Author - Colin Vassallo

Bret Hart says Daniel Bryan is “finished”

Bret Hart

Sports Illustrated has an interview with WWE Hall of Famer Bret “Hitman” Hart on the ‘state of the WWE’ and while he discusses a variety of subjects and individuals, perhaps the most powerful statement came regarding Daniel Bryan. “Daniel Bryan is finished,” Bret said. “He’ll never wrestle again. I don’t think he knows it yet. I...

TNA shows to stop airing in Australia on June 30

Impact Wrestling

TNA fans in Australia will be losing Impact Wrestling and pay-per-views at the end of this month as broadcaster Main Event announced on its website that it will stop all TNA shows on June 30. “After a long and fruitful relationship, it is with regret that Main Event and TNA Wrestling are ending their relationship. The last episode of IMPACT...

Ken Shamrock returns to MMA and loses to Kimbo Slice

Ken Shamrock

Former WWE Intercontinental and Tag Team champion Ken Shamrock returned to the MMA cage yesterday for the first time in five years but came up short, losing via TKO to Kimbo Slice at Bellator 138. Shamrock, now 51 years old, showed that when mother nature catches up to you there’s no way to reverse it and it was evident that he had not stepped...

Vickie Guerrero announces she’s getting married

Vickie Guerrero

Former Raw General Manager Vickie Guerrero announced today on her Facebook account that she is now engaged and will be marrying her fiancé Kris Benson. Guerrero, the widow of the late WWE Hall of Famer Eddie Guerrero, posted a photo of her ring and a photo kissing Benson. “Kris Benson….YES!! I will marry you!!!!” she wrote along with...

Tough Enough to air on YouTube for the rest of the world

Tough Enough

In the latest press release regarding Tough Enough it was revealed that the show will be available on YouTube however it seems that it will be blocked for those countries who will get it on their local television. As of now, Tough Enough will air on USA Network in the United States, OSN Sports 2 HD across the Middle East and North Africa, Ten...

Triple H and NXT talent honor Dusty at start of NXT tapings

Triple H

Last night at the start of the NXT tapings, Triple H along with everyone at NXT came out on stage to honor Dusty Rhodes who passed away at age 69 last week. A very emotional Triple H spoke about how they lost a family member and how Dusty called everyone on stage his NXT kids. He said these were his family, his lifeblood, and gave everything he...

NXT television tapings to be held tonight at Full Sail University

NXT

WWE will be holding NXT tapings tonight at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida, the first set of tapings since the death of the American Dream Dusty Rhodes who was a big part of NXT and the WWE Performance Center and just 24 hours after his funeral service. A large group of Performance Center students and NXT regulars attended the funeral...

Ticketmaster out of Battleground 2015 tickets

Battleground

The Battleground pay-per-view is virtually sold out on Ticketmaster.com as the website is out of all regular tickets for the show which will be held at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. Ticket prices for Battleground were selling for $25, $50, $75, $100, $125, $300, and $450 for ringside. There are some official platinum seats available...

NHL’s Chicago Blackhawks receive WWE title replica

WWE Title

It seems that WWE is still haunting CM Punk in one way as his beloved Chicago Blackhawks received a gift from the Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon following their Stanley Cup win. The NHL Blackhawks Twitter accounted posted a photo of four of their players posing with the Stanley Cup and other trophies as well as a WWE World Heavyweight title...

Details from Dusty Rhodes’ funeral service in Tampa, Florida

Dusty Rhodes

6 days after passing away at age 69, WWE Hall of Famer Dusty Rhodes was honored by his family, friends, and co-workers at a funeral service held at the St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Tampa, Florida. The Tampa Bay Tribune reported that two buses filled with NXT stars and those training at the Performance Center arrived at the funeral an hour...

Dusty Rhodes funeral service being held in Tampa, Florida today

Dusty Rhodes

The funeral service for Dusty Rhodes is being held today in Tampa, Florida, as family, friends, and colleagues all come together to say one final goodbye to the American Dream. A large contingent from WWE as well as NXT are present at the funeral service, held on one of the few days that WWE does not tour. The service kicks off at 4:30PM at St...

WWE shares trading highest since March

WWE HQ

BTIG Research, a global equity trading and fund services company which also does research and strategy today initiated coverage on WWE with a buy rating and a $25 price target. WWE shares hit the ground running when trading opened this morning, reaching a day high of $17.18. Eventually when the final bell rang it settled down at $16.42, a 3.86%...

King of the Mountain match returning at Slammiversary

Slammiversary

After being shelved for six long years, the King of the Mountain match will return to TNA at Slammiversary, TNA’s first pay-per-view event of the year 2015. The King of the Mountain match consists of 5 individuals who begin ineligible to win. In order to become eligible one must score a submission or pinfall where falls count anywhere. Once...

WWE launches YouTube video game channel

WWE logo

WWE yesterday announced the launch of UpUpDownDown, a new YouTube channel focusing on video gaming hosted by one third of The New Day and avid gamer, Xavier Woods. Woods will be joined by other YouTube celebs, WWE Superstars, and video game editors for daily programming to discuss everything in the world of gaming. “By leveraging WWE’s massive...

Raw rating for 06/15/2015

RAW

The post-Elimination Chamber Raw did an average of 4,113,666 viewers, up nearly half a million viewers from last week’s show. Hour one did 4,095,000 viewers, followed by 4,249,000 in the second hour, and then down to 3,997,000 in the third and final hour. The reveal of the number one contender, Brock Lesnar, did not spike the numbers in the...