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WWE Roundup with Justin Barrasso

Brian Fritz is joined by Justin Barrasso of SI.com to discuss the WWE brand extension, which brand will be in a better position by WrestleMania 33, other possible talent being signed away from TNA Wrestling or brought up from NXT, using the cruiserweight division on Raw and how SummerSlam is shaping up. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes ...

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WWE Battleground, Raw and SmackDown Recap

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman look back at WWE Battleground and then discuss the new era of the WWE with both Raw and SmackDown along with a look ahead to SummerSlam and Brock Lesnar’s status with the company. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your generous donation will help keep our lights on, and make it ...

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WWE Draft Reaction with Kevin Eck

Brian Fritz brings on former WWE creative team member Kevin Eck — now with The Eck Factor blog (www.kevineckwrestling.sportsblog.com) to discuss the WWE draft, how the roster shaped out for each brand, NXT talent not called up and how to use that brand, if a brand split was even necessary, being detail-oriented with storylines and taking other ideas from other ...

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WWE Draft Recap, Battleground Preview

Brian and Michael recap the WWE Draft including their thoughts on how the rosters shaped up and how talent could be used going forward, their own ideas on some things they wanted to see, NXT call-ups, the ending of Raw with the world title controversy and a preview of Sunday’s Battleground event. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes ...

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WWE Mock Draft!

It’s the Between The Ropes WWE mock draft! In anticipation of the WWE draft, Brian and Michael do one of their own and with their own rules with each making 30 picks from the current WWE and NXT rosters and then they each make 10 more from talent anywhere in the world. After you listen, go to Twitter (@BetweenTheRopes) and ...

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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 Roundup with Michael Wiseman

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman talk about the WWE Raw from Monday night, the upcoming Battleground event, the underrated Rusev, call-ups before the draft, the WWE house show and NXT tapings that Brian went to over the weekend and CM Punk’s recent comments about the wrestling business. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your generous donation ...

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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 Roundup, Roman Reigns Suspension with Michael Wiseman

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss Roman Reigns being suspended by the WWE for violating the Wellness Policy and the possible fallout from that, Money In The Bank including Dean Ambrose leaving as WWE World Heavyweight Champion, Raw on Monday night and the upcoming draft and brand extension. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your generous ...

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Roman Reigns Suspension, WWE Talk with Kevin Eck

Brian Fritz talks with Kevin Eck of The Eck Factor blog about Roman Reigns suspension for violating the WWE Wellness Policy, dealing with suspension when he worked on the WWE creative team, the upcoming brand extension and draft, which talents he would like to see brought back, a possible return for Kurt Angle and how hard it is for WWE ...

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Wrestling Roundup with Michael Wiseman

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman talk about the recent show including NXT TakeOver and TNA Slammiversary along with all the financial issues swirling around TNA Wrestling. Then they discuss Raw, the upcoming brand split and preview this Sunday’s Money in the Bank. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your generous donation will help keep our lights ...

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WWE Raw, Wrestling Roundup with Michael Wiseman

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss Brock Lesnar going back to UFC to face Mark Hunt at UFC 200 and the possible fallout from that fight. Plus, they talk Raw from Monday night, NXT TakeOver: The End, TNA Wrestling Slammiversary, the angle between Matt and Jeff Hardy and Bill Goldberg in the upcoming WWE 2K17 game. Enjoy what we do? ...

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Austin Aries Talks Journey to NXT, Facing Shinsuke Nakamura

NXT superstar Austin Aries talks about this Wednesday’s NXT TakeOver: The End event and his big match against Shinsuke Nakamura, his journey to WWE and NXT, if he thought he would ever work there, finding his comfort zone and fitting in, the label that guys who worked for TNA Wrestling couldn’t end up there, his debut and his recent cross ...

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NXT TakeOver: The End conference call with Paul “Triple H” Levesque

WWE executive Paul “Triple H” Levesque talks with the media about the upcoming NXT TakeOver: The End show, if the NXT roster will look different following the brand split, how aggressive the company is in acquiring talent, the status of Hideo Itami’s recovery, if there could be a women’s tournament coming to the brand, what led to the first-ever NXT ...

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WWE Star Dolph Ziggler Talks Swerved, ACH on Ring of Honor Career

Two interviews on the podcast! First, Brian Fritz talks about WWE superstar Dolph Zigger about Swerved Season 2 (all nine episodes premiering on the WWE Network immediately following Raw on Monday) as well as the upcoming brand split. Then, Brian speaks with Ring of Honor star ACH about his career, being misunderstood and growing up in the locker room, his ...

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Rich Bocchini Opens Up on WWE Career, Leaving the Company

Brian Fritz sits down with Rich Bocchini (formerly WWE announcer Rich Brennan) about calling hockey, how he got into broadcasting wrestling and making his way to the WWE, why he think he got cut soon after WrestleMania, working with Corey Graves on NXT and Jerry Lawler on SmackDown, seeing NXT evolve, his favorite wrestlers and matches he got to call, ...

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AJ Styles Turns Heel, WWE Raw Talk with Michael Wiseman

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman talk about WWE Raw from Monday night including AJ Styles’ heel turn and reuniting with The Club against John Cena, the upcoming brand split including what they would like to see in it and the possible affect to NXT, Money in the Bank lineup right now and their thoughts on the recent NJPW match between ...

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WWE SmackDown Move, Brand Split and Raw Recap with Scott Fishman

Brian Fritz talks with Scott Fishman of Channel Guide Magazine about the big WWE news with SmackDown moving to Tuesday nights and going live, a brand split and draft as well as all of the possibilities tied to this. Plus, they discuss Raw from Monday night, story telling in WWE, Money in the Bank and Cody Rhodes leaving the company. ...

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WWE star Natalya on Her Past Year, ROH’s Adam Cole on Joining Bullet Club

Two interviews on the latest podcast! First, Brian Fritz talks with WWE superstar Natalya about her big moment on Raw, her wrestling soulmate Charlotte who’ll she square off against at Extreme Rules, the women’s movement in WWE, her time in NXT and the “Share Your Story” contest to help breast cancer awareness. Then, Ring of Honor’s Adam Cole talks about ...

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WWE Raw, Extreme Rules with Michael Wiseman

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss WWE Raw from Monday night including the women getting the main event slot on the show, Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson’s current role, corny promos and Kevin Owens. Plus, they give their predictions for Sunday’s Extreme Rules PPV and talk about Adam Cole joining the Bullet Club, the next NXT main event and some ...

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