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Kurt Angle Comments on Future Following Pro Wrestling

Believe it or not, Kurt Angle will not be wrestling forever. Following a Hall of Fame wrestling career that has lasted nearly two decades and him paying a huge toll, suffering just about every injury imaginable and also battling some personal demons along the way, the 46-year-old is ready to call it a career. Earlier this year, the Olympic gold medalist announced ...

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Hall of Fame Voting, NXT Compared to WWE and Kaybabe Talk with Eric Gargiulo

Brian catches up with Eric Gargiulo from www.CamelClutchBlog.com about voting in the Wrestling Observer Hall of Fame, comparing NXT to WWE, what changes might happen to Raw if the ratings continue to struggle, heels with today’s audience and if the curtain is pulled back too much for fans now. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your ...

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North Korea Gets in the Wrestling Business

Kim Jong-un

Forget ‘Hulkamania’ and being a real american – professional wrestling just got a little more communist. Over the weekend in Pyongang, North Korea, various indie wrestlers and (strangely enough) Bob Sapp took to the red state and introduced one of America’s past-times to Kim Jong-un. It’s being billed as the latest effort to thaw overseas tension. Former Japanese wrestling stalwart ...

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The Best of 2013: Professional Wrestling

Ask any wrestling fan – 2013 was a mixed bag.  There were great matches, there were terrible matches… Some superstars escalated to new heights while others (Zach Ryder,  sorry broski) found themselves relegated to Main Event and, worse, Saturday Morning Slam. Professional Wrestling found itself in the news for both good things, and not-so-good things. Pay-Per-View buy rates fell.  TNA stopped ...

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TNA Needs to Grow Up and Start Acting Like a Real Business

News broke early this morning that TNA had to offer refunds for a house show Saturday night in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Apparently, some states still require professional wrestlers to get licensed and tested, much like MMA fighters, while other states allow them to fall into the “professional entertainer” category. To put this in perspective, WWE recently ran a show in ...

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Between The Ropes Wrestling Podcast Talking WWE Raw, Daniel Bryan – June 5, 2013

Brian and Steve talks about the Rampage Jackson conference call and thoughts of him getting in the ring for TNA Wrestling, Raw from Monday night including the awesomeness of Daniel Bryan and his future there, Triple H vs. the McMahons, John Cena against Curtis Axel, the Payback PPV coming up in less than two weeks, show ratings and much more. ...

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