Author - Colin Vassallo

Ric Flair and Kenta at NXT Takeover 2 next week

NXT

16 time World Heavyweight champion the Nature Boy Ric Flair will be appearing at the upcoming NXT Takeover 2 special on the WWE Network on September 11 to welcome Japanese Superstar Kenta to NXT. This will be Kenta’s first televised appearance under the NXT banner after he was officially introduced to the WWE world during the July tour of Japan...

Mick Foley undergoing minor back surgeries

Mick Foley

WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley underwent the first of several minor surgical procedures which he hopes to have him walk in less pain. “Looking forward to the first of several minor surgical procedures that will hopefully have me walking around in less pain than I’ve known in years. But for the next few days I’ll be flat on my back...

Brock Lesnar sells his rural 43-acre estate in Minnesota

Brock Lesnar

The Los Angeles Times newspaper has a story about Brock Lesnar recently selling his rural estate outside Minneapolis, Minnesota, for $750,000. Lesnar owned the 1996-built, 43-acre estate which has 3,247 square feet of living space and a heated pole barn, storage barn, and pond. If you think Lesnar made a profit on that three quarters of a million...

Jim Ross to announce his first MMA show with Chael Sonnen

Jim Ross

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross will be making his MMA announcing debut on October 3, for Battleground MMA. The former voice of the WWE will be joined by former UFC fighter Chael Sonnen, who is currently serving a two year suspension from actively competing in mixed martial arts. Ross made it no secret in the past that he would love to call an MMA...

Former WWE Diva joins Lucha Underground

Lucha Underground

TAMPA, FLA, September 3, 2014 – Former WWE Diva and Actress Karlee Perez announces her new recurring role on producer Mark Burnett’s new show; Lucha Libre, a weekly hour-long wrestling series on the El Rey Network. Mark Burnett, the uber-producer behind Survivor, The Apprentice, The Voice and The Bible is teaming with Robert...

RAW rating for 09/01/2014

RAW

Monday Night Raw on Labor Day scored 3,920,000 viewers for the three hour broadcast, down 74,000 viewers from last week. Hour one did 4,009,000 viewers, followed by 3,925,000 in the second, and then 3,827,000 in the third and final hour. This is the third week in a row that Raw declined in the ratings. (Ratings credit: PWInsider.com)

WWE congratulates NFL’s Michael Sam and extends Raw invitation

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After inviting NFL free agent Michael Sam to Monday Night Raw two days ago, WWE.COM removed the invite graphic and letter penned by Stephanie McMahon from the website after it was revealed that the Dallas Cowboys have signed him up. The invitation was replaced by a congratulatory message which reads, “Congratulations to Michael Sam on signing...

Rosa Mendes suffers wardrobe malfunction on Main Event

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WWE Diva Rosa Mendes suffered a wardrobe malfunction on Main Event live on the WWE Network during a tag team Divas match thanks to Layla. The incident happened while Mendes was outside the ring and after she threw Summer Rae back in, she tried to follow her but Layla grabbed her from her tights and pulled it down, giving WWE fans who were behind...

Roberts taken off the ventilator and breathing on his own

Jake Roberts

WWE Hall of Famer Jake “The Snake” Roberts was taken off the ventilator and breathing on his own according to a post by Sinn Bodhi. “He is kicking ass on his spirometer breathing tests…If he keeps up this pace he will not need to go back on ventilator so everyone please cross your fingers,” Bodhi said. Roberts had been unable to...

Jerry Springer on RAW next week for Bella Twins segment

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Who is the best man to handle all the Bella sisters family feud at the moment? The king of trash TV himself, Jerry Springer. And of course, WWE has booked the legend to appear on Monday Night RAW this coming week to offer some “family management advice.” Uh oh! Springer will be moderating a discussion between Nikki and Brie on what WWE is...

Natalya for Total Divas meet and greet at NBC Store in New York

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WWE Diva Natalya will be at the NBC Experience Store at 30 Rockefeller Plaza tomorrow, September 3, starting at 2:30PM for a Total Divas meet and greet. The former Divas champion will be spending an hour and a half at the store and there will be no limit on people or tickets needed to attend the event. The store plans to “get through as many...

WWE invites NFL free agent Michael Sam to RAW next week

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After being left out of the St. Louis Rams from practice squad, WWE invited NFL defensive end free agent Michael Sam to Monday Night Raw next week. Sam is trying to be the NFL’s first openly gay player and after he was cut, WWE was quick to offer an invite with a letter penned by WWE’s Chief Brand Officer, Stephanie McMahon. “Exhibiting...

Jake Roberts doing better after surgery

Jake Roberts

WWE Hall of Famer Jake “The Snake” Roberts is doing slightly better after undergoing lung surgery to have him breathe better. “He is breathing better but still on ventilator. In the moments of Jake being awake from sedation today he was telling jokes & messing with nurses! That is a good sign,” said his friend Nick Cvjetkovich, better...

First wave of WCW Monday Nitro episodes hit the WWE Network

WCW Nitro

As of this writing, all episodes from 1995 and 1996 of WCW’s flagship show Monday Nitro are available to stream on the WWE Network. The episodes are from the first one, September 4, 1995 to December 30, 1996, with more expected to be uploaded for a total of over 100 hours. Nitro was a one hour show in the first couple of years so that would mean...

AJ Lee and CM Punk wedding photo leaked online

AJ

A photo of CM Punk and AJ Lee from their wedding day was leaked online on the day that several celebrities had their iCloud accounts hacked and several nude and personal photos were splashed all over the Internet. Punk was none too happy about the photo being released and expressed his frustration in a Twitter message. “Tweet that pic and I...

WWE Diva Naomi explains absence from television

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Trinity Fatu, the WWE Diva better known as Naomi, has been off WWE television lately and she explained her absence from TV in a message on Twitter. “I had to have a minor procedure done to correct a problem from the orbital fracture, I’ll be back with a whole new feel,” she wrote. The orbital fracture she is referring to is the one she...

First episode of WCW Monday Nitro to air after RAW on WWE Network

WCW Nitro

The debut episode of WCW Monday Nitro will air on the WWE Network this Monday following RAW starting at 11:06PM EST. WWE will make available the first two years of the show with over 100 hours of WCW’s flagship show available on-demand on the Network. The first episode of Nitro came live from The Mall of America in Minneapolis, Minnesota with...