Author - Colin Vassallo

Samoa Joe backstage at NXT television tapings

Samoa Joe

PWInsider.com is reporting that former TNA champion Samoa Joe was backstage at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida, yesterday at the NXT television tapings. Joe, who left TNA a couple of months ago, is rumored to start working for WWE soon with NXT being his initial home. WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross, who was also at the show, wrote on...

Top matches for the next NXT Takeover special in May

Kevin Owens

The top matches for the next NXT Takeover special on the WWE Network were revealed during last night’s set of NXT tapings held in Winter Park, Florida, at Full Sail University. The main event will be a rematch of the last Takeover event featuring Kevin Owens defending his NXT title against Sami Zayn. The NXT Women’s title will also be on the...

Dolph Ziggler follows Lana with a rant of his own

Dolph Ziggler

Lana was not the only one who decided to rant on a sensitive subject on Twitter today as Dolph Ziggler seemingly aired his frustration in WWE in one of his typical long messages. Saying he has the “boyz to make the noize,” the former World champion threw in a couple of shots at his Extreme Rules opponent Sheamus. “Overachievement &...

Daniel Bryan expected to be out for the next four weeks

Daniel Bryan

According to several sources, Daniel Bryan is expected to miss this Sunday’s Extreme Rules pay-per-view and will be out for an additional 3 to 4 weeks due to his injuries. The Intercontinental champion has not wrestled since the Smackdown tapings in London and even then he was very limited in his tag team match with John Cena to prevent further...

Dave Bautista comments on possible WWE return

Batista

Dave Bautista showed up at the Avengers: Age of Ultron premiere in London, and was questioned about his WWE future during an interview by the HeyUGuys YouTube channel. Acknowledging that the gets asked the question if he’s returning to wrestling a lot, the former WWE champ said he would because he loves wrestling. He said he talks to his friend...

NXT brand going on tour in May and June

NXT

NXT is going on tour in May and June and apart from the usual Florida spots, the brand will now be going to Philadelphia, Albany, Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Columbus. The bulk of the tour is in NXT’s home state of Florida with shows in Lakeland, Tampa, Cocoa Beach, Largo, Starke, Citrus Springs, and Venice. However five out-of-state...

Raw rating for 04/20/2015

RAW

Monday Night Raw somewhat rebounded in the ratings this week, getting a total of 4,038,000 viewers for the three hour show, up 370,000 viewers from last week’s taped show from London. Hour one did 4,105,000, followed by 4,136,000 in the second hour, and then it dipped to 3,873,000 in the third and final hour. (Ratings credit: PWInsider.com)

Foley’s WWE Network comedy special adds more guests

Mick Foley

Mick Foley’s Cheap Pops comedy show this Friday at Full Sail University will feature more guests other than the already announced JBL and Jim Ross. Other guests announced by Foley for the show include NXT’s Sasha Banks, Bayley, and Becky Lynch, former WWE Superstar Scotty 2 Hotty, and his daughter Noelle. The show will be taped by WWE and will...

Family in India blames WWE for teenage son’s death

WWE HQ

A family in Kolkata, India, is blaming WWE for the death of their son after the 14 year old was found dead with a rope tied around his neck. “He was watching the WWE and aping a karate move. He had climbed a chair and tied one end of the belt to the window. His mother had gone to the toilet at that time. When she came back, she saw him lying...

WWE 2K15 coming to PC with a Windows version

WWE 2K15

WWE 2K15 will be released for personal computers this Spring as 2K is prepping up a Windows version of the game, joining the Playstation and Xbox consoles. The PC version of WWE 2K15 will include most of what’s available in the consoles version, including MyCareer and 2K Showcase modes. In addition to the full game itself, PC gamers who pick up...

Intercontinental title match may not happen at Extreme Rules

Daniel Bryan

The Intercontinental title match at Extreme Rules featuring the champ Daniel Byran taking on Wade Barrett may not take place after all due to Daniel Byran’s ongoing health issues. During the rundown of matches on Raw last night, it was noted that the match will only take place “Daniel Bryan’s health permitting.” The announcers did not...

NXT to hold live event in Albany, New York, in May

NXT

After successful shows outside of Florida at the Arnold Classic and WrestleMania weekend, NXT is branching out again and this time Albany, New York, will get some NXT action in May. The historic Washington Avenue Armory will host NXT on Saturday, May 16 and the 1890-built arena will be configured to host in the range of 3,500 fans. This is not the...

GFW announces MiLB Grand Slam Tour

Global Force Wrestling

The following is a press release which Global Force Wrestling issued to announce the MiLB Grand Slam Tour. NASHVILLE, Tenn. – You might be able to buy peanuts and Cracker Jacks, and there’s sure to be a crowd. But this will be a whole new ball game. The historic first Global Force Wrestling show will be held on Friday night, June 12 at The...