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Brian Fritz talks with a rotating cast of top wrestling stars, media members and longtime friends about the latest happening in pro wrestling with their entertaining and educated insight.

Brian Fritz talks with a rotating cast of top wrestling stars, media members and longtime friends about the latest happening in pro wrestling with their entertaining and educated insight.
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Brian Fritz talks with a rotating cast of top wrestling stars, media members and longtime friends about the latest happening in pro wrestling with their entertaining and educated insight.






Trent Barreta on Indie Scene, Tag Teams Success, Smoking + Stupid Bumps (Ep 657)

Trent Barreta opens up on his career that has him wrestling in Ring of Honor, New Japan and PWG, the various tag teams he's been a part of from Roppongi Vice with Rocky Romero to the Best Friends with Chuck Taylor, taking stupid bumps, smoking during a match, and being a part of the current indie scene where just about anything can happen.


Monday Night Rollins, Elimination Chamber Preview, JJ in WWE HOF (Ep. 656)

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss the nearly two-hour gauntlet match on WWE Raw including an incredible performance by Seth Rollins, if this will lead to the company featuring him more, the Ronda Rousey video package, this Sunday's Elimination Chamber along with predictions, what has happened to SmackDown recently, Jeff Jarrett going into the WWE Hall of Fame, WWE business, Ring of Honor's "Honor Club" streaming service, and your questions.


WWE WrestleMania Rumors, Ronda Rousey Contract Signing, Ziggler Returns (Ep 655)

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss the upcoming Ronda Rousey signing with the RAW brand, how WWE is missing an opportunity, a potential feud with Stephanie McMahon and what her match may be at WrestleMania, where Seth Rollins and others possible fit at WrestleMania, Braun Strowman as the likable monster, the return of Dolph Ziggler and why he has been such a puzzling figure, more from RAW and SmackDown over the past week, changes to Elimination Chamber and Fastlane, WWE looking to have...


Booking John Cena, NEW IMPROVED 205 Live, Bullet Club Redefining in '18 (Ep 654)

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 if' with Impact Wrestling, the Bullet Club redefining how wrestling is done in 2018, and answers to your questions.


Royal Rumble & NXT TakeOver Reviews, Ronda Rousey Debuts (Ep. 653)

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss Ronda Rousey making her WWE debut and what her first match might be come WrestleMania 34, one of the best Royal Rumble matches in years, NXT TakeOver: Philadelphia including the incredibly emotional Andrade Almas - Johnny Gargano match, how WrestleMania 34 is shaping up, RAW and SmackDown, the new 205 Live GM Drake Maverick, NJPW news and notes including the Golden Lovers reuniting, and your questions.


BONUS: XFL is Back, WWE Royal Rumble & NXT TakeOver Predictions (Ep. 652)

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss the return of the XFL and what Vince McMahon did and didn't say during the introductory press conference regarding the league, then preview both the WWE Royal Rumble and NXT TakeOver including possible surprises, scenarios, predictions, and what will be the best match of the weekend and the better show.


Enzo Fired, WWE RAW 25 Reaction, Looking Ahead to Royal Rumble (Ep. 651)

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss WWE releasing Enzo Amore following serious allegations, WWE RAW 25 including the "Stone Cold" Steve Austin / Vince McMahon segment,The Undertaker's cryptic promo, The Miz defeating Roman Reigns for the Intercontinental Championship, ticked off fans at the Manhattan Center, and why the show was a missed opportunity, along with a look ahead towards this Sunday's Royal Rumble.


Paige Career Ending Injury, Raw25 Speculation, Daniel Bryan Rumble Odds (Ep 650)

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss Paige's injury that will reportedly end her WWE in-ring career, Braun Strowman being fired and re-hired in the same night on Raw, Seth Rollins brings gets his finisher back, all of the legends scheduled to appear on Raw 25 and speculation on what will happen at the big show, Daniel Bryan rumors after his Royal Rumble odds change, Roman Reigns accusations and his statement regarding them, Ricochet, War Machine and Candice LaRae signing with WWE, who...


INTERVIEWS — Court Bauer and Tom Lawlor Talk MLW + 'Zero Hour' Event (Ep. 648)

It's MLW day on the podcast! Brian Fritz talks with MLW founder and CEO Court Bauer about the upcoming 'Zero Hour' event, the return of MLW live events, the business plan going forward, and remembering Kenny Omega when he was in the WWE developmental system. Then, 'Filthy' Tom Lawlor talks about 'MLW: Zero Hour', transitioning to pro wrestling while under UFC suspension, if and when he would like to fight again, and if he can do both MMA and pro wrestling at the same time. Support Between...


