Author - Colin Vassallo

Reebok releases CM Punk UFC jersey

CM Punk

The UFC and Reebok today released UFC Fight Kits during a press conference in New York City. These apparel will be worn by all UFC fighters and are mandatory during UFC events. CM Punk also got his Reebok jersey despite not even making his UFC debut. It was a smart move from both UFC and Reebok considering the large fanbase Punk has and a lot of...

Roman Reigns on Tough Enough tonight

Roman Reigns

Roman Reigns will be making a special appearance on tonight’s Tough Enough as the competition enters its second week with 12 hopefuls remaining. The first episode of the season did little to show viewers what it takes to be a wrestler with the second show hopefully tackling some in-ring training. Several WWE Superstars and Divas will appear...

Storm, Aries, and Magnus no longer under TNA contract

Austin Aries

As of today, James Storm, Magnus, and Austin Aries are no longer under a TNA contract and are free to pursue other promotions. PWInsider.com is reporting that TNA is somewhat changing the way they are operating, keeping only their big stars under exclusive deals while letting others work with them on short term deals. With TNA not doing live...

Finn Balor special to air on WWE Network on July 2

Finn Balor

On Thursday, July 2, WWE Network will air a Finn Balor special in anticipation for his NXT title match against Kevin Owens in Japan on July 4. Titled Finn Balor: The Demon Revealed, the synopsis for the show reads, “An in depth look inside the life, career and future of NXT Superstar Finn Balor.” It will start at 10:30PM EST and will run for...

Dolph Ziggler says he wants to retire in WWE

Dolph Ziggler

In an interview with the Boston Herald, Dolph Ziggler said that he wants to finish his career in WWE. Ziggler recently re-signed with the WWE penning a multi-year deal following months of speculation that he was going to leave the company as he was unhappy with the way things were going for him. ”I mean, it feels like I started here, I should...

TNA Slammiversary XIII pay-per-view results

Slammiversary

Here are the results from last night’s Slammiversary pay-per-view which took place from Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. Tigre Uno defeated Manik and DJ X in a three way elimination match to retain the X Division title; Robbie E defeated Jessie Godderz; Bram defeated Matt Morgan in a street fight; Austin Aries defeated Davey Richards;...

Taryn Terrell and Awesome Kong deny reports of leaving TNA

Taryn Terrell

Awesome Kong and Taryn Terrell, the two TNA Knockouts who have been reported that they will be departing the company after tonight’s Slammiversary, are saying otherwise in separate posts on their Twitter accounts. “Contrary to rumors, @IMPACTWRESTLING and I will ring in the new year together & I’ll ‘deck the halls’ of...

Four more TNA wrestlers leaving as mass exodus continues

Austin Aries

The mass exodus from TNA Wrestling continues as James Storm, Austin Aries, Awesome Kong and Taryn Terrell are the latest individuals whose contracts have expired and are leaving TNA after tonight’s show according to a story on the Wrestling Observer. Some of them will be appearing on Impact in the weeks to come as TNA has already taped a month...

Slammiversary XIII live on pay-per-view tonight

Slammiversary

Live tonight from Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida, TNA presents Slammiversary XIII on pay-per-view. The full card is as follows: Jeff Jarrett vs Matt Hardy vs Eric Young vs Drew Galloway vs Bobby Roode in a King of the Mountain match to determine the first TNA King of the Mountain champion; James Storm vs Magnus; Jessie Godderz vs Robbie E;...

Chris Jericho broadcasts Rock’s surprise live on Periscope

Chris Jericho

Chris Jericho was part of the Boston non-televised live WWE event yesterday and obviously knew what was going to happen with The Rock. The Tough Enough host started his Periscope and was broadcasting live the part where Bo Dallas was running down the audience, with the title of his live feed reading, “Gotta little surprise for u…” The...

Jeff Jarrett is the newest TNA Hall of Fame inductee

Jeff Jarrett

Jeff Jarrett was announced as the newest inductee into the TNA Hall of Fame during one of the Impact tapings held over the weekend in Orlando, Florida. Originally, AJ Styles was contacted about being this year’s inductee but he refused due to other commitments in Japan. This left TNA scrambling to find a suitable name to be inducted this...

Magnus parting ways with TNA Wrestling

Magnus

The 28 year old former TNA World Heavyweight champion Magnus is leaving TNA after opting not to sign a new contract which expires in a matter of days. Magnus, who is from England, started his TNA career in late 2008 and has been part of the company ever since, being part of the British Invasion, New Main Event Mafia, and eventually shining as a...

USA Network adds 2 hour edited Raw as lead-in to Tough Enough

RAW

The USA Network website is listing a two hour version of Monday Night Raw airing on Tuesday at 6PM to serve as the lead in for the new episode of Tough Enough. Ratings for the first episode of the new season of Tough Enough were very disappointing, getting just over 1.2 million viewers and a 0.4 rating in the much sought-after 18-49...

Dolph Ziggler signs new WWE deal

Dolph Ziggler

PWInsider.com is reporting that Dolph Ziggler has signed a new multi-year deal with WWE, keeping him there for the next couple of years. Ziggler’s contract was up in a few months and there were rumors that he was not going to pen a new deal as he was unhappy with how things are evolving. Ziggler has been part of WWE since 2004, first starting at...

Family of Doink The Clown sues WWE for brain injuries

Doink

The Dallas Morning News has a story about the family of Matt Osborne – better known as Doink The Clown – suing WWE for the brain injuries he suffered over the years. The lawsuit alleges that Osborne suffered “traumatic brain injuries” that resulted in “depression and drug abuse, which ultimately resulted in his untimely...

WWE stocks end the week on another high

WWE HQ

WWE stocks ended the week at $17.49, closing Friday 0.23% down from the day before however stocks jumped 1.08% in after hours trading, closing at $17.68. Over the past five days, WWE stocks went up from the low $16s and continued the positive trend from last week as well where they were below $15. Today’s high was $17.73, just off the $17.91...

Wrestling legend Bruno Sammartino undergoes back surgery

Bruno Sammartino

Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer is reporting that WWE Hall of Famer and wrestling legend Bruno Sammartino underwent successful back surgery this past week in his hometown of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Sammartino was confined to a hospital bed for the majority of June. Dr. Joseph Maroon, who heads up the WWE medical department, led the team...