Author - Colin Vassallo

Raw rating for 04/17/2017

 Monday Night Raw pulled in 3,346,000 viewers this week, down 83,000 viewers from last week’s show. Hour one did 3,405,000 viewers, followed by 3,469,000 viewers in the second hour, and then a drop to 3,165,000 viewers in the third and final hour. Raw lost 304,000 viewers from the second to the third hour. The show was #5, #6, and #7 in the...

Anthem ordered to pay over $330,000 for previous TNA lawsuit

PWInsider.com is reporting that production company Audience Of One Productions will be paid $336,602 by Impact Wrestling after the company admitted in court that it breached their deal. Originally, AO1 sued the-then TNA for $222,123 plus interest back in September 2015 along with their Chief Financial Officer Dean Broadhead and Aroluxe Marketing...

Long-time WWE Network subscribers can win trip to WrestleMania 34

Have you been a WWE Network subscriber for a long time? If yes, you have been automatically entered in the WrestleMania 34 sweepstakes, with 34 lucky subscribers winning two tickets to WrestleMania, two-night hotel stay, and two round-trip tickets. To be part of the sweepstakes, you must be an active WWE Network subscriber on April 17, 2017, and...

Dash Wilder of The Revival injured and out for 8 weeks

Dash Wilder, one half of The Revival, will be out for around 8 weeks after suffering a fractured jaw during a non-televised NXT live event in Spartanburg, South Carolina. This past weekend was the last time that The Revival toured with NXT in the United States, and joined Tye Dillinger and Shinsuke Nakamura for their farewell tour. Wilder did not...

Raw ring implodes after superplex by Strowman on Big Show

For the third time, a WWE ring collapsed after a superplex from the top rope, and for the third time, it was the Big Show who was on the receiving end of the move. During last night’s Raw main event, The Big Show took on Braun Strowman who earlier in the night destroyed pretty much everyone who was in his way. As the match was nearing its...

Philippines loses WWE television deal after no agreement reached

Fox Network Group Asia today announced on their Twitter that they will not be renewing their contract with WWE as the two sides could not come up with an agreement. “We regretfully inform our Philippines viewers that despite both parties’ best efforts, Fox Networks Group Asia and World Wrestling Entertainment were unable to reach an agreement...

WWE Shop releases first new Hardys t-shirt since return

WWE Shop has released the first new Hardy Boyz t-shirt since their surprise return at WrestleMania. The shirt features the Hardy Boyz logo in green and “Reborn By Fate” on the front along with another logo on the back. This joins the retro Hardys t-shirt which was released immediately following their comeback. WWE Shop is also selling two...

Alberto El Patron calls WWE racists in another Periscope video

Alberto El Patron went off again in a rant on Periscope, blasting his former employer while his fiancee – and a current employee of his former employer – shot the video by his side. “I hope you guys watch Impact Wrestling. What a great show, right baby,” Alberto asked as Paige said “Yes.” He then continued, “They don’t...

Matt and Jeff Hardy resume their full-time schedule with WWE

Matt and Jeff Hardy resumed their full-time life on the road with WWE this weekend after their return at WrestleMania. The current Raw Tag Team champions enjoyed their light schedule while in Impact Wrestling, and it was one of the reasons the duo stayed so long with the company. Matt’s wife Reby even tweeted that their arrangement was perfect...

Mauro Ranallo doing commentary for RIZIN tonight in Japan

The RIZIN Fighting Federation announced on Facebook that Mauro Ranallo will be calling their show tonight live from Japan. “Veteran combat sports announcer Mauro Ranallo and legendary MMA pioneer and former middleweight champion, Frank Shamrock reunite for the PPV broadcast of Rizin – live from Yokohama Japan,” the statement said. This...

Booker T temporarily joins the Raw commentary team

WWE Hall of Famer and former five-time WCW champion Booker T will be resuming his commentary duties starting this coming Monday on Raw, temporarily replacing David Otunga until Otunga finishes filming the Katrina movie. Booker T started his commentary role in February 2011, joining Smackdown and then in 2015 he moved to Raw, swapping places with...

Bullying: The latest scandal rocking WWE’s public image

The recent stories of friction between Mauro Ranallo and John “Bradshaw” Layfield dominated many websites, but the issue remains largely unaddressed by the company who has a history of backstage bullying and hazing. Ranallo, who is pretty much no longer the Smackdown announcer and reportedly not appearing again till his contract runs out in...

Shinsuke Nakamura given big farewell on NXT TV

Former NXT champion Shinsuke Nakamura was given a fantastic sendoff during last night’s NXT episode on the WWE Network as he moves permanently to the main roster. Nakamura’s farewell was the main event of the show and started with Nakamura cutting a promo in the middle of the ring, thanking everyone at the Performance Center and NXT and the...