Author - Colin Vassallo

CM Punk gets half a million dollars for UFC 203

CM Punk

CM Punk got one of the biggest purses at UFC 203 despite losing his first MMA fight against another relative newcomer Mickey Gall. Punk received $500,000 for his fight according to figures released by the Ohio Athletic Commission and published by MMAFighting.com. He had a flat fee of half a million which means that had he won there would be have...

Video of Bo Dallas’ arrest at DFW makes its way online

Bo Dallas

TMZ obtained the video of the arrest of Bo Dallas which was captured from a body camera of one of the two officers who responded to the call. Dallas was arrested at the Dallas/Fort Worth airport at the end of August after he was ejected from flight Envoy 3331 which was headed to Puebla, Mexico. The video shows the officers taking his bag which he...

Alberto El Patron reveals why he was suspended from WWE

Alberto Del Rio

In an interview with Más Lucha held after the press conference at Hooters in Mexico City, the man formerly known as Alberto Del Rio revealed the reason why he was suspended for 30 days from WWE. Now going again by the name of Alberto El Patron, he said that he got his first Wellness Program violation for using a testosterone replacement although...

WWE titles on Raw renamed but lineage remains

WWE Women's Title

WWE.COM is now referring to the WWE Tag Team and Women’s titles which are part of the Raw brand as the Raw Tag Team and Raw Women’s titles and no longer as the overall WWE titles. The change in name is to put the Smackdown titles on an equal level as their Raw counterparts. As far as the previous holders go, both the Tag Team and Women’s...

AJ Styles makes history with WWE World title win

AJ Styles

AJ Styles made history last night, winning the WWE World title and becoming the first person to hold the WWE, TNA, NWA, and IWGP Heavyweight titles during his wrestling career. Styles won the WWE title 9 months after arriving from New Japan Pro Wrestling. He debuted at the Royal Rumble just a few months after he and fellow Bullet Club members...

Backlash 2016 live PPV report

Backlash

Welcome to our live coverage of WWE Backlash. The show is taking place from the Richmond Coliseum in Richmond, Virginia and it’s the first Smackdown-only PPV after the draft. The show is only available on the WWE Network and is not aired on traditional pay-per-view. Backlash starts with a scrolling message on 9/11 reminding us that freedom is...

Randy Orton reportedly not cleared to compete tonight at Backlash

Randy Orton

PWInsider.com is reporting that Randy Orton will not be facing Bray Wyatt at tonight’s Backlash pay-per-view because he has not been cleared to compete by the WWE medical team after last month’s SummerSlam pay-per-view. What happens and how will WWE address the situation come PPV time remains yet to be seen but the Viper is in Virginia and...

WWE Superstars comment on CM Punk’s UFC debut

Nikki Bella

Nikki Bella, Natalya Neidhart, Darren Young, and Alberto Del Rio were some of his former wrestling colleagues that had words of encouragement for CM Punk after last night’s disastrous outing at UFC 203. “Don’t worry amigo @CMPunk it’s all good, you’ll be back stronger…” said the recently released Alberto Del Rio. Del Rio...

AJ Styles the bookies’ favorite to win the match against Ambrose

AJ Styles

AJ Styles is the heavy favorite to win his match tonight against Dean Ambrose at Backlash according to the bookies. Styles is at 1/14 to win while Ambrose is at a distant 7/1 to retain. The odds do not necessarily mean a title change but just a win, no matter how. A DQ win for Styles would obviously mean the title stays with Ambrose. Dolph Ziggler...

An emotional CM Punk faces the media following UFC 203

CM Punk

Fighting back tears most of the time, CM Punk faced the press after UFC 203 with a banged up face and a cauliflower ear and responded questions regarding the fight and his future. “The process was magical, I’m just disappointed. I’m beating myself up more than I was beat up, I am supremely disappointed. Just being out there was the most fun...

Backlash 2016 live on the WWE Network tonight

Backlash

Live tonight from the Richmond Coliseum in Richmond, Virginia, WWE presents Backlash live on the WWE Network. The full card is as follows: Dean Ambrose vs AJ Styles for the WWE World title; The Miz vs Dolph Ziggler for the WWE Intercontinental title; Becky Lynch vs Alexa Bliss vs Naomi vs Nikki Bella vs Carmella vs Natalya in a six-pack...

CM Punk gets choked out in first UFC fight

CM Punk

21 months after signing his UFC deal, CM Punk finally stepped inside the Octagon for his first ever professional MMA fight tonight at UFC 203 in Cleveland, Ohio and it was short and not with a happy ending. The former WWE champion walked out to the popular theme song Cult of Personality with a big pop from the crowd. Punk smiled as he walked...

TNA Grand championship tournament participants and rules

TNA

The TNA Grand championship was unveiled during this week’s Impact by TNA President Billy Corgan, kicking off an eight-man tournament to determine the first ever champion. Participating in the tournament are Drew Galloway, Eli Drake, Aron Rex, Eddie Edwards, Jessie Godderz, Braxton Sutter, Mahabali Shera, and Trevor Lee. The first match took...

Rick Rude’s son passes away at age 19

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The son of former WWE and WCW Superstar Rick Rude, Colton, passed away last week following a motorcycle accident. The 19-year-old succumbed to the injuries he sustained in the wreck on Floyd Springs Road last Saturday afternoon, according to Chief Deputy Coroner Gene Proctor and reported by the Rome News Tribune. Floyd County police officer Ron...

Impact rating for 09/08/2016

Impact Wrestling

Yesterday’s Impact which featured the Delete or Decay match drew 337,000 viewers, down 14,000 viewers from last week’s show. Compared to the Final Deletion episode which featured the same kind of match between Jeff and Matt Hardy, yesterday’s show had 73,000 less viewers. The show went head to head with NFL on NBC which drew 24 million...