Author - Colin Vassallo

More participants announced for the Royal Rumble

Royal Rumble

12 of the 30 participants in this year’s Royal Rumble match have been announced so far with 10 of them made public yesterday during Monday Night RAW. Big E Langston, The Miz, R-Truth, Xavier Woods, Kofi Kingston, Cody Rhodes, Goldust, Rey Mysterio, CM Punk, and Fandango join the other two previously announced Superstars, Alberto Del Rio and...

Vince McMahon discusses WWE Network with investors

WWE Network

WWE held a conference call today with investors to talk about the WWE Network with CEO and Chairman Vince McMahon and Chief Strategy & Financial Officer George Barrios taking calls. No new information was given out during the call other than what was released already to the media. Regarding the $9.99 price, there will be a yearly price listed...

Ultimate Warrior announced for the 2014 WWE Hall of Fame

Ultimate Warrior

WWE yesterday announced that the first inductee into the 2014 WWE Hall of Fame will be none other than The Ultimate Warrior. Bad blood between Warrior and the company resulted in an 18 year absence from WWE television and it was only last year that the relationship between the two parties got on the right track after Warrior was invited to appear...

Ranking the top 10 wealthiest wrestlers of all-time

Steve Austin

TheRichest.com website has an article listing the top 10 wealthiest pro wrestlers of all time and only one of them is in TNA. Coming in 10th place is Mick Foley with net worth of $15 million. The Undertaker is in 9th with $16 million, followed by Shawn Michaels in 8th place with $17 million, and Chris Jericho in 7th with $18 million. Kurt Angle is...

2014 Hall of Fame ceremony tickets on sale this week

Hall of Fame

Tickets for the 2014 WWE Hall of Fame induction ceremony will go on sale this coming Saturday at 10AM CST on Ticketmaster.com. The event will be held on April 5, the evening before WrestleMania XXX at the New Orleans Arena in New Orleans, Louisiana. The pre-sale will kick off on Thursday, January 16, at 10AM CST and will end on Friday at 11:45PM...

WWE Network’s Facebook page hits 1 million ‘likes’

WWE Network

In a matter of days, the WWE Network official Facebook page went to over 1 million likes, maybe a sign to come when it comes to sales come February 24, the day the Network officially launches. While obviously not all the ‘likes’ are U.S. based, the figure does not represent the perfect forecast of potential subscribers. The page has been a bit...

Jim Ross close to Fox Sports deal

Jim Ross

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross is close to signing a deal with Fox Sports according to his latest blog and while he already wrote an article for FoxSports.com, the deal is not signed yet. “I have not yet signed with Fox but we are obviously close and are hopeful that we can finalize the contract next week,” Ross wrote. “Fox provides an amazing...

Brock Lesnar to take on Big Show at the Rumble

Brock Lesnar (WWE)

The second match for the Royal Rumble was made official last night on Smackdown featuring the Big Show taking on the returning Brock Lesnar. This will be the second time that the two will be fighting at a Royal Rumble as they have already went head to head at the 2003 pay-per-view event with Lesnar defeating Show to qualify for the Rumble later on...

Watch the full WWE Network announcement from Las Vegas

WWE Network

WWE has uploaded the full length WWE Network announcement which was held on Wednesday in Las Vegas at the Wynn Hotel as part of CES 2014. Running a total of 52 minutes, the announcement featured appearances from Vince McMahon, Stephanie McMahon, execs Michelle Wilson and Perkins Miller, along with Triple H, Shawn Michaels, and Stone Cold Steve...

Need a bodyguard? Call Ken Shamrock!

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Former WWE Intercontinental, Tag Team, and NWA World Heavyweight champion Ken Shamrock has found a new job that got him some publicity this week: Bodyguard. The UFC Hall of Famer was assigned to 50 Cent’s personal protection detail according to TMZ and he was with him in Las Vegas for CES. Shamrock confirmed that he works for a private security...

Dolph Ziggler gets some good news on concussion

Dolph Ziggler

Dolph Ziggler received some good news regarding the concussion he suffered earlier this week in a match against Ryback taped for Superstars. WWE physician Dr. Chris Amann told WWE.COM that all the tests done on Ziggler appear to be equivocal to baseline and within normal limits. “His symptoms have improved significantly since the injury on...

WWE announces new five year TV deal in Thailand

WWE

WWE and CTH announced a new 5 year exclusive television distribution deal that will make CTH the home of all WWE television in Thailand. The new deal allows CTH to broadcast full versions of RAW, Smackdown and Main Event along with Superstars, NXT, Afterburn, Bottomline, Experience, Vintage Collection, This Week in WWE, and all the WWE...

Major media outlets cover the WWE Network announcement

WWE Network

The launch of the WWE Network was covered by most major news and tech websites who were present at CES in Las Vegas, Nevada, this week, giving WWE some added exposure before the February 24 launch. Yahoo! Sports, Hollywood Reporter, IGN, The Verge, Digital Spy, Engadget, Gizmodo, Zap2It, Miami Herald, Slash Gear, ABC News, Los Angeles Times...