Author - Colin Vassallo

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...

WWE starts three day tour in Saudi Arabia today

WWE

Several WWE Superstars are currently in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, for the first post-WrestleMania International tour. The tour starts tonight and will go on till April 19 with three live events all held at The Green Halls Stadium. Everyone will then fly back to Baltimore during the weekend for RAW tapings. The next International tour following this...

Legends House kicks off tonight on WWE Network

WWE Network

WWE Network will debut a new original series tonight called Legends House which will start airing weekly at 8PM EST. Legends House will have a cast of eight – Gene Okerlund, Hacksaw Jim Duggan, Hillbilly Jim, Howard Finkel, Jimmy Hart, Roddy Piper, Patt Patterson, and Tony Atlas, living under one roof in a house in Palm Springs...

AJ Lee to take time off from WWE duties

AJ

Former WWE Divas champion AJ Lee will be taking some time off from her WWE duties which is why she was not part of the Divas battle royal for the #1 contender spot for the Divas title at Extreme Rules and which is why there was no automatic rematch between her and Paige. AJ has been pretty much going full speed ahead ever since winning the Divas...

Darren Young out for up to 6 months with torn ACL

Darren Young

Darren Young will be out of action for up to six months after he tore his ACL in his left knee. “I tried 2 tough it out but Doc informed me I tore my ACL & surgery was needed,” Young wrote on his Twitter, also noting that he already underwent surgery which was a success. Now the hard part kicks off for the former Prime Time Player as he...

Sting appears on WWE Network during Warrior special

Sting

Sting appeared in one of the interviews on the WWE Network special about the Ultimate Warrior yesterday, making it the first footage that the former WCW and TNA champion filmed for WWE. The footage was not shot directly by WWE but by Sting himself who wanted to add his comments about the Ultimate Warrior since the two started wrestling together...

Wife of late Warrior writes beautiful letter to fans

Ultimate Warrior

The wife of the late Ultimate Warrior, Dana, wrote an amazing thank you letter to wrestling fans around the world and to WWE for their support during the past week. Dana said that she did not allow any television or press into her home ever since Warrior died on Tuesday but when Monday came around she and her two kids had to tune in to RAW to see...

RAW rating for 04/14/2014

RAW

Monday Night RAW this week which featured a small tribute to the Ultimate Warrior did a total of 4,770,000 viewers, down from last week’s 5,146,000 post-WrestleMania show. Taking out last week, it was the highest rated show since the return of Batista on January 20. Hour one did 4,811,000 viewers which then increased slightly to 4,831,000 in...