Author - Colin Vassallo

NXT stars enjoying rowdy crowds at UK tour

NXT

The NXT Superstars and Divas are enjoying their time in the United Kingdom with fans coming up with several creative chants that take over the whole arena. The most popular of the group seems to be the tag team of Jason Jordan and Chad Gable with fans chanting their names to the tune of the popular Yaya/Kolo Toure chant from football (or soccer...

Last Impact on Destination America airs this week

Impact Wrestling

This week’s Impact on Destination America will be airing at 11PM EST and ending at 1AM EST as Destination America has bumped off their broadcast for a Mountain Monsters marathon that will start at 1PM EST. There will be no replay for this week’s Impact and going by what’s on the schedule for Destination America, there are no more Impact...

WWE and NBCUniversal tout Coca-Cola collaboration

WWE HQ

WWE and NBCUniversal today announced that Coca-Cola will be the presenting partner of this year’s Tribute to the Troops event, a new collaboration which will include brand integration throughout the broadcast on USA Network. Coca-Cola commercial spots will air during the broadcast and on WWE Network, and WWE will develop behind-the-scenes...

Mauro Ranallo joins Smackdown broadcast team

Smackdown

When Smackdown debuts on the USA Network on January 7, a new voice will be leading the announcing booth, popular MMA and boxing announcer Mauro Ranallo. The news was reported yesterday by Yahoo! Sports’ Kevin Iole. Ranallo has been doing commentary for Showtime Championship Boxing, Glory Kickboxing and Invicta Fighting Championships as well...

TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs 2015 PPV results

TLC

Here are the results from last night’s TLC: Tables, Ladders & Chairs pay-per-view which took place at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. Sasha Banks defeated Becky Lynch in the Kickoff match; The New Day defeated The Usos and The Lucha Dragons to retain the Tag Team titles in a triple threat tag team ladder match; Rusev defeated...

All champions favorite to keep their titles tonight at TLC

Sheamus

The current WWE World Heavyweight champion Sheamus is the favorite to retain the title tonight according to the bookies, standing at 1/7 in the odds while Reigns is distant at 4/1. In the other title matches, all the champions are favorites, with Del Rio at 2/9, The New Day at 4/9, Kevin Owens at 1/3, and Charlotte at 1/4. Their opponents stand at...

Rey Mysterio joins Lucha Underground

Rey Mysterio

Former World Heavyweight champion Rey Mysterio has joined El Rey’s Lucha Underground, making a surprise appearance yesterday at their television tapings. He will be part of the second season of the series which kicks off next month. “When it comes to in-ring performers, Rey Mysterio is among the elite and we are thrilled to welcome him and his...

NXT Takeover: Dallas confirmed for WrestleMania 32 weekend

NXT

Triple H confirmed on his Twitter today that the NXT show in Dallas two nights before WrestleMania 32 will be a Takeover show and will be titled NXT Takeover: Dallas. “This is the ticket you’re gonna want…@WWENXT the takeover continues. #NXTTakeOver: Dallas,” he wrote, adding a photo of himself holding a ticket in front of a WWE logo. The...

John Cena to take another short break after the Royal Rumble

John Cena

John Cena will be taking another short break from WWE after the Royal Rumble and will return in time for the quick Germany tour in February. The former WWE champion is only advertised up until the Raw after the Rumble and after that, Cena is nowhere on any advertising or any event listing on WWE.COM until the February 8 Raw in Seattle, Washington...

Lesnar to face Del Rio at live event in Inglewood, California

Brock Lesnar

Brock Lesnar’s first night back in WWE since the Hell In A Cell pay-per-view in October will be next week at the non-televised live event in Inglewood, California at The Forum and his opponent will be the United States champion Alberto Del Rio. This will be the first time ever that the two will be meeting each other in the ring. The only other...

Sami Zayn makes in-ring return at NXT live event in Newcastle

Sami Zayn

Sami Zayn made his in-ring return at the NXT live event tour in Newcastle, England, yesterday and wrestled NXT champion Finn Balor in the main event. Breaking the usual tradition, the champion came out first for his match, leaving Zayn to get one of the biggest pops of the night. Fans chanted “Ole ole ole!” as the WWE production team waited a...

WWE Network to launch in Japan on January 5, 2016

WWE Network

WWE announced that the WWE Network will be available in Japan starting on January 5, 2016, with the first month of service offered for free to those who sign up. This is another major market cleared for the Network which was unable to broadcast there due to TV contract issues. The WWE Network in Japan will be similar to the US version of the...

Daniel Bryan claims his WWE career might be over

Daniel Bryan

Daniel Bryan traveled to Singapore to promote WWE business this week and during one of the several media stops, he told The New Paper Online that his WWE career could be over. I think it could be the end of my career in WWE, but I don’t think it will be the end of my career,” Bryan said. “I could find another passion, but it would...

Trailer for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 movie featuring Sheamus

Sheamus

WWE World Heavyweight champion Sheamus has a role in the upcoming movie Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows where he plays the character of Rocksteady. Filming for the movie began in April of this year and Sheamus, who’s credited as Stephen “Sheamus” Farrelly appears both as a live action actor and also doing voice over for the...

New TNA champion to be crowned on first live Impact on Pop

TNA title

The new TNA World champion will be crowned on the first episode of Impact Wrestling on Pop on January 5 live from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The semi finals and final of the TNA World Title Series will be taking place on the same broadcast as TNA moves to a network which has almost the same reach of Spike TV. Ever since moving to Destination...

WWE lands Coca-Cola as new sponsor

WWE logo

WWE has landed a major sponsor for the Slammy Awards Raw broadcast which will air on USA Network on December 21. The new sponsor is Coca-Cola, who apart from sponsoring the Slammy Awards, are also sponsoring the Tribute to the Troops event which will air two days later also on USA Network. The video promo hyping up the Awards Raw says, “The 2015...