Author - Colin Vassallo

Cody Rhodes gets Kurt Angle at indie event on August 27

Cody Rhodes

Cody Rhodes can chalk one off from his bucket list as his first opponent in his post-WWE career will be none other than former WWE and TNA champion Kurt Angle. The two will be main eventing the Wrestling Under The Stars event promoted by Northeast Wrestling on Saturday, August 27 at the Dutchess Stadium in Wappingers Falls, New York. This will be...

Open day at the WWE Performance Center on July 25

WWE Performance Center

Once again WWE is having an open day at the WWE Performance Center on July 25 with tickets going for $1,499 each. The expensive tour does have some very cool things attached to it but only a limited number of fans can enjoy it…and probably afford it. The day starts with a breakfast with NXT Superstars and then lunch with both meals included. The...

Goldberg “incredibly honored” to work with WWE and 2K

WWE2K17

Pre-ordering WWE 2K17 will not only get you the playable character of Goldberg but also two arenas – WCW Monday Nitro and Halloween Havoc – while Goldberg will be available in his WCW and WWE personas. “After 12 years away from the business, I’m incredibly honored to work with WWE and 2K while following in the footsteps of such...

#Hatch is the return of Goldberg…to WWE 2K17

Goldberg

The #Hatch social media campaign which started mid last week and unveiled last night ended up being a WWE 2K17 commercial with a surprise: Goldberg. The commercial involves a bunch of Sheriff deputies first driving and then walking through the woods at night with their flashlights on. They find the hatch and wire it up with explosives and after...

Final MITB ladder qualifying match on Raw

Raw

The final competitor for the Money In The Bank ladder match will be revealed tonight on Raw and whoever that might be will join Dean Ambrose, Cesaro, Sami Zayn, Kevin Owens, Chris Jericho, and Alberto Del Rio. It’s still not revealed who will be in this MITB qualifying match but two matches which have been revealed for tonight’s broadcast...

Jake Roberts documentary coming the UK Netflix as well

Jake Roberts

The Resurrection of Jake The Snake documentary that Netflix acquired the streaming rights to will also be part of the UK Netflix streaming library starting Wednesday, June 1. As of today, the doc will not be part of Netflix Canada or Australia. The documentary, which chronicles the WWE Hall of Famer’s battles with his demons in a struggle to...

John Cena returns on Raw tonight

John Cena

Just in case you have been living under a rock, John Cena will be making his long-awaited return on Raw tonight, his first Raw appearance since the end of December. The former champion underwent shoulder surgery in early January and have been out of action ever since. Apart from an appearance at the Hall of Fame and a cameo at WrestleMania where...

Cody Rhodes publishes his post-WWE bucket list

Cody Rhodes

Former WWE Superstar Cody Rhodes has listed August 19 as his last day of his no-compete clause after requesting – and getting – his release from WWE last week. Most WWE contracts include a 90 day no-compete clause, preventing anyone who leaves from showing up anywhere else before a three month period. Teasing his return, Rhodes...

Rob Van Dam’s wife Sonya files for divorce

Rob Van Dam

TMZ is reporting that Rob Van Dam’s wife Sonya has filed for divorce and is hoping to end their 17 year marriage. The court documents were filed in Los Angeles citing irreconcilable differences. Sonya is asking for spousal support, attorney fees, and also wants the judge to restore her maiden name. Sonya told TMZ that the two are on good terms...

#Hatch. What?

WWE logo

For the past few days, the WWE Twitter account has been posting cryptic tweets with images and the hashtag #hatch. Today’s tweet shows a picture of someone trying to “break in,” or better yet as WWE puts it, “extracting” from this hatch with the date 5/30/16. In the picture you can see a red notice which reads “Restricted Area...

John Cena t-shirt design revised, WWE Shop with $10 shirt sales

John Cena

While John Cena’s t-shirt that looked like a rip-off of Pabst Blue Ribbon’s logo won’t be going on sale anymore, it was quickly replaced by another design. The red, white and blue color scheme remains however the font and general design of the t-shirt no longer resembles the previous version. The merchandise with new design is expected to be...

Smackdown rating for 05/26/2016

Smackdown

Smackdown this week drew 2,112,000 viewers, down 183,000 viewers from last week’s show. It’s the second least watched episode since Smackdown moved to USA Network. The NBA playoffs were the big winners with 10 million viewers. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Mohegan Sun Arena website hints at part of new Smackdown roster

AJ Styles

The Smackdown after SummerSlam will take place at the Mohegan Sun Arena on August 23 and its website is promoting the “new era” of Smackdown, giving a hint of who will be on the brand. While the draft is still not done, WWE surely has pretty much decided who will be on what brand and those advertised appearing on this particular Smackdown are...

Several WWE Superstars cast for The Marine 5: Battleground movie

The Miz

WWE Studios and Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions have teamed up to produce The Marine 5: Battleground. The fifth installment of The Marine franchise will feature several WWE Superstars with The Miz reprising his title role and joining him will be his wife Maryse, Heath Slater, Bo Dallas, Curtis Axel, and Naomi. James Dunn will be directing the...

Bret Hart launching new podcast with Yahoo! Sports Radio

Bret Hart

WWE Hall of Famer Bret “Hit Man” Hart has partnered with Yahoo! Sports Radio to launch the Bret Hart Radio on PodcastArena.com, iTunes & Google Play. Two new shows will drop weekly starting Tuesday, May 31 with his two sons Blade and Dallas and their co-host WrestleZone Radio’s Nick Hausman. The two new shows will be called Bret Hart’s...

WWE execs giving depositions in concussion lawsuit

Vince McMahon

WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon will be giving a deposition today in the lawsuit against WWE brought forward by former wrestlers Vito Lo Grasso and Evan Singleton. Vince is not the only one who has to be interviewed as Triple H, Stephanie McMahon, Dr. Chris Amann and Dr. Joseph Maroon are also on the list along with former WWE wrestler Chris...