Author - Colin Vassallo

Aleister Black to make TV debut at NXT Takeover: Orlando

Aleister Black, the man formerly known as Tommy End, will be making his NXT television debut at NXT Takeover: Orlando next weekend. The 31 year old Dutch star signed with WWE in June of last year and moved to Orlando four months later to start at the WWE Performance Center. He has been appearing at several non-televised live NXT events however has...

SummerSlam 2017 pre-sale now on

The pre-sale for SummerSlam is currently ongoing at Ticketmaster.com and will run till tomorrow, March 24 at 10PM ET. Those who wish to purchase a ticket now can use the codes DOTCOM and WWEAPP to unlock tickets or else wait for the general public sale which starts on Saturday, March 25 at Noon ET. Ticket prices are $50.50, $75.50, $95.50...

Jim Ross’ wife Jan passes away

Jim Ross’ wife Jan passed away last night from the injuries she suffered stemming from an accident three days ago in Norman, Oklahoma. Jan, 55, was riding her Vespa and was hit from behind by a car driven by a 17-year-old male. Unfortunately she was not wearing her helmet and the impact resulted in a catastrophic brain injury and multiple...

Puma, Foot Locker and WWE team up for special sneakers release

The website SoleCollector.com, which focuses solely on sneakers news and releases, is reporting that sports brand Puma is teaming up with Foot Locker and WWE for a special WrestleMania collaboration. Starting on April 1, Puma will sell a collectible sneaker, titled Puma Clyde, exclusively in Orlando for $499. The shoes come with Undertaker imagery...

Smackdown rating for 03/21/2017

Smackdown drew 2,647,000 viewers this week, an increase of just 19,000 viewers over last week’s show. Smackdown was #1 in the top 50 cable chart in the 18-49 demographic. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

WWE Intercontinental title match set for WrestleMania 33

The Intercontinental title will be on the line at WrestleMania after Dean Ambrose accepted Baron Corbin’s challenge to put the title up for grabs in 11 days. For the past two years, the IC title has been defended in a ladder match, a match which is absent from the show this year. At WrestleMania XXX, the title was not defended on the show and at...

Nattie Neidhart to induct Beth Phoenix into the WWE Hall of Fame

Nattie Neidhart has been selected to induct Beth Phoenix into the WWE Hall of Fame next week. Neidhart teamed up with Phoenix in 2011 and the two formed the Divas of Doom alliance. They are big friends in real life, and Phoenix noted it on Twitter. “When it comes to friends, she is the best there is, the best there was, and the best there ever...

Matt and Jeff Hardy reportedly offered WWE deals

Ryan Satin of ProWrestlingSheet.com is reporting that WWE has officially offered Matt and Jeff Hardy new deals and “all signs point to an inevitable return.” A return to the WWE would be a big deal for the company, especially if they are allowed to use the Broken gimmicks. Both Hardys are currently locked in a legal battle with Impact...

Mauro Ranallo misses second Smackdown broadcast in a row

For the second week in a row, lead Smackdown commentator Mauro Ranallo was absent from the commentary desk, leading to speculation that he will soon be gone from the company. Last week it was said that Ranallo missed the show due to the storm that prevented him from flying to Smackdown, however Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer said that it...

Nia Jax added to Raw Women’s title match at WrestleMania

The Raw Women’s title match at WrestleMania has been changed from a three-way match to a fatal four-way after Nia Jax defeated Bayley on Monday Night Raw and winning a place on the biggest show of the year. The champion Bayley now has to go through three former fellow NXT stars in Charlotte Flair, Sasha Banks, and Jax in order to retain...

Jim Ross’ wife Jan suffers catastrophic brain injury

In a blog update on his website, WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross said that his wife Jan suffered a catastrophic brain injury and is still alive only thanks to the life support equipment as she fights to recover. “I will fully admit that there has been no experience in my life that could have prepared me for this life changing week. To see one’s...

Raw rating for 03/20/2017

Raw last night drew a total of 3,048,000 viewers, down 184,000 viewers from last week’s show. Hour one drew 3,163,000 viewers, then decreased slightly to 3,117,000 viewers, before closing the night with 2,866,000 viewers in the third hour. The show lost nearly 300,000 viewers from hour one to hour three. Raw was #2, #3, and #5 in the top 50...

PROGRESS and ICW stars to wrestle during WrestleMania Axxess

It is going to be a good WrestleMania weekend for wrestlers from PROGRESS Wrestling and Insane Championship Wrestling as WWE announced that for the first time ever, members of these two British independent promotions will be wrestling during multiple Axxess events This will be the first time that non-WWE promotions will be represented at Axxess...

Vince McMahon involved in a car accident

WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon was involved in a vehicle accident this morning, less than a mile from the WWE world headquarters in Stamford, Connecticut according to TMZ.COM. McMahon, 71, was driving his expensive black Bentley and crashed with another car. TMZ says they have no information on what exactly happened or what caused the...

Eric Bischoff to induct DDP into the WWE Hall of Fame

Former WCW President and Raw General Manager Eric Bischoff will be inducting his friend Diamond Dallas Page in the WWE Hall of Fame on Friday, March 31. Bischoff was the one who really gave DDP a chance in professional wrestling, and DDP went on to have a very successful career, including winning the WCW title on multiple occasions. “I’m...

Stephanie McMahon fires Mick Foley from Raw GM job

Fans in Brooklyn started chanting “No! No! No!” before Foley even announced that he is leaving his position as Raw General Manager last night on Raw. “Effective immediately, I am taking a leave of absence,” Foley said in the middle of the ring reading off index cards. And then, the hardcore legend tore off the index cards and went into a...