BONUS: Wrestle Kingdom 12 Reactions (Ep. 647)

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman rundown the New Japan 'Wrestle Kingdom 12' event including Chris Jericho versus Kenny Omega, Kazuchika Okada against Tetsuya Naito for the IWGP Heavyweight Championship match, other standout moments from the show, the overall feel of the event and storytelling, along with fallout and what is next in New Japan.


WWE Raw is Wacky, Bringing in 2018, Chris Jericho Controversy (Ep. 646)

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss bringing in the new year and their New Year's stories, the week in WWE television including Sami Zayn and Kevin Owens fun to #RusevDay along with a wacky edition of Raw featuring a destructive Braun Strowman, why 205 Live is a joke and more or less dead, the Miz coming back, dead crowds, the Chris Jericho controversy leading into Wrestle Kingdom 12, Daniel Bryan's recent statement about a potential WWE in-ring return, and lots of your questions.


Between The Ropes 2018 Predictions, E-mail Extravaganza (Ep. 645)

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman make their 2018 wrestling predictions including who will be hold either the WWE Championship or Universal Championship the longest, John Cena's role in the new year, stars that could make a comeback, who may jump to other promotions, possible NXT callups, WWE business including their next TV deal and more. Plus, the guys blowout the final podcast of the year answering lots of your questions. Make sure to subscribe to Between The Ropes on iTunes, Google Play,...


Between The Ropes Best of 2017: Day 2 (Ep. 644)

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman are joined by Matt Fowler of for the second of two "Year in Wrestling 2017" shows discussing these four categories: — Brand of the Year — Biggest News Story of the Year — Wrestler of the Year — Match of the Year Support our Patreon Follow us Twitter — Facebook — YouTube —


Between The Ropes Best of 2017: Day 1 (Ep. 643)

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman are joined by Spencer Davies for the first of two "Year in Wrestling 2017" shows as they run down six categories including: - Feud of the Year - Breakout Star of the Year - Tag-Team of the Year - Most Memorable Moment - Damaged Angle of the Year - PPV/Show of the Year


​Vince Bringing Back XFL?, Clash of Champions Review, Women's Movement (Ep. 642)

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss rumors of the XFL's return, if it makes sense for Vince McMahon to sell the WWE right now, Clash of Champions and fallout from the show, the announcement of the women's Royal Rumble and where the women's movement is now in WWE, Hideo Itami's debut on Monday, if we'll be watching Raw on Christmas night, The Shield reunion ending, and your questions.


WWE Clash of Champions, Woken Matt Hardy Broken, Jericho/Omega Attacks (Ep. 640)

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss NXT one-night special on USA Network and if that could be permament in the future, Raw and SmackDown including the latest Matt Hardy segment and if WWE is already going overboard, Clash of Champions preview and picks, Chris Jericho and Kenny Omega attacking one another at separate events leading to their match at NJPW Wrestle Kingdom 12, and more including your questions.


Woken Matt Hardy Debut, Ronda Rousey in WWE, Shane McMahon Heel? (Ep. 639)

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss the WWE debut of 'Woken" Matt Hardy and if WWE will allow him creative freedom and the Broken Universe, if Shane McMahon is turning heel and how Daniel Bryan fits in the storyline, Roman Reigns claims that he's the best in-ring performer in the world, report of Ronda Rousey signing with WWE, Cody and Bullet Club close to announcing big show, and your questions.


Mick Foley On 20 Years of Hell, Alexa Bliss Talks WWE 2K18 + Past Year (Ep. 638)

Brian Fritz talks with WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley about hs upcoming #20YearsOfHell tour, his infamous 'Hell in a Cell' match against The Undertaker, how important Santa Claus is to him personally and the difficulty he had in releasing his latest book 'Saint Mick". Then, WWE Raw Women's Champion Alexa Bliss talks about the WWE 2K18 video game which is now available on Ninendo Switch, her past year on the main roster, working on a Disney show, and Raw on Christmas day.


WWE Starrcade Review, 'Woken' Matt Hardy, Potential Indie Supershow (Ep. 637)

Brian Fritz and Michael Wiseman discuss the WWE Starrcade event in Greensboro which Michael attended, the Bullet Club's attempt at filling a 10,000-seat indie supershow and who they're hoping will be a part of it, Impact Wrestling 's big chance and what it means for talent, "Broken" Matt Hardy coming to WWE, Raw and SmackDown from this past week, a potential return by The Undertaker along with your questions.


Daniel Bryan Wrestling, Survivor Series, Remembering Montreal Screwjob (Ep. 635)

Brian and Michael discuss Daniel Bryan's likely return to the ring and if it could be with WWE, the lead up to Survivor Series along with predictions for the show including various scenarios for the Team Raw vs. Team SmackDown match and Brock Lesnar squaring off against AJ Styles, NXT TakeOver: War Games the night before, looking back at the infamous 'Montreal Screwjob' following it's 20-year anniversary and its affect on Bret Hart, along with your questions.


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