Author - Colin Vassallo

WWE awards $125,000 in Be a STAR grants

Be A Star

WWE and The Creative Coalition, the co-founders of the Be a STAR anti-bullying campaign awarded $125,000 in grants to five qualified non-profit public charities that develop and implement anti-bullying programs. The five grantees of the inaugural Be a STAR grant program are The Armory Foundation from New York, New York; Blue Star Families from...

WWE and BSkyB announce new five year deal for WWE programming

WWE

WWE and BSkyB in the United Kingdom today announced that they have extended their partnership for five more years, with Sky retaining the exclusive rights for WWE programming until 2019. Currently Sky airs all WWE programming including the twelve pay-per-views, and starting now all the twelve PPV events will air on Sky Box Office, the company’s...

Sting and WWE in talks over a deal

Sting

Sting and the WWE appear to be close to reach a deal that will see the former WCW, NWA, and TNA champion jump ship to WWE for the first time ever in his career. Sting admitted a few years ago that he was almost headed to WWE to wrestle the Undertaker at WrestleMania but eventually decided to stay with TNA, signing a new one year deal. His latest...

WWE reschedules live events in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to April

WWE

WWE has rescheduled the three non-televised live events which were going to take place in February in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to April. The three events were originally going to be on held on February 13, 14, and 15, at the Green Halls Stadium but a conflict of events at the same venue forced WWE to postpone for a couple of months later. The change...

Warrior congratulates Jake Roberts on Hall of Fame induction

Ultimate Warrior

The Ultimate Warrior congratulated Jake “The Snake” Roberts on his WWE Hall of Fame induction after Roberts apologized for his remarks towards the Warrior when he called Warrior an a$$hole during a radio show. “We’ve all been a-holes. Now two are #HOF inductees; each great yet unique in talent, each deserving. Congratulations...

RAW rating for 01/27/2014

RAW

Monday Night RAW this week with the fallout from the Royal Rumble did a total of 4,719,000 viewers, down 141,000 viewers from last week which saw the return of Batista. Hour one pulled 4,849,000 viewers, followed by 4,837,000 in the second, and then down to 4,470,000 in the third and final hour. (Ratings credit: PWInsider.com)

Matt Hardy and Reby Sky arrested after fight at a hotel

Matt Hardy

TMZ.COM is reporting that former WWE and TNA Superstar Matt Hardy was arrested along with his wife Rebecca earlier this month at the Hampton Inn in Virginia after they got into a fight…with each other. The recently-married couple got all bloodied and scratched up with Matt having scratches all over her face while Rebecca had a black eye, some...

Jesse Ventura back with new show called Off The Grid

Jesse Ventura

MONDAY, January 27th marked the premiere of Jesse Ventura’s online show “Off The Grid” on Ora. The newest edition to Ora.TV, Jesse Ventura will be hosting Off The Grid from an undisclosed location in Mexico’s Baja Peninsula, and broadcasting into what he considers “Occupied America.” “Broadcasting from Mexico...

CM Punk goes home, says he’s not coming back

CM Punk

The big news this week is the apparent demise of CM Punk from the WWE as several insiders are reporting that the former WWE champion went home after a meeting held before RAW. Punk has been removed from all advertising for upcoming WWE shows and as things stand right now, Punk is pretty much gone from the company. His contract runs till July and...

WWE stocks close to reaching $22

WWE

WWE stocks are within distance of hitting $22 a piece, closing the day at $21.96 today, just four cents off the 52-week high of $21.98. Stocks are expected to remain going up as WWE launches the WWE Network and the TV rights are negotiated, a deal which is scheduled to bring at least double the money on the past contract that WWE had with NBC...

Mick Foley to do stand up comedy gig live on AXS TV

Mick Foley

Mick Foley will be taking his comedy show on live television for a one night special this coming month. Foley announced on his Twitter that AXS TV will air his show from the Gotham Comedy Club in New York City live on February 6 starting at 10PM. The Gotham Comedy Club website is selling tickets for this show at $15 each and you must be 18 years...

Elimination Chamber 2014 main event starts to take shape

Randy Orton

The main event for the Elimination Chamber pay-per-view started to take shape last night on RAW as Randy Orton was announced as defending his WWE World Heavyweight title inside the Chamber. Joining Orton in the main event are John Cena, Sheamus, and Daniel Bryan, who together won their spot in a match against The Shield in the final segment of the...

A response to Shane Skwarek

Daniel Bryan

Yesterday, Wrestling-Online ran a guest column by Shane Skwarek. Contrary to many opinions, Shane argued that WWE was doing right by the fans, giving them what they want in several areas, and that Daniel Bryan’s popularity has risen, in large part, due to the Authority’s (I assume he means WWE’s creative process – namely...

Summer Rae joins the cast of Total Divas season two

Summer Rae

There’s a new cast member for season two of the hit reality TV show Total Divas – Fandango’s dancing partner, Summer Rae! Rae will be taking the place of newbie JoJo Offerman, who was totally forgotten in the second part of season one and rarely mentioned in the first part. The 30 year old blond beauty confirmed her participation on...

Daniel Bryan tells fans to keep voicing their opinions

Daniel Bryan

Daniel Bryan used Twitter to thank the fans for their support following his exclusion from the 30-man Royal Rumble match yesterday in Pittsburgh. With Bryan opening the show – and losing – against Wyatt, fans thought that he would be making an appearance in the Rumble itself however it was not meant to be and when the #30 entrant came...

Batista flips off fan after Rumble goes off the air

Batista

Batista’s honeymoon with the fans ended yesterday as the Royal Rumble winner was showered with boos after they realized Daniel Bryan was not going to be in the Rumble match. The former WWE and World Heavyweight champion however lost his cool and ended the night by flipping the bird to the fans in the Consol Energy Center, not something that a...

Roman Reigns is the MVP of the 2014 Royal Rumble

The Shield

Out of the 30 WWE Superstars who participated in the Royal Rumble, only 12 of them managed to eliminate someone, with Roman Reigns being the MVP this year, eliminating a total of 12 other wrestlers to set a new Royal Rumble record which was set by Kane over a decade ago. Cody Rhodes, Kane, Kofi Kingston, Goldust, Kevin Nash, Sheamus, and El Torito...

Mick Foley rips into WWE for Rumble conclusion

Mick Foley

WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley was one of the many who expressed his disgust at the way Daniel Bryan was left out of the Royal Rumble last night and tore WWE a new one in a message on Facebook. In a post titled “Hey WWE…what the F?” Foley said that he’s never been so disgusted at the conclusion of a WWE pay-per-view. “This Daniel Bryan...