Author - Colin Vassallo

WWE switches TV provider in Germany with new deal

WWE

WWE today announced a new multi-year TV deal with ProSiebenSat.1 for German and Austrian markets which will see WWE shows airing on free TV, pay TV, and SVOD. The new deal will have all WWE pay-per-views on Germany’s largest online video store Maxdome.de, starting with WrestleMania XXX, RAW on ProSieben FUN pay TV, Smackdown on ProSieben MAXX...

Rumor of AMC Networks WWE takeover spikes stocks for a few

WWE

For a brief moment, WWE stock shot up to almost $32 a piece at around 2PM after rumors of a takeover by AMC Networks. Fifteen minutes later stocks went back down to its current place hovering above the $29 mark but the $31.98 it reached at 2PM presented a new all-time high for the company. The rumor of a takeover by AMC Networks came out of...

Jake “The Snake” Roberts to host show in New Orleans

Jake Roberts

Soon-to-be WWE Hall of Famer Jake “The Snake” Roberts will be doing his own talk show followed by a Q&A session during WrestleMania week. Roberts will hold his show at the Jackson Brewery Bistro Bar in New Orleans on Thursday, April 3, from 8:30PM to 10:30PM. That is the same day that Jim Ross is doing his ‘Ringside’ show at the House...

NY Post says Stacy Keibler is pregnant

Stacy Keibler

The New York Post is reporting that former WWE Diva Stacy Keibler got married because she has been knocked up! Keibler married Jared Pobre this past weekend in Mexico, a surprise to the family members who were invited to join on their holiday-turned-wedding. The two have been friends for years but have only been dating since this past...

Six Superstars announced so far for WrestleMania battle royal

Ryback

As of today six WWE Superstars have been announced for the Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal at WrestleMania. The six announced are Intercontinental champion Big E, Ryback, Curtis Axel, Dolph Ziggler, Kofi Kington, and Damien Sandow. It is likely that one or two superstars in the 30-man over-the-top rope battle royal will be pulling double...

Carlos Colon joining the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2014

Hall of Fame

The newest member of the WWE Hall of Fame to be announced on Smackdown this Friday is Carlos Colon. The 65 year old Puerto Rican has only wrestled for the WWE once at the 1993 Royal Rumble however he made a couple of TV appearances during the past years. Colon’s career started in 1966 and co-founded Capitol Sports Promotions and the World...

RAW rating for 03/10/2014

RAW

Monday Night RAW this week drew a total of 4,369,000 viewers, down 208,000 viewers from last week. Hour one had 4,165,000 viewers, then followed by a big jump to 4,676,000 viewers in hour two before losing almost all the viewers gained for 4,265,000 in hour three. (Ratings credit: PWInsider.com)

Daniel Bryan vs Triple H official for WrestleMania

Daniel Bryan

Daniel Bryan got his wish to wrestle Triple H at WrestleMania with an added bonus – if he wins, he will be added to the main event which would then turn into a triple threat match for the WWE World Heavyweight title. Bryan got his “YES movement” to occupy the show last night which resulted in some great visual on television and he and...

AJ Lee surpasses Maryse’s record as Divas champion

AJ

WWE Divas champion AJ Lee has broken a record over the weekend, retaining the WWE Divas title for over 268 days, surpassing Maryse who was at 265 combined days over her two reigns. AJ has won the title just once so her 268+ day reign is consecutive, rather than combined. She won the title at the Payback pay-per-view in June 2013, defeating...

Hogan and Undertaker to appear on RAW tonight

Hulk Hogan

Both the Undertaker and Hulk Hogan will be appearing on Monday Night RAW tonight which will be live from Memphis, Tennessee, the home of WWE Hall of Famer Jerry “The King” Lawler. Hulk Hogan will be in the house to make a “huge announcement” for WrestleMania XXX. Hype for big announcements usually fall short of high expectations so we’ll...

Jeff Jarrett to make major announcement on April 7

Jeff Jarrett

Jeff Jarrett has chosen the date of April 7, the day after WrestleMania XXX, to make a major announcement, revealing what he and his wife Karen have been working on since he quit TNA. Jarrett resigned from his post as Vice President of TNA Wrestling on December 23, 2013, catching everyone in the wrestling world by surprise considering he was the...

RAW moves to free TV in Germany

RAW

WWE issued a press release today announcing a multi-year deal with TELE 5 to bring Monday Night RAW back to free television in Germany. Starting April 10, WWE fans in Germany will be able to see the two-hour version of RAW every Thursday at 10:15PM local time. “Monday Night RAW is a phenomenal television event that fascinates people all over the...

Bobby Lashley returns at TNA’s Lockdown

Bobby Lashley

Former ECW champion Bobby Lashley returned to TNA Wrestling, four years after he last appeared on Impact, getting “fired” by Eric Bischoff on television. Lashley made a surprise return at the Lockdown pay-per-view yesterday to answer Ethan Carter III’s open challenge. EC3 complained that since Lashley wasn’t on the active roster, he...

Team MVP defeats Team Dixie at Lockdown pay-per-view

MVP

Here are the results from last night’s Lockdown pay-per-view which took place from the BankUnited Center at the University of Miami, in Miami, Florida. The Great Muta, Sanada, and Yasu defeated Bad Influence and Chris Sabin; Samuel Shaw defeated Mr. Anderson; Tigre Uno defeated Manik; Gunner defeated James Storm; Madison Rayne defeated Gail Kim...

Kurt Angle joins the cast of Sharknado 2

Kurt Angle

Kurt Angle has joined the cast of Sharknado 2, and will be playing the role of a fire chief of the FDNY according to the Hollywood Reporter. The made-for-TV movie will be a sequel to the Syfy Summer hit, which had a massive social media following when it aired back in July and delivered 1.4 million viewers in its first airing and an additional 2.1...

WWE panel to be held today at SXSW in Austin, Texas

Stephanie Mcmahon

WWE will be present at SXSW today, the annual music, film, and interactive conference and festival held in Austin, Texas. Former WWE champion John Cena, commentator Michael Cole, EVP of Digital Media Perkins Miller, and Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon will be present for the panel which will be discussing the Second Screen experience. WWE...

Lockdown 2014 live on pay-per-view tonight

Lockdown

TNA will present Lockdown live on pay-per-view tonight live from the BankUnited Center at the University of Miami in Miami, Florida. The full card is as follows: Magnus vs Samoa Joe for the TNA World title; MVP, Jeff Hardy, and The Wolves vs Bobby Roode, Austin Aries, and The BroMans in a Lethal Lockdown match; Madison Rayne vs Gail Kim for the...