Author - Colin Vassallo

WWE.COM reveals the look of this year’s HOF rings

Hall of Fame

WWE.COM has exclusive photos of this year’s Hall of Fame rings that will be given out to the seven inductees who make up the class of 2014. The custom-made rings all have the names of each individual inside with the exception of the Warrior’s, which has his mask logo and “Always Believe” instead of his name. The names inscribed are all...

Jim Ross delivers two surprises at his shows in New Orleans

Jim Ross

WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross hosted two sessions of his show Ringside: An Evening with Jim Ross yesterday at the House of Blues in New Orleans, Louisiana, in front of jam packed crowds. The early session had a surprise guest in the form of Jim Cornette while the late night session had an even bigger surprise, Stone Cold Steve Austin. JR recounted...

Judge denies motion for WWE to keep bootleggers away from Mania


The Hollywood Reporter has a story online how the company has lost a fight in court to keep unauthorized merchandise from being sold in New Orleans this weekend. The suit was file by WWE on March 26 against anonymous defendants who would be selling unofficial merchandise and the company filed for a motion to seal the details. However on Tuesday...

Steve Austin at WrestleMania XXX this Sunday

Steve Austin

Stone Cold Steve Austin confirmed to TMZ.COM that he will be appearing at WrestleMania XXX this coming Sunday. A TMZ photographer met the WWE Hall of Famer at the New Orleans airport this morning however Austin refused to say what he’ll be doing on the show. Earlier Austin confirmed that he would be appearing at the Hall of Fame ceremony but...

Hulk Hogan to host screening of WWE Studios movie Oculus

WWE Studios

WWE Studios will be screening the new movie Oculus tomorrow, April 4, at The Ritz-Carlton New Orleans hotel. The screening will be hosted by WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan and will start at 8PM CT. Free passes are being distributed by Relativity Media and you can sign up for one at . The horror movie directed by Mike Flanagan will be released in...

WrestleMania Axxess kicks off tonight

WrestleMania XXX

WrestleMania Axxess kicks off later tonight with the first session starting at 6PM going through 10PM at the New Orleans Convention Center. Superstars scheduled to appear for tonight’s opening are Kane, Roman Reigns, Dolph Ziggler, The Usos, R-Truth, Sin Cara, The New Age Outlaws, NXT Superstars, WWE Divas, and more. Axxess then continues...

WrestleMania Today on WWE Network tonight at 6PM

WWE Network

The WWE Network will air its first live WrestleMania show tonight from Axxess as WWE tries to maximise the potential of the Network giving subscribers something extra in addition to normal programming. Josh Mathews, Booker T, and Alex Riley will be hosting WrestleMania Today starting at 6PM EST and the will be broadcasting live from Axxess at the...

400 workers help to transform stadium for WrestleMania XXX

WrestleMania XXX

A crew of 400 workers using 27 miles of cable and 400 rigging points are helping in setting up the Mercedes-Benz Superdome for this Sunday’s WrestleMania reports the Times-Picayune newspaper. When Duncan Leslie, WWE’s SVP of Technical Operations, was asked how much this elaborate set-up will cost, he declined to give a specific price put said...

Betfair releases WrestleMania XXX odds

WrestleMania XXX

Betfair Sportsbook, one of the leading websites for online betting have published  their WrestleMania odds for most of the matches plus some other creative betting. Some of the creative betting include how many times Hulk Hogan will say “brother,” how many times Hogan will drop a leg drop and CM Punk making an appearance. Betting for Lesnar...

RAW rating for 03/31/2014


The WrestleMania go home edition of Monday Night RAW this week did a total of 4,391,000 viewers, up from the 4,273,000 viewers of last week. Hour one pulled in 4,231,000 viewers, followed by an increase to 4,603,000 in hour two, but then down to 4,338,000 in the third and final hour. (Ratings credit:

Total Divas season 2 episode 3 rating

Total Divas

The third episode of the second season of Total Divas, titled ‘On Brie’s Bad Side’ was apparently a big hit, with 1.55 million viewers in total. That makes the episode the second highest rated show of the series including season one, only behind the third episode of the third season which drew 1.67 million viewers.

List of WWE-related community events this week in New Orleans


WWE has released the schedule of their full WrestleMania week, which began today in New York City at the Hard Rock Cafe for the WrestleMania XXX Press Conference. Tomorrow, Kofi Kingston, Cody Rhodes, Zack Ryder, and Natalya will visit the Ochsner Children’s Health Center and the Children’s Hospital of New Orleans to donate WWE toys courtesy...

Legends House cast at Axxess to meet fans

Jim Duggan

The cast of the WWE Legends House, which will debut on the WWE Network later this month, will be all appearing at the WrestleMania Axxess sessions. The cast of the show features Gene Okerlund, Hacksaw Jim Duggan, Hillbilly Jim, Howard Finkel, Jimmy Hart, Roddy Piper, Pat Patterson and Tony Atlas living in a house in Palm Springs, California. It...

Brock Lesnar footage now available on UFC Fight Pass

Brock Lesnar (UFC)

Former UFC Heavyweight champion and current WWE Superstar Brock Lesnar has made his way on the UFC Fight Pass, UFC’s own version of the WWE Network. Titled the Best of the Beast, it features Lesnar’s UFC fights and archive footage plus exclusive interviews with Stone Cold Steve Austin, The Rock, and Jim Ross. All of Lesnar’s seven UFC...

Jim Ross taking his Ringside show to Toronto in May

Jim Ross

Jim Ross will be taking his Ringside show to Toronto, Canada, on Friday, May 9. Ross will be meeting fans and then talk about his career followed by a Q&A session at the Danforth Music Hall with tickets selling from $23.50 to $50. Tickets are available at The WWE Hall of Famer will host his next Ringside shows on Thursday...

Fatal 4-way tag team title match at Mania moved to pre-show


Just as expected, one of the announced matches for WrestleMania has been moved to the pre-show, and the unlucky guys will be the ones in the tag team match. The fatal 4-way for the Tag Team titles between The Usos, Los Matadores, Ryback and Curtis Axel, and The Real Americans has been bumped to the second hour of the pre-show which will air only...

WWE Network to broadcast live from Axxess with three special shows

WWE Network

The WWE Network will air WrestleMania Today shows live from Axxess on Thursday and Friday as the company continues its build for WrestleMania XXX. The two shows will air live on both days from 6PM to 8PM EST and will be hosted by Josh Mathews, Booker T, and Alex Riley. The shows will be replayed the following day during various times on the WWE...

Total Divas episode preview for tonight: ‘On Brie’s Bad Side’

Total Divas

Episode three of season two of Total Divas, airing tonight, is titled ‘On Brie’s Bad Side’ and will mainly tackle Brie Bella’s problem with Summer Rae. Rae, the newest addition to the cast of Total Divas, is already not a favorite of Natalya and will now add Brie Bella to the list that people don’t like her after she starts flirting with...