PODCASTS

WWE Elimination Chamber, Festival of Friendship

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman break down WWE Elimination Chamber, Bray Wyatt as the WWE Champion, Kevin Owens turning on Chris Jericho in the ‘Festival of Friendship’, Bayley defeating Charlotte to win the Raw women’s championship, WrestleMania 33, the future of the Hardy’s and your questions. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your generous donation will ...

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Tony Schiavone Talks New Podcast, NWA and WCW Memories

Brian Fritz talks with former NWA and WCW announcer Tony Schiavone about his “What Happened When” podcast on MLW Radio, his “return” to wrestling, memories of Saturday nights on the Superstation, the troubling final few years of WCW and what he’s looking forward to discussing on the podcast. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your generous ...

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Week in WWE, XFL doc, Elimination Chamber Preview

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss the week in WWE on Raw and SmackDown, bad finishes, the ESPN 30 for 30 documentary “This Was The XFL”, the new “24: Dallas” show on the WWE Network and it’s effect on viewers, why we should see another John Cena – AJ Styles match, if new management in Impact Wrestling could have an ...

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WWE Royal Rumble Recap, Road to WrestleMania

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman recap NXT TakeOver: San Antonio and the WWE Royal Rumble — both of which Brian was at — and look ahead on the road to WrestleMania including Fastlane, Elimination Chamber and how the card for the big event is shaping up. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your generous donation will help ...

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WWE Royal Rumble 2017 Preview

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman preview this Sunday’s WWE Royal Rumble including possible surprises, who they think will win the Rumble, along with the championship matches, and the ramifications for WrestleMania 33. 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 ...

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NXT TakeOver San Antonio Conference Call

WWE executive Paul “Triple H” Levesque speaks with the media for the NXT: TakeOver San Antonio conference call as he discusses the upcoming event, deals with UK talents and their contracts overseas, comparing the formats between the CWC and UK tournaments, where he feels the cruiserweight division is now, why Shinsuke Nakamura isn’t on the main roster, Matt Riddle and ...

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WWE Recap, UK Tournament and Kenny Omega

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss the WWE UK Championship tournament, Kenny Omega talking about his future, the week in WWE on Raw and SmackDown including the return of Mickie James, Kurt Angle being inducted into the Hall of Fame and they once again try to “Guess WrestleMania”. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your generous ...

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Rocky Romero on Wrestle Kingdom, NJPW Expansion

Brian Fritz talks with Rocky Romero about Wrestle Kingdom 11, becoming a 7-time IWGP Junior Tag Team champion, the main event between Kazuchika Okada and Kenny Omega, NJPW expansion and coming to Los Angeles in the summer, Omega’s future, his second album and other projects he is working on. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your ...

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Wrestle Kingdom + ROH with Adam Cole, Week in WWE

Brian Fritz talks with 3-time Ring of Honor champion Adam Cole about winning the title at Wrestle Kingdom 11, the main event between Kazuchika Okada and Kenny Omega, what’s next for him and Ring of Honor and the possibility of Kyle O’Reilly leaving the promotion. Then, Michael Wiseman joins Brian to discuss WK11, Omega’s future, the week in WWE and ...

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Wrestle Kingdom 11, WWE Royal Rumble with Justin Barrasso

Brian Fritz is joined by SI.com’s Justin Barrasso to discuss NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 11, Kenny Omega going forward, Ring of Honor free agency, and the WWE heading into the Royal Rumble and then WrestleMania 33. 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 ...

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Year End Review of 2016

Brian and Michael recap the year in wrestling in 2016 and their year-end awards from most memorable moments, best feud, wrestler of the year and the top matches. 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! Make sure you ...

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Week in WWE, Royal Rumble + WrestleMania Talk

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss the week in WWE including Raw and SmackDown, John Cena’s return and appearance on Talking Smack, possible directions for both the Royal Rumble and WrestleMania 33 and discussion on independent wrestling. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your generous donation will help keep our lights on, and make it possible ...

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Scott Fishman on The Year in Wrestling 2016

Brian Fritz is joined by Scott Fishman as they discuss the year that was in wrestling for WWE, NXT, Ring of Honor and TNA Wrestling and where they’re at heading into 2017. 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 ...

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Roadblock Recap, Week in WWE and Booking Ideas

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss ‘Roadblock’, comparing Raw and SmackDown from this week and look ahead to both the Royal Rumble and WrestleMania including the weekly “Guess WrestleMania” segment including a fantastic idea from Michael. 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, Roadblock Preview, News and Notes

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss what they’re watching on the WWE Network, Raw and SmackDown from this past week and preview Sunday’s Roadblock PPV and the weekly ‘Guess WrestleMania’ segment. Plus, they discuss news and notes from John Cena on SNL, Booker T running for mayor and if Jeff Jarrett might return to TNA Wrestling. Enjoy what we do? ...

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Ian Frisch talks VICE Sports Investigative Piece on WWE Business

Brian Fritz is joined by journalist Ian Frisch to discuss his piece on WWE business for VICE Sports “Breaking Kayfabe: An Inside Look at WWE’s Unlikely Business Empire”, his biggest takeaway from the piece, the WWE Network, Shane McMahon’s return to the company and trying to take over creative several years ago and if he is interested in doing a ...

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TLC Recap, Week in WWE, John Cena on SNL

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss WWE TLC, the week in WWE television including some tiresome and hokey storylines, is Samoa Joe finally getting called up to the main roster, John Cena hosting SNL and his possible WWE future, Linda McMahon getting a position in the Trump government and the weekly “Guess WrestleMania” segment. Enjoy what we do? Support Between ...

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