Author - Colin Vassallo

WWE denies choosing Minneapolis as a host of WrestleMania

WrestleMania

In a reaction to the announcement by an EVP of the Minnesota Vikings Stadium regarding WrestleMania, WWE did acknowledge that Minneapolis is in the running to host a WrestleMania however it denied that it has chosen the city as a host so far. “Minneapolis is one of the many cities that has expressed an interest in hosting a future...

Tough Enough episode 9 rating

Tough Enough

Episode 9 of Tough Enough, which is the penultimate one of this season, drew 998,000 viewers, which is down from the 1,025,000 it did last week. The show had a 0.4 rating in the adults 18-49 demo. The final four were revealed during this week’s show, which are Amanda, Sara Lee, Josh, and ZZ. The season finale is next week on USA Network...

90 minutes of NXT TV tapings to be held prior to Takeover event

NXT

In response to the poster Triple H tweeted about NXT in Brooklyn this Saturday, the former champ said that not all the matches on the poster will be on the WWE Network event. During a conference call with the media, HHH mentioned that the company will also record 90 minutes of NXT television tapings along with the live WWE Network event. These...

WWE opening up the Performance Center to fans for one day

WWE Performance Center

WWE is opening the doors of the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida, to a limited number of fans for one day only on Monday, September 28. Marketed as The WWE Performance Center: All Access, the experience will include breakfast and lunch with NXT Superstars and Divas, Q&A and orientation with NXT coaching staff, Q&A and autograph...

Roddy Piper’s cause of death revealed

Roddy Piper

According to the death certificate of Roddy Piper obtained by TMZ.COM, the official cause of death by the coroner is listed as cardiopulmonary embolism, a blood clot that ultimately triggered a heart attack. The death certificate also lists hypertension which is high blood pressure. Roddy Piper passed away unexpectedly on July 31 in his home in...

Raw rating for 08/17/2015

Raw

The final Raw before SummerSlam did an average of 3,776,000 viewers in the ratings and a 1.3 in the adult 18-49 demo, landing WWE in second place in the cable ratings on Monday night. Despite being a very important show with appearances from both Lesnar and the Undertaker, Raw did 61,000 less viewers from last week. Hour one did 3,649,000 viewers...

TNA announces 7 new tour dates

TNA

TNA announced 7 new tour dates in September and October, with 4 events titled The Road to Bound For Glory tour and the other 3 titled Hardcore Halloween tour. The Road to BFG tour includes stops on September 18 in Morgantown, West Virginia, at the Morgantown Event Center, on September 19 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, at the Rostraver Ice Garden...

Rusev to take on Ziggler in final SummerSlam match announced

Rusev

The final match on the SummerSlam card was announced last night on Raw with the returning Dolph Ziggler taking on Rusev with Lana and Summer Rae in their respective corners. The SummerSlam card now features 10 matches and no match on the Kickoff show. This is the biggest SummerSlam card since 1999 where that pay-per-view also featured 10 matches...

Brock Lesnar thanks fans after Raw goes off the air

Brock Lesnar

After Raw went off the air, Lesnar slowly got up on his feet as WWE fans inside the Target Center chanted “Suplex City.” Lesnar then asked for the microphone to address his hometown crowd. “Undertaker, good one buddy, good one,” Brock said as he went back down on his knee to sell the Tombstone piledriver. “I don’t know what else to say...

WWE launches new mobile video clip service in emerging markets

WWE logo

WWE and Vuclip today announced a new partnership to engage WWE fans in India, Africa, the Middle East, and South East Asia by delivering video clips on their mobile phones. Through this partnership, Vuclip will make available WWE’s video clips on the Vuclip service which will include match highlights such as Slam of the Week from both RAW...

ESPN SportsCenter with 4 hours of SummerSlam coverage this Sunday

Jonathan Coachman

ESPN SportsCenter will be covering WWE’s SummerSlam this Sunday between 10AM and 1PM and then from 6PM to 7PM with former WWE broadcaster and now SportsCenter anchor Jonathan Coachman heading up the coverage. The popular sports network will be broadcasting from the Barclays Center, the home of WWE for Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, and it will be...

Total Divas episode preview for tonight: No Holds Barre

Total Divas

Coming off from last week’s season high of 1.17 million viewers, Total Divas returns on E! tonight with episode 7 of season 4 titled No Holds Barre. The synopsis for the show reads, “Tensions ride in the Bella family as JJ tries to take over the twins new business, Trinity goes above and beyond as step-mom, and Eva comes up with a risky move...

Tough Enough finalists to be revealed tonight

Tough Enough

It is the penultimate episode of the new season of Tough Enough tonight on USA Network as the final two male competitors will be revealed. The three remaining males are fan favorite ZZ, Josh, and Tanner, with one of them going home tonight. Last week with GiGi’s elimination, Amanda and Sara Lee became the final two female competitors fighting...

Jon Stewart announced as the host of SummerSlam

SummerSlam

Jon Stewart, who hosted The Daily Show for the past 16 years, has been announced as the host of SummerSlam this coming Sunday, with Stewart making his WWE return after 5 months. This past March, Stewart appeared on Monday Night Raw to face off with Seth Rollins after Rollins showed up on his show and challenged him to appear on Monday Night Raw...

WWE sues Thai broadcast partner over non-payments

WWE HQ

On August 10, WWE filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court of Connecticut against CTH, a Thai broadcast company which acquired WWE television rights back in November 2013. The lawsuit states that CTH has failed to pay seven invoices sent to them dated March 2014, June 2014, August 2014, October 2014, January 2015, March 2015, and June...

Dolph Ziggler expected back on Raw tonight

Dolph Ziggler

Tonight’s Raw is the go-home show for SummerSlam and both the Undertaker and Brock Lesnar will be on together for the first time since the post-Battleground Raw where the big brawl erupted. Also former World Heavyweight champion Dolph Ziggler is being advertised to appear, his first appearance in over a month after he was taken out by Rusev...