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Raw Review 10/9/2014: Rock Return Reminds Us Raw Can Be Fun

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It was a night where The Rock makes a surprise return “from out of blue hell,” in front of a hot Brooklyn crowd and it still is not great. Can this be possible, it can if you BOlieve in how bad the WWE has been of late. I wanted to leave with Dean Ambrose and go to Coney Island with ... Read More »

The Rock Makes Surprising Return to Raw

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Once again, WWE Raw was just going along on Monday night.  Fans saw Hoda and Kathie Lee from the “Today” show promote wine more than the Susan G. Komen Foundation and the fans quickly turned on them.  Later, it was El Torito  facing Hornswoggle dressed as a alligator in a horrific segment that even Michael Cole couldn’t wait to get ... Read More »

WWE 2K15 Introduces “My Career” Mode with Five NXT Wrestlers

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There’s already been some cool things announced for the upcoming WWE 2K15 video game.  Sting is in the game, the graphics are better than ever with incredible attention to detail and a long list of WWE superstars you can use from Steve Austin and The Rock to Daniel Bryan and Bray Wyatt.  And now, 2K has officially announced the “My ... Read More »

Between The Ropes Week in Review: 9/20/2014

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We take a look back at the week that was in wrestling, MMA, entertainment, and more right here at Between the Ropes! We learned of an athlete who might be making the jump to professional wrestling, we discussed whether or not John Cena is already a heel, we debuted a brand new weekly show (that’s actually a variation on an ... Read More »

The Rock and John Cena Almost Threw Down Before WrestleMania 28

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If you remember the feud between The Rock and John Cena leading into WrestleMania 28, it wasn’t your typical wrestling storyline.  There was definitely some underlying tension between the two mega-superstars leading into their big showdown in Miami.  In fact, it began years before that when Cena made comments about The Rock not coming back to the WWE with “The Great ... Read More »

Ronda Rousey’s Goal Is To Be The Female Version Of “The Rock”

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Ronda Rousey and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson will be seen together in the next installment of “Fast and the Furious” that comes out next April. Is the UFC women’s bantamweight champion following in the footsteps of the former WWE star and current movie star? In an interview with the Hollywood Reporter, Rousey stated that she has those aspirations. “I never ... Read More »

WWE 2K15 Video Game Update

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We had written last week about a report that WWE 2K15 video game was going to be released in March 2015 in conjunction with WrestleMania 31. That no longer appears to be the case. 2K Sports released a statement on Twitter announcing a change in the date. Get Ready: #WWE2K15 launches on 10/28, internationally 10/31 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, ... Read More »

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. Read More »

WWE Royal Rumble And Elimination Chamber Numbers Down From 2013

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WWE Royal Rumble and Elimination Chamber last year featured the main event matches between The Rock and CM Punk for the WWE championship. The numbers released today during the WWE first quarter conference call showed a decrease this year for those two shows. The Royal Rumble pay-per-view had 467,000 buys, down from 512,000 buys in 2013. The event produced 443,000 ... Read More »

WWE Stars React To The Passing Of The Ultimate Warrior

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About an hour ago we announced the sudden passing of 2014 WWE Hall of Famer The Ultimate Warrior at the age of 54. Condolences have been running rampant on Twitter from current and past WWE stars. RIP WARRIOR. only love. HH — Hulk Hogan (@HulkHogan) April 9, 2014 Loss always has a way of reminding us to live and love ... Read More »

Backstage With Hulk Hogan, Steve Austin And The Rock At WWE Wrestlemania 30

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Last night’s WWE Wrestlemania 30 was one of the biggest events of all time. The opening segment of the show was something to remember as we saw three of the biggest names in the history of wrestling in the same ring as we saw Hulk Hogan, Steve Austin and The Rock. All three guys gave each other adulation for what ... Read More »

WWE Wrestlemania 30 Predictions, CM Punk Sightings, The Rock in New Orleans

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Join us right before the ‘Showcase of the Immortals’ as we give our last-minute predictions and thoughts on tonight’s big event. What’s been happening in New Orleans with Daniel Bryan, Paul Heyman, CM Punk sightings, and more. Plus, we’ll be taking your questions LIVE! Follow Between The Ropes on Facebook and Twitter. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: ... Read More »