Sting, Charlotte and Other WWE Thoughts

I know I wasn’t the only one who watched the ending of Raw on Monday night with both John Cena and Sting at the top of the ramp and thought the two were on a collision course that may take place at the Royal Rumble or to close out the wrestling year at TLC. WWE has put itself in a position that I had not given much thought to once it was revealed that Sting would face the current...
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Charlotte earns 1st career WWE title shot at Night of Champions

Born into pro wrestling royalty as the daughter of arguably the greatest to ever step into the squared circle, “The Nature Boy” Ric Flair, Charlotte has paid her dues and then some down in Orlando making her long journey to the big stage. After signing a developmental contract with WWE in 2012, Charlotte would make her TV debut in the summer of 2013 against another young up...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Holy Cross Football Coaches Stage Epic WWE Reenactment At Practice (Video)

WWE SummerSlam Fever has not died down. In fact, it’s apparently spreading to the gridiron. The Holy Cross football team had some fun at practice Wednesday morning when a few of their coaches reenacted some classic wrestling moves. This embed is invalid" /> Linebackers coach Alex Bresner seemed to have this match in the bag after a few Ric Flair...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Holy Cross football coaches put on hilarious WWE match at practice

There were Ric Flair chops, a Dusty Rhodes elbow, clotheslines and an Undertaker chokeslam that whipped the crowd into frenzy. No, this was not a WWE pay-per-view event. Two Holy Cross football coaches engaged in this "wrestling" match at Wednesday's practice and we got to see the footage thanks to another coach sharing the video on Twitter. Enjoy.
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ric Flair Stylin’, Devin Brugman Fishing & Danica Patrick On Vacation

  New era in social media Were you ready for a guy to record himself murdering two former coworkers who...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ric Flair and Bruce Pritchard Talk TNA Wrestling and Dixie Carter’s Problems

Ric Flair continues to broadcast the best podcasts in the business. Flair recently had on former WWE and TNA executive Bruce Pritchard and the two gave a fascinating critique of Dixie Carter and the business of TNA Wrestling. I can’t say it enough. Flair is killing it on his podcasts, so much that I find myself getting excited every week when a new one gets posted. What makes Flair...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Stewart bodyslammed by John Cena on WWE RAW (Video)

Jon Stewart is fresh off his retirement from hosting “The Daily Show” on Comedy Central, and he has commenced his foray into the world of professional wrestling. And he is getting heavily involved in the scene! Stewart hosted SummerSlam on Sunday and made a huge heel turn by helping previous nemesis Seth Rollins defeat John Cena. Stewart explained in the ring at “RAW” on...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE: Sting returns to Monday Night Raw

Sting capped off an eventful Monday Night RAW for the WWE making his long awaited return. After the Dudley Boyz, Ric Flair and Jon Stewart made appearances on the WWE’s signature program, Sting interrupted Set Rollins’ title celebration appearing from behind the curtain while clearing the ring of the WWE and United States Champion. Best […] The post WWE: Sting returns to Monday...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Stewart Shows Up At WWE ‘RAW,’ Gets AA From John Cena (Videos)

Jon Stewart’s going to need a “Moment of Zen” after what happened to him on WWE’s “Monday Night RAW.” Stewart shocked the wrestling world at SummerSlam on Sunday night when he hit John Cena with a steel chair and helped Seth Rollins win both the WWE world heavyweight championship and U.S. title. So why did he do it? Well, the former host of “The Daily Show” couldn’t...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski is a 1980s pro wrestler in sports drink commercial

Rob Gronkowski is promoting something called BODYARMOR Sports Drink, and the ad the company released on YouTube featuring Gronkowski has several call-backs to pro wrestling in the 1980s. It’s completely absurd, and we can’t get enough. So, what did we like about this? -The subpar quality of the video, as if it were recorded on a VCR from TV. -Gronk’s pink tassels. -Zubaz....
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE Summerslam 2015 predictions and preview

The biggest event of the summer within the WWE is bigger than ever this year, as it is now a four-hour event. There are many rumors swirling around the many matches in the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York later on tonight. Will The Undertaker use his new found persona to get revenge against “The Beast” Brock Lesnar? Will John Cena make history by tying Ric Flair’s all...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Peter Jinkens does the ‘Ric Flair’ in Texas huddle

Regardless of whether you are a fan of professional wrestling or not, you know who Ric Flair is. He is easily one of the most recognizable names and faces in all of sports entertainment and he has influenced an absolutely amazing movement within the collegiate athletics world. There have been many videos circulating of college athletes reciting Flair’s famous promo that he does...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Texas Linebacker Does Ric Flair Impersonation After Practice

