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Remembering Roddy Piper

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Like virtually every six-year-old in America, my Saturday mornings were monopolized by network TV cartoon shows. For most kids, there was a ‘favorite’ that you looked forward to each week: Super Friends, The Smurfs, Muppet Babies, or Alvin & The Chipmunks. I may have been in the minority, but my favorite was Hulk Hogan’s Rock ‘n Wrestling. And to put ...

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Wrestling Fix: RIP “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, WWE reviving Bash at the Beach, James Storm done with TNA and more links

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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. The Big Story: We’re all still mourning the death of WWE Hall of Famer “Rowdy” Roddy Piper. Between the Ropes has breaking news audio on ...

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Wrestling Fix: Becky Lynch injured, Kurt Angle headed for surgery, Brie says Daniel Bryan’s career not over and more links

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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. Becky Lynch is taking a few weeks off to allow a hip-flexor injury heal up. Get well soon, NBEXT. #WWENXT's @DevinTaylorWWE recently caught up with ...

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The Confederate flag has no place in pro wrestling

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The Confederate battle flag has a long and unfortunate history in professional wrestling. The rebel flag has been worn by the Fabulous Freebirds, the Godwinns, the Briscoe Brothers and many others. They’ve painted their faces with the Battle Flag of Northern Virginia. They’ve worn it on sequined robes and trunks. Some have even fashioned it into masks. And it’s time ...

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BREAKING NEWS: Dusty Rhodes Has Passed Away at the Age of 69

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WWE is reporting that “The American Dream” Dusty Rhodes has passed away at the age of 69.

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Stone Cold Podcast On WWE Network With Paul Heyman

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Austin: When did we first meet?  Heyman: It was in Atlanta at Center Stage, and Austin was fresh from Texas and had a knee injury. He was there with his then wife, Jeanie. Heyman knew who he was and JR said that Austin had something special in him. Heyman was going to introduce himself, but Austin disappeared and ended up ...

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Wrestling Fix: TNA Creative Team Member Leaving, ROH Action Figures, NXT to Rock Out

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Providing your daily fix of wrestling links from around the blogosphere.  TNA is losing a member of its creative team who is leaving for a job outside of wrestling. [PWInsider.com] James Storm says he has been told there is nothing to worry about regarding Destination America cancelling Impact Wrestling. [WrestleZone] Ring of Honor is releasing action figures with Figures Toy ...

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Wrestling Legend and Hall of Famer Verne Gagne Passes Away

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In a sad bit of news to wake up to, classic wrestling icon Verne Gagne has passed away. He was 89 years old.

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Mattel unveils WWE Elite 36 action figures, the Outsiders, Sting, Hulk Hogan and more

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WWE toymaker Mattel was a bit of a last-minute addition to this past weekend’s Wizard World Las Vegas. As usual, Mattel WWE toy designer Bill Miekena revealed some previously unseen action figures.

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Killer Mike’s ‘Ric Flair’ video is perfection … wooo!

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Ric Flair is a national treasure. The Nature Boy should be celebrated in song, and that’s exactly what rapper Killer Mike did in 2011 with his song “Ric Flair” on Pledge. It only took Killer Mike four years to release the music video, but it’s worth the wait. Much like Slick Ric, the video is perfection (and NSFW for language, Killer ...

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Steve Corino Talks ROH, ECW Memories and Enjoying the Business

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“The King of Old School” and Ring of Honor commentator Steve Corino joins the pocasts as he talks about his work with Ring of Honor, if he thinks he would still be in the wrestling business at all if he didn’t work for the company, why now is his favorite time working in wrestling, his one regret from over the ...

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What We’re Watching: WCW Halloween Havoc 1989

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Welcome to What We’re Watching, a new feature where we discuss… what we’re watching. It’s just that simple. You can expect to see a wide range of shows discussed in the weeks to come, as we plan to cover some international wrestling, and perhaps even the occasional non-wrestling television show. In our first edition, I thought that given the date ...

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