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Wrestle Kingdom 11, WWE Royal Rumble with Justin Barrasso

Brian Fritz is joined by SI.com’s Justin Barrasso to discuss NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 11, Kenny Omega going forward, Ring of Honor free agency, and the WWE heading into the Royal Rumble and then WrestleMania 33. 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 ...

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Week in WWE, Royal Rumble + WrestleMania Talk

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss the week in WWE including Raw and SmackDown, John Cena’s return and appearance on Talking Smack, possible directions for both the Royal Rumble and WrestleMania 33 and discussion on independent wrestling. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your generous donation will help keep our lights on, and make it possible ...

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Roadblock Recap, Week in WWE and Booking Ideas

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss ‘Roadblock’, comparing Raw and SmackDown from this week and look ahead to both the Royal Rumble and WrestleMania including the weekly “Guess WrestleMania” segment including a fantastic idea from Michael. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your generous donation will help keep our lights on, and make it possible for ...

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Royal Rumble and WWE Raw 1/25/16 Review, WrestleMania 32 Talk with Jason Powell

Brian Fritz catches up with Jason Powell of ProWrestling.net to discuss AJ Styles rebuking TNA Wrestling and the company’s statement about him, his WWE debut, the Royal Rumble with Triple H becoming the WWE World Heavyweight Champion, Monday’s Raw and the announced main event for Fastlane, and where we stand on possible matches at WrestleMania 32. Enjoy what we do? ...

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Who will win the 2016 Royal Rumble?

The Royal Rumble is always one of the highlights of the WWE calendar and this year is expected to be no different. The 2016 event takes place on Sunday evening and with the line-up already set, many are trying to predict who will come out on top in the world famous event. We take a look at just a few ...

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WWE Raw Review 1/19/16, Royal Rumble Preview with Scott Fishman

Brian Fritz looks back at WWE Raw from Monday night with Scott Fishman including the closing angle involving Brock Lesnar, the Wyatt Family and Roman Reigns. Plus, they preview this Sunday’s Royal Rumble including who they think has a real chance of winning the Rumble match and the WWE World Heavyweight Championship, possible surprises and the rest of the card. ...

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

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

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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‘You Can’t Wrestle’ Doesn’t Apply to John Cena

For years, John Cena has been the bane of the existence of legions of wrestling fans. Long accused of burying young talent, monopolizing the main event scene, entrenching the WWE in the PG-era, cutting painfully-silly promos, and hindering the overall progress of the company. Once the edgy, throwback-jersey wearing anti-hero, cheered by the majority of the WWE Universe, Cena has ...

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Curtis Axel Explains How Long He Has Been in the WWE Royal Rumble

You know, Curtis Axel really does have a beef when it comes to this year’s Royal Rumble. Since then, Axelmania was born and is running wild in the WWE. While on the current European tour, Axel took it one step further and explained that he’s been in the Rumble a lot longer than anyone knew. Yeah that’s right — Curtis ...

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WWE Finally Got It Right

On last Monday’s edition of Raw, the WWE actually did something no one expected it to do: the smart thing. A week removed from the Royal Rumble, an event that was widely panned thanks to the forced push of Roman Reigns, the WWE had some decisions to make. Do they stick with the plan, push Reigns like nothing happened and ...

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Saving Roman Reigns: Overcoming His Current WWE Issues

It happened again. The winner of the Royal Rumble match, a man pushed as a top babyface, was drenched in boos from a dismayed and angry crowd. Last year it was Batista, who soon embraced the hate and became Boo-tista (and eventually Blue-tista…). This year, it’s Roman Reigns, the apparent future “face of the company.” Last year, the fans rallied ...

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