Author - Colin Vassallo

Raw rating for 04/24/2017

Judging from the Raw viewership, fans really thought Raw was trash as the show did 3,007,000 viewers for last night, the second lowest number of 2017 so far. That is down 339,000 viewers from last week. Hour one did 2,999,000 viewers, followed by 3,141,000 in the second hour, and 2,881,000 in the third and final hour. The 2.99 million viewers of...

Vince McMahon biopic lands at TriStar Pictures

The Hollywood Report is carrying an exclusive story saying that TriStar Pictures is getting their hands on the biopic about WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon. The movie is titled Pandemonium with Glenn Ficarra and John Requa in talks to direct. The duo are directors and executive producers of the hit television drama This Is Us. Craig A. Williams...

Jim Ross unveils artwork of upcoming biography book

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross unveiled the cover of his upcoming biography book Slobberknocker: My Life in Wrestling in a post on Twitter. The book will be published by Skyhorse Publishing and will be released in October of this year. It’s co-written by Paul O’Brien, an award-winning filmmaker and bestselling author from Wexford, Ireland. WWE...

WWE to hold four-day tryout in Dubai starting tomorrow

WWE today announced that it will visit the United Arab Emirates this week in search of the next generation of WWE Superstars by holding a four-day talent tryout in Dubai from April 26 to 29. The event, which will be hosted at the newly constructed Dubai Opera House, will give 40 men and women from the Middle East and India the opportunity to...

Battleground 2017 tickets on sale now

Tickets for the Smackdown-only pay-per-view Battleground are currently on sale, a show which will take place on July 23 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Ticket prices are $25, $55, $75, $125, $175, $350, and $500 for ringside which will also include the commemorative chair. Platinum seats are also available for $400, $700...

Dumpster match on Monday Night Raw tonight

Raw tonight will feature a gimmick match which has not been seen on television in quite a while as Kalisto will take on the monster Braun Strowman in a dumpster match. The match comes after last week, Strowman threw Kalisto in a dumpster while he was destroying everyone backstage and the former NXT and WWE Tag Team title holder then challenged...

Big Poppa Pump Scott Steiner returns to Impact Wrestling

Sound the alarms and take cover as one of the most controversial wrestlers has made his in-ring return at Impact last night. Former WCW champion Big Poppa Pump Scott Steiner showed up at the television tapings and will also be at the Slammiversary pay-per-view. Steiner has not worked for Impact since 2012, which was his second stint with the...

Matt Sydal returns to Impact Wrestling after 12 years

Following the return of Low Ki to Impact Wrestling, another former star made his return during the television tapings this weekend. Matt Sydal, formerly known as Evan Bourne in WWE, returned to Impact 12 years after his last outing in the company then known as TNA. His first run in TNA only lasted a year and was mainly used as an enhancement...

Tajiri announces he is leaving WWE

WWE cruiserweight Tajiri announced on his Twitter that he is leaving WWE and returning to Japan, just months after signing a new deal with the company. Tajiri said that even though his knee injury has healed and WWE doctors gave him the okay to return, being 46 years of age is “risky” to step back in a WWE ring. Tajiri signed a full-time deal...

Mauro Ranallo departs WWE, company and JBL issue statements

Mauro Ranallo has officially left WWE according to an exclusive story by Newsweek. Ranallo confirmed the news via statement issued to the publication but refused to blame JBL for his departure. “WWE and I have mutually agreed to part ways. It has nothing to do with JBL,” Ranallo told Newsweek by e-mail. A WWE spokesperson confirmed Ranallo’s...

Ric Flair gives his own version of events from the bar incident

Speaking on The Dan Le Batard Show on ESPN, “Nature Boy” Ric Flair gave his own version of events of the bar incident which happened a few weeks ago in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Flair said that while he was at The Deck at the Gas House located at 305 E Superior St bar, he politely asked if they could put the Masters golf tournament on TV. The...

Low Ki returns to Impact Wrestling, wins X Division title

Former 3-time X Division champion Low Ki returned to Impact during last night’s episode as the surprise sixth entrant in a match for the X Division title. Low Ki’s return was a very successful one as by the end of the match, he walked out of the six-sided ring with the gold, beating Andrew Everett, Sonjay Dutt, Dezmond Xavier, Suicide, and...

Chris Jericho to appear in season premiere of Tanked tonight

Chris Jericho will be part of the season premiere of Tanked tonight on Animal Planet starting at 10PM ET. Jericho is described as an “aquarium aficionado” who has passed his love of fish to his three kids who are thrilled to have a hand in the design of their new tank, built by the two hosts and their company. The show features Wayde King and...

Lana practices her new dance entrance routine at NXT event

The next time Lana will be making her way to the ring during a Smackdown Live episode, she won’t be walking down the ramp…but dancing down the ramp. Lana, along with her husband Rusev, have been moved to Smackdown from Raw during the Superstar Shake-up and Lana will now be involved in the women’s division rather than just being Rusev’s...

Impact returns on UK television screens tonight

After an absence of three months, Impact Wrestling returns on television screens in the United Kingdom tonight on Spike UK starting at 9PM GMT. The deal includes new episodes of Impact premiering less than 24 hours after the broadcast airs in the United States on POP as well as Impact pay-per-views, One Night Only specials, and Xplosion, which...

Trailer for Wrestling with Chyna documentary released

The trailer of Wrestling with Chyna, the documentary that was being shot on the former WWE Women’s and Intercontinental champion before she passed away, has been released on YouTube today by director Erik Angra. A Kickstarter campaign to fund the documentary – with a goal of $10,000 – was reached in July 2015 with nearly $13,000...