Author - Colin Vassallo

Raw rating for 04/27/2015

RAW

It seems not many cared about the fallout from the Extreme Rules pay-per-view as the show did over a quarter of a million less viewers from last week, getting a total average of 3,756,000 viewers for the three hour show. Hour one pulled 3,823,000 viewers, followed by 3,855,000 in the second hour, and then down to 3,590,000 in the third and final...

Bad News Barrett crowned the new King of the Ring

Wade Barrett

WWE crowned a new king last night, the first one since King Sheamus back in 2010 as Bad News Barrett captured the King of the Ring tournament yesterday live on the WWE Network. In the two semi finals, Neville first defeated Sheamus and then Barrett defeated R-Truth, setting up an all-England King of the Ring final. A missed Red Arrow and a...

Jeff Hardy suffers broken leg in dirt bike accident

Jeff Hardy

It seems like Matt and Jeff Hardy’s reign as TNA tag team champions will be short lived as Jeff Hardy suffered a broken leg yesterday after a dirt bike jump ended badly. The brothers won the tag team titles at the March 16 tapings of Impact which aired on April 17. They defeated The Beat Down Clan, EC3 and Bram, and Bobby Roode and Austin Aries...

Daniel Bryan removed from all shows until mid July

Daniel Bryan

Daniel Bryan has been removed from all upcoming televised and non-televised live event advertising for the month of May and June. The current Intercontinental champion has not wrestled since the Smackdown in London, England, as issues with his previous injuries that cut short his WWE World Heavyweight title reign last year have returned. Bryan...

TNA couple gets engaged after two months dating

Angelina Love

There’s a new wrestling couple waiting to tie the knot as TNA’s Angelina Love and Davey Richards announced that they are now engaged. Richards was the first one to break the news on Twitter, saying, “I’m officially the luckiest guy in the world. I get my marry my dream girl @ActualALove thanks everyone for the nice words!” Just a few...

Triple threat main event for Payback 2015 set

Seth Rollins

The main event for the Payback pay-per-view was set last night on Raw with the fans deciding on the match. Earlier in the broadcast, Kane gave the WWE fans the option to vote on three possible main events – Seth Rollins vs Randy Orton, Seth Rollins vs Roman Reigns, and Seth Rollins vs Randy Orton vs Roman Reigns in a triple threat match for...

King of The Ring finals tonight live on the WWE Network

King of the Ring

The 2015 King of the Ring tournament finals will be held tonight on the WWE Network live starting at 8PM EST at the site of the Smackdown tapings in Moline, Illinois. In the quarter finals, Wade Barrett, R-Truth, Sheamus, and Neville, advanced by defeating Dolph Ziggler, Stardust, Dean Ambrose, and Luke Harper respectively. The semi finals tonight...

Booker T apologizes for Owen Hart remark on Raw

Booker T

An Owen Hart reference on Monday Night Raw by Booker T sparked controversy leading to the former 5 time WCW champion to apologize on Twitter. The whole thing started when JBL said that Neville could very well become the first high flying King of the Ring. Realizing that Owen was a King of the Ring winner and a high flyer himself, JBL then...

Legendary AWA promoter Verne Gagne passes away

Verne Gagne

WWE Hall of Famer and legendary promoter Verne Gagne passed away yesterday at the age of 89. The Minnesota native joined the AWA – American Wrestling Association – in 1960 and began his reign as one of the biggest and most popular wrestlers of his generation, winning the AWA Heavyweight title 10 different times over a period of two...

First match announced for Payback 2015

John Cena

The first match for the Payback pay-per-view was made official at last night’s Extreme Rules with Cena defending the United States title once again against Rusev. This time around it will be an I Quit match, the second gimmick match in their feud following last night’s Russian chain match. This will be their fourth pay-per-view match in a row...

Daniel Bryan removed from advertising for tonight’s Raw

Daniel Bryan

Just before Extreme Rules started, WWE announced that Daniel Bryan would not be appearing at the pay-per-view, saying that he was medically unable to compete. WWE.COM has removed Bryan from tonight’s Raw advertising however the Resch Center, the home of tonight’s Raw, is still promoting Daniel Bryan on the event page. He is still advertised...

Jerry Springer debuts new show on WWE Network tonight

WWE Network

Jerry Springer will make his WWE Network debut tonight with his brand new show titled ‘Jerry Springer Presents WWE Too Hot For TV.’ The show will be available on demand right after Monday Night Raw is over although it is not part of the live schedule. Springer has appeared as a Raw guest host twice before, in 2010 and 2014. In the 2014...

King of the Ring tournament returning on WWE TV

King of the Ring

The King of the Ring tournament is returning to WWE, starting tonight on Monday Night Raw and then tomorrow during a live broadcast on the WWE Network starting at 8PM EST. The live presentation on the WWE Network will run for an hour and will be held at the I Wireless Center in Moline, Illinois, where Smackdown will be taped. The participants of...

Billy Corgan joins TNA’s creative team

TNA

In quite a surprising move, TNA today announced that Billy Corgan, founder of the Smashing Pumpkins and creative icon, is joining the company as Senior Producer, Creative and Talent Development, effective immediately. In this position, Corgan will develop characters and create story lines for TNA’s Impact and other programming. “I’ve known...

Extreme Rules 2015 pay-per-view results

Extreme Rules

Here are the results from last night’s Extreme Rules 2015 pay-per-view which took place at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois. Neville defeated Bad News Barrett in the kickoff match; Dean Ambrose defeated Luke Harper in a Chicago street fight; Dolph Ziggler defeated Sheamus in a kiss me arse match; The New Day defeated Tyson Kidd and...

Betting odds for tonight’s Extreme Rules pay-per-view

Seth Rollins

In odds just hours before the pay-per-view is scheduled to kick off, Seth Rollins is the clear favorite to retain the WWE World Heavyweight title against Randy Orton tonight at Extreme Rules, with Rollins at 1/9 and Orton at 5/1. In other bets, Cena is also favorite to retain at 1/10, Nikki Bella is at 4/7 to win, Reigns is 1/7 favorite against...

CM Punk writing Drax comic book series for Marvel

CM Punk

It’s been announced at the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo that former WWE champion CM Punk will be writing the new Drax comic book series for Marvel. The irony in all this is that in the movie Guardians of the Galaxy, Drax the Destroyer is played by none other than former champion himself Batista. Punk will tackle on this project with...

Extreme Rules 2015 live on pay-per-view and WWE Network tonight

Extreme Rules

Live tonight from the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Illinois, WWE presents Extreme Rules on pay-per-view and the WWE Network. The full card is as follows: Seth Rollins vs Randy Orton for the WWE World Heavyweight title in a steel cage match with Kane as the cage gatekeeper; John Cena vs Rusev for the United States title in a Russian chain match;...

Suplex City t-shirt available on WWEShop.com

Brock Lesnar

It was coming sooner or later and WWE is now ready to make some money off Suplex City! WWEShop.com has released the first Suplex City t-shirt which has the standard highway sign, the Lesnar logo, and an F5 exit on the front and on the back has a Danger Ahead sign with someone getting suplexed. The price is $24.99 for the regular shirt and $21.99...