Author - Colin Vassallo

Prank group behind Smackdown ring invasion stunt

Smackdown

The fans behind the Smackdown ring invasion in London, England, on Tuesday, are a group that work for TrollStation, an online hidden camera prank show on YouTube. “Our content is intentionally provocative and controversial with the aim to get reactions from the general public in the name of comedic Satire. Trollstation is a collective of social...

Daniel Bryan leaves European tour due to his injuries

Daniel Bryan

WWE Intercontinental champion Daniel Bryan has left the European tour which is in progress right because of his injuries, validating WWE’s point of not pushing Bryan to main event status since his return due to their uncertainty over the methods used to rehab his injuries. Bryan was at Smackdown this week in London but has now departed for the...

Taz refuses to provide commentary for Impact due to no payments

Taz

Adding to TNA’s problems, multiple sources are now reporting that Taz refused to go to work after he was not paid for his services, leaving Josh Mathews to do commentary on his own for Friday’s Impact. The former ECW champion was supposed to fly to Nashville to record the commentary but decided not to go since he was not getting paid. Taz put...

Raw rating for 04/13/2015

RAW

Monday Night Raw did an average of 3,666,000 viewers this week with the taped episode from London, down 298,000 from last week’s show. Hour one did 3,686,000 viewers, hour two went up to 3,786,000 viewers, and hour three had 3,786,000 viewers. Despite the low rating, Raw easily won the night on cable television last night with Family Guy coming...

Change coming to Divas title match at Extreme Rules

Paige

Not to piss off the British crowd, WWE had Paige win the Divas battle royal last night on Raw and become the number one contender for the Divas title but apparently the company has now decided to pull a bait and switch. Paige is listed as unable to wrestle until further notice after suffering from “internal injuries” during the attack by...

Jey Uso out for six months after shoulder surgery

The Usos

It’s bad news for the Usos, and even more bad news for Jey Uso, as WWE.COM has revealed that the former tag team title holder has undergone shoulder surgery to tighten his rotator cuff and shoulder capsule. Jey will be out for approximately six months and he has been off television since WrestleMania. He was injured before that but WWE decided...

TNA financial problems lead to late payments for talent

TNA

PWInsider.com is reporting that TNA has issues once again with payments for their talent and many of those under contract have not received a check in a while. This is not the first time that TNA had financial problems but they eventually managed to sort things out. The departures of people such as AJ Styles and Bully Ray all had to do with money...

Paige becomes number one contender for Divas title

Paige

Paige won the Divas battle royal on Monday Night Raw in London, England, to become the new number one contender for the Divas title. The young WWE Diva now faces Nikki Bella for the title at the upcoming Extreme Rules pay-per-view. Paige, Naomi, Cameron, and Alicia Fox were the final four Divas in the ring and then the faces eliminated the heels...

WWE to announce Q1 2015 financial results on 04/30

WWE HQ

WWE announced that it will report its first quarter 2015 results on Thursday, April 30, 2015, before the opening of the market. Chairman & CEO Vince McMahon and Chief Strategy & Financial Officer George Barrios will host a conference call beginning at 11:00AM ET to discuss the results. Unlike previous conference calls, the WWE Network...

Stipulations for WWE title match at Extreme Rules announced

Extreme Rules

The stipulations for the WWE World Heavyweight title match for Extreme Rules were announced during the final segment on Raw last night. Both Orton and Rollins got to choose a stipulation after Orton won his match against Cesaro and Kidd and Rollins won his easy match against Kane. Rollins chose the option to have the RKO banned from the match...

WWE television shows from London this week

WWE logo

This week’s WWE television shows will be emanating from London, England, as the company is currently half way through their very hectic European tour. Due to time difference, Monday Night Raw tonight will not be airing live but on tape delay. The show finished taping in London earlier today. Smackdown will also be taped in London at the O2 Arena...

Hulk Hogan to serve as Grand Marshal at Susan G. Komen D.C. race

Hulk Hogan

WWE’s partnership with Susan G. Komen continues this year as it was announced that Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan will be serving as Grand Marshal at the 2015 Susan G. Komen Washington, D.C. Race for The Cure. The race will take place on Saturday, May 9, in Washington, D.C. on the National Mall. In addition to serving as Grand Marshal, Hogan and WWE...

11 new athletes join the WWE Performance Center

WWE Performance Center

WWE has added 11 new recruits as part of a new International class at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida. These 11 Superstars and Divas in the making hail from seven different countries and have already started training. The new class includes Cassie McIntosh and Jessica McKay from Sydney, Australia; Nhooph Al-Areebi from Toronto...

Bad News Barrett pulls big swerve in front of UK crowd

Wade Barrett

During the WWE live event in Nottingham, England, Bad News Barrett led the crowd to believe that he was retiring at the end of his current deal and then pulled a swerve on fellow British Superstar Neville. Barrett talked about how the shoulder injury from last year effected him and still is and then said that he will be retiring at the end of his...

Jericho’s podcast with Cena is third most viewed Network special

Chris Jericho

The Chris Jericho podcast on the WWE Network with the U.S. champion John Cena was the third most watched WWE Network special since the Network launched, not counting live PPV shows. The top two broadcasts are the Stone Cold podcasts with the Vince McMahon interview ranked up top followed by Triple H’s interview. The high viewership that such...

Linda Hogan selling mansion in Simi Valley

Linda Bollea

The Tampa Bay Tribune is reporting that Linda Hogan, the ex-wife of WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan, is selling her Simi Valley mansion in California for $5.5 million. The property was purchased after she divorced Hulk. The mansion has 5 bedrooms, 5.5 baths, a pool with water slide and waterfalls, a detached guest house, 1 acre private lake with...

Lilian Garcia’s knee surgery a success

Lilian Garcia

Lilian Garcia’s knee surgery was done yesterday and Garcia noted on her Twitter that the surgery was a success. Garcia thanked fans for the get well messages and said that rehab starts next week. The Raw ring announcer tore her meniscus which required surgery to repair so she is missing the European tour that is being held at the moment...