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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: TNA dropping guaranteed talent contracts in favor pay per-appearance, Undertaker on WWE Mexico tour 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.  The Big Story: Bad news for wrestlers in TNA. Guaranteed contracts are a thing of the past for most of the roster. PW Insider reports ...

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Wrestling Fix: Undertaker vs. Brock Lesnar at SummerSlam, Lana battles trolls, Dean Ambrose threatens to break Bray Wyatt’s leg 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: The SummerSlam main event is set: Brock Lesnar vs. the Undertaker. And it’s personal. The two of them couldn’t keep their ...

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Wrestling Fix: Undertaker returns, John Cena beats Kevin Owens, PTP and Mark Henry get pulled over in St. Louis 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: The Undertaker returned to Tombstone Brock Lesnar into oblivion. Why? Tune into Raw tonight. Pain followed. Are we headed for a rematch ...

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Wrestling Fix: Cody Rhodes explains why he returned as Stardust, John Cena says he’ll never quit WWE 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 Cody Rhodes pens a very, very personal letter to his father, the late “American Dream” Dusty Rhodes. In it, Rhodes explains why he returned ...

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Wrestling Fix: Daniel Bryan says he’s not retiring, Seth Rollins explains Curb Stomp ban, MVP out of 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: Rumors swirled yesterday that Daniel Bryan told a radio show that his time was over. Not true. Bryan refuted the rumors on ...

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Wrestling Fix: Jushin Liger appearing at Brooklyn NXT, Kurt Angle undergoes emergency surgery 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: New Japan Pro-Wrestling star Jushin “Thunder” Liger is headed to NXT Takeover: Brooklyn Saturday, August 22. This story is intriguing as NJPW ...

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‘Tough Enough’ Gabi Talks Elimination, Mike Johnson Previews WWE Battleground

It’s a two-fer on the latest Between The Ropes podcast! First, a conversation with Gabi from Tough Enough (@ToughGabi) on her elimination on the show, her comments about not being upset that she was leaving the show, how bad things got in the house between herself Amanda and the others, if she even considered quitting the show, being at Raw ...

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Wrestling Fix: Undertaker and Sting rumors, Ryback injured, Stephanie McMahon with Ronda Rousey 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 RUMOR: The Undertaker and Sting are going to be at SummerSlam, according to the Wrestling Observer (subscription required). This comes after rumors that the Deadman ...

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Jeff Jarrett on Upcoming GFW TV Taping, His Return to TNA and Crossover Between The Groups

Global Force Wrestling CEO Jeff Jarrett is back on the podcast as he talks about the upcoming July 24th GFW TV taping, the “Amped” name for the show, whether or not they will announce a TV deal by the taping, his return to TNA Wrestling including his emotions and the reactions for others backstage, when that deal for his return ...

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Wrestling Fix: Dolph Ziggler reportedly re-signs with WWE, Eden and Cody Rhodes reality check fans who wanted him to exploit Dusty Rhodes’ death, 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. Wednesday night means Lucha Underground and Ivelisse Velez. WWE Dolph Ziggler has reportedly re-signed with WWE … for real, this time. Also, he’s shooting a ...

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Wrestling Fix: Undertaker is jacked, Ric Flair reacts to Charlotte’s debut, NXT women takeover Raw 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 Looking good, Undertaker. The #Undertaker finishes 2days wkout w/ a "gun show". Lookin forward to seeing his progress on our program. @CamJosse pic.twitter.com/T9YWvsI4bP — ...

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Wrestling Fix: Sasha Banks and Charlotte on Raw? Tyson Kidd lucky to be alive, Roddy Piper still on WWE deal 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 Is tonight the night that Charlotte and Sasha Banks officially debut on the main roster? It’s rumored … but it’s been rumored for weeks. ...

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Wrestling Fix: Sami Zayn doesn’t have a timetable to return, Arrow actor teases working with WWE 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 Arrow‘s Stephen Amell teases working with WWE in the future, although his feud with Stardust is up in the air. [Comic Book] John Cena ...

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Wrestling Fix: Sasha Banks and Charlotte rumored for Raw, CM Punk UFC debut, Paige flames Eva Marie 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 Sasha Banks and Charlotte are scheduled for Monday Night’s Raw. Will the rumors finally be true? [Wrestling Inc] Brie Bella says there’s a lot ...

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Wrestling Fix: Paige and AJ reunite, Mattel unveils figures of Finn Balor, Kevin Owens, Charlotte, Hollywood Hogan, 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 Paige and AJ, reunited … but don’t count on seeing the Black Widow back in WWE. In LA and look who I got to ...

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Daria on WWE Tough Enough Elimination, Eric Gargiulo Talks NXT, Promotion Wars

A pair of interviews in the latest Between The Ropes podcast! First, a conversation with Daria Berenato about her elimination from WWE Tough Enough, her experience on the show including coming out, the support she has received since that and what she has planned for her future. Then, Erig Gargiulo of CamelClutchBlog.com joins the podcast to talk about the unique ...

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Wrestling Fix: New WWE Mattel action figures revealed, Roddy Piper still beefing with “Stone Cold” 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 Chris Jericho reportedly hurt his neck in his match against Neville during Beast in the East in Japan. [Wrestling Inc] WWE says the fan ...

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Wrestling Fix: Samoa Joe trains with Batista, ROH-New Japan dream matches, Tough Enough contestant returns 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. Wednesday night means the four-way wrestling war, and the star of Lucha Underground, the ravishing tongue-lasher, Catrina. WWE Look who Samoa Joe is training with ...

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WWE Raw Review 7/6/2015, Brock Lesnar Destroys a Cadillac

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. Brian and Michael are back for the latest Between the Ropes broadcast talking RAW, Brock Lesnar utterly destroying J&J’s pricey Cadillac, Cesaro answering John Cena’s ...

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