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Bruce Prichard Talks New Podcast, Working with Vince McMahon and Storytelling

Brian Fritz is joined by Bruce Prichard to discuss his “Something to Wrestle With” podcast, being Vince McMahon’s right-hand man during the Attitude Era, some of his favorites storylines that he worked on, giving The Rock advice before he hit big, if he misses being a part of the company now and his upcoming live podcast in Orlando on April ...

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Wrestling Fix: Owen Hart DVD trailer, Sting on Stone Cold Podcast, WWE cuts ties with Jimmy Snuka and 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 us to do even more! Wrestling fans everywhere will thank you. WWE The WWE -produced Owen Hart DVD is coming out, and here’s the first trailer. In it, generations of different wrestlers speak to Hart’s popularity. ...

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“Superfly” Jimmy Snuka charged with murder and involuntary manslaughter in the 1983 death of girlfriend Nancy Argentino

Wrestling legend Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka has been charged with third-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in the 1983 death of his then-girlfriend, Nancy Argentino, according tot he Allentown Morning Call. Authorities in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, announced the charges today, and the 72-year-old Snuka was arrested at his New Jersey home surrendered to authorities. He’s being held on $100,000 bond. The investigation ...

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Wrestling Fix: RIP “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, WWE reviving Bash at the Beach, James Storm done with TNA 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. 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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Breaking News Podcast on the Passing of ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper

Breaking news podcast as Brian and Michael talk about the sudden passing of wrestling icon ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper. They talk about his influence on the wrestling business including his infamous “Piper’s Pit” angle with Jimmy Snuka to his part of WrestleMania I and how the WWE and wrestling overall would be different without him. Download the podcast here

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“Rowdy” Roddy Piper dead of heart attack at age 61

Legendary WWE heel “Rowdy” Roddy Piper has died at the age of 61. Piper, born Roderick Tombs, reportedly died of a heart attack Thursday night in his sleep. BREAKING NEWS AUDIO: BETWEEN THE ROPES Piper was an integral part of the inaugural WrestleMania with his main event match with “Mr. Wonderful” Paul Orndorff against Hulk Hogan and Mr. T. That ...

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

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

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WWE Hall of Fame series 2, featuring Hulk Hogan, Eddie Guerrero and more, is out now

The hunt is on. The second series of Mattel’s WWE Hall of Fame action-figure set started hitting store shelves earlier this week. The four-figure set — featuring Hulk Hogan, Eddie Guerrero, Yokozuna and the first Mattel figure of Tito Santana — is exclusive to Target stores. I was able to track down a full set Friday afternoon, thanks in part to Brick ...

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31 WrestleMania Matches From The Golden Era

We’re just about a month away from WrestleMania 31 from Santa Clara, California. We’re are going to be releasing a playlist of the best 31 WrestleMania matches from the Golden Era of the WWE. Here’s a quick stat for you guys, there was 113 matches spanning from the first WrestleMania to WrestleMania 9 which is the era we’re covering in ...

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Happy Birthday, Paul Heyman!

Today is the day, folks. The former owner of ECW, manager, promoter, WWE/F creative staff member, commentator, and overall wrestling demigod turns another year older.

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Top 5 WWE Championship Matches From The New Generation Era

If you missed the previous top five article covering the five best WWE Championship Matches from the Attitude Era click here Here we are it’s another Thursday on BetweenTheRopes.com and the WWE Championship series continues. With NXT Take Over 2 taking place tonight on the WWE Network, I think it’s only right to continue the WWE Championship series with the ...

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Report: Sean O’Haire Committed Suicide

Headshot of Sean O'Haire

TMZ.com claims to have talked to local police, who told the crash “news” site (term used loosely) that Sean O’Haire committed suicide. They reported that O’Haire was found sitting next to his bed, with a rope tied around his neck and the bedpost. He was discovered by his father.

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The Time I Asked Vince McMahon About Being the Genetic Jackhammer

Brian Fritz and Vince McMahon

On Raw this past Monday night, we almost got to see Vince McMahon made his return to television.  Everyone thought it was him we heard his “No Chance in Hell” entrance music followed by a muscular guy in a suit making his way out. Only it wasn’t Vinny Mac.  Instead, it was Damien Sandow impersonating the boss, exclaiming that he was Vincent ...

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That Time Vince Russo Booed Me On Twitter, So I Bribed Him With ‘The Following’

Do you remember Vic Venom? I didn’t either, until recently. A 1997 WWF Monday Night Raw rebroadcast on the WWE Network still had that glorious, late 90s, attitude-cutaway style WWF Magazine advertisement intact. Vic Venom showed up in his leather jacket and biker sunglasses, with promises of exclusive rumors, insider knowledge, and more, if I’d only call the (now defunct) ...

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Remembering Randy Savage And His Legacy

When you think of professional wrestling and you ask the average person to come up with five names one of those names without a doubt will be “Macho Man” Randy Savage. It was three years ago today he died behind the wheel of his car driving with his new wife of just over a year. The death of Savage, like ...

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First 10 Things You Should Watch on WWE Network

The big day is almost here, Christmas in February for wrestling fans with the WWE Network set to launch on Monday morning at 9:00a ET.  Over 1,500 hours of video-on-reman will be available immediately including all WWE, WCW and ECW pay-per-views. If that isn’t enough, WWE will also include all new pay-per-views as well as encores of new episodes of ...

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Matt “Doink The Clown” Osborne Passes Away

Matt Osborne, best known for his role as the original Doink The Clown in the WWF during the mid-1990’s, was dead earlier today in Texas.  He was 56 years old. WWE issued a statement on his passing: Reports indicate that Matt Osborne, aka the original Doink the Clown, has passed away. A rugged brawler in promotions like Mid-South Wrestling and ...

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