Author - Colin Vassallo

Raw rating for 06/26/2017

Monday Night Raw drew 2,976,000 viewers this week, down 125,000 viewers from the previous week. Hour one drew 2,887,000 viewers, followed by an increase to 3,092,000 in the second hour, and then down to 2,951,000 for the final hour. Raw this week was headlined by a women’s match to determine the number one contender for the Raw Women’s...

WWE apologizes for language used during Ball segment

Giving a live microphone to someone who is not used to can be a dangerous move. WWE learned that the hard way last night on Raw when they hosted the Ball family. During the show, LaMelo, the youngest son of LaVar Ball, had the mic and used a word that is not really welcomed on television. “Beat that” he said, adding the N-word as he laughed...

WWE touring Australia and New Zealand in September

WWE will be touring New Zealand and Australia in September with four shows and the Raw brand is scheduled to make this tour. On Wednesday, September 13, WWE runs through Christchurch, New Zealand for the first time in nine years for a show held at the Horncastle Arena. The tour then moves to Australia with the first show on September 14 at the Rod...

Sasha Banks looking stunning at the 2017 BET Awards

Former Raw Women’s champion Sasha Banks attended the 2017 BET Awards at Microsoft Square in Los Angeles yesterday. Prior to attending the awards, Banks also took part in several events at the annual four-day music and entertainment BET Experience Fan Fest, even showing up as a guest at the celebrity basketball game. Banks held a meet-and-greet...

El Hijo del Fantasma and Drago to wrestle at Slammiversary 2017

Impact Wrestling today announced that Lucha Libre AAA stars El Hijo del Fantasma and Drago will be participating at the upcoming Slammiversary pay-per-view on July 2. El Hijo del Fantasma and Drago will team up to take on the current Impact Tag Team champions Latin American Xchange and still to be announced two other teams from two international...

WWE Shop selling Los Angeles 3:16 Austin t-shirt for Raw tonight

WWE Shop is advertising a Los Angeles 3:16 t-shirt for Raw tonight, encouraging fans to avoid the merchandise lines and pre-order online and pick up at the show. Apart from the Steve Austin LA 3:16 shirt, there’s also a Brock Lesnar ‘One Way Ticket: Los Angeles’ shirt, The Hardy Boyz shirt, Finn Balor shirt, and a Roman Reign shirt which the...

Jim Ross and Lita to call the Mae Young Classic tournament

WWE Hall of Famers Jim Ross and Lita will be doing the commentary for the Mae Young Classic 32-women tournament on the WWE Network which kicks off in late August. Jim Ross returned on WWE’s books at WrestleMania, calling The Undertaker’s last match and then tasked with doing commentary for the WWE UK Championship Live along with Nigel...

10 year anniversary of the Chris Benoit double murder-suicide

On Monday, June 25 2007, 40-year-old Chris Benoit was found dead along with his wife Nancy, 43, and their son Daniel, age 7, inside their Fayetteville, Georgia home. It’s the story that shook the world of professional wrestling to its deepest core. The unthinkable happened: Benoit strangled his wife on Saturday June 23, then suffocated his son...

Rusev returns to action at non-televised event in Vancouver

Rusev returned to the ring last night at a non-televised live event in Vancouver, his first time in the ring since the Fastlane pay-per-view back in February. The former United States champion came out to a big pop from the Canadian crowd just before the Kevin Owens vs Sami Zayn match for the U.S. title was about to start. Eventually the match was...

Daniel Bryan tells Cody Rhodes he might come for his ROH title

Daniel Bryan, who is still shelved by WWE and not allowed to wrestle, fired off a warning in a tweet which was originally directed to the new Ring of Honor champion Cody Rhodes. “If you hold the @ringofhonor title 462 days I may have to come after you, which would be 9/28/18. Be forewarned! #FinalCountdown” he wrote, making it clear that once...

WWE UK title to be defended at upcoming ICW show in July

There’s not a weekly WWE United Kingdom show yet but that does not mean that the WWE UK title cannot be defended on a different show! Insane Championship Wrestling tweeted today that the WWE UK title will be on the line during the July 29 live event titled ICW: Shug’s Hoose Party 4 at the O2 ABC in Glasgow, Scotland. Tickets are available...

Former ROH star Bobby Fish makes NXT debut

Former ROH Tag Team title holder and one half of the reDRagon team, Bobby Fish, made his NXT debut last night during the television tapings held at Full Sail University. The 37-year-old spent seven years with Pro Wrestling Noah and then four years with Ring Of Honor. He also had a two-year stint with New Japan Pro Wrestling before joining WWE’s...

Video of Triple H introducing Mauro Ranallo to the NXT audience

Mauro Ranallo got a fantastic welcome at the NXT television tapings at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida and was introduced to the audience by Triple H, who had a big say in having Ranallo back with the company. Before the show started taping, Triple H came out to the top of the stage as fans eagerly anticipated Ranallo showing...

Randy Orton gets role in new Seth Green movie

Former WWE champion Randy Orton has landed a role in a Seth Green-directed movie titled Changeland. The film centers on Green’s always-hesitant character which is undergoing a personal crisis as he meets up in Thailand with his self-assured best friend according to synopsis published by Variety. Also starring are Breckin Meyer, Brenda Song...

Impact rating for 06/22/2017

Impact this week drew 342,000 viewers, another solid number and a 15,000 increase from last week’s show. It’s also the second most-watched Impact of 2017 so far, trailing only the March 16 episode which had 344,000 viewers. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Ranallo’s NXT work to start with tonight’s TV tapings

Mauro Ranallo will be taking the helm of the NXT broadcast booth with the next set of television tapings set for today. The first NXT show with his voice will be on Wednesday on the WWE Network. Ranallo will be replacing Todd Phillips on the broadcast and will be joined by Nigel McGuinness and Percy Watson as his color commentators. This will be...