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NXT Debuts on USA, AEW is Dynamite, The Fiend Wants Gold (Ep. 750)

BTR podcast - September 18, 2019

Brian Fritz and Connor Casey discuss NXT’s debut on USA Network, the possible rotating cast of talent on the brand, possible matches coming, AEW Dynamite, Kenny Omega comments, an uneventful Clash of Champions, the upcoming WWE Draft, Bray Wyatt and Brock Lesnar destined for titles in WWE reset, and your questions. Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! For ...

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The Case of the Missing AEW Championship, Looking Back at All Out, Catching Up on WWE (Ep. 748)

BTR podcast - September 4, 2019

Brian Fritz and Connor Casey discuss the missing AEW Championship and the twists and turns of what happened with it. Then they talk about All Out including Chris Jericho becoming the first-ever AEW champion, if he was the right choice, thoughts on the entire show and where AEW looks to be going when it starts TV and its upcoming Full ...

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AEW All Out Preview, Chris Jericho or Adam Page, NXT Narrative (Ep.747)

BTR podcast August 28, 2019

Brian Fritz and Connor Casey discuss AEW All Out, if Chris Jericho or Adam Page should be the first-ever AEW world champion, Jon Moxley being off the show and Kenny Omega now facing PAC, what they’ll looking forward to at Starrcast including CM Punk and if that’s the only place he’ll appear this weekend, the narrative forming about NXT when ...

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AEW Fyter Fest, Cody Chair Shot, Heyman + Bischoff Take Over WWE TV (Ep. 738)

BTR podcast July 3, 2019

Brian Fritz and Connor Casey discuss AEW Fyter Fest, pros and cons of the show, and the Cody chair shot gone wrong, and Fight for the Fallen going head-to-head with EVOLVE on the WWE Network. Then they discuss Paul Heyman and Eric Bischoff becoming the executive directors for Raw and SmackDown and the many questions surrounding that, why Paul Levesque ...

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AEW Presser, WWE Business + Future on Fox, Rumor Mongering | Between The Ropes (Ep. 715)

Brian Fritz is joined by Mike Sempervive to talk about the All Elite Wrestling press conference, its relationship with AAA, new signings including Kenny Omega, and matches announced for the Double or Nothing show. Plus, the discuss the WWE fiscal quarter and yearly report, SmackDown on Fox or possibly on FS1 along with NXT, rumor mongering about possible talent signings, ...

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Intro to All Elite Wrestling, Road to Royal Rumble (Ep. 711)

Brian Fritz and Mike Sempervive discuss the All Elite Wrestling introduction rally, who is signed with the company right now, a possible TV deal, and ramifications that AEW could have the wrestling business. Then, they talk about how the WWE Royal Rumble is coming together and leading to WrestleMania, Lars Sullivan and the launch of the NXT UK Performance Center ...

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All Elite Wrestling News, WK13 Preview, Best of 2018

Brian Fritz and Stew Myrick discuss All Elite Wrestling, what we know about it right now and speculation about the group as it comes together, the growing talent wars between promotions, and the political ramifications between AEW and other groups. Plus, they preview NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 13 including their predictions, take a look back at the best matches and wrestlers ...

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WWE Crown Jewel Controversy and Setup, Evolution, NJPW WK13 Matches

Brian Fritz and Mike Sempervive discuss the WWE Crown Jewel controversy and if WWE should do the show considering the politics surrounding it, what they would do if a change was made, looking back at the Super Show-Down event and Shawn Michaels upcoming return to the ring, matches for Crown Jewel and Evolution, NXT UK television announcement, the NJPW King ...

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Comparing ROH and NJPW, WWE Ratings, Super Show-Down

Brian Fritz and Mike Sempervive discuss the ROH ‘Death Before Dishonor” and NJPW “Fighting Spirit Unleashed” shows and compare the two companies, how Wrestle Kingdom is shaping up, the upcoming WWE Super Show-Down event including The Undertaker facing Triple H, if any titles will change on that show, the week in WWE storylines and the decline in “RAW” and “SmackDown” ...

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‘All In’ Hits its Mark, WWE TV, Undertaker vs. HBK Again?

Brian Fritz is joined by Justin Barrasso of SI.com to discuss the ‘All In’ event, the spirit of the entire weekend, if there will be another one, what effect the show could have on the wrestling business, and other fallout involved The Young Bucks, Kenny Omega, and Cody. Then, Brian talks about the week in WWE TV from both ‘RAW’ and ‘SmackDown’, the ...

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Paul Heyman Performance + Pairing, Pancake Power and Free Agent Rumors

Brian Fritz and Joe Roderick discuss Paul Heyman’s dramatic performance on RAW and who he could be paired with next along with SummerSlam scenarios, a pancake story from attending SmackDown, the super-sized SummerSlam card, big names including Kenny Omega, Daniel Bryan, The Young Bucks, and Shinsuke Nakamura possibly becoming free agents, All In on WGN and its lineup, and an ...

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Tragic Weekend, Brock Lesnar on WWE TV, Daniel Bryan, + NJPW G1 Update

Brian Fritz is joined by Mike Sempervive to discuss the passing of “Grandmaster Sexay” Brian Christopher, Nikolai Volkoff, and Brickhouse Brown, Brock Lesnar returning to WWE TV, who Paul Heyman could align himself with, how badass Samoa Joe has been, the future of Elias and Daniel Bryan, other “RAW” and “SmackDown” happenings from the past week, and how the NJPW G1 ...

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Pro Wrestling in MMA, Brock Lesnar in WWE, and Cutting Dangerous Moves

Brian Fritz is joined by Dave LaGreca of the “Busted Open” show on SiriusXM as they discuss the role of pro wrestling in MMA, Brock Lesnar’s return to the UFC and confrontation with Daniel Cormier, when he will defend the WWE Universal Championship and the problem WWE has created, the NJPW G1 Special, cutting down on dangerous moves, the Roman Reigns ...

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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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Booking John Cena, NEW IMPROVED 205 Live, Bullet Club Redefining in ’18

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss the current WWE booking for John Cena leading into WrestleMania and this point in his career, RAW and SmackDown television and the difficult position of closing in on Mania but having to fill three months, the new and improved ‘205 Live’, the ‘is it real’ feud between Booker T and Corey Graves, the latest ‘what ...

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