Author - Colin Vassallo

Shinsuke Nakamura sends fans into frenzy at WWE Tokyo show

Shinsuke Nakamura

It’s no secret that Shinsuke Nakamura is a legend in Japan and this week he returned to his homeland for the first time since signing with the WWE and as you can expect, the Japanese fans treated him like a true Superstar. Nakamura wrestled Chris Jericho in the first leg of the tour yesterday and as soon as Nakamura’s theme hit the speakers...

Smackdown rating for 06/30/2016

Smackdown

This week’s Smackdown drew 2,080,000 viewers, down 65,000 viewers from last week’s show. It was the third worst number the show has done on USA Network since moving in January. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Hideo Itami returns to action at non-televised NXT live event

Hideo Itami

Hideo Itami, the NXT Superstar formerly known as KENTA, made his long-awaited return at a non-televised NXT live event in Winter Haven, Florida yesterday. Itami teamed up with the TM61 tag team to take on Wesley Blake, Tino Sabbatelli, and Samoa Joe, and the babyface trio got the win with Itami getting the pinfall. Itami has been out of action...

Watching live WWE for cord-cutters just became easier

WWE logo

Are you one of those cord-cutters? If you are and you are a wrestling fan living in the United States, now you can watch live Raw and Smackdown on USA Network via Sling TV. Sling announced that NBCUniversal channels NBC, NBC Sports Network, USA Network, Syfy, and Bravo have been added to the Sling Blue package which sells for $25 for 43 channels...

Chris Jericho launches The Jericho Network with PodcastOne

Chris Jericho

Chris Jericho’s popularity on his PodcastOne show Talk Is Jericho has landed the former WWE champ a larger role with the company and PodcastOne announced in a press release that Jericho signed a multi-faceted agreement for production, distribution and product marketing for the newly created The Jericho Network. “I’m stoked to bring some...

WWE hires Charly Arnolt as new host/announcer

Charly Arnolt

WWE has hired a new host/announcer, Charly Arnolt, who had her official start day with the company on Monday. Arnolt worked for FOX59 Sports prior to joining WWE as an anchor/reporter. “As of a couple days ago, I am now living in Orlando because I have accepted a hosting job with the WWE! This is a huge step in my career and I am beyond excited...

$10 deals on WWE Shop including t-shirts and action figures

WWEShop

WWE Shop is running a $10 deal with several WWE merchandise including posters, action figures, t-shirts and many more all on sale for just ten bucks. T-shirts from NXT, Shane McMahon, WrestleMania 32, Daniel Bryan, Triple H, The New Day, Paul Heyman, and others are all part of the deal. Beer mugs, pendants, hats, and gloves featuring other WWE...

BBC takes a behind-the-scenes look at WWE in 30 minute documentary

Sami Zayn

The BBC has put online a 30 minute documentary about the WWE hosted by BBC Radio 1 host and wrestling fan Greg James, a documentary which was filmed between WrestleMania 32 and the Download Festival in the UK which featured NXT. James first interviewed WWE Women’s champion Charlotte, meeting her at a gym in Albany, New York where he trained with...

CM Punk: Get in, make money, get out

CM Punk

Speaking during the Colin Cowherd radio show earlier today, former WWE champion CM Punk said that he was flabbergasted that people were surprised when he left WWE as he always showed his intention to eventually leave. He explained how during his indie scene days, the old timers who had more experience than him told him that you get in, make a lot...

Raw rating for 06/27/2016

Raw

With barely against any competition on television, Monday Night Raw tanked in the ratings, doing only 3,093,000 viewers for yesterday’s broadcast. That is down 373,000 viewers from last week’s post-MITB show. Hour one started with 3,096,000 viewers, then followed by an increase to 3,173,000 viewers in the second hour, before closing the show...

Japan WWE shows get minor card changes due to Reigns absence

Shinsuke Nakamura

The WWE Japan website has updated the line-up of the matches for the two nights they have at the Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo. Due to the absence of Roman Reigns, some matches had to be adjusted but it looks like the WWE fans in Japan will get some great matches in return. On the first night, the main event will be Dean Ambrose vs Kevin Owens vs...