College football is just around the corner (thank you, God) and two weeks from Thursday, we will have actually games between teams. But until then, it’s all about practice and teams getting ready for the season while trying to stay healthy. Down in Austin, the Texas Longhorns are preparing for their opener against Notre Dame. After practice, senior linebacker Peter Jinkens decided...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas Linebacker Peter Jinkens Does The 'Ric Flair' In Team Huddle

The WWE legend made it famous back during his wrestling days, but thanks to former Indianapolis Colts safety (now with the Jacksonville Jaguars) the 'Ric Flair' has become famous all over again. It's not hard to see why. It worked as a 'great pump up the crowd' kind of tool for Ric Flair, and it seems to do the same for football players now.Check out Texas Longhorns linebacker Peter...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE SummerSlam 2015: Making the Case for Another John Cena Title Run

There are six days until SummerSlam and I am still sitting on the fence when it comes to the WWE World Title match between Seth Rollins and John Cena. I am not willing to support a win by the 15-time champion Cena because it would mean he ties the immortal Ric Flair for the number of world title reigns. Frankly, I stand by my belief in the fact Cena cannot carry Flair’s boots...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Ric Flair Names His Choices For The 2015 Version Of The Four Horsemen

On Ric Flair’s latest podcast, he was asked by a fan who he would select for members of a 2015 version of the legendary Four Horsemen stable. He of course mentioned Triple H and Randy Orton, but after realizing why those two choices wouldn’t work he decided to roll out with the following names: Cesaro [&hellip The post Ric Flair Names His Choices For The 2015 Version Of The...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Seth Rollins, SummerSlam, and Other WWE Thoughts

If Seth Rollins is going to be the lead heel of the WWE for the foreseeable future, he will eventually need to file for divorce with The Authority and forge his own identity with the company that helped make him a household name. This isn’t a foreign concept in the wrestling business as many superstars have been able to sustain their careers, even become bigger stars while...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE renames female stable over shared porn name

The WWE Divas Division has experienced a revolution over the past few weeks, namely with a stable that features two-time Divas champion Paige teamed up with former NXT stars Becky Lynch and Charlotte (daughter of WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair). The trio called themselves the “Submission Sorority” due to their finishing moves all being submission holds, but that’s all about to...
Via Campus Sports Net
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs Channel Ric Flair Following Victory

Prior to the season, the Chicago Tribune did its best to try and change the Cubs postgame victory celebration from including “Go, Cubs Go” to something else. Perhaps they should’ve just asked the players. According to the Tribune’s Luis Gomez, the team has opted to style and profile following a win…and it all started with admiration for a certain 16-time World Champion...
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August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Ric Flair Almost Appeared on WWE TV During Monday Night Wars

The Monday Night Wars provided some classic moments in pro wrestling history. While we saw many surprises during that time period, Ric Flair and Jim Cornette recently revealed one planned surprise that would have delivered one of the most memorable of the war. Ric Flair recently had Jim Cornette on his podcast and they dropped a bombshell. In between Flair’s anti-marriage rants...
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August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Ric Flair comments on passing of Roddy Piper

The professional wrestling world lost one of the greats on Friday when “Rowdy” Roddy Piper passed away at age 61, and one man who is really feeling the loss is Piper’s fellow WWE Hall of Famer and former wrestling great Ric Flair. Speaking to TMZ, Flair offered his own comments on his longtime friend and former rival’s death. And his words, though few, will hit you square...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Hulk Hogan Should Remain in the WWE Hall of Fame

Hours prior to comments Hulk Hogan made about being a racist hit the Internet, the WWE swiftly distanced itself from the icon. Rumors swirl that more of the cord may be cut, including the WWE Hall of Fame. The WWE wasted no time reacting to a leaked conversation featuring its most recognizable legend in company history. While word of this alleged tape of Hogan using racial slurs...
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July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Charlotte Flair win Divas triple threat

WWE needed to find a replacement match after a triple threat featuring Intercontinental Champion Ryback, Big Show and The Miz was scrapped due to Ryback suffering a staph infection in his knee, and replacing it with a Divas triple threat turned out to be the correct move in so many ways. Featuring Brie Bella and recent NXT callups Charlotte (daughter of WWE Hall of Famer Ric Flair...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Friday Strut Off: Double J vs Ric Flair

What better way to head into the weekend than with a strut off between Double J Jeff Jarrett & Ric Flair.   Who’s got the better strut: Double J or the Nature Boy? Both have world-class struts that would have other strutters derelicking their balls. They both have flair (pun intended), and their pacing serves to heighten their flawless technique. The Nature Boy is the...
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July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

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 — Joe...
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July 14, 2015  |  Discuss
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