Author - Colin Vassallo

Bret Hart issues clarification on cancer comments by Jim Ross

Bret Hart issued a statement on his Facebook page regarding his prostate cancer and the comments that Jim Ross made during The Gunz Show on 77 WABC Radio earlier this week. “I just want to clarify that, while the surgery went well and my doctors and I are optimistic, it is still way too early to declare that it’s now a non-issue. I will be...

Ric Flair to induct Sting into the WWE Hall of Fame

Wooooo! Are you ready for another Ric Flair Hall of Fame speech? The two-time Hall of Famer announced on his podcast yesterday that he will be inducting Sting in the WWE Hall of Fame class of 2016 on April 2. The Nature Boy was the favorite to do the honors from the very beginning considering the long history the two had in WCW. JBL and Ron...

Kevin Nash will donate brain and spinal cord for research

WWE Hall of Famer Kevin Nash told ESPN yesterday that he will donate his brain and spinal cord to CTE research after his death with the CTE Center at Boston University and the Concussion Legacy Foundation run by former WWE wrestler Chris Nowinski being selected as recipients. “Chris Nowinski started the program, and I’ve had several...

Kevin Dunn gets the highest salary among all WWE execs in 2015

WWE has sent a letter to all of its stockholders announcing that the 2016 annual meeting will be held on April 21 at the Hilton Stamford Hotel with stockholders being asked to vote on six items, including the election of the ten Board of Directors. In the proxy statement that was attached to the invitation, there were some interesting figures on...

Impact rating for 03/01/2016

Impact on Pop this week did 258,000 viewers, up 48,000 from last week’s record low rating. Despite the registered increase, it’s still one of the lowest rated episodes since moving to Pop, the third lowest to be exact, beating only the debut show by 3,000 viewers. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Total Divas season 5 episode 7 rating

Total Divas episode seven of season five with the title Hart of the Matter did a total of 591,000 viewers which is now the lowest rated show in the whole series. It suffered a huge drop of 186,000 viewers from last week and it’s down over half a million viewers from the season opener. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Sunny fires back at Edge and Christian with rant on Twitter

As expected, the dig at Sunny on the Edge & Christian WWE Network show did not go down well with the former Diva and she unloaded on the two in several posts on Twitter. “Those who matter in the WWE office called to check on me in the hospital a couple weeks ago. Edge and Christian are just douche bags,” Sytch wrote before suggesting that...

Jury selection starts in Hulk Hogan vs Gawker trial

Jury selection in the Hulk Hogan vs Gawker trial began yesterday, kicking off a trial that is expected to last three weeks. Nearly 500 potential jurors were summoned, all mostly from Hogan’s area, and around 100 of those were told to return today. The Associated Press reported that the jurors did not like the fact that the trial is going to last...

Jim Ross says Bret Hart has beat cancer

During a radio appearance on The Gunz Show on 77 WABC Radio, WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross revealed that fellow Hall of Famer Bret “Hit Man” Hart has beat cancer after the surgery was a total success. Hart went public last month with the news that he is suffering from prostate cancer and underwent surgery on February 10. “They removed the...

Raw rating for 02/29/2016

Raw this week drew a total of 3,724,000 viewers with the brief return of the Undertaker, down 160,000 viewers from last week’s show which also featured another return, that one of Shane McMahon. Hour one started strong with 3,961,000 viewers but then it dipped to 3,660,000 viewers in the second hour and even further down to 3,551,000 in the...

Total Divas episode preview for tonight: Hart of the Matter

E! will air the seventh episode of season five of Total Divas tonight with an episode titled Hart of the Matter. The synopsis reads, “Nikki’s championship reign is at stake when she faces an old foe. Nattie is torn over taking TJ’s last name or having him take hers. Paige struggles to keep her relationship with Kevin afloat. Brie has...

WWE Network available in Thailand and Philippines starting today

WWE today announced that starting today the WWE Network is available for fans in Thailand and Philippines and the first month of service will be free. WWE Network in Thailand and Philippines will cost $9.99 per month, with no commitment and the ability to cancel any time. Subscribers will have access to the U.S. English language version of WWE...

Lucha Underground now available on iTunes

El Rey Network announced today that Lucha Underground is now available on iTunes with the complete first season ready for download, along with new episodes of the current season two available the next day after they air. The episodes are $1.99 for standard definition or $2.99 for high definition. The full first season can be purchased in full for...

William Regal returning to EVOLVE this month for two shows

Gabe Sapolsky of EVOLVE announced that NXT General Manager William Regal will be returning to the promotion for the live events on March 19 and 20 from Queens and Brooklyn, New York, respectively. Regal will be available for pictures and autographs at both events although prices for the meet and greet have not been announced. While the two shows...

March WWE Network event given new name and main event

The March to WrestleMania WWE Network event which will take place on March 12 from Toronto, Canada, has been renamed to Roadblock, and will now feature the main event of Triple H versus Dean Ambrose for the WWE World Heavyweight title. The show – from the Ricoh Coliseum – will kick off at 8PM EST and will also feature Brock Lesnar...