Mashiro Sakurai has released another SSB screenshot in the Miiverse, and it appears to show how the stages in Smash Bros. might be used to help you in a fight.
The ropes in the wrestling ring are a means to jump higher. His message read: “The ropes surrounding the ring. You can actually use the stretchiness of the ropes to do a spring jump. However, you can’t pull on them to launch yourself sideways in a lariat attack though.”