Author - Colin Vassallo

Mick Foley explains why he’s not signing a new WWE Legends deal

Mick Foley

WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley posted on his Facebook page that he is opting not to sign his new WWE Legends deal due to low checks, around 25% less than most people on the same deal were expecting. “Last year, the explanation had something to do with the video game company going bankrupt – a real shame for me, since I was heavily featured...

RAW rating for 04/21/2014

RAW

Monday Night RAW viewership this week took a big nose dive, getting an average of 4,139,000 viewers, down 631,000 from last week’s show. Hour one did 4,224,000, followed by 4,395,000 in the second and then 3,799,000 in the third and final hour. That is the lowest rated RAW in a month. (Ratings credit: PWinsider.com)

Jim Ross taking his show to Chicago the day before Payback PPV

Jim Ross

Jim Ross will be doing another one of his shows ‘Ringside: An Evening with Jim Ross’ in Chicago on Saturday, May 31, at 2PM at the House of Blues. It’s good to note that May 31 is the day before the WWE pay-per-view Payback so JR might have a surprise or two appear on his show like he had at the New Orleans show before WrestleMania. Tickets...

Total Divas season two episode five rating

Total Divas

The latest episode of Total Divas which aired on Sunday night titled “For Better or For Worse” had an audience of 1,390,000, up from last week’s 1.16 million. Episode five featured the wedding of Trinity and Jon in Hawaii, the second wedding which took place on Total Divas after Nattie’s and TJ’s wedding back in season one. The third...

Hugh Jackman back on RAW next week

RAW

Hollywood movie star Hugh Jackman will be at RAW next week in St. Louis, Missouri, serving as a guest host and promoting his upcoming movie X-Men: Days of Future Past. The Australian star is one of the company’s biggest celebrity fans and in September 2011, he appeared on RAW when he was promoting the movie Real Steel and came out with Zack...

Daniel Bryan’s father passes away

Daniel Bryan

WWE World Heavyweight champion Daniel Bryan had an amazing two weeks, first winning the title at WrestleMania XXX and then getting married a few days later to Brie Bella. However happiness soon turn into sadness as Bryan was notified that his father has passed away when he returned from his honeymoon. The champ, who missed last week’s RAW...

WWE teams up with NOH8 Campaign for another massive photo shoot

WWE

WWE has once again teamed up with the NOH8 Campaign with several WWE Superstars and Divas vocalizing their support of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community by posing for photos. “Our mission at WWE is to put smiles on people’s faces and we do that, in part, by participating in initiatives that help fight bullying of all...

WWE Network to debut Hall of Fame series tomorrow

WWE Network

WWE Network will debut a new series tomorrow titled Best of Hall of Fame, featuring several Hall of Fame induction speeches that are currently not available on the Network. The show starts at 10PM EST tomorrow and repeated throughout the whole week and also available on demand. The first episode will have the inductions of Hulk Hogan by Sylvester...

#1 contenders tournament for the IC title continues on RAW tonight

Antonio Cesaro

The Intercontinental title #1 contenders tournament continues tonight on Monday Night RAW with two semi-final matches set to take place. The winners of Rob Van Dam vs Cesaro and Sheamus vs Bad News Barrett will face each other on next week’s show with the winner taking on Big E at Extreme Rules. The WWE World Heavyweight champion will be back on...

Jake Roberts expected to be cancer free after one more surgery

Jake Roberts

Jake “The Snake” Roberts announced on his Twitter that he requires one more surgery on his leg to be sure he’s cancer free. The WWE Hall of Famer was diagnosed with skin cancer after a tumor was located behind his knee back at the end of February and underwent emergency surgery to remove it. Doctors are now confident that “The Snake”...

WWE ends successful tour in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Roman Reigns

The very successful tour of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, came to a close yesterday with one final show at the Green Halls Stadium, the same location which held all three back-to-back shows. This was the first time that WWE ran shows in Saudi Arabia and the shows were exclusively for men only, with females banned from attending due to the very...

The Iron Sheik documentary debuts next week in Toronto

The Iron Sheik

The documentary of The Iron Sheik, titled The Sheik, will be making its debut next week on Saturday, April 26, at the Hot Docs International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada. This doc will showcase the entertaining life story of Khosrow Vaziri, the man behind The Iron Sheik gimmick, from being bodyguard to the Shah of Iran to becoming WWE champion...

WWE ref Charles Robinson almost loses thumb while assembling ring

WWE

WWE referee Charles Robinson who is currently in Riyadh along with the WWE crew for the Saudi tour almost left the country with one finger less! Robinson, who also helps assembles rings, sliced his thumb almost all the way through while setting up the ring and thankfully for him, WWE doctor Chris Amann was close by to help stitch the finger back...

The Goldbergs ABC show to dedicate May 6 episode to Warrior

Ultimate Warrior

The ABC show The Goldbergs, a family sitcom based in the 80s, will dedicate an upcoming episode of the show on the Ultimate Warrior. This particular episode, with a theme of professional wrestling titled ‘A Wrestler Called Goldberg,’ will air on May 6 after show created Adam Goldberg managed to get an agreement with WWE to air some of the...

WWE warning for Nancy Grace show appearances

WWE

TMZ.COM is reporting that WWE is warning all its current and former Superstars to stay away from the Nancy Grace show on CNN’S HLN after her show on the death of the Ultimate Warrior. Diamond Dallas Page was invited to that particular show which was pretty much a disaster as the discussion was turned to steroids and the deaths of other...

Eric Bischoff denies he is still working for TNA

Eric Bischoff

Eric Bischoff is refuting claims made by PWInsider.com today that he is still under contract to the company and launched an attack on the site founder Dave Scherer. Scherer wrote today that Bischoff is still serving as a consultant to TNA’s creative and has 3 months left on his deal with the company. “His ‘facts’ couldn’t be more...

TNA to tape Impact at Sands Casino and Resort in Bethlehem

Impact

TNA Wrestling will be taping episodes of Impact Wrestling in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, this coming June. TNA President Dixie Carter announced that TNA is bringing a “full house” to the Sands Casino and Resort on June 19 and 20 for television tapings. The first show on June 19 will be a live taping and then the rest of the shows that day and the...