Author - Colin Vassallo

Big Poppa Pump Scott Steiner returns to Impact Wrestling

Sound the alarms and take cover as one of the most controversial wrestlers has made his in-ring return at Impact last night. Former WCW champion Big Poppa Pump Scott Steiner showed up at the television tapings and will also be at the Slammiversary pay-per-view. Steiner has not worked for Impact since 2012, which was his second stint with the...

Matt Sydal returns to Impact Wrestling after 12 years

Following the return of Low Ki to Impact Wrestling, another former star made his return during the television tapings this weekend. Matt Sydal, formerly known as Evan Bourne in WWE, returned to Impact 12 years after his last outing in the company then known as TNA. His first run in TNA only lasted a year and was mainly used as an enhancement...

Tajiri announces he is leaving WWE

WWE cruiserweight Tajiri announced on his Twitter that he is leaving WWE and returning to Japan, just months after signing a new deal with the company. Tajiri said that even though his knee injury has healed and WWE doctors gave him the okay to return, being 46 years of age is “risky” to step back in a WWE ring. Tajiri signed a full-time deal...

Mauro Ranallo departs WWE, company and JBL issue statements

Mauro Ranallo has officially left WWE according to an exclusive story by Newsweek. Ranallo confirmed the news via statement issued to the publication but refused to blame JBL for his departure. “WWE and I have mutually agreed to part ways. It has nothing to do with JBL,” Ranallo told Newsweek by e-mail. A WWE spokesperson confirmed Ranallo’s...

Ric Flair gives his own version of events from the bar incident

Speaking on The Dan Le Batard Show on ESPN, “Nature Boy” Ric Flair gave his own version of events of the bar incident which happened a few weeks ago in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Flair said that while he was at The Deck at the Gas House located at 305 E Superior St bar, he politely asked if they could put the Masters golf tournament on TV. The...

Low Ki returns to Impact Wrestling, wins X Division title

Former 3-time X Division champion Low Ki returned to Impact during last night’s episode as the surprise sixth entrant in a match for the X Division title. Low Ki’s return was a very successful one as by the end of the match, he walked out of the six-sided ring with the gold, beating Andrew Everett, Sonjay Dutt, Dezmond Xavier, Suicide, and...

Chris Jericho to appear in season premiere of Tanked tonight

Chris Jericho will be part of the season premiere of Tanked tonight on Animal Planet starting at 10PM ET. Jericho is described as an “aquarium aficionado” who has passed his love of fish to his three kids who are thrilled to have a hand in the design of their new tank, built by the two hosts and their company. The show features Wayde King and...

Lana practices her new dance entrance routine at NXT event

The next time Lana will be making her way to the ring during a Smackdown Live episode, she won’t be walking down the ramp…but dancing down the ramp. Lana, along with her husband Rusev, have been moved to Smackdown from Raw during the Superstar Shake-up and Lana will now be involved in the women’s division rather than just being Rusev’s...

Impact returns on UK television screens tonight

After an absence of three months, Impact Wrestling returns on television screens in the United Kingdom tonight on Spike UK starting at 9PM GMT. The deal includes new episodes of Impact premiering less than 24 hours after the broadcast airs in the United States on POP as well as Impact pay-per-views, One Night Only specials, and Xplosion, which...

Trailer for Wrestling with Chyna documentary released

The trailer of Wrestling with Chyna, the documentary that was being shot on the former WWE Women’s and Intercontinental champion before she passed away, has been released on YouTube today by director Erik Angra. A Kickstarter campaign to fund the documentary – with a goal of $10,000 – was reached in July 2015 with nearly $13,000...

New set of Impact tapings in Orlando kick off tonight

Impact Wrestling will be holding a fresh set of television tapings starting tonight with a live-to-tape Impact that will air tonight “live” on POP TV. Tonight’s taping kicks off four days of hard work for the crew who will be filming several episodes of Impact on Soundstage 20 that will run on TV over the next several weeks. Multiple tapings...

WWE announces the appointment of WWE India Vice President and GM

WWE today announced the appointment of Sheetesh Srivastava as Vice President and General Manager, WWE India. Srivastava will lead WWE’s strategic business initiatives and day-to-day operations in India and work with partners across all of WWE’s lines of business, including television, live events, marketing, sponsorship, new media, licensing...

Mick Foley undergoes successful hip surgery

WWE Hall of Famer and former Raw General Manager Mick Foley underwent successful hip surgery yesterday and is now on the road to recovery. “Thanks for all the well-wishes, kind words and prayers for my hip surgery. Spirits are high after a visit from Buddy the Elf in recovery,” Foley wrote. The Buddy the Elf was his daughter Noelle dressed as...

Smackdown rating for 04/18/2017

Smackdown this week drew 2,544,000 viewers, down a whooping 561,000 viewers from last week’s show. Smackdown, like Raw, went head to head with the NBA Playoffs. This was the least watched Smackdown since the January 10 episode. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Total Divas episode preview for tonight: Group-Sext

Total Divas returns tonight on E! with episode 13 of season 6, an episode titled Group-Sext. The synopsis for the show reads, “Trinity and Renee get fed up with Lana’s behavior on a group trip to the Caribbean and an epic fight between the girls ensues. Maryse accidentally sends a nude selfie to a bunch of WWE Superstars. Brie debates if...