Author - Colin Vassallo

Daniel Bryan to appear at Smackdown tapings in London, England

Daniel Bryan

Daniel Bryan will be traveling to the United Kingdom for the WWE WrestleMania Revenge Tour and will be appearing on the Smackdown tapings to be held on Tuesday, April 19, in London at the O2 Arena. “A heartfelt goodbye does not mean farewell. Now you have the opportunity to prove to the ultimate underdog that the Yes! movement is strong,” says...

Impact rating for 02/23/2016

Impact Wrestling

Impact on Pop on Tuesday night did its worst number so far since the move and one of the worst number – if not the worst – in company history. The show did a total of 210,000 viewers for the Lockdown-themed show from the United Kingdom. That is down from last week’s 273,000 viewers. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

Roman Reigns pulled from non-televised live events

Roman Reigns

Roman Reigns is off the non-televised live events this coming weekend as well as next week as WWE continues to sell the storyline from this past Monday’s Raw where Triple H beat him up pretty bad, an attack which was enjoyed by WWE fans in the arena judging by their approval. WWE.COM said that Reigns underwent nasal reconstruction surgery...

Paul Bearer’s WWE Hall of Fame ring ends up on Pawn Stars

Paul Bearer

The Hall of Fame ring owned by the family of the late Paul Bearer was on History Channel’s Pawn Stars episode yesterday. “WWE, the sort of… wrestling thing,” laughed Rick Harrison as he was presented by the ring for a potential sale. Harrison recounted how his kids used to think it’s the “greatest thing in the world” and then he...

Total Divas season 5 episode 6 rating

Total Divas

Episode 6 of season 5 of Total Divas which was titled End of a Friendship? drew a total of 777,000 viewers, continuing its downward trend for the fifth week in a row. That is down from last week’s 808,000 number and the second lowest rated episode of the whole series. (Ratings credit: Showbuzzdaily.com)

No decision yet from DISH to offer WrestleMania 32 on pay-per-view

WrestleMania 32

One of the biggest television and pay-per-view providers, DISH, has so far not made a decision if it will carry WrestleMania 32 on traditional pay-per-view. When we reached out to the company today, their corporate communication officer told us, “DISH continues to consider the value of WWE pay-per-view on an event by event basis and has made no...

WWE Network turns 2 today!

WWE Network

The WWE Network turned two years old today, currently standing at just over 1.2 million paid subscribers with data provided until December 31, 2015. WWE officially unveiled the WWE Network to the media and fans worldwide at CES 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada, on January 9 live from the Wynn Hotel with Vince McMahon, Stephanie McMahon, Triple H, Shawn...

Shane McMahon joins Twitter

Shane McMahon

Shane McMahon has finally joined the Twitter world using the @shanemcmahon username. His Twitter profile reads, “4th generation McMahon in the family business. Father. New Yorker. Sneakerhead.” His first tweet was a thank you to the Detroit crowd, which provided him with a moment he said he would never forget. “What a night. Thank you...

The Undertaker to return on Raw next Monday

Undertaker

It was announced during the Smackdown tapings yesterday that the Undertaker will be returning to Raw this coming Monday at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee. This will be the first time since the Survivor Series that the Undertaker will be appearing on WWE television. The show celebrated 25 years of the Undertaker and he teamed up with...

Payback 2016 in New Jersey switched to Extreme Rules

Extreme Rules

The Payback pay-per-view at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, has been changed to an Extreme Rules pay-per-view on the same date. Ticketmaster was selling tickets to the Payback event at the arena however now it was changed to Extreme Rules with the Prudential Center website also changing the name of the event. Last year, Extreme Rules...

Raw rating for 02/22/2016

Raw

This week’s Raw, with the surprise return of Shane McMahon, drew a total of 3,884,000 viewers, up 651,000 viewers from last week’s show. Hour one did 4,201,000 viewers, followed by 4,055,000 in the second hour, and then down to 3,396,000 in the third and final hour. From hour one to hour three Raw lost a whopping 805,000 viewers. This was the...

Payback 2016 pre-sale now on

Payback

The pre-sale for the Payback pay-per-view kicked off this morning at 10AM EST on Ticketmaster.com with the code WWEPC unlocking tickets for the show. This pre-sale ends on Thursday at 11:59PM EST. Ticket prices are $30, $50, $70, $85, $105, $2015, $405, and $505 with tickets then going on sale for the general public this Friday at Noon...

Lucha Underground to be part of SXSW in Austin, Texas

Lucha Underground

Austin, TX – February 23, 2016 – El Rey Network and South By Southwest (SXSW) Conferences and Festivals  announced today that the popular Lucha Libre wrestling series “Lucha Underground” will be part of this year’s SXAméricas celebration in Austin, Texas featuring both a panel and a live event on Tuesday, March 15th, 2016. ...

Vince McMahon drops the F-bomb live on Raw

Vince McMahon

Vince McMahon dropped the F-bomb live on Monday Night Raw last night but thankfully those behind the censor button caught it right on cue. However with thousands of fans filming on their cameras and cell phones, the whole thing was caught on fan footage. After the two shook hands and Shane said that they had a deal, Vince said, “I will have one...

Shane McMahon thanks Detroit crowd for their welcome

Shane McMahon

During the commercial break following the opening segment with Vince, Stephanie, and Shane McMahon, the returning McMahon thanked the Detroit crowd for their fantastic welcome. Standing at the top of the ramp, Shane said, “You truly have no idea…I got goosebumps right now…my nipples are hard! I am excited!” Shane added that it’s been...

Snickers to be exclusive presenting partner of WrestleMania 32

WrestleMania 32

WWE announced that Mars, Inc, will be the exclusive presenting partner of WrestleMania 32 through its Snickers brand. Snickers’ partnership with WWE will be highlighted by a series of custom content integration within the WWE Network telecast, promotional activity at WrestleMania Axxess, and integration on Raw and Smackdown. The agreement also...

Shane McMahon returns to Raw and gets WrestleMania match

Shane McMahon

Almost exactly six years ago after he left the company, Shane McMahon returned to Monday Night Raw to a massive pop that rolled back the years and injected some new life into WrestleMania. Shane came out during the opening segment to interrupt Stephanie McMahon’s speech about receiving the Vincent J. McMahon Legacy of Excellence Award and...

Daniel Bryan Night at Madison Square Garden on March 25

Daniel Bryan

The Madison Square Garden website has updated its information for the upcoming WWE non-televised live event for March 25 and is now listing it as a Daniel Bryan Night. The recently retired former WWE World Heavyweight champion will be at Madison Square Garden as WWE honors the “Yes!” man one more time just a week before WrestleMania...