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Bobby Roode on Joining NXT, Leaving TNA Wrestling and Being Glorious

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Brian Fritz catches up with NXT star Bobby Roode about joining the brand and 12 years with TNA Wrestling, his “glorious” theme music and aspirations within WWE. Plus, he discusses the rumors of a TNA sale and a Goldberg – Brock Lesnar match. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your generous donation will help keep our ...

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NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn II Recap, SummerSlam Preview from NYC!

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Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman are in New York City and talk about their night from the wild scene at a sports bar watching UFC 202, NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn II including Shinsuke Nakamura becoming the NXT Champion and look ahead to SummerSlam including the main event between Brock Lesnar and Randy Orton along with the Goldberg rumors. Enjoy what we ...

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WWE Roundup, TNA News and SummerSlam Preview

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Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss WWE Raw and SmackDown, the suspensions of both Alberto Del Rio and Paige, the changes in TNA management involving Dixie Carter and Billy Corgan and preview both the NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn show as well as SummerSlam. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your generous donation will help keep our lights ...

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NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn II Conference Call with Triple H

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WWE Executive Vice President of Talent, Live Events and Creative, Paul “Triple H” Levesque speaks with the media about NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn II at the Barclays this Saturday, putting the cruiserweight division on Raw, spotlighting veterans versus younger talents, talent working elsewhere and NXT, training styles, the NXT broadcast team going forward, 50/50 booking and more. Enjoy what we do? ...

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WWE Draft Reaction with Kevin Eck

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Brian Fritz brings on former WWE creative team member Kevin Eck — now with The Eck Factor blog (www.kevineckwrestling.sportsblog.com) to discuss the WWE draft, how the roster shaped out for each brand, NXT talent not called up and how to use that brand, if a brand split was even necessary, being detail-oriented with storylines and taking other ideas from other ...

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WWE Draft Recap, Battleground Preview

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Brian and Michael recap the WWE Draft including their thoughts on how the rosters shaped up and how talent could be used going forward, their own ideas on some things they wanted to see, NXT call-ups, the ending of Raw with the world title controversy and a preview of Sunday’s Battleground event. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes ...

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WWE Roundup with Michael Wiseman

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Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman talk about the WWE Raw from Monday night, the upcoming Battleground event, the underrated Rusev, call-ups before the draft, the WWE house show and NXT tapings that Brian went to over the weekend and CM Punk’s recent comments about the wrestling business. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your generous donation ...

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Wrestling Roundup with Michael Wiseman

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Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman talk about the recent show including NXT TakeOver and TNA Slammiversary along with all the financial issues swirling around TNA Wrestling. Then they discuss Raw, the upcoming brand split and preview this Sunday’s Money in the Bank. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your generous donation will help keep our lights ...

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WWE Raw, Wrestling Roundup with Michael Wiseman

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Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss Brock Lesnar going back to UFC to face Mark Hunt at UFC 200 and the possible fallout from that fight. Plus, they talk Raw from Monday night, NXT TakeOver: The End, TNA Wrestling Slammiversary, the angle between Matt and Jeff Hardy and Bill Goldberg in the upcoming WWE 2K17 game. Enjoy what we do? ...

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Austin Aries Talks Journey to NXT, Facing Shinsuke Nakamura

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NXT superstar Austin Aries talks about this Wednesday’s NXT TakeOver: The End event and his big match against Shinsuke Nakamura, his journey to WWE and NXT, if he thought he would ever work there, finding his comfort zone and fitting in, the label that guys who worked for TNA Wrestling couldn’t end up there, his debut and his recent cross ...

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NXT TakeOver: The End conference call with Paul “Triple H” Levesque

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WWE executive Paul “Triple H” Levesque talks with the media about the upcoming NXT TakeOver: The End show, if the NXT roster will look different following the brand split, how aggressive the company is in acquiring talent, the status of Hideo Itami’s recovery, if there could be a women’s tournament coming to the brand, what led to the first-ever NXT ...

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Rich Bocchini Opens Up on WWE Career, Leaving the Company

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Brian Fritz sits down with Rich Bocchini (formerly WWE announcer Rich Brennan) about calling hockey, how he got into broadcasting wrestling and making his way to the WWE, why he think he got cut soon after WrestleMania, working with Corey Graves on NXT and Jerry Lawler on SmackDown, seeing NXT evolve, his favorite wrestlers and matches he got to call, ...

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