Author - Colin Vassallo

Mick Foley publishing Christmas book later this year

Raw General Manager Mick Foley will be releasing a Christmas book later this year titled Saint Mick. The book, in hardcover format, will be published by Polis Books and will contain 256 pages. It’s already available to pre-order from Amazon for $25.99. The preview of the book reads, “Sailing into the Holiday season with the earnestness of...

Chavo Guerrero Sr., passes away at age 68

Chavo Guerrero Sr., the father of former WWE Superstar Chavo Guerrero and brother of Eddie Guerrero, passed away at age 68. Chavo made his professional wrestling debut in 1970 and wrestled for several promotions, including the Universal Wrestling Federation, the American Wrestling Association, New Japan Pro Wrestling, Championship Wrestling rom...

Jeff Jarrett back running things in TNA

In the latest Wrestling Observer, Dave Meltzer says that Jeff Jarrett has now replaced John Gaburick as the top guy in TNA. Gaburick held the position of Executive Vice President of Creative & Talent Relations since his arrival in 2013 and was the number two guy behind Dixie Carter during the old TNA regime. While there’s a change in the...

Several discounts at WWE Shop in time for Elimination Chamber

With Elimination Chamber around the corner, WWE Shop is running a promotion which ends at various times during the weekend featuring several discounts across the shop. Using the code CHAMBER at checkout, you can benefit from 20% off select replica championship titles, 30% off sweatshirts, and 40% off select t-shirts. You can start shopping at...

WWE cancels Legends with JBL show on WWE Network

The Legends with JBL show on the WWE Network was not renewed for another run according to JBL himself, who announced the news in a post on Twitter. “Thanks to all who enjoyed #LegendswithJBL. I loved it, wish I could do more-but not to be, maybe one day @WWE will bring it back,” the former WWE champion wrote. The show made its debut on the...

294 million hours of content streamed on WWE Network in 2016

During the year 2016, WWE Network subscribers watched a total of 294 million hours of content, representing an average of 194 hours per household, according to George Barrios, WWE’s Chief Strategy and Financial Officer. Barrios said that those statistics puts the Network among the top cable and broadcast networks in terms of viewer hours per...

WWE stocks end day on a high after record year

WWE stocks had a very good day today as Wall Street reacted positively to WWE’s Q4 2016 and year-end results, nearly hitting the 52-week high. Stocks jumped 8.71% by the time trading closed, ending the day at $21.02 a piece after the company announced a record $729 million in revenue for 2016. WWE also had a record of $189 million in...

All 9 WWE business segments register increase in Q4 2016

For the first time in a very, very, very long time, all of WWE’s nine business segments registered an increase compared to the prior year quarter. Network revenues, including WWE Network and traditional pay-per-views increased to $43.7 million from $40.8 million; Television revenues increased to $68.6 million from $55.6 million; Home...

WWE Network hits 1.5 million paid subscribers

In today’s Q4 2016 results, WWE revealed that the WWE Network has a total of 1,500,000 paid subscribers as of January 31, 2017. By the end of 2016, they had 1,473,000 total subscribers with 1,407,000 paid, so the Rumble moved nearly 100,00 new paid subscribers. That number is up from the 1,440,000 they had by September 30, 2016, but slightly...

WWE reports Q4 2016 and year-end financial results

WWE today announced financial results for its fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2016. For the quarter, the Company reported Net income of $8.0 million as compared to a Net loss of $1.2 million in the prior year quarter. Operating income increased to $13.9 million from an Operating loss of $1.5 million. “During the past year, we...

New England Patriots celebrate with their replica WWE title

WWE sending a replica title to Super Bowl winners New England Patriots paid off as the team celebrated with the title during their victory parade which was broadcast live on television. The title was passed around from one member to another as everyone held it high in the air as they celebrated their fifth historic win. Big WWE fan Rob Gronkowski...

Smackdown rating for 02/07/2017

Smackdown yesterday with John Cena vs Randy Orton in the main event drew 2,627,000 viewers, down 190,000 viewers from last week’s show. Smackdown was #1 on the cables chart in the 18-49 demographic. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Darren Young undergoing elbow surgery tomorrow in Birmingham

Darren Young is looking at several months on the sidelines as he announced in an Instagram post that he will be undergoing elbow surgery to repair the damage he suffered during a taping of Main Event in mid-January. Young suffered the injury when he was wrestling Epico and took a bad bump on the apron, with the elbow looking like snapping in the...

Former WWE announcer Mike Adamle suffering from dementia

In an interview with NBC 5 Chicago, former NFL player who turned into a WWE announcer Mike Adamle revealed that he has been diagnosed with dementia and doctors believe he also suffers from CTE – Chronic Traumatic Encephelopathy. CTE cannot be 100% proven until post mortem. Adamle also suffers from seizures and epilepsy, and Dr. Michael Smith...