Author - Colin Vassallo

BankDirect Capital Finance files lawsuit against TNA

The Wrestling Observer is reporting that BankDirect Capital Finance filed a lawsuit against TNA on September 29, asking for the company to return the $207,612.29 that it owes them. The lawsuit was filed in the Circuit Court in Cook County, Illinois. The case dates back to November 30, 2015 when TNA and BankDirect Capital Finance entered into an...

Becky Lynch returns to the ring in Sioux City

WWE Smackdown Women’s champion Becky Lynch returned to action last night at a non-televised live event at the Tyson Events Center in Sioux City, Iowa. “Thank you #WWESiouxCity you were Sioux amazing,” she wrote on Twitter after the show was over. She wrestled Alexa Bliss. Lynch has been on the sidelines for most of the month after she...

WWE Fastlane pay-per-view announced for March 2017

The Twitter account for the BMO Bradley Harris Center in Milwaukee announced that WWE Fastlane will be held there on Sunday, March 5. What’s interesting is that usually there are no pay-per-views in March unless WrestleMania falls on a date towards the end of the month. This, if our history is correct, is the first ever WWE pay-per-view in the...

GoFundMe campaign set up to bring back home the Dynamite Kid

A GoFundMe campaign has been set up to bring Tom “Dynamite Kid” Billington back home from a care home with a target goal of £20,000, or close to $25,000. The campaign was started by his wife Dot who wrote that for the past 13 months, Tom has been in a care home due to recent strokes and health issues. “We have tried everything possible to...

Bobby Lashley defeats Josh Appelt at Bellator 162

Bobby Lashley

Bobby Lashley co-main evented last night’s Bellator 162 and defeated Josh Appelt, moving to an eight-fight winning streak. Lashley tapped out Appelt after he locked in a rear-naked choke in the second round, remaining undefeated in his Bellator career. The former TNA champion has an MMA record of 15-2. After the fight was over, Lashley didn’t...

Former WWE manager Frenchy Martin passes away

Former WWE manager Frenchy Martin passed away yesterday at age 66, a year after he was diagnosed with bladder cancer. Martin, whose real name is Jean Gagné, made his WWE debut in 1986 as a wrestler but then transitioned to a managerial role, aligning himself with the late Dino Bravo. After Bravo replaced Martin with Jimmy Hart in 1989, he once...

Corgan/TNA lawsuit documents unsealed

Freelance reporter David Bixenspan got his hands on the unsealed court documents in the Billy Corgan lawsuit against TNA which were published yesterday night. The restraining order is what we initially thought it would be about, preventing TNA from continuing to either sell parts of the company or the whole company to anyone. It also prevents TNA...

Impact rating for 10/20/2016

Impact on POP this week drew 353,000 viewers, up 69,000 viewers from last week’s 4-month low of 284,000. Impact was headlined by Eddie Edwards vs Cody for the TNA title. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Ticket prices and seating chart for WrestleMania 33

We have received the ticket prices for next year’s WrestleMania, tickets that will go on sale to the general public on November 18 on Ticketmaster.com. The cheapest will be $35, then $50, $75, $150, $175, $200, $250, $350, $450, $1,000, and $2,000. All the prices quoted are without the additional taxes and fees, with the highest priced ticket...

Dwayne Johnson producing wrestling comedy series for FOX

Variety is reporting that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is developing a wrestling comedy series for FOX through his Seven Bucks Productions company. Joining Johnson in producing this show will be Will Ferrell’s Gary Sanchez Productions company while Andrew Gurland will write the pilot. The single-cam, hourlong comedy series offers a...

It’s a girl! Brie and Daniel reveal sex of the baby

Smackdown General Manager Daniel Bryan and his wife Brie Bella revealed that they will be having a baby girl. The duo announced that they will become parents for the first time earlier this month and Brie already has a pretty good visible baby bump. “When I found out it was a girl, I actually got really emotional,” Brie told WWE.COM...

Successful surgery for Paige

Paige underwent successful neck surgery yesterday at the Tampa General Hospital, a surgery performed by Dr. Juan Uribe who also performed the neck surgery on Nikki Bella earlier this year. The former WWE Divas champion was quickly back on Twitter after she was out of the operating theater and said that she now has three screws in her neck. “The...

WrestleMania 33 tickets go on sale on November 18

WWE is running WrestleMania 33 ticket sale adverts during live events, revealing the on-sale date of Friday, November 18. So far WWE has been quiet on tickets and travel packages for WrestleMania so this is the first glimpse of anything related to the show in a few months. A pre-sale is expected to happen that week through Ticketmaster.com before...

Anthem Sports & Entertainment issues statement on TNA investment

Anthem Sports & Entertainment Corp., the parent company of Fight Network, issued a statement yesterday confirming the recent cash injection in TNA, funding the Bound For Glory pay-per-view and subsequent television tapings that took place for a week after the PPV. “Fight Network has also offered to provide TNA Impact Wrestling with funding...

Paige undergoing neck surgery today

Former WWE Divas champion Paige is undergoing neck surgery today and posted a photo on her Twitter holding hands with her fiancé Alberto Del Rio with tubes in her hand as she lays in a hospital bed. Paige has hinted last month that Dr. Juan Uribe, the same doctor who operated on Nikki Bella at the beginning of this year, would be doing her...