Author - Colin Vassallo

Low Ki leaves TNA Wrestling again

Kaval

TNA’s Low Ki announced via Twitter that he decided to leave TNA for the third time in his career. “I have decided to part ways with @IMPACTWRESTLING. My very best to them in their future. Thank you to all the fans who joined the adventure,” he wrote. Low Ki, real name Brandon Silvestry, returned to TNA in April 2014 after a six year absence...

King of the Mountain participants for Sunday’s PPV announced

Slammiversary

All the participants for this Sunday’s King of the Mountain Slammiversary match have been announced by TNA just three days before the pay-per-view. The five Superstars who will be wrestling in the main event are Matt Hardy, Bobby Roode, Eric Young, Drew Galloway, and the returning Jeff Jarrett. So far there are seven matches on the card and none...

The New Day surprise 92 year old fan

The New Day

13abc Action News in Ohio has a story about 92 year old WWE fan Alice Boraby who had a ticket to see Smackdown this week but health problems prevented her from attending. Her efforts did not go unnoticed and her favorite tag team, The New Day, had a surprise for her! After going to the 13abc studios to promote the event, The New Day heard about...

Jeff Jarrett explains why he’s back for one more match in TNA

Jeff Jarrett

In a video interview with ImpactWrestling.com, Jeff Jarrett explained why he returned and what it means for him to be part of Slammiversary this Sunday. “I’ve got hundreds, maybe thousands of memories of the Impact Zone,” Jarrett said, recounting some of those memories. “It’s sort of surreal,” he added, saying that the promo he cut in...

Matt Morgan back in TNA after two years out

Matt Morgan

Former TNA Tag Team champion Matt Morgan also made his return to Impact Wrestling last night during the live episode of Impact. Morgan appeared during the match between Bram and Vader – yes, Vader – and helped saved the former WCW champion after Bram attacked Vader with the metal rod that keeps the turnbuckle attached to the ring...

Tyson Kidd undergoes successful neck surgery

Cesaro Tyson Kidd

Tyson Kidd underwent neck surgery yesterday after he suffered the injury when he was on the receiving end of Samoa Joe’s Muscle Buster finisher during a dark match prior to Raw a few weeks back. “Surgery was a success,” wrote Kidd on his Twitter account, adding a photo of his tag team partner Cesaro by his bedside. “This guy always reminds...

WWE hires new SVP, General Counsel & Secretary

WWE HQ

WWE announced the hiring of Blake Bilstad as Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary. Bilstad will be a key member of WWE’s senior leadership team and report directly to WWE Chairman & CEO Vince McMahon. As General Counsel, Bilstad will be responsible for overseeing the legal and business affairs of the company and serving...

Jeff and Karen Jarrett return to Impact Wrestling

Jeff Jarrett

Jeff Jarrett and his wife Karen returned to Impact Wrestling last night in the surprise of the night and Jarrett announced that he will be part of the King of the Mountain match at Slammiversary this weekend. Sporting a Global Force Wrestling t-shirt, Jarrett said that he got the call last week from TNA management and was asked to come back for...

Tough Enough rating for episode 1

Tough Enough

Episode one of the new season of Tough Enough did a total of 1,209,000 viewers and a 0.4 in the adults 18-49 ratings. That is in line with what Total Divas does on E! usually although totally different demographics. Just one third of the 8PM Raw viewership tuned in to see Tough Enough. The last Tough Enough season in 2011 on USA Network did an...

Dwayne Johnson to play leading role in Rampage movie

Dwayne Johnson

Another movie is being lined up for Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson according to Deadline Hollywood, titled Rampage, and it’s a video game adaptation produced by Beau Flynn. The film is based on the 80’s Midway Arcade game involving three giant monsters – a gorilla, a lizard, and a wolf – that wreak havoc on major cities across North...

TNA starts five days straight of television tapings today

Impact Wrestling

TNA will start a 5 day run at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida, today as they tape several weeks of worth of Impact Wrestling shows as well as the live pay-per-view on Sunday. Between today and June 27, the company will tape approximately two Impact shows every day on Sound Stage 20. Admission is free. On Sunday then TNA goes live on...

First Tough Enough competitor eliminated from the show

Tough Enough

WWE’s reality competition series Tough Enough returned on the air yesterday live on USA Network and around the world with 13 hopefuls fighting for two WWE contracts. Chris Jericho and Renee Young had hosting duties while Daniel Bryan, Paige, and Hulk Hogan were in charge of the judging. Booker T, Lita, and Billy Gunn served as coaches. The...

Raw rating for 06/22/2015

RAW

Monday Night Raw did not do that well in the ratings this week, suffering a 440,000 viewership dip compared to last week’s show. Hour one did 3,594,000 viewers, followed by 3,606,000 viewers in the second hour, and then 3,812,000 viewers in the third and final hour. The only good news is that the show increased as time went on instead of...

Dwayne Johnson’s Ballers television show starts big on HBO

Dwayne Johnson

The new television show Ballers from Dwayne Johnson made its debut on HBO to 2.16 million viewers, making it the most-watched comedy episode since the series finale of “Entourage” in 2011 for the network according to Variety. The show also generated more social media buzz than any other half hour show in the history of HBO. The Rock is...

4th of July WWE Network special billed as The Beast In The East

WWE Network

The July 4 WWE Network special from Tokyo, Japan, is now being billed as The Beast In The East and it’s all being promoted around Brock Lesnar. The show will feature Lesnar taking on Kofi Kingston in his first match since WrestleMania 31 and the NXT title will be on the line as Kevin Owens defends against Finn Balor in what many expect a...

20 interesting questions with Hulk Hogan

Hulk Hogan

FoxSports.com has a 20 questions feature with WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan which was conducted during the recent media tour to promote tonight’s start of Tough Enough. Hogan answered a variety of different questions, including who should be in the Hall of Fame, best entrance song, most embarrassing thing happened to him in the ring, trading...

New season of Tough Enough kicks off tonight

Tough Enough

The new season of Tough Enough kicks off tonight on USA Network starting at 8PM EST with Chris Jericho and Renee Young hosting the show. The 13 competitors for this season – 7 men and 6 women – are Alex, Amanda, Daria, Dianna, Gabi, Giorgia, Hank, Joshua, Mada, Patrick, Sara, Tanner, and ZZ. One male and one female will win a $250,000...

Tyson Kidd undergoing neck surgery this week

Cesaro Tyson Kidd

Former WWE Tag Team champion Tyson Kidd will be undergoing neck surgery over the next few days to repair the damage he suffered at the hands of Samoa Joe and his Muscle Buster finisher. Kidd posted a photo from hospital on his Twitter account in a neck brace with his wife Natalya by his side saying, “A little pre-op today. Grateful to have my...