Author - Colin Vassallo

Brock Lesnar fails another UFC drug test

Brock Lesnar (UFC)

Just when you thought it can’t get any worse, Brock Lesnar has failed his second drug test, this time an in-competition test administered by the USADA on July 9, the day of his fight against Mark Hunt at UFC 200. “The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Brock Lesnar that his...

Raw rating for 07/18/2016

Raw

The final Raw with the full roster and the reveal of the General Managers drew just 3,133,000, one of the lowest non-holiday numbers the show has done over the past two decades. It was down 37,000 viewers from last week’s show. Hour one started with 3,204,000 viewers, followed by 3,236,000 in the second hour and then a drop to 2,960,000 viewers...

Big sale on WWE Shop to celebrate the draft

WWEShop

To celebrate the WWE Draft, WWE Shop is running a promotion using the code DRAFT to save 20% on replica championship titles, 25% off tank tops and 30% off t-shirts. The deal is only available for today and tomorrow and it ends at 11:59PM EST on July 20. A bunch of merchandise from WWE Legends, Cruiserweight Classic, Brock Lesnar, Sasha Banks, John...

WWE title re-match on live Smackdown tonight

Dean Ambrose

Smackdown tonight will have a WWE title match to make up for the controversial finish from last night’s Raw which saw Seth Rollins and Dean Ambrose pinning each other. After the main event match finished, Stephanie McMahon announced that Seth Rollins was the new WWE champion as Shane, Mick Foley, and Daniel Bryan argued between each other on the...

Dwayne Johnson’s Ballers HBO show season 2 premiere rating

Ballers

The season 2 premiere of Dwayne Johnson’s Ballers was not as a big hit as the first episode of the first season as on Sunday night the show did 1,585,000 viewers on HBO. Last season the premiere did 2,160,000 viewers however the show declined in viewers throughout the whole season and the final was seen by 1,400,000 viewers. (Ratings credit:...

9th WWE Draft takes place tonight

WWE Draft

The 9th WWE Draft will take place tonight on Smackdown, five years after the last one took place in 2011. WWE started its draft concept back in 2002 after the company bought WCW and ECW and the invasion pretty much failed. To create competition, the brand was split into two separate tours. The following year there was no draft and the next one was...

Live Smackdown kicks off on USA Network at 8PM EST

Smackdown

Smackdown will be moving nights starting tonight as the show transitions to a live broadcast every Tuesday on USA Network. While there have been live specials of Smackdown, the show has never been live every week and always taped on Tuesdays with an airing on Thursday or Friday night. In theory, the move to live should help the company in its...

Stephanie McMahon chooses Mick Foley as Raw GM

Mick Foley

Raw is getting a little bit of the Attitude Era as Mick Foley was announced as the new Raw General Manager last night by Stephanie McMahon. This is not the first time that Foley was put in charge of Raw. Foley was WWF Commissioner between June and December 2000 and then from October to November 2001. In 2002 he was Raw General Manager for two...

Daniel Bryan is the new Smackdown General Manager

Daniel Bryan

Yes! Yes! Yes! Yes! Shane McMahon revealed last night on Monday Night Raw that Daniel Bryan is the new Smackdown General Manager, bringing the former WWE champion on regular television for the first time in over a year. Bryan won the Intercontinental title at WrestleMania 31, his last championship in the WWE and then was injured a few weeks later...

WWE tag team the Lucha Dragons split up

WWE logo

Kalisto and Sin Cara, collectively known as the Lucha Dragons, have announced via a short video clip on WWE’s Facebook account that they have split up and will be now wrestling as singles. “We have decided to go into the draft as singles competitors,” Sin Cara said in the video with Kalisto standing next to him. Kalisto said that they will...

Wooooo! The Nature Boy Ric Flair gets engaged…again!

Ric Flair

Since for Ric Flair maintaining four ex-wives is not enough, he decided to get engaged to his soon-to-be fifth wife! ProWrestlingSheet.com is reporting that the Nature Boy has just gotten engaged to Wendy Barlow, the artist formerly known in WCW as Fifi the Maid. The two have been dating since 2012 and even appeared on the reality TV show...

Raw and Smackdown General Managers to be chosen tonight

McMahon Family

Live on Raw tonight, Shane McMahon and Stephanie McMahon, the Commissioners for Smackdown and Raw respectively, will be announcing the General Managers who will be “running” the two brands moving forward starting from tomorrow. Shane McMahon already announced on his Twitter that he chose his new GM but Stephanie has made no mention of anything...

WWE Draft rules announced for tomorrow

WWE Draft

WWE has announced a set of rules in place for tomorrow’s Draft as well as a list of WWE Superstars eligible to be part of the draft. Not surprisingly, the Raw brand will get the first overall pick and with Smackdown being a two hour show and Raw is three hours, for every two Smackdown picks, Raw gets a third one. Tag teams count as one pick...

Heath Slater injured at live event in Bangor, Maine

Heath Slater

WWE Superstar Heath Slater suffered an injury at last night’s non-televised live event in Bangor, Maine in his match against Titus O’Neil. Due to the severity of the injury, the match was stopped on the spot by one of WWE’s ringside physicians and O’Neil was declared the winner. Slater got a nasty gash over his right eye, a six centimeter...

Fans get a special moment at NXT live event in Louisville

Finn Balor

The folks at NXT have fun at every city they go to and the atmosphere around these NXT live events are certainly very different from the Raw and Smackdown tours. Yesterday in a non-televised NXT event in Louisville, Kentucky the stars of NXT did just that – have fun. The show was main evented by a massive five on five match featuring Finn...

Dwayne Johnson’s Ballers returns on HBO tonight

Ballers

If you’re a fan of The Rock’s HBO show Ballers, then today is a good day as the 30 minute dramedy series returns to television today with the season two premiere. The show focuses on Spencer Strasmore, played by Dwayne Johnson, as he tries to find the same success as a financial manager for current players in Miami.  Spencer builds a client...