Author - Colin Vassallo

Campaign launched to help Jerry Lynn cover medical expenses

Jerry Lynn

Former ECW champion Jerry Lynn will be undergoing several surgeries to correct the injuries he sustained throughout his 25 year wrestling career and a GoFundMe.com campaign has been set up to help pay the bills. Lynn – who wrestled for WCW, ECW, ROH, WWE, and TNA – will have neck surgery to remove bone spurs, replace three degenerative...

Roddy Piper funeral service set for August 12

Roddy Piper

The funeral services for Rowdy Roddy Piper will be held on August 12 in Portland, Oregon. WWE happens to be in Portland for a Smackdown taping on August 11 and the funeral service most likely was delayed to allow anyone working the show to remain in Portland for an extra day to attend the service. Wednesday is typically a day off for WWE...

Paige on the Stone Cold Podcast tonight on the WWE Network

Paige

Two time WWE Divas champion Paige will be the special guest on the Steve Austin Podcast tonight on the WWE Network, airing immediately right after Monday Night Raw ends. This will be Austin’s fourth podcast on the Network following those with Vince McMahon, Triple H, and Paul Heyman. According to several sources, Paige was not supposed to be the...

Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka diagnosed with stomach cancer

Jimmy Snuka

Carole Sunka, the wife of WWE Hall of Famer “Superfly” Jimmy Snuka, announced in an interview with Bill Apter on 1Wrestling.com that her husband is suffering from stomach cancer. Carole broke the news that Jimmy was not there because he’s going through some rough times as he just returned from hospital on Friday after undergoing cancer...

WWE champ Seth Rollins responds to Dana White’s tweet

Seth Rollins

The war of words between Dana White and wrestling fans went on and on yesterday with some saying that they have canceled their order for UFC 190 on pay-per-view due to White’s disrespectful comments. TNA’s Jeremy Borash said that he canceled the order, which prompted White to reply that it’s free in the UK, “goofball.” Borash outlined...

Titus O’Neil takes group of homeless people to lunch

Titus O'Neil

Titus O’Neil’s act of kindness is getting him a lot of publicity after he posted on Instagram that he took a group of homeless people to lunch. The first outing in San Diego at the Yardhouse restaurant didn’t go down so well as the manager “seemed distant” in serving the two homeless with O’Neil. The WWE Superstar eventually gathered...

Tweet from UFC President Dana White lights up wrestling fans

Dana White

UFC President Dana White seemingly pissed off the Internet wrestling community today after replying to a WWE fan on Twitter who said he would have liked to see Rousey fight today but “our PPV’s are only $9.99” and “Vince got you beat.” White replied back to the fan with the Twitter username RKORollins saying, “I hear u bro but fake...

Rumors pop up that WWE want ZZ eliminated from Tough Enough

Tough Enough

The latest rumors popping up are that WWE want Tough Enough competitor ZZ eliminated from the competition and a 3 minute video of coach Billy Gunn tearing ZZ a new one during training was uploaded on the Tough Enough website to encourage fans to not vote for him. ZZ has been in the bottom three multiple times and has always managed to stay alive...

Roddy Piper’s family releases statement, asks for privacy

Roddy Piper

The family of Rowdy Roddy Piper posted a small statement on Piper’s Facebook page which has been flooded with condolences from fans around the world. “Our family is saddened by the sudden passing of our father and beloved husband, Roderick Toombs aka Rowdy Roddy Piper. Please respect our family’s privacy during this difficult period,”...

John Cena taken off live events, Raw, and Australia tour

John Cena

United States champion John Cena has been taken off from the weekend live events and the upcoming tour of Australia due to his broken nose. Cena, who suffered his broken nose at the hands (or knee for that matter) of Seth Rollins last week, has also been taken off from Monday’s Raw in San Jose. Brock Lesnar is scheduled to be on the show. The...

Major news outlets cover Roddy Piper’s passing

Roddy Piper

As expected, all major media outlets and those who don’t usually cover professional wrestling, covered the untimely death of WWE Hall of Famer Rowdy Roddy Piper, including MMA websites due to the connection of his nickname with Ronda Rousey. CNN, Washington Post, Esquire, ESPN, Entertainment Weekly, FOX Sports, CBS Sports, Yahoo! News, The...

Bret Hart writes touching tribute to his friend Roddy Piper

Bret Hart

Bret “Hitman” Hart wrote a very touching tribute to his dear friend Roddy Piper on his Instagram following the news of his death. “I can’t find the words to describe the sorrow in my heart upon learning the news of my dear friend, Roddy Piper, passing away. He was my closest friend in the business, a man that schooled me and guided me...

Roddy Piper passed away in his sleep

Roddy Piper

Variety is now reporting that WWE Hall of Famer Rowdy Roddy Piper died on Thursday night and not around Noon on Friday as TMZ reported earlier today. Piper’s agent Jay Schacter told Variety in an e-mail that Piper “passed peacefully in his sleep last night” in his home in Hollywood, California. Piper suffered a cardiac arrest. John...