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WWE SummerSlam + NXT TakeOver, Beach Balls and Daniel Bryan Returning?

Brian and Michael recap WWE ”SummerSlam’ and ‘NXT TakeOver: Brooklyn III’, Adam Cole’s exciting debut, Booby Roode call-up to ‘SmackDown’, beach balls at WWE events and if they are fun or rude, Daniel Bryan’s likely return to the ring and what company it should be with, the Brock Lesnar – Jon Jones super-fight that could have been, injuries, and your ...

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Braun Strowman and Big Show Break RAW Ring, Jinder Mahal NEW #1 Contender

Join Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman as they get swept away in the post-WrestleMania hangover. This week on the show they chat about Braun Strowman and Big Show breaking the RAW ring, the thought process behind making Jinder Mahal the NEW #1 contender for the WWE Championship, The Revival being shelved for 8 weeks, and whether or not ROH or ...

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WWE Superstar Shake-up Reaction, Mauro Ranallo Gone from SmackDown Live?

Brian Fritz and Michael A. Wiseman chat about a newsworthy week in pro wrestling. They’ll give their reactions to the WWE Superstar Shake-up and what potential feuds this opens up for RAW and SmackDown Live, the huge announcing hole left behind by Mauro Ranallo leaving WWE and potential reasons for his departure, Kane running for office, and a whole lot ...

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Week in WWE, Remembering Legends and Braun Strowman

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman talk about the passing of George “The Animal” Steele and Ivan Koloff and discuss the week in WWE from great promos, the rise of Braun Strowman, the SmackDown Battle Royal, who could be coming up from NXT, the future of the Hardy’s and your questions. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! ...

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WWE Recap, UK Tournament and Kenny Omega

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss the WWE UK Championship tournament, Kenny Omega talking about his future, the week in WWE on Raw and SmackDown including the return of Mickie James, Kurt Angle being inducted into the Hall of Fame and they once again try to “Guess WrestleMania”. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your generous ...

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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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WWE SummerSlam, Raw and SmackDown Recap

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman give their thoughts on SummerSlam, Raw and SmackDown, the interesting few days for Brock Lesnar and his possible upcoming suspension, Finn Balor’s injury, Bret Hart’s harsh words for Seth Rollins and if AJ Styles is the best wrestler in the world. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your generous donation will ...

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WWE Roundup, TNA News and SummerSlam Preview

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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WWE Raw, SmackDown Talk with Michael Wiseman

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss Raw and SmackDown including how the show’s are doing following the brand split, the uniqueness of Dean Ambrose, Rusev becoming a star, Finn Balor’s chances at SummerSlam and both Ryback and Joey Styles gone from WWE. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your generous donation will help keep our lights ...

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WWE Roundup with Justin Barrasso

Brian Fritz is joined by Justin Barrasso of SI.com to discuss the WWE brand extension, which brand will be in a better position by WrestleMania 33, other possible talent being signed away from TNA Wrestling or brought up from NXT, using the cruiserweight division on Raw and how SummerSlam is shaping up. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes ...

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WWE Battleground, Raw and SmackDown Recap

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman look back at WWE Battleground and then discuss the new era of the WWE with both Raw and SmackDown along with a look ahead to SummerSlam and Brock Lesnar’s status with the company. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your generous donation will help keep our lights on, and make it ...

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WWE Draft Reaction with Kevin Eck

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 Mock Draft!

It’s the Between The Ropes WWE mock draft! In anticipation of the WWE draft, Brian and Michael do one of their own and with their own rules with each making 30 picks from the current WWE and NXT rosters and then they each make 10 more from talent anywhere in the world. After you listen, go to Twitter (@BetweenTheRopes) and ...

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WWE Raw Recap, Brock Lesnar Wins at UFC 200

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman talk Brock Lesnar winning at UFC 200 and what this could mean for his future in WWE, the UFC sale and how much the WWE may be worth now, Raw from Monday night including the McMahon family feud growing, who could be the GM’s for both Raw and SmackDown, new matches for Battleground and more. ...

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WWE Star Dolph Ziggler Talks Swerved, ACH on Ring of Honor Career

Two interviews on the podcast! First, Brian Fritz talks about WWE superstar Dolph Zigger about Swerved Season 2 (all nine episodes premiering on the WWE Network immediately following Raw on Monday) as well as the upcoming brand split. Then, Brian speaks with Ring of Honor star ACH about his career, being misunderstood and growing up in the locker room, his ...

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WWE SmackDown Move, Brand Split and Raw Recap with Scott Fishman

Brian Fritz talks with Scott Fishman of Channel Guide Magazine about the big WWE news with SmackDown moving to Tuesday nights and going live, a brand split and draft as well as all of the possibilities tied to this. Plus, they discuss Raw from Monday night, story telling in WWE, Money in the Bank and Cody Rhodes leaving the company. ...

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WWE Raw, Vince McMahon Back on TV, WrestleMania 32 Talk with Scott Fishman

Brian Fritz brings on Scott Fishman to discuss WWE Raw from Monday night, evil Vince McMahon back on TV against Roman Reigns, The Rock appearing at WrestleMania 32, possible scenarios for that show, possible changes for SmackDown when it starts on USA Network next week, and TNA Wrestling’s upcoming debut on POP TV. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the ...

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Wrestling Fix: Ronda Rousey wants to be WWE Divas Champion, Rusev injured, Hulk Hogan’s WCW contract, Young Bucks sign with ROH

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! WWE Ronda Rousey says she wants to be the WWE Divas Champion. “What I would love to do: I got an Olympic medal, I would want to retire from MMA as ...

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Wrestling Fix: Tyler Breeze debuts, John Cena on SportsCenter, James Storm didn’t know he was in TNA tourney and more

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! WWE It’s not a spoiler to say the main event of SmackDown is a tag-team match. Spoil your Thursday-night wrestling viewing with Main Event and SmackDown spoilers. [Wrestling Observer] The big ...

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