Author - Colin Vassallo

RAW rating for 08/18/2014

RAW

Fans seemed like that they were not curious at all to see the fallout from SummerSlam as the post-PPV RAW did 4,194,000 viewers, down just over 100,000 from the previous week. Hour one did 4,281,000 viewers, followed by a small increase to 4,330,000 in the second hour and then a sharp drop over 350,000 viewers to end the third hour with   ...

US Airways Center website featuring interview with Ryback

Ryback

With Smackdown tapings tonight in Phoenix at the US Airways Center, our friend and VP of Digital Operations for the Phoenix Suns, Jeramie McPeek interviewed Ryback for the US Airways Center to help promote the show. In the interview, Ryback talks about his favorite wrestler as a kid, participating in Tough Enough, coming up with the name Ryback...

Dean Ambrose off WWE television to film new WWE Studios movie

Dean Ambrose

Dean Ambrose was written off WWE television on last night’s RAW as he will be starting filming the movie Lockdown this month. WWE announced last week that Ambrose was cast as the lead character of the WWE Studios and Lionsgate latest partnership movie and that production was going to start this month. To explain his time away from television...

TNA adds four TV taping days in Bethlehem, PA., in September

Impact

TNA has announced four consecutive television tapings in September in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, starting on the 16th. All four Impact tapings  – on 16, 17, 18, and 19 – will be held at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center, a location which has been used by TNA already for Impact. Tapings will start at 7PM EST and tickets will be available...

New re-designed WWE title debuts on RAW

WWE Title

The new WWE World Heavyweight title was introduced on Monday Night RAW yesterday, dropping the iconic “big gold” World Heavyweight title and modifying the recently re-designed WWE title. The new title was commissioned due to the new WWE logo and it was also slightly modified from the last re-design. The last title had the WWE logo and a big...

Dwayne Johnson confirms role in DC Comics’ Shazam movie

Dwayne Johnson

Several comic book websites are reporting that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has confirmed that he will be playing a major role in the next DC Comics movie Shazam! The only part left to be decided is if Johnson will play either the character of Shazam or arch rival Black Adam, with Johnson admitting that he loves the Adam villain. There are rumors...

Kurt Angle takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge…with milk!

Kurt Angle

Kurt Angle is the first one from TNA to have accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and did it during one of the weekend TNA live events. Angle nominated actor Jon Bernthal, comedian Wayne Brady, and TNA President Dixie Carter to take the challenge next…however with a twist. Instead of using ice and water, Angle used ice and his favorite...

TNA loses its Senior Director of Live Events

TNA

Rafael Morffi, who worked for TNA as their Senior Director of Live Events, has departed the company to take a job with the soccer club New York Cosmos. “Thank you @IMPACTWRESTLING talent, staff, @TNADixie @JohnGaburick for the opportunity & honor to represent your company in the trenches,” he wrote on Twitter. “Very excited today to...

Bully Ray reportedly says goodbye to TNA roster

Bully Ray

PWInsider.com and The Wrestling Observer are both reporting that former TNA champion Bully Ray said goodbye to members of the roster during the weekend and told them that he is not expecting to be with the company after his contract expires in a few days. This puts TNA in an awkward position as apart from being the man to drive Dixie Carter...

SummerSlam packing its bags and moving to the East Coast in 2015

SummerSlam 2015

For six straight years, WWE has held SummerSlam at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California. But that’s all going to change next year as WWE announced during the broadcast yesterday that SummerSlam 2015 is coming to New York and New Jersey. The reason WWE opted to have SummerSlam in Los Angeles for so many years was because of the Hollywood...

A lot of celebrities show up at SummerSlam

Linda McMahon

Whenever WWE hits the Los Angeles and Hollywood area, a bunch of celebrities show up to visit backstage and see the show live. SummerSlam this year was no different as actors, singers, and everything in the between came to say hello. Apart from Ronda Rousey, UFC champ Jon Jones was also at the show however he was not shown on camera and former...

SummerSlam 2014 pay-per-view results

SummerSlam

Here are the results from last night’s SummerSlam pay-per-view which took place from the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California. Dolph Ziggler defeated The Miz to become the new Intercontinental champion; Paige defeated AJ Lee to become the new Divas champion; Rusev defeated Jack Swagger in a flag match; Seth Rollins defeated Dean Ambrose in...

Ronda Rousey and the Four Horsewomen attend SummerSlam

rondarousey

Ronda Rousey and her posse of MMA female fighters, who collectively call themselves the Four Horsewomen, were sitting ringside at SummerSlam last night and acknowledged by WWE on camera. Stephanie McMahon also acknowledged the foursome by flashing the “four” hand sign at them before she stepped into the ring. WWE cameras then showed them on...

WrestleMania 31 pre-sale code announced but no pre-sale date given

WrestleMania 31

Fans who attended last night’s WWE non-televised live event in San Jose, California, were given a pre-sale password for WrestleMania 31. The code is SANJOSE. Apparently there was some confusion as to when the pre-sale was going to start, with some thinking it would be after the show. According to people who were inside the arena it was announced...