Wrestling Inside the Ropes Podcast

Wrestling Inside the Ropes Podcast

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AEW vs WWE - Is it time to end the WWE Draft?

James Stewart and Mike Riley talk about the differences in All Elite Wrestling and WWE. Should the WWE end the draft?  Wrestling Inside the Ropes is brought to you by Boom Boom Games in Billerica, MA. Check them out on line at  https://www.facebook.com/BoomBoomGamesLLCor in person ...  Show more

Mike Riley with former WWE/NXT Superstar FANDANGO

Mike Riley spoke with former WWE/NXT start Fandango "Dango" talks about breaking into the wrestling business and working his way up to WWE where he wrestled Hall of Famer Chris Jericho at Wrestlemania 29.  Plus he discusses the state of pro wrestling today and has advice to any w ...  Show more

WWE 2021 Extreme Rules Recap

James Stewart and Mike Riley recap WWE Extreme Rules. Wrestling Inside the Ropes is brought to you by Boom Boom Games in Billerica, MA. Check them out on line at  https://www.facebook.com/BoomBoomGamesLLCor in person306 Boston Rd, North Billerica, MA978-294-2114 E-mail the show Wr ...  Show more

Mike Riley's AEW Grand Slam thoughts

Mike Riley's five take aways from All Elite Wrestling's GRAND SLAM show on Wednesday Night.  What's next for Cody Rhodes? Omega and Danielson rematch? Britt Baker, Sting & Darby Allin, and CM Punk.   

AEW Grand Slam Recap

James Stewart gave some quick thoughts on All Elite Wrestling Grand Slam on Wednesday Night featuring Omega vs Danielson, Cody getting boo'ed, Happy CM Punk and Britt Baker in the main event.  

Big E is the New WWE Champion

James Stewart and Mike Riley talk about Big E cashing in his Money in the Bank contract to capture the WWE Championship from Bobby Lashley.  NXT News and Notes AEW News and Notes WWE Extreme Rules thoughts Wrestling Inside the Ropes is brought to you by Boom Boom Games in Billeri ...  Show more

Is Kevin Owens leaving WWE?

James Stewart and Mike Riley talked about the reporting that Kevin Owens contract is up and he might be leaving WWE for AEW in the future, the 2021 PWI 500 rankings, the Roman vs Balor build and James shot down the reporting about Adam Cole becoming a manager in WWE.  

WWE Superstar Jeff Hardy

James Stewart talked with Jeff Hardy about his chase of the 24/7 championship, working with Karrion Kross, what's next for him in the short and long term, his relationship with Vince McMahon, real life incidents turning into storylines and his career highlights.  WWE returns to t ...  Show more

AEW 2021 All Out Recap

James Stewart and Mike Riley recap the return of CM Punk, the debut of Adam Cole and Bryan Danielson at All Elite Wrestling's PPV event All Out. Wrestling Inside the Ropes is brought to you by Boom Boom Games in Billerica, MA. Check them out on line at  https://www.facebook.com/Bo ...  Show more

All Elite Wrestling 2021 All Out Preview

James Stewart and Mike Riley preview All Elite Wrestling's All Out Event. AEW World Championship: Kenny Omega (c) vs. Christian CageCM Punk vs. Darby AllinAEW Women's Championship: Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D. vs. Kris StatlanderAEW Tag Team Championships: Young Bucks (c) vs. Lucha Br ...  Show more

CM Punk returns to Pro Wrestling (AEW) and 2021 WWE Summer Slam recap

James Stewart and Mike Riley discuss the return of CM Punk to pro wrestling on AEW's Rampage show on Friday 8/20/21.   James and Mike recap WWE's Summer Slam event on Saturday night 8/21/21.    This week Wrestling Inside the Ropes is brought to you by Boom Boom Games in Billerica ...  Show more

Matt Taven, Ring of Honor

James Stewart spoke with Ring of Honor Wrestler Matt Taven about his blood feud with Vincent, wrestling in a steel cage, Ring of Honor being in front of fans again, Bandido upset win at BITW, other good things in ROH.  On the ROHwrestling website, there is a wonderful timeline st ...  Show more

WWE Summer Slam 2021 Preview

James Stewart, Mike Riley and Joe Murray preview WWE Summer Slam 2021.  This week Wrestling Inside the Ropes is brought to you by Boom Boom Games in Billerica, MA. Check them out on line at  https://www.facebook.com/BoomBoomGamesLLCor in person306 Boston Rd, North Billerica, MA978 ...  Show more

Matt Cardona, GCW Champion

James Stewart and Mike Riley spoke with Matt Cardona, host of @majorwfpod, @majorlandpod, & #MCTrueLongIslandStory about his upcoming show at Kowloon, his GCW Championship win, winning the Intercontinental Championship at Wrestlemania in Dallas and his love for collecting figures ...  Show more

Is WWE about to be sold? Who beats Roman Reigns? Has Cody retired?

