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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.

Wrestling Fix: The Submission Sorority gets a new name, Dusty Rhodes tribute at the Emmy awards, plus 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! WWE “Rowdy” Roddy Piper is in the trailer for Table for Three, a new WWE Network series in which legends tell stories. Here, he’s with ...

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Wrestling Fix: Uhaa Nation is now Apollo Crews, will debut at NXT Takeover Brooklyn; Submission Sorority getting new name?

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.   “Rowdy” Roddy Piper Piper’s family is asking for a moment of silence at 10:30 a.m. on August 11. [TMZ]   Jerry Lynn Between the ...

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Former WWE Champion Rey Mysterio Talks AAA TripleMania XXIII, Chelsea Green on ‘Tough Enough’ Elimination

Two interviews on the latest Between The Ropes podcast! First, Chelsea Green (@ToughChelseaG) talks about her elimination from WWE “Tough Enough”, if she is still pissed at The Miz, being trained by Lance Storm, being a part of a WWE storyline last year where she claimed to be having an affair with Daniel Bryan, what’s next for her and more. ...

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Wrestling Fix: “Rowdy” Roddy Piper tributes continue, New Day channels 2 Live Crew, WWE signs young fan 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.   “Rowdy” Roddy Piper A private memorial service is set for August 17 at the Comedy Store in Los Angeles. [Wrestling Observer] The Masked Man ...

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Wrestling Fix: WWE pays tribute to “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, final Piper’s Pit video, Ryback recovering 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. “Rowdy” Roddy Piper WWE put together a beautiful tribute to “Rowdy” Roddy Piper. Madison Square Garden gets it right. "Rowdy" Roddy Piper – one of ...

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Wrestling Fix: Ronda Rousey dedicates win to Roddy Piper, Jimmy Snuka battling cancer, Hulk Hogan poses with Mike Tyson

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 Ronda Rousey dedicated her victory Saturday to “Rowdy” Roddy Piper. It’s touching to see Rousey honor Piper after her win. Touching speech by the ...

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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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Wrestling Fix: John Cena underwent emergency nose surgery, Brock Lesnar pitched as gay badass 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.   WWE John Cena reportedly underwent emergency surgery on his nose on Tuesday, a day after Seth Rollins’ knee mangled the champ’s schnoz. The surgery ...

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WWE ‘Tough Enough’ Mada on Being ‘Targeted’ by The Miz, Court Bauer Talks AAA TripleMania 23

It’s a two interview Between The Ropes podcast! First, a conversation with Mada from WWE Tough Enough (@ToughMada) about his elimination from the show, feeling like The Miz targeted him, his interesting backstory form growing up in Egypt to traveling the world playing basketball, his tie-in with the hit TV show Game of Thrones and more. Then, the executive producer ...

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Wrestling Fix: Bray Wyatt’s sister gets WWE tryout, Brock Lesnar coming to MSG, ROH womens division rumor 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 Brock Lesnar is advertised for the October 3 Madison Square Garden show. [Wrestling Observer] Bray Wyatt and Bo Dallas’ sister, Mika Rotunda, reportedly received ...

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Wrestling Fix: Layla retires, Sting out of SummerSlam, Hulk Hogan shaming continues 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. WWE Layla retires. [WWE] Sting may not be part of SummerSlam after all. [PW Insider] Between the Ropes’ Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman recap Raw and ...

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Wrestling Fix: John Cena’s nose broken, Randy Orton vs. Superman, Adam Rose teases Leo Kruger’s return 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. Hulk Hogan Radar Online released more racial slurs allegedly made by Hulk Hogan from the unauthorized sex tape. Hulk was really unhappy with his daughter, ...

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WWE reportedly tells Mattel to scrap production of Hulk Hogan action figures. Plus, 17 things we learned at Comic-Con

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 Hulk Hogan racial slur controversy means no new action figures — or any merchandise. A little more than two weeks ago, Mattel showed several ...

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