WWE Survivor Series 2015: Give the Fans What They Want

The best thing about tonight’s Survivor Series pay-per-view event in Atlanta is … You fill in the blank. WWE has such a golden opportunity to make this a signature event, getting an early start on the three months that lead up to WrestleMania. And if there was ever a need for the ball to be carried to the goal line with authority (no pun intended) it would be right about now...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

What should we realistically expect from ESPN’s WWE coverage?

ESPN’s recent coverage of WWE may be best described as “strange”. A month ago, SportsCenter began running WWE recap segments. Earlier this month, WWE personality turned SportsCenter anchor Jonathan Coachman broke the news about Seth Rollins’ injured knee. So you’ve got SportsCenter breaking news and recapping events, but when it comes to controversy…well, ESPN hasn...
Via Awful Announcing
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE Releases Statement on Charlotte-Paige RAW Angle

The fallout from Monday Night RAW’s controversial WWE Divas contract signing angle continues. After several days of criticism, the WWE has responded to critics with a statement accepting some, but not all responsibility for the content. The WWE was under fire immediately after the angle on RAW between Charlotte and Paige where Paige called Charlotte’s late brother Reid, “weak...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Podcast: WWE Divas Angle, Survivor Series 2015 Predictions, WrestleMania 32 Rumors, & More

The latest Camel Clutch Blog Extra podcast features Eric Gargiulo and Pro Wrestling journalist Brian Fritz discussing all of the latest WWE news and hot topics in the world of professional wrestling. Eric and Brian discuss the controversial angle between Charlotte and Paige on Monday Night RAW, including all of the fallout and Ric Flair’s reaction. Eric and Brian also talk Survivor...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ric Flair Did Not Know About WWE RAW Angle, Reportedly Charlotte’s Idea

Surprising details are finally starting to emerge from the controversial use of the late Reid Flair to set up a WWE Divas title match on RAW. The biggest shockers being who came up with it and who had no idea what was coming. WWE went to a place on Monday Night RAW that made a lot of people uncomfortable. Using the late Reid Flair in a Divas angle has resulted in fallout, not surprisingly...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE RAW segment infuriates mom of Reid, Charlotte Fliehr

WWE crossed the line in its final segment of RAW on Monday night, believes Elizabeth Fliehr, the mother of the late Reid Fliehr and current WWE diva Charlotte believes. Elizabthe Fliehr is an ex-wife of Ric Flair, pro wrestling legend and WWE Hall of Famer.The segment was to feature a contract signing between Charlotte and Paige. As each Diva rolled through their promo, the name...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE Divas Contract Signing Uncreative Yes, Offensive No

The pro wrestling world is furious over the close of WWE RAW and the angle between Charlotte and Paige for the Divas title. While no doubt the angle was controversial, nobody other than the Flair family need to be offended. The angle in question came at the close of the November 16, 2015 Monday Night RAW. Whether it was coincidence or an attempt to piggyback off of the Ronda...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Two WWE Hall of Fame Legends Endorse Cesaro

Cesaro undoubtedly has the support of many fans on social media, but two recent endorsements have gotten people talking. Two of the biggest legends in WWE history are speaking up for Cesaro, one even offering assistance on-camera. Cesaro continues to be one of the most polarizing WWE superstars in 2015. Fans on social media have been championing Swiss athlete while Vince McMahon...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Could this be the WWE moment for Dean Ambrose?

Attention WWE Fans and WWE Management! Could Seth Rollins’ injury be a blessing in disguise? By now, all of you are aware that Seth Rollins has been stripped of the WWE Title due to a knee injury in a match against Kane. Everyone within World Wrestling Entertainment spewed out a collective gasp from they saw. This is bad! Reports say Rollins will be out of action from six...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE Has the Talent to Fill Holes Left by Recent Injuries

“WWE is going down the tubes.” Read that one, haven’t you? Okay, how about “WWE has become a disaster zone.” How’s that one working for you? The fact is that right now, every headline concerning Vince McMahon’s company is negative and every prognosis on WWE’s condition is not good. Basically, it’s all over but the crying. But call me naïve, call me foolish, the...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Eck on Current WWE Period, Roman Reigns, Returns and More

Brian Fritz talks with Kevin Eck of “The Eck Factor” blog about the current time in WWE and if he feels like it is a down period, the crop of young stars, if the perception of Roman Reigns is finally changing, the upcoming Ric Flair “30 for 30” documentary, Superstar Billy Graham and Alberto Del Rio returning to the company, where you can see him and the MCW Tag Team Champions...
Via Between The Ropes
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Ric Flair is getting a 30 for 30 documentary

Past the next couple editions of 30 for 30 announced and scheduled over the rest of this month, we’re a bit fuzzy on the subjects that will be featured in ESPN’s documentary series in the future. Details are scarce. And while details are also scarce on this project that recently began filming, we know the subject – wrestling legend Ric Flair. Legacy Talent posted the following...
Via Awful Announcing
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Motörhead to play NXT TakeOver: London?

