Author - Colin Vassallo

NXT star Johnny Gargano gets married to Candice LaRae

Johnny Gargano

NXT Superstar Johnny Gargano got married yesterday to fellow wrestler Candice LaRae. Gargano had his tag team partner Tommaso Ciampa, Chuck Taylor, Son of Havoc, and Gregory Iron as his groomsmen. LaRae is a 30-year-old Canadian who wrestles for Pro Wrestling Guerrilla and is often seen in YouTube clips dishing out and on the receiving end of some...

NY Post values TNA “at around $40 million!”

TNA

A story by the New York Post yesterday valued TNA “at around $40 million,” a figure which couldn’t be more farther than the truth. The story revolves around Smashing Pumpkins front man and current TNA President making his bid to buy 100% of the company, although Corgan did not want to reveal the price tag put on TNA. Corgan told the NY Post...

First look at Cody Rhodes in The CW’s Arrow season 5

Cody Rhodes

The CW released a quick 15-second teaser on the upcoming season 5 of Arrow which features a fast glimpse of Cody Rhodes who will be guest starring in an episode. The former WWE Superstar will be featured in the third episode of the new season and in the teaser he’s seen holding The Green Arrow by his neck against a wall. Rhodes has a history...

Six cruiserweights, plus new champ, confirmed for the Raw roster

TJ Perkins

WWE announced the first six cruiserweights who have been confirmed to be making part of the Raw roster come this Monday along with the new WWE Cruiserweight champion TJ Perkins. These six are Rich Swann, Cedric Alexander, Lince Dorado, Gran Metalik, Noam Dar, and the returning Brian Kendrick. All of them are appearing on Raw for the first time...

Cody Rhodes’ wife Brandi signs deal with TNA says TMZ

Brandi Rhodes

TMZ.COM is reporting that Brandi Rhodes, the wife of Cody Rhodes, has signed a deal with TNA Wrestling, and it’s not for announcing, but wrestling. TNA’s Jeremy Borash reacted like he wasn’t aware of the news and wrote, “Interesting…” on Twitter when retweeting the story from TMZ. Brandi, who worked for WWE under the name Eden Stiles...

Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic returning on NXT TV

Dusty Rhodes

The Dusty Rhodes Tag Team Classic is returning to NXT television and started at last night’s tapings at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida. The tournament was created last year to honor the late, great WWE Hall of Famer Dusty Rhodes, who passed away a few months earlier. NXT kicked off a 16-tag tournament and the matches were taped...

Massive 3rd edition of WWE Encyclopedia to be published in October

WWE logo

On October 24, DK Publishing will release the WWE Encyclopedia of Sports Entertainment, 3rd Edition, the most expansive, all-encompassing chronicle ever unleashed on the WWE. The full-color 416-page book includes over 1,200 Superstar and event profiles. The collection of images and information in this book represents the most ambition published...

WWE Cruiserweight title is revived after 9 year absence

WWE Cruiserweight Title

WWE revived the Cruiserweight title last night during the finale of the WWE Cruiserweight Classic, with the division now represented with a title for the first time since 2007. The company started using the title when WCW was bought in 2001, abandoning the WWE Light Heavyweight title in favor of the Cruiserweight title. The lineage of that...

TJ Perkins is the new WWE Cruiserweight champion

TJ Perkins

TJ Perkins, the 32-year-old California native became the new WWE Cruiserweight champion last night after defeating Gran Metalik in the finals of the Cruiserweight Classic tournament, an event which aired exclusively on the WWE Network. Perkins and Metalik advanced to the final after defeating the popular and favorites Zack Sabre, Jr. and Kota...

Smackdown rating for 09/13/2016

Smackdown

Smackdown came super close to beating Raw in the ratings this week, getting 2,658,000 viewers for the post-Backlash show, up 204,000 viewers from last week. Raw did 2.69 million viewers so Smackdown was just 32,000 viewers away from Raw. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Paige breaks silence over suspension, dismisses departure rumors

Paige

In a long message posted on Twitter, Paige confirmed that she will be back to WWE and all the rumors of her leaving are “completely false.” Paige also explained what happened with the Wellness Program violation that led to her 30-day suspension. “Let me be clear that I was not suspended for failing a drug test, it was merely due to a...

Top two matches set for No Mercy 2016

No Mercy

The top two matches for Smackdown’s No Mercy pay-per-view were set on last night’s show with both the main even for the WWE World title and the Smackdown Women’s title match announced. The Smackdown Women’s champion Becky Lynch will be making her first title defense against Alexa Bliss, who surprisingly pinned Nikki Bella after Carmella...

Paige set for Raw return reports PWInsider

Paige

PWInsider.com published an exclusive story saying that former WWE Divas champion Paige will be returning on the road next week with the Raw brand and is also booked on the upcoming Raw. On August 17, her birthday, WWE announced that Paige was suspended for 30 days effective August 18. She was suspended along with her real-life boyfriend Alberto...

WWE Cruiserweight Classic tournament finale live tonight

WWE Cruiserweight Classic

The much-praised WWE Cruiserweight Classic tournament finale will be held tonight in Winter Park, Florida at Full Sail University and will be airing live on the WWE Network. The two semifinals will also be airing on tonight’s broadcast featuring Gran Metalik vs Zack Sabre, Jr., and Kota Ibushi vs T.J. Perkins with the winners of each match...

Raw rating for 09/12/2016

Raw

Monday Night Raw got absolutely smashed in the ratings yesterday, with the lowest rating – holiday or not – in over two decades with just an average of 2,690,000 viewers tuning in. It’s down 379,000 viewers from last week. Hour one started with 2,833,000 viewers, then went down to 2,717,000 in the second hour, and then down to...

Give your pet a WWE makeover with new Petmate products

WWE logo

Petmate, the worldwide leader of solutions and excellence in the pet industry providing fun trusted, quality products to enhance the lives of pets and their families, revealed the launch of its new collection of WWE pet products available at retailers nationwide. The new collection features iconic pet beds, fan favorite collars and leashes, and...