Author - Colin Vassallo

Brock Lesnar returning to UFC for one more fight at UFC 200

Brock Lesnar (UFC)

When you have a milestone pay-per-view, you call in the big guns. And there’s no bigger gun than Brock Lensar. In what seems to be the news that shocked both the MMA and pro wrestling world, former WWE and UFC Heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar has been announced for a fight at the upcoming UFC 200 pay-per-view, with an opponent to be named...

Cody Rhodes to wrestle TNA’s Mike Bennett

Cody Rhodes

Cody Rhodes’ opponent for his match at the Wrestling Under The Stars event on August 26 will be TNA’s Miracle, Mike Bennett. The match was announced yesterday by Rhodes on his Twitter and joining Bennett will be Maria while Cody’s other half, Brandi, will be in his corner. The event is promoted by Northeast Wrestling and will take place at...

Randy Orton to guest star in new USA Network series titled Shooter

Randy Orton

Randy Orton will be guest starring on USA Network’s upcoming new drama series Shooter which has its series premiere on Tuesday, July 19. The series is led by Ryan Phillipe with Mark Wahlberg, Stephen Levinson, and Lorenzo di Bonaventura as executive producers. Phillipe plays an expert marksman living in exile who is coaxed back into action after...

John Cena gets his first opponent: AJ Styles at Money In The Bank

John Cena

The first ever encounter between John Cena and AJ Styles will take place at the Money In The Bank pay-per-view this month and it will be Cena’s first match since late December and his first one on pay-per-view since October. The match was announced on WWE.COM yesterday and comes after The Club viciously attacked Cena on his first night back on...

Muhammad Ali passes away at age 74

Muhammad Ali

Perhaps the greatest sportsman of our lifetime, Muhammad Ali, passed away last night at the age of 74. Ali was admitted to a hospital on June 2 with respiratory problems and has suffered from Parkinson’s disease since 1984. With a record of 56 wins, 5 losses, and several boxing titles, no one can dispute the description that many people give...

Rusev’s and Lana’s wedding date reportedly set

Rusev Lana

There are rumors that the wedding of WWE Superstars Rusev and Lana has been set for September 2, 2016. The two have been dating since their early NXT days and now live together in a big home in Nashville, Tennessee. After WWE split them up in a storyline which also involved Dolph Ziggler and Summer Rae, Rusev, 30, and Lana, 31, “leaked” their...

Pre-sale code for Raw in Atlanta on 8/1

Raw

Monday Night Raw is coming to the Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, on August 1 and the pre-sale code for tickets for today is RAW2016. The pre-sale ends tonight at 10PM EST and tickets go on sale to the general public tomorrow, June 4 at 10AM EST. Ticket prices for this Raw are $24, $34, $49, $69. $49, $99, and $109. Go to Ticketmaster.com if...

USA Network pushed for live Smackdown due to falling ratings

Smackdown

Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer is reporting that the reason Smackdown is going live is because USA Network is not thrilled with the ratings the show has been doing. It’s no secret that Raw and Smackdown have dropped in the ratings over the past two years however Smackdown has seen a significant drop lately, thanks in part to WWE treating...

Details on upcoming WWE/Scooby-Doo movie revealed

WWE Studios

WWE Superstars will be mixing it up with Scooby-Doo this Summer with the movie Scooby Doo! and WWE: Curse of the Speed Demon coming out on August 9. The animated movie is co-produced by WWE Studios, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation and will be available on Blu-Ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital HD. WWE Superstars The...

Impact rating for 05/31/2016

Impact Wrestling

This week’s episode of Impact on POP did 346,000 viewers, slightly down from last week’s 359,000 number but way over what the average has been lately. While last week’s show was the highest rated episode since moving to POP, the May 31 episode was the second most watched. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Snuka relocating to Florida, judge sets new court date

Jimmy Snuka

Judge Kelly L. Banach, who yesterday ruled that Jimmy Snuka is not mentally competent to stand trial in the 1983 murder of his mistress Nancy Argentino, has set a new hearing for December 2 to see if there is any progress and possibly change her decision. As long as Snuka is deemed mentally unfit, the trial will not progress as it is against the...

WWE iOS app gets auto-play feature for the Network

WWE Network

WWE released version 3.11 of their app for iOS yesterday that includes a much requested feature that was missing: auto-play. The 45.5MB update on the App Store will now let you binge-watch your favorite WWE Network shows without having to go to different episodes to watch the next one. All the videos in the In Ring, Originals, Collections, and...

Raw rating for 05/30/2016

Raw

The Memorial Day Cena-is-back edition of Monday Night Raw facing some of the hardest competition in a while on television did an average of 3,229,000 viewers, down 41,000 from the previous week. Hour one started with 3,282,000 viewers, followed by 3,324,000 in the second hour, and then 3,081,000 in the third and final hour. Just to compare, last...

Season 2 of WWE Swerved back next week with 9 new episodes

WWE Network

The second season of Swerved, the Punk’d-like series on the WWE Network featuring WWE Superstars, will be available this coming Monday right after Monday Night Raw. Season 2 features nine episodes in total and unlike the first season where a new episode was made available every week, all nine will be uploaded at once. Season two also contains...

Dwayne Johnson to portray Doc Savage in upcoming movie

Dwayne Johnson

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson keeps getting project after project and the latest one is a new movie, portraying the Doc Savage superhero. Doc Savage is considered to be the world’s first superhero, appearing first in American pulp magazines during the 1930s. The name of the character is Clark Savage and in the comic books he was a physician...

“Suplex City” Easter Egg in Goldberg’s WWE 2K17 commercial

Goldberg

Goldberg has been very very busy on Twitter over the past 24 hours ever since WWE announced that he will be a major part of the WWE 2K17 video game to be released this Fall. Before the commercial aired, Goldberg wrote, “Wait for it…” and then tweeted “#IMNEXT!” after the commercial played. The former champ retweeted several comments from...