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Top 5 Survivor Series PPV Matches From The Golden Era

While it’s been nice doing these live articles on RAW, SmackDown, Main Event, NXT, Impact and etc, it’s time to bring back the Top 5 series here on Between The Ropes. We’re on the road to the 28th annual Survivor Series PPV on November 23, 2014 on the WWE Network. In our last Top 5 series promoting Night of Champions ...

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Best Matches Inside WWE Hell in a Cell

Chances are, the words “Hell in a Cell” instantly conjure up the iconic images of Mick Foley hurling himself off the top of that steel structure and the unforgettable Jim Ross call that went along  with them. “That killed him! As God is my witness, he is broken in half!” shouted J.R., cementing a moment in the minds of WWE ...

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The New WWE Book “30 Years of WrestleMania” Review

Have you considered yourself a wrestling historian? Have you ever wanted to know the strategy behind, some of your favorite WrestleMania’s like 3, 12, 14, 17, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 28 and etc? The “30 Years of WrestleMania” is a MUST HAVE for any die-hard and passionate professional wrestling fan, and of the best WWE books of all-time. Sit ...

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Top 5 WWE Championship Matches From The New Generation Era

If you missed the previous top five article covering the five best WWE Championship Matches from the Attitude Era click here Here we are it’s another Thursday on BetweenTheRopes.com and the WWE Championship series continues. With NXT Take Over 2 taking place tonight on the WWE Network, I think it’s only right to continue the WWE Championship series with the ...

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How to Give Meaning Back to the Secondary WWE Championships

The WWE used to make their secondary titles mean something. Those days have come and gone inexplicably.

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2K WWE SuperCard Review

2K Sports recently released an interactive card game available for download across IOS and Android operating systems featuring the WWE called “WWE SuperCard”. It’s pretty much identical to the NBA 2K14 card game 2K Sports put out earlier in the year and yours truly has played enough to give his two cents. First and foremost, the whole idea of the ...

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Raw Reaction 08/26/14: The John Cena Redemption Project

Raw was going up against the Emmy Awards so they stacked the opening segment with Hall of Famers Shawn Michaels, Hulk Hogan and Ric Flair. It sounds good in theory but in reality, watching three guys debate about John Cena and his future was pretty boring and awful. It was the start of a night of many questionable segments in ...

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Twitter Reaction From Tonight’s WWE Monday Night Raw

WWE Monday Night Raw took place from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. Some highlights of the show included the WWE Hall of Fame panel featuring Hulk Hogan, Shawn Michaels and Ric Flair, which included an appearance from John Cena. Also on the show was a confrontation with Nikki and Brie Bella and the closing match being Cena, Big Show ...

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WWE 2K15 Introduces Rivalries Gameplay with 2K Showcase

The upcoming WWE 2K15 has already gotten some buzz with the announcement that Sting will be a part of the game.  That’s not the only new addition to the game which will also feature two classic rivalries: Triple H vs. Shawn Michaels and John Cena vs. CM Punk. Here is the official press release from the company:   WWE® 2K15 ...

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Top Five WWE Summerslam Performers Of All-Time

WWE Summerslam is fast approaching so it makes a good time to look back at who is the performers that have made the most of this mid-summer classic for the WWE. Summerslam has been an event that has given us some of the best matches in the history of wrestling and many key moments in people’s careers. In general, Summerslam ...

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Top Ten WWE Music Entrances Of All Time

Theme music is the first thing we experience at an event or watching at home to know: In the words of Goldberg, “Who’s next?”  Jim Johnson is the man behind many of themes we hear in WWE. No fans of WWE seem to love a good tune than our friends over in the United Kingdom. Just like with Fandango, they ...

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Adam Rose is WWE’s Latest Gimmick Blunder

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Are you a Rosebud, or a… something else? My apologies – I don’t remember the exact phrasing. I’m not really sure what it’s supposed to mean, either. Do rosebuds party a lot while eating Dum Dums? And ride around on a tour bus with outlandishly-dressed people? If so, then consider me the something else.

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Report: Script For This Past Monday’s WWE Raw Leaked

A script from this past Monday’s WWE Raw has apparently leaked online. No one knows where or how the third draft script made its way onto the internet. Here are some of the key notes that were on the script. -Daniel Bryan and Brie Bella are listed as being off until April 20. -The talent roster page lists The Miz ...

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It’s Time For The Undertaker To Retire At Wrestlemania 30

The Undertaker has been in the WWE for over 23 years debuting at the 1990 Survivor Series event. He has won the WWE/World Heavyweight Championship on seven occasions, also won the WWE/WCW Tag Team Titles on seven occasions as well and former WWE Hardcore Champion. Without a doubt though, The Undertaker is most famous for his 21-0 record at Wrestlemania. ...

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Top Five Matches In The Career Of John Cena

  Wrestlemania 30 takes place in 13 days from the Mercedes Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana. The top matches on the show include Daniel Bryan vs HHH, Brock Lesnar vs The Undertaker, Randy Orton vs Batista vs either Bryan or HHH and John Cena vs Bray Wyatt. Throughout the next two weeks as we approach the biggest wrestling show ...

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What To Expect On Tonight’s WWE Monday Night Raw

WWE Monday Night Raw takes place from the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas. Last Monday’s Raw ended with Daniel Bryan pinning WWE World Heavyweight Champion Randy Orton. We are 20 days away from Wrestlemania 30 at the Mercedes Benz Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana. What can we expect on tonight’s edition of Raw as we inch closer to the ...

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WWE Network Review: Does Vince McMahon’s Latest Gamble Pay Off?

  Last Monday, after weeks of hype and promotion, and literal years of speculation, WWE unveiled the newest iteration of pay-tv sports-entertainment. There were a few issues out the gate. Fans lashed out on Twitter. Even by Thursday, major problems still kept cropping up at inopportune times. But this was a new streaming revolution, and as such, growing pains were ...

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Top Matches In The History Of WWE Elimination Chamber

The WWE Elimination Chamber pay-per-view takes place tonight from the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The main event features the Elimination Chamber match with Randy Orton defending the WWE world heavyweight championship against Cesaro, Christian, Daniel Bryan, John Cena and Sheamus. The first Elimination Chamber match took place at the 2002 Survivor Series. Tonight’s match will be the 17th chamber match ...

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Numbers For The Fourth Quarter WWE PPV’s Released

As we stated earlier the WWE held their fourth quarter conference call today. The company during the call released their quarter numbers and revenues for pay-per-view. -October’s Battleground drew 114,000 buys. -October’s Hell in a Cell drew 228,000 buys compared to the 199,000 buys in 2012, 182,000 buys in 2011, 210,000 buys in 2010, and 283,000 buys for the same ...

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Shawn Michaels Doesn’t Feel The Undertaker’s Streak Should End

Shawn Michaels is perhaps the greatest performer in the history of the WWE. Michaels retired from the ring after losing a retirement match to The Undertaker at Wrestlemania 26 in 2010. “The Heartbreak Kid” was on the new WWE podcast, “WWE: 30 Years Of Wrestlemania” and Michaels stated that the undefeated streak of The Undertaker at Wrestlemania should stay intact. ...

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