Author - Colin Vassallo

NXT Takeover moving to Brooklyn during SummerSlam weekend

NXT Brooklyn

The upcoming NXT Takeover special will move away from Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida, for the first time this August as the show will be part of the SummerSlam weekend in New York. NXT Takeover will take place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, on August 22, the night before SummerSlam. This will be the first time that WWE...

TNA executive departs after 13 years with company

TNA

Andy Barton, who has served as Executive Vice President for TNA Wrestling, has left the company. The announcement came on TNA’s Facebook page. “We wish TNA executive Andy Barton all the best as he pursues a new opportunity,” the small statement read, before pushing the new hiring of Chief Strategy Officer Eric Sherman. Barton started...

WWE Network free for the month of July for new subscribers

WWE Network

Are you interested in getting the WWE Network but still have not taken the plunge yet? WWE is once again offering a free month for new subscribers, with July completely free including the Battleground pay-per-view and everything else that is on the Network. Out of the seven months of 2015 so far, WWE has made the Network free for five of those...

TNA hires Eric Sherman as new Chief Strategy Officer

TNA

TNA announced that it has hired Eric Sherman as the new Chief Strategy Officer with immediate effect. Sherman is an accomplished media and entertainment executive who served more than 20 years with MTV Networks overseeing VH1 Classic, VH1 Soul and Palladia, served as president of Fuse TV and most recently was CEO of Veria Living, a health and...

Tough Enough rating for episode 2

Tough Enough

The second episode of Tough Enough drew even less viewers than the first show, getting only 1,047,000 viewers, losing around 200,000 from last week’s premiere. Hoping to add some more eyeballs to Tough Enough, USA Network added a two hour edited replay of Monday Night Raw starting at 6PM to serve as the lead in however that experiment failed...

Ethan Carter III becomes the new TNA World Heavyweight champion

Ethan Carter 3

Ethan Carter III  has become the new TNA World Heavyweight champion after last night he defeated Kurt Angle during an episode of Impact Wrestling. The 32 year old Ohio native has become the 17th different TNA champion two years after making his TNA debut. He appeared first on TNA television during Bound For Glory in 2013 and was billed as Dixie...

Raw rating for 06/29/2015

RAW

Monday Night Raw had a bad week in terms of viewership as the show did an average of just 3,462,000 viewers, down over 200,000 viewers from last week. The show so far is the lowest rated of 2015 and the second lowest non-holiday show since 1997. Ouch! Hour one did 3,362,000 viewers, followed by 3,544,000 in the second hour, and then down to...

SMOSH teams with WWE Superstars for Every [Blank] Ever series

Paige

SMOSH has teamed up with WWE for Every [Wrestler] Ever, the newest episode of their “Every [Blank] Ever” series that satirizes pop culture. In this video, WWE Superstars Seth Rollins, Xavier Woods, Daniel Bryan, Dolph Ziggler, WWE Diva Paige, and Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan appear along others from SMOSH who try to imitate WWE Superstars...

Reebok releases CM Punk UFC jersey

CM Punk

The UFC and Reebok today released UFC Fight Kits during a press conference in New York City. These apparel will be worn by all UFC fighters and are mandatory during UFC events. CM Punk also got his Reebok jersey despite not even making his UFC debut. It was a smart move from both UFC and Reebok considering the large fanbase Punk has and a lot of...

Roman Reigns on Tough Enough tonight

Roman Reigns

Roman Reigns will be making a special appearance on tonight’s Tough Enough as the competition enters its second week with 12 hopefuls remaining. The first episode of the season did little to show viewers what it takes to be a wrestler with the second show hopefully tackling some in-ring training. Several WWE Superstars and Divas will appear...

Storm, Aries, and Magnus no longer under TNA contract

Austin Aries

As of today, James Storm, Magnus, and Austin Aries are no longer under a TNA contract and are free to pursue other promotions. PWInsider.com is reporting that TNA is somewhat changing the way they are operating, keeping only their big stars under exclusive deals while letting others work with them on short term deals. With TNA not doing live...

Finn Balor special to air on WWE Network on July 2

Finn Balor

On Thursday, July 2, WWE Network will air a Finn Balor special in anticipation for his NXT title match against Kevin Owens in Japan on July 4. Titled Finn Balor: The Demon Revealed, the synopsis for the show reads, “An in depth look inside the life, career and future of NXT Superstar Finn Balor.” It will start at 10:30PM EST and will run for...