Author - Colin Vassallo

Raw rating for 05/11/2015

RAW

This week’s Monday Night Raw did a total average of 3,687,000 viewers, up just over 100,000 viewers from last week’s show which had one of the lowest numbers since 1997. Hour one did 3,824,000 viewers, hour two did 3,853,000, and then hour three crashed down to 3,385,000 viewers, a drop of almost half a million viewers. (Ratings credit:...

Kickoff match announced for Payback pay-per-view

The Ascension

The Kickoff match for the Payback pay-per-view this coming Sunday will be a tag team match and it will air on the WWE Network, WWE.COM, YouTube, Facebook, and other WWE social media properties. The match will feature Konnor and Viktor of The Ascension taking on Macho Mandow and Curtis Axel, the 2015 version of the Mega Powers! The tag team of...

John Cena and others possibly pulling double duty on May 31

John Cena

On the day WWE will be presenting the Elimination Chamber WWE Network special on May 31, the company will be running another show in Greenville, South Carolina, starting at 1PM. Advertised for that show are John Cena, Rusev, King Barrett, the Tag Team champions The New Day, Cesaro and Tyson Kidd, and others. Considering that Cena is advertised for...

Daniel Bryan vacates Intercontinental title due to injury

Daniel Bryan

Daniel Bryan appeared on Monday Night Raw yesterday and vacated the Intercontinental title due to his injuries. This is the second title that Bryan vacated in a span of a year after last year he won the WWE World Heavyweight title at WrestleMania and relinquished it in July. Bryan said that he underwent an MRI last week and doctors don’t...

Elimination Chamber coming back for Network special on May 31

Elimination Chamber

WWE announced that the Elimination Chamber will be returning as a special WWE Network broadcast, held on Sunday, May 31, in Corpus Christi, Texas, at the American Bank Center. This was supposed to be a regular non-televised live event headlined by Seth Rollins vs Ryback for the WWE World Heavyweight title but the decision was made to switch it to...

Raw to go head to head with the Grammy Awards in 2016

RAW

Monday Night Raw will get a massive opponent next year although this time it will be just for one show. CBS today announced during its Upfronts presentation that the 58th Annual Grammy Awards will be moved from Sunday to Monday, airing on February 15, 2016. The most recent Grammy Awards, held on February 8 of this year, drew 27 million viewers so...

TNA taping Destination X themed Impact episode tonight

TNA

Destination X, one of the former TNA pay-per-views, will be airing on Destination America on May 22 with the show being taped tonight at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. The show will be a three hour event, marking the first time that Impact will run for three hours since the move to Destination America. The main event will be the TNA World...

The Authority and Daniel Bryan back on Raw tonight

The Authority

PWInsider.com is reporting that Triple H, Stephanie McMahon, and Daniel Bryan are all scheduled to appear on tonight’s Monday Night Raw. Daniel Bryan’s return is somewhat of a surprise to many as he was pulled from all advertising until early July. It’s not known if he will be there to compete, resume his feud with Bad News Barrett over the...

Bully Ray’s future still remains undecided

Bully Ray

Former TNA champion Bully Ray chose his words carefully when asked about being “back” with TNA during a session of Q&A with fans on Twitter. Ray said it was “fun for one night” and when someone said that this means he won’t be going to WWE, he said that’s not necessarily true. Ray did not sign a new TNA deal. With a lot of fans...

Dwayne Johnson’s newest movie picked up by DreamWorks

Dwayne Johnson

The Hollywood reporter has a story saying that DreamWorks has won the war to acquire the movie Alpha Squad Seven, a sci-fi action comedy film which will have Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson in the leading role. The Rock will also be producing the movie through his 7 Bucks Productions company along with FlynnPictureCo. “Excited to partner w/...

Bully Ray returns to TNA as special referee during Impact

Bully Ray

Former TNA champion Bully Ray was the mystery referee for last night’s Kurt Angle vs Eric Young title match on Impact. TNA President Dixie Carter hyped up the surprise appearance saying the champion is not currently on its roster. Bully Ray has not wrestled for TNA since late 2014 after he did not renew the contract he was offered. In January...

Renee Young to co-host Tough Enough with Chris Jericho

Renee Young

Renee Young revealed on Twitter that she will be co-hosting Tough Enough with Chris Jericho. Her name was not in the press release issued yesterday however her Twitter handle was added to the bottom of the press release. “So stoked to be @IAmJericho’s cohost for #ToughEnough!! I’ll be the Paula Abdul to his Ryan Seacrest,” she...

Former TNA champion to referee tonight’s main event of Impact

Impact Wrestling

Tonight’s Impact will be live-to-tape from Orlando, Florida, at Universal Studios’ Sound Stage 20 and a former champion will be making his return to the company. The former champion will be refereeing the main event which will feature Kurt Angle vs Eric Young for the TNA World Heavyweight title. TNA President Dixie Carter said that the special...