James Stewart is joined by the New Age Insiders, Eddie McCabe and Chris McGue, they talk about the possible sale of WWE, who beats Roman Reigns for the Universal Champion, CM Punks return, the Adam Page story and is Cody Rhodes retired? This week Wrestling Inside the Ropes is bro ...  Show more

WWE Hall of Famer Hacksaw Jim Duggan with Mike Riley

Mike Riley spoke with WWE Hall of Famer Hacksaw Jim Duggan He shares stories about his life and times in pro wrestling, discusses the state of pro wrestling today and has advice to any wrestlers looking to break into the business. Follow Hacksaw on Twitter: @OfficialHacksaw  Foll ...  Show more

WWE Releases Bray Wyatt - Chris Jericho beats Nick Gage in a Death Match

James Stewart and Mike Riley discussed the release of Bray Wyatt from WWE, Chris Jericho and Nick Gage having a Death Match on TNT and what's going on with the Adam Page story. Plus, when will CM Punk return to pro wrestling?   This week Wrestling Inside the Ropes is brought to y ...  Show more

CM Punk and Bryan Danielson are signing with AEW

James Stewart and Mike Riley talk about the reports of CM Punk and Bryan Danielson returning to pro wrestling and specifically All Elite Wrestling.  Mike and James also talked about John Cena's return to WWE, his story with Roman Reigns and Nikki Cross winning the RAW Women's Cha ...  Show more

John Cena has returned to WWE - 2021 Money In The Bank Recap

James Stewart and Mike Riley talk about John Cena's return to WWE and recap WWE's Money in the Bank event. 

WWE Superstar Drew McIntyre

James Stewart spoke with WWE Superstar Drew McIntyre about his upcoming Money in the Bank ladder match this Sunday, his run as WWE Champion in the Thunderdome, his thoughts on working with Roman Reigns and Bill Goldberg and his relationship with Vince McMahon.  WWE Raw returns to ...  Show more

WWE Superstar Kofi Kingston

James Stewart spoke with WWE Superstar Kofi Kingston about returning to shows with a live crowd, his upcoming WWE Championship match with Bobby Lashley at WWE Money in the Bank, his run to the WWE Championship at Wrestlemania 35 and if there's ever been a conversation about a feu ...  Show more

2021 Money In The Bank Preview

James Stewart, Mike Riley and Joe Murray preview the WWE Money in the Bank event. They open with their thoughts on the Women’s Money in the Bank ladder match featuring Asuka vs. Naomi vs. Alexa Bliss vs. Nikki Cross vs. Liv Morgan vs. Zelina Vega vs. two more TBD and who might be ...  Show more

Kevin Nash with Joe Murray

Joe Murray spoke with Kevin Nash about the 25 year anniversary of the nWo and his experiences in Boston.  @RealKevinNash & Scott Hall will be in town this Saturday doing meet & greets  @sportsworld86 10-12PM@HHideoutToys 4-6PM Reserve Tickets http://supersalesofwrestling.myshopif ...  Show more

AEW was Dynamite on Wednesday Night

James Stewart talks about what an excellent show AEW Dynamite was and details the stories of Cody, Jericho vs MJF, the Young Bucks and Kenny Omega vs Adam Page story leading in to what we expect to be their championship match at AEW All Out in Chicago. 

Bash at the Beach 1996 Watch Along

Watch along with James Stewart and Mike Riley as they re live WCW Bash at the Beach 1996. It’s the 25 year anniversary of WCW Bash at the Beach when Hulk Hogan turned to the dark side. To watch along on the Peacock network: Click WWE Type into the search bar “Bash at the Beach” S ...  Show more

Edge has returned to WWE to challenge Roman Reigns at Money in the Bank

James Stewart and Mike Riley open up talking about the return of Edge to WWE TV and potential matches moving forward for Edge and Roman Reigns. 14:40: James and Mike share thoughts on Kofi Kingston’s promo with MVP on Monday Night Raw about WWE Champion Bobby Lashley. 19:28: Mike ...  Show more

WWE 2021 Hell in a Cell Recap

James Stewart and Mike Riley recap WWE Hell in a Cell.    This week Wrestling Inside the Ropes is brought to you by Boom Boom Games in Billerica, MA. Check them out on line at  https://www.facebook.com/BoomBoomGamesLLCor in person306 Boston Rd, North Billerica, MA978-294-2114 E-ma ...  Show more

Is the Rock coming back to WWE at Survivor Series?

Start: James Stewart and Mike Riley open the show discussing the rumor that the Rock might be coming back to WWE as early as Survivor Series to start the build of a Roman Reigns vs Rock match.  James and Mike talk about Rey Mysterio challenging Roman Reigns to a match inside Hell ...  Show more

WWE Announces Summer Slam in Vegas, what could the main events be?

James Stewart opens talking about WWE announcing Summer Slam will take place in Las Vegas on Saturday, August 21 at 8 p.m. ET.  James speculates on the main events of Summer Slam centering around Roman Reigns, Bobby Lashley, Brock Lesnar and John Cena.  James talks about why he w ...  Show more

AEW 2021 Double or Nothing Recap

James Stewart and Mike Riley open this week’s show by sharing their biggest takeaway from All Elite Wrestling’s Double or Nothing Pay Per View Event. 6:36 – James and Mike talk about their match of the night with the Young Bucks retaining their Tag Team Championship over Jon Moxl ...  Show more