contract status with Ring of Honor, the company’s position right now, getting excited as a commentator, his Carolina Wrestling Academy school and his beloved Philadelphia ...

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Jim Ross on Calling NJPW for AXS TV, WWE Leading Into WrestleMania 32

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Brian Fritz talks with WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross about calling New Japan Pro Wrestling on AXS TV starting March 4th, his broadcasting style, and calling wrestling compared to traditional sports. Plus, they talk about WWE leading into WrestleMania, Roman Reigns tough position, AJ Styles debut, Samoa Joe possible on the main roster, and his upcoming “Jim Ross and ...

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WWE Raw Review 1/12/16, Royal Rumble and TNA on Pop TV with Scott Fishman

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Brian Fritz talks with Scott Fishman about the latest edition of WWE Raw including Brock Lesnar’s return, matches on the show, who can actually win the Royal Rumble, several potential WrestleMania 32 matches for Lesnar, thoughts on how the NJPW stars including AJ Styles and Shinsuke Nakamura will debut if/when they join WWE, TNA’s debut on Pop TV, and Mauro ...

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John Cena Injury, NJPW Stars to WWE, WrestleMania 32 Changes with Eric Gargiulo

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Brian Fritz catches up with Eric Gargiulo to discuss the injury to John Cena, how it shakes up the plans for the Royal Rumble and WrestleMania 32, NJPW stars including AJ Styles and Shinsuke Nakamura coming to WWE and how they will be used, what the top matches at Mania could be now, and where do Daniel Bryan, Finn Balor ...

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Scott Fishman Talks WWE SummerSlam Weekend, Tough Enough Finale and Wrestling Buzz

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Scott Fishman of ChannelGuideMagBlog.com and contributor to the Miami Herald talks about WWE SummerSlam weekend in New York City which he was at, what stood out to him from the shows, Jushin Thunder Liger doing more WWE events and if he thinks we could see the company working more with New Japan Pro Wrestling going forward. Plus, a talk about if wrestling is hot ...

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NJPW G1 Climax 2015 Final Recap

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NJPW G1 Climax 2015: Final Watch on: NJPW World Well, here it is, the final showdown.  Nineteen 3 plus hour shows, extending over a month and a half–A daunting task for even the most hardcore wrestling fan. However, this kind of lengthy tournament is best enjoyed by picking and choosing what you watch, following who has a buzz around them, ...

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ROH Star Adam Cole Talks Upcoming Shows, WWE ‘Tough Enough’ Gigi on Elimination

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Two interviews on the latest Between The Ropes podcast! First, a talk with WWE Tough Enough contestant Giorgia “GiGi” Pescina (@ToughGiorgia) on being eliminated, the kiss of death from Daniel Bryan, why she didn’t get more votes from the audience, knowing Amanda before the show, her fitness and modeling background and more. Then, a conversation with Ring of Honor star ...

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The Essentials: NJPW G1 Climax 2015 Week 2

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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. Night 6: Tuesday, July 28, 2015 Satoshi Kojima vs. Kazuchika Okada At first glance, the card for night 6 didn’t really blow me away. The ...

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Wrestling Fix: Layla retires, Sting out of SummerSlam, Hulk Hogan shaming continues 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 Layla retires. [WWE] Sting may not be part of SummerSlam after all. [PW Insider] Between the Ropes’ Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman recap Raw and ...

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Five Matches to Watch From NJPW G1 Climax Week 1

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  The G1 Climax garners a lot of attention every year, drawing in casual and lapsed fans alike back to the product with its prominence.   This is natural, though, considering that the winner of this month and a half long tournament will win a chance to compete for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship at New Japans biggest show of the year, ...

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