As a life long fan of Motörhead and professional wrestling – this gets me giddy. According to Triple H, the legendary London based metal icons known as Motörhead will likely have something to do with NXT’s upcoming TakeOver event in London. BIG NEWS for #NXTLoud and @WWENXT #NXTTakeOver: London coming from meeting with Lemmy yesterday… #StayTuned — Triple H (@TripleH...
Via Fight Booth
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Becky Lynch’s Role in the WWE Divas Revolution

Since the Divas Revolution kicked off in mid-July, nine divas were entangled in three teams. Two of those teams were formed to uphold the dominant Team Bella. With this Revolution came three new faces; three of the four Horsewomen who ran and dominated NXT. Becky Lynch, Charlotte and Sasha Banks came onto Raw that night with a mission, and it was clear with their surprise debuts...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlotte Must Cut Ties With Ric Flair to be a WWE Success

At some point, Ric Flair is going to have to cut the umbilical cord and let Charlotte survive in WWE on her own. After watching Hell in a Cell Sunday night, it has become evident Charlotte’s dispatching of Nikki Bella is a message the fans the company is finally moving in another direction and the daughter of the 16-time world champion will be the centerpiece of the new path. ...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
27 days ago  |  Discuss

WFNY on WWE: Previewing Hell in a Cell

[ED’S NOTE: Finally…wrestling talk…HAS COME BACK…to Waiting For Next Year. Welcome, supporters of the squared circle, to another edition of WFNY on WWE. We’ll grace this space before and after every pay-per-view. We have been less than thrilled with the look of the wrasslin’ landscape recently, but we press on anyhow. Never give up, friends. Never give up.] Derek: We’re...
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October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Pat Patterson Was Just As Good As Ric Flair

In the annals of pro wrestling history, there have been many creative geniuses that have helped make a wrestling organization truly legendary. Vince McMahon, Paul Heyman, Eddie Graham, George Scott, Bill Watts. But one of the true great wrestling minds the business has ever known is a man who some wrestling fans forget, especially as time goes on. That man is Pat Patterson...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Let’s all hop aboard the RJ Hunter bandwagon!!

I am an adult. I’m a grown man, with control of my life and the ability to think through problems rationally and find common sense solutions. Despite this, my attempts to temper my enthusiasm about RJ Hunter are failing miserably. I’ve tried telling myself that I’ve only witnessed meaningless summer league games, and meaningless preseason games against hapless European teams...
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October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: The Rock dancing to 'Hit The Quan' is utterly delightful

Instagram's best Instagrammer did some great Instagramming once again on Friday.The Rock, who does it on Instgram, shared this outstanding video of him busting a move to iHeart Memphis' "Hit the Quan."Because he's The Rock, he added his own touch and threw in a great Ric Flair strut. Post cardio bliss.. #WatchYourStep #CauseImFeelinMyself #IHitAlotOfThings #IncludingTheQuan...
Via Fox Sports
October 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Groom dressed as Ric Flair makes amazing entrance to wedding

No matter if you love or hate professional wrestling, you have to admit that it takes charisma and character to entertain the thousands of people they perform in front of night in and night out. One of the most famous and recognizable characters was the second coming of “The Nature Boy”, 16-time world champion Ric Flair. The “stylin’, profilin’, limousine-riding, jet-flying...
Via Campus Sports Net
October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Hanging up the Belt: Is It Possible?

As you can tell by my bio, I was born and raised in the state of South Carolina. The biggest joke was that it was home to the three R’s: Rednecks, Racin’ and ‘Rastlin. Of course that’s just being stereotypical and we do have more to offer in this glorious state of ours. If you’re wondering what this has to do with the wrestlers and when is it time to stop, I’m getting...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
September 25, 2015  |  Discuss

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! WWEWWE.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 the way to my fingertips. And then, later in...
Via Between The Ropes
September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Can you smell what they're cooking? NFL rookies cut WWE promos

Every wrestling fan knows the importance of mic work. From The Rock to Ric Flair to Stone Cold Steve Austin, their skills on the stick had as much to do with their popularity inside the ring. The video above features several NFL rookies, including Bucs quarterback James Winston, Chargers running back Melvin Gordon, Panthers wide receiver Devin Funchess, Packers quarterback Brett...
Via Fox Sports
September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

What If…Ric Flair Ran For President?

On the third episode of Bacon Shorts by Bacon Sports I play a game of What If…What if Ric Flair ran for President? What if the Cubs win the World Series? What if there is a tape from the night of Patrick Kane’s allegations? What if the SEC got no teams in the college football playoff? What if Iceman didn’t switch to guns indirectly killing Goose?   If you missed any...
Via Bacon Sports
September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: A PaigeBomb just went off in Laredo

R.I.P. Team PCB As pro wrestling fans, we all know that most celebrations don’t end well – right? So when Charlotte’s father, 16-time world champion Ric Flair, introduced his daughter tonight in Laredo, Texas to celebrate the first WWE title of her career, it wasn’t a matter of when the party would be spoiled as much as it was a matter of who would spoil it. Would Team B...
Via Fight Booth
September 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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