Author - Colin Vassallo

WWE officially unveils Shinsuke Nakamura

Today WWE officially announced the signing of former IWGP Heavyweight and Intercontinental champion Shinsuke Nakamura during a press conference held at Hard Rock Cafe in Tokyo, Japan. Nakamura arrived earlier this month in the United States after wrapping up his NJPW duties. “Talent is the lifeblood of our company, and the signing of Shinsuke...

WrestleMania 32 main event set

Barring any injuries or fan revolt, the WrestleMania 32 main event was set up last night at the end of Fastlane as WWE World Heavyweight champion Triple H will be defending the gold against number one contender Roman Reigns. Reigns had to go through crowd favorites Dean Ambrose and Brock Lesnar to book his ticket to the main event but the fans...

Fastlane 2016 results

Here are the results from last night’s Fastlane which took place from the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Kalisto defeated Alberto Del Rio in a 2 out of 3 falls match to retain the United States title. Kalisto won the first fall, Del Rio won the second, and Kalisto got the third pin for the victory; Sasha Banks and Becky Lynch...

Cena discusses chances of making WrestleMania with FOX Sports

John Cena was the honorary pace car driver today at the 58th annual Daytona 500 and was interviewed by FOX Sports about his chances of being at WrestleMania 32 on April 3. Just six weeks out from rotator cuff surgery, Cena said, “Percentage-wise, I’m somewhere between zero and 100. That’s a safe estimation for me.” He then...

Paige OK with the term Diva…but not with the Divas title design

WWE Diva Paige had a Q&A panel at the Portland Comic Con this weekend and was asked about the current Divas title design and if WWE should drop the term Diva altogether in favor of bringing the Women’s title back. The former champion said that when she initially came to WWE, she wanted them to remove the word Diva but ever since she started...

Edge & Christian return to WWE television tonight

Edge and Christian will return on WWE television tonight, first at Fastlane, and then with their own show on the WWE Network. The dynamic duo welcome WWE tag team champions The New Day to The Cutting Edge Peep Show during Fastlane to continue something that started back in September of last year. During the September 7 edition of Raw, a few hours...

Roman Reigns is favorite in online betting for Fastlane win

Roman Reigns is the favorite among online bookmakers to win the triple treat match tonight with odds at 1/6 in his favor, with Dean Ambrose second at 5/1 and Brock Lesnar a distant 9/1. In the title matches, Charlotte is at 2/9 to retain against Brie Bella who is at 3/1. Kevin Owens stands at 1/5 against Dolph Ziggler who is at 100/30. Kalisto is...

Fastlane 2016 live on WWE Network tonight

Live from the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio, WWE presents Fastlane on the WWE Network. The full card is as follows: Dean Ambrose vs Roman Reigns vs Brock Lesnar in a triple threat match to determine the number one contender for the WWE World Heavyweight title; Kevin Owens vs Dolph Ziggler for the Intercontinental title; Charlotte vs Brie...

Finn Balor comes out dressed as Bayley at NXT event in Albany

Finn Balor and Bayley are having the time of their lives at NXT and it was evident at last night’s non-televised NXT live event in Albany, New York. After the main event was over, Balor walked to the back and Bayley came out to the top of the stage and waited for a few seconds before her theme song kicked in and Balor came out dressed as...

AXS TV gives sneak peek of Jim Ross doing commentary for NJPW

AXS TV, the home of New Japan Pro Wrestling in the United States, has uploaded a sneak peek of WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross calling the action with Josh Barnett. Ross will make his NJPW AXS TV debut on March 4 which will feature WWE NXT’s Shinsuke Nakamura vs Hirooki Goto. This is Ross’ first full-time commentary gig since leaving WWE and his...

Steve Austin tries cocktails for the first time…

BuzzFeed, known for their often hilarious videos, has invited WWE Hall of Famer Stone Cold Steve Austin to try out several cocktails for the first time to see how they stack up against his favorite alcohol beverage – beer! “I’m not sure what the fuck this is but I’m about to find out,” Austin said when he was given a Birthdaytini...

WWE supporting its largest ever staff on payroll

In their latest 10-K filings with the United States Securities and Exchange, WWE revealed that as of February 2016 they had 840 employees, their largest ever payroll. The addition of employees was due to more manpower needed to run and operate the WWE Network and original shows. Apart from in-house employees, WWE has contracted personnel for their...

Smackdown rating 02/18/2016

Smackdown drew 2,458,000 viewers yesterday with the first appearance of Brock Lesnar on the show in twelve years. That is up slightly by just 44,000 viewers from the previous week. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Finn Balor returns to the ring following ankle injury

The ankle injury Finn Balor suffered a few weeks ago seems like it cleared as the NXT champion returned to the ring at the NXT non-televised live event in Philadelphia last night. The sold out show at the Tower Theater saw a main event of Finn Balor teaming up with newcomer Austin Aries to take on Samoa Joe and Baron Corbin in a tag team match...

Dwayne Johnson returning for San Andreas sequel

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has signed on to film the sequel of San Andreas, his biggest solo blockbuster film to date for New Line. The Hollywood Reporter said that New Line has hired Neil Widener and Gavin James to write the sequel with most of the San Andreas team returning including Johnson, producer Beau Flynn, and director Brad Peyton. The...

Undertaker’s opponent for WrestleMania reportedly set

Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer is reporting that The Undertaker’s match at WrestleMania has been decided and it’s someone not active on the roster at the moment. Meltzer – who said that he is unaware of who the opponent is – added that it will not be Cena, Owens, Strowman, or anyone else who has been rumored over the past...