Author - Colin Vassallo

Fans get a special moment at NXT live event in Louisville

Finn Balor

The folks at NXT have fun at every city they go to and the atmosphere around these NXT live events are certainly very different from the Raw and Smackdown tours. Yesterday in a non-televised NXT event in Louisville, Kentucky the stars of NXT did just that – have fun. The show was main evented by a massive five on five match featuring Finn...

Dwayne Johnson’s Ballers returns on HBO tonight

Ballers

If you’re a fan of The Rock’s HBO show Ballers, then today is a good day as the 30 minute dramedy series returns to television today with the season two premiere. The show focuses on Spencer Strasmore, played by Dwayne Johnson, as he tries to find the same success as a financial manager for current players in Miami.  Spencer builds a client...

Kota Ibushi reportedly signs NXT deal

Kota Ibushi

The Pro Wrestling Torch is reporting that Kota Ibushi has signed an NXT deal and his involvement with the WWE will be far more than just the current Cruiserweight Classic tournament. Ibushi was shown sitting ringside at the NXT Takeover: Dallas, sparking a frenzy among wrestling fans. He was later announced as one of the participants in the...

Brock Lesnar: “We’ll get to the bottom of this”

Brock Lesnar (UFC)

Contacted by the Associated Press to give his side of the story regarding the failed drug test, former WWE and UFC Heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar said that they will get to the bottom of this as he tries to clear his name. In the run-up to UFC 200, Brock always denied using any sort of performance enhancing drugs and always passed the drug...

Mark Hunt wants half of Brock Lesnar’s $2.5 million purse

UFC 200

Several UFC fighters did not hold back on making fun of Brock Lesnar after news came out that he failed one of the drug tests administered by USADA. Stefan Struve called Lesnar a “f**king fake ass cheating wrestler” and said he he was not surprised. Fellow heavyweight Roy Nelson was pretty sarcastic in his comment saying he was “shocked”...

UFC and WWE issue statement on Brock Lesnar

WWE logo

After being notified about the possible Brock Lesnar drug test failure, the UFC issued a statement on their website. The full published statement reads as follows: “The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Brock Lesnar of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation stemming from an...

Brock Lesnar busted by USADA for drug test failure

Brock Lesnar (UFC)

The UFC announced that USADA – the anti-doping agency in charge of their drug testing – informed them about a possible violation from Brock Lesnar, which if confirmed will probably spell the end of his MMA career. Lesnar apparently tested positive in an out-of-competition drug test administered on June 28 and USADA informed the UFC on...

Smackdown rating for 07/14/2016

Smackdown

Smackdown drew just 2,068,000 viewers yesterday, down 173,000 viewers from last week’s show. This was the last Smackdown in its Thursday time slot as from next week the show moves live to USA Network on Tuesdays. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Brock Lesnar enters the UFC Heavyweight rankings list

Brock Lesnar

With no UFC retirement announced, former champion Brock Lesnar entered the UFC Heavyweight fighter rankings, jumping to number eight after his first UFC fight since 2011 this past weekend. Mark Hunt, his challenger, was occupying the eighth place before his loss to Lesnar and is now in ninth place. Two of the UFC fighters who defeated Lesnar are...

10 meet and greet sessions announced for SummerSlam weekend

SummerSlam

WWE today announced the SummerSlam meet and greet details which will happen on Friday and Saturday before SummerSlam at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Tickets will be available to the general public at Ticketmaster.com starting Saturday, July 16, at 10AM EST. A pre-sale has started with the code DOTCOM to unlock the sales. Tickets cost...

TNA Impact Wrestling to air in China on Youku.com

Impact Wrestling

TNA President Dixie Carter announced that Impact Wrestling will be airing in China every week starting next Wednesday at 8PM on the country’s version of YouTube, titled Youku. Launched in December 2003, Youku has more than 500 million monthly active users and 800 million daily video views, making the platform fit enough to carry Impact. Getting...

John Cena to work on a reduced non-televised events schedule

John Cena

There will be a change for John Cena going forward as he will be now operating on a reduced schedule for WWE when it comes to non-televised live events. The former champion will be doing overseas tours and the most important live events in the big markets in the United States but as far as the rest goes, he will be getting some much-needed time...

Dwayne Johnson named the world’s highest-paid actor

Dwayne Johnson

Forbes has released their annual World’s 100 Highest-Paid Celebrities list, and all put together they pulled in $5.1 billion. Coming in #19 is none other than former WWE champion Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson with an estimated $64.5 million. The People’s Champion is now considered the world’s highest-paid actor thanks to a string of...

Several WWE Superstars attend the ESPYS in Los Angeles

WWE logo

John Cena was not the only WWE Superstar at the ESPYS yesterday in Los Angeles, California and the host of the show was joined by other fellow Superstars on the red carpet and at the event. The Miz, Maryse, Nikki and Brie Bella, The Big Show, The New Day, Ric Flair, and Charlotte, were all in attendance and the ladies were looking pretty damn good...

Impact rating for 07/12/2016

Impact Wrestling

Impact Wrestling on Tuesday night on POP did a total of 358,000 viewers, and while down from last week’s 440,000 viewers, it’s still up from the usual average the show has been doing on the network. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Bray Wyatt tells Matt Hardy no one would be #broken without him

Bray Wyatt

Bray Wyatt told Matt Hardy that without him “no one would’ve been #Broken in the first place,” responding to Hardy’s earlier tweet which was a reaction to the Wyatts/New Day segment which aired this past Monday on Raw. “Go ahead LIE and say it isn’t true #IamTheWay,” he added. Wyatt continued, “Love me or hate me, I am the...