Author - Colin Vassallo

NXT live special on June 8 to start busy week for NXT stars

NXT

NXT will have another live special, presumably a Takeover event, on June 8 according to the NXT Twitter account. Tickets for this show, to be held on June 8, along with other television tapings set for May 19 and June 9 will go on sale this Monday at 10AM ET. It’s going to be quite a busy week for NXT stars as after the live special on June 8...

Lawsuit against WWE over unpaid WWE Network royalties dropped

WWE Network

The class action lawsuit brought forward by the man formerly known as Rene Dupree against WWE over the unpaid WWE Network royalties has been dropped already. The lawsuit was filed in the state of Connecticut, home of the WWE. Earlier this week, WWE attorney Jerry McDevitt notified the legal team of the plaintiff that a 2011 contract he signed...

Ruthless Aggression Era Raw added to WWE Network

WWE Network

WWE has uploaded 104 episodes of Monday Night Raw on the WWE Network spanning from 2002 and 2003, covering the nWo’s arrival in February 2002, to Goldberg’s debut the night after WrestleMania 19 and everything else in between. The post-Attitude Era was labeled by the WWE as the Ruthless Aggression Era, a phrase coined by John Cena when he made...

John Cena starts American Grit hosting gig tonight on FOX

American Grit

John Cena returns to television tonight with his new reality show American Grit on FOX starting at 9PM ET. 16 men and women will be split into four teams with Rorke Denver, Noah Galloway, Tawanda Hanible, and Nicholas Irving serving as their military leads. Denver is a former U.S. Navy Seal, Galloway is a former U.S. Army soldier, Hanible is a...

Bray Wyatt injured during live WWE event in Milan, Italy

Bray Wyatt

Bray Wyatt injured his right leg during the main event of last night’s WWE live non-televised show in Milan, Italy, while wrestling Roman Reigns. The incident happened during a simple collar and elbow tie-up and as Wyatt pushed Reigns to the corner, he immediately grabbed his leg and backed off. He moved to the middle of the ring and went down...

Impact rating for 04/12/2016

Impact Wrestling

Impact on POP did 286,000 viewers this week, up from last week’s 272,000 number. Impact lost its Tuesday night replay this week, a replay which led to an additional good number of extra viewers. It will be replayed every week on Saturday morning.

Total Divas season 5 episode 13 rating

Total Divas

Last night’s Total Divas – which was episode 13 of season 5 titled C’est La Diva – did a total of 632,000 viewers, 17,000 viewers less than last week’s episode. This was part one of the two-part season finale. This has been the lowest rated season of the whole series so far. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

The Undertaker to work only 2 shows during European tour

Undertaker

The Wrestling Observer is reporting that The Undertaker will be doing a couple of shows as part of the European WrestleMania Revenge tour, three less than he was originally scheduled. Apparently there was some confusion over his presence during this tour as local advertising has changed and his name was removed from the shows he was set to appear...

Former ECW and WWE Superstar Balls Mahoney passes away

ECW

Former ECW and WWE Superstar Balls Mahoney passed away yesterday at the age of 44. He died at his home in Spring Lake Heights, New Jersey, but the cause of death at this point is still unknown. He passed away one day after his birthday. Mahoney – real name Jonathan Rechner, made his pro wrestling debut in 1987 working for the World Wrestling...

Raw rating for 04/11/2016

Raw

This week’s Raw drew a total of 3,529,000 viewers, down 560,000 viewers from the post-WrestleMania Raw. Hour one drew 3,474,000 viewers, followed by 3,687,000 in the second hour, and then back down to 3,427,000 for the third and final hour. The show was first, second, and third on cable in terms of viewership and second, third, and fourth in the...

Total Divas episode preview for tonight: C’est La Diva

Total Divas

Episode 13 of season 5 of Total Divas titled C’est La Diva airs tonight on E! This is part one of the two-part season finale. The synopsis for tonight’s show reads, “The Divas jet off to Paris where one Diva gets the proposal of a lifetime, relationships begin to crumble as the tension between Fox and Rosa peaks, and Eva ditches Mandy to...

4 WWE Superstars to attend Wizard World Philadelphia

Bella Twins

WWE Superstars John Cena, Sheamus and the Bella Twins will be attending Wizard World Philadelphia which will be held in June at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Sheamus will be at the June 3 session from 4PM to 7PM. Cena will attend the June 5 session between 11AM and 3PM while The Bella Twins will be there as well on the same day as Cena from...

10 new recruits begin training at WWE Performance Center

WWE Performance Center

WWE today announced a new class of 10 recruits that have begun training at the WWE Performance Center in Orlando, Florida. The new class will join a group of 69 men and women training at the facility. “With support from our world-class coaching staff at the WWE Performance Center these men and women will have the chance to hone their skills and...

2016 WrestleMania Revenge Tour kicks off tomorrow

WWE logo

WWE kicks off their mega post-WrestleMania tour tomorrow with WWE Superstars and crew visiting 8 countries, performing 17 shows in 10 days. The first stop will be in Milan, Italy, with a show at the Mediolanum Forum on April 13. On April 14 it’s in Florence, Italy, with a show at the Nelson Mandela Forum. Also on April 14, one half of the roster...

POP TV removes the Tuesday night replay of Impact

Impact Wrestling

Just three months after making their debut on POP TV, TNA Wrestling has already lost its Tuesday night replay on the network. Despite POP being in much more homes than Destination America, TNA seemed to have reached its limit of around 350,000 viewers or less every week with no real advancement in viewers, something that the company hoped to...

They’re here! Luke Gallows and Karl Anderson debut on Raw

Luke Gallows & Karl Anderson

After months of speculation and teases on Twitter, former Bullet Club members Karl Anderson and Luke Gallows made their long-awaited debut on Monday Night Raw last night, viciously attacking The Usos to mark their arrival. The duo stormed the ring after The Usos defeated the Social Outcasts to advance in the WWE Tag Team title tournament. They...

Titus O’Neil on the 100th episode of Animal Planet’s Tanked

Titus O'Neil

Former WWE Tag Team champion Titus O’Neil will be appearing on the 100th episode of Animal Planet’s Tanked on Friday, April 15 at 10PM ET. In this particular episode, tank designers and co-owners of Acrylic Tank Manufacturing (ATM), Wayde King and Brett Raymer are asked by WWE’s Titus O’Neil to design a gator-themed tank that pays homage...