Author - Colin Vassallo

Flair tells Rousey that in wrestling everyone thinks the world of her

Ric Flair

16 time world heavyweight champion and 2 time WWE Hall of Famer the Nature Boy Ric Flair told UFC Women’s Bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey that everyone thinks the world of her in professional wrestling following her fight against Bethe Correia yesterday. Addressing Rousey on Twitter, Flair said, [email protected]_Roddy_Piper thought the world of you...

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...

Hulk Hogan comments on Piper, calls him a legend

Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan told TMZ that he’s devastated over the passing of his friend Rowdy Roddy Piper. “I will forever miss him. He was my best friend. He is a legend,” Hogan said. The two were pretty much responsible for making WrestleMania I a huge success, ensuring that the then WWF stays alive after Vince McMahon banked everything on the show...

Vince McMahon and WWE statement on the passing of Roddy Piper

WWE logo

WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon called Hall of Famer Rowdy Roddy Piper “one of the most entertaining, controversial and bombastic performers ever in WWE.” McMahon added that Piper was beloved by millions around the world and extended his deepest condolences to his family. Meanwhile, a short statement on WWE.COM read, “WWE is deeply...

Tributes pour in for Rowdy Roddy Piper

Roddy Piper

Within minutes of the news that Piper has passed away, several wrestling legends and current Superstars and Divas started writing tributes to the Hall of Famer on Twitter and Instagram. “One of the true greats of all time. My heart goes out to his family and the fans he entertained over the years. RIP Rowdy,” wrote John Cena. “Just heard my...

Rowdy Roddy Piper dead at 61

Roddy Piper

TMZ.COM broke the story just minutes ago that WWE Hall of Famer Rowdy Roddy Piper has passed away at the age of 61. Piper died from cardiac arrest at a home in Hollywood around Noon earlier today. “Rod was a good friend as well as a client and one of the most generous, sincere and authentic people I have ever known. This is a true loss to us...