Author - Colin Vassallo

2014 Rumble and Chamber pay-per-view buys down from last year

Royal Rumble

The Royal Rumble received 445,000 buys worldwide this year, down almost 100,000 buys from last year’s show which was headlined by The Rock and CM Punk in a WWE title match. This year’s Rumble featured the return of Batista and a WWE World Heavyweight title match between Randy Orton and John Cena. It will probably be forever remembered as the...

Total Divas episode 1 season 2 rating

Total Divas

Episode one of season two of Total Divas drew 1,070,000 viewers on Sunday which featured the introduction of Summer Rae to the cast. That is down from the 1.34 million opener of season one and down from the 1.29 million season one finale this past December.

Hulk Hogan’s memorabilia boot returned to the store

Hogan's Beach Shop

The $5,500 Hulk Hogan boot which was stolen over the weekend from the Hogan’s Beach Shop in Clearwater, Florida, was returned according to TMZ.COM. TMZ reports that when the husband of one of the four women who were involved in the theft saw the news, convinced his wife to help return the boot to its owner. Hogan told TMZ that while the woman...

Travel packages for Slammiversary XII available

Slammiversary

TNA Wrestling has unveiled the Slammiversary travel packages for their twelfth annual pay-per-view which will be held at the College Park Center at the University of Texas at Arlington on Sunday, June 15. All travel packages include premiere seating at the Slammiversary XII PPV, 3 nights hotel accommodations, an exclusive Welcome Reception with...

9 different reality series pitched for WWE Network

WWE Network

WWE sent an e-mail to ask what fans would like to watch as part of the WWE Network reality series, pitching a total of nine shows to its customers. The titles of these shows are Blackman’s Bounties, NXT: Behind the Scenes, Pros vs. Joes, WWE Around the World, WWE Dirty Jobs, WWE Prankdown, WWE Rescue, WWE Ultimate Challenge, and Xtreme WWE...

Woman steals memorabilia from Hogan’s Beach Shop

Hogan's Beach Shop

WTSP in Tampa, Florida, is reporting that Clearwater Police are investigating the theft of an expensive piece of memorabilia which was stolen from the Hulk Hogan Beach Shop on Sunday. An autographed wrestling shoe once worn by Hogan which carries a price of $5,500 was stolen by a white female in her 50’s on Sunday afternoon. Police say four...

WWE to present a two hour WrestleMania XXX pre-show

WrestleMania XXX

The WrestleMania pre-show will not be 30 minutes or 60 minutes as in previous years, but a whooping two hours! WWE today announced that a “super-sized” WrestleMania XXX pre-show will air live, with the first hour starting at 5PM EST and airing only on the WWE App, WWE.COM, YouTube, and Facebook, and then at 6PM EST the pre-show will move over...

Vince McMahon takes 30% salary pay cut in 2013

Vince Mcmahon

Quoting the latest WWE SEC filings, the Hartford Courant newspaper is reporting that Vince McMahon took a 30% pay cut last year, getting $1.7 million in salary, down $732,000 from the previous year. The three quarters of a million less in salary however is not really affecting McMahon, as his and his wife’s WWE stocks generated an additional...

WWE Network free trial ending on March 22

WWE Network

The WWE Network free trial will be ending on Saturday, March 22, and it’s the last chance to try out the product for free most likely till the Summer. Those who took the free trial already but decided not to take a subscription are also being offered a second week free via e-mail from WWE, as the company hopes of a six month commitment the...

RAW rating for 03/17/2013

RAW

RAW this week drew 4,075,000 in total viewers this week, down 294,000 viewers from last week’s show. Hour one did 4,001,000 viewers, followed by 4,174,000 in the second, and then 4,051,000 in the third and final hour. RAW drew the lowest number of total viewers since the December 23, 2013 episode.

Sting to be in New Orleans on WrestleMania Sunday

Sting

TNA Hall of Famer and former champion Sting will be in New Orleans on WrestleMania Sunday, however he will be at the WrestleCon event rather than on screen at the big pay-per-view. Merchandise website Highspots.com announced that the Stinger will be their guest at WrestleCon, taking photos and signing autographs from 10:30AM to 1:30PM on Sunday...

The Undertaker shows up after RAW goes off the air

The Undertaker

After RAW went off the air, the show continued for those who were present in San Antonio, Texas, with the usual post-RAW antics. John Cena came out to talk to the crowd when all of a sudden Bray Wyatt, Eric Rowan and Luke Harper of the Wyatt Family tried to spoil the party. The three on one affair soon turned into a 3 on 2 with help in the form of...

The Undertaker to appear on Main Event tonight on WWE Network

The Undertaker

The Undertaker will be making his first appearance on Main Event tonight on the WWE Network at 9PM EST as he responds to Paul Heyman’s promo as the feud between Taker, Heyman, and Lesnar continues to play out for WrestleMania. Ever since Main Event has shifted to airing live on the WWE Network, WWE has been putting some big names on the show in...

WWE Network one week free trial to be stopped

WWE Network

If you are thinking of benefiting from the one-week free WWE Network trial, you better do it fast as the promotion is coming to an end. With WrestleMania XXX fast approaching, WWE will be shutting down the free trial so anyone who wants to watch WrestleMania will be locked-in in a six month commitment. There was never a plan to let the free week...

WrestleMania XXX main event now a triple threat match

Triple H

The WrestleMania XXX main event is now officially a triple threat, although the third addition will still have to be decided earlier in the night on April 6. During yesterday’s Monday Night RAW opening segment, former Evolution members Triple H, Randy Orton, and Batista had a little fall out which ended with Triple H announcing the change of the...