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Pro Wrestling in MMA, Brock Lesnar in WWE, and Cutting Dangerous Moves

Brian Fritz is joined by Dave LaGreca of the “Busted Open” show on SiriusXM as they discuss the role of pro wrestling in MMA, Brock Lesnar’s return to the UFC and confrontation with Daniel Cormier, when he will defend the WWE Universal Championship and the problem WWE has created, the NJPW G1 Special, cutting down on dangerous moves, the Roman Reigns ...

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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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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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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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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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