Author - Colin Vassallo

TNA Impact tapings through August announced

TNA announced four sets of television tapings all the way through August, probably the first time in a long time that there seems to be some stability within the company. All the tapings will be done at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida and although it was rumored that TNA would tape some stuff during WrestleMania week, it looks like the...

First look at actress Florence Pugh as Paige

The Rock published a photo on his Instagram with the first look at Florence Pugh as WWE Superstar Paige in the upcoming movie Fighting With My Family. The 21-year-old British actress is seen in the photo reading her lines with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and director Stephen Merchant with a WWE ring in the background at the STAPLES Center in Los...

The making of the new Elimination Chamber structure

WWE.COM has an interesting video on the construction of the brand new Elimination Chamber structure. The design and built of this new structure was left in the hands of Atomic Designs. “We do a lot of stuff that we talk about being bullet proof, and anytime WWE calls, it’s not a metaphor anymore…it really needs to be bullet proof,” said...

Tamina Snuka returns at Smackdown non-televised live event

Tamina Snuka returned to WWE action for the first time since May 2015 at the non-televised live event in Edmonton, teaming up with Natalya to take on Carmella and Alexa Bliss. Snuka, the daughter of WWE Hall of Famer Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka, underwent knee surgery in early May to repair torn ligaments and was not drafted during the 2016 Draft...

Kurt Angle describes John Cena as the greatest of all time

It’s still not known who will be inducting Kurt Angle into the WWE Hall of Fame come WrestleMania weekend, however the Olympic gold medalist has four names that would be ideal. “I would say Austin, Cena, Undertaker and Brock Lesnar are my four picks,” Angle told Forbes.com. The pick of who gets to do the honors for Angle is in reality down...

Chris Benoit’s son David attends WWE event in Edmonton

At last night’s non-televised live event at the Northlands Coliseum in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada there was a special guest backstage, a guest whose father’s name is probably banned from WWE forever. That guest was David Benoit, the son of the late Chris Benoit from his first marriage to Martina. At one point, David was training to be a...

Brock Lesnar arrives in Dallas, wrecks havoc, and leaves!

The Raw brand rolled into Dallas, Texas on Friday night for a non-televised live event and former WWE champion Brock Lesnar showed up and trashed the place before his scheduled match. Lesnar, who earlier this week announced his retirement from mixed martial arts, decided to have some extra fun and interrupted an earlier match, sending Sin Cara...

Ivan Koloff passes away at age 74

Former WWWF champion Ivan Koloff, real name Oreall Perras, passed away earlier today at the age of 74 after a battle with liver cancer. The man formerly known as The Russian Bear was diagnosed with the liver disease more than 10 years ago but recent tests showed that it was getting worse. Earlier this month, his wife Renae opened up about his...

Impact rating for 02/16/2017

TNA Impact this week drew a total of 325,000 viewers, up significantly from the 252,000 viewers of last week. That is the best number since the December 15 episode which was marketed as Total Nonstop Deletion. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Finn Balor advertised for non-televised live events in March

Former WWE Universal champion Finn Balor is being advertised for a few non-televised live events in March, suggesting that he will be ready in time for WrestleMania. Balor is currently booked for March 10 in Buffalo, March 11 in Toronto, and March 26 in White Plains. These are all house shows and currently he’s not listed on any WWE.COM event...

George “The Animal” Steele passes away at age 79

Jim Myers, better known to fans as George “The Animal” Steele, passed away at age 79. He died while in hospice care after kidney failure. Yesterday on his Facebook, Bob Backlund wrote that he called Steele and his wife answered the phone and told him that he may not come home again. “As tears slowly came to my eyes, I told her that everyone...

Nicole Bass passes away at age 52

Nicole Bass, the bodybuilder who in 1999 joined WWE for a short period of time, passed away yesterday at age 52. A post on her Facebook page by her apparent partner Kristen Marrone said that Bass got very sick over the past few days and was admitted to a hospital. The 6’2” Bass suffered a stroke which ultimately led to her death. “Nicole was...

STAPLES Center to host filming next week for Paige’s movie

Ryan Satin of ProWrestlingSheet.com is reporting that production for Fighting With My Family, the movie based on Paige and her family, will move to the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California next week. Satin says that a “big moment” from Paige’s career will be filmed inside the arena in front of a live audience. This big moment was not...

Video of Linda McMahon’s swearing-in as head of SBA ceremony

The White House has published the video of the swearing-in of Linda McMahon as the Administrator of the Small Business Administration which was done on Tuesday, February 14. Vice President Mike Pence said that Linda and her husband founded Titan Sports in the late 70s and through hard work and sheer determination, they turned their business into a...

Smackdown rating for 02/14/2017

Smackdown yesterday drew a total of 2,626,000 viewers, virtually identical to last week with only 1,000 less viewers. The show was #2 on the cable chart in the 18-49 demographic. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Chromecast support comes to WWE app on iOS

WWE today released version 3.15 of the WWE app for iOS devices and added a popular feature that has been missing: Chromecast support. With Chromecast support, WWE Network subscribers can now stream live and video on-demand content to their cast-enabled televisions via Wi-Fi. The feature was missing from previous versions much to the disappointment...