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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 and Bobby Fish). But it could get...
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WWE Monday Night Raw 4/20/15 Results

WWE Monday Night Raw April 20, 2015 Times Union Center Albany, New York If you missed last week’s edition of WWE Monday Night Raw click here For all of our coverage on the WWE and the Extreme Rules PPV click here The post WWE Monday Night Raw 4/20/15 Results appeared first on Between The Ropes.
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Scott Fishman Talks Possible TNA Wrestling Issues, Tough Enough and WWE Extreme Rules

Scott Fishman — contributor with the Miami Herald — joins the podcast to talk about the financial issues going on with TNA Wrestling including Brian’s recent report on production people being late receiving pay and being shorted money, Taz parting ways with the company and TNA going forward. Plus, they talk about Global Force Wrestling, Tough Enough coming back, some coincidences...
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WWE Announces Search for Tough Enough Competitors

With the reality series Tough Enough returning to the USA Network  this summer, the WWE has officially begun looking for competitors on the show. Here is the press release: STAMFORD, Conn., April 20, 2015 – Beginning today, WWE invites anyone from around the world who believes they have what it takes to be the next WWE Superstar or Diva, to submit a video at WWEToughEnough.com...
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Global Force Wrestling Announces Summer Ballpark Tour

There are still plenty of questions regarding Global Force Wrestling. The group produced the NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 9 event back in January and have announced television tapings in Las Vegas for later this summer. Mind you, the group still hasn’t announced an agreement with any TV network yet. However, the group is moving forward and today announced that it will be doing a summer...
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Taz Details Why He Parted Ways with TNA Wrestling

In the latest edition of his “The Human Podcast Machine” show, Taz went into detail on why he parted ways with TNA Wrestling. While he was very professional about it and said he enjoyed his six-plus years with the company, he did admit that there were recent issues with him not receiving his paycheck. Plus, his contract was coming up this summer and he had reservations about...
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Accentuate the Positives in Wrestling – Week of April 18, 2015

It’s easy to get bogged down in the negativity that exists online when it comes to the world of professional wrestling. Let’s put a pause on the bad stuff, all the complaints, criticisms, rants, and rundowns. Instead, let’s come up for a breath of fresh air, sift through the week that was, and accentuate the positives. Here are your top 3 positives from the week that was:...
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TNA Impact Wrestling 4/17/15 Results

TNA Impact Wrestling April 17, 2015 Universal Studios Orlando, Florida If you missed last week’s edition of Impact Wrestling click here For all of our coverage on TNA click here The post TNA Impact Wrestling 4/17/15 Results appeared first on Between The Ropes.
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WWE SmackDown 4/16/15 Results

SWWE SmackDown April 16, 2015 The 02 Arena London, England If you missed last week’s edition of WWE SmackDown click here For all of our coverage on the WWE and Extreme Rules click here The post WWE SmackDown 4/16/15 Results appeared first on Between The Ropes.
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Lucha Underground 4/15/15 Results

Lucha Underground April 15, 2015 The Temple Boyle Heights, California If you missed last week’s edition of Lucha Underground click here For all of our coverage on Lucha Underground click here Dairo Cueto Segment:  AeroStar was outside staring at Downtown Los Angeles. Cueto approached him. Cueto asked AeroStar if he got his inspiration from the heavens, the Cosmos. Cueto said...
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Curtis Axel Explains How Long He Has Been in the WWE Royal Rumble

You know, Curtis Axel really does have a beef when it comes to this year’s Royal Rumble. Since then, Axelmania was born and is running wild in the WWE. While on the current European tour, Axel took it one step further and explained that he’s been in the Rumble a lot longer than anyone knew. Yeah that’s right — Curtis Axel has been in the Rumble now for eight years! The great...
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New WWE 2K Game Released

2K released a brand new mobile game in their burgeoning WWE portfolio this morning. Best of all? There’s no free-to-play in site. That’s right, folks, we’re talking an honest-to-goodness wrestling game. The game is titled, simply, WWE 2K. It’s available on both the App Store for iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch), and the Amazon Appstore (Android devices) for $7.99. No...
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WWE NXT 4/15/15 Results

WWE NXT April 15, 2015 Full Sail University Winter Park, Florida If you missed last week’s edition of WWE NXT click here For all of our coverage on the WWE and Extreme Rules click here First Match: CJ Parker vs. Solomon Crowe Crowe knocked Parker off the apron with a triangle lariat and then wiped him out at ringside with a suicide dive. Back in the ring, Crowe charged at Parker...
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Taz Officially Parts Ways with TNA Wrestling

