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John Cena and Brock Lesnar WWE Future, SummerSlam Taking Shape

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss the WWE future of both John Cena and Brock Lesnar, what it could mean for the company going forward, how SummerSlam is coming together and if Cena will be a part of it, how the brand split is working, WWE cutbacks, the Hardy’s moving forward with the “Broken Universe”, and take your questions. Enjoy what ...

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CM Punk, AJ Styles and WWE Talk with Todd Martin

Brian Fritz catches up with Todd Martin of the Pro Wrestling Torch (www.PWTorch.com) as they discuss what could be next for CM Punk including wrestling, AJ Styles becoming WWE Champion, babyfaces and heels in today’s WWE, John Cena going for Ric Flair’s record and the finals of the Cruiserweight Classic. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! ...

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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 2K17 Announcement with Paul Heyman

Media conference call with Paul Heyman on the announcement of Brock Lesnar being on the cover of the new WWE 2K17 video game, the upcoming brand extension, Lesnar’s return to the UFC, SummerSlam and much 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 ...

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WWE Payback 2016 Preview with Damon Martin

Brian Fritz catches up with Damon Martin of FoxSports.com as they talk this Sunday’s WWE Payback PPV, when and how Finn Balor could debut on the main roster, how AJ Styles could factor into this, the new talent and matches since WrestleMania, scorn for Roman Reigns, how several titles have been devalued, what is going on with Ric Flair and ...

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Matt Riddle on Change to Pro Wrestling, Kurt Angle Comparisons and WWE Tryout Camp

Former MMA fighter turned pro wrestler Matt Riddle talks about the change in his career from the cage to the squared circle, his transition to professional wrestling, his amateur wrestling background, comparisons to Kurt Angle, advice he has received including from Gerald Brisco, being a lifelong fan and his influences growing up, the WWE tryout camp he was a part ...

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UFC’s Dana White Calls Wrestling ‘Fake’, Wrestlers Fire Back

When Ronda Rousey fights, it has become a happening that plenty of people want to watch and see how quickly she disposed of her latest opponent. But one fan took to Twitter on Saturday night before UFC 190 to tell the Dana White that while he wanted to see the female fighter, he thought the $39.99 price tag was too ...

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Wrestling Fix: Sasha Banks and Charlotte rumored for Raw, CM Punk UFC debut, Paige flames Eva Marie and more links

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! Wrestling fans everywhere will thank you. WWE Sasha Banks and Charlotte are scheduled for Monday Night’s Raw. Will the rumors finally be true? [Wrestling Inc] Brie Bella says there’s a lot ...

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Wrestling Fix: Jamie Noble trolls Jose Aldo, Daniel Bryan real talks Tough Enough contestants and more links

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! Wrestling fans everywhere will thank you. We may not be seeing much of Natalya for a while. Read on for more info. Sports Illustrated wonders: Where is Hulk Hogan now? The ...

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Is The Spider Silva One of the Best MMA Fighters?

When it comes to Mixed Martial Arts, there are some fighters who are the best of the bunch. When you search online for anything, whether it is a list of the best games available at Red Flush, you get a lot of top 10 list, top 5 lists and top 3 lists. So it makes sense that whenever you search ...

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UFC Boss Dana White says Ronda Rousey Won’t Return to WWE

There was plenty of buzz coming out of WrestleMania 31 after UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey appeared side-by-side with The Rock and got the best of both Triple H and Stephanie McMahon. It was easy to suggest that this was to set Rousey in a match at next year’s event either against McMahon 1-on-1 or a mixed tag match. ...

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The Evolution of Ronda Rousey

UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey caused quite the stir on Sunday evening, making an in-ring appearance alongside Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson at Wrestlemania 31. Rousey, a professed pro wrestling fan, has been ringside at several WWE events in the past. However, her actual involvement in an in-ring storyline caught the attention of both social media and traditional news outlets. ...

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Brock Lesnar is staying with WWE, closing the door on his MMA career

Brock Lesnar — the reigning, defending, undisputed WWE World Heavyweight Champion — isn’t going anywhere. Lesnar,who will defend the title against Roman Reigns in the main event of WrestleMania 31, announced on ESPN’s SportsCenter that he’s re-signing with the WWE and has “closed the door” on his MMA career. https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=149&v=qZTm51RZfbs Lesnar, the One in 21 and One, gave Michelle Beadle the ...

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Brock Lesnar at UFC 184 means WWE better ante up

Not even a week after Brock Lesnar reportedly got into a heated argument with Vince McMahon before Monday Night Raw, the WWE World Heavyweight Champion watched Saturday night’s UFC 184 from the second row. The Wrestling Observer‘s Dave Meltzer, in last night’s Observer Radio show (subscription required and recommended), cautioned against reading too much into Lesnar’s appearance other than the ...

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UFC 184 Will Test Ronda Rousey’s Drawing Power

Ronda Rousey is arguably the biggest star in mixed martial arts today, but her ability to capture the public’s pay-per-view dollars will be tested as never before on Saturday. Rousey will main event a UFC 184 event that features one of the weakest undercards in company history from a box office standpoint, including a semi-main event featuring UFC newcomer Holly ...

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Looking Closer At The UFC’s Anti-Doping Plan

The UFC held a press conference on Wednesday that could, potentially, be either historically significant or historically phony. The recent onslaught of performing-enhancing perpetrators in the world of MMA has been alarming for pundits and fans, but not so much for the UFC, who sits as the clear front-runner in the mixed-martial arts landscape. As long as pay-per-view numbers were ...

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UFC Conference Call with Lorenzo Fertitta and Dana White Talking Drug Testing

Listen to the complete UFC conference call with the media with CEO Lorenzo Fertitta and President Dana White as they talk with the media about new measures for the promotion regarding drug testing going forward and their hopes in working with various state athetic commissions. Subscribe to Between The Ropes on iTunes so you automatically get the latest podcasts and ...

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UFC – NSAC Corruption and Its Effect On MMA

For quite some time, the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) has drawn the ire of combat sports fans. The athletic governing body has, in a way, become just as big a part of the show as the fighters, and the techniques they employ inside the cage/ring. Inept judges and referees are continually assigned high-profile fights in The Silver State, effectively ...

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Man or Spider-Man? The Return of Anderson Silva

UFC has employed some particularly strong hype videos in advance of Saturday’s UFC 183.

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UFC Fight Night Stockholm Could Shape UFC’s Future

Fight Night Stockholm will set the table for the rest of 2015 atop the light heavyweight division in UFC, but the card could also end up influencing the heavyweight division as well. With a win over Anthony “Rumble” Johnson in Stockholm on Saturday (Sunday morning in Sweden), Alexander Gustafsson will earn a future title bout with champion Jon Jones, a ...

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