Author - Colin Vassallo

Asuka surpasses Goldberg’s undefeated streak

NXT Women’s champion Asuka has officially passed Goldberg’s undefeated streak. The Japanese Superstar won the title at NXT Takeover: Dallas last year by defeating Bayley and has been champion ever since, defeating pretty much every woman on the NXT roster. Asuka, in a tweet wrote, “I respect Goldberg so much. He is amazing. I am honored to...

All drug charges against Sean “X-Pac” Waltman dropped

Ryan Satin of ProWrestlingSheet.com is reporting that all charges against Sean “X-Pac” Waltman stemming from his drug arrest at the Los Angeles airport last month were dismissed over lack of evidence. The District Attorney’s office told Satin that the case was thrown out yesterday in court due to “insufficient evidence.” Waltman was...

Matt Hardy loses round one in fight to trademark Broken gimmick

The United States Patent and Trademark Office handed Matt Hardy his first defeat in the fight to trademark the ‘Broken Matt Hardy’ term with the registration being refused because it identifies only the name of a particular character/personal name and it does not function as a service mark to identify and distinguish applicant’s services...

Dwayne Johnson’s R-rated Baywatch movie opens today

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is back in theaters today with his new movie Baywatch, the R-rated remake of the popular television series that at one point was the most watched show on the planet. Baywatch opens in 3,647 theaters nationwide and features The Rock as Mitch Buchannon, Zac Efron as Matt Brody, Alexandra Daddario as Summer Quinn, Kelly...

Smackdown rating for 05/23/2017

Smackdown did 2,328,000 viewers this week, up 153,000 viewers for the post-Backlash broadcast. Smackdown was #3 on the top 50 cable chart among the 18-49 demo and had very strong competition from the NBA Playoffs which did 7 million viewers on TNT. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Money In The Bank 2017 participants revealed on Smackdown

During last night’s Smackdown, the six participants who will take part of the Money In The Bank ladder match at the upcoming MITB pay-per-view were announced. These Superstars are former WWE champion AJ Styles, Baron Corbin, Sami Zayn, former World Heavyweight champion and MITB match winner Dolph Ziggler, former Universal champion and current...

Raw rating for 05/22/2017

Monday Night Raw broke the two-decade lowest rating this week with 2,615,000 viewers, down 136,000 viewers from last week’s broadcast. Hour one did 2,661,000 viewers, followed by 2,759,000 in the second hour, and then down to 2,425,000 in the third and final hour. Raw was #3, #6, and #8 in the top 50 cable chart among the 18-49 demographic. The...

Punjabi celebration for Jinder Mahal on Smackdown tonight

Live on Smackdown tonight, the new WWE champion Jinder Mahal will be throwing a Punjabi celebration, the second such celebration after The Great Khali threw a similar one when he won the World Heavyweight title in 2007. Also announced for Smackdown is a tag team match featuring Becky Lynch and Charlotte Flair taking on Natalya and Carmella, the...

Women’s tournament on WWE Network renamed to Mae Young Classic

The 32-women tournament that will start this Summer on the WWE Network has been named the Mae Young Classic, honoring WWE Hall of Famer Mae Young who passed away in 2014 at the age of 90. The announcement was made by Triple H on Twitter. No wrestlers have been announced so far apart from the fact that the 32 participants will be coming from 17...

Stipulations added to two title matches at Extreme Rules

Stipulations were added to two title matches that will take place at the Raw brand Extreme Rules pay-per-view on June 4. The Cruiserweight title match between Neville and Austin Aries will now be a submission match. The two had a great match during the WrestleMania Kickoff show which Neville came out as the winner, retaining his title. Both Aries...

Tickets for July WWE Performance Center All Access tour on sale

WWE is once again selling tickets to the popular Performance Center All Access event in Orlando, Florida. The behind-the-scenes tour of WWE’s state-of-the-art Performance Center will take place on Monday, July 24. All you need is $1,499 per person and with that price you will get a light breakfast and lunch with NXT Superstars, Q&A and...

Ed Nordholm discusses situation with the Broken gimmicks

In an interview with The LAW on The Fight Network, Impact Wrestling’s top chief Ed Nordholm revealed that judging from discussions he had with WWE, the company is not interested in pursuing the Broken gimmicks from them. “As far as I know, the WWE doesn’t want the gimmick, and indeed, from every conversation I’ve had with them, I’ve been...

From zero to hero, your new WWE champion Jinder Mahal

The Times of India interviewed the new WWE champion Jinder Mahal after he won the title last night from Randy Orton at Backlash and he described May 21 as the best day of his life. Mahal, who is from Calgary but of Indian descent, now joins the very small list of Indian-origin World champions in WWE, second only to The Great Khali. “I feel...