Author - Colin Vassallo

Hulk Hogan’s TNA deal about to expire

Hulk Hogan

A lot of rumors online are circulating that Hulk Hogan’s deal with TNA Wrestling is expiring in October and the two sides are no where close to ironing out a new agreement. Hogan is reported to cost TNA in the range of $30,000 per  show no matter if he appears once or five times on television during the tapings. With TNA currently...

RAW rating for 09/16/2013

RAW

Monday Night RAW this week with the fallout from Night of Champions pulled a 3.0 rating with a total of 4,013,000 viewers, up 127,000 viewers from last week. Hour one did 3,865,000 viewers, hour two did 4,162,000 viewers, and hour three did 4,012,000 viewers. (Ratings compiled by Nielsen Media Research and put online by PWInsider.com)

Mickie James’ TNA contract expires, no deal yet

Mickie James

ProWrestling.net is reporting that Mickie James is currently a free agent as her contract with TNA Wrestling has expired. James has been signed to TNA since September 2010 after departing WWE following seven years with the company. She previously worked for TNA between 2002 and 2003. The country singer is currently the TNA Knockout champion, a...

WWE Superstars save Daniel Bryan in exciting RAW ending

Daniel Bryan

JBL called it anarchy while Jerry Lawler called it an uprising. And it just might have been both! The ending of last night’s RAW made some of the best television in a while as several WWE Superstars came to the rescue of Daniel Bryan after he was attacked by Randy Orton and The Shield. The Usos, Rob Van Dam, Prime Time Players, Dolph...

Total Divas finale disappoints in the ratings

Total Divas

The finale of the first half of season one of Total Divas did 1,036,000 viewers, down 55,000 viewers from the previous week and effectively making it the least viewed show of the series. The show went up head to head against the Night of Champions pay-per-view, and is down over half a million viewers when compared to their most viewed show. The...

WWE title vacant as Bryan is stripped off the championship

WWE title

The WWE title was declared vacant yesterday on Monday Night RAW after Triple H stripped Daniel Bryan off the title just 24 hours after winning it at Night of Champions against Randy Orton. Triple H said that the referee’s three count was too fast compared to his other counts and after pushing Scott Armstrong to come clean, Armstrong told...

WWE stocks lose 3.74% in value after Friday’s press release

WWE HQ

WWE stocks took a 3.74% dive today, ending the day at 9.78 a piece after on Friday WWE lowered their outlook for the rest of 2013. The press release that warned investors of an approximate 5% reduction in second half revenue expectations was sent after the market closed on Friday so the effect was felt today as soon as the market opened. On Friday...

Reddit user Dolphins1925’s pay-per-view streak broken

WWE

The Dolphins1925 Reddit user pay-per-view streak has been broken as he called one of the two matches he spoiled wrong, his first time since the Elimination Chamber show back in February of this year. “Alberto Del Rio will defeat Rob Van Dam,” he wrote before the match started. Eventually Del Rio lost via disqualification but kept the...

Daniel Bryan recaptures WWE title, Ryback joins Paul Heyman

Ryback

Here are the results from last night’s Night of Champions 2013 pay-per-view which took place from the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. In the kickoff match, Prime Time Players defeated The Usos, 3MB, Tons of Funk, and Real Americans to become the number one contenders for the tag team titles; Curtis Axel defeated Kofi Kingston to retain...

Night of Champions 2013 live on pay-per-view tonight

Daniel Bryan

Live tonight from the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan, WWE presents Night of Champions on pay-per-view. The full card is as follows: Randy Orton vs Daniel Bryan for the WWE title; Alberto Del Rio vs Rob Van Dam for the World Heavyweight title; AJ Lee vs Natalya vs Brie Bella vs Naomi in a fatal four-way match for the Divas title; CM Punk vs...

Dusty Rhodes to appear on RAW

Dusty Rhodes

WWE Hall of Famer, the American Dream Dusty Rhodes is scheduled to be on Monday Night RAW tomorrow to continue the angle between the power-hungry McMahons vs the Rhodes family. “@WWEDustyRhodes please accept this invitation to attend RAW this Monday in Cleveland.  I have a business proposition for you. Thank you,” tweeted Stephanie...

Mr Anderson’s status with TNA remains a mystery

Mr Anderson

Mr Anderson’s status within TNA remains a mystery as the former two time TNA champion was written out of television during Thursday’s Impact with his contract expiring next month. Similar to the case of AJ Styles’ contract negotiations with the company, financial terms was the major issue for a new deal that would keep Anderson...

WWE revises financial outlook for rest of 2013

WWE HQ

WWE issued a press release announcing that they have revised their financial outlook for the rest of 2013, lowering the outcome in the range of between $40 to $50 million. The company said that high operating leverage and continued investment in the brand and content contributed to an approximate 5% reduction in second half revenue...

Total Divas reunion show to air after finale tomorrow

Total Divas

Following the finale of the first half of the first season of Total Divas, E! will air a sort of a “reunion show” with the Bella Twins, Natalya, Ariane, Trinity, Eva Marie, JoJo, John Cena, John Uso, TJ, and a surprise guest. This show will air at 11PM EST as soon as episode 8 finishes. This particular program was filmed last week in...

Darren Young appears on The Ellen DeGeneres show

Darren Young

Darren Young was on the Ellen DeGeneres Show yesterday to talk about his coming out and how his life has since changed. Young, who was referred to by his real name of Fred, thanked Ellen for paving the way. He said the support he received from his WWE family has been incredible and after he spilled the beans to TMZ about it, he was terrified and...

Spike TV to air one hour Bound For Glory special

Bound For Glory

Spike TV will be airing a Countdown to Bound For Glory special on Sunday, October 20, at 7PM EST, one hour before the biggest pay-per-view of the year for TNA hits the air. The countdown show will feature a Bound For Glory match, highlights of the BFG Series, live backstage interviews, and behind-the-scenes access to Bound For Glory weekend events...

Total Divas episode 8: No Longer The Bridesmaid preview

Total Divas

This Sunday, E! will air the finale of the first part of the season of Total Divas featuring the wedding of Natalya and Tyson Kidd. Natalya’s parents – Bret’s sister and her dad Jim “The Anvil” Neidhart – will be making an appearance on the show as well. The episode will also tackle Ariane going to the hospital...