Author - Colin Vassallo

TNA returns to Orlando in July for more Impact tapings

Impact Wrestling

TNA will be returning to Orlando, Florida for the next set of Impact Wrestling television tapings between July 12 and 14, including a “live” taping. The “live” taping will be on July 12 with the event kicking off at 6PM while the broadcast will air on POP TV at 9PM EST. Tapings will continue on Wednesday, July 13 at 6PM and the next day on...

WWE knew of Roman Reigns’ failed test prior to Money In The Bank

Roman Reigns

Several sources are reporting that WWE knew of Roman Reigns’ failed Wellness Program test before Money In The Bank which probably affected the outcome of the match and the events that occurred afterward with Dean Ambrose. A user on the Reddit SquaredCircle forum posted that a guy who works for the Philadelphia Inquirer found out about Reigns’...

Impact rating for 06/21/2016

Impact Wrestling

Impact this week did 304,000 viewers, up from last week’s 210,000, an episode which started at 10:50PM but down from the 326,000 the show did the previous week. (Ratings credit:

Brand-specific WWE PPVs revealed in new schedule

WWE logo

Our friend Mark Stanley (via Reddit’s SquaredCircle) sent us the schedule of the remaining WWE pay-per-view calendar which shows brand-specific pay-per-views going forward after SummerSlam. On September 11, WWE will present Backlash as a Smackdown event but this is listed as a Network-only exclusive from Richmond, Virginia. Raw will get a...

Out-of-character Rusev and Lana entertain on ESPN’s SportsCenter

Rusev Lana

An out-of-character Rusev and Lana appeared on ESPN’s Off The Top Rope with Jonathan Coachman last night during SportsCenter for the weekly WWE segment and just in case you haven’t seen it, Rusev absolutely killed it! Known for his funny tweets, the Bulgarian Brute was equally funny talking with The Coach and answering the questions. Coach...

Raw rating for 06/20/2016


Monday Night Raw with the fallout from Money In The Bank pulled in a total of 3,467,000 viewers, up almost half a million viewers from last week’s show. The lack of big competition and usual post-PPV curiosity led to a good bump in the numbers. Hour one did 3,420,000 viewers, hour two grew to 3,562,000 viewers, and then hour three went back to...

Roman Reigns suspended for 30 days for Wellness Program violation

Roman Reigns

Former WWE World Heavyweight champion Roman Reigns has been suspended by WWE for 30 days for failing his first violation of WWE’s Wellness Program. The announcement was made on WWE.COM, in line with previous Wellness suspensions. Reigns was quick to apologize and admitting his fault. “I apologize to my family, friends and fans for my mistake...

Triple threat match for WWE title to headline Battleground 2016

The Shield

The former members of The Shield will be taking on each other in five weeks time at the Battleground pay-per-view with the WWE World Heavyweight title on the line in a triple threat match. Rollins and Reigns had a match to determine the number one contender for Ambrose’s title however their match ended in a double count-out. After the match...

USADA drug-tests Brock Lesnar 5 times so far

Brock Lesnar

Former WWE and UFC Heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar has been tested five times already by USADA, the UFC’s official anti-doping agency. Lesnar was supposed to give USADA a four month notice of his intention to return to the UFC but UFC waved off the policy for him and is treating him as a new fighter considering it’s been a long time since he...

Jerry Lawler and girlfriend Lauryn ordered to stay apart

Jerry Lawler

Memphis-based The Commercial Appeal reported that Jerry “The King” Lawler and his girlfriend Lauryn McBride were ordered to stay away from each other yesterday during a court sitting, with the next court date set for July 1. Staying away from each other means that the couple should not call, text, or talk to each other or else they will breach...

AJ Styles on the Stone Cold Podcast live tonight on WWE Network

AJ Styles

Fresh off his win against John Cena at last night’s Money In The Bank pay-per-view, AJ Styles will be appearing live on the Stone Cold Podcast tonight immediately following Monday Night Raw. “Congrats to @AJStylesOrg for a helluva match last night. Looking forward to talking w you tonight,” Austin wrote on Twitter. This is Austin’s first...

Reigns, Rollins, and Ambrose make history at Money In The Bank

The Shield

The former members of The Shield made history last night, becoming the only members of a current or past faction in wrestling history to all hold the WWE World Heavyweight title…in one night. Roman Reigns, on his third title reign, entered Money In The Bank as the champion. He previously won the title at the Survivor Series last year beating...

WWE draft to be held on live Smackdown on July 19

WWE Draft

WWE today announced that a draft will be held on the first live Smackdown on USA Network on July 19, taking place from Worcester, Massachusetts. This will be the first time that the draft will be held on Smackdown as previous drafts were always held on Monday Night Raw. The move will try to solidify the blue brand as equally important as its red...