The situation between Taz and TNA Wrestling had been tense lately with the commentator not going to Nashville releasing to voice upcoming editions of Impact after he did not receive his paycheck. He had already removed every mention of TNA from his Twitter page and today he and the company officially parted ways with John Gaburick making the official announcement. After 5+ years...
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Daniel Bryan Pulled from WWE European Tour

There has been plenty of talk that Daniel Bryan is once again dealing with some type of injury.  In fact, we discussed that on the latest Between The Ropes podcast. That explains why he has only been in tag-team and six-man tag matches over the last few words. Today, the WWE announced that Bryan has been pulled from the remainder of its European Tour but said it was being done as...
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Briscoe Brothers Staying with Ring of Honor, Sign New Deal

There have been rumors swirling for months that the Briscoe Brothers may be leaving Ring of Honor and jumping to the WWE. It hasn’t been a secret that the WWE was interested in the duo several years ago and is again as they build up NXT to go on the road by the end of the year. Well, the Briscoes aren’t going anywhere with ROH announcing today that #Demboys have signed a new two...
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Report: Issues Brewing Between Taz, TNA Wrestling

It looks like there are problems between TNA Wrestling and Taz who has been with the company for years as their color commentator. PWInsider.com is reporting that Taz did not fly to Nashville last Thursday to do the commentary for several upcoming edition of Impact Wrestling alongside play-by-play announcer Josh Mathews. According to the report, pay issues led to him not boarding...
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Seth Rollins Knew About Title Win ‘Later Than People Assume’

A big part of being the WWE World Heavyweight Champion is not only what you do in the ring but also outside of the ring, representing the company everywhere you go. That means handling plenty of media and current champion Seth Rollins was handling his duties while overseas this week speaking with the UK outlet The Independent. Of course, the question came up about when he knew he...
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The Flagship: WWE Raw is London Baby, Injuries, TNA Broadcast Change and Questions

It’s the weekly Flagship podcast with Brian and Michael as they guys talk about WWE Raw from London, new stipulations for the upcoming Extreme Rules PPV, fans jumping into the ring and how wrestlers used to deal with that, several injuries to the WWE roster, the new class training at the Performance Center with NXT, Michael’s problem with the WWE Network, a possible change...
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WWE RAW Hangover: Taxicab Confessions

You never know quite what you’re going to get with these overseas RAW tapings, but the recent trend has seen guys turn face and/or heel as WWE concludes its ‘WrestleMania Revenge’ tour. Last night’s wrestling-heavy show was no different. But was it any good? Read on to find out… Complete WWE RAW Results from 4/13/2015 Matches Having John Cena open the show against Bad...
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WWE Monday Night Raw 4/13/15 Results

WWE Monday Night Raw April 13, 2015 The 02 Arena London, England If you missed last week’s edition of WWE Monday Night Raw click here For all of our coverage on the WWE and the Extreme Rules PPV click here The post WWE Monday Night Raw 4/13/15 Results appeared first on Between The Ropes.
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Latest Canvas 2 Canvas Episode Features The Rock ‘n’ Sock Connection

WWE’s YouTube channel is back with another episode of the popular Canvas 2 Canvas series, this time featuring “The Great One” and Mrs. Foley’s Baby Boy. For those who don’t know, Canvas 2 Canvas is an ongoing WWE short that follows famed artist Rob Schamberger as he recreates iconic moments from wrestling history in his unique style. Schamberger has already painted superstars...
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Accentuate the Positives in Wrestling – Week of April 11, 2015

It’s easy to get bogged down in the negativity that exists online when it comes to the world of professional wrestling. Let’s put a pause on the bad stuff, all the complaints, criticisms, rants, and rundowns. Instead, let’s come up for a breath of fresh air, sift through the week that was, and accentuate the positives. Here are your top 3 positives from the week that was:...
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TNA Impact Wrestling 4/10/15 Results

TNA Impact Wrestling April 10, 2015 Universal Studios Orlando, Florida If you missed last week’s edition of TNA Impact Wrestling click here For all of our coverage on TNA Impact Wrestling click here The post TNA Impact Wrestling 4/10/15 Results appeared first on Between The Ropes.
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Prominent Journalist Criticizes ESPN Coverage of WWE

It’s no secret that WWE has been in good graces with ESPN for quite a while now. From prominent cross-promotion with sports broadcaster Michelle Beadle, to live SportsCenter coverage of WrestleMania 31 immediately following the show, WWE has benefited from an increased presence on America’s sports juggernaut. But some journalists aren’t very happy about it. Best. Day. Ever...
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