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Alexa Bliss on WrestleMania 33, Tye Dillinger on NXT TakeOver

Brian Fritz talks with SmackDown Women’s Champion Alexa Bliss about her mean persona, always being the center of attention, being drafted from NXT to SmackDown, and her first WrestleMania match. Then, a conversation with Tye Dillinger about being a surprise entrant at the Royal Rumble, his love for NXT, his next big moment, and the key thing you need to ...

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WWE Royal Rumble Recap, Road to WrestleMania

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman recap NXT TakeOver: San Antonio and the WWE Royal Rumble — both of which Brian was at — and look ahead on the road to WrestleMania including Fastlane, Elimination Chamber and how the card for the big event is shaping up. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your generous donation will help ...

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WWE Royal Rumble 2017 Preview

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman preview this Sunday’s WWE Royal Rumble including possible surprises, who they think will win the Rumble, along with the championship matches, and the ramifications for 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 to do even ...

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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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Bill Goldberg on WWE Royal Rumble, Xavier Woods talks The New Day historic run

Brian Fritz talks with former WCW and WWE champion Bill Goldberg about returning to the ring, beating Brock Lesnar in under 90 seconds at Survivor Series, coming full circle in his career and being in the Royal Rumble on Sunday. Then, Brian talks with Xavier Woods about The New Day becoming the longest reigning tag team in WWE history, #BlackExcellence ...

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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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The Flagship: WWE Royal Rumble 2015 Fallout, Dislike for Roman Reigns and Raw is Snowstorm

Brian and Michael are back for the latest edition of The Flagship as they discuss WWE Royal Rumble 2015 which included an incredible world championship match between Brock Lesnar, Seth Rollins and John Cena as well as a disappointing Rumble match, the decision to go with Roman Reigns as the winner and the crowd reaction towards him, the #CancelWWENetwork movement ...

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The High’s and Low’s of the WWE Royal Rumble 2015

Sunday night’s Royal Rumble was a roller coaster of action, emotions, and drama. At one point, the show peaked with, literally, one of the best triple-threat matches ever witnessed. By the end, however, babyfaces were booed out of the building and a network-cancellation movement had taken over Twitter. Despite the vitriol being spewed toward the WWE the last 24 hours, ...

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WWE doesn’t need you

For those of you that missed it, last night was the WWE’s second-biggest pay-per-view event of the year: the Royal Rumble. Even if the show itself is crap, most look forward to the Rumble itself. Battle royals rock, special entrants are bound to show up every year and there’s bound to be a crazy spot or two. It’s a formula ...

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