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Women to Main Event WrestleMania 35, Kofi’s Finally In, G1 Supercard Set

Brian Fritz and Jason Powell of ProWrestling.net discuss the decision to have the first-even women’s main event at WrestleMania between Ronda Rousey, Becky Lynch and Charlotte Flair, Kofi Kingston finally get his match against Daniel Bryan for the WWE Championship, the level of excitement for the show less than two weeks ago, the G1 Supercard lineup now set including Jay ...

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Kevin Kelly on Growth of NJPW, Calling Okada-Omega 4, and Upcoming G1 Climax

Brian Fritz is joined by the voice of New Japan Pro Wrestling Kevin Kelly to discuss the growth of the brand and how hot it is right now, calling the historic Kazuchika Okada – Kenny Omega 4 match at Dominion, Okada’s incredible run as the IWGP Heavyweight Champion, and the upcoming G1 Climax tournament including who are the favorites and ...

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NJPW vs. WWE Presentation Style, MITB Preview

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss the buzz coming off NJPW Dominion and the incredible championship match between Kenny Omega and Kazuchika Okada, differences in presentation between New Japan and the WWE, the growth of non-WWE wrestling around the world and those promotions trying to capitalize off it, the possible future of Omega and The Young Bucks. Ring of Honor ...

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Backlash against WWE Backlash, post-Mania Direction

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss the lackluster WWE Backlash event, the vocal feedback to the show especially when it comes to Roman Reigns, the post-WrestleMania storylines heading into Money in the Bank including the women’s SmackDown division, Daniel Bryan, if Shinsuke Nakamura will beat AJ Styles for the WWE Championship, and when we will next see Brock Lesnar in the ...

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Between The Ropes Best of 2017 — Day 1

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman are joined by Spencer Davies for the first of two “Year in Wrestling 2017” shows as they run down six categories including: – Feud of the Year – Breakout Star of the Year – Tag-Team of the Year – Most Memorable Moment – Damaged Angle of the Year – PPV/Show of the Year Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! ...

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Wrestling Fix: Sting discusses Night of Champions injury, unsure if he’s wrestled last match; Austin, Flair, Michaels to Raw

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! WWE WWE.com interviewed Sting about the injury he suffered at Night of Champions. Here are a few excerpts. On what happened: “Bottom line, I had tingling, numbness down both arms, all ...

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Wrestling Fix: Stephen Amell injured training for SummerSlam match, ESPN at SummerSlam, ROH to Japan 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 Stephen Amell was injured training for his SummerSlam tag-team match with Neville against King Barrett and Stardust. Amell reportedly doing a snatch during a ...

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Wrestling Fix: Stone Cold Steve Austin says he’s wrestled his last match, fans catch Brock Lesnar’s car door, John Cena puts over Cesaro 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. “Stone Cold” Steve Austin says he’s wrestled his last match. [The Associated Press Big Story] Austin digs up the Smoking Skull Championship for WWE 2K16. ...

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Wrestling Fix: Finn Balor and Okada hanging out, Raw rumors, John Cena vs. Kevin Owens in Japan video 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. Nikki Bella is ready for Tuesday’s Total Divas premiere. Are you? Look who’s hanging out together in Japan … Finn Balor and Kazuchika Okada. The ...

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Wrestling Fix: NXT coming to Brooklyn SummerSlam weekend, Nakamura and Okada get WWE tryouts 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. We hope you have a Great American Bash this Fourth of July. So does Torrie Wilson. The next NXT Takeover event will be live from ...

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Wrestling Fix: Bret Hart says Daniel Bryan ‘is finished,’ Rock talks teaming with Ray Lewis, New Japan in ROH and more daily links

Remember Nidia? WWE’s latest “Where are they now?” catches up with Jamie Noble’s ex-squeeze and the co-winner of the first Tough Enough competition. Bret Hart delivers some sobering news to Daniel Bryan via Sports Illustrated. Says the “Hitman”: “Daniel Bryan is finished. He’ll never wrestle again. I don’t think he knows it yet. I feel terrible about Daniel Bryan. For ...

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Hiroshi Tanahashi and Jushin Liger vs. reDRagon on night 1 of ROH vs. NJPW, plus more dream matches

The Ring of Honor vs. New Japan Pro Wrestling shows are shaping up to be real dream matches. ROH announced six matches (two more to come later tonight) for night No. 1 of War of the Worlds in Philadelphia. The big match so far is “Ace of the Universe” Hiroshi Tanahashi teaming with Jushin “Thunder” Liger against reDRagon (Kyle O’Reilly ...

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Hiroshi Tanahashi and Kazuchika Okada are coming to Ring of Honor

Hiroshi Tanahashi and Kazuchika Okada

The “Ace of the Universe” and “the Rainmaker” are coming to Ring of Honor. New Japan Pro Wrestling’s biggest stars not named Shinsuke Nakamura — Hiroshi Tanahashi and Kazuchika Okada — are booked for four Ring of Honor shows in May. Tanahashi and Okada will take part in Ring of Honor’s War of the Worlds on Tuesday, May 12, and Wednesday, ...

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