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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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Accentuate the Positives in Wrestling – July 25, 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. Here are your top ...

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Accentuate the Positives in Wrestling – July 18, 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. Here are your top ...

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Finn Balor: The Demon Revealed Review

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There’s no mistaking it, Finn Balor is poised to become one of the biggest stars in WWE.  Of course, he will have to be put in the correct positions, as well as the right creative environment to further his development. Fortunately, as of late, WWE’s track record has become much more reliable.  The Shield and Kevin Owens are prime examples ...

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Accentuate the Positives in Wrestling – July 11, 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. Here are your top ...

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WWE Raw Review 7/6/2015, Brock Lesnar Destroys a Cadillac

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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. Brian and Michael are back for the latest Between the Ropes broadcast talking RAW, Brock Lesnar utterly destroying J&J’s pricey Cadillac, Cesaro answering John Cena’s ...

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Five Things We Learned from NJPW Dominion 2015

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There’s something about coffee and wrestling on a Saturday morning that just feels so right, and it has become much more common as streamable shows become commonplace in wrestling. This Fourth of July weekend fans got to enjoy an incredible show in WWE’s Beast of the East, a live event that took place in Tokyo; a much-needed refresh for the ...

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NJPW Road to Dominion 2015 Recap – June 28, 2015

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NJPW Road to Dominion 2015 June 28, 2015 Korakuen Hall-Tokyo, Japan Watch on: NJPW World Dominion 2015 is set to be one of NJPW’s biggest events the year. So many of the feuds going into Dominion have been building for upwards of 6 months, something that isn’t commonplace amongst modern day professional wrestling. The Road to Dominion has one purpose; ...

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The Future of Dolph Ziggler and WWE Could Be Up in the Air

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Lately, there have been a lot of rumors going around that Dolph Ziggler’s contract with WWE expires in a few months. I’ve heard so many different things about what is going to happen next for the residential show off, so I’m going to give my two cents on the whole situation. Ziggler has been on the WWE roster for about ...

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Kevin Kelly Talks Ring of Honor On Destination America, Wrestling Ratings and the Broadcasting Business

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The voice of Ring of Honor Kevin Kelly joins the podcast to discuss Ring of Honor now airing on Destination America every Wednesday night at 8:00p ET and the growth of the promotion as it gains more of a television presence. Plus, he talks about his broadcasting style, working with King Corino, how broadcasters affects what he watches in wrestling and ...

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