Author - Colin Vassallo

TNA Impact Wrestling to air in China on Youku.com

Impact Wrestling

TNA President Dixie Carter announced that Impact Wrestling will be airing in China every week starting next Wednesday at 8PM on the country’s version of YouTube, titled Youku. Launched in December 2003, Youku has more than 500 million monthly active users and 800 million daily video views, making the platform fit enough to carry Impact. Getting...

John Cena to work on a reduced non-televised events schedule

John Cena

There will be a change for John Cena going forward as he will be now operating on a reduced schedule for WWE when it comes to non-televised live events. The former champion will be doing overseas tours and the most important live events in the big markets in the United States but as far as the rest goes, he will be getting some much-needed time...

Dwayne Johnson named the world’s highest-paid actor

Dwayne Johnson

Forbes has released their annual World’s 100 Highest-Paid Celebrities list, and all put together they pulled in $5.1 billion. Coming in #19 is none other than former WWE champion Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson with an estimated $64.5 million. The People’s Champion is now considered the world’s highest-paid actor thanks to a string of...

Several WWE Superstars attend the ESPYS in Los Angeles

WWE logo

John Cena was not the only WWE Superstar at the ESPYS yesterday in Los Angeles, California and the host of the show was joined by other fellow Superstars on the red carpet and at the event. The Miz, Maryse, Nikki and Brie Bella, The Big Show, The New Day, Ric Flair, and Charlotte, were all in attendance and the ladies were looking pretty damn good...

Impact rating for 07/12/2016

Impact Wrestling

Impact Wrestling on Tuesday night on POP did a total of 358,000 viewers, and while down from last week’s 440,000 viewers, it’s still up from the usual average the show has been doing on the network. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Bray Wyatt tells Matt Hardy no one would be #broken without him

Bray Wyatt

Bray Wyatt told Matt Hardy that without him “no one would’ve been #Broken in the first place,” responding to Hardy’s earlier tweet which was a reaction to the Wyatts/New Day segment which aired this past Monday on Raw. “Go ahead LIE and say it isn’t true #IamTheWay,” he added. Wyatt continued, “Love me or hate me, I am the...

John Cena hosting the ESPYS tonight on ABC

John Cena

John Cena will be making history tonight as the first ever wrestling personality to host the ESPYS, ESPN’s Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly Awards. The award show is designed to commemorate the past year in sports by recognizing the top achievements, moments and performers. It honors ESPN’s commitment to The V Foundation for Cancer...

Shane McMahon announces new Smackdown GM is chosen

Shane McMahon

On his Twitter today, Shane McMahon wrote that the Smackdown General Manager has been chosen and will be revealed live this Monday on Raw, one day before the brand splits again. “I’m very excited to announce that terms were agreed to today with the new SmackDown GM,” McMahon wrote. Meanwhile, if the screenshots floating around are not fake...

Moose debuts for TNA

Moose

Quinn Ojinnaka, the former American football player known to wrestling fans as Moose, started with TNA yesterday and made his first televised appearance during the Impact tapings. The 32 year old played for the NFL’s New England Patriots, St. Louis Rams, and Indianapolis Colts during his career but has not played football since October 2012...

5 alternates for the WWE Cruiserweight Classic tournament named

WWE Cruiserweight Classic

WWE announced five alternates for the WWE Cruiserweight Classic series on the WWE Network just in case there are injuries or someone fails to make the 205lbs weight limit. The five are Aaron Solow (USA), Jesus Yurnet (Puerto Rico), Jessy Sorensen (USA), Vandal Ortagun (Turkey), and Kai Katana (USA). Perhaps the most recognizable name from the...

Raw rating for 07/11/2016

Raw

Raw this week drew a total of 3,170,000 viewers, up over half a million viewers from last week’s 4th of July edition. It’s also up from the previous week’s 3.09 million viewers but considering there was the hype of the return of Vince McMahon, it was far from a home run. Hour one pulled 3,042,000 viewers, hour two had 3,239,000 viewers, and...

Three new matches announced for Battleground 2016

Battleground

Three new matches were made official for the Battleground pay-per-view, including two title matches. The United States title will be defended by Rusev as he takes on the former Intercontinental champion Zack Ryder in a rematch from last week’s Raw. The Miz will also defend his IC title against the winner of last night’s battle royal, Darren...

Wyatts vs New Day takes a TNA Final Deletion turn

Wyatt Family

WWE took a page out of TNA’s Final Deletion book on Raw last night providing a similar scenario in the latest between The New Day and The Wyatt Family feud. It was The New Day who went to visit The Wyatts in the woods and it was all shot similar to a horror movie including a score playing in the background and creepy editing to the whole...

McMahon appoints Raw and Smackdown commissioners, GMs next week

Vince McMahon

WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon returned to Raw last night and appointed Shane McMahon as the new commissioner of Smackdown. His sister Stephanie will be the commissioner of Monday Night Raw. Although they are now “commissioners,” McMahon instructed both of them to appoint a General Manager of each show next week and if they don’t he will...

Taz and The Rock clear the air over promo segment saga

Taz

The Rock sent in a video message to Taz and his fans to play on The Taz Show to clear the air about the whole Hump Day Promos vs Rock The Promo saga. Before the video played, Taz explained the whole story on what went down and communicated with Brian Gewirtz, former Raw creative head writer and now employee of The Rock, to get through The...

Eric Bischoff teases fans on Smackdown GM role

Eric Bischoff

It seems that Eric Bischoff is having some fun on Twitter by teasing fans on the upcoming Smackdown General Manager role. Asked by a fan if he would ever return to play the role, Bischoff replied, “Stay tuned….its @WWE. Anything can happen.” The former WCW President has not appeared on WWE live television since December 2007 when he made...