Author - Colin Vassallo

Backlash 2017 pay-per-view results

Here are the results from last night’s Backlash pay-per-view which took place from the Allstate Arena in Chicago, Illinois. Tye Dillinger defeated Aiden English in the Kickoff match; Shinsuke Nakamura defeated Dolph Ziggler; The Usos defeated Breezango to retain the Smackdown Tag Team titles; Sami Zayn defeated Baron Corbin; Natalya, Carmella...

Backlash 2017 live on pay-per-view and WWE Network tonight

Live tonight from the Allstate Arena in Chicago, Illinois, WWE presents Backlash on pay-per-view and WWE Network. The full card is as follows: Randy Orton vs Jinder Mahal for the WWE title; Kevin Owens vs AJ Styles for the United States title; The Usos vs Breezango for the Smackdown Tag Team titles; Shinsuke Nakamura vs Dolph Ziggler; Charlotte...

Betting odds so far for Backlash 2017

Jinder Mahal remains the favorite to win the WWE title tonight from Randy Orton at Backlash although the odds were slashed a bit from yesterday. He now stands at 2/5 to win while Orton is at 7/4 to retain. One thing to keep in mind is that odds are most likely to change throughout the day and even beyond bell time. If you are planning to drop some...

Dwayne Johnson and Tom Hanks running mates in 2020?

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson announced on Saturday Night Live that he’s running for President in 2020…with running mate and Hollywood A-lister Tom Hanks. Obviously, this was all a joke as Johnson was hosting the season finale of SNL. “Now, in the past I would have never considered running for president. I mean I didn’t think I was...

Pete Dunne is the new WWE United Kingdom champion

There is a new WWE United Kingdom champion and his name is Pete Dunne. Having failed to get the title in the final of the WWE UK Championship tournament, Dunne did not disappoint this time, and the heel known as the “Bruiserweight” lived up to his hype after defeating the champion Tyler Bate with his finishing move The Bitter End in an...

Tommaso Ciampa turns on Johnny Gargano at NXT Takeover

The tag team of #DIY is no longer as after last night’s NXT Takeover: Chicago, Tommaso Ciampa absolutely destroyed his former tag team partner Johnny Gargano, viciously attacking him on the stage as soon as the trademark caption came up and the show was going off the air. #DIY had just lost the tag team ladder match against the Authors of Pain...

Dwayne Johnson hosts SNL tonight for the fifth time

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is joining an elite list today as he will host Saturday Night Live for the fifth time. Other celebrities who hosted SNL at least five times include Bill Murray, Tina Fey, Ben Affleck, Chevy Chase, Tom Hanks, Steve Martin, Alec Baldwin, and 10 other A-list celebrities. Johnson is wrapping up season 42 of the popular...

NXT Takeover: Chicago live on WWE Network tonight

Live tonight from the Allstate Arena in Chicago, Illinois WWE presents NXT Takeover: Chicago exclusively on the WWE Network. The full card is as follows: Bobby Roode vs Hideo Itami for the NXT title; Asuka vs Ruby Riot vs Nikki Cross in a triple threat for the NXT Women’s title; The Authors of Pain vs #DIY in a ladder match for the NXT Tag Team...

Impact rating for 05/18/2017

Impact on POP did 272,000 viewers this week, down 37,000 viewers from last week’s show. This was the 4th least viewed Impact of the year so far and unlike previous weeks there was no NBA competition. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Tommaso Ciampa suffers ankle injury at NXT non-televised event

Tommaso Ciampa, one half of #DIY, suffered an ankle injury last night during a non-televised live event, an injury which could pose problems for tomorrow’s NXT Takeover: Chicago and the planned match involving #DIY and the Authors of Pain. The match, which involved #DIY taking on Sanity, was stopped after a few minutes and Ciampa was carried to...

WWE UK Championship Live special on the WWE Network today

The WWE United Kingdom Championship Live special will be airing on the WWE Network today with a start time geared towards the UK audience. The show, taped in the first weekend of May at Epic Studios in Norwich, will kick off on the Network at 8PM GMT, which is 3PM EST. A repeat of the show will air at 8PM EST, which was the original show time when...

John Cena to participate in three Q&A shows in Australia in July

Australia-based Fast Track Events is promoting an evening with John Cena, followed by a Q&A with the man himself for this July in three different cities. Titled “An Evening with John Cena: The Untold Story, In His Own Words,” and hosted by Karl Stefanovic, this tour will take Cena to the Gold Coast on Friday, July 7, Melbourne on Saturday...

Smackdown rating for 05/16/2017

Smackdown this week drew 2,175,000 viewers, down 173,000 viewers from last week’s show. That is the lowest number since the November 8, 2016 episode which went head-to-head with election results. Smackdown was #4 on the top 50 cable chart among the 18-49 demo. The NBA Playoffs did the most damage with 5.7 million viewers. (Ratings credit:...