Author - Colin Vassallo

Kevin Owens goes full heel on 7-year-old, mother complains online

During a non-televised live event in Lowell, Massachusetts last weekend, Kevin Owens had an exchange with a little kid who was wearing a Roman Reigns shirt and the kid’s mother is now crying foul over Owens’ behavior. In full heel mode, Owens saw the kid when doing his entrance and told the kid to go buy a Kevin Owens shirt instead. Then he...

Chris Hero going back to WWE

Dave Meltzer of the Observer is reporting that veteran indie star Chris Hero will be heading back to WWE after a failed first stint between 2011 and 2013. The 37-year-old Hero wrestled in Florida Championship Wrestling as Kassius Ohno and then on NXT as well where he was part of the class which included Bray Wyatt, Luke Harper, Erick Rowan, Corey...

Jerry Lawler to host the WWE Hall of Fame, to sign new deal

Jerry “The King” Lawler, who recently found himself out of a television job from WWE, said this weekend that he will still be hosting the WWE Hall of Fame ceremony and he intends to sign some kind of new deal with WWE when his current one expires in the beginning of 2017. Lawler, who was talking on Sports 56 WHBQ in Memphis, added that it was...

Booker T running for mayor of Houston in 2020

WWE Hall of Famer Booker T announced during his radio show on Sportsradio610 that he will be running for mayor of Houston in 2020. “You heard it, 2020 I’m preparing. I’m preparing myself to run for mayor of the city,” Booker said. There have been many wrestling stars in the past who tipped their hat in the political scene, perhaps no...

John Cena hosts Saturday Night Live tonight on NBC

“Live from New York, it’s Saturday Night!” And with those words, John Cena will kick off his SNL hosting gig tonight. This will be the first time that Cena will be hosting the popular show on NBC and the gig is not the easiest one for anyone since all the skits are done live. However, Cena has the upper edge in this department as he’s used...

Cody joins The Bullet Club faction in NJPW

Former WWE Superstar Cody Rhodes is the newest member of the Bullet Club. The announcement came at the NJPW World Tag Team Finals which took place yesterday and Kenny Omega, the leader of the group, was tasked with the reveal. A very good promotional video was shot to reveal Cody’s addition to the group. “You know me as the son of a plumber...

Elimination Chamber next year is a Smackdown-only PPV

The Elimination Chamber pay-per-view set for February 12 will be a Smackdown-only event. The show will take place at the Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona with tickets going on sale on December 16. The general assumption now is that someone from the Raw brand will be winning the Royal Rumble. During the first brand split, the winner...

WWE head writer in charge of creative gets the pink slip

Dave Meltzer of the Observer is reporting that Tom Casiello, WWE’s head writer, was fired by the company yesterday. In a post on Twitter, Casiello wrote that “it’s all good” and “I believe they call this feeling weightless.’” Casiello has been writing since 1998 on shows such as Another World, As The World Turns, Days of Our Lives...

Last TNA Impact on Challenge TV in UK airs January 11

Challenge, the TNA broadcaster in the United Kingdom, announced that the final TNA show on their network will be on Sunday, January 11 at 9PM. Leading up to the final show, Challenge will also air a One Night Only special tomorrow at 11PM, Best of 2016 special on Sunday, December 18 at 9PM, Explosion back-to-back final episodes on Saturday...

VICE Sports takes a behind-the-scenes look at everything in WWE

VICE Sports has a fantastic article on WWE and its business, titled “Breaking Kayfabe: An Inside Look At WWE’S Unlikely Business Empire.” The article details everything about WWE, from creative writing, the infighting and difference of opinions, to NXT, WrestleMania’s inflated attendance numbers, and everything in between, with quotes from...

Impact rating for 12/08/2016

The December 8 episode of Impact on POP drew 303,000 viewers, down 35,000 viewers from last week. Next week it’s the Total Nonstop Deletion which should spike up the numbers and possibly TNA getting the best rating since moving to POP. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

WWE Network pre-paid cards now available in the UK and Ireland

W-O reader Frank Smith sent in word that WWE is now selling WWE Network pre-paid cards in the United Kingdom and Ireland as well. The pre-paid cards are available at GAME stores in the UK and include a 3-month subscription for the price of £29.97. In Ireland, they are available at GameStop for €38.97. With the pre-paid cards, you can sign up...

Mickie James signs new WWE deal

PWInsider.com is reporting that former WWE Women’s and Divas champion Mickie James has put pen-to-paper and signed a new WWE deal that was offered to her following her match against Asuka at NXT Takeover: Toronto. This will be James’ second stint with the company, having previously been employed by WWE between 2003 and 2010. During that time...