| Jun 13, 2014
| 5:29 PM
LOS ANGELES - Pat Patterson, a WWE exec and WWE Hall of Fame wrestler, came out publicly as a gay man for the first time in the season finale of WWE reality series "Legends' House."
The emotional admission arrived during dinner while reflecting on...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 5:39 AM
A week after a RAW filled with returns and new storylines, RAW from Montreal this week featured storyline development and in-ring action.
The main angle for RAW revolved around the main event at Battleground, as John Cena, Roman Reigns, Randy Orton...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The Money In the Bank pay-per-view has become a cornerstone event for the WWE every year. This year is no exception, though for different reasons than usual.
With the vacated WWE World Heavyweight title, this feels like a reset of the main-event...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 4:20 AM
Sunday night's Money In The Bank ended with a familiar sight: John Cena celebrating as he became the WWE world heavyweight champion.
Cena outlasted seven other men to achieve his goal this time. The match was actually fairly brutal, even for a ladder...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 4:33 AM
Over the years, we've seen many "passing the torch" moments in pro wrestling. On Sunday night, we added another to the list when The Shield convincingly beat Evolution.
If you read my prediction column, you saw that I had predicted Evolution, though I...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 2:17 PM
My friend Daryl and I have had IronPigs season tickets since the team's inception seven years ago, and we've gotten to know some of the people who sit around us very well.
But the person we talk about most often is someone who attended only one game....
| Mar 1, 2014
| 5:00 PM
Welcome to Between the Ropes, a blog that will focus on the latest WWE and MMA news. My name is Brian Fritz, and I have been chronicling pro wrestling and mixed martial arts for 16 years via a variety of blogs and radio shows, including here with the...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 9:43 AM
Former professional wrestler The Ultimate Warrior died Tuesday night at the age of 54, becoming the third pro wrestler to pass away this year.
The Ultimate Warrior, who legally changed his name to Warrior but was born Jim Hellwig, joins Big Daddy V...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 9:45 PM
Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson
Former Trinidad and Tobago leader held by Islamic rebels
Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson, 87, a former Trinidad and Tobago prime minister who was held hostage for days and shot during a bloody 1990 coup attempt,...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 8:59 AM
A man known as "Mark the Knife" is famous for balancing a lawn mower on his chin. A few weekends ago, he performed his act in Berwyn, in which he whipped cigars out of people's mouths and stuck a scorpion down his pants. It took place at a bar on Ogden...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 12:56 PM
Pro wrestler Colt Cabana pretends to hurt people for a living. The 33-year-old Deerfield native has been doing it for 15 years, briefly in WWE but mostly on the independent scene. But the punch he delivered to actor Michael Cera’s groin in late...