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Wrestling Fix: The Rock makes WWE appearance, Magnus becomes a free agent, Kurt Angle undergoing surgery and more links

The Rock made a surprise appearance at a WWE live event in Boston, and it didn’t end well for Bo Dallas or the People’s iPhone.

Tough Enough host Chris Jericho was also there.

He's back- @chrisjerichofozzy & Dolph Ziggler at #wweboston

A photo posted by Sam Roberts (@notsam) on

Magnus’ TNA contract is expiring this week, and he’s becoming a free agent. However, he is working select Global Force Wrestling dates. [Wrestling Observer]

Count Austin Aries as gone as well. [Wrestling Observer]

Gunner discusses leaving TNA and whether he’s spoken with WWE. [Wrestling Inc]

Dave Meltzer reports that there’s skepticism within TNA about all of these sudden departures. TNA trying to work everyone? No way! [Wrestling Observer]

Spoiler: Kurt Angle made an announcement about his health last night, saying he has a tumor in his neck and will be undergoing surgery. No word on if this is an angle or real. [Wrestling Inc]

Karen Jarrett talks about Double J’s return to TNA.

Jeff Jarrett is going into the TNA Hall of Fame.

Global Force Wrestling previews Slammiversary by interviewing TNA’s talking heads.

More TNA spoilers from ProWrestling.net. [here and here]

Say what? Too sweet!

Adam Rose gives himself a nickname.

Figures Toy Co. Chief Marketing Officer Chris DePetrillo explains the thought process behind the new Legends of Wrestling toy line, which will include Jim Cornette and ECW stars Mikey Whipwreck, Blue Meanie, Justin Credible and New Jack. [PWTorch]

Titus O’Neill is taking over the SEC Network July 2. [Gator Zone]

PWG results from Friday night include a title change and celebrity sightings. [Wrestling Observer]

It was that kind of night at PWG for Chris Hero.

New PWG merch.

SofiaVergara and Joe Manganiello were ringside.


I think they r dead

A photo posted by Sofia Vergara (@sofiavergara) on

Kevin Owens is the best.

Rob Schamberger will be painting live outside of the July 20 Raw in Kansas City.

So that’s where Davey Richards’ claw marks come from.


Zach Sabre Jr. is headed back to Evolve.

Title changes can happen in a blink of an eye.

Lucha Underground highlights.

Right on, Seth Rollins.

But he’s still banned from music festivals?

Paige is seriously the best. Light saber fight!


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About Brian Fritz

Brian Fritz
Brian is the owner and editor-in-chief of Between The Ropes. He has also covered wrestling and MMA for The Orlando Sentinel and AOL Fanhouse and currently is a contributor for Sporting News. You can email Brian at btrfritz@gmail.com.

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