Author - Colin Vassallo

The biggest wrestling stories of 2014

Ultimate Warrior

2014 was quite a big year for the world of professional wrestling. You can easily pin-point nine or ten big stories that happened throughout the year, all of which had a big impact. I personally had eight listed which in my opinion were the most impactful of the year. Some may argue the choices, some may not. All the news from 2014 will be...

NBC to air Tribute to the Troops tonight

Tribute to the Troops

Tonight at 8PM EST, NBC will air a one hour WWE Tribute to the Troops special with footage from the event that the company taped at Fort Benning a couple of weeks ago. This is the 12th Tribute to the Troops holiday special that WWE has done and it has become part of the company’s yearly calendar of events. In addition to footage which already...

WWE returning to Madison Square Garden on February 27

WWE logo

Former WWE champion Randy Orton returned to action last night at Madison Square Garden facing Kane. It was Orton’s first wrestling match since November 3, where he was written out of storylines following a match with Seth Rollins on Raw. Orton’s absence from television was due to him filming The Condemned 2, a WWE Studios movie which is set...

Bellator MMA after the services of Brock Lesnar

Brock Lesnar (UFC)

The UFC is not the only company looking for the services of Brock Lesnar if the current WWE World Heavyweight champion decides to hang up his boots once again come next year. MMAFighting.com is reporting that the Viacom-owned company Belabor MMA has reached out to Brock Lesnar although Bellator’s President Scott Coker said no actual negotiations...

Randy Orton returns to action tonight at MSG non-televised event

Randy Orton

Randy Orton will return to action tonight as WWE rolls into Madison Square Garden for their Boxing Day non-televised live event. The show is headlined by a street fight between John Cena and Seth Rollins and it will be a special day for former NXT champion Adrian Neville who also makes his MSG debut tonight. Other matches set to take place...

More details on the arrest of Kevin Nash and his son

Kevin Nash

TMZ issued an update on the arrest of Kevin Nash and his teenage son after receiving the two police reports detailing both arrests. Nash told the cops that his son came home drunk and was aggressive towards him and his wife and the son spit in his face and elbow-checked him. That’s when Nash says he pinned him to the ground and that’s how his...

WWE suspends Nash’s Legends contract

Kevin Nash

WWE has suspended Kevin Nash’s Legend contract pending the outcome of the investigation of his arrest on Christmas Eve. In a statement issued to the Daytona Beach News-Journal, WWE said Nash is not a regular performer for the company but he does have a Legends deal. “Kevin Nash has not regularly performed for WWE since January 2004. He...

Kevin Nash and teenage son arrested

Kevin Nash

TMZ.COM is reporting that Kevin Nash was arrested earlier today after he got into a bloody fight with his teenage son Tristen. Cops took the former WCW and WWE champion into custody in Volusia County, Florida, after they received a call about a domestic incident just after midnight. According to TMZ, when cops arrived to the scene they found Nash...

Raw rating for 12/22/2014

RAW

This week’s Christmas-themed edition of Monday Night Raw drew 3,631,000 viewers over three hours, up just over 100,000 from last week’s show but still down compared to what the show has been doing over the past months. Hour one started with 3,632,000 viewers and then climbed to 3,907,000 in the second hour, before dropping over half a million...

Eva Marie on the cover of Muscle & Fitness Hers magazine

Eva Marie

WWE Diva Eva Marie is on the cover of the Jan/Feb 2015 Muscle & Fitness Hers magazine, which is on newsstands now. The Total Divas star reveals her head-to-toe workout regiment and offers tips for doing exercises in your own room. Eva Marie looks absolutely stunning on the cover and in the photos accompanying her story. The spread is over 6...

WWE Raw helps USA Network take number one spot in 2014

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USA Network issued a press release announcing that it will finish the year as the most watched ad-supported cable entertainment network for an unprecedented 9th consecutive year, thanks in part to “the powerhouse” Monday Night Raw. Raw was listed as the most-watched, regularly scheduled program on cable, 52 weeks a year, and it has delivered...

Sportsnet 360 in Canada to show free feeds of WWE Network

WWE Network

The WWE Network provider in Canada, Rogers Communications, will be offering a free preview of the Network on Christmas, Boxing, and New Year’s day. The Network will be unlocked for everyone between 10AM and 4PM EST and then again between 7PM and 1AM EST on Sportsnet 360 on Christmas Day. The following day a free feed will start at 6AM till Noon...

Hulk Hogan takes charge of Christmas-themed Raw tonight

Hulk Hogan

WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan will take charge of Monday Night Raw tonight for a Christmas-themed episode live from the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The dark match advertised for tonight’s post-show is John Cena, Roman Reigns, and Dean Ambrose taking on Seth Rollins, Kane, and Bray Wyatt in a six-man tag team match. The WWE champion...

Survivor Series 2014 does around 100,000 pay-per-view buys

survivorseries

In the latest Key Performance Indicators released on the WWE Corporate website this weekend it was revealed that the Survivor Series pay-per-view drew in the range of 100,000 traditional pay-per-view buys last month. The Survivor Series was offered for free on the WWE Network as part of the #FreeFreeFree Network promotion for the month of November...

Darren Young returns to action after 8 months

Darren Young

Darren Young returned to a non-televised live event last night in Winnipeg, wrestling Justin Gabriel in the opening match of the show. Young has been out of action since April after he was injured in a match against Fandango. He underwent surgery to repair a torn ACL in his left knee and his in-ring comeback last night was his first in eight...