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
10 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: NFL Rookies Make Wrestling-Style Promos In Hilarious Video

Most people in their late 20’s and early 30’s grew up with the perfect eras of professional wrestling. As youngsters, it was all about Hulk Hogan, the Undertaker or Macho Man Randy Savage (rest in peace). During our teenage and college years, it turned to The Rock, Stone Cold Steve Austin, dX and the nWo to go along with … The Undertaker. Wrestling is still alive and well,...
Via Gamedayr
11 days ago  |  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
11 days ago  |  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
12 days ago  |  Discuss

The Perpetually Late Recap: Week 3

Appearing at the beginning of each week, this will always show up in an untimely fashion. During this special time, we’ll review what we learned from the weekend’s games, note my terrible picks against the spread, celebrate those who threw interceptions, and look forward to the coming weekend. WHAT WE LEARNED Missouri 9, Connecticut 6 The only question here is by how many...
Via The Belly of the Beast
13 days ago  |  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
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Wrestling Fix: WWE Night of Champions recaps, Undertaker vs. Brock Lesnar in Hell in a Cell, Sting injured and more

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 Night of Champions is in the books. The Between the Ropes crew of Brian Fritz, Michael Wiseman and myself break down the card and talk about where WWE goes from here, including the Undertaker vs. Brock Lesnar rubber match...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Kliff Kingsbury cuts wrestling type promo on Bielema after win

If wasn’t a Ric Flair type WOOOOOO promo but it was the type of post-game interview you don’t typically see in college football. The win for Kliff Kingsbury and Texas Tech over Arkansas and Bret Bielema wasn’t just big on the field. This was personal and Kingsbury lashed out at Bielema during the post-game presser….
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Kliff Kingsbury cuts wrestling type promo on Bielema after win

If wasn’t a Ric Flair type WOOOOOO promo but it was the type of post-game interview you don’t typically see in college football. The win for Kliff Kingsbury and Texas Tech over Arkansas and Bret Bielema wasn’t just big on the field. This was personal and Kingsbury lashed out at Bielema during the post-game presser….
Via The Student Section
15 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE Divas and the Failing Notion of Change

There are times when make believe becomes reality, even in professional wrestling. WWE fans have seen this coming for a long time, almost too long in the company’s desperate need to supply life support for its failing television programming. The Divas Revolution, or its likeness, was supposed to inject life in what was a bathroom break on the schedule for most viewers. At the expense...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Chattanooga, Samford set for Southern showdown

(STATS) - As professional wrestler Ric Flair once put it, "To be the man, you have to beat the man." Samford gets that opportunity Saturday when it hosts reigning Southern Conference champion and 10th-ranked Chattanooga in an early season showdown that could provide the tone for how this conference race unfolds. Despite not being in the STATS FCS Top 25, the Bulldogs have looked...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

WWE and the Roman Reigns Obsession

WWE officials apparently slow playing the inevitable passing of the torch when John Cena ties Ric Flair for the most world title reigns in professional wrestling. According to news from wrestlezone.com, fans do not have to worry about the record being tied until sometime in 2016. But how Cena is said to claim another champion is a bit puzzling to me. It would also appear Vince McMahon...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Fair to Flair?

“That’s not fair to Flair!” Bobby “The Brain” Heenan I’m not one to disappoint “The Brain”, so I figured I’d be exceedingly fair to Flair. How can you not be fair to the fair-haired Flair? How can you not see him as an all-time great? But then again, to be fair is to be “moderately good, though not outstandingly so”, according to Google definition of ‘fair’...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Wrestling Fix: Kurt Angle says he’s leaving TNA and taking a break from wrestling, Ric Flair wants Charlotte vs. Ronda Rousey

Enjoy what we do? Support Between the Ropes on Patreon! Your generous donation will help keep the lights on, and make it possible for us to do even more! The Big Story: Kurt Angle will be stepping away from pro wrestling once his TNA contract expires at the end of the year. Angle will be working Bound for Glory, but he’ll be taking a sabbatical from pro wrestling in 2016. Although...
Via Between The Ropes
26 days ago  |  Discuss

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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September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

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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September 01, 2015  |  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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August 26, 2015  |  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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August 26, 2015  |  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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August 25, 2015  |  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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 25, 2015  |  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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August 24, 2015  |  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...
Via NESN.com
August 24, 2015  |  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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August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Team PCB wins Divas elimination match

The Divas Revolution continued at SummerSlam, when Paige, Becky Lynch and Charlotte (known as Team PCB) defeated Naomi, Sasha Banks and Tamina Snuka of Team B.A.D. and Team Bella, consisting of Bella Twins Brie and Divas Champion Nikki and Alicia Fox. Each woman held their own in the match, though Team B.A.D. was eliminated fairly early, and Team PCB took control from there. Charlotte...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 23, 2015  |  Discuss
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